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Mary C.M. Weiser-Evans

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-MED
Phone303/724-4846

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    R01HL063946     (WEISER-EVANS, MARY CM)Sep 6, 2000 - Aug 31, 2004
    NIH/NHLBI
    EMBRYONIC GENES IN SMC GROWTH AFTER VASCULAR INJURY
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21EB003999     (WEISER-EVANS, MARY CM)Mar 1, 2006 - Feb 29, 2008
    NIH/NIBIB
    PTEN and Perlecan in Reducing In-Stent Restenosis
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HL088643     (WEISER-EVANS, MARY CM)Jan 15, 2009 - Dec 31, 2012
    NIH/NHLBI
    Role of PTEN in Vascular Lesion Formation
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21HL114126     (WEISER-EVANS, MARY CM)Jun 1, 2013 - Mar 31, 2015
    NIH/NHLBI
    Microenvironmental Endogenous Reprogramming of Differentiated Smooth Muscle Cells
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HL121877     (WEISER-EVANS, MARY CM)Nov 15, 2014 - Oct 31, 2018
    NIH/NHLBI
    Reprogramming of mature smooth muscle cells to vascular progenitor cells
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HL123616     (WEISER-EVANS, MARY CM)May 5, 2015 - Mar 31, 2019
    NIH/NHLBI
    PTEN-dependent regulation of SRF transcriptional activity and SMC phenotype control
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Kwak JW, Laskowski J, Li HY, McSharry MV, Sippel TR, Bullock BL, Johnson AM, Poczobutt JM, Neuwelt AJ, Malkoski SP, Weiser-Evans MC, Lambris J, Clambey ET, Thurman JM, Nemenoff RA. Complement activation via a C3a receptor pathway alters CD4+ T lymphocytes and mediates lung cancer progression. Cancer Res. 2017 Nov 08. PMID: 29118090.
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    2. Ravichandran K, Holditch S, Brown CN, Wang Q, Ozkok A, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA, Miyazaki M, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Parikh CR, Ljubanovic D, Edelstein CL. IL-33 deficiency slows cancer growth but does not protect against cisplatin-induced AKI in mice with cancer. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 Oct 25; ajprenal.00040.2017. PMID: 29070568.
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    3. Weiser-Evans MCM. Smooth Muscle Differentiation Control Comes Full Circle: The Circular Noncoding RNA, circActa2, Functions as a miRNA Sponge to Fine-Tune a-SMA Expression. Circ Res. 2017 Sep 01; 121(6):591-593. PMID: 28860313.
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    4. Li HY, McSharry M, Bullock B, Nguyen TT, Kwak J, Poczobutt JM, Sippel TR, Heasley LE, Weiser-Evans MC, Clambey ET, Nemenoff RA. The Tumor Microenvironment Regulates Sensitivity of Murine Lung Tumors to PD-1/PD-L1 Antibody Blockade. Cancer Immunol Res. 2017 Sep; 5(9):767-777. PMID: 28819064.
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    5. Majesky MW, Horita H, Ostriker A, Lu S, Regan JN, Bagchi A, Dong XR, Poczobutt J, Nemenoff RA, Weiser-Evans MC. Differentiated Smooth Muscle Cells Generate a Subpopulation of Resident Vascular Progenitor Cells in the Adventitia Regulated by Klf4. Circ Res. 2017 Jan 20; 120(2):296-311. PMID: 27834190.
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    6. Montford JR, Lehman AM, Scobey MS, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA, Furgeson SB. Cytosolic phospholipase A2a increases proliferation and de-differentiation of human renal tubular epithelial cells. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2016 Nov; 126:1-8. PMID: 27554058.
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    7. Horita H, Wysoczynski CL, Walker LA, Moulton KS, Li M, Ostriker A, Tucker R, McKinsey TA, Churchill ME, Nemenoff RA, Weiser-Evans MC. Nuclear PTEN functions as an essential regulator of SRF-dependent transcription to control smooth muscle differentiation. Nat Commun. 2016 Mar 04; 7:10830. PMID: 26940659.
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    8. Poczobutt JM, De S, Yadav VK, Nguyen TT, Li H, Sippel TR, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA. Expression Profiling of Macrophages Reveals Multiple Populations with Distinct Biological Roles in an Immunocompetent Orthotopic Model of Lung Cancer. J Immunol. 2016 Mar 15; 196(6):2847-59. PMID: 26873985; PMCID: PMC4779748 [Available on 03/15/17].
