Jaydutt V Vadgama, PhD
Title Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Internal Medicine
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street, Hawkins Building


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1. Hao Q, Vadgama JV, Wang P. CCL2/CCR2 signaling in cancer pathogenesis. Cell Commun Signal. 2020 May 29; 18(1):82.
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2. Dillard CM, Kiyohara M, Mah V, McDermott SP, Bazzoun D, Tsui J, Chan AM, Haddad G, Pellegrini M, Chang YL, Elshimali Y, Wu Y, Vadgama JV, Kim SR, Goodglick L, Law SM, Patel DD, Dhawan P, O'Brien NA, Gordon LK, Braun J, Lazar G, Wicha MS, Wadehra M. EMP2 is a novel regulator of stemness in breast cancer cells. Mol Cancer Ther. 2020 May 25.
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3. Dutta P, Paico K, Gomez G, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. Transcriptional Regulation of CCL2 by PARP1 Is a Driver for Invasiveness in Breast Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2020 May 21; 12(5).
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4. Keung MY, Wu Y, Badar F, Vadgama JV. Response of Breast Cancer Cells to PARP Inhibitors Is Independent of BRCA Status. J Clin Med. 2020 Mar 30; 9(4).
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5. Hao Q, Diaz T, Verduzco ADR, Magyar CE, Zhong J, Elshimali Y, Rettig MB, Henning SM, Vadgama JV, Wang P. Arctigenin inhibits prostate tumor growth in high-fat diet fed mice through dual actions on adipose tissue and tumor. Sci Rep. 2020 Jan 29; 10(1):1403.
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6. Chung SS, Dutta P, Chard N, Wu Y, Chen QH, Chen G, Vadgama J. A novel curcumin analog inhibits canonical and non-canonical functions of telomerase through STAT3 and NF-?B inactivation in colorectal cancer cells. Oncotarget. 2019 Jul 16; 10(44):4516-4531.
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7. Keung MYT, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. PARP Inhibitors as a Therapeutic Agent for Homologous Recombination Deficiency in Breast Cancers. J Clin Med. 2019 Mar 30; 8(4).
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8. Nava M, Dutta P, Farias-Eisner R, Vadgama JV, Wu Y. Utilization of NGS technologies to investigate transcriptomic and epigenomic mechanisms in trastuzumab resistance. Sci Rep. 2019 03 26; 9(1):5141.
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9. Cao W, Li J, Hao Q, Vadgama JV, Wu Y. AMP-activated protein kinase: a potential therapeutic target for triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2019 02 21; 21(1):29.
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10. Ofili EO, Tchounwou PB, Fernandez-Repollet E, Yanagihara R, Akintobi TH, Lee JE, Malouhi M, Garner ST, Hayes TT, Baker AR, Dent AL, Abdelrahim M, Rollins L, Chang SP, Sy A, Hernandez BY, Bullard PL, Noel RJ, Shiramizu B, Hedges JR, Berry MJ, Bond VC, Lima MF, Mokuau N, Kirken RA, Cruz-Correa M, Sarpong DF, Vadgama J, Yates C, Kahn SA, Soliman KF, Perry G, Pezzano M, Luciano CA, Barnett ME, Oyekan A, Kumar D, Norris KC. The Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Translational Research Network: Building and Sustaining Capacity for Multi-Site Basic Biomedical, Clinical and Behavioral Research. Ethn Dis. 2019; 29(Suppl 1):135-144.
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11. Nava M, Dutta P, Zemke NR, Farias-Eisner R, Vadgama JV, Wu Y. Transcriptomic and ChIP-sequence interrogation of EGFR signaling in HER2+ breast cancer cells reveals a dynamic chromatin landscape and S100 genes as targets. BMC Med Genomics. 2019 02 08; 12(1):32.
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12. Li J, Hao Q, Cao W, Vadgama JV, Wu Y. Celecoxib in breast cancer prevention and therapy. Cancer Manag Res. 2018; 10:4653-4667.
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13. Austin D, Hamilton N, Elshimali Y, Pietras R, Wu Y, Vadgama J. Estrogen receptor-beta is a potential target for triple negative breast cancer treatment. Oncotarget. 2018 Sep 21; 9(74):33912-33930.
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14. Chung SS, Dutta P, Austin D, Wang P, Awad A, Vadgama JV. Combination of resveratrol and 5-flurouracil enhanced anti-telomerase activity and apoptosis by inhibiting STAT3 and Akt signaling pathways in human colorectal cancer cells. Oncotarget. 2018 Aug 31; 9(68):32943-32957.
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15. Wu K, Yu X, Huang Z, Zhu D, Yi X, Wu YL, Hao Q, Kemp KT, Elshimali Y, Iyer R, Nguyen KT, Zheng S, Chen G, Chen QH, Wang G, Vadgama JV, Wu Y. Targeting of PP2Cd By a Small Molecule C23 Inhibits High Glucose-Induced Breast Cancer Progression In Vivo. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2019 06 10; 30(17):1983-1998.
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16. Dutta P, Sarkissyan M, Paico K, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. MCP-1 is overexpressed in triple-negative breast cancers and drives cancer invasiveness and metastasis. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug; 170(3):477-486.
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17. Elshimali YI, Wu Y, Khaddour H, Wu Y, Gradinaru D, Sukhija H, Chung SS, Vadgama JV. Optimization Of Cancer Treatment Through Overcoming Drug Resistance. J Cancer Res Oncobiol. 2018; 1(2).
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18. Petersen SS, Sarkissyan M, Wu Y, Clayton S, Vadgama JV. Time to Clinical Follow-up after Abnormal Mammogram among African American and Hispanic Women. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2018; 29(1):448-462.
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19. Hamilton N, Austin D, Márquez-Garbán D, Sanchez R, Chau B, Foos K, Wu Y, Vadgama J, Pietras R. Receptors for Insulin-Like Growth Factor-2 and Androgens as Therapeutic Targets in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Int J Mol Sci. 2017 Nov 02; 18(11).
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20. Wu Y, Sarkissyan M, Clayton S, Chlebowski R, Vadgama JV. Association of Vitamin D3 Level with Breast Cancer Risk and Prognosis in African-American and Hispanic Women. Cancers (Basel). 2017 Oct 24; 9(10).
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21. Chung SS, Wu Y, Okobi Q, Adekoya D, Atefi M, Clarke O, Dutta P, Vadgama JV. Proinflammatory Cytokines IL-6 and TNF-a Increased Telomerase Activity through NF-?B/STAT1/STAT3 Activation, and Withaferin A Inhibited the Signaling in Colorectal Cancer Cells. Mediators Inflamm. 2017; 2017:5958429.
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22. Bhat K, Sarkissyan M, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. GROa overexpression drives cell migration and invasion in triple negative breast cancer cells. Oncol Rep. 2017 Jul; 38(1):21-30.
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23. Wang P, Solorzano W, Diaz T, Magyar CE, Henning SM, Vadgama JV. Arctigenin inhibits prostate tumor cell growth in vitro and in vivo. Clin Nutr Exp. 2017 Jun; 13:1-11.
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24. Wu Y, Tran T, Dwabe S, Sarkissyan M, Kim J, Nava M, Clayton S, Pietras R, Farias-Eisner R, Vadgama JV. A83-01 inhibits TGF-ß-induced upregulation of Wnt3 and epithelial to mesenchymal transition in HER2-overexpressing breast cancer cells. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jun; 163(3):449-460.
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25. Chung SS, Adekoya D, Enenmoh I, Clarke O, Wang P, Sarkyssian M, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. Salinomycin Abolished STAT3 and STAT1 Interactions and Reduced Telomerase Activity in Colorectal Cancer Cells. Anticancer Res. 2017 02; 37(2):445-453.
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26. Wu Y, Yu X, Yi X, Wu K, Dwabe S, Atefi M, Elshimali Y, Kemp KT, Bhat K, Haro J, Sarkissyan M, Vadgama JV. Aberrant Phosphorylation of SMAD4 Thr277-Mediated USP9x-SMAD4 Interaction by Free Fatty Acids Promotes Breast Cancer Metastasis. Cancer Res. 2017 03 15; 77(6):1383-1394.
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27. Wu Y, Dong Y, Atefi M, Liu Y, Elshimali Y, Vadgama JV. Lactate, a Neglected Factor for Diabetes and Cancer Interaction. Mediators Inflamm. 2016; 2016:6456018.
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28. Gelfand R, Vernet D, Bruhn KW, Sarkissyan S, Heber D, Vadgama JV, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Long-term exposure of MCF-7 breast cancer cells to ethanol stimulates oncogenic features. Int J Oncol. 2017 Jan; 50(1):49-65.
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29. Chung SS, Oliva B, Dwabe S, Vadgama JV. Combination treatment with flavonoid morin and telomerase inhibitor MST-312 reduces cancer stem cell traits by targeting STAT3 and telomerase. Int J Oncol. 2016 Aug; 49(2):487-98.
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30. Wang P, Henning SM, Magyar CE, Elshimali Y, Heber D, Vadgama JV. Green tea and quercetin sensitize PC-3 xenograft prostate tumors to docetaxel chemotherapy. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2016 May 06; 35:73.
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31. Gelfand R, Vernet D, Bruhn K, Vadgama J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Long-term exposure of MCF-12A normal human breast epithelial cells to ethanol induces epithelial mesenchymal transition and oncogenic features. Int J Oncol. 2016 Jun; 48(6):2399-414.
