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Rona S. Carroll, PhD


  • Thompson IR, Ciccone NA, Xu S, Zaytseva S, Carroll RS, Kaiser UB.GnRH Pulse Frequency-Dependent Stimulation of FSHβ Transcription Is Mediated via Activation of PKA and CREB.Mol Endocrinol. 2013 Apr;27(4):606-18.
  • Jiang X, Xing H, Kim TM, Jung Y, Huang W, Yang HW, Song S, Park PJ, Carroll RS, Johnson MD.Numb regulates glioma stem cell fate and growth by altering epidermal growth factor receptor and Skp1-Cullin-F-box ubiquitin ligase activity.Stem Cells. 2012 Jul;30(7):1313-26.
  • Goutagny S, Yang HW, Zucman-Rossi J, Chan J, Dreyfuss JM, Park PJ, Black PM, Giovannini M, Carroll RS, Kalamarides M.Genomic profiling reveals alternative genetic pathways of meningioma malignant progression dependent on the underlying NF2 status.Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Aug 15;16(16):4155-64.
  • Yang HW, Menon LG, Black PM, Carroll RS, Johnson MD.SNAI2/Slug promotes growth and invasion in human gliomas.BMC Cancer. 2010;10:301.
  • Arai T, Benny O, Joki T, Menon LG, Machluf M, Abe T, Carroll RS, Black PM.Novel local drug delivery system using thermoreversible gel in combination with polymeric microspheres or liposomes.Anticancer Res. 2010 Apr;30(4):1057-64.
  • Lee YB, Polio S, Lee W, Dai G, Menon L, Carroll RS, Yoo SS.Bio-printing of collagen and VEGF-releasing fibrin gel scaffolds for neural stem cell culture.Exp Neurol. 2010 Jun;223(2):645-52.
  • Schmidt NO, Ziu M, Cargioli T, Westphal M, Giese A, Black PM, Carroll RS.Inhibition of thromboxane synthase activity improves glioblastoma response to alkylation chemotherapy.Transl Oncol. 2010 Feb;3(1):43-9.
  • Ciccone NA, Xu S, Lacza CT, Carroll RS, Kaiser UB.Frequency-dependent regulation of follicle-stimulating hormone beta by pulsatile gonadotropin-releasing hormone is mediated by functional antagonism of bZIP transcription factors.Mol Cell Biol. 2010 Feb;30(4):1028-40.
  • Menon LG, Kelly K, Yang HW, Kim SK, Black PM, Carroll RS.Human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells expressing S-TRAIL as a cellular delivery vehicle for human glioma therapy.Stem Cells. 2009 Sep;27(9):2320-30.
  • Lee DH, Ahn Y, Kim SU, Wang KC, Cho BK, Phi JH, Park IH, Black PM, Carroll RS, Lee J, Kim SK.Targeting rat brainstem glioma using human neural stem cells and human mesenchymal stem cells.Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Aug 1;15(15):4925-34.
  • Jeong KH,Gill JC,Nose V,Parlow AF,Carroll RS,Kaiser UB.Expression of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor-simian virus 40 T antigen transgene has sex-specific effects on the reproductive axis.Endocrinology. 2009 Jul;150(7):3383-91.
  • Schmidt NO,Koeder D,Messing M,Mueller FJ,Aboody KS,Kim SU,Black PM,Carroll RS,Westphal M,Lamszus K.Vascular endothelial growth factor-stimulated cerebral microvascular endothelial cells mediate the recruitment of neural stem cells to the neurovascular niche.Brain Res. 2009 May 1;1268:24-37.
  • Benny O,Menon LG,Ariel G,Goren E,Kim SK,Stewman C,Black PM,Carroll RS,Machluf M.Local delivery of poly lactic-co-glycolic acid microspheres containing imatinib mesylate inhibits intracranial xenograft glioma growth.Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Feb 15;15(4):1222-31.
  • Claus EB, Park PJ, Carroll R, Chan J, Black PM.Specific genes expressed in association with progesterone receptors in meningioma.Cancer Res. 2008 Jan 1;68(1):314-22.
  • Cao W, Mah K, Carroll RS, Slayden OD, Brenner RM.Progesterone withdrawal up-regulates fibronectin and integrins during menstruation and repair in the rhesus macaque endometrium.Hum Reprod. 2007 Dec;22(12):3223-31.
  • Kalamarides M, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Takahashi M, Han ZY, Chareyre F, Niwa-Kawakita M, Black PM, Carroll RS, Giovannini M.Natural history of meningioma development in mice reveals: a synergy of Nf2 and p16(Ink4a) mutations.Brain Pathol. 2008 Jan;18(1):62-70.
  • Benny O, Kim SK, Gvili K, Radzishevsky IS, Mor A, Verduzco L, Menon LG, Black PM, Machluf M, Carroll RS.In vivo fate and therapeutic efficacy of PF-4/CTF microspheres in an orthotopic human glioblastoma model.FASEB J. 2008 Feb;22(2):488-99.
