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  • December 18, 2018 – Cancer Disparities

    If you’ve hosted a student before, or have yet to give it a shot, we need your help! This summer, we will be bringing over 100 talented, passionate, Boston area students to do research in our cancer center and we need...

  • December 11, 2018 – Funding

    The Kidney Cancer Program of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center seeks translational research projects for potential inclusion in the 5-year competitive renewal of the DF/HCC Kidney Cancer Specialized Program on...

  • October 30, 2018 – Funding

    DF/HCC's Newest SPORE - the Myeloid Malignancies SPORE - has released RFA's for its Career Enhancement and Developmental Research Project Awards, with applications due on December 6, 2018. Read more about these awards...

  • October 17, 2018

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  • Gannon HS, Zou T, Kiessling MK, Gao GF, Cai D, Choi PS, Ivan AP, Buchumenski I, Berger AC, Goldstein JT, Cherniack AD, Vazquez F, Tsherniak A, Levanon EY, Hahn WC, Meyerson M. Identification of ADAR1 adenosine deaminase dependency in a subset of cancer cells. Nat Commun 2018; 9:5450. PubMed
  • Lim KS, Li H, Roberts EA, Gaudiano EF, Clairmont C, Sambel LA, Ponnienselvan K, Liu JC, Yang C, Kozono D, Parmar K, Yusufzai T, Zheng N, D'Andrea AD. USP1 Is Required for Replication Fork Protection in BRCA1-Deficient Tumors. Mol Cell 2018; 72:925-941.e4. PubMed
  • Kehl KL, Lathan CS, Johnson BE, Schrag D. Race, Poverty, and Initial Implementation of Precision Medicine for Lung Cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2018. PubMed
  • Keskin DB, Anandappa AJ, Sun J, Tirosh I, Mathewson ND, Li S, Oliveira G, Giobbie-Hurder A, Felt K, Gjini E, Shukla SA, Hu Z, Li L, Le PM, Allesøe RL, Richman AR, Kowalczyk MS, Abdelrahman S, Geduldig JE, Charbonneau S, Pelton K, Iorgulescu JB, Elagina L, Zhang W, Olive O, McCluskey C, Olsen LR, Stevens J, Lane WJ, Salazar AM, Daley H, Wen PY, Chiocca EA, Harden M, Lennon NJ, Gabriel S, Getz G, Lander ES, Regev A, Ritz J, Neuberg D, Rodig SJ, Ligon KL, Suvà ML, Wucherpfennig KW, Hacohen N, Fritsch EF, Livak KJ, Ott PA, Wu CJ, Reardon DA. Neoantigen vaccine generates intratumoral T cell responses in phase Ib glioblastoma trial. Nature 2018. PubMed
  • Barros-Silva JD, Linn DE, Steiner I, Guo G, Ali A, Pakula H, Ashton G, Peset I, Brown M, Clarke NW, Bronson RT, Yuan GC, Orkin SH, Li Z, Baena E. Single-Cell Analysis Identifies LY6D as a Marker Linking Castration-Resistant Prostate Luminal Cells to Prostate Progenitors and Cancer. Cell Rep 2018; 25:3504-3518.e6. PubMed
  • Davids MS, Kim HT, Nicotra A, Savell A, Francoeur K, Hellman JM, Bazemore J, Miskin HP, Sportelli P, Stampleman L, Maegawa R, Rueter J, Boruchov AM, Arnason JE, Jacobson CA, Jacobsen ED, Fisher DC, Brown JR, . Umbralisib in combination with ibrutinib in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia or mantle cell lymphoma: a multicentre phase 1-1b study. Lancet Haematol 2018. PubMed
