Wells Lab


Sertorio, M; Perentesis, JP; Vatner, RE; Mascia, AE; Zheng, Y; Wells, SI. Cancer Cell Metabolism: Implications for X-ray and Particle Radiation Therapy. International journal of particle therapy. 2019; 5:40-48.

Toptan, T; Brusadelli, MG; Turpin, B; Witte, DP; Surralles, J; Velleuer, E; Schramm, M; Dietrich, R; Brakenhoff, RH; Moore, PS; et al. Limited detection of human polyomaviruses in Fanconi anemia related squamous cell carcinoma. PLoS ONE. 2018; 13.

Zhao, X; Brusadelli, MG; Sauter, S; Kovacic, MB; Zhang, W; Romick-Rosendale, LE; Lambert, PF; Setchell, KD R; Wells, SI. Lipidomic Profiling Links the Fanconi Anemia Pathway to Glycosphingolipid Metabolism in Head and Neck Cancer Cells. Clinical Cancer Research. 2018; 24:2700-2709.

Matrka, MC; Cimperman, KA; Haas, SR; Guasch, G; Ehrman, LA; Waclaw, RR; Komurov, K; Lane, A; Wikenheiser-Brokamp, KA; Wells, SI. Dek overexpression in murine epithelia increases overt esophageal squamous cell carcinoma incidence. PLoS Genetics. 2018; 14.

Khoury, R; Sauter, S; Kovacic, MB; Nelson, AS; Myers, KC; Mehta, PA; Davies, SM; Wells, SI. Risk of Human Papillomavirus Infection in Cancer-Prone Individuals: What We Know. Viruses. 2018; 10.

Smith, EA; Krumpelbeck, EF; Jegga, AG; Prell, M; Matrka, MM; Kappes, F; Greis, KD; Ali, AM; Meetei, AR; Wells, SI. The nuclear DEK interactome supports multi-functionality. Proteins: Structure, Function and Genetics. 2018; 86:88-97.

Matrka, MC; Watanabe, M; Muraleedharan, R; Lambert, PF; Lane, AN; Romick-Rosendale, LE; Wells, SI. Overexpression of the human DEK oncogene reprograms cellular metabolism and promotes glycolysis. PLoS ONE. 2017; 12.

Smith, EA; Kumar, B; Komurov, K; Smith, SM; Brown, NV; Zhao, S; Kumar, P; Teknos, TN; Wells, SI. DEK associates with tumor stage and outcome in HPV16 positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Oncotarget. 2017; 8:23414-23426.

Smith, EA; Gole, B; Willis, NA; Soria, R; Starnes, LM; Krumpelbeck, EF; Jegga, AG; Ali, AM; Guo, H; Meetei, AR; et al. DEK is required for homologous recombination repair of DNA breaks. Scientific Reports. 2017; 7.

Chlon, TM; Ruiz-Torres, S; Maag, L; Mayhew, CN; Wikenheiser-Brokamp, KA; Davies, SM; Mehta, P; Myers, KC; Wells, JM; Wells, SI. Overcoming Pluripotent Stem Cell Dependence on the Repair of Endogenous DNA Damage. Stem Cell Reports. 2016; 6:44-54.

Nguyen, HT; Tang, W; Webster, AL H; Whiteaker, JR; Chandler, CM; Errazquin, R; Roohollahi, K; Fritzke, M; Hoskins, EE; Jonlin, E; et al. Fanconi anemia-isogenic head and neck cancer cell line pairs: A basic and translational science resource. International Journal of Cancer. 2023.

Webster, AL H; Sanders, MA; Patel, K; Dietrich, R; Noonan, RJ; Lach, FP; White, RR; Goldfarb, A; Hadi, K; Edwards, MM; et al. Genomic signature of Fanconi anaemia DNA repair pathway deficiency in cancer. Nature. 2022; 612:495-502.

Roohollahi, K; de Jong, Y; Pai, G; Zaini, MA; de Lint, K; Sie, D; Rooimans, MA; Rockx, D; Hoskins, EE; Ameziane, N; et al. BIRC2-BIRC3 amplification: a potentially druggable feature of a subset of head and neck cancers in patients with Fanconi anemia. Scientific Reports. 2022; 12.

Vicente-Muñoz, S; Hunt, BG; Lange, TE; Wells, SI; Waltz, SE. NMR-based metabolomic analysis identifies RON-DEK-β-catenin dependent metabolic pathways and a gene signature that stratifies breast cancer patient survival. PLoS ONE. 2022; 17.

Chihanga, T; Vicente-Muñoz, S; Ruiz-Torres, S; Pal, B; Sertorio, M; Andreassen, PR; Khoury, R; Mehta, P; Davies, SM; Lane, AN; et al. Head and Neck Cancer Susceptibility and Metabolism in Fanconi Anemia. Cancers. 2022; 14.

