Faculty Summaries
Jean-Pierre Issa, MD
Jean-Pierre Issa, MD
Research Professor
jpissa@temple.edu
Office Phone: 215-707-4307
Office: 3307 North Broad Street, Room 154

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

  • Issa JP, Vertino PM, Wu J, Sazawal S, Celano P, Nelkin BD, Hamilton SR, Baylin SB. Increased cytosine DNA-methyltransferase activity during colon cancer progression. J Natl Cancer Inst 85(15):1235-40, 8/1993. PMID:8331684
  • Wu J, Issa JP, Herman J, Bassett DE, Jr, Nelkin BD, Baylin SB. Expression of an exogenous eukaryotic DNA methyltransferase gene induces transformation of NIH 3T3 cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 90(19):8891-5, 10/1993. PMID:8415627
  • Ottaviano YL, Issa JP, Parl FF, Smith HS, Baylin SB, Davidson NE. Methylation of the estrogen receptor gene CpG island marks loss of estrogen receptor expression in human breast cancer cells. Cancer Res 54(10):2552-5, 5/1994. PMID:8168078
  • Issa JP, Ottaviano YL, Celano P, Hamilton SR, Davidson NE, Baylin SB. Methylation of the Estrogen Receptor CpG island links ageing and neoplasia in human colon. Nat Genet 7(4):536-40, 8/1994. PMID:7951326
  • Vertino PM, Issa JP, Pereira-Smith OM, Baylin SB. Stabilization of DNA methyltransferase levels and CpG island hypermethylation precede SV40-induced immortalization of human fibroblasts. Cell Growth Differ 5(12):1395-402, 12/1994. PMID:7696189
  • Wales MM, Biel MA, el Deiry W, Nelkin BD, Issa JP, Cavenee WK, Kuerbitz SJ, Baylin SB. p53 activates expression of HIC-1, a new candidate tumour suppressor gene on 17p13.3. Nat Med 1(6):570-7, 6/1995. PMID:7585125
  • Herman JG, Merlo A, Mao L, Lapidus RG, Issa JP, Davidson NE, Sidransky D, Baylin SB. Inactivation of the CDKN2/p16/MTS1 gene is frequently associated with aberrant DNA methylation in all common human cancers. Cancer Res 55(20):4525-30, 10/1995. PMID:7553621
  • Issa JP, Zehnbauer BA, Civin CI, Collector MI, Sharkis SJ, Davidson NE, Kaufmann SH, Baylin SB. The estrogen receptor CpG island is methylated in most hematopoietic neoplasms. Cancer Res 56(5):973-77, 3/1996. PMID:8640788
  • Belinsky SA, Nikula KJ, Baylin SB, Issa JP. Increased cytosine DNA-methyltransferase activity is target-cell-specific and an early event in lung cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93(9):4045-50, 4/1996. PMID:8633014
  • Lapidus RG, Ferguson AT, Ottaviano YL, Parl FF, Smith HS, Weitzman SA, Baylin SB, Issa JP, Davidson NE. Methylation of estrogen and progesterone receptor gene 5' CpG islands correlates with lack of estrogen and progesterone receptor gene expression in breast tumors. Clin Cancer Res 2(5):805-10, 5/1996. PMID:9816234
  • Issa JP, Baylin SB, Belinsky SA. Methylation of the estrogen receptor CpG island in lung tumors is related to the specific type of carcinogen exposure. Cancer Res 56(16):3655-8, 8/1996. PMID:8706002
  • Issa JP, Vertino PM, Boehm CD, Newsham IF, Baylin SB. Switch from monoallelic to biallelic human IGF2 promoter methylation during aging and carcinogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93(21):11757-62, 10/1996. PMID:8876210
