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Matthew J Sikora

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    K99CA193734     (SIKORA, MATTHEW J)Apr 1, 2015 - Mar 31, 2017
    Elucidating the function of WNT4 in endocrine response and resistance in invasive lobular carcinoma
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R13CA195982     (SIKORA, MATTHEW J)May 1, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
    2015 Hormone-Dependent Cancers Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R00CA193734     (SIKORA, MATTHEW J)Dec 7, 2016 - Nov 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Du T, Sikora MJ, Levine KM, Tasdemir N, Riggins RB, Wendell SG, Van Houten B, Oesterreich S. Key regulators of lipid metabolism drive endocrine resistance in invasive lobular breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2018 Sep 04; 20(1):106. PMID: 30180878.
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    2. Martin LA, Ribas R, Simigdala N, Schuster E, Pancholi S, Tenev T, Gellert P, Buluwela L, Harrod A, Thornhill A, Nikitorowicz-Buniak J, Bhamra A, Turgeon MO, Poulogiannis G, Gao Q, Martins V, Hills M, Garcia-Murillas I, Fribbens C, Patani N, Li Z, Sikora MJ, Turner N, Zwart W, Oesterreich S, Carroll J, Ali S, Dowsett M. Discovery of naturally occurring ESR1 mutations in breast cancer cell lines modelling endocrine resistance. Nat Commun. 2017 Nov 30; 8(1):1865. PMID: 29192207.
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    3. Hertz DL, Kidwell KM, Hilsenbeck SG, Oesterreich S, Osborne CK, Philips S, Chenault C, Hartmaier RJ, Skaar TC, Sikora MJ, Rae JM. CYP2D6 genotype is not associated with survival in breast cancer patients treated with tamoxifen: results from a population-based study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Nov; 166(1):277-287. PMID: 28730340.
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    4. Hsu JY, Sikora MJ. CRISPR Fish Reel in Novel Roles for Estrogen Receptors in Reproduction. Endocrinology. 2017 07 01; 158(7):2082-2083. PMID: 28881866.
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    5. Andersen CL, Sikora MJ, Boisen MM, Ma T, Christie A, Tseng G, Park Y, Luthra S, Chandran U, Haluska P, Mantia-Smaldone GM, Odunsi K, McLean K, Lee AV, Elishaev E, Edwards RP, Oesterreich S. Active Estrogen Receptor-alpha Signaling in Ovarian Cancer Models and Clinical Specimens. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jul 15; 23(14):3802-3812. PMID: 28073843.
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    6. Sikora MJ. Family Matters: Collaboration and Conflict Among the Steroid Receptors Raises a Need for Group Therapy. Endocrinology. 2016 Dec; 157(12):4553-4560. PMID: 27835038.
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    7. Sikora MJ, Jacobsen BM, Levine K, Chen J, Davidson NE, Lee AV, Alexander CM, Oesterreich S. WNT4 mediates estrogen receptor signaling and endocrine resistance in invasive lobular carcinoma cell lines. Breast Cancer Res. 2016 09 20; 18(1):92. PMID: 27650553; PMCID: PMC5028957.
    8. Sikora MJ, Johnson MD, Lee AV, Oesterreich S. Endocrine Response Phenotypes Are Altered by Charcoal-Stripped Serum Variability. Endocrinology. 2016 Oct; 157(10):3760-3766. PMID: 27459541.
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    9. Dennison JB, Shahmoradgoli M, Liu W, Ju Z, Meric-Bernstam F, Perou CM, Sahin AA, Welm A, Oesterreich S, Sikora MJ, Brown RE, Mills GB. High Intratumoral Stromal Content Defines Reactive Breast Cancer as a Low-risk Breast Cancer Subtype. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 15; 22(20):5068-5078. PMID: 27172895.
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    10. Capper CP, Larios JM, Sikora MJ, Johnson MD, Rae JM. The CYP17A1 inhibitor abiraterone exhibits estrogen receptor agonist activity in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 05; 157(1):23-30. PMID: 27083183.
