Publications


Alcohol and cigarette smoke components activate human pancreatic stellate cells: implications for the progression of chronic pancreatitis.
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2015 Nov 14;39(11):2123-33. Epub 2015 Oct 14.
Pancreatic Research Group, South Western Sydney Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.


The role of the hepatocyte growth factor/c-MET pathway in pancreatic stellate cell-endothelial cell interactions: antiangiogenic implications in pancreatic cancer.
Carcinogenesis 2014 Aug 29;35(8):1891-900. Epub 2014 May 29.
Pancreatic Research Group, South Western Sydney Clinical School, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research and the School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2170, Australia.

Extracellular matrix composition significantly influences pancreatic stellate cell gene expression pattern: role of transgelin in PSC function.
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2013 Sep 18;305(6):G408-17. Epub 2013 Jul 18.
South Western Sydney Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Univ. of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 2170 AUSTRALIA.


Withdrawal of alcohol promotes regression while continued alcohol intake promotes persistence of LPS-induced pancreatic injury in alcohol-fed rats.
Gut 2011 Feb 24;60(2):238-46. Epub 2010 Sep 24.
Pancreatic Research Group, South Western Sydney Clinical School and School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Role of pancreatic stellate cells in pancreatic cancer metastasis.
Am J Pathol 2010 Nov 7;177(5):2585-96. Epub 2010 Oct 7.
Pancreatic Research Group, South Western Sydney Clinical School, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Room 505, Level 5, Wallace Wurth Building, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia.

Pancreatic stellate cells produce acetylcholine and may play a role in pancreatic exocrine secretion.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010 Oct 17;107(40):17397-402. Epub 2010 Sep 17.
Pancreatic Research Group, South Western Sydney Clinical School and School of Medical Sciences/Pathology, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia.

Isolation of quiescent human pancreatic stellate cells: a promising in vitro tool for studies of human pancreatic stellate cell biology.
Pancreatology 2010 20;10(4):434-43. Epub 2010 Aug 20.
Pancreatic Research Group, South Western Sydney Clinical School and School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Contribution of microRNAs in understanding the pancreatic tumor microenvironment involving cancer associated stellate and fibroblast cells.
Am J Cancer Res 2015 15;5(3):1251-64. Epub 2015 Feb 15.
Department of Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, Michigan ; Department of Pathology, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, Michigan.

The Combination of Alcohol and Cigarette Smoke Induces Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Cell Death in Pancreatic Acinar Cells.
Gastroenterology 2017 12 25;153(6):1674-1686. Epub 2017 Aug 25.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California; VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System/University of California, Los Angeles, California.

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