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Shahab Asgharzadeh, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology
Pediatrics
CHL Mail Stop 54 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 8643

Publications

Borriello L, Seeger RC, Asgharzadeh S, DeClerck YA. More than the genes, the tumor microenvironment in neuroblastoma. Cancer Lett. 2016 Sep 28; 380(1):304-14. View in: PubMed

Zhang S, Wei JS, Li SQ, Badgett TC, Song YK, Agarwal S, Coarfa C, Tolman C, Hurd L, Liao H, He J, Wen X, Liu Z, Thiele CJ, Westermann F, Asgharzadeh S, Seeger RC, Maris JM, Guidry Auvil JM, Smith MA, Kolaczyk ED, Shohet J, Khan J. MYCN controls an alternative RNA splicing program in high-risk metastatic neuroblastoma. Cancer Lett. 2016 Feb 28; 371(2):214-24. View in: PubMed

Blüml S, Margol AS, Sposto R, Kennedy RJ, Robison NJ, Vali M, Hung LT, Muthugounder S, Finlay JL, Erdreich-Epstein A, Gilles FH, Judkins AR, Krieger MD, Dhall G, Nelson MD, Asgharzadeh S. Molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma identification using noninvasive magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Jan; 18(1):126-31. View in: PubMed

Shackleford GM, Shi XH, Swanson KS, Mahdi MY, Gonzalez-Gomez I, Asgharzadeh S, D'Apuzzo M, Erdreich-Epstein A, Moats RA. BarTeL, a Genetically Versatile, Bioluminescent and Granule Neuron Precursor-Targeted Mouse Model for Medulloblastoma. PLoS One. 2016; 11(6):e0156907. View in: PubMed

Schnepp RW, Khurana P, Attiyeh EF, Raman P, Chodosh SE, Oldridge DA, Gagliardi ME, Conkrite KL, Asgharzadeh S, Seeger RC, Madison BB, Rustgi AK, Maris JM, Diskin SJ. A LIN28B-RAN-AURKA Signaling Network Promotes Neuroblastoma Tumorigenesis. Cancer Cell. 2015 Nov 9; 28(5):599-609. View in: PubMed

Eleveld TF, Oldridge DA, Bernard V, Koster J, Daage LC, Diskin SJ, Schild L, Bentahar NB, Bellini A, Chicard M, Lapouble E, Combaret V, Legoix-Né P, Michon J, Pugh TJ, Hart LS, Rader J, Attiyeh EF, Wei JS, Zhang S, Naranjo A, Gastier-Foster JM, Hogarty MD, Asgharzadeh S, Smith MA, Guidry Auvil JM, Watkins TB, Zwijnenburg DA, Ebus ME, van Sluis P, Hakkert A, van Wezel E, van der Schoot CE, Westerhout EM, Schulte JH, Tytgat GA, Dolman ME, Janoueix-Lerosey I, Gerhard DS, Caron HN, Delattre O, Khan J, Versteeg R, Schleiermacher G, Molenaar JJ, Maris JM. Relapsed neuroblastomas show frequent RAS-MAPK pathway mutations. Nat Genet. 2015 Aug; 47(8):864-71. View in: PubMed

Russell MR, Penikis A, Oldridge DA, Alvarez-Dominguez JR, McDaniel L, Diamond M, Padovan O, Raman P, Li Y, Wei JS, Zhang S, Gnanchandran J, Seeger R, Asgharzadeh S, Khan J, Diskin SJ, Maris JM, Cole KA. CASC15-S Is a Tumor Suppressor lncRNA at the 6p22 Neuroblastoma Susceptibility Locus. Cancer Res. 2015 Aug 1; 75(15):3155-66. View in: PubMed

Challagundla KB, Wise PM, Neviani P, Chava H, Murtadha M, Xu T, Kennedy R, Ivan C, Zhang X, Vannini I, Fanini F, Amadori D, Calin GA, Hadjidaniel M, Shimada H, Jong A, Seeger RC, Asgharzadeh S, Goldkorn A, Fabbri M. Exosome-Mediated Transfer of microRNAs Within the Tumor Microenvironment and Neuroblastoma Resistance to Chemotherapy. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Jul; 107(7). View in: PubMed