Silva de Araujo, BE; Velleuer, E; Dietrich, R; Pomjanski, N; de Santana Almeida Araujo, IK; Schlensog, M; Wells, SI; Dorsman, JC; Schramm, M. Detection of cytogenetic changes and chromosomal aneuploidy with fluorescent in situ hybridization in cytological specimens of oral cancers in Fanconi anemia-Proof of concept. Clinical and Experimental Dental Research. 2022; 8:108-116.

Ruiz-Torres, S; Lambert, PF; Wikenheiser-Brokamp, KA; Wells, SI. Directed differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into epidermal stem and progenitor cells. Molecular Biology Reports. 2021; 48:6213-6222.

Bedard, MC; de Alarcon, A; Kou, YF; Lee, D; Sestito, A; Duggins, AL; Brusadelli, M; Lane, A; Wikenheiser-Brokamp, KA; Wells, SI; et al. HPV Strain Predicts Severity of Juvenile-Onset Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis with Implications for Disease Screening. Cancers. 2021; 13.

Sauter, SL; Zhang, X; Romick-Rosendale, L; Wells, SI; Myers, KC; Brusadelli, MG; Poff, CB; Brown, DR; Panicker, G; Unger, ER; et al. Human Papillomavirus Oral- and Sero- Positivity in Fanconi Anemia. Cancers. 2021; 13.

Ruiz-Torres, S; Brusadelli, MG; Witte, DP; Wikenheiser-Brokamp, KA; Sauter, S; Nelson, AS; Sertorio, M; Chlon, TM; Lane, A; Mehta, PA; et al. Inherited DNA Repair Defects Disrupt the Structure and Function of Human Skin. Cell Stem Cell. 2021; 28:424-435.e6.

Cunningham, S; McCauley, S; Vairamani, K; Speth, J; Girdhani, S; Abel, E; Sharma, RA; Perentesis, JP; Wells, SI; Mascia, A; et al. FLASH Proton Pencil Beam Scanning Irradiation Minimizes Radiation-Induced Leg Contracture and Skin Toxicity in Mice. Cancers. 2021; 13.

Sertorio, M; Nowrouzi, A; Akbarpour, M; Chetal, K; Salomonis, N; Brons, S; Mascia, A; Ionascu, D; McCauley, S; Kupneski, T; et al. Differential transcriptome response to proton versus X-ray radiation reveals novel candidate targets for combinatorial PT therapy in lymphoma. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2021; 155:293-303.

Bartlett, AL; Romick-Rosendale, L; Nelson, A; Abdullah, S; Luebbering, N; Bartlett, J; Brusadelli, M; Palumbo, JS; Lake, K; Litts, B; et al. Tryptophan metabolism is dysregulated in individuals with Fanconi anemia. Blood Advances. 2021; 5:250-261.

Bedard, MC; Brusadelli, MG; Carlile, A; Ruiz-Torres, S; Lodin, H; Lee, D; Kofron, M; Lambert, PF; Lane, A; Ameziane, N; et al. Patient-Derived Organotypic Epithelial Rafts Model Phenotypes in Juvenile-Onset Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis. Viruses. 2021; 13.

Marion, W; Boettcher, S; Ruiz-Torres, S; da Rocha, EL; Lundin, V; Morris, V; Chou, S; Zhao, AM; Kubaczka, C; Aumais, O; et al. An induced pluripotent stem cell model of Fanconi anemia reveals mechanisms of p53-driven progenitor cell differentiation. Blood Advances. 2020; 4:4679-4692.

Taylor, R; Hugtenburg, R; Powell, J; Bevolo, T; Gao, M; Hartsell, WH; Belosi, MF; Siewert, D; Froelich, S; Alapetite, C; et al. Proceedings to the 58th Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (PTCOG58) 10–15 June 2019. International journal of particle therapy. 2020; 6:45-491.

Nowrouzi, A; Sertorio, MG; Akbarpour, M; Knoll, M; Krunic, D; Kuhar, M; Schwager, C; Brons, S; Debus, J; Wells, SI; et al. Personalized Assessment of Normal Tissue Radiosensitivity via Transcriptome Response to Photon, Proton and Carbon Irradiation in Patient-Derived Human Intestinal Organoids. Cancers. 2020; 12.

van Harten, AM; Poell, JB; Buijze, M; Brink, A; Wells, SI; Leemans, CR; Wolthuis, RM F; Brakenhoff, RH. Characterization of a head and neck cancer-derived cell line panel confirms the distinct TP53-proficient copy number-silent subclass. Oral Oncology Extra. 2019; 98:53-61.

Sertorio, M; Perentesis, JP; Vatner, RE; Mascia, AE; Zheng, Y; Wells, SI. Cancer Cell Metabolism: Implications for X-ray and Particle Radiation Therapy. International journal of particle therapy. 2019; 5:40-48.

Nicol, AF; de Andrade, CV; Jr, GS C; Brusadellie, MG; Lodin, HM; Wells, SI; Nuovo, GJ. The distribution of novel biomarkers in carcinoma-in-situ, microinvasive, and squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix. Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. 2019; 38:115-122.

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