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Rizwan Masood, PhD
Research Adjunct Assistant Professor (E)
Otolaryngology
CHP 204M 1540 Alcazar Street Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 7315

Publications

Overexpression of EphB4, EphrinB2, and epidermal growth factor receptor in papillary thyroid carcinoma: A pilot study. Head Neck. 2015 Jul; 37(7):964-9. View in: PubMed

Relationship of eosinophils and plasma cells to biofilm in chronic rhinosinusitis. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2013 Jul-Aug; 27(4):e85-90. View in: PubMed

A novel orthotopic mouse model of head and neck cancer and lymph node metastasis. Oncogenesis. 2013; 2:e68. View in: PubMed

a-Catulin Marks the Invasion Front of Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Is Important for Tumor Cell Metastasis. Mol Cancer Res. 2012 Jul; 10(7):892-903. View in: PubMed

Gold nanorod-sphingosine kinase siRNA nanocomplexes: a novel therapeutic tool for potent radiosensitization of head and neck cancer. Integr Biol (Camb). 2012 Feb 1; 4(2):132-41. View in: PubMed

USC-HN2, a new model cell line for recurrent oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma with immunosuppressive characteristics. Oral Oncol. 2011 Sep; 47(9):810-7. View in: PubMed

The role of salivary cytokine biomarkers in tongue cancer invasion and mortality. Oral Oncol. 2011 Apr; 47(4):282-7. View in: PubMed

Increased radiation sensitivity of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma with sphingosine kinase 1 inhibition. Head Neck. 2011 Feb; 33(2):178-88. View in: PubMed

Biofilm and persistent inflammation in endoscopic sinus surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Nov; 143(5):697-8. View in: PubMed

Biofilm detection with hematoxylin-eosin staining. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 May; 136(5):453-6. View in: PubMed

Establishment and characterization of a novel head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cell line USC-HN1. Head Neck Oncol. 2010; 2:5. View in: PubMed

The significance of EphB4 and EphrinB2 expression and survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Sep; 134(9):985-91. View in: PubMed

Interleukin-2, interleukin-12, and interferon-gamma levels and risk of young adult Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood. 2008 Apr 1; 111(7):3377-82. View in: PubMed

The receptor tyrosine kinase EphB4 is overexpressed in ovarian cancer, provides survival signals and predicts poor outcome. Br J Cancer. 2007 Apr 10; 96(7):1083-91. View in: PubMed

The association between elevated EphB4 expression, smoking status, and advanced-stage disease in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Oct; 132(10):1053-9. View in: PubMed

EphB4 provides survival advantage to squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Int J Cancer. 2006 Sep 15; 119(6):1236-48. View in: PubMed

Phase I study of antisense oligonucleotide against vascular endothelial growth factor: decrease in plasma vascular endothelial growth factor with potential clinical efficacy. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Apr 10; 24(11):1712-9. View in: PubMed

Expression and significance of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 in bladder cancer. J Urol. 2006 Apr; 175(4):1245-52. View in: PubMed

Up-regulation of EphB4 in mesothelioma and its biological significance. Clin Cancer Res. 2005 Jun 15; 11(12):4305-15. View in: PubMed

EphB4 expression and biological significance in prostate cancer. Cancer Res. 2005 Jun 1; 65(11):4623-32. View in: PubMed

Ephrin B2 expression in Kaposi sarcoma is induced by human herpesvirus type 8: phenotype switch from venous to arterial endothelium. Blood. 2005 Feb 1; 105(3):1310-8. View in: PubMed

VEGF antisense therapy inhibits tumor growth and improves survival in experimental pancreatic cancer. Surgery. 2005 Feb; 137(2):192-9. View in: PubMed

Th1 and Th2 cytokines and IgE levels in identical twins with varying levels of cigarette consumption. J Clin Immunol. 2004 Nov; 24(6):617-22. View in: PubMed

IL-6 levels and genotype are associated with risk of young adult Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood. 2004 Apr 15; 103(8):3216-21. View in: PubMed

Expression of EphB4 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2003 Nov; 82(11):866, 869-70, 887. View in: PubMed

Natural killer cell cytolytic activity is necessary for in vivo antitumor activity of the dipeptide L-glutamyl-L-tryptophan. Int J Cancer. 2003 Sep 10; 106(4):528-33. View in: PubMed

Malignant mesothelioma growth inhibition by agents that target the VEGF and VEGF-C autocrine loops. Int J Cancer. 2003 May 1; 104(5):603-10. View in: PubMed

