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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Glioblastoma Medicine & Life Sciences
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Medical Students Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences
Central Nervous System Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Atezolizumab in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer and history of asymptomatic, treated brain metastases: Exploratory analyses of the phase III OAK study

Gadgeel, S. M., Lukas, R. V., Goldschmidt, J., Conkling, P., Park, K., Cortinovis, D., de Marinis, F., Rittmeyer, A., Patel, J. D., von Pawel, J., O'Hear, C., Lai, C., Hu, S., Ballinger, M., Sandler, A., Gandhi, M. & Fehrenbacher, L., Feb 1 2019, In : Lung Cancer. 128, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Nervous System

Author Correction: Immune and genomic correlates of response to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy in glioblastoma (Nature Medicine, (2019), 25, 3, (462-469), 10.1038/s41591-019-0349-y)

Zhao, J., Chen, A. X., Gartrell, R. D., Silverman, A. M., Aparicio, L., Chu, T., Bordbar, D., Shan, D., Samanamud, J., Mahajan, A., Filip, I., Orenbuch, R., Goetz, M., Yamaguchi, J. T., Cloney, M., Horbinski, C. M., Lukas, R. V., Raizer, J., Rae, A. I., Yuan, J. & 7 others, Canoll, P., Bruce, J. N., Saenger, Y. M., Sims, P., Iwamoto, F. M., Sonabend Worthalter, A. M. & Rabadan, R., Jun 1 2019, In : Nature Medicine. 25, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Commentary: preclinical efficacy of immune-checkpoint monotherapy does not recapitulate corresponding biomarkers-based clinical predictions in glioblastoma by Garg et al. (2017)

Zhai, L., Ladomersky, E., Lauing, K. L., Wu, M., Scholtens, D. M., Savoor, R., Zhang, B., Wu, J. D., Horbinski, C. M., Lukas, R. V., Binder, D. C. & Wainwright, D. A., Mar 4 2019, In : OncoImmunology. 8, 3, 1548242.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Computational Biology
Gene Expression
Open Access
Multicenter Studies
Retrospective Studies


Lukas, R. V., Mar 1 2019, In : Clinical neurosurgery. 84, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate