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Todd M. Pitts

TitleAsst Professor-Research
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-MED
Phone303/724-5951

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    1. Ionkina AA, Tentler JJ, Kim J, Capasso A, Pitts TM, Ryall KA, Howison RR, Kabos P, Sartorius CA, Tan AC, Eckhardt SG, Diamond JR. Efficacy and Molecular Mechanisms of Differentiated Response to the Aurora and Angiogenic Kinase Inhibitor ENMD-2076 in Preclinical Models of p53-Mutated Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Front Oncol. 2017; 7:94. PMID: 28555173.
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    2. Manuel CA, Bagby SM, Reisinger JA, Pugazhenthi U, Pitts TM, Keysar SB, Arcaroli JJ, Leszczynski JK. Procedure for Horizontal Transfer of Patient-Derived Xenograft Tumors to Eliminate Corynebacterium bovis. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2017 Mar 01; 56(2):166-172. PMID: 28315646.
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    3. Manuel CA, Bagby SM, Reisinger JA, Pugazhenthi U, Pitts TM, Keysar SB, Arcaroli JJ, Leszczynski JK. Procedure for Horizontal Transfer of Patient-Derived Xenograft Tumors to Eliminate Corynebacterium bovis. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2017 02 16. PMID: 28211314.
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    4. Oweida A, Bhatia S, Hirsch K, Calame D, Griego A, Keysar S, Pitts T, Sharma J, Eckhardt G, Jimeno A, Wang XJ, Parkash G, Califano J, Karam SD. Ephrin-B2 overexpression predicts for poor prognosis and response to therapy in solid tumors. Mol Carcinog. 2017 Mar; 56(3):1189-1196. PMID: 27649287.
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    5. Wong KM, Micel LN, Selby HM, Tan AC, Pitts TM, Bagby SM, Spreafico A, Klauck PJ, Blakemore SJ, Smith PF, McDonald A, Berger A, Tentler JJ, Eckhardt SG. Targeting the protein ubiquitination machinery in melanoma by the NEDD8-activating enzyme inhibitor pevonedistat (MLN4924). Invest New Drugs. 2017 Feb; 35(1):11-25. PMID: 27783255.
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    6. Bagby S, Messersmith WA, Pitts TM, Capasso A, Varella-Garcia M, Klauck PJ, Kim J, Tan AC, Eckhardt SG, Tentler JJ, Arcaroli J. Development and Maintenance of a Preclinical Patient Derived Tumor Xenograft Model for the Investigation of Novel Anti-Cancer Therapies. J Vis Exp. 2016 Sep 30; (115). PMID: 27768028.
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    7. Pitts TM, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Bagby SM, Hyatt SL, Selby HM, Spreafico A, Tentler JJ, McPhillips K, Klauck PJ, Capasso A, Diamond JR, Davis SL, Tan AC, Arcaroli JJ, Purkey A, Messersmith WA, Ecsedy JA, Eckhardt SG. Antitumor activity of the aurora a selective kinase inhibitor, alisertib, against preclinical models of colorectal cancer. Oncotarget. 2016 Aug 02; 7(31):50290-50301. PMID: 27385211.
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    8. Quackenbush KS, Bagby S, Tai WM, Messersmith WA, Schreiber A, Greene J, Kim J, Wang G, Purkey A, Pitts TM, Nguyen A, Gao D, Blatchford P, Capasso A, Schuller AG, Eckhardt SG, Arcaroli JJ. The novel tankyrase inhibitor (AZ1366) enhances irinotecan activity in tumors that exhibit elevated tankyrase and irinotecan resistance. Oncotarget. 2016 May 10; 7(19):28273-85. PMID: 27070088.
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    9. Kessler ER, Eckhardt SG, Pitts TM, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, O'byrant CL, Messersmith WA, Nallapreddy S, Weekes C, Spratlin J, Lieu CH, Kane MA, Eppers S, Freas E, Leong S. Phase I trial of vandetanib in combination with gemcitabine and capecitabine in patients with advanced solid tumors with an expanded cohort in pancreatic and biliary cancers. Invest New Drugs. 2016 Apr; 34(2):176-83. PMID: 26715573; PMCID: PMC4788525 [Available on 04/01/17].
    10. Ryall KA, Kim J, Klauck PJ, Shin J, Yoo M, Ionkina A, Pitts TM, Tentler JJ, Diamond JR, Eckhardt SG, Heasley LE, Kang J, Tan AC. An integrated bioinformatics analysis to dissect kinase dependency in triple negative breast cancer. BMC Genomics. 2015; 16 Suppl 12:S2. PMID: 26681397; PMCID: PMC4682411.
    11. Lieu CH, Klauck PJ, Henthorn PK, Tentler JJ, Tan AC, Spreafico A, Selby HM, Britt BC, Bagby SM, Arcaroli JJ, Messersmith WA, Pitts TM, Eckhardt SG. Antitumor activity of a potent MEK inhibitor, TAK-733, against colorectal cancer cell lines and patient derived xenografts. Oncotarget. 2015 Oct 27; 6(33):34561-72. PMID: 26439693; PMCID: PMC4741473.
    12. Arcaroli JJ, Tai WM, McWilliams R, Bagby S, Blatchford PJ, Varella-Garcia M, Purkey A, Quackenbush KS, Song EK, Pitts TM, Gao D, Lieu C, McManus M, Tan AC, Zheng X, Zhang Q, Ozeck M, Olson P, Jiang ZQ, Kopetz S, Jimeno A, Keysar S, Eckhardt G, Messersmith WA. A NOTCH1 gene copy number gain is a prognostic indicator of worse survival and a predictive biomarker to a Notch1 targeting antibody in colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2016 Jan 01; 138(1):195-205. PMID: 26152787; PMCID: PMC4618491.
    13. Davis SL, Robertson KM, Pitts TM, Tentler JJ, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Klauck PJ, Bagby SM, Hyatt SL, Selby HM, Spreafico A, Ecsedy JA, Arcaroli JJ, Messersmith WA, Tan AC, Eckhardt SG. Combined inhibition of MEK and Aurora A kinase in KRAS/PIK3CA double-mutant colorectal cancer models. Front Pharmacol. 2015; 6:120. PMID: 26136684; PMCID: PMC4468631.
    14. Tentler JJ, Ionkina AA, Tan AC, Newton TP, Pitts TM, Glogowska MJ, Kabos P, Sartorius CA, Sullivan KD, Espinosa JM, Eckhardt SG, Diamond JR. p53 Family Members Regulate Phenotypic Response to Aurora Kinase A Inhibition in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Mol Cancer Ther. 2015 May; 14(5):1117-29. PMID: 25758253; PMCID: PMC4425647.
    15. Pitts TM, Newton TP, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Addison R, Arcaroli JJ, Klauck PJ, Bagby SM, Hyatt SL, Purkey A, Tentler JJ, Tan AC, Messersmith WA, Eckhardt SG, Leong S. Dual pharmacological targeting of the MAP kinase and PI3K/mTOR pathway in preclinical models of colorectal cancer. PLoS One. 2014; 9(11):e113037. PMID: 25401499; PMCID: PMC4234626.
    16. Micel LN, Tentler JJ, Tan AC, Selby HM, Brunkow KL, Robertson KM, Davis SL, Klauck PJ, Pitts TM, Gangolli E, Fabrey R, O'Connell SM, Vincent PW, Eckhardt SG. Antitumor activity of the MEK inhibitor TAK-733 against melanoma cell lines and patient-derived tumor explants. Mol Cancer Ther. 2015 Feb; 14(2):317-25. PMID: 25376610; PMCID: PMC4671492.
    17. Song EK, Tai WM, Messersmith WA, Bagby S, Purkey A, Quackenbush KS, Pitts TM, Wang G, Blatchford P, Yahn R, Kaplan J, Tan AC, Atreya CE, Eckhardt G, Kelley RK, Venook A, Kwak EL, Ryan D, Arcaroli JJ. Potent antitumor activity of cabozantinib, a c-MET and VEGFR2 inhibitor, in a colorectal cancer patient-derived tumor explant model. Int J Cancer. 2015 Apr 15; 136(8):1967-75. PMID: 25242168; PMCID: PMC4323738.
    18. Pitts TM, Davis SL, Eckhardt SG, Bradshaw-Pierce EL. Targeting nuclear kinases in cancer: development of cell cycle kinase inhibitors. Pharmacol Ther. 2014 May; 142(2):258-69. PMID: 24362082.
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    19. Flanigan SA, Pitts TM, Newton TP, Kulikowski GN, Tan AC, McManus MC, Spreafico A, Kachaeva MI, Selby HM, Tentler JJ, Eckhardt SG, Leong S. Overcoming IGF1R/IR resistance through inhibition of MEK signaling in colorectal cancer models. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Nov 15; 19(22):6219-29. PMID: 24045180; PMCID: PMC3843359.
    20. Arcaroli JJ, Quackenbush KS, Purkey A, Powell RW, Pitts TM, Bagby S, Tan AC, Cross B, McPhillips K, Song EK, Tai WM, Winn RA, Bikkavilli K, Vanscoyk M, Eckhardt SG, Messersmith WA. Tumours with elevated levels of the Notch and Wnt pathways exhibit efficacy to PF-03084014, a ?-secretase inhibitor, in a preclinical colorectal explant model. Br J Cancer. 2013 Aug 06; 109(3):667-75. PMID: 23868008; PMCID: PMC3738122.
    21. Spreafico A, Tentler JJ, Pitts TM, Tan AC, Gregory MA, Arcaroli JJ, Klauck PJ, McManus MC, Hansen RJ, Kim J, Micel LN, Selby HM, Newton TP, McPhillips KL, Gustafson DL, Degregori JV, Messersmith WA, Winn RA, Eckhardt SG. Rational combination of a MEK inhibitor, selumetinib, and the Wnt/calcium pathway modulator, cyclosporin A, in preclinical models of colorectal cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Aug 01; 19(15):4149-62. PMID: 23757356; PMCID: PMC3905307.
    22. Pitts TM, Kulikowski GN, Tan AC, Murray BW, Arcaroli JJ, Tentler JJ, Spreafico A, Selby HM, Kachaeva MI, McPhillips KL, Britt BC, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Messersmith WA, Varella-Garcia M, Eckhardt SG. Association of the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition phenotype with responsiveness to the p21-activated kinase inhibitor, PF-3758309, in colon cancer models. Front Pharmacol. 2013; 4:35. PMID: 23543898; PMCID: PMC3610060.
    23. Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Pitts TM, Tan AC, McPhillips K, West M, Gustafson DL, Halsey C, Nguyen L, Lee NV, Kan JL, Murray BW, Eckhardt SG. Tumor P-Glycoprotein Correlates with Efficacy of PF-3758309 in in vitro and in vivo Models of Colorectal Cancer. Front Pharmacol. 2013; 4:22. PMID: 23524533; PMCID: PMC3605511.
    24. Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Pitts TM, Kulikowski G, Selby H, Merz AL, Gustafson DL, Serkova NJ, Eckhardt SG, Weekes CD. Utilization of quantitative in vivo pharmacology approaches to assess combination effects of everolimus and irinotecan in mouse xenograft models of colorectal cancer. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e58089. PMID: 23520486; PMCID: PMC3592886.
    25. Diamond JR, Eckhardt SG, Tan AC, Newton TP, Selby HM, Brunkow KL, Kachaeva MI, Varella-Garcia M, Pitts TM, Bray MR, Fletcher GC, Tentler JJ. Predictive biomarkers of sensitivity to the aurora and angiogenic kinase inhibitor ENMD-2076 in preclinical breast cancer models. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Jan 01; 19(1):291-303. PMID: 23136197; PMCID: PMC3537923.