  • Criss SD, Mooradian MJ, Sheehan DF, Zubiri L, Lumish MA, Gainor JF, Reynolds KL, Kong CY. Cost-effectiveness and Budgetary Consequence Analysis of Durvalumab Consolidation Therapy vs No Consolidation Therapy After Chemoradiotherapy in Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Context of the US Health Care System. JAMA Oncol 2018. PubMed
  • Ding L, Kim HJ, Wang Q, Kearns M, Jiang T, Ohlson CE, Li BB, Xie S, Liu JF, Stover EH, Howitt BE, Bronson RT, Lazo S, Roberts TM, Freeman GJ, Konstantinopoulos PA, Matulonis UA, Zhao JJ. PARP Inhibition Elicits STING-Dependent Antitumor Immunity in Brca1-Deficient Ovarian Cancer. Cell Rep 2018; 25:2972-2980.e5. PubMed
  • Nayar U, Cohen O, Kapstad C, Cuoco MS, Waks AG, Wander SA, Painter C, Freeman S, Persky NS, Marini L, Helvie K, Oliver N, Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Ma CX, Regev A, Winer EP, Lin NU, Wagle N. Acquired HER2 mutations in ER metastatic breast cancer confer resistance to estrogen receptor-directed therapies. Nat Genet 2018. PubMed
  • Ott CJ, Federation AJ, Schwartz LS, Kasar S, Klitgaard JL, Lenci R, Li Q, Lawlor M, Fernandes SM, Souza A, Polaski D, Gadi D, Freedman ML, Brown JR, Bradner JE. Enhancer Architecture and Essential Core Regulatory Circuitry of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Cancer Cell 2018; 34:982-995.e7. PubMed
  • Hinohara K, Wu HJ, Vigneau S, McDonald TO, Igarashi KJ, Yamamoto KN, Madsen T, Fassl A, Egri SB, Papanastasiou M, Ding L, Peluffo G, Cohen O, Kales SC, Lal-Nag M, Rai G, Maloney DJ, Jadhav A, Simeonov A, Wagle N, Brown M, Meissner A, Sicinski P, Jaffe JD, Jeselsohn R, Gimelbrant AA, Michor F, Polyak K. KDM5 Histone Demethylase Activity Links Cellular Transcriptomic Heterogeneity to Therapeutic Resistance. Cancer Cell 2018; 34:939-953.e9. PubMed
  • Menotti M, Ambrogio C, Cheong TC, Pighi C, Mota I, Cassel SH, Compagno M, Wang Q, Dall'Olio R, Minero VG, Poggio T, Sharma GG, Patrucco E, Mastini C, Choudhari R, Pich A, Zamo A, Piva R, Giliani S, Mologni L, Collings CK, Kadoch C, Gambacorti-Passerini C, Notarangelo LD, Anton IM, Voena C, Chiarle R. Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP) is a tumor suppressor in T cell lymphoma. Nat Med 2018. PubMed
  • Michel BC, D'Avino AR, Cassel SH, Mashtalir N, McKenzie ZM, McBride MJ, Valencia AM, Zhou Q, Bocker M, Soares LMM, Pan J, Remillard DI, Lareau CA, Zullow HJ, Fortoul N, Gray NS, Bradner JE, Chan HM, Kadoch C. A non-canonical SWI/SNF complex is a synthetic lethal target in cancers driven by BAF complex perturbation. Nat Cell Biol 2018; 20:1410-1420. PubMed
  • Michelet X, Dyck L, Hogan A, Loftus RM, Duquette D, Wei K, Beyaz S, Tavakkoli A, Foley C, Donnelly R, O'Farrelly C, Raverdeau M, Vernon A, Pettee W, O'Shea D, Nikolajczyk BS, Mills KHG, Brenner MB, Finlay D, Lynch L. Metabolic reprogramming of natural killer cells in obesity limits antitumor responses. Nat Immunol 2018; 19:1330-1340. PubMed
  • Gandhi AK, Kim WM, Sun ZJ, Huang YH, Bonsor DA, Sundberg EJ, Kondo Y, Wagner G, Kuchroo VK, Petsko G, Blumberg RS. High resolution X-ray and NMR structural study of human T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain containing protein-3. Sci Rep 2018; 8:17512. PubMed
