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Sandra S. McAllister, PhD


  • Alspach E, Flanagan KC, Luo X, Ruhland MK, Huang H, Pazolli E, Donlin MJ, Marsh T, Piwnica-Worms D, Monahan J, Novack DV, McAllister SS, Stewart SA.p38MAPK plays a crucial role in stromal mediated tumorigenesis.Cancer Discovery. 2014 Mar 26.
  • Castaño Z, Marsh T, Tadipatri R, Kuznetsov HS, Al-Shahrour F, Paktinat M, Greene-Colozzi A, Nilsson B, Richardson AL, McAllister SS.Stromal EGF and igf-I together modulate plasticity of disseminated triple-negative breast tumors.Cancer Discovery. 2013 Aug;3(8):922-35.
  • Marsh T, Pietras K, McAllister SS.Fibroblasts as architects of cancer pathogenesis.Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012 Oct 30.
  • Castaño Z, Fillmore CM, Kim CF, McAllister SS.The bed and the bugs: interactions between the tumor microenvironment and cancer stem cells.Semin Cancer Biol. 2012 Oct;22(5-6):462-70.
  • Kuznetsov HS, Marsh T, Markens BA, Castaño Z, Greene-Colozzi A, Hay SA, Brown VE, Richardson AL, Signoretti S, Battinelli EM, McAllister SS.Identification of Luminal Breast Cancers that Establish a Tumor Supportive Macroenvironment Defined by Pro-Angiogenic Platelets and Bone Marrow Derived Cells.Cancer Discovery. 2012 Aug 15.
  • McAllister SS.Got a light? Illuminating lung cancer.Sci Transl Med. 2012 Jul 11;4(142):142fs22.
  • Castaño Z, Tracy K, McAllister SS.The tumor macroenvironment and systemic regulation of breast cancer progression.Int J Dev Biol. 2011;55(7-9):889-97. Review.
  • Elkabets M, Gifford AM, Scheel C, Nilsson B, Reinhardt F, Bray MA, Carpenter AE, Jirström K, Magnusson K, Ebert BL, Pontén F, Weinberg RA, McAllister SS.Human tumors instigate granulin-expressing hematopoietic cells that promote malignancy by activating stromal fibroblasts in mice.J Clin Invest. 2011 Feb 1;121(2):784-99.
  • McAllister SS, Weinberg RA.Tumor-host interactions: a far-reaching relationship.J Clin Oncol. 2010 Sep 10;28(26):4022-8. Review.
  • Godar S, Ince TA, Bell GW, Feldser D, Donaher JL, Bergh J, Liu A, Miu K, Watnick RS, Reinhardt F, McAllister SS, Jacks T, Weinberg RA.Growth-inhibitory and tumor- suppressive functions of p53 depend on its repression of CD44 expression.Cell. 2008 Jul 11;134(1):62-73.
  • McAllister SS, Gifford AM, Greiner AL, Kelleher SP, Saelzler MP, Ince TA, Reinhardt F, Harris LN, Hylander BL, Repasky EA, Weinberg RA.Systemic endocrine instigation of indolent tumor growth requires osteopontin.Cell. 2008 Jun 13;133(6):994-1005.
  • McAllister SS, Becker-Hapak M, Pintucci G, Pagano M, Dowdy SF.Novel p27(kip1) C-terminal scatter domain mediates Rac-dependent cell migration independent of cell cycle arrest functions.Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Jan;23(1):216-28.
  • Soga N, Namba N, McAllister S, Cornelius L, Teitelbaum SL, Dowdy SF, Kawamura J, Hruska KA.Rho family GTPases regulate VEGF-stimulated endothelial cell motility.Exp Cell Res. 2001 Sep 10;269(1):73-87.
  • Becker-Hapak M, McAllister SS, Dowdy SF.TAT-mediated protein transduction into mammalian cells.Methods. 2001 Jul;24(3):247-56.
  • Chellaiah MA, Soga N, Swanson S, McAllister S, Alvarez U, Wang D, Dowdy SF, Hruska KA.Rho-A is critical for osteoclast podosome organization, motility, and bone resorption.J Biol Chem. 2000 Apr 21;275(16):11993-2002.