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Daniel J. Weisenberger, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine
NRT 511D 1450 Biggy Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 7786


DNA methylation aberrancies as a guide for surveillance and treatment of human cancers. Epigenetics. 2017 Mar 30; 0. View in: PubMed

A Clinically Distinct and 'Atypical' Subgroup of Head and Neck Cancers Positive for a CpG Island Methylator Phenotype. EBioMedicine. 2017 Mar 06. View in: PubMed

Combination epigenetic therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) with subcutaneous 5-azacitidine and entinostat; a phase 2 consortium/stand Up 2 cancer study. Oncotarget. 2017 Feb 05. View in: PubMed

Improving needle biopsy accuracy in small renal mass using tumor-specific DNA methylation markers. Oncotarget. 2017 Jan 17; 8(3):5439-5448. View in: PubMed

Identifying aggressive prostate cancer foci using a DNA methylation classifier. Genome Biol. 2017 Jan 12; 18(1):3. View in: PubMed

Comprehensive characterization of DNA methylation changes in Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy. PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0175112. View in: PubMed

Combination Epigenetic Therapy in Advanced Breast Cancer with 5-Azacitidine and Entinostat: A Phase II National Cancer Institute/Stand Up to Cancer Study. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Dec 15. View in: PubMed

Genetic and Epigenetic Alterations in Bladder Cancer. Int Neurourol J. 2016 Nov; 20(Suppl 2):S84-94. View in: PubMed

Insights into the Pathogenesis of Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma through Genome-wide DNA Methylation Profiling. Cell Rep. 2016 Oct 4; 17(2):596-608. View in: PubMed

Identification of DNA Methylation-Independent Epigenetic Events Underlying Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma. Cancer Res. 2016 Apr 1; 76(7):1954-64. View in: PubMed

Effects of folylpolyglutamate synthase modulation on global and gene-specific DNA methylation and gene expression in human colon and breast cancer cells. J Nutr Biochem. 2016 Mar; 29:27-35. View in: PubMed

Comprehensive Molecular Characterization of Papillary Renal-Cell Carcinoma. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jan 14; 374(2):135-45. View in: PubMed

Promoter Methylation Analysis Reveals That KCNA5 Ion Channel Silencing Supports Ewing Sarcoma Cell Proliferation. Mol Cancer Res. 2016 Jan; 14(1):26-34. View in: PubMed

Clinicopathologic Risk Factor Distributions for MLH1 Promoter Region Methylation in CIMP-Positive Tumors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Jan; 25(1):68-75. View in: PubMed

Tumor Budding in Colorectal Carcinoma: Confirmation of Prognostic Significance and Histologic Cutoff in a Population-based Cohort. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Oct; 39(10):1340-6. View in: PubMed

Comprehensive, Integrative Genomic Analysis of Diffuse Lower-Grade Gliomas. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 25; 372(26):2481-98. View in: PubMed

Association of the colorectal CpG island methylator phenotype with molecular features, risk factors, and family history. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Mar; 24(3):512-9. View in: PubMed

Association between molecular subtypes of colorectal cancer and patient survival. Gastroenterology. 2015 Jan; 148(1):77-87. e2. View in: PubMed

Characterizing DNA methylation alterations from The Cancer Genome Atlas. J Clin Invest. 2014 Jan 2; 124(1):17-23. View in: PubMed

A pilot genome-scale profiling of DNA methylation in sporadic pituitary macroadenomas: association with tumor invasion and histopathological subtype. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e96178. View in: PubMed

Genomic and transcriptome analysis revealing an oncogenic functional module in meningiomas. Neurosurg Focus. 2013 Dec; 35(6):E3. View in: PubMed

Alterations of immune response of non-small cell lung cancer with Azacytidine. Oncotarget. 2013 Nov; 4(11):2067-79. View in: PubMed

The somatic genomic landscape of glioblastoma. Cell. 2013 Oct 10; 155(2):462-77. View in: PubMed

Associations between colorectal cancer molecular markers and pathways with clinicopathologic features in older women. Gastroenterology. 2013 Aug; 145(2):348-56. e1-2. View in: PubMed

Alterations in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) methylation patterns of Calca, Timp3, Mmp2, and Igf2r are associated with chronic cystitis in a cyclophosphamide-induced mouse model. Urology. 2013 Jul; 82(1):253. e9-15. View in: PubMed

