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5 results for "Ambrosio".
#266 Everolimus Reduces Cell Viability in Selected Human Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Primary Cultures
Introduction: It has been demonstrated that everolimus, an mTOR inhibitor, has a potent anti-proliferative effect in a human Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC) cell line, TT, and in two human MTC primary cultures.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Maria Chiara Zatelli
#425 Successful Treatment with Everolimus of Functioning Liver Metastases From a Pancreatic Insulinoma
Introduction: Medical treatment of metastatic insulinoma is debated.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maria Chiara Zatelli
#479 Efficacy and Safety of Everolimus in Metastatic Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Everolimus is a treatment option for patients with pancreatic NETs, while its use in patients with gastrointestinal NETs still remains to be defined.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Professor Maria Rosaria Ambrosio
#1163 Mitotane, Adrenolitic Drug, Inhibits Cell Survival and Function of Several Pituitary Cytotypes
Introduction: Mitotane (DDD) is an adrenolytic agent that is used for the treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma. We previously demonstrated that DDD affects thyrotrope cell viability and function. These data represent a possible explanation of the biochemical picture consistent with central hypothyroidism in patients undergoing DDD therapy. DDD also inhibits corticotrope cell viability by inducing caspase-mediated apoptosis and reduces POMC expression as well as basal and CRH-induced ACTH secretion. Cells originating from tissues different from pituitary are not sensitive to the inhibitory effects of DDD. Our data suggest that DDD inhibits cell survival and function of many pituitary cytotypes, acting with a generalized, but specific, toxic effect.
The majority of male patients undergoing adjuvant DDD therapy show a clinical picture of hypogonadism, characterized by low free testosterone and unmodified LH concentration
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: PhD Erica Gentilin
#1999 Study of Cell Cycle Protein Expression Pattern in Bronchial Carcinoids: A New Potential Target for Medical Therapy?
Introduction: Bronchial Carcinoids (BCs) are rare neuroendocrine neoplasms arising from respiratory epithelium. The only effective treatment option is surgery, but its efficacy is frequently limited by metastatic spread. Everolimus prolongs progression free survival but patients may develop resistance. Previous studies demonstrated that Everolimus reduces viability of NCI-H720 cells (Atypical Carcinoid) but not of NCI-H727 cells (Typical Carcinoid). Everolimus decreases Ciclyn D1 protein levels in both cell lines but NCI-H727 cells survive, indicating a derangement in cell cycle control.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Giulia Bresciani
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