  • Herman JG, Civin CI, Issa JP, Collector MI, Sharkis SJ, Baylin SB. Distinct patterns of inactivation of p15INK4B and p16INK4A characterize the major types of hematological malignancies. Cancer Res 57(5):837-41, 3/1997. PMID:9041182
  • Issa JP, Zehnbauer BA, Kaufmann SH, Biel MA, Baylin SB. HIC1 hypermethylation is a late event in hematopoietic neoplasms. Cancer Res 57(9):1678-81, 5/1997. PMID:9135007
  • Ahuja N, Mohan AL, Li Q, Stolker JM, Herman JG, Hamilton SR, Baylin SB, Issa JP. Association between CpG island methylation and microsatellite instability in colorectal cancer. Cancer Res 57(16):3370-4, 8/1997. PMID:9269998
  • Li Q, Jedlicka A, Ahuja N, Gibbons MC, Baylin SB, Burger PC, Issa JP. Concordant methylation of the ER and N33 genes in glioblastoma multiforme. Oncogene 16(24):3197-202, 6/1998. PMID:9671399
  • Herman JG, Umar KiA, Polyak K, Graff JR, Ahuja N, Issa JP, Markowitz S, Willson JK, Hamilton SR, nzler KW, Kane MF, Kolodner RD, Vogelstein B, Kunkel TA, Baylin SB. Incidence and functional consequences of hMLH1 promoter hypermethylation in colorectal carcinoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95(12):6870-5, 6/1998. PMID:9618505
  • Mikovits JA, Young HA, Vertino P, Issa JP, Pitha PM, Turcoski-Corrales S, Taub DD, Petrow CL, Baylin SB, Ruscetti FW. Infection with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 upregulates DNA methyltransferase, resulting in de novo methylation of the gamma interferon (IFN-gamma) promoter and subsequent downregulation of IFN-gamma production. Mol Cell Biol 18(9):5166-77, 9/1998. PMID:9710601
  • Ahuja N, Li Q, Mohan AL, Baylin SB, Issa JP. Aging and DNA methylation in colorectal mucosa and cancer. Cancer Res 58(23):5489-94, 12/1998. PMID:9850084
  • Issa JP, Kantarjian H, Mohan A, O'Brien S, Cortes J, Pierce S, Talpaz M. Methylation of the ABL1 promoter in chronic myelogenous leukemia: lack of prognostic significance. Blood 93(6):2075-80, 3/1999. PMID:10068681
  • Li Q, Kopecky KJ, Mohan A, Willman CL, Appelbaum FR, Weick JK, Issa JP. Estrogen receptor methylation is associated with improved survival in adult acute myeloid leukemia. Clin Cancer Res 5(5):1077-84, 5/1999. PMID:10353741
  • Toyota M, Ho C, Ahuja N, Jair KW, Li Q, Ohe-Toyota M, Baylin SB, Issa JP. Identification of differentially methylated sequences in colorectal cancer by methylated CpG island amplification. Cancer Res 59(10):2307-12, 5/1999. PMID:10344734
  • Li Q, Ahuja N, Burger PC, Issa JP. Methylation and silencing of the Thrombospondin-1 promoter in human cancer. Oncogene 18(21):3284-9, 5/1999. PMID:10359534
  • Toyota M, Ahuja N, Ohe-Toyota M, Herman JG, Baylin SB, Issa JP. CpG island methylator phenotype in colorectal cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96(15):8681-6, 7/1999. PMID:10411935
  • Toyota M, Ho C, Ohe-Toyota M, Baylin SB, Issa JP. Inactivation of CACNA1G, a T-type calcium channel gene, by aberrant methylation of its 5' CpG island in human tumors. Cancer Res 59(18):4535-41, 9/1999. PMID:10493502
