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Impact of facility type and volume in low-grade glioma outcomes.

J Neurosurg 2019 Sep 27:1-11. Epub 2019 Sep 27.

1Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2019.6.JNS19409DOI Listing
September 2019

Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Combination with Bevacizumab for Recurrent Glioblastoma.

World Neurosurg 2019 Jul 4;127:e523-e533. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.03.193DOI Listing
July 2019

Cerebral Radiation Necrosis: Incidence, Pathogenesis, Diagnostic Challenges, and Future Opportunities.

Curr Oncol Rep 2019 Jun 19;21(8):66. Epub 2019 Jun 19.

Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11912-019-0818-y
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June 2019

Assessment of Glioblastoma Response in the Era of Bevacizumab: Longstanding and Emergent Challenges in the Imaging Evaluation of Pseudoresponse.

Front Neurol 2019 7;10:460. Epub 2019 May 7.

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2019.00460DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6514158PMC
May 2019

Abstracts of Presentations at the Association of Clinical Scientists 139 Meeting Hershey, PA, May 15-18, 2019.

Authors:
Keri Donaldson Jeanine M Buchanich Patricia Sue Grigson Erin Deneke Keri Donaldson Kent E Vrana David B Sacks Gregory J Kuehn David Cardamone Amadeo Pesce Sarah Smiley Joyce Nickley Kevin Krock Richard Thomas Myra L Wilkerson Hosam A Farag Sashi Rameswara Challa Ann Marie Tice Donna M Wolk Jeffrey Prichard Michelle L Grant Sandeep Regmi Brian Kerbacher Lawrence E Quinton Hosam A Farag A M Tice Donna M Wolk Jordan Olson Amanda Haynes Elsie Yu Kilmer S McCully Jasmeet Assi Myra Wong Neda Zarrin-Khameh Thomas P Nifong Charles D Hawker George T Carlton Julia M Rivera Philip R Foulis Aleksandra Zuraw Diana Morlote Deniz Peker Vishnu Reddy Shuko Harada Chris Crutchfield Dani Zander Mustafa A Barbhuiya Edward C Pederson Monica L Straub Sofia C Scott Terri L Neibauer Wayne F Salter Michael H Creer Yusheng Zhu Joshua A Bornhorst J Paul Theobald Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich Liyun Cao James Knox Robert Hardy Hicks J Texas Mary F McGuire Robert L Hunter Robert E Brown John Hicks John Hicks Zhenjian Cai Robert E Brown Yasir Ali Keith C Cheng Spencer R Katz Yifu Ding Daniel J Vanselow Maxsim A Yakovlev Alex Y Lin Darin P Clark Phillip Vargas Xuying Xin Jean E Copper Victor A Canfield Khai C Ang Yuxin Wang Xianghui Xiao Francesco De Carlo Damian B van Rossum Patrick J La Rivière Jordan Newell Carrie Hossler Michael Roche Joshua Warrick Rebecca Phaeton Josh Kesterson Keri Donaldson Charlotte Myers Roberto Barrios Paul Mintz Kimberly Robyak Christopher Hamilton Pamela McGhee Christopher Pederson Monica Straub Sofia Scott Terri Neibauer Wayne Salter Michael Creer Yusheng Zhu Christopher Hamilton Kimberly Robyak Pamela McGhee Christopher Pederson Monica Straub Sofia Scott Terri Neibauer Wayne Salter Michael Creer Yusheng Zhu Nirupama Singh Diana Morlote Cindy Vnencak-Jones Anna Yemelyanova Shuko Harada Mauli Shah Soheil Zorofchian Moghadamtousi Chieh Lan Dzifa Duose Peter Hu Yoshua Esquenazi Rajyalakshmi Luthra Leomar Y Ballester Annie N Koenig Chang-Gong Liu Jianhua Zhang Awdhesh Kalia Ali Al-Habib Melissa Van Arsdall Sadhna Dhingra Kalyani Patel Nina Tatevian

Ann Clin Lab Sci 2019 05;49(3):403-416

The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX.

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May 2019

Circulating tumour DNA, microRNA and metabolites in cerebrospinal fluid as biomarkers for central nervous system malignancies.