Sheard MA, Ghent MV, Cabral DJ, Lee JC, Khankaldyyan V, Ji L, Wu SQ, Kang MH, Sposto R, Asgharzadeh S, Reynolds CP. Preservation of high glycolytic phenotype by establishing new acute lymphoblastic leukemia cell lines at physiologic oxygen concentration. Exp Cell Res. 2015 May 15; 334(1):78-89. View in: PubMed

Oberthuer A, Juraeva D, Hero B, Volland R, Sterz C, Schmidt R, Faldum A, Kahlert Y, Engesser A, Asgharzadeh S, Seeger R, Ohira M, Nakagawara A, Scaruffi P, Tonini GP, Janoueix-Lerosey I, Delattre O, Schleiermacher G, Vandesompele J, Speleman F, Noguera R, Piqueras M, Bénard J, Valent A, Avigad S, Yaniv I, Grundy RG, Ortmann M, Shao C, Schwab M, Eils R, Simon T, Theissen J, Berthold F, Westermann F, Brors B, Fischer M. Revised risk estimation and treatment stratification of low- and intermediate-risk neuroblastoma patients by integrating clinical and molecular prognostic markers. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Apr 15; 21(8):1904-15. View in: PubMed

Margol AS, Robison NJ, Gnanachandran J, Hung LT, Kennedy RJ, Vali M, Dhall G, Finlay JL, Erdreich-Epstein A, Krieger MD, Drissi R, Fouladi M, Gilles FH, Judkins AR, Sposto R, Asgharzadeh S. Tumor-Associated Macrophages in SHH Subgroup of Medulloblastomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 15; 21(6):1457-65. View in: PubMed

Xu J, Margol A, Asgharzadeh S, Erdreich-Epstein A. Pediatric brain tumor cell lines. J Cell Biochem. 2015 Feb; 116(2):218-24. View in: PubMed

Xu J, Margol AS, Shukla A, Ren X, Finlay JL, Krieger MD, Gilles FH, Couch FJ, Aziz M, Fung ET, Asgharzadeh S, Barrett MT, Erdreich-Epstein A. Disseminated Medulloblastoma in a Child with Germline BRCA2 6174delT Mutation and without Fanconi Anemia. Front Oncol. 2015; 5:191. View in: PubMed

Zhang W, Yu Y, Hertwig F, Thierry-Mieg J, Zhang W, Thierry-Mieg D, Wang J, Furlanello C, Devanarayan V, Cheng J, Deng Y, Hero B, Hong H, Jia M, Li L, Lin SM, Nikolsky Y, Oberthuer A, Qing T, Su Z, Volland R, Wang C, Wang MD, Ai J, Albanese D, Asgharzadeh S, Avigad S, Bao W, Bessarabova M, Brilliant MH, Brors B, Chierici M, Chu TM, Zhang J, Grundy RG, He MM, Hebbring S, Kaufman HL, Lababidi S, Lancashire LJ, Li Y, Lu XX, Luo H, Ma X, Ning B, Noguera R, Peifer M, Phan JH, Roels F, Rosswog C, Shao S, Shen J, Theissen J, Tonini GP, Vandesompele J, Wu PY, Xiao W, Xu J, Xu W, Xuan J, Yang Y, Ye Z, Dong Z, Zhang KK, Yin Y, Zhao C, Zheng Y, Wolfinger RD, Shi T, Malkas LH, Berthold F, Wang J, Tong W, Shi L, Peng Z, Fischer M. Comparison of RNA-seq and microarray-based models for clinical endpoint prediction. Genome Biol. 2015; 16:133. View in: PubMed

Solari V, Borriello L, Turcatel G, Shimada H, Sposto R, Fernandez GE, Asgharzadeh S, Yates EA, Turnbull JE, DeClerck YA. MYCN-Dependent Expression of Sulfatase-2 Regulates Neuroblastoma Cell Survival. Cancer Res. 2014 Nov 1; 74(21):5999-6009. View in: PubMed

