Rimas Vincas Lukas

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Research Interests

Dr. Lukas, sub-specializing in neuro-oncology, is interested in the care of patients with primary brain tumors and spinal cord tumors as well as central nervous system (CNS) metastases. Dr. Lukas's research centers on clinical trials in neuro-oncology. Additionally, he has a strong interest in medical education in the U.S. and internationally and conducts research in neuroscience medical education.

Training Experience

2003Internship, Cook County Hospital, Chicago
2006Residency, University of Chicago Hospitals
2008Fellowship, University of Chicago

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Rush University

… → 2002

Research interests

  • Brain Cancer / Nervous System Cancer
  • Medical Education
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Oncology

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Research Output

Acute Neurological Complications of Brain Tumors and Immune Therapies, a Guideline for the Neuro-hospitalist

Thakkar, J. P., Prabhu, V. C., Rouse, S. & Lukas, R. V., Aug 1 2020, In : Current neurology and neuroscience reports. 20, 8, 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Can patient selection and neoadjuvant administration resuscitate PD-1 inhibitors for glioblastoma?

    Arrieta, V. A., Iwamoto, F., Lukas, R. V., Sachdev, S., Rabadan, R. & Sonabend, A. M., May 2020, In : Journal of neurosurgery. 132, 5, p. 1667-1672 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Scopus citations

    Dermatomyositis in a patient undergoing nivolumab therapy for metastatic melanoma: A case report and review of the literature

    Kosche, C., Stout, M., Sosman, J., Lukas, R. V. & Choi, J. N., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Melanoma Research. p. 313-316 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Evaluation of patient education materials for stereotactic radiosurgery from high-performing neurosurgery hospitals and professional societies

    Rooney, M. K., Rooney, M. K., Golden, D. W., Byun, J., Lukas, R. V., Lukas, R. V., Sonabend, A. M., Lesniak, M. S. & Sachdev, S., Jan 31 2020, In : Neuro-Oncology Practice. 7, 1, p. 59-67 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Extensive brainstem infiltration, not mass effect, is a common feature of end-stage cerebral glioblastomas

    Drumm, M. R., Dixit, K. S., Grimm, S., Kumthekar, P., Lukas, R. V., Raizer, J. J., Stupp, R., Chheda, M. G., Kam, K. L., McCord, M., Sachdev, S., Kruser, T., Steffens, A., Javier, R., McCortney, K. & Horbinski, C., Apr 15 2020, In : Neuro-oncology. 22, 4, p. 470-479 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle