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Preclinical Therapeutics Publications

Publications involving PTC participation

2017

Lu X, Peled N, Greer J, Wu W, Choi P, Berger AH, Wong S, Jen KY, Seo Y, Hann B, Brooks A, Meyerson M, Collisson EA. MET Exon 14 Mutation Encodes an Actionable Therapeutic Target in Lung Adenocarcinoma. Cancer Res. 2017.

Magnitsky S, Zhang J, Idiyatullin D, Mohan G, Garwood M, Lane NE, Majumdar S. Positive contrast from cells labeled with iron oxide nanoparticles: Quantitation of imaging data. Magn Reson Med. 2017. PubMed PMID: 28097749; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5513790.

Mohamed TM, Stone NR, Berry EC, Radzinsky E, Huang Y, Pratt K, Ang YS, Yu P, Wang H, Tang S, Magnitsky S, Ding S, Ivey KN, Srivastava D. Chemical Enhancement of In Vitro and In Vivo Direct Cardiac Reprogramming. Circulation. 2017;135(10):978-995. PubMed PMID: 27834668; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5340593.

Morvan MG, Champsaur M, Reizis B, Lanier LL. Chronic In Vivo Interaction of Dendritic Cells Expressing the Ligand Rae-1epsilon with NK Cells Impacts NKG2D Expression and Function. Immunohorizons. 2017;1(3):10-19. PubMed PMID: 28815225; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5555644.

Okimoto RA, Breitenbuecher F, Olivas VR, Wu W, Gini B, Hofree M, Asthana S, Hrustanovic G, Flanagan J, Tulpule A, Blakely CM, Haringsma HJ, Simmons AD, Gowen K, Suh J, Miller VA, Ali S, Schuler M, Bivona TG. Inactivation of Capicua drives cancer metastasis. Nat Genet. 2017;49:87-96. PMC5195898.

Kyung Rho J, Young Lee I, Jung Choi Y, Choi CM, Hur JY, Koh JS, Lee J, Suh BC, Song HJ, Salgaonkar P, Lee J, Lee J, Jung DS, Kim SY, Woo DC, Baek IJ, Lee JY, Ha CH, Sung YH, Kim JK, Kim WS, Song JS, Kim CH, Bivona TG, Lee JC, Rho JK, Lee IY, Choi YJ. Superior Efficacy and Selectivity of Novel Small-Molecule Kinase Inhibitors of T790M-Mutant EGFR in Preclinical Models of Lung Cancer. Cancer Res. 2017;77:1200-1211. PMC5334209.

Shahi P, Wang CY, Lawson DA, Slorach EM, Lu A, Yu Y, Lai MD, Gonzalez Velozo H, Werb Z. ZNF503/Zpo2 drives aggressive breast cancer progression by down-regulation of GATA3 expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:3169-3174. PMC5373372.

Shahi P, Wang CY, Lawson DA, Slorach EM, Lu A, Yu Y, Lai MD, Gonzalez Velozo H, Werb Z. ZNF503/Zpo2 drives aggressive breast cancer progression by down-regulation of GATA3 expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:3169-3174. PMC5373372.

Morvan MG, Champsaur M, Reizis B, Lanier LL. Chronic In Vivo Interaction of Dendritic Cells Expressing the Ligand Rae-1ε with NK Cells Impacts NKG2D Expression and Function. Immunohorizons. 2017 May 1;1(3):10-19. PMC5555644.

Lu X, Peled N, Greer J, Wu W, Choi P, Berger AH, Wong S, Jen KY, Seo Y, Hann B, Brooks A, Meyerson M, Collisson EA. MET Exon 14 Mutation Encodes an Actionable Therapeutic Target in Lung Adenocarcinoma. Cancer Res. 2017 Aug 15;77(16):4498-4505. PMID: 28522754.

Bartelink IH, Prideaux B, Krings G, Wilmes L, Lee PRE, Bo P, Hann B, Coppé JP, Heditsian D, Swigart-Brown L, Jones EF, Magnitsky S, Keizer RJ, de Vries N, Rosing H, Pawlowska N, Thomas S, Dhawan M, Aggarwal R, Munster PN, Esserman LJ, Ruan W, Wu AHB, Yee D, Dartois V, Savic RM, Wolf DM, van 't Veer L. Heterogeneous drug penetrance of veliparib and carboplatin measured in triple negative breast tumors. Breast Cancer Res. 2017 Sep 11;19(1):107. PMCID: PMC5594551.

He A, Miranda JL. JQ1 reduces Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoproliferative disease in mice without sustained oncogene repression. Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Sep 8:1-4.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28885069.

2016

Roybal KT, Williams JZ, Morsut L, Rupp LJ, Kolinko I, Choe JH, Walker WJ, McNally KA, Lim WA. Engineering T Cells with Customized Therapeutic Response Programs Using Synthetic Notch Receptors. Cell. 2016;167:419-432.e16. PMC5072533.

Roybal KT, Rupp LJ, Morsut L, Walker WJ, McNally KA, Park JS, Lim WA. Precision Tumor Recognition by T Cells With Combinatorial Antigen-Sensing Circuits. Cell. 2016;164:770-9. PMC4752902.

Campbell MR, Zhang H, Ziaee S, Ruiz-Saenz A, Gulizia N, Oeffinger J, Amin DN, Ahuja D, Moasser MM, Park CC. Effective treatment of HER2-amplified breast cancer by targeting HER3 and β1 integrin. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016;155:431-40. PMC4767608.

Dasgupta T, Olow AK, Yang X, Hashizume R, Tom M, Aoki Y, Berger MS, Weiss WA, Stalpers LJ, Prados M, David James C, Mueller S, Haas-Kogan DA, Nicolaides TP, James CD. Survival advantage combining a BRAF inhibitor and radiation in BRAF V600E-mutant glioma. J Neurooncol. 2016;126:385-93. PMC4907264.

Dudli S, Liebenberg E, Magnitsky S, Miller S, Demir-Deviren S, Lotz JC. Propionibacterium acnes infected intervertebral discs cause vertebral bone marrow lesions consistent with Modic changes. J Orthop Res. 2016;34(8):1447-1455. PubMed PMID: 27101067.

Faleo G, Lee K, Nguyen V, Tang Q. Assessment of Immune Isolation of Allogeneic Mouse Pancreatic Progenitor Cells by a Macroencapsulation Device. Transplantation. 2016;100(6):1211-1218. PubMed PMID: 26982952; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4874841.

Mohan G, Magnitsky S, Melkus G, Subburaj K, Kazakia G, Burghardt AJ, Dang A, Lane NE, Majumdar S. Kartogenin treatment prevented joint degeneration in a rodent model of osteoarthritis: A pilot study. J Orthop Res. 2016;34(10):1780-1789. PubMed PMID: 26895619.

Okimoto RA, Lin L, Olivas V, Chan E, Markegard E, Rymar A, Neel D, Chen X, Hemmati G, Bollag G, Bivona TG. Preclinical efficacy of a RAF inhibitor that evades paradoxical MAPK pathway activation in protein kinase BRAF-mutant lung cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:13456-13461. PMC5127364.

Olow A, Mueller S, Yang X, Hashizume R, Meyerowitz J, Weiss WA, Resnick AC, Waanders AJ, Stalpers LJ, Berger MS, Gupta N, James CD, Petritsch CK, Haas-Kogan DA, Weiss W. BRAF Status in Personalizing Treatment Approaches for Pediatric Gliomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2016;22:5312-5321. PMC5093033.

Pazarentzos E, Giannikopoulos P, Hrustanovic G, St John J, Olivas VR, Gubens MA, Balassanian R, Weissman J, Polkinghorn W, Bivona TG. Oncogenic activation of the PI3-kinase p110β isoform via the tumor-derived PIK3Cβ(D1067V) kinase domain mutation. Oncogene. 2016;35:1198-205.

Rezvani M, Español-Suñer R, Malato Y, Dumont L, Grimm AA, Kienle E, Bindman JG, Wiedtke E, Hsu BY, Naqvi SJ, Schwabe RF, Corvera CU, Grimm D, Willenbring H. In Vivo Hepatic Reprogramming of Myofibroblasts with AAV Vectors as a Therapeutic Strategy for Liver Fibrosis. Cell Stem Cell. 2016;18:809-16. PMC5325707.

Sabnis AJ, Guerriero CJ, Olivas V, Sayana A, Shue J, Flanagan J, Asthana S, Paton AW, Paton JC, Gestwicki JE, Walter P, Weissman JS, Wipf P, Brodsky JL, Bivona TG. Combined chemical-genetic approach identifies cytosolic HSP70 dependence in rhabdomyosarcoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:9015-20. PMC4987817.