  • Post WS, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ, Wilhide CC, Heldman AW, Sussman MS, Ouyang P, Milliken EE, Issa JP. Methylation of the estrogen receptor gene is associated with aging and atherosclerosis in the cardiovascular system. Cardiovasc Res 43(4):985-91, 9/1999. PMID:10615426
  • Toyota M, Ahuja N, Suzuki H, Itoh F, Ohe-Toyota M, Imai K, Baylin SB, Issa JP. Aberrant methylation in gastric cancer associated with the CpG island methylator phenotype. Cancer Res 59(21):5438-42, 11/1999. PMID :10554013
  • Toyota M, Ohe-Toyota M, Ahuja N, Issa JP. Distinct genetic profiles in colorectal tumors with or without the CpG island methylator phenotype. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97(2):710-5, 1/2000. PMID:10639144
  • Ueki T, Toyota M, Sohn T, Yeo CJ, Issa JP, Hruban RH, Goggins M. Hypermethylation of multiple genes in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Cancer Res 60(7):1835-9, 4/2000. PMID:10766168
  • Ying AK, Hassanain HH, Roos CM, Smiraglia DJ, Issa JP, Michler RE, Caligiuri M, Plass C, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ. Methylation of the estrogen receptor-alpha gene promoter is selectively increased in proliferating human aortic smooth muscle cells. Cardiovasc Res 46(1):172-9, 4/2000. PMID:10727665
  • Esteller M, Toyota M, Sanchez-Cespedes M, Capella G, Peinado MA, Watkins DN, Issa JP, Sidransky D, Baylin SB, Herman JG. Inactivation of the DNA repair gene O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase by promoter hypermethylation is associated with G to A mutations in K-ras in colorectal tumorigenesis. Cancer Res 60(9):2368-71, 5/2000. PMID:10811111
  • Toyota M, Shen L, Ohe-Toyota M, Hamilton SR, Sinicrope FA, Issa JP. Aberrant methylation of the Cyclooxygenase 2 CpG island in colorectal tumors. Cancer Res 60(15):4044-8, 8/2000. PMID:10945606
  • Issa JP, Ahuja N, Toyota M, Bronner MP, Brentnall TA. Accelerated age-related CpG island methylation in ulcerative colitis. Cancer Res 61(9):3573-7, 5/2001. PMID:11325821
  • Toyota M, Kopecky KJ, Toyota MO, Jair KW, Willman CL, Issa JP. Methylation profiling in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood 97(9):2823-9, 5/2001. PMID:11313277
  • Luo RZ, Peng H, Xu F, Bao J, Pang Y, Pershad R, Issa JP, Liao WS, Bast RC, Jr, Yu Y. Genomic structure and promoter characterization of an imprinted tumor suppressor gene ARHI. Biochim Biophys Acta 1519(3):216-22, 6/2001. PMID:11418188
  • Rashid A, Shen L, Morris JS, Issa JP, Hamilton SR. CpG island methylation in colorectal adenomas. Am J Pathol 159(3):1129-35, 9/2001. PMID:11549606
  • Peng H, Shen N, Qian L, Sun XL, Koduru P, Goodwin LO, Issa JP, Broome JD. Hypermethylation of CpG islands in the mouse asparagine synthetase gene: relationship to asparaginase sensitivity in lymphoma cells. Partial methylation in normal cells. Br J Cancer 85(6):930-5, 9/2001. PMID:11556848
  • Anderson GR, Brenner BM, Swede H, Chen N, Henry WM, Conroy JM, Karpenko MJ, Issa JP, Bartos JD, Brunelle JK, Jahreis GP, Kahlenberg MS, Basik M, Sait S, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Nowak NJ, Petrelli NJ, Shows TB, Stoler DL. Intrachromosomal genomic instability in human sporadic colorectal cancer measured by genome-wide allelotyping and inter-(simple sequence repeat) PCR. Cancer Res 61(22):8274-83, 11/2001. PMID:11719460
