Publications

Intertumoral Heterogeneity within Medulloblastoma Subgroups.
Cancer Cell 2017 Jun;31(6):737-754.e6
The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada; Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada; Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 1A1, Canada; Division of Neurosurgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada. Electronic address:

Integrated (epi)-Genomic Analyses Identify Subgroup-Specific Therapeutic Targets in CNS Rhabdoid Tumors.
Cancer Cell 2016 Dec;30(6):891-908
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5G0A4, Canada; Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5G0A4, Canada; Division of Hematology/Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G1X8, Canada; Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G1X8, Canada. Electronic address:

Divergent clonal selection dominates medulloblastoma at recurrence.
Nature 2016 Jan 13;529(7586):351-7. Epub 2016 Jan 13.
Developmental &Stem Cell Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4, Canada.

Molecular subgroups of atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumours in children: an integrated genomic and clinicopathological analysis.
Lancet Oncol 2015 May 14;16(5):569-82. Epub 2015 Apr 14.
Division of Hematology-Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:




Cytogenetic prognostication within medulloblastoma subgroups.
J Clin Oncol 2014 Mar 3;32(9):886-96. Epub 2014 Feb 3.
David J.H. Shih, Marc Remke, Vijay Ramaswamy, Betty Luu, Yuan Yao, Xin Wang, Adrian M. Dubuc, Livia Garzia, John Peacock, Stephen C. Mack, Xiaochong Wu, Adi Rolider, A. Sorana Morrissy, Florence M.G. Cavalli, Claudia C. Faria, Stephen W. Scherer, Uri Tabori, Cynthia E. Hawkins, David Malkin, Eric Bouffet, James T. Rutka, and Michael D. Taylor, Hospital for Sick Children; David J.H. Shih, Marc Remke, Vijay Ramaswamy, Yuan Yao, Xin Wang, Adrian M. Dubuc, John Peacock, Stephen C. Mack, and Michael D. Taylor, University of Toronto, Toronto; Boleslaw Lach, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario; Jennifer A. Chan, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta; Steffen Albrecht, Adam Fontebasso, and Nada Jabado, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Paul A. Northcott, Andrey Korshunov, Marcel Kool, David T.W. Jones, and Stefan M. Pfister, German Cancer Research Center; Stefan M. Pfister, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg; Ulrich Schüller, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich; Stefan Rutkowski, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; Karel Zitterbart, Masaryk University School of Medicine; Karel Zitterbart and Leos Kren, University Hospital Brno, Brno, Czech Republic; Toshihiro Kumabe and Teiji Tominaga, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan; Young Shin Ra, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center; Ji-Yeoun Lee, Byung-Kyu Cho, Seung-Ki Kim, and Kyu-Chang Wang, Seoul National University Children's Hospital, Seoul; Shin Jung, Chonnam National University Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital and Medical School, Chonnam, South Korea; Peter Hauser and Miklós Garami, Semmelweis University, Budapest; László Bognár and Almos Klekner, University of Debrecen, Medical and Health Science Centre, Debrecen, Hungary; Shenandoah Robinson, Boston Children's Hospital; Scott L. Pomeroy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Ali G. Saad, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little

TERT promoter mutations are highly recurrent in SHH subgroup medulloblastoma.
Acta Neuropathol 2013 Dec 31;126(6):917-29. Epub 2013 Oct 31.
The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.




Subgroup-specific structural variation across 1,000 medulloblastoma genomes.
Nature 2012 Aug;488(7409):49-56
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7, Canada.

Silencing of thrombospondin-1 is critical for myc-induced metastatic phenotypes in medulloblastoma.
Cancer Res 2010 Oct 28;70(20):8199-210. Epub 2010 Sep 28.
Sonia and Arthur Labatt Brain Tumor Research Centre, Hospital for Sick Children, University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8.

Agreement between pediatric brain tumor patients and parent proxy reports regarding the Pediatric Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors questionnaire, version 2.
Cancer 2010 Aug;116(15):3674-82
Department of Neurosurgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, and Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Severance Children's Hospital, Seoul, Korea.


Genetic and epigenetic inactivation of Kruppel-like factor 4 in medulloblastoma.
Neoplasia 2010 Jan;12(1):20-7
Division of Neurosurgery, Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumor Research Centre, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


An epigenetic genome-wide screen identifies SPINT2 as a novel tumor suppressor gene in pediatric medulloblastoma.
Cancer Res 2008 Dec;68(23):9945-53
Program in Cell Biology, Division of Neurosurgery, Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumor Research Centre, Hospital for Sick Children, and Department of Pathology, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.



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