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    11. Delgado E, Boisen MM, Laskey R, Chen R, Song C, Sallit J, Yochum ZA, Andersen CL, Sikora MJ, Wagner J, Safe S, Elishaev E, Lee A, Edwards RP, Haluska P, Tseng G, Schurdak M, Oesterreich S. High expression of orphan nuclear receptor NR4A1 in a subset of ovarian tumors with worse outcome. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 05; 141(2):348-356. PMID: 26946093.
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    12. Sikora MJ, Cooper KL, Bahreini A, Luthra S, Wang G, Chandran UR, Davidson NE, Dabbs DJ, Welm AL, Oesterreich S. Invasive lobular carcinoma cell lines are characterized by unique estrogen-mediated gene expression patterns and altered tamoxifen response. Cancer Res. 2014 Mar 01; 74(5):1463-74. PMID: 24425047; PMCID: PMC3955299.
    13. Sikora MJ, Jankowitz RC, Dabbs DJ, Oesterreich S. Invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast: patient response to systemic endocrine therapy and hormone response in model systems. Steroids. 2013 Jun; 78(6):568-75. PMID: 23178159.
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    14. Sikora MJ, Strumba V, Lippman ME, Johnson MD, Rae JM. Mechanisms of estrogen-independent breast cancer growth driven by low estrogen concentrations are unique versus complete estrogen deprivation. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Aug; 134(3):1027-39. PMID: 22456984; PMCID: PMC3951731.
    15. Anderson MA, Brenner DE, Scheiman JM, Simeone DM, Singh N, Sikora MJ, Zhao L, Mertens AN, Rae JM. Reliable gene expression measurements from fine needle aspirates of pancreatic tumors: effect of amplicon length and quality assessment. J Mol Diagn. 2010 Sep; 12(5):566-75. PMID: 20709792; PMCID: PMC2928420.
    16. Sikora MJ, Rae JM, Johnson MD, Desta Z. Efavirenz directly modulates the oestrogen receptor and induces breast cancer cell growth. HIV Med. 2010 Oct 01; 11(9):603-7. PMID: 20408889; PMCID: PMC2943013.
    17. Sikora MJ, Thibert JN, Salter J, Dowsett M, Johnson MD, Rae JM. High-efficiency genotype analysis from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tumor tissues. Pharmacogenomics J. 2011 Oct; 11(5):348-58. PMID: 20548328; PMCID: PMC2996486.
    18. Rae JM, Sikora MJ, Henry NL, Li L, Kim S, Oesterreich S, Skaar TC, Nguyen AT, Desta Z, Storniolo AM, Flockhart DA, Hayes DF, Stearns V. Cytochrome P450 2D6 activity predicts discontinuation of tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer patients. Pharmacogenomics J. 2009 Aug; 9(4):258-64. PMID: 19421167; PMCID: PMC2991048.
    19. Henry NL, Rae JM, Li L, Azzouz F, Skaar TC, Desta Z, Sikora MJ, Philips S, Nguyen AT, Storniolo AM, Hayes DF, Flockhart DA, Stearns V. Association between CYP2D6 genotype and tamoxifen-induced hot flashes in a prospective cohort. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Oct; 117(3):571-5. PMID: 19153830; PMCID: PMC2746261.
    20. Snider NT, Sikora MJ, Sridar C, Feuerstein TJ, Rae JM, Hollenberg PF. The endocannabinoid anandamide is a substrate for the human polymorphic cytochrome P450 2D6. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2008 Nov; 327(2):538-45. PMID: 18698000; PMCID: PMC2704579.
    21. Sikora MJ, Cordero KE, Larios JM, Johnson MD, Lippman ME, Rae JM. The androgen metabolite 5alpha-androstane-3beta,17beta-diol (3betaAdiol) induces breast cancer growth via estrogen receptor: implications for aromatase inhibitor resistance. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 May; 115(2):289-96. PMID: 18521740; PMCID: PMC2728015.
    22. Sikora MJ, Bauer JA, Verhaegen M, Belbin TJ, Prystowsky MB, Taylor JC, Brenner JC, Wang S, Soengas MS, Bradford CR, Carey TE. Anti-oxidant treatment enhances anti-tumor cytotoxicity of (-)-gossypol. Cancer Biol Ther. 2008 May; 7(5):767-76. PMID: 18376141.
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