  • Ueki T, Toyota M, Skinner H, Walter KM, Yeo CJ, Issa JP, Hruban RH, Goggins M. Identification and characterization of differentially methylated CpG islands in pancreatic carcinoma. Cancer Res 61(23):8540-6, 12/2001. PMID:11731440
  • Moinova HR, Chen WD, Shen L, Smiraglia D, Olechnowicz J, Ravi L, Kasturi L, Myeroff L, Plass C, Parsons R, Minna J, Willson JK, Green SB, Issa JP, Markowitz SD. HLTF gene silencing in human colon cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99(7):4562-7, 4/2002. PMID:11904375
  • Kikuchi T, Toyota M, Itoh F, Suzuki H, Obata T, Yamamoto H, Kakiuchi H, Kusano M, Issa JP, Tokino T, Imai K. Inactivation of p57KIP2 by regional promoter hypermethylation and histone deacetylation in human tumors. Oncogene 21(17):2741-9, 4/2002. PMID:11965547
  • On-On Chan A, Broaddus RR, Houlihan PS, Issa JP, Hamilton SR, Rashid A. CpG island methylation in aberrant crypt foci of the colorectum. Am J Pathol 160:1823-30, 5/2002. PMID:12000733
  • Shen L, Ahuja N, Shen Y, Habib NA, Toyota M, Rashid A, Issa JP. DNA methylation and environmental exposures in human hepatocellular carcinoma. J Natl Cancer Inst 94(10):755-61, 5/2002. PMID:12011226
  • Soria JC, Lee HY, Lee JI, Wang L, Issa JP, Kemp BL, Liu DD, Kurie JM, Mao L, Khuri FR. Lack of PTEN expression in non-small cell lung cancer could be related to promoter methylation. Clin Cancer Res 8(5):1178-84, 5/2002. PMID:12006535
  • Garcia-Manero G, Bueso-Ramos C, Daniel J, Williamson J, Kantarjian HM, Issa JP. DNA methylation patterns at relapse in adult acute lymphocytic leukemia. Clin Cancer Res 8(6):1897-903, 6/2002. PMID:12060634
  • Garcia-Manero G, Daniel J, Smith TL, Kornblau SM, Lee MS, Kantarjian HM, Issa JP. DNA methylation of multiple promoter-associated CpG islands in adult acute lymphocytic leukemia. Clin Cancer Res 8(7):2217-24, 7/2002. PMID:12114423
  • Kantarjian HM, Talpaz M, O'Brien S, Smith TL, Giles FJ, Faderl S, Thomas DA, Garcia-Manero G, Issa JP, Andreeff M, Kornblau SM, Koller C, Beran M, Keating M, Rios MB, Shan J, Resta D, Capdeville R, Hayes K, Albitar M, Freireich EJ, Cortes JE. Imatinib mesylate for Philadelphia chromosome-positive, chronic-phase myeloid leukemia after failure of interferon-alpha: follow-up results. Clin Cancer Res 8(7):2177-87, 7/2002. PMID:12114418
  • Kantarjian HM, O'Brien S, Cortes JE, Smith TL, Rios MB, Shan J, Yang Y, Giles FJ, Thomas DA, Faderl S, Garcia-Manero G, Jeha S, Wierda W, Issa JP, Kornblau SM, Keating M, Resta D, Capdeville R, Talpaz M. Treatment of philadelphia chromosome-positive, accelerated-phase chronic myelogenous leukemia with imatinib mesylate. Clin Cancer Res 8(7):2167-76, 7/2002. PMID:12114417
  • Shen L, Kondo Y, Issa JP, Garcia-Manero G. Lack of p21(CIP1) DNA methylation in acute lymphocytic leukemia. Blood 100(9):3432-3; author reply 3433-4, 11/2002. PMID:12412576
  • On-On Chan A, Issa JP, Morris JS, Hamilton SR, Rashid A. Concordant CpG Island Methylation in Hyperplastic Polyposis. American Journal of Pathology 160:529-536, 2002. PMID:11839573