    9. Poczobutt JM, Nguyen TT, Hanson D, Li H, Sippel TR, Weiser-Evans MC, Gijon M, Murphy RC, Nemenoff RA. Deletion of 5-Lipoxygenase in the Tumor Microenvironment Promotes Lung Cancer Progression and Metastasis through Regulating T Cell Recruitment. J Immunol. 2016 Jan 15; 196(2):891-901. PMID: 26663781; PMCID: PMC4705594.
    10. Ravichandran K, Wang Q, Ozkok A, Jani A, Li H, He Z, Ljubanovic D, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA, Edelstein CL. CD4 T cell knockout does not protect against kidney injury and worsens cancer. J Mol Med (Berl). 2016 Apr; 94(4):443-55. PMID: 26620676.
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    11. Roe ND, Xu X, Kandadi MR, Hu N, Pang J, Weiser-Evans MC, Ren J. Targeted deletion of PTEN in cardiomyocytes renders cardiac contractile dysfunction through interruption of Pink1-AMPK signaling and autophagy. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Feb; 1852(2):290-8. PMID: 25229693; PMCID: PMC4277923.
    12. Lehman AM, Montford JR, Horita H, Ostriker AC, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA, Furgeson SB. Activation of the retinoid X receptor modulates angiotensin II-induced smooth muscle gene expression and inflammation in vascular smooth muscle cells. Mol Pharmacol. 2014 Nov; 86(5):570-9. PMID: 25169989; PMCID: PMC4201143.
    13. Marek LA, Hinz TK, von Mässenhausen A, Olszewski KA, Kleczko EK, Boehm D, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA, Hoffmann H, Warth A, Gozgit JM, Perner S, Heasley LE. Nonamplified FGFR1 is a growth driver in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Mol Cancer Res. 2014 Oct; 12(10):1460-9. PMID: 24966347; PMCID: PMC4201974.
    14. Ostriker A, Horita HN, Poczobutt J, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA. Vascular smooth muscle cell-derived transforming growth factor-ß promotes maturation of activated, neointima lesion-like macrophages. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Apr; 34(4):877-86. PMID: 24526697; PMCID: PMC3966963.
    15. Xu X, Roe ND, Weiser-Evans MC, Ren J. Inhibition of mammalian target of rapamycin with rapamycin reverses hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in mice with cardiomyocyte-specific knockout of PTEN. Hypertension. 2014 Apr; 63(4):729-39. PMID: 24446058.
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    16. Poczobutt JM, Gijon M, Amin J, Hanson D, Li H, Walker D, Weiser-Evans M, Lu X, Murphy RC, Nemenoff RA. Eicosanoid profiling in an orthotopic model of lung cancer progression by mass spectrometry demonstrates selective production of leukotrienes by inflammatory cells of the microenvironment. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e79633. PMID: 24244531; PMCID: PMC3823604.
    17. Horita H, Furgeson SB, Ostriker A, Olszewski KA, Sullivan T, Villegas LR, Levine M, Parr JE, Cool CD, Nemenoff RA, Weiser-Evans MC. Selective inactivation of PTEN in smooth muscle cells synergizes with hypoxia to induce severe pulmonary hypertension. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 May 31; 2(3):e000188. PMID: 23727701; PMCID: PMC3698782.
    18. Nguyen AT, Gomez D, Bell RD, Campbell JH, Clowes AW, Gabbiani G, Giachelli CM, Parmacek MS, Raines EW, Rusch NJ, Speer MY, Sturek M, Thyberg J, Towler DA, Weiser-Evans MC, Yan C, Miano JM, Owens GK. Smooth muscle cell plasticity: fact or fiction? Circ Res. 2013 Jan 04; 112(1):17-22. PMID: 23093573; PMCID: PMC4135725.
    19. Majka SM, Miller HL, Sullivan T, Erickson PF, Kong R, Weiser-Evans M, Nemenoff R, Moldovan R, Morandi SA, Davis JA, Klemm DJ. Adipose lineage specification of bone marrow-derived myeloid cells. Adipocyte. 2012 Oct 01; 1(4):215-229. PMID: 23700536.
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    20. Li H, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff R. Anti- and Protumorigenic Effects of PPAR? in Lung Cancer Progression: A Double-Edged Sword. PPAR Res. 2012; 2012:362085. PMID: 22934105; PMCID: PMC3425863.