Sherbenou DW, Aftab BT, Su Y, Behrens CR, Wiita A, Logan AC, Acosta-Alvear D, Hann BC, Walter P, Shuman MA, Wu X, Atkinson JP, Wolf JL, Martin TG, Liu B. Antibody-drug conjugate targeting CD46 eliminates multiple myeloma cells. J Clin Invest. 2016;126:4640-4653. PMC5127683.

Spangler B, Fontaine SD, Shi Y, Sambucetti L, Mattis AN, Hann B, Wells JA, Renslo AR. A Novel Tumor-Activated Prodrug Strategy Targeting Ferrous Iron Is Effective in Multiple Preclinical Cancer Models. J Med Chem. 2016;59:11161-11170. PMC5184369. 62. Takai K, Le A, Weaver VM, Werb Z. Targeting the cancer-associated fibroblasts as a treatment in triple-negative breast cancer. Oncotarget. 2016;7:82889-82901. PMC5341254.

2015

Wang MT, Holderfield M, Galeas J, Delrosario R, To MD, Balmain A, McCormick F. K-Ras Promotes Tumorigenicity through Suppression of Non-canonical Wnt Signaling. Cell. 2015;163:1237-51.

Wu CY, Roybal KT, Puchner EM, Onuffer J, Lim WA. Remote control of therapeutic T cells through a small molecule-gated chimeric receptor. Science. 2015;350:aab4077. PMC4721629.

Blakely CM, Pazarentzos E, Olivas V, Asthana S, Yan JJ, Tan I, Hrustanovic G, Chan E, Neel DS, Lin L, Newton W, Bobb KL, Fouts TR, Meshulam J, Gubens MA, Jablons DM, Johnson JR, Bandyopadhyay S, Krogan NJ, Bivona TG. NF-κB-activating complex engaged in response to EGFR oncogene inhibition drives tumor cell survival and residual disease in lung cancer. Cell Rep. 2015;11:98-110. PMC4394036.

Casbon AJ, Reynaud D, Park C, Khuc E, Gan DD, Schepers K, Passegué E, Werb Z. Invasive breast cancer reprograms early myeloid differentiation in the bone marrow to generate immunosuppressive neutrophils. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:E566-75. PMC4330753.

Hrustanovic G, Olivas V, Pazarentzos E, Tulpule A, Asthana S, Blakely CM, Okimoto RA, Lin L, Neel DS, Sabnis A, Flanagan J, Chan E, Varella-Garcia M, Aisner DL, Vaishnavi A, Ou SH, Collisson EA, Ichihara E, Mack PC, Lovly CM, Karachaliou N, Rosell R, Riess JW, Doebele RC, Bivona TG. RAS-MAPK dependence underlies a rational polytherapy strategy in EML4-ALK-positive lung cancer. Nat Med. 2015;21:1038-47. PMC4734742.

Li X, Colvin T, Rauch JN, Acosta-Alvear D, Kampmann M, Dunyak B, Hann B, Murnane M, Aftab BT, Cho M, Walter P, Weissman JS, Sherman MY, Gestwicki JE. Validation of the Hsp70-Bag3 protein-protein interaction as a potential therapeutic target in cancer. Mol Cancer Ther. 2015;14:642-8. PMC4456214.

Hsieh AC, Nguyen HG, Wen L, Edlind MP, Carroll PR, Kim W, Ruggero D. Cell type-specific abundance of 4EBP1 primes prostate cancer sensitivity or resistance to PI3K pathway inhibitors. Sci Signal. 2015;8:ra116. PMC4739654.

Lawson DA, Bhakta NR, Kessenbrock K, Prummel KD, Yu Y, Takai K, Zhou A, Eyob H, Balakrishnan S, Wang CY, Yaswen P, Goga A, Werb Z. Single-cell analysis reveals a stem-cell program in human metastatic breast cancer cells. Nature. 2015;526:131-5. PMC4648562.

