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8 results for "Alaimo".
#304 Hepatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Metastasis Proliferation is Hepatocyte Regulated Via a 5HT7 Mediated Induction of an IGF 1 and HGF Feedback Loop Mediated by cAMP, PKA-independent pAKT and pCREB
Introduction: Carcinoid serotonin (5-HT) causes local fibrosis but the effect of 5-HT on hepatocytes has not been established. We hypothesized that tumors and hepatocytes form a metastasis-supportive environment.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Mark Kidd
Authors: Svejda B, Kidd M, Lawrence B, Alaimo D, ...
#312 Evidence for the role of miR196a in regulating small intestinal neuroendocrine tumor proliferation and metastasis via HOX/AKT pathway activation
Introduction: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) regulate cell proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis functioning as tumor suppressor genes but their role in NET proliferation and metastasis has not been fully evaluated.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Mark Kidd
Authors: Kidd M, Lawrence B, Alaimo D, Svejda B, ...
#344 Cell Cycle Phase Expression Profile Guided Selection of Proliferative Markers for Well-differentiated Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: Grading of neuroendocrine lesions is often determined by Ki-67 (immunostain), despite limited prognostic ability for this cell cycle marker in well-differentiated tumors (WDNETs) and carcinomas.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Mark Kidd
Authors: Lawrence B, Kidd M, Alaimo D, Svejda B, ...
#897 A Molecular Multi-Transcript Gene Blood Signature Significantly Outperforms Chromogranin A (CgA) in the Detection of Gut Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: A key issue in NET management is the need for a specific and sensitive biomarker to detect disease and assess treatment. CgA is widely utilized but has limitations.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Irvin M Modlin
Authors: Modlin I M, Kidd M, Drozdov I, Alaimo D, ...
Keywords: biomarker, CgA, NET, PCR
#913 A PCR-Based Multigene Transcript Analysis Blood Test Outperforms Chromogranin A in the Detection of Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors and is Unaffected by PPI Use or Hypertension
Introduction: A critical requirement in the management of gut NETs is a blood biomarker test that is sensitive, specific and reproducible.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Irvin M Modlin
Keywords: biomarker, CgA, NET, PCR
#1195 Neuroendocrine Gene Transcript Analysis of Blood Identifies Stable or Progressive NET Disease Treated with Somatostatin Analogs.
Introduction: An issue in NET management is defining stable or progressive disease and effective treatment. An alternative to RECIST criteria is a sensitive, reproducible blood biomarker test. Somatostatin analogs (SSA) are a chief therapy but efficacy is subjective and based on symptom control and imaging.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Daniele Alaimo
Keywords: Biomarker, SSA
#1212 Circulating Gene Transcript Analysis of Pancreatic NETs
Introduction: PNETs are aggressive with poor survival. Therapeutic agents are available but efficacy determination is limited by imaging insensitivity and the lack of effective blood biomarkers.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Daniele Alaimo
Authors: Kidd M, Modlin I, Drozdov I, Alaimo D, ...
Keywords: PNET, NETest, PCR
#1228 Measurement of Blood Gene Transcripts Defines PRRT Therapeutic Efficacy
Introduction: PRRT is an effective therapy for NETs since the majority over-express SSRs. Typically, well or moderately differentiated NETs (G1/G2) are treated. Imaging and CgA are used to evaluate response but both RECIST criteria and CgA have limitations.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Lisa Bodei
Authors: Bodei L, Paganelli G, Kidd M, Severi S, ...