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Mayumi Fujita

InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    R03CA125833     (FUJITA, MAYUMI)Sep 8, 2008 - Aug 31, 2011
    Developing a protocol for profiling blood markers of melanoma
    Role: Principal Investigator

    I01BX001228     (FUJITA, MAYUMI)Jul 1, 2012 - Sep 30, 2021
    Autoinflammation in Human Melanoma
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01CA197919     (FUJITA, MAYUMI)Mar 1, 2016 - Feb 28, 2021
    Modulation of inflammasome-mediated cytokine activation by EGCG in human melanoma.
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Goldstein NB, Koster MI, Jones KL, Gao B, Hoaglin LG, Robinson SE, Wright MJ, Birlea SI, Luman A, Lambert KA, Shellman YG, Fujita M, Robinson WA, Roop DR, Norris DA, Birlea SA. Repigmentation of Human Vitiligo Skin by NBUVB Is Controlled by Transcription of GLI1 and Activation of the ß-Catenin Pathway in the Hair Follicle Bulge Stem Cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2018 Mar; 138(3):657-668. PMID: 29054607.
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    2. Mukherjee N, Lu Y, Almeida A, Lambert K, Shiau CW, Su JC, Luo Y, Fujita M, Robinson WA, Robinson SE, Norris DA, Shellman YG. Use of a MCL-1 inhibitor alone to de-bulk melanoma and in combination to kill melanoma initiating cells. Oncotarget. 2017 Jul 18; 8(29):46801-46817. PMID: 27086916.
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    3. Li Y, Fujita M, Boraschi D. Endotoxin Contamination in Nanomaterials Leads to the Misinterpretation of Immunosafety Results. Front Immunol. 2017; 8:472. PMID: 28533772.
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    4. Pearson DR, Fujita M, High WA. Fulminant Mycosis Fungoides with Tissue Eosinophilia: A Unique Presentation of Two Cases with Acro-Periorbital Ulceration and An Aggressive Clinical Course. J Mol Biomark Diagn. 2017 May; 8(3). PMID: 28758048.
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    5. Mukherjee N, Almeida A, Partyka KA, Lu Y, Schwan JV, Lambert K, Rogers M, Robinson WA, Robinson SE, Applegate AJ, Amato CM, Luo Y, Fujita M, Norris DA, Shellman YG. Combining a GSI and BCL-2 inhibitor to overcome melanoma's resistance to current treatments. Oncotarget. 2016 Dec 20; 7(51):84594-84607. PMID: 27829238.
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    6. Dinarello CA, Nold-Petry C, Nold M, Fujita M, Li S, Kim S, Bufler P. Suppression of innate inflammation and immunity by interleukin-37. Eur J Immunol. 2016 05; 46(5):1067-81. PMID: 27060871; PMCID: PMC5003108 [Available on 05/01/17].
    7. Hawkes JE, Nguyen GH, Fujita M, Florell SR, Callis Duffin K, Krueger GG, O'Connell RM. microRNAs in Psoriasis. J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Feb; 136(2):365-71. PMID: 26802234.
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    8. Mukherjee N, Schwan JV, Fujita M, Norris DA, Shellman YG. Alternative Treatments For Melanoma: Targeting BCL-2 Family Members to De-Bulk and Kill Cancer Stem Cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 135(9):2155-2161. PMID: 25947358; PMCID: PMC4537369.
    9. Højen JF, Rasmussen TA, Andersen KL, Winckelmann AA, Laursen RR, Gunst JD, Møller HJ, Fujita M, Østergaard L, Søgaard OS, Dinarello CA, Tolstrup M. Interleukin-37 Expression Is Increased in Chronic HIV-1-Infected Individuals and Is Associated with Inflammation and the Size of the Total Viral Reservoir. Mol Med. 2015 Apr 14; 21:337-45. PMID: 25879630; PMCID: PMC4534469.
    10. Li S, Neff CP, Barber K, Hong J, Luo Y, Azam T, Palmer BE, Fujita M, Garlanda C, Mantovani A, Kim S, Dinarello CA. Extracellular forms of IL-37 inhibit innate inflammation in vitro and in vivo but require the IL-1 family decoy receptor IL-1R8. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Feb 24; 112(8):2497-502. PMID: 25654981; PMCID: PMC4345608.
    11. Snedecor ER, Sung CC, Moncayo A, Rothstein BE, Mockler DC, Tonnesen MG, Jones EC, Fujita M, Clark RA, Shroyer KR, Chen J. Loss of primary cilia in melanoma cells is likely independent of proliferation and cell cycle progression. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 May; 135(5):1456-1458. PMID: 25629424; PMCID: PMC4402114.
    12. Chen HM, Fujita M. IL-37: a new player in immune tolerance. Cytokine. 2015 Mar; 72(1):113-4. PMID: 25592113.
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    13. Nguyen N, Couts KL, Luo Y, Fujita M. Understanding melanoma stem cells. Melanoma Manag. 2015; 2(2):179-188. PMID: 26594315.