    21. Cavasin MA, Demos-Davies K, Horn TR, Walker LA, Lemon DD, Birdsey N, Weiser-Evans MC, Harral J, Irwin DC, Anwar A, Yeager ME, Li M, Watson PA, Nemenoff RA, Buttrick PM, Stenmark KR, McKinsey TA. Selective class I histone deacetylase inhibition suppresses hypoxia-induced cardiopulmonary remodeling through an antiproliferative mechanism. Circ Res. 2012 Mar 02; 110(5):739-48. PMID: 22282194; PMCID: PMC3682822.
    22. Li H, Sorenson AL, Poczobutt J, Amin J, Joyal T, Sullivan T, Crossno JT, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA. Activation of PPAR? in myeloid cells promotes lung cancer progression and metastasis. PLoS One. 2011; 6(12):e28133. PMID: 22145026; PMCID: PMC3228753.
    23. Horita HN, Simpson PA, Ostriker A, Furgeson S, Van Putten V, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA. Serum response factor regulates expression of phosphatase and tensin homolog through a microRNA network in vascular smooth muscle cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011 Dec; 31(12):2909-19. PMID: 21940949; PMCID: PMC3220738.
    24. Andrés-Hernando A, Altmann C, Ahuja N, Lanaspa MA, Nemenoff R, He Z, Ishimoto T, Simpson PA, Weiser-Evans MC, Bacalja J, Faubel S. Splenectomy exacerbates lung injury after ischemic acute kidney injury in mice. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2011 Oct; 301(4):F907-16. PMID: 21677145; PMCID: PMC3191803.
    25. Nemenoff RA, Horita H, Ostriker AC, Furgeson SB, Simpson PA, VanPutten V, Crossno J, Offermanns S, Weiser-Evans MC. SDF-1a induction in mature smooth muscle cells by inactivation of PTEN is a critical mediator of exacerbated injury-induced neointima formation. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011 Jun; 31(6):1300-8. PMID: 21415388; PMCID: PMC3111081.
    26. Choudhary R, Li H, Winn RA, Sorenson AL, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma inhibits transformed growth of non-small cell lung cancer cells through selective suppression of Snail. Neoplasia. 2010 Mar; 12(3):224-34. PMID: 20234816; PMCID: PMC2838440.
    27. Tennis MA, Van Scoyk M, Heasley LE, Vandervest K, Weiser-Evans M, Freeman S, Keith RL, Simpson P, Nemenoff RA, Winn RA. Prostacyclin inhibits non-small cell lung cancer growth by a frizzled 9-dependent pathway that is blocked by secreted frizzled-related protein 1. Neoplasia. 2010 Mar; 12(3):244-53. PMID: 20234818; PMCID: PMC2838442.
    28. Furgeson SB, Simpson PA, Park I, Vanputten V, Horita H, Kontos CD, Nemenoff RA, Weiser-Evans MC. Inactivation of the tumour suppressor, PTEN, in smooth muscle promotes a pro-inflammatory phenotype and enhances neointima formation. Cardiovasc Res. 2010 May 01; 86(2):274-82. PMID: 20051384; PMCID: PMC2856191.
    29. Weiser-Evans MC, Wang XQ, Amin J, Van Putten V, Choudhary R, Winn RA, Scheinman R, Simpson P, Geraci MW, Nemenoff RA. Depletion of cytosolic phospholipase A2 in bone marrow-derived macrophages protects against lung cancer progression and metastasis. Cancer Res. 2009 Mar 01; 69(5):1733-8. PMID: 19208832; PMCID: PMC2653105.
    30. Nemenoff R, Meyer AM, Hudish TM, Mozer AB, Snee A, Narumiya S, Stearman RS, Winn RA, Weiser-Evans M, Geraci MW, Keith RL. Prostacyclin prevents murine lung cancer independent of the membrane receptor by activation of peroxisomal proliferator--activated receptor gamma. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2008 Oct; 1(5):349-56. PMID: 19138979; PMCID: PMC2680197.
    31. Nemenoff RA, Simpson PA, Furgeson SB, Kaplan-Albuquerque N, Crossno J, Garl PJ, Cooper J, Weiser-Evans MC. Targeted deletion of PTEN in smooth muscle cells results in vascular remodeling and recruitment of progenitor cells through induction of stromal cell-derived factor-1alpha. Circ Res. 2008 May 09; 102(9):1036-45. PMID: 18340011.
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    32. Nemenoff RA, Weiser-Evans M, Winn RA. Activation and Molecular Targets of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-gamma Ligands in Lung Cancer. PPAR Res. 2008; 2008:156875. PMID: 18509496; PMCID: PMC2396386.
