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Diana Marcela Cittelly

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    K22CA181250     (CITTELLY, DIANA M.)Sep 29, 2013 - Aug 31, 2016
    Hormonal regulation of the brain microenvironment and its contribution to brain m
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01CA227984     (CITTELLY, DIANA M.)Apr 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2023
    Mechanisms underlying pro-metastatic effects of estrogen in the brain niche
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Rogers TJ, Christenson JL, Greene LI, O'Neill KI, Williams MM, Gordon MA, Nemkov T, D'Alessandro A, Degala GD, Shin J, Tan AC, Cittelly DM, Lambert JR, Richer JK. Reversal of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer EMT by miR-200c Decreases Tryptophan Catabolism and a Program of Immunosuppression. Mol Cancer Res. 2019 Jan; 17(1):30-41. PMID: 30213797.
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    2. Contreras-Zárate MJ, Ormond DR, Gillen AE, Hanna C, Day NL, Serkova NJ, Jacobsen BM, Edgerton SM, Thor AD, Borges VF, Lillehei KO, Graner MW, Kabos P, Cittelly DM. Development of Novel Patient-Derived Xenografts from Breast Cancer Brain Metastases. Front Oncol. 2017; 7:252. PMID: 29164052.
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    3. Hanna C, Kwok L, Finlay-Schultz J, Sartorius CA, Cittelly DM. Labeling of Breast Cancer Patient-derived Xenografts with Traceable Reporters for Tumor Growth and Metastasis Studies. J Vis Exp. 2016 11 30; (117). PMID: 27929464.
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    4. Brechbuhl HM, Finlay-Schultz J, Yamamoto TM, Gillen AE, Cittelly DM, Tan AC, Sams SB, Pillai MM, Elias AD, Robinson WA, Sartorius CA, Kabos P. Fibroblast Subtypes Regulate Responsiveness of Luminal Breast Cancer to Estrogen. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Apr 01; 23(7):1710-1721. PMID: 27702820.
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    5. Spoelstra NS, Cittelly DM, Christenson JL, Gordon MA, Elias A, Jedlicka P, Richer JK. Dicer expression in estrogen receptor-positive versus triple-negative breast cancer: an antibody comparison. Hum Pathol. 2016 10; 56:40-51. PMID: 27260947.
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    6. Sartorius CA, Hanna CT, Gril B, Cruz H, Serkova NJ, Huber KM, Kabos P, Schedin TB, Borges VF, Steeg PS, Cittelly DM. Estrogen promotes the brain metastatic colonization of triple negative breast cancer cells via an astrocyte-mediated paracrine mechanism. Oncogene. 2016 06 02; 35(22):2881-92. PMID: 26411365; PMCID: PMC4809801.
    7. Finlay-Schultz J, Cittelly DM, Hendricks P, Patel P, Kabos P, Jacobsen BM, Richer JK, Sartorius CA. Progesterone downregulation of miR-141 contributes to expansion of stem-like breast cancer cells through maintenance of progesterone receptor and Stat5a. Oncogene. 2015 Jul; 34(28):3676-87. PMID: 25241899; PMCID: PMC4369481.
    8. Cochrane DR, Bernales S, Jacobsen BM, Cittelly DM, Howe EN, D'Amato NC, Spoelstra NS, Edgerton SM, Jean A, Guerrero J, Gómez F, Medicherla S, Alfaro IE, McCullagh E, Jedlicka P, Torkko KC, Thor AD, Elias AD, Protter AA, Richer JK. Role of the androgen receptor in breast cancer and preclinical analysis of enzalutamide. Breast Cancer Res. 2014 Jan 22; 16(1):R7. PMID: 24451109; PMCID: PMC3978822.
    9. Howe EN, Cochrane DR, Cittelly DM, Richer JK. miR-200c targets a NF-?B up-regulated TrkB/NTF3 autocrine signaling loop to enhance anoikis sensitivity in triple negative breast cancer. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e49987. PMID: 23185507; PMCID: PMC3503774.