Erdreich-Epstein A, Robison N, Ren X, Zhou H, Xu J, Davidson TB, Schur M, Gilles FH, Ji L, Malvar J, Shackleford GM, Margol AS, Krieger MD, Judkins AR, Jones DT, Pfister SM, Kool M, Sposto R, Asgharazadeh S. PID1 (NYGGF4), a New Growth-Inhibitory Gene in Embryonal Brain Tumors and Gliomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Feb 15; 20(4):827-36. View in: PubMed

Lee S, Rahnenführer J, Lang M, De Preter K, Mestdagh P, Koster J, Versteeg R, Stallings RL, Varesio L, Asgharzadeh S, Schulte JH, Fielitz K, Schwermer M, Morik K, Schramm A. Robust selection of cancer survival signatures from high-throughput genomic data using two-fold subsampling. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e108818. View in: PubMed

McKean-Cowdin R, Razavi P, Barrington-Trimis J, Baldwin RT, Asgharzadeh S, Cockburn M, Tihan T, Preston-Martin S. Trends in childhood brain tumor incidence, 1973-2009. J Neurooncol. 2013 Nov; 115(2):153-60. View in: PubMed

Liu D, Song L, Brawley VS, Robison N, Wei J, Gao X, Tian G, Margol A, Ahmed N, Asgharzadeh S, Metelitsa LS. Medulloblastoma expresses CD1d and can be targeted for immunotherapy with NKT cells. Clin Immunol. 2013 Oct; 149(1):55-64. View in: PubMed

Xu Y, Sun J, Sheard MA, Tran HC, Wan Z, Liu WY, Asgharzadeh S, Sposto R, Wu HW, Seeger RC. Lenalidomide overcomes suppression of human natural killer cell anti-tumor functions by neuroblastoma microenvironment-associated IL-6 and TGFß1. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2013 Oct; 62(10):1637-48. View in: PubMed

Sheard MA, Asgharzadeh S, Liu Y, Lin TY, Wu HW, Ji L, Groshen S, Lee DA, Seeger RC. Membrane-bound TRAIL supplements natural killer cell cytotoxicity against neuroblastoma cells. J Immunother. 2013 Jun; 36(5):319-29. View in: PubMed

Pugh TJ, Morozova O, Attiyeh EF, Asgharzadeh S, Wei JS, Auclair D, Carter SL, Cibulskis K, Hanna M, Kiezun A, Kim J, Lawrence MS, Lichenstein L, McKenna A, Pedamallu CS, Ramos AH, Shefler E, Sivachenko A, Sougnez C, Stewart C, Ally A, Birol I, Chiu R, Corbett RD, Hirst M, Jackman SD, Kamoh B, Khodabakshi AH, Krzywinski M, Lo A, Moore RA, Mungall KL, Qian J, Tam A, Thiessen N, Zhao Y, Cole KA, Diamond M, Diskin SJ, Mosse YP, Wood AC, Ji L, Sposto R, Badgett T, London WB, Moyer Y, Gastier-Foster JM, Smith MA, Auvil JM, Gerhard DS, Hogarty MD, Jones SJ, Lander ES, Gabriel SB, Getz G, Seeger RC, Khan J, Marra MA, Meyerson M, Maris JM. The genetic landscape of high-risk neuroblastoma. Nat Genet. 2013 Mar; 45(3):279-84. View in: PubMed

Asgharzadeh S, Salo JA, Ji L, Oberthuer A, Fischer M, Berthold F, Hadjidaniel M, Liu CW, Metelitsa LS, Pique-Regi R, Wakamatsu P, Villablanca JG, Kreissman SG, Matthay KK, Shimada H, London WB, Sposto R, Seeger RC. Clinical significance of tumor-associated inflammatory cells in metastatic neuroblastoma. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Oct 1; 30(28):3525-32. View in: PubMed