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32. Wu Y, Sarkissyan M, Vadgama JV. Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Breast Cancer. J Clin Med. 2016 Jan 26; 5(2).
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33. Chung S, Dwabe S, Elshimali Y, Sukhija H, Aroh C, Vadgama JV. Identification of Novel Biomarkers for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Using Angiogenesis-Antibody Array and Intracellular Signaling Array. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0134948.
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34. Bazargan M, Lucas-Wright A, Jones L, Vargas R, Vadgama JV, Evers-Manly S, Maxwell AE. Understanding Perceived Benefit of Early Cancer Detection: Community-Partnered Research with African American Women in South Los Angeles. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 Sep; 24(9):755-61.
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35. Wu Y, Sarkissyan M, Mcghee E, Lee S, Vadgama JV. Combined inhibition of glycolysis and AMPK induces synergistic breast cancer cell killing. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jun; 151(3):529-39.
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36. Hamilton N, Márquez-Garbán D, Mah V, Fernando G, Elshimali Y, Garbán H, Elashoff D, Vadgama J, Goodglick L, Pietras R. Biologic roles of estrogen receptor-ß and insulin-like growth factor-2 in triple-negative breast cancer. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:925703.
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37. Li Y, Wu Y, Abbatiello TC, Wu WL, Kim JR, Sarkissyan M, Sarkissyan S, Chung SS, Elshimali Y, Vadgama JV. Slug contributes to cancer progression by direct regulation of ERa signaling pathway. Int J Oncol. 2015 Apr; 46(4):1461-72.
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38. Wang P, Henning SM, Heber D, Vadgama JV. Sensitization to docetaxel in prostate cancer cells by green tea and quercetin. J Nutr Biochem. 2015 Apr; 26(4):408-15.
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39. Wu Y, Sarkissyan M, Vadgama JV. Epigenetics in breast and prostate cancer. Methods Mol Biol. 2015; 1238:425-66.
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40. Chung SS, Vadgama JV. Curcumin and epigallocatechin gallate inhibit the cancer stem cell phenotype via down-regulation of STAT3-NF?B signaling. Anticancer Res. 2015 Jan; 35(1):39-46.
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41. Hamilton N, Marquez-Garban D, Mah VH, Elshimali Y, Elashoff D, Garon EB, Vadgama J, Pietras R. Estrogen Receptor-ß and the Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis as Potential Therapeutic Targets for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Crit Rev Oncog. 2015; 20(5-6):373-90.
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42. Wang P, Phan T, Gordon D, Chung S, Henning SM, Vadgama JV. Arctigenin in combination with quercetin synergistically enhances the antiproliferative effect in prostate cancer cells. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2015 Feb; 59(2):250-61.
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43. Wang P, Wang B, Chung S, Wu Y, Henning SM, Vadgama JV. Increased chemopreventive effect by combining arctigenin, green tea polyphenol and curcumin in prostate and breast cancer cells. RSC Adv. 2014 Aug 05; 4(66):35242-35250.
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44. Sarkissyan S, Sarkissyan M, Wu Y, Cardenas J, Koeffler HP, Vadgama JV. IGF-1 regulates Cyr61 induced breast cancer cell proliferation and invasion. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e103534.
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45. Wu Y, Kim J, Elshimali Y, Sarkissyan M, Vadgama JV. Activation of Akt1 accelerates carcinogen-induced tumorigenesis in mammary gland of virgin and post-lactating transgenic mice. BMC Cancer. 2014 Apr 17; 14:266.
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46. Sarkissyan M, Wu Y, Chen Z, Mishra DK, Sarkissyan S, Giannikopoulos I, Vadgama JV. Vitamin D receptor FokI gene polymorphisms may be associated with colorectal cancer among African American and Hispanic participants. Cancer. 2014 May 01; 120(9):1387-93.
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47. Lucas-Wright A, Bazargan M, Jones L, Vadgama JV, Vargas R, Sarkissyan M, Smith J, Yazdanshenas H, Maxwell AE. Correlates of perceived risk of developing cancer among African-Americans in South Los Angeles. J Community Health. 2014 Feb; 39(1):173-80.
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48. Chung SS, Aroh C, Vadgama JV. Constitutive activation of STAT3 signaling regulates hTERT and promotes stem cell-like traits in human breast cancer cells. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e83971.
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49. Chung SS, Giehl N, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. STAT3 activation in HER2-overexpressing breast cancer promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cancer stem cell traits. Int J Oncol. 2014 Feb; 44(2):403-11.
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50. Wu Y, Sarkissyan M, Elshimali Y, Vadgama JV. Triple negative breast tumors in African-American and Hispanic/Latina women are high in CD44+, low in CD24+, and have loss of PTEN. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e78259.
