Dexiang Gao, PhD, MS
Professor, Pediatrics-Endocrinology

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Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Publications

  • Gao D, Hu J, Bradley CJ, Yang F. Instrumental variable analysis for cost outcome: Application to the effect of primary care visit on medical cost among low-income adults. Stat Med. 2023 Oct 30;42(24):4349-4376. PubMed PMID: 37828812
  • Hu J, Alami V, Zhuang Y, Alzofon N, Jimeno A, Gao D. Integrated variant allele frequency analysis pipeline and R package: easyVAF. Mol Carcinog. 2023 Dec;62(12):1877-1887. PubMed PMID: 37606183
  • Nieto C, Miller B, Alzofon N, Chimed T, Himes J, Joshi M, Gomez K, Chowdhury FN, Le PN, Weaver A, Somerset H, Morton JJ, Wang JH, Wang XJ, Gao D, Hansen K, Keysar SB, Jimeno A. The programmed death ligand 1 interactome demonstrates bidirectional signaling coordinating immune suppression and cancer progression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2023 Nov 8;115(11):1392-1403. PubMed PMID: 37389416
  • Shagisultanova E, Gradishar W, Brown-Glabberman U, Chalasani P, Brenner AJ, Stopeck A, Parris H, Gao D, Mcspadden T, Mayordomo J, Diamond JR, Kabos P, Borges VF. Safety and efficacy of tucatinib, letrozole and palbociclib in patients with previously treated HR /HER2 breast cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2023 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37363965
  • Chi C, Knight WE, Riching AS, Zhang Z, Tatavosian R, Zhuang Y, Moldovan R, Rachubinski AL, Gao D, Xu H, Espinosa JM, Song K. Interferon hyperactivity impairs cardiogenesis in Down syndrome via downregulation of canonical Wnt signaling. iScience. 2023 Jul 21;26(7):107012. PubMed PMID: 37360690
  • Donson AM, Bertrand KC, Riemondy KA, Gao D, Zhuang Y, Sanford B, Norris GA, Chapman RJ, Fu R, Willard N, Griesinger AM, Ribeiro de Sousa G, Amani V, Grimaldo E, Hankinson TC, Booker F, Sill M, Grundy RG, Pajtler KW, Ellison DW, Foreman NK, Ritzmann TA. Significant increase of high-risk chromosome 1q gain and 6q loss at recurrence in posterior fossa group A ependymoma: A multicenter study. Neuro Oncol. 2023 Oct 3;25(10):1854-1867. PubMed PMID: 37246777
  • Elias AD, Spoelstra NS, Staley AW, Sams S, Crump LS, Vidal GA, Borges VF, Kabos P, Diamond JR, Shagisultanova E, Afghahi A, Mayordomo J, McSpadden T, Crawford G, D'Alessandro A, Zolman KL, van Bokhoven A, Zhuang Y, Gallagher RI, Wulfkuhle JD, Petricoin Iii EF, Gao D, Richer JK. Phase II trial of fulvestrant plus enzalutamide in ER /HER2- advanced breast cancer. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2023 May 20;9(1):41. PubMed PMID: 37210417
  • Vaddi PK, Osborne DG, Nicklawsky A, Williams NK, Menon DR, Smith D, Mayer J, Reid A, Domenico J, Nguyen GH, Robinson WA, Ziman M, Gao D, Zhai Z, Fujita M. CTLA4 mRNA is downregulated by miR-155 in regulatory T cells, and reduced blood CTLA4 levels are associated with poor prognosis in metastatic melanoma patients. Front Immunol. 2023;14:1173035. PubMed PMID: 37197667
  • Wang Z, Ma J, Zhang H, Ramakrishna R, Mintzlaff D, Mathes DW, Pomfret EA, Lucia MS, Gao D, Haverkos BM, Wang Z. CCR4-IL2 bispecific immunotoxin is more effective than brentuximab for targeted therapy of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in a mouse CTCL model. FEBS Open Bio. 2023 Jul;13(7):1309-1319. PubMed PMID: 37157185