  • Garcia-Manero G, Jeha S, Daniel J, Williamson J, Albitar M, Kantarjian HM, Issa JP. Aberrant DNA methylation in pediatric patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia. Cancer 97(3):695-702, 2/2003. PMID:12548613
  • On-On Chan A, Kim SG, Bedeir A, Issa JP, Hamilton SR, Rashid A. CpG island methylation in carcinoid and pancreatic endocrine tumors. Oncogene 22:924-34, 2/2003. PMID:12584572
  • Shen L, Kondo Y, Hamilton SR, Rashid A, Issa JP. P14 methylation in human colon cancer is associated with microsatellite instability and wild-type p53. Gastroenterology 124(3):626-33, 3/2003. PMID:12612901
  • Shen L, Toyota M, Kondo Y, Obata T, Daniel S, Pierce S, Imai K, Kantarjian HM, Issa JP, Garcia-Manero G. Aberrant DNA methylation of p57KIP2 identifies a cell-cycle regulatory pathway with prognostic impact in adult acute lymphocytic leukemia. Blood 101(10):4131-6, 5/2003. PMID:12586619
  • Kim SG, Chan AO, Wu TT, Issa JP, Hamilton SR, Rashid A. Epigenetic and genetic alterations in duodenal carcinomas are distinct from biliary and ampullary carcinomas. Gastroenterology 124(5):1300-10, 5/2003. PMID:12730870
  • Toyota M, Sasaki Y, Satoh A, Ogi K, Kikuchi T, Suzuki H, Mita H, Tanaka N, Itoh F, Issa JP, Jair KW, Schuebel KE, Imai K, Tokino T. Epigenetic inactivation of CHFR in human tumors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100(13):7818-23, 6/2003. PMID:12810945
  • Yuan J, Luo RZ, Fujii S, Wang L, Hu W, Andreeff M, Pan Y, Kadota M, Oshimura M, Sahin AA, Issa JP, Bast RC, Jr, Yu Y. Aberrant methylation and silencing of ARHI, an imprinted tumor suppressor gene in which the function is lost in breast cancers. Cancer Res 63(14):4174-80, 7/2003. PMID:12874023
  • Kondo Y, Issa JP. Enrichment for histone H3 lysine 9 methylation at Alu repeats in human cells. J Biol Chem 278(30):27658-62, 7/2003. PMID:12724318
  • Colella S, Shen L, Baggerly KA, Issa JP, Krahe R. Sensitive and quantitative universal Pyrosequencing methylation analysis of CpG sites. Biotechniques 35(1):146-50, 7/2003. PMID:12866414
  • Li H, Myeroff L, Smiraglia D, Romero MF, Pretlow TP, Kasturi L, Lutterbaugh J, Rerko RM, Casey G, Issa JP, Willis J, Willson JK, Plass C, Markowitz SD. SLC5A8, a sodium transporter, is a tumor suppressor gene silenced by methylation in human colon aberrant crypt foci and cancers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100(14):8412-7, 7/2003. PMID:12829793
  • Frazier ML, Xi L, Zong J, Viscofsky N, Rashid A, Wu EF, Lynch PM, Amos CI, Issa JP. Association of the CpG island methylator phenotype with family history of cancer in patients with colorectal cancer. Cancer Res 63(16):4805-8, 8/2003. PMID:12941799
  • Fujii S, Luo RZ, Yuan J, Kadota M, Oshimura M, Dent SR, Kondo Y, Issa JP, Bast RC, Jr, Yu Y. Reactivation of the silenced and imprinted alleles of ARHI is associated with increased histone H3 acetylation and decreased histone H3 lysine 9 methylation. Hum Mol Genet 12(15):1791-800, 8/2003. PMID:12874100