Liu D, Song L, Wei J, Courtney AN, Gao X, Marinova E, Guo L, Heczey A, Asgharzadeh S, Kim E, Dotti G, Metelitsa LS. IL-15 protects NKT cells from inhibition by tumor-associated macrophages and enhances antimetastatic activity. J Clin Invest. 2012 Jun 1; 122(6):2221-33. View in: PubMed

Bosse KR, Diskin SJ, Cole KA, Wood AC, Schnepp RW, Norris G, Nguyen le B, Jagannathan J, Laquaglia M, Winter C, Diamond M, Hou C, Attiyeh EF, Mosse YP, Pineros V, Dizin E, Zhang Y, Asgharzadeh S, Seeger RC, Capasso M, Pawel BR, Devoto M, Hakonarson H, Rappaport EF, Irminger-Finger I, Maris JM. Common variation at BARD1 results in the expression of an oncogenic isoform that influences neuroblastoma susceptibility and oncogenicity. Cancer Res. 2012 Apr 15; 72(8):2068-78. View in: PubMed

Parekh C, Sahaghian A, Kim W, Scholes J, Ge S, Zhu Y, Asgharzadeh S, Hollis R, Kohn D, Ji L, Malvar J, Wang X, Crooks G. Novel pathways to erythropoiesis induced by dimerization of intracellular C-mpl in human hematopoietic progenitors. Stem Cells. 2012 Apr; 30(4):697-708. View in: PubMed

Wu CC, D'Argenio D, Asgharzadeh S, Triche T. TARGETgene: A Tool for Identification of Potential Therapeutic Targets in Cancer. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e43305. View in: PubMed

Grupp SA, Asgharzadeh S, Yanik GA. Neuroblastoma: issues in transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Jan; 18(1 Suppl):S92-S100. View in: PubMed

Pronold M, Vali M, Pique-Regi R, Asgharzadeh S. Copy number variation signature to predict human ancestry. BMC Bioinformatics. 2012; 13:336. View in: PubMed

Warden M, Pique-Regi R, Ortega A, Asgharzadeh S. Bioinformatics for copy number variation data. Methods Mol Biol. 2011; 719:235-49. View in: PubMed

Hölzel M, Huang S, Koster J, Ora I, Lakeman A, Caron H, Nijkamp W, Xie J, Callens T, Asgharzadeh S, Seeger RC, Messiaen L, Versteeg R, Bernards R. NF1 is a tumor suppressor in neuroblastoma that determines retinoic acid response and disease outcome. Cell. 2010 Jul 23; 142(2):218-29. View in: PubMed

Oberthuer A, Hero B, Berthold F, Juraeva D, Faldum A, Kahlert Y, Asgharzadeh S, Seeger R, Scaruffi P, Tonini GP, Janoueix-Lerosey I, Delattre O, Schleiermacher G, Vandesompele J, Vermeulen J, Speleman F, Noguera R, Piqueras M, Bénard J, Valent A, Avigad S, Yaniv I, Weber A, Christiansen H, Grundy RG, Schardt K, Schwab M, Eils R, Warnat P, Kaderali L, Simon T, Decarolis B, Theissen J, Westermann F, Brors B, Fischer M. Prognostic impact of gene expression-based classification for neuroblastoma. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jul 20; 28(21):3506-15. View in: PubMed

Wu CC, Asgharzadeh S, Triche TJ, D'Argenio DZ. Prediction of human functional genetic networks from heterogeneous data using RVM-based ensemble learning. Bioinformatics. 2010 Mar 15; 26(6):807-13. View in: PubMed

Capasso M, Devoto M, Hou C, Asgharzadeh S, Glessner JT, Attiyeh EF, Mosse YP, Kim C, Diskin SJ, Cole KA, Bosse K, Diamond M, Laudenslager M, Winter C, Bradfield JP, Scott RH, Jagannathan J, Garris M, McConville C, London WB, Seeger RC, Grant SF, Li H, Rahman N, Rappaport E, Hakonarson H, Maris JM. Common variations in BARD1 influence susceptibility to high-risk neuroblastoma. Nat Genet. 2009 Jun; 41(6):718-23. View in: PubMed