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    14. Mukherjee N, Reuland SN, Lu Y, Luo Y, Lambert K, Fujita M, Robinson WA, Robinson SE, Norris DA, Shellman YG. Combining a BCL2 inhibitor with the retinoid derivative fenretinide targets melanoma cells including melanoma initiating cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Mar; 135(3):842-850. PMID: 25350317; PMCID: PMC4323853.
    15. Luo Y, Cai X, Liu S, Wang S, Nold-Petry CA, Nold MF, Bufler P, Norris D, Dinarello CA, Fujita M. Suppression of antigen-specific adaptive immunity by IL-37 via induction of tolerogenic dendritic cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 21; 111(42):15178-83. PMID: 25294929; PMCID: PMC4210310.
    16. Fujita M, Imadome K, Endo S, Shoji Y, Yamada S, Imai T. Nitric oxide increases the invasion of pancreatic cancer cells via activation of the PI3K-AKT and RhoA pathways after carbon ion irradiation. FEBS Lett. 2014 Aug 25; 588(17):3240-50. PMID: 25019574.
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    17. Luo Y, Nguyen N, Fujita M. Isolation of human melanoma stem cells using ALDH as a marker. Curr Protoc Stem Cell Biol. 2013 Sep 20; 26:Unit 3.8.. PMID: 24510792; PMCID: PMC4164114.
    18. Nguyen N, Luo Y, Fujita M. Aldehyde dehydrogenase isozymes: markers of cancer stem cells in human melanoma. Expert Rev Dermatol. 2013; 8(2):111-113. PMID: 26877760.
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    19. Edwards CK, Green JS, Volk HD, Schiff M, Kotzin BL, Mitsuya H, Kawaguchi T, Sakata KM, Cheronis J, Trollinger D, Bankaitis-Davis D, Dinarello CA, Norris DA, Bevilacqua MP, Fujita M, Burmester GR. Combined anti-tumor necrosis factor-a therapy and DMARD therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients reduces inflammatory gene expression in whole blood compared to DMARD therapy alone. Front Immunol. 2012; 3:366. PMID: 23264777; PMCID: PMC3525111.
    20. Vasiliou V, Thompson DC, Smith C, Fujita M, Chen Y. Aldehyde dehydrogenases: from eye crystallins to metabolic disease and cancer stem cells. Chem Biol Interact. 2013 Feb 25; 202(1-3):2-10. PMID: 23159885; PMCID: PMC4128326.
    21. Luo Y, Dallaglio K, Chen Y, Robinson WA, Robinson SE, McCarter MD, Wang J, Gonzalez R, Thompson DC, Norris DA, Roop DR, Vasiliou V, Fujita M. ALDH1A isozymes are markers of human melanoma stem cells and potential therapeutic targets. Stem Cells. 2012 Oct; 30(10):2100-13. PMID: 22887839; PMCID: PMC3448863.
    22. Liu W, Luo Y, Dunn JH, Norris DA, Dinarello CA, Fujita M. Dual role of apoptosis-associated speck-like protein containing a CARD (ASC) in tumorigenesis of human melanoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Feb; 133(2):518-27. PMID: 22931929; PMCID: PMC3511638.
    23. Luo Y, Ellis LZ, Dallaglio K, Takeda M, Robinson WA, Robinson SE, Liu W, Lewis KD, McCarter MD, Gonzalez R, Norris DA, Roop DR, Spritz RA, Ahn NG, Fujita M. Side population cells from human melanoma tumors reveal diverse mechanisms for chemoresistance. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Oct; 132(10):2440-2450. PMID: 22622430; PMCID: PMC3434242.
    24. Domenico J, Lucas JJ, Fujita M, Gelfand EW. Susceptibility to vaccinia virus infection and spread in mice is determined by age at infection, allergen sensitization and mast cell status. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2012; 158(2):196-205. PMID: 22286752; PMCID: PMC3291886.
    25. Reuland SN, Goldstein NB, Partyka KA, Smith S, Luo Y, Fujita M, Gonzalez R, Lewis K, Norris DA, Shellman YG. ABT-737 synergizes with Bortezomib to kill melanoma cells. Biol Open. 2012 Feb 15; 1(2):92-100. PMID: 23213401; PMCID: PMC3507205.
    26. Dunn JH, Ellis LZ, Fujita M. Inflammasomes as molecular mediators of inflammation and cancer: potential role in melanoma. Cancer Lett. 2012 Jan 01; 314(1):24-33. PMID: 22050907.
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    27. Jensen JD, Dunn JH, Luo Y, Liu W, Fujita M, Dellavalle RP. Ellagic acid inhibits melanoma growth in vitro. Dermatol Reports. 2011 Oct 05; 3(3):e36. PMID: 25386288; PMCID: PMC4211504.
    28. Ellis LZ, Liu W, Luo Y, Okamoto M, Qu D, Dunn JH, Fujita M. Green tea polyphenol epigallocatechin-3-gallate suppresses melanoma growth by inhibiting inflammasome and IL-1ß secretion. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Oct 28; 414(3):551-6. PMID: 21982776; PMCID: PMC3430966.