Integrated analysis of genome-wide copy number alterations and gene expression in microsatellite stable, CpG island methylator phenotype-negative colon cancer. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2013 May; 52(5):450-66. View in: PubMed

Low-level processing of Illumina Infinium DNA Methylation BeadArrays. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Apr; 41(7):e90. View in: PubMed

3-D DNA methylation phenotypes correlate with cytotoxicity levels in prostate and liver cancer cell models. BMC Pharmacol Toxicol. 2013; 14:11. View in: PubMed

DNA methylation in the malignant transformation of meningiomas. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e54114. View in: PubMed

Associations Between Intake of Folate and Related Micronutrients with Molecularly Defined Colorectal Cancer Risks in the Iowa Women's Health Study. Nutr Cancer. 2012 Oct; 64(7):899-910. View in: PubMed

Postmenopausal hormone therapy and colorectal cancer risk by molecularly defined subtypes among older women. Gut. 2012 Sep; 61(9):1299-305. View in: PubMed

Genome-scale analysis of aberrant DNA methylation in colorectal cancer. Genome Res. 2012 Feb; 22(2):271-82. View in: PubMed

Cancer Risks for the Relatives of Colorectal Cancer Cases with a Methylated MLH1 Promoter Region: Data from the Colorectal Cancer Family Registry. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2012 Feb; 5(2):328-35. View in: PubMed

cis-Expression QTL Analysis of Established Colorectal Cancer Risk Variants in Colon Tumors and Adjacent Normal Tissue. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e30477. View in: PubMed

Genome-scale discovery of DNA-methylation biomarkers for blood-based detection of colorectal cancer. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e50266. View in: PubMed

Alcohol intake and colorectal cancer risk by molecularly defined subtypes in a prospective study of older women. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2011 Dec; 4(12):2035-43. View in: PubMed

Modeling measurement error in tumor characterization studies. BMC Bioinformatics. 2011; 12:284. View in: PubMed

Epigenetic subgroups of esophageal and gastric adenocarcinoma with differential GATA5 DNA methylation associated with clinical and lifestyle factors. PLoS One. 2011; 6(10):e25985. View in: PubMed

Screening ethnically diverse human embryonic stem cells identifies a chromosome 20 minimal amplicon conferring growth advantage. Nat Biotechnol. 2011; 29(12):1132-44. View in: PubMed

Regions of focal DNA hypermethylation and long-range hypomethylation in colorectal cancer coincide with nuclear lamina-associated domains. Nat Genet. 2011; 44(1):40-6. View in: PubMed

Frequency of deletions of EPCAM (TACSTD1) in MSH2-associated Lynch syndrome cases. J Mol Diagn. 2011 Jan; 13(1):93-9. View in: PubMed

Unique DNA methylation patterns distinguish noninvasive and invasive urothelial cancers and establish an epigenetic field defect in premalignant tissue. Cancer Res. 2010 Oct 15; 70(20):8169-78. View in: PubMed

Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk by molecularly defined subtypes. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 Jul 21; 102(14):1012-22. View in: PubMed

Identification of a CpG island methylator phenotype that defines a distinct subgroup of glioma. Cancer Cell. 2010 May 18; 17(5):510-22. View in: PubMed

Age-dependent DNA methylation of genes that are suppressed in stem cells is a hallmark of cancer. Genome Res. 2010 Apr; 20(4):440-6. View in: PubMed

Epigenetic profiling of somatic tissues from human autopsy specimens identifies tissue- and individual-specific DNA methylation patterns. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Dec 15; 18(24):4808-17. View in: PubMed

The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T mutation induces cell-specific changes in genomic DNA methylation and uracil misincorporation: a possible molecular basis for the site-specific cancer risk modification. Int J Cancer. 2009 May 1; 124(9):1999-2005. View in: PubMed

Locking in on the human methylome. Nat Biotechnol. 2009 Apr; 27(4):341-2. View in: PubMed

Analysis of the association between CIMP and BRAF in colorectal cancer by DNA methylation profiling. PLoS One. 2009; 4(12):e8357. View in: PubMed

MethyLight. Methods Mol Biol. 2009; 507:325-37. View in: PubMed

The relationship of DNA methylation with age, gender and genotype in twins and healthy controls. PLoS One. 2009; 4(8):e6767. View in: PubMed