    26. Arcaroli JJ, Quackenbush KS, Powell RW, Pitts TM, Spreafico A, Varella-Garcia M, Bemis L, Tan AC, Reinemann JM, Touban BM, Dasari A, Eckhardt SG, Messersmith WA. Common PIK3CA mutants and a novel 3' UTR mutation are associated with increased sensitivity to saracatinib. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 May 01; 18(9):2704-14. PMID: 22553375; PMCID: PMC3836589.
    27. Tentler JJ, Tan AC, Weekes CD, Jimeno A, Leong S, Pitts TM, Arcaroli JJ, Messersmith WA, Eckhardt SG. Patient-derived tumour xenografts as models for oncology drug development. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2012 Apr 17; 9(6):338-50. PMID: 22508028; PMCID: PMC3928688.
    28. Arcaroli JJ, Powell RW, Varella-Garcia M, McManus M, Tan AC, Quackenbush KS, Pitts TM, Gao D, Spreafico A, Dasari A, Touban BM, Messersmith WA. ALDH+ tumor-initiating cells exhibiting gain in NOTCH1 gene copy number have enhanced regrowth sensitivity to a ?-secretase inhibitor and irinotecan in colorectal cancer. Mol Oncol. 2012 Jun; 6(3):370-81. PMID: 22521243; PMCID: PMC4033713.
    29. Morelli MP, Tentler JJ, Kulikowski GN, Tan AC, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Pitts TM, Brown AM, Nallapareddy S, Arcaroli JJ, Serkova NJ, Hidalgo M, Ciardiello F, Eckhardt SG. Preclinical activity of the rational combination of selumetinib (AZD6244) in combination with vorinostat in KRAS-mutant colorectal cancer models. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Feb 15; 18(4):1051-62. PMID: 22173548; PMCID: PMC3876277.
    30. Spratlin JL, Pitts TM, Kulikowski GN, Morelli MP, Tentler JJ, Serkova NJ, Eckhardt SG. Synergistic activity of histone deacetylase and proteasome inhibition against pancreatic and hepatocellular cancer cell lines. Anticancer Res. 2011 Apr; 31(4):1093-103. PMID: 21508352; PMCID: PMC3866806.
    31. Diamond JR, Bastos BR, Hansen RJ, Gustafson DL, Eckhardt SG, Kwak EL, Pandya SS, Fletcher GC, Pitts TM, Kulikowski GN, Morrow M, Arnott J, Bray MR, Sidor C, Messersmith W, Shapiro GI. Phase I safety, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic study of ENMD-2076, a novel angiogenic and Aurora kinase inhibitor, in patients with advanced solid tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Feb 15; 17(4):849-60. PMID: 21131552; PMCID: PMC3867298.
    32. Flanigan SA, Pitts TM, Eckhardt SG, Tentler JJ, Tan AC, Thorburn A, Leong S. The insulin-like growth factor I receptor/insulin receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor PQIP exhibits enhanced antitumor effects in combination with chemotherapy against colorectal cancer models. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Nov 15; 16(22):5436-46. PMID: 20943761; PMCID: PMC3119523.
    33. Tentler JJ, Nallapareddy S, Tan AC, Spreafico A, Pitts TM, Morelli MP, Selby HM, Kachaeva MI, Flanigan SA, Kulikowski GN, Leong S, Arcaroli JJ, Messersmith WA, Eckhardt SG. Identification of predictive markers of response to the MEK1/2 inhibitor selumetinib (AZD6244) in K-ras-mutated colorectal cancer. Mol Cancer Ther. 2010 Dec; 9(12):3351-62. PMID: 20923857; PMCID: PMC3931013.
