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Edward J. Benz, MD


  • Benz EJ.Learning about genomics and disease from the anucleate human red blood cell.J Clin Invest. 2010 Dec 1;120(12):4204-6.
  • Levit L, Smith AP, Benz EJ, Ferrell B.Ensuring quality cancer care through the oncology workforce.J Oncol Pract. 2010 Jan;6(1):7-11.
  • Huang SC, Cho A, Norton S, Liu ES, Park J, Zhou A, Munagala ID, Ou AC, Yang G, Wickrema A, Tang TK, Benz EJ.Coupled transcription-splicing regulation of mutually exclusive splicing events at the 5' exons of protein 4.1R gene.Blood. 2009 Nov 5;114(19):4233-42.
  • Bates SE,Benz EJ Jr.Commentary: troublesome words, linguistic precision, and medical oncology.Oncologist. 2009 Apr;14(4):445-7. Review.
  • Zhou A,Ou AC,Cho A,Benz EJ Jr,Huang SC.Novel splicing factor RBM25 modulates Bcl-x pre-mRNA 5' splice site selection.Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Oct;28(19):5924-36.
  • Benz EJ Jr, Nathan DG, Amaravadi RK, Danial NN.Targeting the cell death-survival equation.Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Dec 15;13(24):7250-3. Review.
  • Emmons KM, Burns White K, Benz EJ.Development of an integrated approach to cancer disparities: one cancer center's experience.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Nov;16(11):2186-92.
  • Yang G, Huang SC, Wu JY, Benz EJ Jr.Regulated Fox-2 isoform expression mediates protein 4.1R splicing during erythroid differentiation.Blood. 2008 Jan 1;111(1):392-401.
  • Huang SC, Liu ES, Chan SH, Munagala ID, Cho HT, Jagadeeswaran R, Benz EJ.Mitotic regulation of protein 4.1R involves phosphorylation by cdc2 kinase.Mol Biol Cell. 2005 Jan;16(1):117-27.
  • Yang G, Huang SC, Wu JY, Benz EJ.An erythroid differentiation-specific splicing switch in protein 4.1R mediated by the interaction of SF2/ASF with an exonic splicing enhancer.Blood. 2005 Mar 1;105(5):2146-53.
  • Benz EJ.Genotypes and phenotypes--another lesson from the hemoglobinopathies.N Engl J Med. 2004 Oct 7;351(15):1490-2.
  • Huang SC, Jagadeeswaran R, Liu ES, Benz EJ.Protein 4.1R, a microtubule-associated protein involved in microtubule aster assembly in mammalian mitotic extract.J Biol Chem. 2004 Aug 13;279(33):34595-602.
  • Delhommeau F, Vasseur-Godbillon C, Leclerc P, Schischmanoff PO, Croisille L, Rince P, Morinière M, Benz EJ, Tchernia G, Tamagnini G, Ribeiro L, Delaunay J, Baklouti F.A splicing alteration of 4.1R pre-mRNA generates 2 protein isoforms with distinct assembly to spindle poles in mitotic cells.Blood. 2002 Oct 1;100(7):2629-36.
  • Nathan D, Benz EJ.Comprehensive cancer centres and the war on cancer.Nat Rev Cancer. 2001 Dec;1(3):240-5.
  • Deguillien M, Huang SC, Morinière M, Dreumont N, Benz EJ, Baklouti F.Multiple cis elements regulate an alternative splicing event at 4.1R pre-mRNA during erythroid differentiation.Blood. 2001 Dec 15;98(13):3809-16.
  • Huang S, Lichtenauer UD, Pack S, Wang C, Kim AC, Lutchman M, Koch CA, Torres-Cruz J, Huang SC, Benz EJ, Christiansen H, Dockhorn-Dworniczak B, Poremba C, Vortmeyer AO, Chishti AH, Zhuang Z.Reassignment of the EPB4.1 gene to 1p36 and assessment of its involvement in neuroblastomas.Eur J Clin Invest. 2001 Oct;31(10):907-14.
  • Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos A, Huang SC, Benz EJ.A nonerythroid isoform of protein 4.1R interacts with components of the contractile apparatus in skeletal myofibers.Mol Biol Cell. 2000 Nov;11(11):3805-17.
  • Mattagajasingh SN, Huang SC, Hartenstein JS, Benz EJ.Characterization of the interaction between protein 4.1R and ZO-2. A possible link between the tight junction and the actin cytoskeleton.J Biol Chem. 2000 Sep 29;275(39):30573-85.