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51. Wang P, Vadgama JV, Said JW, Magyar CE, Doan N, Heber D, Henning SM. Enhanced inhibition of prostate cancer xenograft tumor growth by combining quercetin and green tea. J Nutr Biochem. 2014 Jan; 25(1):73-80.
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52. Elshimali YI, Khaddour H, Sarkissyan M, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. The clinical utilization of circulating cell free DNA (CCFDNA) in blood of cancer patients. Int J Mol Sci. 2013 Sep 13; 14(9):18925-58.
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53. Mishra DK, Wu Y, Sarkissyan M, Sarkissyan S, Chen Z, Shang X, Ong M, Heber D, Koeffler HP, Vadgama JV. Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and prognosis of breast cancer among African-American and Hispanic women. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e57967.
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54. Jones L, Bazargan M, Lucas-Wright A, Vadgama JV, Vargas R, Smith J, Otoukesh S, Maxwell AE. Comparing perceived and test-based knowledge of cancer risk and prevention among Hispanic and African Americans: an example of community participatory research. Ethn Dis. 2013; 23(2):210-6.
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55. Wu Y, Ginther C, Kim J, Mosher N, Chung S, Slamon D, Vadgama JV. Expression of Wnt3 activates Wnt/ß-catenin pathway and promotes EMT-like phenotype in trastuzumab-resistant HER2-overexpressing breast cancer cells. Mol Cancer Res. 2012 Dec; 10(12):1597-606.
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56. Wu Y, Elshimali Y, Sarkissyan M, Mohamed H, Clayton S, Vadgama JV. Expression of FOXO1 is associated with GATA3 and Annexin-1 and predicts disease-free survival in breast cancer. Am J Cancer Res. 2012; 2(1):104-15.
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57. Sarkissyan M, Mishra DK, Wu Y, Shang X, Sarkissyan S, Vadgama JV. IGF gene polymorphisms and breast cancer in African-American and Hispanic women. Int J Oncol. 2011 Jun; 38(6):1663-73.
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58. Sarkissyan M, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. Obesity is associated with breast cancer in African-American women but not Hispanic women in South Los Angeles. Cancer. 2011 Aug 15; 117(16):3814-23.
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59. Wu Y, Shang X, Sarkissyan M, Slamon D, Vadgama JV. FOXO1A is a target for HER2-overexpressing breast tumors. Cancer Res. 2010 Jul 01; 70(13):5475-85.
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60. Wu Y, Alvarez M, Slamon DJ, Koeffler P, Vadgama JV. Caspase 8 and maspin are downregulated in breast cancer cells due to CpG site promoter methylation. BMC Cancer. 2010 Feb 04; 10:32.
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61. Mishra DK, Chen Z, Wu Y, Sarkissyan M, Koeffler HP, Vadgama JV. Global methylation pattern of genes in androgen-sensitive and androgen-independent prostate cancer cells. Mol Cancer Ther. 2010 Jan; 9(1):33-45.
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62. Thant AA, Wu Y, Lee J, Mishra DK, Garcia H, Koeffler HP, Vadgama JV. Role of caspases in 5-FU and selenium-induced growth inhibition of colorectal cancer cells. Anticancer Res. 2008 Nov-Dec; 28(6A):3579-92.
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63. Wu Y, Mohamed H, Chillar R, Ali I, Clayton S, Slamon D, Vadgama JV. Clinical significance of Akt and HER2/neu overexpression in African-American and Latina women with breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2008; 10(1):R3.
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64. Padda M, Vadgama J, Sandhu P, Dev A, Giannikopoulos I. Clinical significance of incidental colorectal wall thickening on computed tomography scan in African-American and Hispanic patients. Dig Dis Sci. 2007 Nov; 52(11):3159-64.
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65. Wu Y, Shen D, Chen Z, Clayton S, Vadgama JV. Taxol induced apoptosis regulates amino acid transport in breast cancer cells. Apoptosis. 2007 Mar; 12(3):593-612.
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66. Vadgama JV, Scuric Z, Chakrabarti R, Marzo E, Shen D, Wu Y. Insulin-like growth factor I differentially regulates the expression of HIRF1/hCAF1 and BTG1 genes in human MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Int J Mol Med. 2006 Jul; 18(1):129-39.
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67. Bhat HK, Calaf G, Hei TK, Loya T, Vadgama JV. Critical role of oxidative stress in estrogen-induced carcinogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Apr 01; 100(7):3913-8.
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68. Wu Y, Saldana L, Chillar R, Vadgama JV. Plasma vascular endothelial growth factor is useful in assessing progression of breast cancer post surgery and during adjuvant treatment. Int J Oncol. 2002 Mar; 20(3):509-16.
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69. Bhat HK, Vadgama JV. Role of estrogen receptor in the regulation of estrogen induced amino acid transport of System A in breast cancer and other receptor positive tumor cells. Int J Mol Med. 2002 Mar; 9(3):271-9.
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