Faculty Summaries
Thomas C Hamilton, PhD
Thomas C Hamilton, PhD
Office Phone: 215-728-2856

Recent Publications

  • Williams RM, Flesken-Nikitin A, Ellenson LH, Connolly DC, Hamilton TC, Nikitin AY, Zipfel WR. Strategies for high-resolution imaging of epithelial ovarian cancer by laparoscopic nonlinear microscopy. Transl Oncol. 2010 Jun 1;3(3):181-94.
  • Williams SJ, Cvetkovic D, Hamilton TC. Vitamin A metabolism is impaired in human ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2009 Mar;112(3):637-45.
  • Hamilton TC, Connolly DC, Cairns P. Can mouse models aid in the early detection of human cancer. Cancer Biomarkers. 2008;4(3):127.
  • Martin LP, Hamilton TC, Schilder RJ. Platinum resistance: the role of DNA repair pathways. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Mar 1;14(5):1291-5.
  • Mabuchi S, Altomare DA, Connolly DC, Klein-Szanto A, Litwin S, Hoelzle MK, Hensley HH, Hamilton TC, Testa JR. RAD001 (Everolimus) Delays Tumor Onset and Progression in a Transgenic Mouse Model of Ovarian Cancer. Cancer Res. 2007 Mar 15;67(6):2408-13.
  • Hensley H, Quinn BA, Wolf RL, Litwin SL, Mobuchi S, Williams SJ, Williams C, Hamilton TC, Connolly DC. Magnetic resonance imaging for detection and determination of tumor volume in a genetically engineered mouse model of ovarian cancer. Cancer Biology & Therapy. 2007 Nov;6(11):1717-25.
  • Yang WL, Cai KQ, Smedberg JL, Smith ER, Klein-Szanto A, Hamilton TC, Xu XX. A reduction of cyclooxygenase 2 gene dosage counters the ovarian morphological aging and tumor phenotype in wv mice. Am J Pathol. 2007 Apr;170(4):1325-36.
  • Balkwill FR, Ashworth A, Bast RC, Berek JS, Boyd J, Disis ML, Gabra H, Gore ME, Hamilton TC, Jacobs IJ, Kaye SB, Kohn EC, Mills GB, Urban ND. 10th Biennial Helene Harris Memorial Trust Meeting. Cancer Res. 2006 Mar;66(6):2904-6.
  • Nikitin AY, Hamilton TC. Modeling Ovarian Cancer in the Mouse. Research Advances in Cancer. 2005
  • Roberts D, Schick J, Conway S, Biade S, Laub PB, Stevenson JP, Hamilton TC, O'Dwyer PJ, Johnson SW. Identification of genes associated with platinum drug sensitivity and resistance in human ovarian cancer cells. Br J Cancer. 2005;92:1149-58.
  • Cvetkovic D, Pisarcik D, Lee C, Hamilton TC, Abdollahi A. Altered expression and loss of heterozygosity of the LOT1 gene in ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2004 Dec;95(3):449-55.
  • Nikitin AY, Connolly DC, Hamilton TC. Pathology of ovarian neoplasms in genetically modified mice. Comparative Medicine. 2004 Feb;54(1):26-8.
  • Ozols RF, Bookman MA, Connolly DC, Daly MB, Godwin AK, Schilder RJ, Xu XX, Hamilton TC. Focus on epithelial ovarian cancer. Cancer Cell. 2004 Jan;5(1):19-24.
  • Stewart SL, Querec TD, Ochman AR, Gruver BN, Bao RD, Babb JS, Wong TS, Koutroukides T, Pinnola AD, Klein-Szanto A, Hamilton TC, Patriotis C. Characterization of a carcinogenesis rat model of ovarian preneoplasia and neoplasia. Cancer Res. 2004 Nov 15;64(22):8177-83.
  • Abdollahi A, Gruver BN, Patriotis C, Hamilton TC. Identification of epidermal growth factor-responsive genes in normal rat ovarian surface epithelial cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003 Jul 18;307(1):188-97.
  • Abdollahi A, Pisarcik D, Roberts D, Weinstein J, Cairns P, Hamilton TC. LOT1 (PLAGL1/ZAC1), the Candidate Tumor Suppressor Gene at Chromosome 6q24-25, Is Epigenetically Regulated in Cancer. J Biol Chem. 2003 Feb 21;278(8):6041-9.