  • Rusthoven CG, Staley AW, Gao D, Yomo S, Bernhardt D, Wandrey N, El Shafie R, Kraemer A, Padilla O, Chiang V, Faramand AM, Palmer JD, Zacharia BE, Wegner RE, Hattangadi-Gluth JA, Levy A, Bernstein K, Mathieu D, Cagney DN, Chan MD, Grills IS, Braunstein S, Lee CC, Sheehan JP, Kluwe C, Patel S, Halasz LM, Andratschke N, Deibert CP, Verma V, Trifiletti DM, Cifarelli CP, Debus J, Combs SE, Sato Y, Higuchi Y, Aoyagi K, Brown PD, Alami V, Niranjan A, Lunsford LD, Kondziolka D, Camidge DR, Kavanagh BD, Robin TP, Serizawa T, Yamamoto M. Comparison of first-line radiosurgery for small-cell and non-small cell lung cancer brain metastases (CROSS-FIRE). J Natl Cancer Inst. 2023 Aug 8;115(8):926-936. PubMed PMID: 37142267
  • McLean-Thomas L, Gao D, Trenbeath Z, Cost CR, Milgrom SA. Equivocal end-of-therapy imaging findings do not predict a higher risk of local relapse after definitive radiotherapy in pediatric Ewing sarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2023 May;70(5):e29989. PubMed PMID: 36726177
  • Wandrey NE, Gao D, Robin TP, Contessa JN, Singh C, Chiang V, Li J, Chen A, Wang Y, Sheehan JP, Dutta SW, Weiss SE, Paly J, Rusthoven CG. Multicenter analysis of stereotactic radiosurgery for multiple brain metastases from EGFR and ALK driven non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2023 Feb;176:144-148. PubMed PMID: 36641932
  • Tobin RP, Cogswell DT, Cates VM, Davis DM, Borgers JSW, Van Gulick RJ, Katsnelson E, Couts KL, Jordan KR, Gao D, Davila E, Medina TM, Lewis KD, Gonzalez R, McFarland RW, Robinson WA, McCarter MD. Targeting MDSC Differentiation Using ATRA: A Phase I/II Clinical Trial Combining Pembrolizumab and All-Trans Retinoic Acid for Metastatic Melanoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2023 Apr 3;29(7):1209-1219. PubMed PMID: 36378549
  • Muething L, Quach B, Smith DE, Gao D, Smith JA, Simril RT 3rd, Tompkins A, Espinoza J, Cowan ML, Hammad H, Wani S, Patel SG. Adoption of Optimal Small (6-9 mm) Colorectal Polyp Resection Technique Over Time. Dig Dis Sci. 2023 Jan;68(1):240-251. PubMed PMID: 35624328
  • Elias AD, Staley A, Fornier M, Vidal GA, Sams S, Spoelstra N, Kabos P, Diamond JR, Shagisultanova E, Gallagher RI, Wulfkuhle J, Petricoin E, Zolman K, Biller S, Alami V, McSpadden T, Borges V, Crump LS, Gao D, Richer JK. Abstract CT144: Randomized phase II trial of preoperative fulvestrant with or without enzalutamide for ER+/Her2- breast cancer. Cancer Research [Internet]. 2023 Apr 14;83(8_Supplement):CT144–CT144. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1538-7445.AM2023-CT144
  • Bang TJ, Hu J, Patil T, Barón AE, Gao D, Yang JC, Kuo HY, Huang HC, Sachs PB, Camidge DR. The Effect of Intrathoracic Lesion Location on Initial Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Response in Advanced Oncogene-Addicted Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Comparison Between RECIST 1.1 and a Novel Method of Response Assessment (MAX). Clin Lung Cancer. 2022 Dec;23(8):e501-e509. PubMed PMID: 36100512
  • Bang TJ, Hu J, Patil T, Barón AE, Gao D, Yang JC, Kuo HY, Huang HC, Sachs PB, Camidge DR. The Effect of Intrathoracic Lesion Location on Initial Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Response in Advanced Oncogene-Addicted Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Comparison Between RECIST 1.1 and a Novel Method of Response Assessment (MAX). Clin Lung Cancer. 2022 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 36100512