    10. Cittelly DM, Dimitrova I, Howe EN, Cochrane DR, Jean A, Spoelstra NS, Post MD, Lu X, Broaddus RR, Spillman MA, Richer JK. Restoration of miR-200c to ovarian cancer reduces tumor burden and increases sensitivity to paclitaxel. Mol Cancer Ther. 2012 Dec; 11(12):2556-65. PMID: 23074172; PMCID: PMC3519949.
    11. Cittelly DM, Finlay-Schultz J, Howe EN, Spoelstra NS, Axlund SD, Hendricks P, Jacobsen BM, Sartorius CA, Richer JK. Progestin suppression of miR-29 potentiates dedifferentiation of breast cancer cells via KLF4. Oncogene. 2013 May 16; 32(20):2555-64. PMID: 22751119; PMCID: PMC4236860.
    12. Cittelly DM, Das PM, Spoelstra NS, Edgerton SM, Richer JK, Thor AD, Jones FE. Downregulation of miR-342 is associated with tamoxifen resistant breast tumors. Mol Cancer. 2010 Dec 20; 9:317. PMID: 21172025; PMCID: PMC3024251.
    13. Cochrane DR, Cittelly DM, Howe EN, Spoelstra NS, McKinsey EL, LaPara K, Elias A, Yee D, Richer JK. MicroRNAs link estrogen receptor alpha status and Dicer levels in breast cancer. Horm Cancer. 2010 Dec; 1(6):306-19. PMID: 21761362; PMCID: PMC4561556.
    14. Cochrane DR, Cittelly DM, Richer JK. Steroid receptors and microRNAs: relationships revealed. Steroids. 2011 Jan; 76(1-2):1-10. PMID: 21093468.
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    15. Cittelly DM, Das PM, Salvo VA, Fonseca JP, Burow ME, Jones FE. Oncogenic HER2{Delta}16 suppresses miR-15a/16 and deregulates BCL-2 to promote endocrine resistance of breast tumors. Carcinogenesis. 2010 Dec; 31(12):2049-57. PMID: 20876285; PMCID: PMC2994280.
    16. Cittelly DM, Richer JK, Sartorius CA. Ovarian steroid hormones: what's hot in the stem cell pool? Breast Cancer Res. 2010; 12(4):309. PMID: 20825628; PMCID: PMC2949657.
    17. Cittelly DM, Nesic-Taylor O, Perez-Polo JR. Phosphorylation of Bcl-xL after spinal cord injury. J Neurosci Res. 2007 Jul; 85(9):1894-911. PMID: 17551978.
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    18. Cittelly DM, Nesic O, Johnson K, Hulsebosch C, Perez-Polo JR. Detrimental effects of antiapoptotic treatments in spinal cord injury. Exp Neurol. 2008 Apr; 210(2):295-307. PMID: 18302959; PMCID: PMC3128999.
    19. Quiroga AJ, Cittelly DM, Bravo MM. [BabA2, oipA and cagE Helicobacter pylori genotypes in Colombian patients with gastroduodenal diseases]. Biomedica. 2005 Sep; 25(3):325-34. PMID: 16276680.
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    20. Nesic-Taylor O, Cittelly D, Ye Z, Xu GY, Unabia G, Lee JC, Svrakic NM, Liu XH, Youle RJ, Wood TG, McAdoo D, Westlund KN, Hulsebosch CE, Perez-Polo JR. Exogenous Bcl-xL fusion protein spares neurons after spinal cord injury. J Neurosci Res. 2005 Mar 01; 79(5):628-37. PMID: 15668909.
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    21. Hsu PI, Hwang IR, Cittelly D, Lai KH, El-Zimaity HM, Gutierrez O, Kim JG, Osato MS, Graham DY, Yamaoka Y. Clinical presentation in relation to diversity within the Helicobacter pylori cag pathogenicity island. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Sep; 97(9):2231-8. PMID: 12358238.
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    22. Cittelly DM, Huertas MG, Martínez JD, Oliveros R, Posso H, Bravo MM, Orozco O. [Helicobacter pylori genotypes in non atrophic gastritis are different of the found in peptic ulcer, premalignant lesions and gastric cancer in Colombia]. Rev Med Chil. 2002 Feb; 130(2):143-51. PMID: 11974526.
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