  • Balkwill F, Bast RC, Berek J, Chenevix-Trench G, Gore M, Hamilton T, Jacobs I, Mills G, Souhami R, Urban N, Ursulic S, Smyth J. Current research and treatment for epithelial ovarian cancer. A Position Paper from the Helene Harris Memorial Trust. Eur J Cancer. 2003 Sep;39(13):1818-27.
  • Capo-Chichi CD, Roland IH, Vanderveer L, Bao RD, Yamagata T, Hirai H, Cohen C, Hamilton TC, Godwin AK, Xu XX. Anomalous expression of epithelial differentiation-determining GATA factors in ovarian tumorigenesis. Cancer Res. 2003 Aug;63(16):4967-77.
  • Connolly DC, Bao R, Nikitin AY, Stephens KC, Poole TW, Hua X, Harris SS, Vanderhyden BC, Hamilton TC. Female Mice Chimeric for Expression of the Simian Virus 40 TAg under Control of the MISIIR Promoter Develop Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Cancer Res. 2003 Mar 15;63(6):1389-97.
  • Cvetkovic D, Williams SJ, Hamilton TC. Loss of Cellular Retinol-binding Protein 1 Gene Expression in Microdissected Human Ovarian Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Mar;9(3):1013-20.
  • Garson K, Macdonald E, Dube M, Bao R, Hamilton TC, Vanderhyden BC. Generation of tumors in transgenic mice expressing the SV40 T antigen under the control of ovarian-specific promoter 1. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2003 May;10(4):244-50.
  • Hamilton TC, Connolly DC, Nikitin AY, Garson K, Vanderhyden BC. Translational research in ovarian cancer: a must. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2003;13:1-11.
  • Orsulic S, Liu J, Hamilton TC. Ovarian Cancer Models: Present Status, Future Needs. E J Cancer. 2003;39:1818-27.
  • Ozols RF, Daly MB, Klein-Szanto A, Hamilton TC, Bast RC, Brewer MA. Specific keynote: chemoprevention of ovarian cancer: the journey begins. Gynecol Oncol. 2003 Jan;88(1 Pt 2):S59-66; discussion S67-70.
  • Roland IH, Yang WL, Yang DH, Daly MB, Ozols RF, Hamilton TC, Lynch HT, Godwin AK, Xu XX. Loss of surface and cyst epithelial basement membranes and preneoplastic morphologic changes in prophylactic oophorectomies. Cancer. 2003 Dec;98(12):2607-23.
  • Selvakumaran M, Pisarcik DA, Bao R, Yeung AT, Hamilton TC. Enhanced Cisplatin cytotoxicity by disturbing the nucleotide excision repair pathway in ovarian cancer cell lines. Cancer Res. 2003 Mar 15;63(6):1311-6.
  • Capo-Chichi CD, Smith ER, Yang DH, Roland IH, Vanderveer L, Cohen C, Hamilton TC, Godwin AK, Xu XX. Dynamic alterations of the extracellular environment of ovarian surface epithelial cells in premalignant transformation, tumorigenicity, and metastasis. Cancer. 2002 Oct 15;95(8):1802-15.
  • Hu LM, Hofmann J, Zaloudek C, Ferrara N, Hamilton T, Jaffe RB. Vascular endothelial growth factor immunoneutralization plus paclitaxel markedly reduces tumor burden and ascites in athymic mouse model of ovarian cancer. Am J Pathol. 2002 Nov 2002;161(5):1917-24.
  • Yang DH, Smith ER, Cohen C, Wu H, Patriotis C, Godwin AK, Hamilton TC, Xu XX. Molecular events associated with dysplastic morphologic transformation and initiation of ovarian tumorigenicity. Cancer. 2002 May 1;94(9):2380-92.
  • Yang DH, Smith ER, Roland IH, Sheng ZJ, He JQ, Martin WD, Hamilton TC, Lambeth JD, Xu XX. Disabled-2 is essential for endodermal cell positioning and structure formation during mouse embryogenesis. Dev Biol. 2002 Nov 1 2002;251(1):27-44.