  • Tsui DCC, Drusbosky LM, Wienke S, Gao D, Bubie A, Barbacioru C, Camidge DR. Oncogene Overlap Analysis of Circulating Cell-free Tumor DNA to Explore the Appropriate Criteria for Defining MET Copy Number-Driven Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer. 2022 Nov;23(7):630-638. PubMed PMID: 35961935
  • Muething L, Quach B, Smith DE, Gao D, Smith JA, Simril RT 3rd, Tompkins A, Espinoza J, Cowan ML, Hammad H, Wani S, Patel SG. Adoption of Optimal Small (6-9 mm) Colorectal Polyp Resection Technique Over Time. Dig Dis Sci. 2022 May 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35624328
  • Shiao JC, Holt D, Ladbury C, Gao D, Jones B, Karam SD, Amini A. The role of concomitant chemoradiotherapy versus radiation alone in T1-3N0 HPV-positive and HPV-negative oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncol. 2022 Jul;130:105907. PubMed PMID: 35605559
  • Shagisultanova E, Gao D, Callihan E, Parris HJ, Risendal B, Hines LM, Slattery ML, Baumgartner K, Schedin P, John EM, Borges VF. Overall survival is the lowest among young women with postpartum breast cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2022 Jun;168:119-127. PubMed PMID: 35525161
  • Chen SMY, Popolizio V, Woolaver RA, Ge H, Krinsky AL, John J, Danis E, Ke Y, Kramer Y, Bian L, Nicklawsky AG, Gao D, Liu S, Chen Z, Wang XJ, Wang JH. Differential responses to immune checkpoint inhibitor dictated by pre-existing differential immune profiles in squamous cell carcinomas caused by same initial oncogenic drivers. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2022 Apr 2;41(1):123. PubMed PMID: 35366939
  • Iguchi N, Hecht SL, Gao D, Wilcox DT, Malykhina AP, Cost NG. Sexual dimorphic impacts of systemic vincristine on lower urinary tract function. Sci Rep. 2022 Mar 24;12(1):5113. PubMed PMID: 35332157
  • Shiao JC, Santoso A, Stuhr K, Bennett SJ, Gao D, Holt DE, Robin T, Fisher CM. Gynecologic interstitial brachytherapy curriculum using a low-cost phantom with ultrasound workshop and a treatment planning workshop is effective. Brachytherapy. 2022 Jan-Feb;21(1):110-119. PubMed PMID: 34876360
  • Vinogradskiy Y, Castillo R, Castillo E, Schubert L, Jones BL, Faught A, Gaspar LE, Kwak J, Bowles DW, Waxweiler T, Dougherty JM, Gao D, Stevens C, Miften M, Kavanagh B, Grills I, Rusthoven CG, Guerrero T. Results of a Multi-Institutional Phase 2 Clinical Trial for 4DCT-Ventilation Functional Avoidance Thoracic Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 Mar 15;112(4):986-995. PubMed PMID: 34767934
  • Targeting MDSC differentiation using ATRA: a phase I/II clinical trial combining pembrolizumab and all-trans retinoic acid for metastatic melanoma Richard P. Tobin, Dasha T. Cogswell, Victoria M. Cates, Dana M. Davis, Jessica S.W. Borgers, Robert J. Van Gulick, Elizabeth Katsnelson1, Kasey L. Couts, Kimberly R. Jordan, Dexiang Gao, Eduardo Davila, Theresa M. Medina, Karl D. Lewis, Rene Gonzalez, Ross W. McFarland, William A. Robinson, and Martin D. McCarter
  • Jennifer K. Richer, Nicole S. Spoelstra, Alyse Winchester, Julia Wulfkuhle, Sharon B. Sams, Gregory Vidal, Peter Kabos, Jennifer Diamond, Elena Shagisultanova, Anosheh Afghahi, Jose Mayordomo, Tessa McSpadden, Gloria Crawford, Virginia Borges, Dexiang Gao, Emanuel Petricoin, Anthony D. Elias. Laboratory analyses of metastatic ER+/Her2- breast cancer treated with fulvestrant plus enzalutamide [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2021; 2021 Apr 10-15 and May 17-21. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; Cancer Res 2021;81(13_Suppl):Abstract nr 2867.