  • Osorio FG, Rosendahl Huber A, Oka R, Verheul M, Patel SH, Hasaart K, de la Fonteijne L, Varela I, Camargo FD, van Boxtel R. Somatic Mutations Reveal Lineage Relationships and Age-Related Mutagenesis in Human Hematopoiesis. Cell Rep 2018; 25:2308-2316.e4. PubMed
  • Ina Ly K, Vakulenko-Lagun B, Emblem KE, Ou Y, Da X, Betensky RA, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Duda DG, Jain RK, Chi AS, Plotkin SR, Batchelor TT, Sorensen G, Rosen BR, Gerstner ER. Probing tumor microenvironment in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma during chemoradiation and adjuvant temozolomide with functional MRI. Sci Rep 2018; 8:17062. PubMed
  • Biton M, Haber AL, Rogel N, Burgin G, Beyaz S, Schnell A, Ashenberg O, Su CW, Smillie C, Shekhar K, Chen Z, Wu C, Ordovas-Montanes J, Alvarez D, Herbst RH, Zhang M, Tirosh I, Dionne D, Nguyen LT, Xifaras ME, Shalek AK, von Andrian UH, Graham DB, Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Shi HN, Kuchroo V, Yilmaz OH, Regev A, Xavier RJ. T Helper Cell Cytokines Modulate Intestinal Stem Cell Renewal and Differentiation. Cell 2018; 175:1307-1320.e22. PubMed
  • Mashtalir N, D'Avino AR, Michel BC, Luo J, Pan J, Otto JE, Zullow HJ, McKenzie ZM, Kubiak RL, St Pierre R, Valencia AM, Poynter SJ, Cassel SH, Ranish JA, Kadoch C. Modular Organization and Assembly of SWI/SNF Family Chromatin Remodeling Complexes. Cell 2018; 175:1272-1288.e20. PubMed
  • Kensler KH, Poole EM, Heng YJ, Collins LC, Glass B, Beck AH, Hazra A, Rosner BA, Eliassen AH, Hankinson SE, Winer EP, Brown M, Tamimi RM. Androgen Receptor Expression and Breast Cancer Survival: Results From the Nurses' Health Studies. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2018. PubMed
  • Mowery CT, Reyes JM, Cabal-Hierro L, Higby KJ, Karlin KL, Wang JH, Kimmerling RJ, Cejas P, Lim K, Li H, Furusawa T, Long HW, Pellman D, Chapuy B, Bustin M, Manalis SR, Westbrook TF, Lin CY, Lane AA. Trisomy of a Down Syndrome Critical Region Globally Amplifies Transcription via HMGN1 Overexpression. Cell Rep 2018; 25:1898-1911.e5. PubMed
  • Jerby-Arnon L, Shah P, Cuoco MS, Rodman C, Su MJ, Melms JC, Leeson R, Kanodia A, Mei S, Lin JR, Wang S, Rabasha B, Liu D, Zhang G, Margolais C, Ashenberg O, Ott PA, Buchbinder EI, Haq R, Hodi FS, Boland GM, Sullivan RJ, Frederick DT, Miao B, Moll T, Flaherty KT, Herlyn M, Jenkins RW, Thummalapalli R, Kowalczyk MS, Cañadas I, Schilling B, Cartwright ANR, Luoma AM, Malu S, Hwu P, Bernatchez C, Forget MA, Barbie DA, Shalek AK, Tirosh I, Sorger PK, Wucherpfennig K, Van Allen EM, Schadendorf D, Johnson BE, Rotem A, Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Garraway LA, Yoon CH, Izar B, Regev A. A Cancer Cell Program Promotes T Cell Exclusion and Resistance to Checkpoint Blockade. Cell 2018; 175:984-997.e24. PubMed