J Clin Pathol 2019 Apr 22;72(4):271-280. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205414DOI Listing
April 2019

Coexisting FGFR3 p.K650T mutation in two FGFR3-TACC3 fusion glioma cases.

Acta Neuropathol Commun 2019 Apr 29;7(1):63. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Department of Radiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40478-019-0721-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6487516PMC
April 2019

BCAT1 and miR-2504: novel methylome signature distinguishes spindle/desmoplastic melanoma from superficial malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.

Mod Pathol 2019 03 11;32(3):338-345. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Section of Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41379-018-0146-z
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41379-018-0146-zDOI Listing
March 2019

Suppression of HMGB1 Released in the Glioblastoma Tumor Microenvironment Reduces Tumoral Edema.

Mol Ther Oncolytics 2019 Mar 6;12:93-102. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.omto.2018.11.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6350213PMC
March 2019

Subtype-specific signaling pathways and genomic aberrations associated with prognosis of glioblastoma.

Neuro Oncol 2019 Jan;21(1):59-70

Center for Precision Health, School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.

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https://academic.oup.com/neuro-oncology/article/21/1/59/5059
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuonc/noy120DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6303485PMC
January 2019

Characterization of genomic alterations in primary central nervous system lymphomas.

J Neurooncol 2018 Dec 31;140(3):509-517. Epub 2018 Aug 31.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, 6431 Fannin St., MSB 2.136, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11060-018-2990-6DOI Listing
December 2018

Creutzfeldt astrocytes may be seen in IDH-wildtype glioblastoma and retain expression of DNA repair and chromatin binding proteins.

Brain Pathol 2018 11 25;28(6):1012-1019. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bpa.12604DOI Listing
November 2018

Detection of the p.L265P Mutation in the CSF of a Patient With Secondary Central Nervous System Lymphoma.

Front Oncol 2018 20;8:382. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, United States.

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https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fonc.2018.00382/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2018.00382DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6158312PMC
September 2018

Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid metabolites in patients with primary or metastatic central nervous system tumors.

Acta Neuropathol Commun 2018 08 31;6(1):85. Epub 2018 Aug 31.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin St., MSB 2.136, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40478-018-0588-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6117959PMC
August 2018

Primary Leptomeningeal Oligodendroglioma, IDH-Mutant, 1p/19q-Codeleted.

Front Neurol 2018 27;9:700. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, United States.

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https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fneur.2018.00700
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2018.00700DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6119690PMC
August 2018

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma with Associated Demyelination and Creutzfeldt Astrocytes.

Ann Clin Lab Sci 2018 Jul;48(4):534-537

Departments of Pathology, Texas Medical Center, Houston TX, USA

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July 2018

Cognitive disability in adult patients with brain tumors.

Cancer Treat Rev 2018 Apr 2;65:33-40. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery and Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Houston, TX, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctrv.2018.02.007DOI Listing
April 2018

tyrosine kinase domain duplication in pilocytic astrocytoma with anaplasia.

Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud 2018 04 2;4(2). Epub 2018 Apr 2.

Department of Pathology, Section of Neuropathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/mcs.a002378DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5880259PMC
April 2018

Invasive mold infections of the central nervous system in patients with hematologic cancer or stem cell transplantation (2000-2016): Uncommon, with improved survival but still deadly often.

J Infect 2017 12 14;75(6):572-580. Epub 2017 Sep 14.

Department of Infectious Disease, Infection Control and Employee Health, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2017.09.011DOI Listing
December 2017

Domain retention in transcription factor fusion genes and its biological and clinical implications: a pan-cancer study.

Oncotarget 2017 Dec 24;8(66):110103-110117. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

Center for Precision Health, School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.22653DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5746368PMC
December 2017

Molecular classification of adult diffuse gliomas: conflicting IDH1/IDH2, ATRX, and 1p/19q results.

Hum Pathol 2017 11 23;69:15-22. Epub 2017 May 23.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2017.05.005DOI Listing
November 2017

Creutzfeldt Cell Rich Glioblastoma: A Diagnostic Dilemma.

Cureus 2017 Oct 5;9(10):e1749. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.1749DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5716680PMC
October 2017

Retrospective Analysis of Molecular and Immunohistochemical Characterization of 381 Primary Brain Tumors.