  • AR. Schreiber, J Kagihara, A. Nicklawsky, D. Gao, A. Afghahi, A. Elias, P. Kabos, E. Shagisultanova, T. Pitts, J Lang, S. Karam, ... A Phase II Study Evaluating the Combination of Radiotherapy with Chemotherapy and Pembrolizumab in Patientswith PD-L1-Positive Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Abstract ID: 1307698 SABCS Dec 6-10, 2022
  • A. Elias, M Fornier, G. Vidal, EF Petricoin, K. Zolman, S. Biller, V. Alami, AW. Staley, T. McSpadden, VF. Borges, D. Gao, JF. Richer Randomized phase II trial of preoperative fulvestrant with or without enzalutamide forER+/Her2- breast cancer Abstract ID: 1310755 SABCS Dec 6-10, 2022
  • Hecht SL, Quach A, Gao D, Brazell A, Beltran G, Holbrook S, Gore L, Iguchi N, Malykhina A, Wilcox D, Cost NG. A prospective survey study of lower urinary tract dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors after vincristine and/or doxorubicin chemotherapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021 Oct;68(10):e29226. PubMed PMID: 34245214
  • Jackson CL, Colborn K, Gao D, Rao S, Slater HC, Parikh S, Foy BD, Kittelson J. Design and analysis of a 2-year parallel follow-up of repeated ivermectin mass drug administrations for control of malaria: Small sample considerations for cluster-randomized trials with count data. Clin Trials. 2021 Oct;18(5):582-593. PubMed PMID: 34218684
  • Kolb JM, Hu J, DeSanto K, Gao D, Singh S, Imperiale T, Lieberman DA, Boland CR, Patel SG. Early-Age Onset Colorectal Neoplasia in Average-Risk Individuals Undergoing Screening Colonoscopy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastroenterology. 2021 Oct;161(4):1145-1155.e12. PubMed PMID: 34119517
  • Schreiber AR, Kagihara JA, Weiss JA, Nicklawsky A, Gao D, Borges VF, Kabos P, Diamond JR. Clinical Outcomes for Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Treated With Immunotherapy Agents in Phase I Clinical Trials. Front Oncol. 2021;11:640690. PubMed PMID: 33816286
  • Shay R, Nicklawsky A, Gao D, Lam ET. A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab Versus Pembrolizumab Plus Axitinib and Versus Avelumab Plus Axitinib in First-Line Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2021 Aug;19(4):370-370.e7. PubMed PMID: 33674224
  • Qi Z, Qiu Y, Wang Z, Zhang H, Lu L, Liu Y, Mathes D, Pomfret EA, Gao D, Lu SL, Wang Z. A novel diphtheria toxin-based bivalent human EGF fusion toxin for treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Mol Oncol. 2021 Apr;15(4):1054-1068. PubMed PMID: 33540470
  • Patel SG, Hampel H, Smith D, Gao D, Cockburn M, Kastrinos F. Advanced adenomas may be a red flag for hereditary cancer syndromes. Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2021 Jan 12;19(1):8. PubMed PMID: 33436027
  • Woolaver RA, Wang X, Krinsky AL, Waschke BC, Chen SMY, Popolizio V, Nicklawsky AG, Gao D, Chen Z, Jimeno A, Wang XJ, Wang JH. Differences in TCR repertoire and T cell activation underlie the divergent outcomes of antitumor immune responses in tumor-eradicating versus tumor-progressing hosts. J Immunother Cancer. 2021 Jan;9(1). PubMed PMID: 33414263
  • Morton JJ, Alzofon N, Keysar SB, Chimed TS, Reisinger J, Perrenoud L, Le PN, Nieto C, Gomez K, Miller B, Yeager R, Gao D, Tan AC, Somerset H, Medina T, Wang XJ, Wang JH, Robinson W, Roop DR, Gonzalez R, Jimeno A. Studying Immunotherapy Resistance in a Melanoma Autologous Humanized Mouse Xenograft. Mol Cancer Res. 2021 Feb;19(2):346-357. PubMed PMID: 33087417
  • Vinogradskiy Y, Castillo R, Castillo E, Schubert L, Jones BL, Faught A, Gaspar LE, Kwak J, Bowles DW, Waxweiler T, Dougherty JM, Gao D, Stevens C, Miften M, Kavanagh B, Grills I, Rusthoven CG, Guerrero T. Results of a multi-institutional phase II clinical trial for 4DCT-ventilation functional avoidance thoracic radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34767934
  • Boxley PJ, Smith DE, Gao D, Kessler ER, Echalier B, Bernard B, Ormond DR, Lam ET, Kavanagh BD, Flaig TW. Prostate Cancer Central Nervous System Metastasis in a Contemporary Cohort. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2021 Jun;19(3):217-222.e1. PubMed PMID: 33069585
  • Batta N, Shangraw S, Nicklawsky A, Yamauchi T, Zhai Z, Menon DR, Gao D, Dellavalle RP, Fujita M. Global melanoma correlations with obesity, smoking, and alcohol consumption. JMIR Dermatol. 2021 Jul-Dec;4(2). PubMed PMID: 35990801
  • Borges VF, Hu J, Young C, Maggard J, Parris HJ, Gao D, Lyons TR. Semaphorin 7a is a biomarker for recurrence in postpartum breast cancer. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2020;6:56. PubMed PMID: 33088913