  • Sade-Feldman M, Yizhak K, Bjorgaard SL, Ray JP, de Boer CG, Jenkins RW, Lieb DJ, Chen JH, Frederick DT, Barzily-Rokni M, Freeman SS, Reuben A, Hoover PJ, Villani AC, Ivanova E, Portell A, Lizotte PH, Aref AR, Eliane JP, Hammond MR, Vitzthum H, Blackmon SM, Li B, Gopalakrishnan V, Reddy SM, Cooper ZA, Paweletz CP, Barbie DA, Stemmer-Rachamimov A, Flaherty KT, Wargo JA, Boland GM, Sullivan RJ, Getz G, Hacohen N. Defining T Cell States Associated with Response to Checkpoint Immunotherapy in Melanoma. Cell 2018; 175:998-1013.e20. PubMed
  • Hosny A, Parmar C, Coroller TP, Grossmann P, Zeleznik R, Kumar A, Bussink J, Gillies RJ, Mak RH, Aerts HJWL. Deep learning for lung cancer prognostication: A retrospective multi-cohort radiomics study. PLoS Med. 2018; 15:e1002711. PubMed
  • Witwicki RM, Ekram MB, Qiu X, Janiszewska M, Shu S, Kwon M, Trinh A, Frias E, Ramadan N, Hoffman G, Yu K, Xie Y, McAllister G, McDonald R, Golji J, Schlabach M, deWeck A, Keen N, Chan HM, Ruddy D, Rejtar T, Sovath S, Silver S, Sellers WR, Jagani Z, Hogarty MD, Roberts C, Brown M, Stegmaier K, Long H, Shivdasani RA, Pellman D, Polyak K. TRPS1 Is a Lineage-Specific Transcriptional Dependency in Breast Cancer. Cell Rep 2018; 25:1255-1267.e5. PubMed
  • Oser MG, Fonseca R, Chakraborty AA, Brough R, Spektor A, Jennings RB, Flaifel A, Novak JS, Gulati A, Buss E, Younger ST, McBrayer SK, Cowley GS, Bonal DM, Nguyen QD, Brulle-Soumare L, Taylor P, Cairo S, Ryan CJ, Pease EJ, Maratea K, Travers J, Root DE, Signoretti S, Pellman D, Ashton S, Lord CJ, Barry ST, Kaelin WG. Cells Lacking the RB1 Tumor Suppressor Gene are Hyperdependent on Aurora B Kinase for Survival. 2018. PubMed
  • McCloud RF, Bekalu MA, Maddox N, Minsky SJ, Viswanath K. Leveraging breadth and depth: Strategies to characterize population diversity to address cancer disparities in the DF/HCC Catchment Area. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2018. PubMed
  • Liu PH, Wu K, Ng K, Zauber AG, Nguyen LH, Song M, He X, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Willett WC, Chan AT, Giovannucci EL, Cao Y. Association of Obesity With Risk of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Among Women. JAMA Oncol 2018. PubMed
  • Hamada T, Nowak JA, Masugi Y, Drew DA, Song M, Cao Y, Kosumi K, Mima K, Twombly TS, Liu L, Shi Y, da Silva A, Gu M, Li W, Nosho K, Keum N, Giannakis M, Meyerhardt JA, Wu K, Wang M, Chan AT, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS, Nishihara R, Zhang X, Ogino S. Smoking and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Sub-Classified by Tumor-Infiltrating T Cells. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2018. PubMed
  • Simon TG, Ma Y, Ludvigsson JF, Chong DQ, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS, Meyerhardt JA, Corey KE, Chung RT, Zhang X, Chan AT. Association Between Aspirin Use and Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. JAMA Oncol 2018. PubMed
  • Barnard ME, Poole EM, Curhan GC, Eliassen AH, Rosner BA, Terry KL, Tworoger SS. Association of Analgesic Use With Risk of Ovarian Cancer in the Nurses' Health Studies. JAMA Oncol 2018. PubMed
  • Jiang P, Gu S, Pan D, Fu J, Sahu A, Hu X, Li Z, Traugh N, Bu X, Li B, Liu J, Freeman GJ, Brown MA, Wucherpfennig KW, Liu XS. Signatures of T cell dysfunction and exclusion predict cancer immunotherapy response. Nat Med 2018; 24:1550-1558. PubMed
