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27 results for "transcripts".
#160 The role of T-type calcium channels in medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC): T-type calcium channel blockers inhibit hormone secretion and induce apoptotic cell death in a human MTC cell line
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for approximately 5-10% of thyroid cancers. In the case of tumors limited to the thyroid gland, the prognosis is generally favorable, whereas 5-year survival averages only 40% in patients with metastatic disease. In these patients, conventional chemotherapy only occasionally leads to a complete response and partial responses are observed in less than 30% of the cases. Therefore, intense efforts are currently directed toward the identification of new druggable targets for the treatment of this devastating disease.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Rosario Pivonello
#316 Utilization of Gene Network Graph Topology with Inference Relevance Analysis Delineates G Protein-coupled Receptor Pathways and CREB Targets in Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Neoplasia
Introduction: Despite an increasing incidence, a paucity of biological information has led to major limitations in identification of plausible therapeutic targets for small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (SINETs)
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Mark Kidd
#319 Expression of EGFR and IGF Pathway Genes in Insulinomas
Introduction: Anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) therapy has been suggested in patients with inoperable/progressive endocrine pancreatic tumors (EPTs). However, various % EGFR-expressing EPTs are reported.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Ernst-Jan M Speel
#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, ...
#882 Gene Expression Characterization of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors [GEPNETS: Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic NETs (GINETs and pNETs)] and Their Correlation with Clinical Factors and Tumor Behavior
Introduction: GEP-NETs are a heterogenous group of tumors with different molecular backgrounds and clinical outcome.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference 2014 (2014)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: J A Díaz Pérez
#930 Distinct Expression of Splicing Variants of the Human MEN1 (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1) Gene in Various Pituitary Adenomas
Introduction: MEN1 is an autosomal-dominant tumor syndrome characterized by the occurrence of tumors in multiple endocrine tissues, including parathyroid, enteropancreatic neuroendocrine and anterior pituitary. The MEN1 gene consists of 10 exons transcribed into a 610 a.a. protein. It was reported that heterogeneity of human MEN1 gene transcripts related to variation in their 5’ UTR. Six distinct exsons1 (e1A-e1F) were isolated using RNA from thymus, pancreas and kidney.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference 2014 (2014)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Atsushi Ozawa
Keywords: MEN1, pituitary
#964 Ewing Sarcoma a Dangerous Pitfall for Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (PDEC) in Ileum
Introduction: Ewing sarcoma (ES) primary to the ileum (IES) has rarely been documented, and shows close similarities in histology and clinical presentation with PDEC.EWSR1-FEV translocation is exceedingly rare in ES, as FEV expression is restricted to prostate, brain, and serotonin neuroendocrine cells (NE) and related tumors.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference 2014 (2014)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Massimo Milione
#1190 Blood Gene Transcript Analysis Predicts 68Ga- SSA-PET/CT Imaging in Neuroendocrine Tumors and Defines Disease Status
Introduction: Limitations of biomarkers and imaging are a concern in the identification of NET status and therapy response.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Lisa Bodei
Authors: Bodei L, Kidd M, Modlin I, Drozdov I, ...
#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 (2015)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Daniele Alaimo
Authors: Kidd M, Modlin I, Drozdov I, Alaimo D, ...
Keywords: PNET, NETest, PCR
#1222 The Clinical Utility of Blood Derived Gene Cluster Analysis of Neuroendocrine Tumors Using Neoplasia Hallmark Criteria
Introduction: We developed a multianalyte blood (51 transcript) assay (MAAA) for GEP-NETs with a sensitivity (98%) and specificity (97%).
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Mark Kidd
Authors: Kidd M, Drozdov I, Modlin I, ...
Keywords: PCR