  • Kantarjian HM, O'Brien S, Cortes J, Giles FJ, Faderl S, Issa JP, Garcia-Manero G, Rios MB, Shan J, Andreeff M, Keating M, Talpaz M. Results of decitabine (5-aza-2'deoxycytidine) therapy in 130 patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia. Cancer 98(3):522-8, 8/2003. PMID:12879469
  • Cavalli LR, Urban CA, Dai D, de Assis S, Tavares DC, Rone JD, Bleggi-Torres LF, Lima RS, Cavalli IJ, Issa JP, Haddad BR. Genetic and epigenetic alterations in sentinel lymph nodes metastatic lesions compared to their corresponding primary breast tumors. Cancer Genet Cytogenet 146(1):33-40, 10/2003. PMID:14499694
  • Yang AS, Estecio MR, Garcia-Manero G, Kantarjian HM, Issa JP. Comment on "Chromosomal instability and tumors promoted by DNA hypomethylation" and "Induction of tumors in nice by genomic hypomethylation." Science 302(5648):1153; author reply 1153, 11/2003. PMID:14615517
  • Kim SG, Wu TT, Lee JH, Yun YK, Issa JP, Hamilton SR, Rashid A. Comparison of epigenetic and genetic alterations in mucinous cystic neoplasm and serous microcystic adenoma of pancreas. Mod Pathol 16(11):1086-94, 11/2003. PMID:14614047
  • Belinsky SA, Klinge DM, Stidley CA, Issa JP, Herman JG, March TH, Baylin SB. Inhibition of DNA methylation and histone deacetylation prevents murine lung cancer. Cancer Res 63(21):7089-93, 11/2003. PMID:14612500
  • Obata T, Toyota M, Satoh A, Sasaki Y, Ogi K, Akino K, Suzuki H, Murai M, Kikuchi T, Mita H, Itoh F, Issa JP, Tokino T, Imai K. Identification of HRK as a target of epigenetic inactivation in colorectal and gastric cancer. Clin Cancer Res 9(17):6410-8, 12/2003. PMID:14695142
  • Kondo Y, Shen L, Issa JP. Critical role of histone methylation in tumor suppressor gene silencing in colorectal cancer. Mol Cell Biol 23(1):206-15, 2003. PMID:12482974
  • Youssef EM, Lotan D, Issa JP, Wakasa K, Fan YH, Mao L, Hassan K, Feng L, Lee JJ, Lippman SM, Hong WK, Lotan R. Hypermethylation of the retinoic acid receptor-beta(2) gene in head and neck carcinogenesis. Clin Cancer Res 10(5):1733-42, 3/2004. PMID:15014026
  • Issa JP, Garcia-Manero G, Giles FJ, Mannari R, Thomas D, Faderl S, Bayar E, Lyons J, Rosenfeld CS, Cortes J, Kantarjian HM. Phase 1 study of low-dose prolonged exposure schedules of the hypomethylating agent 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine (decitabine) in hematopoietic malignancies. Blood 103(5):1635-40, 3/2004. PMID:14604977
  • Youssef EM, Chen XQ, Higuchi E, Kondo Y, Garcia-Manero G, Lotan R, Issa JP. Hypermethylation and silencing of the putative tumor suppressor Tazarotene-induced gene 1 in human cancers. Cancer Res 64(7):2411-7, 4/2004. PMID:15059893
  • Kondo Y, Shen L, Yan PS, Huang TH, Issa JP. Chromatin immunoprecipitation microarrays for identification of genes silenced by histone H3 lysine 9 methylation. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101(19):7398-403, 5/2004. PMID:15123805
  • Maruya S, Issa JP, Weber RS, Rosenthal DI, Haviland JC, Lotan R, El-Naggar AK. Differential methylation status of tumor-associated genes in head and neck squamous carcinoma: incidence and potential implications. Clin Cancer Res 10(11):3825-30, 6/2004. PMID:15173091