    34. Pitts TM, Tan AC, Kulikowski GN, Tentler JJ, Brown AM, Flanigan SA, Leong S, Coldren CD, Hirsch FR, Varella-Garcia M, Korch C, Eckhardt SG. Development of an integrated genomic classifier for a novel agent in colorectal cancer: approach to individualized therapy in early development. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jun 15; 16(12):3193-204. PMID: 20530704; PMCID: PMC2889230.
    35. Mouchawar J, Korch C, Byers T, Pitts TM, Li E, McCredie MR, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Southey MC. Population-based estimate of the contribution of TP53 mutations to subgroups of early-onset breast cancer: Australian Breast Cancer Family Study. Cancer Res. 2010 Jun 15; 70(12):4795-800. PMID: 20501846; PMCID: PMC3228832.
    36. Tentler JJ, Bradshaw-Pierce EL, Serkova NJ, Hasebroock KM, Pitts TM, Diamond JR, Fletcher GC, Bray MR, Eckhardt SG. Assessment of the in vivo antitumor effects of ENMD-2076, a novel multitargeted kinase inhibitor, against primary and cell line-derived human colorectal cancer xenograft models. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jun 01; 16(11):2989-98. PMID: 20406842; PMCID: PMC3928713.
    37. Morelli MP, Brown AM, Pitts TM, Tentler JJ, Ciardiello F, Ryan A, J├╝rgensmeier JM, Eckhardt SG. Targeting vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 and -3 with cediranib (AZD2171): effects on migration and invasion of gastrointestinal cancer cell lines. Mol Cancer Ther. 2009 Sep; 8(9):2546-58. PMID: 19755510; PMCID: PMC2819052.
    38. Pitts TM, Morrow M, Kaufman SA, Tentler JJ, Eckhardt SG. Vorinostat and bortezomib exert synergistic antiproliferative and proapoptotic effects in colon cancer cell models. Mol Cancer Ther. 2009 Feb; 8(2):342-9. PMID: 19174560; PMCID: PMC2813767.
    39. Medeiros BC, Landau HJ, Morrow M, Lockerbie RO, Pitts T, Eckhardt SG. The farnesyl transferase inhibitor, tipifarnib, is a potent inhibitor of the MDR1 gene product, P-glycoprotein, and demonstrates significant cytotoxic synergism against human leukemia cell lines. Leukemia. 2007 Apr; 21(4):739-46. PMID: 17268526.
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    40. Park JS, Arcaroli J, Yum HK, Yang H, Wang H, Yang KY, Choe KH, Strassheim D, Pitts TM, Tracey KJ, Abraham E. Activation of gene expression in human neutrophils by high mobility group box 1 protein. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Apr; 284(4):C870-9. PMID: 12620891.
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    41. Yang KY, Arcaroli J, Kupfner J, Pitts TM, Park JS, Strasshiem D, Perng RP, Abraham E. Involvement of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase gamma in neutrophil apoptosis. Cell Signal. 2003 Feb; 15(2):225-33. PMID: 12464394.
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    42. Arcaroli J, Yang KY, Yum HK, Kupfner J, Pitts TM, Park JS, Strassheim D, Abraham E. Effects of catecholamines on kinase activation in lung neutrophils after hemorrhage or endotoxemia. J Leukoc Biol. 2002 Sep; 72(3):571-9. PMID: 12223526.
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    43. Risch N, Spiker D, Lotspeich L, Nouri N, Hinds D, Hallmayer J, Kalaydjieva L, McCague P, Dimiceli S, Pitts T, Nguyen L, Yang J, Harper C, Thorpe D, Vermeer S, Young H, Hebert J, Lin A, Ferguson J, Chiotti C, Wiese-Slater S, Rogers T, Salmon B, Nicholas P, Petersen PB, Pingree C, McMahon W, Wong DL, Cavalli-Sforza LL, Kraemer HC, Myers RM. A genomic screen of autism: evidence for a multilocus etiology. Am J Hum Genet. 1999 Aug; 65(2):493-507. PMID: 10417292; PMCID: PMC1377948.
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