Song L, Asgharzadeh S, Salo J, Engell K, Wu HW, Sposto R, Ara T, Silverman AM, DeClerck YA, Seeger RC, Metelitsa LS. Valpha24-invariant NKT cells mediate antitumor activity via killing of tumor-associated macrophages. J Clin Invest. 2009 Jun; 119(6):1524-36. View in: PubMed

Pique-Regi R, Ortega A, Asgharzadeh S. Joint estimation of copy number variation and reference intensities on multiple DNA arrays using GADA. Bioinformatics. 2009 May 15; 25(10):1223-30. View in: PubMed

Huang S, Laoukili J, Epping MT, Koster J, Hölzel M, Westerman BA, Nijkamp W, Hata A, Asgharzadeh S, Seeger RC, Versteeg R, Beijersbergen RL, Bernards R. ZNF423 is critically required for retinoic acid-induced differentiation and is a marker of neuroblastoma outcome. Cancer Cell. 2009 Apr 7; 15(4):328-40. View in: PubMed

Chen QR, Song YK, Wei JS, Bilke S, Asgharzadeh S, Seeger RC, Khan J. An integrated cross-platform prognosis study on neuroblastoma patients. Genomics. 2008 Oct; 92(4):195-203. View in: PubMed

Gardner SL, Asgharzadeh S, Green A, Horn B, McCowage G, Finlay J. Intensive induction chemotherapy followed by high dose chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue in young children newly diagnosed with central nervous system atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Aug; 51(2):235-40. View in: PubMed

Maris JM, Mosse YP, Bradfield JP, Hou C, Monni S, Scott RH, Asgharzadeh S, Attiyeh EF, Diskin SJ, Laudenslager M, Winter C, Cole KA, Glessner JT, Kim C, Frackelton EC, Casalunovo T, Eckert AW, Capasso M, Rappaport EF, McConville C, London WB, Seeger RC, Rahman N, Devoto M, Grant SF, Li H, Hakonarson H. Chromosome 6p22 locus associated with clinically aggressive neuroblastoma. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 12; 358(24):2585-93. View in: PubMed

Pique-Regi R, Monso-Varona J, Ortega A, Seeger RC, Triche TJ, Asgharzadeh S. Sparse representation and Bayesian detection of genome copy number alterations from microarray data. Bioinformatics. 2008 Feb 1; 24(3):309-18. View in: PubMed

Fangusaro J, Finlay J, Sposto R, Ji L, Saly M, Zacharoulis S, Asgharzadeh S, Abromowitch M, Olshefski R, Halpern S, Dubowy R, Comito M, Diez B, Kellie S, Hukin J, Rosenblum M, Dunkel I, Miller DC, Allen J, Gardner S. Intensive chemotherapy followed by consolidative myeloablative chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic cell rescue (AuHCR) in young children with newly diagnosed supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors (sPNETs): report of the Head Start I and II experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Feb; 50(2):312-8. View in: PubMed

Zacharoulis S, Levy A, Chi SN, Gardner S, Rosenblum M, Miller DC, Dunkel I, Diez B, Sposto R, Ji L, Asgharzadeh S, Hukin J, Belasco J, Dubowy R, Kellie S, Termuhlen A, Finlay J. Outcome for young children newly diagnosed with ependymoma, treated with intensive induction chemotherapy followed by myeloablative chemotherapy and autologous stem cell rescue. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2007 Jul; 49(1):34-40. View in: PubMed

Asgharzadeh S, Pique-Regi R, Sposto R, Wang H, Yang Y, Shimada H, Matthay K, Buckley J, Ortega A, Seeger RC. Prognostic significance of gene expression profiles of metastatic neuroblastomas lacking MYCN gene amplification. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006 Sep 6; 98(17):1193-203. View in: PubMed

Metelitsa LS, Wu HW, Wang H, Yang Y, Warsi Z, Asgharzadeh S, Groshen S, Wilson SB, Seeger RC. Natural killer T cells infiltrate neuroblastomas expressing the chemokine CCL2. J Exp Med. 2004 May 3; 199(9):1213-21. View in: PubMed

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