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Adam Bass, MD


Medical Oncology

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Physician

  • Physician
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Centers/Programs

Contact Information

  • Appointments877-332-4294
  • Office Phone Number617-632-2477
  • Fax617-582-9830

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2005
  • Medical Oncology, 2007

Fellowship:

  • Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Medical Oncology

Residency:

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine

Medical School:

  • Duke University School of Medicine

Recent Awards:

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award 2008
  • Karin Grunebaum Faculty Fellowship Award 2011
  • Lung Cancer Research Foundation Merit Award 2011
  • American Gastroenterological Association Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer Biology 2012
  • Doris Duke Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award 2012

Research

Genomic Characterization and Pathogenesis of Gastrointestinal Cancers

Cancer is a disease of the genome. Over time, the accumulation of mutations either activating genes that promote cellular growth or inactivating those genes that suppress growth ultimately can lead to cancer. Identifying the essential genes that underlie cancer provides an entry point to understand the biology of cancer and, critically, develop new therapies. We are fortunate today to live in an era where advances in technology allow us to study cancer genomes in ways that would have seen unimaginable just a few years ago. With these great opportunities also come great challenges. We are quickly learning that cancer genomes are incredibly complicated making interpretation of cancer genome alterations and identification of the key genetic mutations in particular tumors a great challenge.

In our laboratory, we bring together expertise in modern genomics, experimental/functional biology and clinical medicine. Our overarching goal is to leverage the study the cancer genome to elucidate key biological processes and therapeutic vulnerabilities in carcinomas arising in the GI tract (stomach, esophageal and colorectal) and also squamous cell cancer of the lung (a disease highly related to esophageal squamous cell cancer). Working closely with the Broad Institute and The Cancer Genome Atlas projects, we are at the forefront of several major initiatives to interrogate the genomes of these cancers where we are working to define the spectrum of alterations and the most likely critical genes in these tumors. We then bring key genes into our functional laboratory to study their contribution to cancer in more depth. In parallel, we are developing systematic approaches to allow us to efficiently evaluate the complex myriad of alterations that exist in these tumors to help us define those which are critically important and should be prioritized for focused follow-up. Last, we are beginning to test in pre-clinical models therapeutic approaches for cancers driven by specific genetic alterations.

We will soon be in an era where genomic profiling of each patient’s tumor will be an integral factor in guiding cancer care. In sum, our laboratory is committed helping to develop a foundation that will enable clinicians and researchers to be able to interpret genome data in real clinical time to positively impact the care of our patients by identifying the genes and pathways likely to be driving each patient’s tumor so we can select targeted and effective therapies for each patient.