  • Morton JJ, Alzofon N, Keysar SB, Chimed TS, Reisinger J, Perrenoud L, Le PN, Nieto C, Gomez K, Miller B, Yeager R, Gao D, Tan AC, Somerset H, Medina T, Wang XJ, Wang JH, Robinson W, Roop DR, Gonzalez R, Jimeno A. Studying immunotherapy resistance in a melanoma autologous humanized mouse xenograft. Mol Cancer Res. 2020 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33087417
  • Boxley PJ, Smith DE, Gao D, Kessler ER, Echalier B, Bernard B, Ormond DR, Lam ET, Kavanagh BD, Flaig TW. Prostate Cancer Central Nervous System Metastasis in a Contemporary Cohort. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2020 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33069585
  • Weiss JA, Nicklawsky A, Kagihara JA, Gao D, Fisher C, Elias A, Borges VF, Kabos P, Davis SL, Leong S, Eckhardt SG, Diamond JR. Clinical outcomes of breast cancer patients treated in phase I clinical trials at University of Colorado Cancer Center. Cancer Med. 2020 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33063469
  • Chen SMY, Li B, Nicklawsky AG, Krinsky AL, Brunetti T, Woolaver RA, Wang X, Chen Z, Young CD, Gao D, Wang XJ, Wang JH. Deletion of p53 and Hyper-Activation of PIK3CA in Keratin-15( ) Stem Cells Lead to the Development of Spontaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Sep 9;21(18). PubMed PMID: 32916850
  • Saltzman AF, Smith DE, Gao D, Ghosh D, Amini A, Aldrink JH, Dasgupta R, Gow KW, Glick RD, Ehrlich PF, Cost NG. Reply to Letter to the Editor. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32684283
  • Rusthoven CG, Yamamoto M, Bernhardt D, Smith DE, Gao D, Serizawa T, Yomo S, Aiyama H, Higuchi Y, Shuto T, Akabane A, Sato Y, Niranjan A, Faramand AM, Lunsford LD, McInerney J, Tuanquin LC, Zacharia BE, Chiang V, Singh C, Yu JB, Braunstein S, Mathieu D, Touchette CJ, Lee CC, Yang HC, Aizer AA, Cagney DN, Chan MD, Kondziolka D, Bernstein K, Silverman JS, Grills IS, Siddiqui ZA, Yuan JC, Sheehan JP, Cordeiro D, Nosaki K, Seto T, Deibert CP, Verma V, Day S, Halasz LM, Warnick RE, Trifiletti DM, Palmer JD, Attia A, Li B, Cifarelli CP, Brown PD, Vargo JA, Combs SE, Kessel KA, Rieken S, Patel S, Guckenberger M, Andratschke N, Kavanagh BD, Robin TP. Evaluation of First-line Radiosurgery vs Whole-Brain Radiotherapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer Brain Metastases: The FIRE-SCLC Cohort Study. JAMA Oncol. 2020 Jul 1;6(7):1028-1037. PubMed PMID: 32496550
  • Saltzman AF, Smith DE, Gao D, Cost NG. Lymph node yield in pediatric, adolescent and young adult Renal Cell Carcinoma - How many are enough?. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32409174
  • Simons EA, Smith DE, Gao D, Camidge DR. Variation in Toxicity Reporting Methods for Early Phase Lung Cancer Treatment Trials at Oncology Conferences. J Thorac Oncol. 2020 Sep;15(9):1425-1433. PubMed PMID: 32353598
  • Higgins M, Smith DE, Gao D, Wilcox D, Cost NG, Saltzman AF. The impact of age at orchiopexy on testicular cancer outcomes. World J Urol. 2020 Oct;38(10):2531-2536. PubMed PMID: 31781896
  • A Kagihara, JA Weiss, A Nicklawsky, D Gao… - 2020 - AACR Abstract A76: Efficacy of immunotherapy agents in patients with metastatic breast cancer treated in phase I clinical trials
  • Paul Maroni, Elizabeth R. Kessler, Rodrigo Rodrigues-Pessoa, Andrew Nicklawsky, Thomas Flaig, Elaine Lam, Brandon Bernard, James Moore, Kyra Anderson, Dexiang Gao, Komal Raina and Rajesh Agarwal. Abstract CT207: A phase II trial using grape seed extract for prostate cancer patients with non-metastatic PSA progression after local therapy. Cancer Research
  • Ling Lv, Steve Quattlebaum, Dexiang Gao, Yu Cao, Ben Milam, Francis Hall, Derek Smith, Elyse Handley, Sophia Bornstein, Neil Gross, John Song and Shi-Long Lu. Abstract B07: Potential clinical value of methylated microRNAs in saliva-liquid biopsy for surveillance of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Clinical Cancer Research
  • Elias, Anthony; Spoelstra, Nicole; Vidal, Gregory A; Sams, Sharon B; ... Gao, Dexiang Phase II trial of fulvestrant plus enzalutamide in ER+/Her2- advanced breast cancer 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium December 8-12, 2020
  • Elias, Anthony; Fornier, Monica; Vidal, Gregory A; Sams, Sharon B;...Gao, Dexiang... Phase II randomized trial of fulvestrant with or without enzalutamide in ER+/Her2- primary breast cancer (BC) oster presentation at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium®, December 8-12, 2020.