  • Youssef EM, Issa JP, Lotan R. Regulation of RARbeta1 expression in head and neck cancer cells by cell density-dependent chromatin remodeling. Cancer Biol Ther 3(10):1002-6, 10/2004. PMID:15467435
  • Yang AS, Estecio MR, Doshi K, Kondo Y, Tajara EH, Issa JP. A simple method for assessing global DNA methylation using bisulfite PCR of repetitive DNA elements. Nucleic Acids Res 32:e38, 2004. PMID:14973332
  • Youssef EM, Estecio MR, Issa JP. Methylation and regulation of expression of different retinoic acid receptor beta isoforms in human colon cancer. Cancer Biol Ther 3(1):82-6, 2004. PMID:14726683
  • Murai M, Toyota M, Satoh A, Suzuki H, Akino K, Mita H, Sasaki Y, Ishida T, Shen L, Garcia-Manero G, Issa JP, Hinoda Y, Tokino T, Imai K. Aberrant DNA methylation associated with silencing BNIP3 gene expression in haematopoietic tumours. Br J Cancer 92(6):1165-72, 3/2005. PMID:15756280
  • Issa JP, Gharibyan V, Cortes J, Jelinek J, Morris G, Verstovsek S, Talpaz M, Garcia-Manero G, Kantarjian HM. Phase II study of low-dose decitabine in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia resistant to imatinib mesylate. J Clin Oncol 10:3948-56, 6/2005. PMID:15883410
  • Canalli AA, Yang H, Jeha S, Hoshino K, Sanchez-Gonzalez B, Brandt M, Pierce S, Kantarjian H,Issa JP, Garcia-Manero G. Aberrant DNA methylation of a cell cycle regulatory pathway composed of P73, P15 and P57KIP2 is a rare event in children with acute lymphocytic leukemia. Leuk Res 29(8):881-5, 8/2005. PMID:15978938
  • Jelinek J, Oki Y, Gharibyan V, Bueso-Ramos C, Prchal JT, Verstovsek S, Beran M, Estey E, Kantarjian HM, Issa JP. JAK2 mutation 1849G>T is rare in acute leukemias but can be found in CMML, Philadelphia chromosome-negative CML, and megakaryocytic leukemia. Blood 106(10):3370-3, 11/2005. PMID:16037387
  • Beach,R., Chan,A.O., Wu,T.T., White,J.A., Morris,J.S., Lunagomez,S., Broaddus,R.R., Issa JP, Hamilton,S.R., and Rashid,A. BRAF mutations in aberrant crypt foci and hyperplastic polyposis. Am.J.Pathol 166:1069-1075, 2005. PMID:15793287
  • Chan AO, Soliman AS, Zhang Q, Rashid A, Bedier A, Houlihan PS, Mokhtar N, Al-Masri N, Ozbeck U, Yaghan R, Kandilci A, Omar S, Kapran Y, Dizdaroglu F, Bondy ML, Amos CI, Issa JP, Levin B, Hamilton SR. Differing DNA methylation patterns and gene mutation frequencies in colorectal carcinomas from Middle Eastern countries. Clin Cancer Research 11(23):8281-7, 2005. PMID:16322286
  • Shen L, Kondo Y, Rosner GL, Xiao L, Hernandez NS, Vilaythong J, Houlihan PS, Krouse PS, Prasad AR, Einsphar JG, Buckmeier J, Alberts DS, Hamilton SR, Issa JP. MGMT promoter methylation and field defect in sporadic colorectal cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 97(18):1330-8, 2005. PMID:16174854
  • Chirieac,L.R., Shen,L., Catalano,P.J., Issa JP, and Hamilton,S.R. Phenotype of microsatellite-stable colorectal carcinomas with CpG island methylation. Am.J.Surg.Pathol 29:429-436, 2005. PMID:15767794
  • Akino,K., Toyota,M., Suzuki,H., Mita,H., Sasaki,Y., Ohe-Toyota,M., Issa JP, Hinoda,Y., Imai,K., and Tokino,T. The Ras effector RASSF2 is a novel tumor-suppressor gene in human colorectal cancer. Gastroenterology 129:156-169, 2005. PMID:16012945
