Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU Massey Cancer Center

Selected publications

Selected program member publications (2010)


Total program publications in 2010: 76


Cha E, Graham L, Manjili MH, Bear HD. IL-7 + IL-15 are superior to IL-2 for the ex vivo expansion of 4T1 mammary carcinoma-specific T cells with greater efficacy against tumors in vivo. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Jul;122(2):359-69.


Dash R, Richards JE, Su ZZ, Bhutia SK, Azab B, Rahmani M, Dasmahapatra G, Yacoub A, Dent P, Dmitriev IP, Curiel DT, Grant S, Pellecchia M, Reed JC, Sarkar D, Fisher PB. Mechanism by which Mcl-1 regulates cancer-specific apoptosis triggered by mda-7/IL-24, an IL-10-related cytokine. Cancer Res. 2010 Jun 15;70(12):5034-45.


Dent P, Yacoub A, Hamed HA, Park MA, Dash R, Bhutia SK, Sarkar D, Gupta P, Emdad L, Lebedeva IV, Sauane M, Su ZZ, Rahmani M, Broaddus WC, Young HF, Lesniak M, Grant S, Curiel DT, Fisher PB. MDA-7/IL-24 as a cancer therapeutic: from bench to bedside. Anticancer Drugs. 2010 Sep;21(8):725-31.


Dreyer ZE, Dinndorf PA, Camitta B, Sather H, La MK, Devidas M, Hilden JM, Heerema NA, Sanders JE, McGlennen R, Willman CL, Carroll AJ, Behm F, Smith FO, Woods WG, Godder K, Reaman GH. Analysis of the Role of Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation in Infants With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in First Remission and MLL Gene Rearrangements: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jan 10;29(2):214-22.


Emdad L, Sarkar D, Lee SG, Su ZZ, Yoo BK, Dash R, Yacoub A, Fuller CE, Shah K, Dent P, Bruce JN, Fisher PB. Astrocyte elevated gene-1: a novel target for human glioma therapy. Mol Cancer Ther. 2010 Jan;9(1):79-88.


Morales JK, Kmieciak M, Knutson KL, Bear HD, Manjili MH. GM-CSF is one of the main breast tumor-derived soluble factors involved in the differentiation of CD11b-Gr1- bone marrow progenitor cells into myeloid-derived suppressor cells. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Aug;123(1):39-49.


Park MA, Mitchell C, Zhang G, Yacoub A, Allegood J, Häussinger D, Reinehr R, Larner A, Spiegel S, Fisher PB, Voelkel-Johnson C, Ogretmen B, Grant S, Dent P. Vorinostat and sorafenib increase CD95 activation in gastrointestinal tumor cells through a Ca(2+)-de novo ceramide-PP2A-reactive oxygen species-dependent signaling pathway. Cancer Res. 2010 Aug 1;70(15):6313-24.


Walker T, Mitchell C, Park MA, Yacoub A, Rahmani M, Häussinger D, Reinehr R, Voelkel-Johnson C, Fisher PB, Grant S, Dent P. 17-Allylamino-17-Demethoxygeldanamycin and MEK1/2 Inhibitors Kill GI Tumor Cells via Ca2+-Dependent Suppression of GRP78/BiP and Induction of Ceramide and Reactive Oxygen Species. Mol Cancer Ther. 2010 May 4.


Yacoub A, Hamed HA, Allegood J, Mitchell C, Spiegel S, Lesniak MS, Ogretmen B, Dash R, Sarkar D, Broaddus WC, Grant S, Curiel DT, Fisher PB, Dent P. PERK-dependent regulation of ceramide synthase 6 and thioredoxin play a key role in mda-7/IL-24-induced killing of primary human glioblastoma multiforme cells. Cancer Res. 2010 Feb 1;70(3):1120-9.