Specific targeting of tumor vasculature by diphtheria toxin-vascular endothelial growth factor fusion protein reduces angiogenesis and growth of pancreatic cancer. J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 Mar-Apr; 6(2):159-66; discussion 166. View in: PubMed

Human herpesvirus-8-transformed endothelial cells have functionally activated vascular endothelial growth factor/vascular endothelial growth factor receptor. Am J Pathol. 2002 Jan; 160(1):23-9. View in: PubMed

Retroviral vectors bearing IgG-binding motifs for antibody-mediated targeting of vascular endothelial growth factor receptors. Int J Mol Med. 2001 Oct; 8(4):335-43. View in: PubMed

Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is an autocrine growth factor for VEGF receptor-positive human tumors. Blood. 2001 Sep 15; 98(6):1904-13. View in: PubMed

Interleukin 8 is an autocrine growth factor and a surrogate marker for Kaposi's sarcoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2001 Sep; 7(9):2693-702. View in: PubMed

Kaposi sarcoma is a therapeutic target for vitamin D(3) receptor agonist. Blood. 2000 Nov 1; 96(9):3188-94. View in: PubMed

Selective killing of RPE with a vascular endothelial growth factor chimeric toxin. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2000 Jul; 41(8):2389-93. View in: PubMed

Paclitaxel Induces Apoptosis in AIDS-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma Cells. Sarcoma. 2000; 4(1-2):37-45. View in: PubMed

Seroprevalence of human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) in countries of Southeast Asia compared to the USA, the Caribbean and Africa. Br J Cancer. 1999 Nov; 81(5):893-7. View in: PubMed

Antineoplastic urinary protein inhibits Kaposi's sarcoma and angiogenesis in vitro and in vivo. Blood. 1999 Feb 1; 93(3):1038-44. View in: PubMed

Vascular endothelial growth factor chimeric toxin is highly active against endothelial cells. Cancer Res. 1999 Jan 1; 59(1):183-8. View in: PubMed

Emerging treatments for epidemic (AIDS-related) Kaposi's sarcoma. Curr Opin Oncol. 1998 Sep; 10(5):413-21. View in: PubMed

Detection and titration of human herpesvirus-8-specific antibodies in sera from blood donors, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients, and Kaposi's sarcoma patients using a whole virus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Blood. 1998 Jul 1; 92(1):53-8. View in: PubMed

Seroprevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpes virus antibody in young adult Hodgkin's disease. Blood. 1998 Jan 15; 91(2):724. View in: PubMed

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection and multiple myeloma. Science. 1997 Dec 12; 278(5345):1970-1; author reply 1972-3. View in: PubMed

Treatment of epidemic (AIDS-related) Kaposi's sarcoma. Curr Opin Oncol. 1997 Sep; 9(5):433-9. View in: PubMed

Retinoid antagonism of NF-IL6: insight into the mechanism of antiproliferative effects of retinoids in Kaposi's sarcoma. Mol Cell Biol. 1997 Jul; 17(7):4159-68. View in: PubMed

Glucocorticoids induce Kaposi's sarcoma cell proliferation through the regulation of transforming growth factor-beta. Blood. 1997 Mar 1; 89(5):1491-500. View in: PubMed

Vascular endothelial growth factor/vascular permeability factor is an autocrine growth factor for AIDS-Kaposi sarcoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Feb 4; 94(3):979-84. View in: PubMed

Expression and cytokine regulation of glucocorticoid receptors in Kaposi's sarcoma. Am J Pathol. 1996 Jun; 148(6):1999-2008. View in: PubMed

Interleukin-10 is an autocrine growth factor for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related B-cell lymphoma. Blood. 1995 Jun 15; 85(12):3423-30. View in: PubMed

Effects of interleukin-1 and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist in AIDS-Kaposi's sarcoma. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol. 1995 Apr 15; 8(5):455-60. View in: PubMed

Inhibition of AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma cell growth by DAB389-interleukin 6. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 1994 Aug; 10(8):969-75. View in: PubMed

IL-10 inhibits HIV-1 replication and is induced by tat. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1994 Jul 15; 202(1):374-83. View in: PubMed

Oncostatin-M is an autocrine growth factor in Kaposi's sarcoma. Am J Pathol. 1994 Jul; 145(1):74-9. View in: PubMed

AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma pathogenesis, clinical features, and treatment. Curr Opin Oncol. 1993 Sep; 5(5):831-4. View in: PubMed

Potentiation of cytotoxicity of Kaposi's sarcoma related to immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) by liposome-encapsulated doxorubicin. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 1993 Aug; 9(8):741-6. View in: PubMed

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