1. Articles in category: Genomics

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    1. PIM kinases are a potential prognostic biomarker and therapeutic target in neuroblastoma.

      PIM kinases are a potential prognostic biomarker and therapeutic target in neuroblastoma.

      Mol Cancer Ther. 2018 Feb 13;:

      Authors: Brunen D, de Vries RC, Lieftink C, Beijersbergen RL, Bernards R

      Abstract The majority of high-risk neuroblastoma patients are refractory to, or relapse on current treatment regimens, resulting in 5-year survival rates of less than 50%. This emphasizes the urgent need to identify novel therapeutic targets.

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    2. A highly malignant case of neuroblastoma with substantial increase of single-nucleotide variants and normal mismatch repair system: A case report.

      A highly malignant case of neuroblastoma with substantial increase of single-nucleotide variants and normal mismatch repair system: A case report.

      Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(50):e8845

      Authors: Yuan LQ, Wang JH, Zhu K, Yang M, Gu WZ, Lai C, Li HM, Shu Q, Chen X

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    3. Biological and Genetic Features of Neuroblastoma and Their Clinical Importance.

      Biological and Genetic Features of Neuroblastoma and Their Clinical Importance.

      Curr Pediatr Rev. 2018 Jan 28;:

      Authors: Aygun N

      Abstract Neuroblastoma derived from primitive cells of the sympathetic nervous system typically develops in the adrenal medulla or paraspinal ganglia. Neuroblastoma usually occurs sporadically, but familial cases are also observed.

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      Mentions: ALK MYCN PHOX2B
    4. 'Hijacker' drives cancer in some patients with high-risk neuroblastoma

      Researchers have identified mechanisms that drive about 10 percent of high-risk neuroblastoma cases and have used a new approach to show how the cancer genome “hijacks” DNA that regulates other genes. The resulting insights may help scientists develop more effective therapies, including ...

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    5. Circulating microRNA: a new candidate for diagnostic biomarker in neuroblastoma.

      Circulating microRNA: a new candidate for diagnostic biomarker in neuroblastoma.

      Cancer Gene Ther. 2016 Nov;23(11):371-372

      Authors: Mohammadi M, Goodarzi M, Jaafari MR, Mirzaei HR, Mirzaei H

      Abstract Neuroblastoma (NB) is known as a pediatric neoplasm that is associated with variable histopathological features. The use of biomarkers contributes to the monitoring and treatment of various malignancies such as NB.

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    6. Identification of the genetic and clinical characteristics of neuroblastomas using genome-wide analysis.

      Identification of the genetic and clinical characteristics of neuroblastomas using genome-wide analysis.

      Oncotarget. 2017 Dec 08;8(64):107513-107529

      Authors: Uryu K, Nishimura R, Kataoka K, Sato Y, Nakazawa A, Suzuki H, Yoshida K, Seki M, Hiwatari M, Isobe T, Shiraishi Y, Chiba K, Tanaka H, Miyano S, Koh K, Hanada R, Oka A, Hayashi Y, Ohira M, Kamijo T, Nagase H, Takimoto T, Tajiri T, Nakagawara A, Ogawa S, Takita J

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      Mentions: ALK MYCN
    7. Coexpression network analysis identifies transcriptional modules associated with genomic alterations in neuroblastoma.

      Coexpression network analysis identifies transcriptional modules associated with genomic alterations in neuroblastoma.

      Biochim Biophys Acta. 2017 Dec 13;:

      Authors: Yang L, Li Y, Wei Z, Chang X

      Abstract Neuroblastoma is a highly complex and heterogeneous cancer in children. Acquired genomic alterations including MYCN amplification, 1p deletion and 11q deletion are important risk factors and biomarkers in neuroblastoma.

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      Mentions: MYCN Biomarkers
    8. Researchers identify an indirect way of countering a key genetic lesion in neuroblastoma

      Researchers identify an indirect way of countering a key genetic lesion in neuroblastoma

      Pediatric cancers tend to have relatively "quiet" genomes compared to tumors in adults. They harbor fewer discrete genetic mutations, especially in genes for readily "druggable" targets (such as protein kinases). Instead, these tumors tend to feature other kinds of genetic alterations, such as duplications or translocations.

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      Mentions: MYCN
    9. CRISPR-Cas9 screen reveals a MYCN-amplified neuroblastoma dependency on EZH2.

      CRISPR-Cas9 screen reveals a MYCN-amplified neuroblastoma dependency on EZH2.

      J Clin Invest. 2017 Dec 04;:

      Authors: Chen L, Alexe G, Dharia NV, Ross L, Iniguez AB, Conway AS, Wang EJ, Veschi V, Lam N, Qi J, Gustafson WC, Nasholm N, Vazquez F, Weir BA, Cowley GS, Ali LD, Pantel S, Jiang G, Harrington WF, Lee Y, Goodale A, Lubonja R, Krill-Burger JM, Meyers RM, Tsherniak A, Root DE, Bradner JE, Golub TR, Roberts CW, Hahn WC, Weiss WA, Thiele CJ, Stegmaier K

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      Mentions: MYCN
    10. LMO1 polymorphisms reduce neuroblastoma risk in Chinese children: a two-center case-control study.

