Andrew Sikora, MD, PhD
- ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Otolaryngology
Dr. Sikora's clinical interests include:
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Melanoma and other Head and Neck Skin Cancers
- Thyroid Surgery
- Parathyroid Surgery
MD/PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
NYU School of Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Robert M. Byers Award for best basic clinical or research paper
Young Investigator Award
Second place award for research
First place award for research
Award for Distinguished Performance in Research
Broad Street Pump Award for service to public health
Member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society
Research interests include:
- iNOS (inducible nitric oxide synthase) as a therapeutic target for cancer
- Immunotherapy of head and neck and cutaneous malignancies
- Immunology and biology of HPV-induced head and neck cancer
- Window of Opportunity Trial of Neoadjuvant ADXS11-001 Vaccination prior to Robot-Assisted Resection of HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
The purpose of this study is to determine the immunogenicity of ADX11-001 vaccination in patients with HPV+ squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx. Also, to evaluate the tolerability, safety, and nature and ...
Sikora A, Weber R. Angiofibromas and Vascular Tumors of the Skull Base in Comprehensive Management of Skull Base Tumors. New York, Marcell-Decker; ppin press.
Sikora A, Myers J. Melanoma of the Head and Neck in the M.D. Anderson Cancer Care Series: Head and Neck Cancer. New York, Springer-Verlag; ppin press.
Liu C, Lou Y, Lizee G, Qin H, Liu S, Rabinovich B, Kim G, Wang Y, Ye Y, Sikora A, Overwijk W, Liu Y, Wang G, Hwu P. Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells Induce NK Cell-Dependent Tumor Antigen-Specific T-Cell Cross-Priming and Tumor Regression. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2008; 118: 1165-1175.
Morris L, Sikora A, Myssiorek D, DeLacure M. The Basis of Racial Differences in the Incidence of Thyroid Cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2008; 15: 1169-1176.
Sikora A, Shnayder Y, Yee H, DeLacure M. Oropharyngeal Kaposi Sarcoma in Related HIV-Negative Individuals. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology 2008; 117: 172-176.
Jethanamest D, Morris L, Sikora A, Kutler D. Esthesioneuroblastoma: A Population-based Analysis of Survival and Prognostic Factors. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 2007; 133: 276-280.
Morris L, Sikora A, Kuriakose M, DeLacure M. Tamoxifen Therapy for Aggressive Fibromatosis of the Posterior Triangle of the Neck. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 2007; 136: 674-676.
Morris L, Miglietta M, Sikora A, Okun M, Roland J. Emergent Parotidectomy for Penetrating Zone III Neck Trauma. Archives of Surgery 2007; 142: 1206-1208.
Kohan D, Sikora A. AIDS and the Otolaryngologist (2006). Alexandria, VA, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation;.
Setlur J, Le B, Sikora A, Rothstein S. Mycosis Fungoides: A Case of Tonsilar Involvement. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 2006; 132: 794-796.