Lin L, Sabnis AJ, Chan E, Olivas V, Cade L, Pazarentzos E, Asthana S, Neel D, Yan JJ, Pham L, Lu X, Wang MM, Karachaliou N, Manzano JL, Cao MG, Torres JM, Ramirez JL, Buttitta F, Rudin CM, Collisson EA, Algazi A, Robinson E, Osman I, Muñoz-Couselo E, Cortes J, Frederick DT, Cooper ZA, McMahon M, Marchetti A, Rosell R, Flaherty KT, Wargo JA, Bivona TG. The Hippo effector YAP promotes resistance to RAF- and MEK-targeted cancer therapies. Nat Genet. 2015;47:250-6. PMC4930244.

Muthusamy BP, Budi EH, Katsuno Y, Lee MK, Smith SM, Mirza AM, Akhurst RJ, Derynck R. ShcA Protects against Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition through Compartmentalized Inhibition of TGF-β-Induced Smad Activation. PLoS Biol. 2015;13:e1002325. PMC4682977.

Nyitray CE, Chang R, Faleo G, Lance KD, Bernards DA, Tang Q, Desai TA. Polycaprolactone Thin-Film Micro- and Nanoporous Cell-Encapsulation Devices. ACS Nano. 2015;9(6):5675-5682. PubMed PMID: 25950860; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4628825.

Raha P, Thomas S, Thurn KT, Park J, Munster PN. Combined histone deacetylase inhibition and tamoxifen induces apoptosis in tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer models, by reversing Bcl-2 overexpression. Breast Cancer Res. 2015;17:26. PMC4367983.

Rozanov D, Cheltsov A, Sergienko E, Vasile S, Golubkov V, Aleshin AE, Levin T, Traer E, Hann B, Freimuth J, Alexeev N, Alekseyev MA, Budko SP, Bachinger HP, Spellman P. TRAIL-Based High Throughput Screening Reveals a Link between TRAIL-Mediated Apoptosis and Glutathione Reductase, a Key Component of Oxidative Stress Response. PLoS One. 2015;10(6):e0129566. PubMed PMID: 26075913; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4468210.

Shahi P, Slorach EM, Wang C, Chou J, Lu A, Ruderisch A, Werb Z. The Transcriptional Repressor ZNF503/Zeppo2 Promotes Mammary Epithelial Cell Proliferation and Enhances Cell Invasion. J Biol Chem. 2015;290:3803-13. PMC4319044.

Song EK, Tai W, Messersmith WA, Bagby S, Purkey A, Quackenbush KS, Pitts TM, Wang G, Blatchford P, Yahn R, Kaplan J, Tan AC, Atreya CE, Eckhardt G, Kelley RK, Venook A, Kwak EL, Ryan D, Arcaroli JJ, Tai WM. Potent antitumor activity of cabozantinib, a c-MET and VEGFR2 inhibitor, in a colorectal cancer patient-derived tumor explant model. Int J Cancer. 2015;136:1967-75. PMC4323738.

2014

Park JS, Rhau B, Hermann A, McNally KA, Zhou C, Gong D, Weiner OD, Conklin BR, Onuffer J, Lim WA. Synthetic control of mammalian-cell motility by engineering chemotaxis to an orthogonal bioinert chemical signal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:5896-901. PMC4000811.

Ducker GS, Atreya CE, Simko JP, Hom YK, Matli MR, Benes CH, Hann B, Nakakura EK, Bergsland EK, Donner DB, Settleman J, Shokat KM, Warren RS. Incomplete inhibition of phosphorylation of 4E-BP1 as a mechanism of primary resistance to ATP-competitive mTOR inhibitors. Oncogene. 2014;33:1590-600. PMC3982880.

Davies JM, Robinson AE, Cowdrey C, Mummaneni PV, Ducker GS, Shokat KM, Bollen A, Hann B, Phillips JJ. Generation of a patient-derived chordoma xenograft and characterization of the phosphoproteome in a recurrent chordoma. J Neurosurg. 2014;120:331-6.

Galmozzi A, Sonne SB, Altshuler-Keylin S, Hasegawa Y, Shinoda K, Luijten IH, Chang JW, Sharp LZ, Cravatt BF, Saez E, Kajimura S. ThermoMouse: an in vivo model to identify modulators of UCP1 expression in brown adipose tissue. Cell Rep. 2014;9(5):1584-1593. PubMed PMID: 25466254; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4268417.