  • Borges VF, Hu J, Young C, Maggard J, Parris HJ, Gao D, Lyons TR. Semaphorin 7a is a biomarker for recurrence in postpartum breast cancer. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2020;6:56. PubMed PMID: 33088913
  • Weiss JA, Nicklawsky A, Kagihara JA, Gao D, Fisher C, Elias A, Borges VF, Kabos P, Davis SL, Leong S, Eckhardt SG, Diamond JR. Clinical outcomes of breast cancer patients treated in phase I clinical trials at University of Colorado Cancer Center. Cancer Med. 2020 Dec;9(23):8801-8808. PubMed PMID: 33063469
  • Saltzman AF, Smith DE, Gao D, Ghosh D, Amini A, Aldrink JH, Dasgupta R, Gow KW, Glick RD, Ehrlich PF, Cost NG. Reply to Letter to the Editor. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Nov;55(11):2537-2538. PubMed PMID: 32684283
  • Samson JM, Ravindran Menon D, Smith DE, Baird E, Kitano T, Gao D, Tan AC, Fujita M. Clinical implications of ALDH1A1 and ALDH1A3 mRNA expression in melanoma subtypes. Chem Biol Interact. 2019 Dec 1;314:108822. PubMed PMID: 31580832
  • Pacheco JM, Gao D, Camidge DR. Extended follow-up on KEYNOTE-024 suggests significant survival benefit for pembrolizumab in patients with PD-L1 =50%, but unanswered questions remain. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Jul;7(Suppl 3):S127. PubMed PMID: 31576334
  • Greenlee CJ, Scholes MA, Gao D, Friedman NR. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Sleep Position: Does It Matter for Infants With a Cleft Palate?. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2019 Aug;56(7):890-895. PubMed PMID: 31282194
  • Saltzman AF, Smith DE, Gao D, Ghosh D, Amini A, Aldrink JH, Dasgupta R, Gow KW, Glick RD, Ehrlich PF, Cost NG. How many lymph nodes are enough? Assessing the adequacy of lymph node yield for staging in favorable histology wilms tumor. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Nov;54(11):2331-2335. PubMed PMID: 31255328
  • Osborne DG, Domenico J, Luo Y, Reid AL, Amato C, Zhai Z, Gao D, Ziman M, Dinarello CA, Robinson WA, Fujita M. Interleukin-37 is highly expressed in regulatory T cells of melanoma patients and enhanced by melanoma cell secretome. Mol Carcinog. 2019 Sep;58(9):1670-1679. PubMed PMID: 31099111
  • Ruiz AG, Gao D, Ingram DG, Hickey F, Haemer MA, Friedman NR. Does Tonsillectomy Increase Obesity Risk in Children with Down Syndrome?. J Pediatr. 2019 Aug;211:179-184.e1. PubMed PMID: 31084917
  • Friedman NR, Ruiz AG, Gao D, Jensen A, Mitchell RB. Pediatric Obstructive Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Updated Polysomnography Practice Patterns. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Sep;161(3):529-535. PubMed PMID: 31035864
  • Pham-Danis C, Gehrke S, Danis E, Rozhok AI, Daniels MW, Gao D, Collins C, Paola JTD, D'Alessandro A, DeGregori J. Urea Cycle Sustains Cellular Energetics upon EGFR Inhibition in EGFR-Mutant NSCLC. Mol Cancer Res. 2019 Jun;17(6):1351-1364. PubMed PMID: 30808730
  • Pacheco JM, Gao D, Smith D, Purcell T, Hancock M, Bunn P, Robin T, Liu A, Karam S, Gaspar L, Kavanagh B, Rusthoven C, Aisner D, Doebele R, Camidge DR. Natural History and Factors Associated with Overall Survival in Stage IV ALK-Rearranged Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2019 Apr;14(4):691-700. PubMed PMID: 30599201
  • Ng TL, Smith DE, Mushtaq R, Patil T, Dimou A, Yang S, Liu Q, Li X, Zhou C, Jones RT, Tu MM, Yan F, Bowman IA, Liu SV, Newkirk S, Bauml J, Doebele RC, Aisner DL, Gao D, Ren S, Camidge DR. ROS1 Gene Rearrangements Are Associated With an Elevated Risk of Peridiagnosis Thromboembolic Events. J Thorac Oncol. 2019 Apr;14(4):596-605. PubMed PMID: 30543838
