Dr. Zohar Sachs received her undergraduate degree, a BS in Chemical Engineering, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge) in 1996. She then attended the Tufts Medical School Medical Scientist Training Program (Boston), receiving an MD/PhD in 2005. Dr. Sachs completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (Boston). Dr. Sachs conducted her fellowship in Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation at the University of Minnesota. In 2012 she became a member of the faculty.
Lunde L, Chuang C, Linden M, Williams S, Sachs Z, Cayci Zuzan, Young J, Ustun C. Lethal small bowel necrosis due to aspergillosis during acute promyelocitic leukemia induction. Am J Hematology 2012 Jun 13 [Epub ahead of print]
Linden MA, Bachanova V, Sachs Z, Young JA, Singleton TP, Ustun C. Transformed large B-cell lymphoma in rituximab-allergic patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia after allowgeneic stem cell transplant: successful treatment with ofatumumab. Luk Lymphoma 2012 May 21 [Epub ahead of print]
Sachs Z, Nguyen H, Hassan NAM, Rathe SK, Sachs K, Diaz-Flores E, Bendall SC, Diers MD, Nolan GP, Shannon K, Largaespada DA. “Activated NRAS mediates self-renewal capacity in AML.” Masonic Cancer Center Research Symposium, Minneapolis, MN 2012
Sachs Z, Nguyen H, Hassan NAM, Rathe SK, Diaz-Flores E, Diers MD, Shannon K, Largaespada DA. The effect of NRAS withdrawal on AML. SCOR Retreat: Signaling in Leukemia, New York, NY 2012 *oral presentation
Sachs Z, Diaz-Flores E, Diers MD, Rathe SK, Shannon K, Largaespada DA. “The effect of NRAS withdrawal on AML: Mechanisms of oncogene addiction.” Scientific Symposium in Honor of Naomi Rosenberg, Boston MA 2011 *oral presentation
Sachs Z, Diaz-Flores E, Diers MD, Sachs K, Bendall SC, Fienberg HG, Rathe SK, Nolan GP, Shannon K, Largaespada DA. “Oncogene withdrawal selectively alters phosphoprotein states and shifts differentiation status in myeloid leukemia subpopulations.” American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Orlando FL 2010
Sachs Z, Sharpless N, DePinho R, Rosenberg N. P16Ink4a induces apoptosis during Ab-MLV transformation of pre-B cells. J Virol 2004; 78:3304-11.