    29. Reuland SN, Goldstein NB, Partyka KA, Cooper DA, Fujita M, Norris DA, Shellman YG. The combination of BH3-mimetic ABT-737 with the alkylating agent temozolomide induces strong synergistic killing of melanoma cells independent of p53. PLoS One. 2011; 6(8):e24294. PMID: 21897876; PMCID: PMC3163662.
    30. Prado R, Jensen JD, Okamoto M, Luo Y, Lewis KD, Fujita M. Metastatic melanoma manifesting with purulent nodules composed of neutrophils and melanoma cells. Eur J Dermatol. 2011 Jul-Aug; 21(4):642-3. PMID: 21840791.
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    31. Luo Y, Robinson S, Fujita J, Siconolfi L, Magidson J, Edwards CK, Wassmann K, Storm K, Norris DA, Bankaitis-Davis D, Robinson WA, Fujita M. Transcriptome profiling of whole blood cells identifies PLEK2 and C1QB in human melanoma. PLoS One. 2011; 6(6):e20971. PMID: 21698244; PMCID: PMC3115966.
    32. Prado R, Brice SL, Fukuda S, Hashimoto T, Fujita M. Paraneoplastic pemphigus herpetiformis with IgG antibodies to desmoglein 3 and without mucosal lesions. Arch Dermatol. 2011 Jan; 147(1):67-71. PMID: 21242397.
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    33. Anwar A, Norris DA, Fujita M. Ubiquitin proteasomal pathway mediated degradation of p53 in melanoma. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2011 Apr 15; 508(2):198-203. PMID: 21167122; PMCID: PMC3060965.
    34. Jensen JD, Fujita M, Dellavalle RP. Validation of psoriasis clinical severity and outcome measures: searching for a gold standard. Arch Dermatol. 2011 Jan; 147(1):95-8. PMID: 20855674.
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    35. Strahan JE, Chorny JA, Cohen JL, Fujita M. Combined multifocal indeterminate cell histiocytosis and basal cell carcinoma. Arch Dermatol. 2010 Mar; 146(3):346-7. PMID: 20231516.
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    36. Okamoto M, Liu W, Luo Y, Tanaka A, Cai X, Norris DA, Dinarello CA, Fujita M. Constitutively active inflammasome in human melanoma cells mediating autoinflammation via caspase-1 processing and secretion of interleukin-1beta. J Biol Chem. 2010 Feb 26; 285(9):6477-88. PMID: 20038581; PMCID: PMC2825443.
    37. Strahan JE, Fujita M. A violaceous nodule on the knee. Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). Arch Dermatol. 2009 Jun; 145(6):715-20. PMID: 19528432.
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    38. Fujita M, High WA, Asgari S, Lewis KD, Gonzalez R. Development of vitiligo during melanoma treatment with a novel survivin inhibitor: a case report and review of the literature. Int J Dermatol. 2009 Apr; 48(4):426-30. PMID: 19335434.
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    39. Miller LA, Goldstein NB, Johannes WU, Walton CH, Fujita M, Norris DA, Shellman YG. BH3 mimetic ABT-737 and a proteasome inhibitor synergistically kill melanomas through Noxa-dependent apoptosis. J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Apr; 129(4):964-71. PMID: 18987671.
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    40. Goldstein NB, Johannes WU, Gadeliya AV, Green MR, Fujita M, Norris DA, Shellman YG. Active N-Ras and B-Raf inhibit anoikis by downregulating Bim expression in melanocytic cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Feb; 129(2):432-7. PMID: 18668139.
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    41. Anwar A, Gu M, Brady S, Qamar L, Behbakht K, Shellman YG, Agarwal R, Norris DA, Horwitz LD, Fujita M. Photoprotective effects of bucillamine against UV-induced damage in an SKH-1 hairless mouse model. Photochem Photobiol. 2008 Mar-Apr; 84(2):477-83. PMID: 18266821.
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    42. Riemann H, Takao J, Shellman YG, Hines WA, Edwards CK, Franzusoff A, Norris DA, Fujita M. Generation of a prophylactic melanoma vaccine using whole recombinant yeast expressing MART-1. Exp Dermatol. 2007 Oct; 16(10):814-22. PMID: 17845213.
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    43. Riemann H, Loser K, Beissert S, Fujita M, Schwarz A, Schwarz T, Grabbe S. IL-12 breaks dinitrothiocyanobenzene (DNTB)-mediated tolerance and converts the tolerogen DNTB into an immunogen. J Immunol. 2005 Nov 01; 175(9):5866-74. PMID: 16237079.
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    44. Shellman YG, Park YL, Marr DG, Casper K, Xu Y, Fujita M, Swerlick R, Norris DA. Release of vascular endothelial growth factor from a human melanoma cell line, WM35, is induced by hypoxia but not ultraviolet radiation and is potentiated by activated Ras mutation. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Oct; 121(4):910-7. PMID: 14632212.
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