  • Tzika AA, Astrakas L, Cao H, Mintzopoulos D, Andronesi OC, Mindrinos M, Zhang J, Rahme LG, Blekas KD, Likas AC, Galatsanos NP, Carroll RS, Black PM.Combination of high-resolution magic angle spinning proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and microscale genomics to type brain tumor biopsies.Int J Mol Med. 2007 Aug;20(2):199-208.
  • Ugur HC, Ramakrishna N, Bello L, Menon LG, Kim SK, Black PM, Carroll RS.Continuous intracranial administration of suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid (SAHA) inhibits tumor growth in an orthotopic glioma model.J Neurooncol. 2007 Jul;83(3):267-75.
  • Cargioli TG, Ugur HC, Ramakrishna N, Chan J, Black PM, Carroll RS.Establishment of an in vivo meningioma model with human telomerase reverse transcriptase.Neurosurgery. 2007 Apr;60(4):750-9; discussion 759-60.
  • Yu Y, Jiang X, Schoch BS, Carroll RS, Black PM, Johnson MD.Aberrant splicing of cyclin-dependent kinase-associated protein phosphatase KAP increases proliferation and migration in glioblastoma.Cancer Res. 2007 Jan 1;67(1):130-8.
  • Liu F, Park PJ, Lai W, Maher E, Chakravarti A, Durso L, Jiang X, Yu Y, Brosius A, Thomas M, Chin L, Brennan C, DePinho RA, Kohane I, Carroll RS, Black PM, Johnson MD.A genome-wide screen reveals functional gene clusters in the cancer genome and identifies EphA2 as a mitogen in glioblastoma.Cancer Res. 2006 Nov 15;66(22):10815-23.
  • Kim SK, Kim SU, Park IH, Bang JH, Aboody KS, Wang KC, Cho BK, Kim M, Menon LG, Black PM, Carroll RS.Human neural stem cells target experimental intracranial medulloblastoma and deliver a therapeutic gene leading to tumor regression.Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Sep 15;12(18):5550-6.
  • Ziu M, Schmidt NO, Cargioli TG, Aboody KS, Black PM, Carroll RS.Glioma-produced extracellular matrix influences brain tumor tropism of human neural stem cells.J Neurooncol. 2006 Sep;79(2):125-33.
  • Aboody KS, Najbauer J, Schmidt NO, Yang W, Wu JK, Zhuge Y, Przylecki W, Carroll R, Black PM, Perides G.Targeting of melanoma brain metastases using engineered neural stem/progenitor cells.Neuro-oncol. 2006 Apr;8(2):119-26.
  • Kim SK, Cargioli TG, Machluf M, Yang W, Sun Y, Al-Hashem R, Kim SU, Black PM, Carroll RS.PEX-producing human neural stem cells inhibit tumor growth in a mouse glioma model.Clin Cancer Res. 2005 Aug 15;11(16):5965-70.
  • Schmidt NO, Przylecki W, Yang W, Ziu M, Teng Y, Kim SU, Black PM, Aboody KS, Carroll RS.Brain tumor tropism of transplanted human neural stem cells is induced by vascular endothelial growth factor.Neoplasia. 2005 Jun;7(6):623-9.
  • Kirsch M, Weigel P, Pinzer T, Carroll RS, Black PM, Schackert HK, Schackert G.Therapy of hematogenous melanoma brain metastases with endostatin.Clin Cancer Res. 2005 Feb 1;11(3):1259-67.
  • Benny O, Duvshani-Eshet M, Cargioli T, Bello L, Bikfalvi A, Carroll RS, Machluf M.Continuous delivery of endogenous inhibitors from poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) polymeric microspheres inhibits glioma tumor growth.Clin Cancer Res. 2005 Jan 15;11(2 Pt 1):768-76.
  • Schmidt KF, Ziu M, Schmidt NO, Vaghasia P, Cargioli TG, Doshi S, Albert MS, Black PM, Carroll RS, Sun Y.Volume reconstruction techniques improve the correlation between histological and in vivo tumor volume measurements in mouse models of human gliomas.J Neurooncol. 2004 Jul;68(3):207-15.
  • Schmidt NO, Ziu M, Carrabba G, Giussani C, Bello L, Sun Y, Schmidt K, Albert M, Black PM, Carroll RS.Antiangiogenic therapy by local intracerebral microinfusion improves treatment efficiency and survival in an orthotopic human glioblastoma model.Clin Cancer Res. 2004 Feb 15;10(4):1255-62.
  • Giussani C, Carrabba G, Pluderi M, Lucini V, Pannacci M, Caronzolo D, Costa F, Minotti M, Tomei G, Villani R, Carroll RS, Bikfalvi A, Bello L.Local intracerebral delivery of endogenous inhibitors by osmotic minipumps effectively suppresses glioma growth in vivo.Cancer Res. 2003 May 15;63(10):2499-505.
