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274 results for "tissue culture".
#898 Evaluation of Tumor Response to Targeted Therapies in Precision-Cut Slices of Human Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Patients with PNET might benefit from new therapeutic approaches acting on the mTOR signaling pathway. Culture of precision-cut slices could allow testing these molecules in human tumors, allowing personalized treatments.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Margot Bucau
#536 Orexins Exert a Pro-Apoptotic Effect on Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) in an Ex Vivo Culture Model of Tissue Slices
Introduction: Ex vivo culture models of tissue slices are suitable to test the effect of antitumor agents in human tumors. The orexins are neuropeptides binding to G protein-coupled receptors (OX1-R and OX2-R), exerting a pro-apoptotic effect in human colon and pancreatic cancer cell lines.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Maxime Palazzo
#1638 3D Primary Cell Culture: A New Promising Preclinical Model for Pancreatic Neuro-Endocrine Tumors (pNETs).
Introduction: The lack of adequate in vitro and in vivo preclinical models has hampered the identification of novel treatment options and the development of personalized therapy selection for pNET patients.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Ilaria Marinoni
#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
#1494 CDK-Inhibitors as New Therapeutic Treatment for Human Bronchial Carcinoids
Introduction: Bronchial Carcinoids (BC) are still orphan of medical therapy. We previously demonstrated that 70% of primary BC cultures are sensitive to Everolimus (E), an mTOR inhibitor, while 30% are not. We also observed that in 2 human BC cell lines, the NCI-H720 (sensitive to E) and NCI-H727 (resistant to E), mTOR resistance may be linked to a differential cell cycle protein expression (CyclinD1/E, CDK2/4, p27kip1/p27kip1phospho-Ser10), which is higher in BC resistant to E as compared to sensitive ones, suggesting an impaired p27 function
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: MASTER DEGREE Katiuscia Benfini
#435 Olfactory Receptor 51E1 is a Novel Potential Tissue Biomarker for the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (SI-NETs) get late diagnosis. We discovered the olfactory receptor 51E1 (OR51E1) as a potential target to develop as a novel biomarker.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Tao Cui
Authors: Cui T, Ryberg U, Li S C, Cunningham J, ...
#905 Cancer-Associated-Fibroblasts in Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: A Role in Cancer Progression
Introduction: Cancer-associated-fibroblasts (CAFs) secrete soluble factors that enhance tumor growth and invasion. Neuroendocrine tumor (NET) cells recruit fibroblasts within the lesional sites.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Francesca Maria Rizzo
#2116 Ghrelin O-Acyltransferase (GOAT) Enzyme and Ghrelin Receptor GHSR1a as Putative Prognosis Markers and Therapeutic Targets in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Specific components of ghrelin-system are associated with tumor development/ progression. We have previously described the presence of this system in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) but clinical-molecular correlations have not been elucidated yet.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Aura Dulcinea Herrera-Martínez
#740 Heterotopic Pancreatic Tissue Located in the Subserosa of the Jejunum: A Case Report
Introduction: Ectopic pancreas is defined as pancreatic tissue in an abnormal location with no ductal, anatomical, neuronal or vascular communication with the main body of the pancreas. The incidence of heterotopic pancreas in autopsy studies is approximately 0.6 - 15%, while the clinical incidence is 1 in 500 laparotomies. Ectopic pancreatic tissue can be present anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD Christos Barkolias
#1039 Receptor Tyrosine-Kinases Inhibition: New Insights on Therapeutic Implications of EGFR and IGF1R in Human Bronchopulmonary NET
Introduction: The main treatment for bronchopulmonary NET(BP-NET) is surgery, which is not feasible for infiltrating and metastatic disease, where medical therapy is tried. Identifying new therapeutic targets is important to provide adequate medical treatment for patients with BP-NET. Sunitinib, a multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), is mainly described to inhibit VEGF
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Keywords: RTK, BP-NET, IGF1R, EGFR