  • Kwan TT, Bardia A, Spring LM, Giobbie-Hurder A, Kalinich M, Dubash T, Sundaresan T, Hong X, LiCausi JA, Ho U, Silva EJ, Wittner BS, Sequist LV, Kapur R, Miyamoto DT, Toner M, Haber DA, Maheswaran S. A Digital RNA Signature of Circulating Tumor Cells Predicting Early Therapeutic Response in Localized and Metastatic Breast Cancer. 2018; 8:1286-1299. PubMed
  • Hamieh L, Choueiri TK, Ogórek B, Khabibullin D, Rosebrock D, Livitz D, Fay A, Pignon JC, McDermott DF, Agarwal N, Gao W, Signoretti S, Kwiatkowski DJ. Mechanisms of acquired resistance to rapalogs in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. PLoS Genet. 2018; 14:e1007679. PubMed
  • Guerra RM, Bird GH, Harvey EP, Dharia NV, Korshavn KJ, Prew MS, Stegmaier K, Walensky LD. Precision Targeting of BFL-1/A1 and an ATM Co-dependency in Human Cancer. Cell Rep 2018; 24:3393-3403.e5. PubMed
  • Nangia V, Siddiqui FM, Caenepeel S, Timonina D, Bilton SJ, Phan N, Gomez-Caraballo M, Archibald HL, Li C, Fraser C, Rigas D, Vajda K, Ferris LA, Lanuti M, Wright CD, Raskin KA, Cahill DP, Shin JH, Keyes C, Sequist LV, Piotrowska Z, Farago AF, Azzoli CG, Gainor JF, Sarosiek KA, Brown SP, Coxon A, Benes CH, Hughes PE, Hata AN. Exploiting MCL-1 dependency with combination MEK + MCL-1 inhibitors leads to induction of apoptosis and tumor regression in KRAS mutant non-small cell lung cancer. 2018. PubMed
  • Filippakis H, Belaid A, Siroky B, Wu C, Alesi N, Hougard T, Nijmeh J, Lam HC, Henske EP. Vps34-mediated macropinocytosis in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex 2-deficient cells supports tumorigenesis. Sci Rep 2018; 8:14161. PubMed
  • Treon SP, Gustine J, Meid K, Yang G, Xu L, Liu X, Demos M, Kofides A, Tsakmaklis N, Chen JG, Munshi M, Chan G, Dubeau T, Raje N, Yee A, O'Donnell E, Hunter ZR, Castillo JJ. Ibrutinib Monotherapy in Symptomatic, Treatment-Naïve Patients With Waldenström Macroglobulinemia. J Clin Oncol 2018; 36:2755-2761. PubMed
  • Hill SJ, Decker B, Roberts EA, Horowitz NS, Muto MG, Worley MJ, Feltmate CM, Nucci MR, Swisher EM, Nguyen H, Yang C, Morizane R, Kochupurakkal BS, Do KT, Konstantinopoulos PA, Liu JF, Bonventre JV, Matulonis UA, Shapiro GI, Berkowitz RS, Crum CP, D'Andrea AD. Prediction of DNA Repair Inhibitor Response in Short Term Patient-Derived Ovarian Cancer Organoids. 2018. PubMed
  • Kitajima S, Asahina H, Chen T, Guo S, Quiceno LG, Cavanaugh JD, Merlino AA, Tange S, Terai H, Kim JW, Wang X, Zhou S, Xu M, Wang S, Zhu Z, Thai TC, Takahashi C, Wang Y, Neve R, Stinson S, Tamayo P, Watanabe H, Kirschmeier PT, Wong KK, Barbie DA. Overcoming Resistance to Dual Innate Immune and MEK Inhibition Downstream of KRAS. Cancer Cell 2018; 34:439-452.e6. PubMed
  • Archer TC, Ehrenberger T, Mundt F, Gold MP, Krug K, Mah CK, Mahoney EL, Daniel CJ, LeNail A, Ramamoorthy D, Mertins P, Mani DR, Zhang H, Gillette MA, Clauser K, Noble M, Tang LC, Pierre-François J, Silterra J, Jensen J, Tamayo P, Korshunov A, Pfister SM, Kool M, Northcott PA, Sears RC, Lipton JO, Carr SA, Mesirov JP, Pomeroy SL, Fraenkel E. Proteomics, Post-translational Modifications, and Integrative Analyses Reveal Molecular Heterogeneity within Medulloblastoma Subgroups. Cancer Cell 2018; 34:396-410.e8. PubMed
