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Stella Tommasi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research Preventive Medicine
Preventive Medicine
NRT 1509C 1450 Biggy Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 7753

Publications

A Versatile Assay for Detection of Aberrant DNA Methylation in Bladder Cancer. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1655:29-41. View in: PubMed

An opportune and unique research to evaluate the public health impact of electronic cigarettes. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 Aug 31. View in: PubMed

Expression of epigenetic modifiers is not significantly altered by exposure to secondhand smoke. Lung Cancer. 2015 Dec; 90(3):598-603. View in: PubMed

Exposure of mice to secondhand smoke elicits both transient and long-lasting transcriptional changes in cancer-related functional networks. Int J Cancer. 2015 May 15; 136(10):2253-63. View in: PubMed

The lingering question of menthol in cigarettes. Cancer Causes Control. 2015 Feb; 26(2):165-169. View in: PubMed

RASSF6 exhibits promoter hypermethylation in metastatic melanoma and inhibits invasion in melanoma cells. Epigenetics. 2014 Nov; 9(11):1496-503. View in: PubMed

Epigenetics of human melanoma: promises and challenges. J Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Oct; 6(5):356-67. View in: PubMed

Electronic cigarettes: the road ahead. Prev Med. 2014 Sep; 66:65-7. View in: PubMed

Epigenetic targeting of the Nanog pathway and signaling networks during chemical carcinogenesis. Carcinogenesis. 2014 Aug; 35(8):1726-36. View in: PubMed

Alterations of DNA methylome in human bladder cancer. Epigenetics. 2013 Oct; 8(10):1013-22. View in: PubMed

Genotoxicity of tobacco smoke-derived aromatic amines and bladder cancer: current state of knowledge and future research directions. FASEB J. 2013 Jun; 27(6):2090-100. View in: PubMed

Mammalian cells acquire epigenetic hallmarks of human cancer during immortalization. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Jan 07; 41(1):182-95. View in: PubMed

Whole DNA methylome profiling in mice exposed to secondhand smoke. Epigenetics. 2012 Nov; 7(11):1302-14. View in: PubMed

A high-throughput next-generation sequencing-based method for detecting the mutational fingerprint of carcinogens. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Aug; 40(15):e116. View in: PubMed

New experimental data linking secondhand smoke exposure to lung cancer in nonsmokers. FASEB J. 2012 May; 26(5):1845-54. View in: PubMed

Organ specificity of the bladder carcinogen 4-aminobiphenyl in inducing DNA damage and mutation in mice. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2012 Feb; 5(2):299-308. View in: PubMed

Investigating the epigenetic effects of a prototype smoke-derived carcinogen in human cells. PLoS One. 2010 May 12; 5(5):e10594. View in: PubMed

RASSF proteins. Curr Biol. 2010 Apr 27; 20(8):R344-5. View in: PubMed

Identification of 5 novel genes methylated in breast and other epithelial cancers. Mol Cancer. 2010 Mar 05; 9:51. View in: PubMed

Tumor suppressor Ras-association domain family 1 isoform A is a novel regulator of cardiac hypertrophy. Circulation. 2009 Aug 18; 120(7):607-16. View in: PubMed

Methylation of homeobox genes is a frequent and early epigenetic event in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2009; 11(1):R14. View in: PubMed

RASSF1A is part of a complex similar to the Drosophila Hippo/Salvador/Lats tumor-suppressor network. Curr Biol. 2007 Apr 17; 17(8):700-5. View in: PubMed

Involvement of the RASSF1A tumor suppressor gene in controlling cell migration. Cancer Res. 2005 Sep 01; 65(17):7653-9. View in: PubMed

Short hairpin RNA-directed cytosine (CpG) methylation of the RASSF1A gene promoter in HeLa cells. Mol Ther. 2005 Jul; 12(1):179-83. View in: PubMed

The tumor suppressor RASSF1A and MAP-1 link death receptor signaling to Bax conformational change and cell death. Mol Cell. 2005 Jun 10; 18(6):637-50. View in: PubMed

Tumor susceptibility of Rassf1a knockout mice. Cancer Res. 2005 Jan 01; 65(1):92-8. View in: PubMed

Control of microtubule stability by the RASSF1A tumor suppressor. Oncogene. 2003 Nov 06; 22(50):8125-36. View in: PubMed

Epigenetic inactivation of RAS association domain family protein 1 (RASSF1A) in malignant cutaneous melanoma. Cancer Res. 2003 Apr 01; 63(7):1639-43. View in: PubMed

Methylation of the RASSF1A gene in human cancers. Biol Chem. 2002 Jun; 383(6):907-14. View in: PubMed

RASSF3 and NORE1: identification and cloning of two human homologues of the putative tumor suppressor gene RASSF1. Oncogene. 2002 Apr 18; 21(17):2713-20. View in: PubMed

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