    33. Bren-Mattison Y, Meyer AM, Van Putten V, Li H, Kuhn K, Stearman R, Weiser-Evans M, Winn RA, Heasley LE, Nemenoff RA. Antitumorigenic effects of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma in non-small-cell lung cancer cells are mediated by suppression of cyclooxygenase-2 via inhibition of nuclear factor-kappaB. Mol Pharmacol. 2008 Mar; 73(3):709-17. PMID: 18055759.
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    34. Wenzlau JM, Garl PJ, Simpson P, Stenmark KR, West J, Artinger KB, Nemenoff RA, Weiser-Evans MC. Embryonic growth-associated protein is one subunit of a novel N-terminal acetyltransferase complex essential for embryonic vascular development. Circ Res. 2006 Mar 31; 98(6):846-55. PMID: 16484612.
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    35. Kaplan-Albuquerque N, Van Putten V, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA. Depletion of serum response factor by RNA interference mimics the mitogenic effects of platelet derived growth factor-BB in vascular smooth muscle cells. Circ Res. 2005 Sep 02; 97(5):427-33. PMID: 16081871.
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    36. Kaplan-Albuquerque N, Bogaert YE, Van Putten V, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA. Patterns of gene expression differentially regulated by platelet-derived growth factor and hypertrophic stimuli in vascular smooth muscle cells: markers for phenotypic modulation and response to injury. J Biol Chem. 2005 May 20; 280(20):19966-76. PMID: 15774477.
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    37. Gerasimovskaya EV, Tucker DA, Weiser-Evans M, Wenzlau JM, Klemm DJ, Banks M, Stenmark KR. Extracellular ATP-induced proliferation of adventitial fibroblasts requires phosphoinositide 3-kinase, Akt, mammalian target of rapamycin, and p70 S6 kinase signaling pathways. J Biol Chem. 2005 Jan 21; 280(3):1838-48. PMID: 15522879.
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    38. Mourani PM, Garl PJ, Wenzlau JM, Carpenter TC, Stenmark KR, Weiser-Evans MC. Unique, highly proliferative growth phenotype expressed by embryonic and neointimal smooth muscle cells is driven by constitutive Akt, mTOR, and p70S6K signaling and is actively repressed by PTEN. Circulation. 2004 Mar 16; 109(10):1299-306. PMID: 14993145.
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    39. Garl PJ, Wenzlau JM, Walker HA, Whitelock JM, Costell M, Weiser-Evans MC. Perlecan-induced suppression of smooth muscle cell proliferation is mediated through increased activity of the tumor suppressor PTEN. Circ Res. 2004 Feb 06; 94(2):175-83. PMID: 14656929.
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    40. McKean DM, Sisbarro L, Ilic D, Kaplan-Alburquerque N, Nemenoff R, Weiser-Evans M, Kern MJ, Jones PL. FAK induces expression of Prx1 to promote tenascin-C-dependent fibroblast migration. J Cell Biol. 2003 Apr 28; 161(2):393-402. PMID: 12741393; PMCID: PMC2172901.
    41. Kinsella MG, Tran PK, Weiser-Evans MC, Reidy M, Majack RA, Wight TN. Changes in perlecan expression during vascular injury: role in the inhibition of smooth muscle cell proliferation in the late lesion. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2003 Apr 01; 23(4):608-14. PMID: 12615671.
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    42. Walker HA, Whitelock JM, Garl PJ, Nemenoff RA, Stenmark KR, Weiser-Evans MC. Perlecan up-regulation of FRNK suppresses smooth muscle cell proliferation via inhibition of FAK signaling. Mol Biol Cell. 2003 May; 14(5):1941-52. PMID: 12802066; PMCID: PMC165088.
    43. Weiser-Evans MC, Schwartz PE, Grieshaber NA, Quinn BE, Grieshaber SS, Belknap JK, Mourani PM, Majack RA, Stenmark KR. Novel embryonic genes are preferentially expressed by autonomously replicating rat embryonic and neointimal smooth muscle cells. Circ Res. 2000 Sep 29; 87(7):608-15. PMID: 11009567.
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    44. Weiser-Evans MC, Quinn BE, Burkard MR, Stenmark KR. Transient reexpression of an embryonic autonomous growth phenotype by adult carotid artery smooth muscle cells after vascular injury. J Cell Physiol. 2000 Jan; 182(1):12-23. PMID: 10567912.
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    45. Belknap JK, Weiser-Evans MC, Grieshaber SS, Majack RA, Stenmark KR. Relationship between perlecan and tropoelastin gene expression and cell replication in the developing rat pulmonary vasculature. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1999 Jan; 20(1):24-34. PMID: 9870914.
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