Kawasaki K, Freimuth J, Meyer DS, Lee MM, Tochimoto-Okamoto A, Benzinou M, Clermont FF, Wu G, Roy R, Letteboer TG, Ploos van Amstel JK, Giraud S, Dupuis-Girod S, Lesca G, Westermann CJ, Coffey RJ, Akhurst RJ. Genetic variants of Adam17 differentially regulate TGFβ signaling to modify vascular pathology in mice and humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:7723-8. PMC4040598.

Mueller S, Hashizume R, Yang X, Kolkowitz I, Olow AK, Phillips J, Smirnov I, Tom MW, Prados MD, James CD, Berger MS, Gupta N, Haas-Kogan DA. Targeting Wee1 for the treatment of pediatric high-grade gliomas. Neuro Oncol. 2014;16:352-60. PMC3922515.

Lohela M, Casbon AJ, Olow A, Bonham L, Branstetter D, Weng N, Smith J, Werb Z. Intravital imaging reveals distinct responses of depleting dynamic tumor-associated macrophage and dendritic cell subpopulations. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:E5086-95. PMC4250128.

Smith CC, Lasater EA, Lin KC, Wang Q, McCreery MQ, Stewart WK, Damon LE, Perl AE, Jeschke GR, Sugita M, Carroll M, Kogan SC, Kuriyan J, Shah NP. Crenolanib is a selective type I pan-FLT3 inhibitor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:5319-24. PMC3986131.

Sos ML, Levin RS, Gordan JD, Oses-Prieto JA, Webber JT, Salt M, Hann B, Burlingame AL, McCormick F, Bandyopadhyay S, Shokat KM. Oncogene mimicry as a mechanism of primary resistance to BRAF inhibitors. Cell Rep. 2014;8:1037-48. PMC4294625.

Timmerman LA, Holton T, Yuneva M, Louie RJ, Padró M, Daemen A, Hu M, Chan DA, Ethier SP, van 't Veer LJ, Polyak K, McCormick F, Gray JW. Glutamine sensitivity analysis identifies the xCT antiporter as a common triple-negative breast tumor therapeutic target. Cancer Cell. 2013;24:450-65. PMC3931310.

2013

Marsh Durban V, Deuker MM, Bosenberg MW, Phillips W, McMahon M. Differential AKT dependency displayed by mouse models of BRAFV600E-initiated melanoma. J Clin Invest. 2013;123:5104-18. PMC3859393.

Mirzoeva OK, Collisson EA, Schaefer PM, Hann B, Hom YK, Ko AH, Korn WM. Subtype-specific MEK-PI3 kinase feedback as a therapeutic target in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013;12:2213-25. PMC3800201.

Thomas S, Thurn KT, Raha P, Chen S, Munster PN. Efficacy of histone deacetylase and estrogen receptor inhibition in breast cancer cells due to concerted down regulation of Akt. PLoS One. 2013;8:e68973. PMC3711340.

Rubenstein JL, Wong VS, Kadoch C, Gao HX, Barajas R, Chen L, Josephson SA, Scott B, Douglas V, Maiti M, Kaplan LD, Treseler PA, Cha S, Hwang JH, Cinque P, Cyster JG, Lowell C. CXCL13 plus interleukin 10 is highly specific for the diagnosis of CNS lymphoma. Blood. 2013;121:4740-8. PMC3674672.

Thurn KT, Thomas S, Raha P, Qureshi I, Munster PN. Histone deacetylase regulation of ATM-mediated DNA damage signaling. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013;12:2078-87. PMC3821775.

Sidrauski C, Acosta-Alvear D, Khoutorsky A, Vedantham P, Hearn BR, Li H, Gamache K, Gallagher CM, Ang KK, Wilson C, Okreglak V, Ashkenazi A, Hann B, Nader K, Arkin MR, Renslo AR, Sonenberg N, Walter P. Pharmacological brake-release of mRNA translation enhances cognitive memory. Elife. 2013;2:e00498. PMC3667625.

LeBeau AM, Lee M, Murphy ST, Hann BC, Warren RS, Delos Santos R, Kurhanewicz J, Hanash SM, VanBrocklin HF, Craik CS. Imaging a functional tumorigenic biomarker in the transformed epithelium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:93-8. PMC3538269.