  • Mark JA, Campbell K, Gao D, Kramer RE. Algorithm to Predict Which Children With Chronic Abdominal Pain Are Low Suspicion for Significant Endoscopic Findings. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 Jan;58(1):79-87. PubMed PMID: 30306797
  • Ng TL, Yu H, Smith DE, Boyle TA, York ER, Leedy S, Gao D, Aisner DL, Van Bokhoven A, Heasley LE, Hirsch FR, Camidge DR. Preselection of Lung Cancer Cases Using FGFR1 mRNA and Gene Copy Number for Treatment With Ponatinib. Clin Lung Cancer. 2019 Jan;20(1):e39-e51. PubMed PMID: 30297175
  • Higgins M, Smith DE, Gao D, Wilcox D, Cost NG, Saltzman AF. The impact of age at orchiopexy on testicular cancer outcomes. World J Urol. 2019 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31781896
  • Tobin RP, Jordan KR, Kapoor P, Spongberg E, Davis D, Vorwald VM, Couts KL, Gao D, Smith DE, Borgers JSW, Robinson S, Amato C, Gonzalez R, Lewis KD, Robinson WA, Borges VF, McCarter MD. IL-6 and IL-8 Are Linked With Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cell Accumulation and Correlate With Poor Clinical Outcomes in Melanoma Patients. Front Oncol. 2019;9:1223. PubMed PMID: 31781510
  • Keysar SB, Le PN, Miller B, Jackson BC, Eagles JR, Nieto C, Kim J, Tang B, Glogowska MJ, Morton JJ, Padilla-Just N, Gomez K, Warnock E, Reisinger J, Arcaroli JJ, Messersmith WA, Wakefield LM, Gao D, Tan AC, Serracino H, Vasiliou V, Roop DR, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Regulation of Head and Neck Squamous Cancer Stem Cells by PI3K and SOX2. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 Jan;109(1). PubMed PMID: 27634934
  • Yu H, Batenchuk C, Badzio A, Boyle TA, Czapiewski P, Chan DC, Lu X, Gao D, Ellison K, Kowalewski AA, Rivard CJ, Dziadziuszko R, Zhou C, Hussein M, Richards D, Wilks S, Monte M, Edenfield W, Goldschmidt J, Page R, Ulrich B, Waterhouse D, Close S, Jassem J, Kulig K, Hirsch FR. PD-L1 Expression by Two Complementary Diagnostic Assays and mRNA In Situ Hybridization in Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27639678
  • Bourlon MT, Gao D, Trigero S, Clemons JE, Breaker K, Lam ET, Flaig TW. Clinical significance of sunitinib-associated macrocytosis in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Cancer Med. 2016 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27758076
  • Schade H, Sen S, Neff CP, Freed BM, Gao D, Gutman JA, Palmer BE. Programmed Death 1 Expression on CD4( ) T Cells Predicts Mortality after Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Dec;22(12):2172-2179. PubMed PMID: 27519280
  • Helfrich BA, Kim J, Gao D, Chan DC, Zhang Z, Tan AC, Bunn PA Jr. Barasertib (AZD1152), a Small Molecule Aurora B Inhibitor, Inhibits the Growth of SCLC Cell Lines In Vitro and In Vivo. Mol Cancer Ther. 2016 Oct;15(10):2314-2322. PubMed PMID: 27496133
  • Noonan SA, Berry L, Lu X, Gao D, Barón AE, Chesnut P, Sheren J, Aisner DL, Merrick D, Doebele RC, Varella-Garcia M, Camidge DR. Identifying the Appropriate FISH Criteria for Defining MET Copy Number-Driven Lung Adenocarcinoma through Oncogene Overlap Analysis. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Aug;11(8):1293-304. PubMed PMID: 27262212
  • Quackenbush KS, Bagby S, Tai WM, Messersmith WA, Schreiber A, Greene J, Kim J, Wang G, Purkey A, Pitts TM, Nguyen A, Gao D, Blatchford P, Capasso A, Schuller AG, Eckhardt SG, Arcaroli JJ. The novel tankyrase inhibitor (AZ1366) enhances irinotecan activity in tumors that exhibit elevated tankyrase and irinotecan resistance. Oncotarget. 2016 May 10;7(19):28273-85. PubMed PMID: 27070088
