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Ablation of VLA4 in multiple myeloma cells redirects tumor spread and prolongs survival.
Hathi D, Chanswangphuwana C, Cho N, Fontana F, Maji D, Ritchey J, O'Neal J, Ghai A, Duncan K, Akers WJ, Fiala M, Vij R, DiPersio JF, Rettig M, Shokeen M, Sci Rep 2022 01 12 1 30
Targeting the spliceosome through RBM39 degradation results in exceptional responses in high-risk neuroblastoma models.
Singh S, Quarni W, Goralski M, Wan S, Jin H, Van de Velde LA, Fang J, Wu Q, Abu-Zaid A, Wang T, Singh R, Craft D, Fan Y, Confer T, Johnson M, Akers WJ, Wang R, Murray PJ, Thomas PG, Nijhawan D, Davidoff AM, Yang J, Sci Adv 2021 Nov 7 47 eabj5405
Next-generation humanized patient-derived xenograft mouse model for pre-clinical antibody studies in neuroblastoma.
Nguyen R, Patel AG, Griffiths LM, Dapper J, Stewart EA, Houston J, Johnson M, Akers WJ, Furman WL, Dyer MA, Cancer Immunol Immunother 2021 Mar 70 3 721-732
Selective imaging of solid tumours via the calcium-dependent high-affinity binding of a cyclic octapeptide to phosphorylated Annexin A2.
Shen D, Xu B, Liang K, Tang R, Sudlow GP, Egbulefu C, Guo K, Som A, Gilson R, Maji D, Mondal S, Habimana-Griffin L, Akers WJ, Li S, Liu Y, Bloch S, Kurkure S, Nussinov Z, Seidel A, Tsen SD, Achilefu S, Nat Biomed Eng 2020 03 4 3 298-313
Interleukin-15 Enhances Anti-GD2 Antibody-Mediated Cytotoxicity in an Orthotopic PDX Model of Neuroblastoma.
Nguyen R, Moustaki A, Norrie JL, Brown S, Akers WJ, Shirinifard A, Dyer MA, Clin Cancer Res 2019 12 25 24 7554-7564
Diagnosis of LVAD Thrombus using a High-Avidity Fibrin-Specific 99mTc Probe.
Cui G, Akers WJ, Scott MJ, Nassif M, Allen JS, Schmieder AH, Paranandi KS, Itoh A, Beyder DD, Achilefu S, Ewald GA, Lanza GM, Theranostics 2018 8 4 1168-1179
Bio-inspired imager improves sensitivity in near-infrared fluorescence image-guided surgery.
Garcia M, Edmiston C, York T, Marinov R, Mondal S, Zhu N, Sudlow GP, Akers WJ, Margenthaler J, Achilefu S, Liang R, Zayed MA, Pepino MY, Gruev V, Optica 2018 5 4 413-422
Optical See-Through Cancer Vision Goggles Enable Direct Patient Visualization and Real-Time Fluorescence-Guided Oncologic Surgery.
Mondal SB, Gao S, Zhu N, Habimana-Griffin L, Akers WJ, Liang R, Gruev V, Margenthaler J, Achilefu S, Ann Surg Oncol 2017 Jul 24 7 1897-1903
Evaluating Acetate Metabolism for Imaging and Targeting in Multiple Myeloma.
Fontana F, Ge X, Su X, Hathi D, Xiang J, Cenci S, Civitelli R, Shoghi KI, Akers WJ, D'avignon A, Weilbaecher KN, Shokeen M, Clin Cancer Res 2017 Jan 23 2 416-429
Imaging of radicals following injury or acute stress in peripheral nerves with activatable fluorescent probes.
Zhou H, Yan Y, Ee X, Hunter DA, Akers WJ, Wood MD, Berezin MY, Free Radic Biol Med 2016 12 101 85-92