J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2017 03;76(3):179-188

Department of Hematopathology, UT-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnen/nlw119DOI Listing
March 2017

Advances in clinical next-generation sequencing: target enrichment and sequencing technologies.

Expert Rev Mol Diagn 2016 18;16(3):357-72. Epub 2016 Jan 18.

b Department of Hematopathology , The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center , Houston , TX , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/14737159.2016.1133298DOI Listing
November 2016

Integrated tumor and germline whole-exome sequencing identifies mutations in MAPK and PI3K pathway genes in an adolescent with rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor of the fourth ventricle.

Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud 2016 Sep;2(5):a001057

Texas Children's Cancer Center and the Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA;; Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA;; Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA;; Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/mcs.a001057DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5002928PMC
September 2016

Clinical Validation of a CXCR4 Mutation Screening Assay for Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia.

Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2016 07 5;16(7):395-403.e1. Epub 2016 May 5.

Department of Hematopathology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clml.2016.04.014DOI Listing
July 2016

Integrating Molecular Testing in the Diagnosis and Management of Children with Thyroid Lesions.

Pediatr Dev Pathol 2016 Mar-Apr;19(2):94-100. Epub 2015 Sep 14.

1 Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2350/15-05-1638-OA.1DOI Listing
June 2016

Next-generation sequencing of central nervous systems tumors: the future of personalized patient management.

Neuro Oncol 2016 Mar;18(3):308-10

Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas (L.Y.B.); Department of Hematopathology, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas (A.O.); Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas (S.R.-C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuonc/nov329DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4767248PMC
March 2016

Incidental simultaneous finding of intravascular histiocytosis and reactive angioendotheliomatosis: a case report.

Am J Dermatopathol 2015 May;37(5):401-4

*Dermatopathology Section, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; and †Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. P. P. Aung is currently affiliated to the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, UT-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000000244DOI Listing
May 2015

Adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma associated with follicular mucinosis.

Am J Dermatopathol 2014 Nov;36(11):901-3

*Laboratory of Pathology, and †Dermatology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000000082DOI Listing
November 2014

Primary subcutaneous spindle cell Ewing sarcoma with strong S100 expression and EWSR1-FLI1 fusion: a case report.

Pediatr Dev Pathol 2014 Jul-Aug;17(4):302-7. Epub 2014 Apr 15.

1  Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2350/14-03-1454-CR.1DOI Listing
October 2014

Histopathology of Keratoacanthoma Revisited: Utility of Orificial Size as a Diagnostic Adjunct.

Int J Surg Pathol 2014 Jun 26;22(4):316-25. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

Dermatopathology Section, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1066896913509010DOI Listing
June 2014

Expression of New York esophageal squamous cell carcinoma-1 in primary and metastatic melanoma.

Hum Pathol 2014 Feb 27;45(2):259-67. Epub 2013 Nov 27.

Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2013.05.029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3946994PMC
February 2014

ER/PR positive epidermotropic primary cutaneous eccrine carcinoma as a cutaneous manifestation of MEN 2B.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2013 Dec;69(6):e310-2

Dermatopathology Section, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2013.08.001DOI Listing
December 2013

Morphologic characteristics and immunohistochemical profile of diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas.

Am J Surg Pathol 2013 Sep;37(9):1357-64

*Laboratory of Pathology †Pediatric Oncology Branch, NCI, NIH, Bethesda ‡Department of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD §Children's National Medical Center, Research Center for Genetic Medicine, Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAS.0b013e318294e817DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3787318PMC
September 2013

Exaggerated Mg2+ inhibition of Kir2.1 as a consequence of reduced PIP2 sensitivity in Andersen syndrome.

Channels (Austin) 2007 May-Jun;1(3):209-17. Epub 2007 Jul 20.

Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232-0275, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/chan.4770DOI Listing
October 2008

Trafficking-competent and trafficking-defective KCNJ2 mutations in Andersen syndrome.

Hum Mutat 2006 Apr;27(4):388

Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37027-0275, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/humu.9418DOI Listing
April 2006

Expression and transcriptional control of human KCNE genes.

Genomics 2006 Jan 21;87(1):119-28. Epub 2005 Nov 21.

Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2005.09.004DOI Listing
January 2006