  • Cheng Y, Gao D, Tong T. Bias and variance reduction in estimating the proportion of true-null hypotheses. Biostatistics. 2015 Jan;16(1):189-204. PubMed PMID: 24963010
  • Merrick DT, Gao D, Miller YE, Keith RL, Baron AE, Feser WJ, Kennedy TC, Blatchford P, Braudrick S, Hirsch FR, Heasley LE, Bunn PA Jr, Franklin WA. PERSISTENCE OF BRONCHIAL DYSPLASIA IS ASSOCIATED WITH DEVELOPMENT OF INVASIVE SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26542061
  • Roby BB, Mattingly J, Jensen EL, Gao D, Chan KH. Treatment of Juvenile Recurrent Parotitis of Childhood: An Analysis of Effectiveness. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25474272
  • Wynes MW, Hinz TK, Gao D, Martini M, Marek LA, Ware KE, Edwards MG, Böhm D, Perner S, Helfrich BA, Dziadziuszko R, Jassem J, Wojtylak S, Sejda A, Gozgit JM, Bunn PA Jr, Camidge DR, Tan AC, Hirsch FR, Heasley LE. FGFR1 mRNA and protein expression, not gene copy number, predict FGFR TKI sensitivity across all lung cancer histologies. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Jun 15;20(12):3299-309. PubMed PMID: 24771645
  • Jindal S, Gao D, Bell P, Albrektsen G, Edgerton SM, Ambrosone CB, Thor AD, Borges VF, Schedin P. Postpartum breast involution reveals regression of secretory lobules mediated by tissue-remodeling. Breast Cancer Res. 2014 Mar 28;16(2):R31. PubMed PMID: 24678808
  • Jordan KR, Amaria RN, Ramirez O, Callihan EB, Gao D, Borakove M, Manthey E, Borges VF, McCarter MD. Myeloid-derived suppressor cells are associated with disease progression and decreased overall survival in advanced-stage melanoma patients. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2013 Nov;62(11):1711-22. PubMed PMID: 24072401
  • Chan KH, Gao D, Fernandez PG, Kingdom TT, Kumpe DA. Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: Vascular determinates for operative complications and tumor recurrence. Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23929652
  • Jones TS, Jones EL, Gao D, Pearlman NW, Robinson WA, McCarter M. Management of external ear melanoma: the same or something different?. Am J Surg. 2013 Sep;206(3):307-13. PubMed PMID: 23664431
  • Callihan EB, Gao D, Jindal S, Lyons TR, Manthey E, Edgerton S, Urquhart A, Schedin P, Borges VF. Postpartum diagnosis demonstrates a high risk for metastasis and merits an expanded definition of pregnancy-associated breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Apr;138(2):549-59. PubMed PMID: 23430224
  • Jones EL, Jones TS, Pearlman NW, Gao D, Stovall R, Gajdos C, Kounalakis N, Gonzalez R, Lewis KD, Robinson WA, McCarter MD. Long-term follow-up and survival of patients following a recurrence of melanoma after a negative sentinel lymph node biopsy result. JAMA Surg. 2013 May;148(5):456-61. PubMed PMID: 23325294
  • Freehauf C, Van Hove JL, Gao D, Bernstein L, Thomas JA. Impact of geographic access to care on compliance and metabolic control in phenylketonuria. Mol Genet Metab. 2013 Jan;108(1):13-7. PubMed PMID: 23177662
  • Brandao LN, Winges A, Christoph S, Sather S, Migdall-Wilson J, Schlegel J, McGranahan A, Gao D, Liang X, Deryckere D, Graham DK. Inhibition of MerTK increases chemosensitivity and decreases oncogenic potential in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood Cancer J. 2013 Jan 25;3:e101. PubMed PMID: 23353780
  • Porter CC, Kim J, Fosmire S, Gearheart CM, van Linden A, Baturin D, Zaberezhnyy V, Patel PR, Gao D, Tan AC, DeGregori J. Integrated genomic analyses identify WEE1 as a critical mediator of cell fate and a novel therapeutic target in acute myeloid leukemia. Leukemia. 2012 Jun;26(6):1266-76. PubMed PMID: 22289989
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