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#264 Alterations of TIMP-3 Gene in Insulinomas and Its Significance
Introduction: Our previous study on insulinoma found allelic loss of 22q12 where suppressor gene TIMP3 located. TIMP3 can inhibit tumor invasion or metastasis, but its clinical implications in insulinoma are unknown.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Yuan-Jia Chen
Authors: Chen Y J, Zhou C Y, Wu H Y, Liu T H, ...
#246 SDHB Loss Predicts Malignancy in Pheochromocytomas/Sympathethic Paragangliomas, but Not Through Hypoxia Signalling
Introduction: To date there is no reliable histopathological marker of malignancy for pheochromocytomas/sympathetic paragangliomas (PCC/PGL). It is well-known that PCC/PGL in the hereditary context of an SDHB germline mutation very often metastasize. The immunohistochemical loss of SDHB expression was recently shown to be a surrogate marker for the presence of an SDH germline mutation in PCC/PGL. SDHB loss is supposed to be tumorigenic via activation of hypoxia signals.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Anja M Schmitt
#527 Pheochromocytoma Molecular Analysis After Maternal Transmission of SDHD Mutation Elucidates Mechanism of Parent-of-Origin Effect
Introduction: In SDHD mutation families, paragangliomas and pheochromocytomas usually occur only after paternal transmission of the mutation. This important but unexplained parent-of-origin effect is not due to imprinting of the SDHD gene itself (as was initially suspected) since SDHD is biallelically expressed.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Edward Tobias
Authors: Tobias E, Yeap P, Mavraki E, Fletcher A, ...
#2108 Molecular Characterization of Primary and Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNETs) are a heterogeneous group of rare pancreatic neoplasms often diagnosed with distant metastases, which are associated with significantly poorer prognosis. Recurrent somatic mutations, chromosomal aberrations and gene expression signatures in PNETs have been described, but the clinical significance of these molecular changes is still poorly understood, and the clinical outcomes of PNET patients remain highly variable.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Chi-Fu Kevin Yang
Authors: Yang K C, Wong H L, Shen Y, Colborne S, ...
#2281 A Novel Classification of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (pNETs) Guided by Genomics
Introduction: NET outcomes differ by primary site. Yet pNETs are classified using a generic GI grading system.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Dr Kate Parker
#700 Comparative Expression Analysis of Chromosome 18 Related miRNAs in Ileal NET with and without Chr18 Loss
Introduction: MicroRNAs (miRs) play important roles in many kinds of biological processes. Because the (partial) loss of one chromosome 18 (Chr18) is a frequent event in ileal NETs (iNETs), we assessed the potential deregulation of miR-expression in these patients.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Maike Hoffmeister
Keywords: NET, mir-expression
#581 Loss of Succinate Dehydrogenase (SDHB) Expression in Midgut Carcinoids as Prognostic Factor: a New Marker of Personalized Cancer Medicine in Neuroendocrine Tumors?
Introduction: Gene mutations of SDH complex have been involved in the pathogenesis of cancer cells. These mutations are often associated with loss of activity of SDH subunity B and overexpression of HIF-1a, which play a central role in angiogenesis.
Conference:
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Massimo Milione
#645 Loss of Succinate Dehydrogenase (SDHB) in Midgut Carcinoids as Prognostic Factor: A New Marker of Personalized Cancer Medicine in Neuroendocrine Tumors?
Introduction: Gene mutations of the succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) complex are involved in the pathogenesis of cancer cells and play a pivotal role in angiogenesis and cell proliferation. The immunoistochemical (IHC) loss of SDHB is a marker of malignancy in pheocromocytomas and paragangliomas.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Md, PhD Massimo Milione
Keywords: midgut, SDHB
#730 Loss of Chromosome 18 in Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Midgut
Introduction: The genetic alterations in neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the midgut, in particular of the appendix (aNET), are poorly characterized. The most frequent chromosomal aberration in ileal NET (iNET) is the loss of one chromosome 18. The relevance of this alteration is unclear.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: MD Tobias Henopp
Keywords: chr18
#856 DAXX and ATRX Loss Defines Chromosomal Instability and Poor Outcome in Pancreatic NET
Introduction: Chromosomal Instability (CIN) has been reported in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) with poor outcome. However, no specific genetic background has been associated with CIN. Whole exome sequencing revealed mutations in DAXX (Death domain associated protein gene) and ATRX (ATR-X gene) in 40% of pNETs. DAXX and ATRX mutations in pNETs are associated with Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres (ALT) activation.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: PhD Ilaria Marinoni
Keywords: pNET, Daxx, Atrx, ALT, CIN