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#919 Effect of Combined Treatment with mTOR Inhibitors (mTORi) and Dopamine Agonists on Cell Proliferation in a Human Typical Lung Carcinoid Cell Line
Introduction: The mTOR pathway and dopamine receptors are potential targets for treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr Maddalena Sarnataro
Keywords: mTOR, dopamine
#38 Expression of mTOR signaling pathway and effects of mTOR inhibitors on its pathway in human neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET), especially well-differentiated endocrine tumors, are often slow-growing, indolent, and may not become clinically apparent until the manifestations of metastatic spread or carcinoid syndrome. Results of previous studies demonstrated that phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K)/Akt/mTOR signaling pathway may be activated in the great majority of NET cells. mTOR inhibitors are therefore considered effective anti-tumor reagents but they may also induce an activation of PI3K/Akt and MAPK pathways as a compensatory action and reduce their own anti-tumor activities.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Professor Hironobu Sasano
Authors: Iida S, Miki Y, Ono K, Sasano H, ...
#1221 Pancreatic Location, High Proliferation and Low p-mTOR Expression Levels Are More Frequent in Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Responsive to mTOR Inhibitors: Results from a Preliminary Study
Introduction: MTOR inhibitors are approved for the treatment of advanced neuroendocrine tumors. However, scarce data are available on clinical or pathological predictors of response to these agents
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Marco Volante
#220 The Global mTOR Inhibitor Torin1 is More Effective than the mTORC1 Inhibitor, Everolimus, Alone or in Combination with Histone Deacetylases Inhibitors, in Suppressing Neuroendocrine Tumors Cell Proliferation
Introduction: Torin1, a new mTOR inhibitor that globally inhibits both mTORC1 and mTORC2, seems to impair cell growth and proliferation to a greater degree than rapamycin; its effects in NET cells are unknown.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#437 mTOR Expression in Primary Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors and their Metastases
Introduction: The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), an important regulator of cell proliferation and invasion, is activated in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). Information on detailed expression of mTOR in locally advanced or metastatic PNET is poorly described.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Vera Delektorskaya
Authors: Kozlov N, Pavlovskaya A, ...
#592 Expression of PTEN and mTOR in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors and Their Clinical Significance
Introduction: mTOR is currently under investigation as a potential target for anticancer therapy. Loss of PTEN, the negative regulators of the PI3K-Akt-mTOR pathway, have been associated with cancer.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Xu Han
Authors: Han X, Ji Y, Zhao J, Xu X, ...
#815 The Effect of Autophagy Inhibitors Alone or in Combination with mTOR Inhibitors in a Neuroendocrine Tumor Cell Model
Introduction: Most patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) require systemic treatment, often with a limited therapeutic effect. RAD001 and Torin1 are mTOR inhibitors (mTORi) known to suppress cell proliferation in NETs. However, cancer cells may use mTORi-induced autophagy to escape the anti-proliferative effect and to prolong cell survival. Chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) inhibit autophagy.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Glasberg
#429 Bronchial Carcinoid Response to mTOR Inhibitors Depends on mTOR Expression Levels
Introduction: Bronchial carcinoids (BCs), originating from endocrine cells dispersed in the respiratory epithelium, can be divided into typical (TBC) and atypical (ABC). TBC are less aggressive, smaller, and much less likely to metastasize, while ABC are more aggressive and metastasize. mTOR has a central role in regulating cell growth, metabolism, and apoptosis. A differential mTOR activation in BCs has been previously demonstrated, suggesting that mTOR pathway might play a predictive role in patients eligible for mTOR-targeted therapies
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Keywords: BC, mTOR
#945 Interference of Nutrient/Oxygen Availability with mTOR Activation and Inhibition in Lung Carcinoids: A Tissue and Cellular Study
Introduction: MTOR is capable of coupling cellular nutrient sensing to metabolic homeostasis. However, little is known of the interactions between cancer‐specific metabolic pathways and profiles of responsiveness to mTOR inhibition in neuroendocrine tumors.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Prof Marco Volante
Authors: Rapa I, Giorcelli J, Votta A, Marino G, ...
#1036 Abrogation of Autophagy by Chloroquine in Neuroendocrine Tumor Cells Treated with mTOR Inhibitors Induces Apoptosis, While Reduction of Cell Proliferation is Due to a Chloroquine, Autophagy Unrelated, Lysosomal Effect
Introduction: The therapy options for patients with advanced NETs are limited. The mTOR inhibitors (mTORi), Torin1 and NVP-BEZ235, are known to suppress cell proliferation in NETs. However, cancer cells may use mTORi-induced autophagy to prolong survival, evading the anti-cancer effect. Chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) have been shown to inhibit autophagy.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: PhD Shani Avniel-Polak
Keywords: NETs, autophagy, mTORi
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