  • Karaayvaz M, Cristea S, Gillespie SM, Patel AP, Mylvaganam R, Luo CC, Specht MC, Bernstein BE, Michor F, Ellisen LW. Unravelling subclonal heterogeneity and aggressive disease states in TNBC through single-cell RNA-seq. Nat Commun 2018; 9:3588. PubMed
  • Miao D, Margolis CA, Vokes NI, Liu D, Taylor-Weiner A, Wankowicz SM, Adeegbe D, Keliher D, Schilling B, Tracy A, Manos M, Chau NG, Hanna GJ, Polak P, Rodig SJ, Signoretti S, Sholl LM, Engelman JA, Getz G, Jänne PA, Haddad RI, Choueiri TK, Barbie DA, Haq R, Awad MM, Schadendorf D, Hodi FS, Bellmunt J, Wong KK, Hammerman P, Van Allen EM. Genomic correlates of response to immune checkpoint blockade in microsatellite-stable solid tumors. Nat Genet 2018; 50:1271-1281. PubMed
  • Choe J, Lin S, Zhang W, Liu Q, Wang L, Ramirez-Moya J, Du P, Kim W, Tang S, Sliz P, Santisteban P, George RE, Richards WG, Wong KK, Locker N, Slack FJ, Gregory RI. mRNA circularization by METTL3-eIF3h enhances translation and promotes oncogenesis. Nature 2018; 561:556-560. PubMed
  • Sweeney JG, Liang J, Antonopoulos A, Giovannone N, Kang S, Mondala TS, Head SR, King SL, Tani Y, Brackett D, Dell A, Murphy GF, Haslam SM, Widlund HR, Dimitroff CJ. Loss of GCNT2/I-branched glycans enhances melanoma growth and survival. Nat Commun 2018; 9:3368. PubMed
  • Bolli N, Maura F, Minvielle S, Gloznik D, Szalat R, Fullam A, Martincorena I, Dawson KJ, Samur MK, Zamora J, Tarpey P, Davies H, Fulciniti M, Shammas MA, Tai YT, Magrangeas F, Moreau P, Corradini P, Anderson K, Alexandrov L, Wedge DC, Avet-Loiseau H, Campbell P, Munshi N. Genomic patterns of progression in smoldering multiple myeloma. Nat Commun 2018; 9:3363. PubMed
  • Sandoval GJ, Pulice JL, Pakula H, Schenone M, Takeda DY, Pop M, Boulay G, Williamson KE, McBride MJ, Pan J, St Pierre R, Hartman E, Garraway LA, Carr SA, Rivera MN, Li Z, Ronco L, Hahn WC, Kadoch C. Binding of TMPRSS2-ERG to BAF Chromatin Remodeling Complexes Mediates Prostate Oncogenesis. Mol Cell 2018; 71:554-566.e7. PubMed
  • Nooka AK, Wang ML, Yee AJ, Kaufman JL, Bae J, Peterkin D, Richardson PG, Raje NS. Assessment of Safety and Immunogenicity of PVX-410 Vaccine With or Without Lenalidomide in Patients With Smoldering Multiple Myeloma: A Nonrandomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol 2018. PubMed
  • Mishra S, Van Rechem C, Pal S, Clarke TL, Chakraborty D, Mahan SD, Black JC, Lawrence MS, Daniels DL, Whetstine JR. Cross-talk between Lysine-Modifying Enzymes Controls Site-Specific DNA Amplifications. Cell 2018; 174:803-817.e16. PubMed
  • Kozono S, Lin YM, Seo HS, Pinch B, Lian X, Qiu C, Herbert MK, Chen CH, Tan L, Gao ZJ, Massefski W, Doctor ZM, Jackson BP, Chen Y, Dhe-Paganon S, Lu KP, Zhou XZ. Arsenic targets Pin1 and cooperates with retinoic acid to inhibit cancer-driving pathways and tumor-initiating cells. Nat Commun 2018; 9:3069. PubMed
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