LeBeau AM, Duriseti S, Murphy ST, Pepin F, Hann B, Gray JW, VanBrocklin HF, Craik CS. Targeting uPAR with antagonistic recombinant human antibodies in aggressive breast cancer. Cancer Res. 2013;73:2070-81. PMC3618559.

Chou J, Lin JH, Brenot A, Kim JW, Provot S, Werb Z. GATA3 suppresses metastasis and modulates the tumour microenvironment by regulating microRNA-29b expression. Nat Cell Biol. 2013;15:201-13. PMC3660859.

Li X, Srinivasan SR, Connarn J, Ahmad A, Young ZT, Kabza AM, Zuiderweg ER, Sun D, Gestwicki JE. Analogs of the Allosteric Heat Shock Protein 70 (Hsp70) Inhibitor, MKT-077, as Anti-Cancer Agents. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2013;4(11). PubMed PMID: 24312699; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3845967.

Mueller S, Bhargava S, Molinaro AM, Yang X, Kolkowitz I, Olow A, Wehmeijer N, Orbach S, Chen J, Matthay KK, Haas-Kogan DA. Poly (ADP-Ribose) polymerase inhibitor MK-4827 together with radiation as a novel therapy for metastatic neuroblastoma. Anticancer Res. 2013;33:755-62. PMC3684561.

2012

Collisson EA, Trejo CL, Silva JM, Gu S, Korkola JE, Heiser LM, Charles RP, Rabinovich BA, Hann B, Dankort D, Spellman PT, Phillips WA, Gray JW, McMahon M. A central role for RAF→MEK→ERK signaling in the genesis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Cancer Discov. 2012;2:685-93. PMC3425446.

Phillips JJ, Huillard E, Robinson AE, Ward A, Lum DH, Polley MY, Rosen SD, Rowitch DH, Werb Z. Heparan sulfate sulfatase SULF2 regulates PDGFRalpha signaling and growth in human and mouse malignant glioma. J Clin Invest. 2012;122(3):911-922. PubMed PMID: 22293178; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3287216.

Littlepage LE, Adler AS, Kouros-Mehr H, Huang G, Chou J, Krig SR, Griffith OL, Korkola JE, Qu K, Lawson DA, Xue Q, Sternlicht MD, Dijkgraaf GJ, Yaswen P, Rugo HS, Sweeney CA, Collins CC, Gray JW, Chang HY, Werb Z. The transcription factor ZNF217 is a prognostic biomarker and therapeutic target during breast cancer progression. Cancer Discov. 2012;2:638-51. PMC3546490.

Fan B, Malato Y, Calvisi DF, Naqvi S, Razumilava N, Ribback S, Gores GJ, Dombrowski F, Evert M, Chen X, Willenbring H. Cholangiocarcinomas can originate from hepatocytes in mice. J Clin Invest. 2012;122:2911-5. PMC3408746.

Ng R, Song G, Roll GR, Frandsen NM, Willenbring H. A microRNA-21 surge facilitates rapid cyclin D1 translation and cell cycle progression in mouse liver regeneration. J Clin Invest. 2012;122(3):1097-1108. PubMed PMID: 22326957; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3287214.

Lamouille S, Connolly E, Smyth JW, Akhurst RJ, Derynck R. TGF-beta-induced activation of mTOR complex 2 drives epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cell invasion. J Cell Sci. 2012;125(Pt 5):1259-1273. PubMed PMID: 22399812; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3324583.

Spassov DS, Wong CH, Harris G, McDonough S, Phojanakong P, Wang D, Hann B, Bazarov AV, Yaswen P, Khanafshar E, Moasser MM. A tumor-suppressing function in the epithelial adhesion protein Trask. Oncogene. 2012;31(4):419-431. PubMed PMID: 21706059; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3184310.

Zhang Z, Lee JC, Lin L, Olivas V, Au V, LaFramboise T, Abdel-Rahman M, Wang X, Levine AD, Rho JK, Choi YJ, Choi CM, Kim SW, Jang SJ, Park YS, Kim WS, Lee DH, Lee JS, Miller VA, Arcila M, Ladanyi M, Moonsamy P, Sawyers C, Boggon TJ, Ma PC, Costa C, Taron M, Rosell R, Halmos B, Bivona TG. Activation of the AXL kinase causes resistance to EGFR-targeted therapy in lung cancer. Nat Genet. 2012;44(8):852-860. PubMed PMID: 22751098; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3408577.

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