  • Bello L, Giussani C, Carrabba G, Pluderi M, Lucini V, Pannacci M, Caronzolo D, Tomei G, Villani R, Scaglione F, Carroll RS, Bikfalvi A.Suppression of malignant glioma recurrence in a newly developed animal model by endogenous inhibitors.Clin Cancer Res. 2002 Nov;8(11):3539-48.
  • Bello L, Lucini V, Carrabba G, Giussani C, Machluf M, Pluderi M, Nikas D, Zhang J, Tomei G, Villani RM, Carroll RS, Bikfalvi A, Black PM.Simultaneous inhibition of glioma angiogenesis, cell proliferation, and invasion by a naturally occurring fragment of human metalloproteinase-2.Cancer Res. 2001 Dec 15;61(24):8730-6.
  • Bello L, Carrabba G, Giussani C, Lucini V, Cerutti F, Scaglione F, Landré J, Pluderi M, Tomei G, Villani R, Carroll RS, Black PM, Bikfalvi A.Low-dose chemotherapy combined with an antiangiogenic drug reduces human glioma growth in vivo.Cancer Res. 2001 Oct 15;61(20):7501-6.
  • Joki T, Carroll RS, Dunn IF, Zhang J, Abe T, Black PM.Assessment of alterations in gene expression in recurrent malignant glioma after radiotherapy using complementary deoxyribonucleic acid microarrays.Neurosurgery. 2001 Jan;48(1):195-201; discussion 201-2.
  • Joki T, Machluf M, Atala A, Zhu J, Seyfried NT, Dunn IF, Abe T, Carroll RS, Black PM.Continuous release of endostatin from microencapsulated engineered cells for tumor therapy.Nat Biotechnol. 2001 Jan;19(1):35-9.
  • Joki T, Heese O, Nikas DC, Bello L, Zhang J, Kraeft SK, Seyfried NT, Abe T, Chen LB, Carroll RS, Black PM.Expression of cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) in human glioma and in vitro inhibition by a specific COX-2 inhibitor, NS-398.Cancer Res. 2000 Sep 1;60(17):4926-31.
  • Carroll RS, Zhang J, Bello L, Melnick MB, Maruyama T, McL Black P.KDR activation in astrocytic neoplasms.Cancer. 1999 Oct 1;86(7):1335-41.
  • Carroll RS, Zhang J, Black PM.Expression of estrogen receptors alpha and beta in human meningiomas.J Neurooncol. 1999 Apr;42(2):109-16.
  • Di Rocco F, Carroll RS, Zhang J, Black PM.Platelet-derived growth factor and its receptor expression in human oligodendrogliomas.Neurosurgery. 1998 Feb;42(2):341-6.
  • Carroll RS, Zhang J, Chauncey BW, Chantziara K, Frosch MP, Black PM.Apoptosis in astrocytic neoplasms.Acta Neurochir (Wien). 1997;139(9):845-50.
  • Shamah SM, Alberta JA, Giannobile WV, Guha A, Kwon YK, Carroll RS, Black PM, Stiles CD.Detection of activated platelet-derived growth factor receptors in human meningioma.Cancer Res. 1997 Sep 15;57(18):4141-7.
  • Carroll RS, Black PM, Zhang J, Kirsch M, Percec I, Lau N, Guha A.Expression and activation of epidermal growth factor receptors in meningiomas.J Neurosurg. 1997 Aug;87(2):315-23.
  • Carroll RS, Zhang JP, Black PM.Hormone receptors in vestibular schwannomas.Acta Neurochir (Wien). 1997;139(3):188-92; discussion 193.
  • Carroll RS, Schrell UM, Zhang J, Dashner K, Nomikos P, Fahlbusch R, Black PM.Dopamine D1, dopamine D2, and prolactin receptor messenger ribonucleic acid expression by the polymerase chain reaction in human meningiomas.Neurosurgery. 1996 Feb;38(2):367-75.
  • Carroll RS, Zhang J, Dashner K, Sar M, Black PM.Steroid hormone receptors in astrocytic neoplasms.Neurosurgery. 1995 Sep;37(3):496-503; discussion 503-4.
  • Carroll RS, Zhang J, Dashner K, Black PM.Progesterone and glucocorticoid receptor activation in meningiomas.Neurosurgery. 1995 Jul;37(1):92-7.
  • Guha A, Glowacka D, Carroll R, Dashner K, Black PM, Stiles CD.Expression of platelet derived growth factor and platelet derived growth factor receptor mRNA in a glioblastoma from a patient with Li-Fraumeni syndrome.J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1995 Jun;58(6):711-4.
  • Carroll RS, Zhang J, Dashner K, Sar M, Wilson EM, Black PM.Androgen receptor expression in meningiomas.J Neurosurg. 1995 Mar;82(3):453-60.
  • Leon SP, Carroll RS, Dashner K, Glowacka D, Black PM.Messenger ribonucleic acid expression of platelet-derived growth factor subunits and receptors in pituitary adenomas.J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1994 Jul;79(1):51-5.