  • Yang AS, Doshi KD, Choi SW, Mason JB, Mannari RK, Gharybian V, Luna R, Rashid A, Shen L, Estecio MR, Kantarjian HM, Garcia-Manero G, Issa JP. DNA methylation changes after 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine therapy in patients with leukemia. Cancer Res 66:5495-503, 5/2006. PMID:16707479
  • Estecio MR, Youssef EM, Rahal P, Fukuyama EE, Gois-Filho JF, Maniglia JV, Goloni-Bertollo EM, Issa JP, Tajara EH. LHX6 is a sensitive methylation marker in head and neck carcinomas. Oncogene 25:5018-26, 8/2006. PMID:16899610
  • Gollob JA, Sciambi CJ, Peterson BL, Richmond T, Thoreson M, Moran K, Dressman HK, Jelinek J, Issa JP. Phase I trial of sequential low-dose 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine plus high-dose intravenous bolus interleukin-2 in patients with melanoma or renal cell carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res 12(15):4619-27, 8/2006. PMID:16899610
  • Tabe Y, Konopleva M, Kondo Y, Contractor R, Jin L, Ruvolo V, Tsutsumi-Ishii Y, Miyake K, Miyake N, Ohsaka A, Nagaoka I, Issa JP, Andreeff M. PML-RARalpha and AML1-ETO translocations are rarely associated with methylation of the RARbeta2 promoter. Ann Hematol 85:689-704, 10/2006. PMID:16832676
  • Garcia-Manero G, Kantarjian HM, Sanchez-Gonzalez B, Yang H, Rosner G, Verstovsek S, Rytting M, Wierda WG, Ravandi F, Koller C, Xiao L, Faderl S, Estrov Z, Cortes J, O'Brien S, Estey E, Bueso-Ramos C, Fiorentino J, Jabbour E, Issa JP. Phase 1/2 study of the combination of 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine with valproic acid in patients with leukemia. Blood 108:3271-9, 11/2006. PMID:16882711
  • Yu,Y., Luo,R., Lu,Z., Wei,F.W., Badgwell,D., Issa JP, Rosen,D.G., Liu,J., and Bast,R.C., Jr. Biochemistry and biology of ARHI (DIRAS3), an imprinted tumor suppressor gene whose expression is lost in ovarian and breast cancers. 407:455-468, 2006. PMID:16757345
  • Kantarjian H, Issa JP, Rosenfeld CS, Bennett JM, Albitar M, Dipersio J, Klimek V, Slack J, de Castro C, Ravandi F, Helmer R, Shen L, Nimer SD, Leavitt R, Raza A, Saba H. Decitabine improves patient outcomes in myelodysplastic syndromes: results of a phase III randomized study. Cancer 106(8):1794-803, 2006. PMID:16532500
  • Montero AJ, Diaz-Montero CM, Mao L, Youssef EM, Estecio M, Shen L, Issa JP. Epigenetic Inactivation of EGFR by CpG Island Hypermethylation in Cancer. Cancer Biol Ther 5(11):1494-1501, 2006. PMID:17369752
  • Shu J, Jelinek J, Chang H, Shen L, Qin T, Chung W, Oki Y, Issa JP. Silencing of bi-directional promoters by DNA methylation in tumorigenesis. Cancer Research 66(10):5077-84, 2006. PMID:16707430
  • Liu TX, Becker MW, Jelinek J, Wu WS, Deng M, Mikhalkevich N, Hsu K, Bloomfield CD, Stone RM, DeAngelo DJ, Galinsky IA, Issa JP, Clarke MF, Look AT. Chromosome 5q deletion and epigenetic suppression of the gene encoding alpha-catenin (CTNNA1) in myeloid cell transformation. Nat Med 13(1):78-83, 1/2007. PMID:17159988
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