      LMO1 polymorphisms reduce neuroblastoma risk in Chinese children: a two-center case-control study.

      Oncotarget. 2017 Sep 12;8(39):65620-65626

      Authors: Zhang J, Lin H, Wang J, He J, Zhang D, Qin P, Yang L, Yan L

      Abstract Previous genome-wide association and validation studies suggest that LIM domain only 1 (LMO1) gene polymorphisms affect neuroblastoma susceptibility.

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    11. Zebrafish as a model to study neuroblastoma development.

      Zebrafish as a model to study neuroblastoma development.

      Cell Tissue Res. 2017 Oct 13;:

      Authors: Casey MJ, Stewart RA

      Abstract Neuroblastoma is a pediatric solid tumor arising from embryonic neural crest progenitor cells that normally generate the peripheral sympathetic nervous system.

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      Mentions: ALK
    12. NIH Funds Pediatric Data Resource Center.

      NIH Funds Pediatric Data Resource Center.

      Cancer Discov. 2017 Oct 11;:

      Authors:

      Abstract Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will lead a collaborative effort-funded with $14.8 million from the NIH-to pool genomic and phenotypic data from tens of thousands of patients to study the causes of pediatric cancer and structural birth defects.

      PMID: 29021134 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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    13. Incorporating genomic, transcriptomic and clinical data: a prognostic and stem cell-like MYC and PRC imbalance in high-risk neuroblastoma.

      Incorporating genomic, transcriptomic and clinical data: a prognostic and stem cell-like MYC and PRC imbalance in high-risk neuroblastoma.

      BMC Syst Biol. 2017 Oct 03;11(Suppl 5):92

      Authors: Yang XH, Tang F, Shin J, Cunningham JM

      Abstract BACKGROUND: Previous studies suggested that cancer cells possess traits reminiscent of the biological mechanisms ascribed to normal embryonic stem cells (ESCs) regulated by MYC and Polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2).

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      Mentions: MYCN
    14. Researchers Identify Gene Variants Linked to a High-Risk Children's Cancer

      Pediatric researchers investigating the childhood cancer neuroblastoma have identified common gene variants that raise the risk of an aggressive form of that disease. The discovery, in the MMP20 gene, may assist doctors in better diagnosing subtypes of neuroblastoma.

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      Mentions: Genetics
    15. Researchers identify gene variants linked to a high-risk children's cancer

      Researchers identify gene variants linked to a high-risk children's cancer

      ( Children's Hospital of Philadelphia ) Pediatric researchers investigating the childhood cancer neuroblastoma have identified common gene variants that raise the risk of an aggressive form of that disease. The discovery may assist doctors in better diagnosing subtypes of neuroblastoma.

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      Mentions: Genetics
    16. Common variants in MMP20 at 11q22.2 predispose to 11q deletion and neuroblastoma risk.

      Common variants in MMP20 at 11q22.2 predispose to 11q deletion and neuroblastoma risk.

      Nat Commun. 2017 Sep 18;8(1):569

      Authors: Chang X, Zhao Y, Hou C, Glessner J, McDaniel L, Diamond MA, Thomas K, Li J, Wei Z, Liu Y, Guo Y, Mentch FD, Qiu H, Kim C, Evans P, Vaksman Z, Diskin SJ, Attiyeh EF, Sleiman P, Maris JM, Hakonarson H

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      Mentions: MYCN
    17. Kids First Data Resource Center set to ‘unlock potential’ of genomic data in pediatric cancer

      The NIH established the Kids First Data Resource Center, a pediatric cancer and rare disease data program that will enable clinicians and researchers to collaborate and access multiple genomic datasets.The resource center — the first of its kind in the pediatric research community — is designed to create a centralized, cloud-based database and discovery portal of clinical and genetic sequence data from various pediatric cancers and structural birth defects cohorts, such as congenital heart defects, hearing loss and cleft palate. The program also will develop analytical tools to provide access to this large-scale data for use in the discovery of novel ...

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      Mentions: Hearing Loss
    18. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Lead New Pediatric Data Resource Center for Research in Childhood Cancer and Structural Birth Defects

      Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Lead New Pediatric Data Resource Center for Research in Childhood Cancer and Structural Birth Defects

      PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will lead a new, collaborative effort funded by the National Institutes of Health Common Fund to discover the causes of pediatric cancer...

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    19. New Tumor Database Deployed to Battle Childhood Cancer at UC Santa Cruz

      New Tumor Database Deployed to Battle Childhood Cancer at UC Santa Cruz

      The Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative researchers at UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute and the St. Baldrick's Foundation are making a 11,000+ tumor database available for use by all researchers in the pediatric cancer community and beyond in our continued battle to take childhood back from cancer. The database contains RNA-Seq gene expression data, as well as age, disease, and sex.

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      Mentions: Genetics
    20. NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH Trial to Test Targeted Therapies

      NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH Trial to Test Targeted Therapies

      NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH trial to test targeted drugs in childhood cancers Posted: July 24, 2017 240-760-6600 Credit: National Cancer Institute Today investigators at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) announced the opening of enrollment for a unique precision medicine clinical trial.

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      Mentions: Treatment COG
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