Molecular characterization of MSI-H colorectal cancer by MLHI promoter methylation, immunohistochemistry, and mismatch repair germline mutation screening. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Nov; 17(11):3208-15. View in: PubMed

DNA methylation analysis by digital bisulfite genomic sequencing and digital MethyLight. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Aug; 36(14):4689-98. View in: PubMed

DNA methylation profiles in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and their relationship to gene expression status. Leukemia. 2008 May; 22(5):1035-43. View in: PubMed

DNA methylation profiles of gastric carcinoma characterized by quantitative DNA methylation analysis. Lab Invest. 2008 Feb; 88(2):161-70. View in: PubMed

Identification of a panel of sensitive and specific DNA methylation markers for squamous cell lung cancer. Mol Cancer. 2008; 7:62. View in: PubMed

Epigenetic stem cell signature in cancer. Nat Genet. 2007 Feb; 39(2):157-8. View in: PubMed

DNA methylation in the human cerebral cortex is dynamically regulated throughout the life span and involves differentiated neurons. PLoS One. 2007; 2(9):e895. View in: PubMed

CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP) of colorectal cancer is best characterised by quantitative DNA methylation analysis and prospective cohort studies. Gut. 2006 Jul; 55(7):1000-6. View in: PubMed

CpG island methylator phenotype underlies sporadic microsatellite instability and is tightly associated with BRAF mutation in colorectal cancer. Nat Genet. 2006 Jul; 38(7):787-93. View in: PubMed

Precision and performance characteristics of bisulfite conversion and real-time PCR (MethyLight) for quantitative DNA methylation analysis. J Mol Diagn. 2006 May; 8(2):209-17. View in: PubMed

Quantitative analysis of associations between DNA hypermethylation, hypomethylation, and DNMT RNA levels in ovarian tumors. Oncogene. 2006 Apr 27; 25(18):2636-45. View in: PubMed

DNA methylation profiles of female steroid hormone-driven human malignancies. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2006; 310:141-78. View in: PubMed

Prognostic relevance of methylation markers in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder carcinoma. Eur J Cancer. 2005 Nov; 41(17):2769-78. View in: PubMed

Gene-specific methylation and subsequent risk of colorectal adenomas among participants of the polyp prevention trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005 May; 14(5):1219-23. View in: PubMed

Analysis of repetitive element DNA methylation by MethyLight. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005; 33(21):6823-36. View in: PubMed

Footprinting of mammalian promoters: use of a CpG DNA methyltransferase revealing nucleosome positions at a single molecule level. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005; 33(20):e176. View in: PubMed

Detection of methylated apoptosis-associated genes in urine sediments of bladder cancer patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2004 Nov 15; 10(22):7457-65. View in: PubMed

Preferential response of cancer cells to zebularine. Cancer Cell. 2004 Aug; 6(2):151-8. View in: PubMed

Distinct localization of histone H3 acetylation and H3-K4 methylation to the transcription start sites in the human genome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 May 11; 101(19):7357-62. View in: PubMed

Continuous zebularine treatment effectively sustains demethylation in human bladder cancer cells. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Feb; 24(3):1270-8. View in: PubMed

Role of the DNA methyltransferase variant DNMT3b3 in DNA methylation. Mol Cancer Res. 2004 Jan; 2(1):62-72. View in: PubMed

Comparison of multitarget fluorescence in situ hybridization in urine with other noninvasive tests for detecting bladder cancer. BJU Int. 2003 Dec; 92(9):911-4. View in: PubMed

Histone H3-lysine 9 methylation is associated with aberrant gene silencing in cancer cells and is rapidly reversed by 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine. Cancer Res. 2002 Nov 15; 62(22):6456-61. View in: PubMed

Identification and characterization of alternatively spliced variants of DNA methyltransferase 3a in mammalian cells. Gene. 2002 Sep 18; 298(1):91-9. View in: PubMed

Cell division is required for de novo methylation of CpG islands in bladder cancer cells. Cancer Res. 2002 Apr 15; 62(8):2378-84. View in: PubMed

Cytosine methylation in a CpG sequence leads to enhanced reactivity with Benzo[a]pyrene diol epoxide that correlates with a conformational change. J Biol Chem. 1999 Aug 20; 274(34):23948-55. View in: PubMed

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