Liu Y, Sethi NS, Hinoue T, Schneider BG, Cherniack AD, Sanchez-Vega F, Seoane JA, Farshidfar F, Bowlby R, Islam M, Kim J, Chatila W, Akbani R, Kanchi RS, Rabkin CS, Willis JE, Wang KK, McCall SJ, Mishra L, Ojesina AI, Bullman S, Pedamallu CS, Lazar AJ, Sakai R, Thorsson V, Bass AJ, Laird PW. Comparative Molecular Analysis of Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinomas. Cancer Cell. 2018 Apr 02.
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Stachler MD, Camarda ND, Deitrick C, Kim A, Agoston AT, Odze RD, Hornick JL, Nag A, Thorner AR, Ducar M, Noffsinger A, Lash RH, Redston M, Carter SL, Davison JM, Bass AJ. Detection of Mutations in Barrett's Esophagus Before Progression to High-grade Dysplasia or Adenocarcinoma. Gastroenterology. 2018 Mar 30.
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Rusan M, Li K, Li Y, Christensen CL, Abraham BJ, Kwiatkowski N, Buczkowski KA, Bockorny B, Chen T, Li S, Rhee K, Zhang H, Chen W, Terai H, Tavares T, Leggett AL, Li T, Wang Y, Zhang T, Kim TJ, Hong SH, Poudel-Neupane N, Silkes M, Mudianto T, Tan L, Shimamura T, Meyerson M, Bass AJ, Watanabe H, Gray NS, Young RA, Wong KK, Hammerman PS. Suppression of Adaptive Responses to Targeted Cancer Therapy by Transcriptional Repression. Cancer Discov. 2018 Jan; 8(1):59-73.
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Masugi Y, Nishihara R, Hamada T, Song M, da Silva A, Kosumi K, Gu M, Shi Y, Li W, Liu L, Nevo D, Inamura K, Cao Y, Liao X, Nosho K, Chan AT, Giannakis M, Bass AJ, Hodi FS, Freeman GJ, Rodig SJ, Fuchs CS, Qian ZR, Nowak JA, Ogino S. Tumor PDCD1LG2 (PD-L2) Expression and the Lymphocytic Reaction to Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Immunol Res. 2017 Nov; 5(11):1046-1055.
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Pectasides E, Stachler MD, Derks S, Liu Y, Maron S, Islam M, Alpert L, Kwak H, Kindler H, Polite B, Sharma MR, Allen K, O'Day E, Lomnicki S, Maranto M, Kanteti R, Fitzpatrick C, Weber C, Setia N, Xiao SY, Hart J, Nagy RJ, Kim KM, Choi MG, Min BH, Nason KS, O'Keefe L, Watanabe M, Baba H, Lanman R, Agoston AT, Oh DJ, Dunford A, Thorner AR, Ducar MD, Wollison BM, Coleman HA, Ji Y, Posner MC, Roggin K, Turaga K, Chang P, Hogarth K, Siddiqui U, Gelrud A, Ha G, Freeman SS, Rhoades J, Reed S, Gydush G, Rotem D, Davison J, Imamura Y, Adalsteinsson V, Lee J, Bass AJ, Catenacci DV. Genomic Heterogeneity as a Barrier to Precision Medicine in Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma. Cancer Discov. 2018 Jan; 8(1):37-48.
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Gu M, Nishihara R, Chen Y, Li W, Shi Y, Masugi Y, Hamada T, Kosumi K, Liu L, da Silva A, Nowak JA, Twombly T, Du C, Koh H, Li W, Meyerhardt JA, Wolpin BM, Giannakis M, Aguirre AJ, Bass AJ, Drew DA, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Qian ZR, Ogino S. Aspirin exerts high anti-cancer activity in PIK3CA-mutant colon cancer cells. Oncotarget. 2017 Oct 20; 8(50):87379-87389.
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Maruvka YE, Mouw KW, Karlic R, Parasuraman P, Kamburov A, Polak P, Haradhvala NJ, Hess JM, Rheinbay E, Brody Y, Koren A, Braunstein LZ, D'Andrea A, Lawrence MS, Bass A, Bernards A, Michor F, Getz G. Analysis of somatic microsatellite indels identifies driver events in human tumors. Nat Biotechnol. 2017 Oct; 35(10):951-959.
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Schumacher SE, Shim BY, Corso G, Ryu MH, Kang YK, Roviello F, Saksena G, Peng S, Shivdasani RA, Bass AJ, Beroukhim R. Somatic copy number alterations in gastric adenocarcinomas among Asian and Western patients. PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0176045.
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Zhang H, Fillmore Brainson C, Koyama S, Redig AJ, Chen T, Li S, Gupta M, Garcia-de-Alba C, Paschini M, Herter-Sprie GS, Lu G, Zhang X, Marsh BP, Tuminello SJ, Xu C, Chen Z, Wang X, Akbay EA, Zheng M, Palakurthi S, Sholl LM, Rustgi AK, Kwiatkowski DJ, Diehl JA, Bass AJ, Sharpless NE, Dranoff G, Hammerman PS, Ji H, Bardeesy N, Saur D, Watanabe H, Kim CF, Wong KK. Lkb1 inactivation drives lung cancer lineage switching governed by Polycomb Repressive Complex 2. Nat Commun. 2017 Apr 07; 8:14922.
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Zhou J, Wu Z, Wong G, Pectasides E, Nagaraja A, Stachler M, Zhang H, Chen T, Zhang H, Liu JB, Xu X, Sicinska E, Sanchez-Vega F, Rustgi AK, Diehl JA, Wong KK, Bass AJ. CDK4/6 or MAPK blockade enhances efficacy of EGFR inhibition in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Nat Commun. 2017 Jan 06; 8:13897.
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Awad MM, Jones RE, Liu H, Lizotte PH, Ivanova EV, Kulkarni M, Herter-Sprie GS, Liao X, Santos AA, Bittinger MA, Keogh L, Koyama S, Almonte C, English JM, Barlow J, Richards WG, Barbie DA, Bass AJ, Rodig SJ, Hodi FS, Wucherpfennig KW, Jänne PA, Sholl LM, Hammerman PS, Wong KK, Bueno R. Cytotoxic T Cells in PD-L1-Positive Malignant Pleural Mesotheliomas Are Counterbalanced by Distinct Immunosuppressive Factors. Cancer Immunol Res. 2016 Dec; 4(12):1038-1048.
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Sarkar A, Huebner AJ, Sulahian R, Anselmo A, Xu X, Flattery K, Desai N, Sebastian C, Yram MA, Arnold K, Rivera M, Mostoslavsky R, Bronson R, Bass AJ, Sadreyev R, Shivdasani RA, Hochedlinger K. Sox2 Suppresses Gastric Tumorigenesis in Mice. Cell Rep. 2016 08 16; 16(7):1929-41.
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Derks S, Liao X, Chiaravalli AM, Xu X, Camargo MC, Solcia E, Sessa F, Fleitas T, Freeman GJ, Rodig SJ, Rabkin CS, Bass AJ. Abundant PD-L1 expression in Epstein-Barr Virus-infected gastric cancers. Oncotarget. 2016 May 31; 7(22):32925-32.
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Singh H, Liu Y, Xiao X, Lin L, Kim J, Van Hummelen P, Wu CL, Bass AJ, Saylor PJ. Whole exome sequencing of urachal adenocarcinoma reveals recurrent NF1 mutations. Oncotarget. 2016 May 17; 7(20):29211-5.
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Masugi Y, Nishihara R, Yang J, Mima K, da Silva A, Shi Y, Inamura K, Cao Y, Song M, Nowak JA, Liao X, Nosho K, Chan AT, Giannakis M, Bass AJ, Hodi FS, Freeman GJ, Rodig S, Fuchs CS, Qian ZR, Ogino S. Tumour CD274 (PD-L1) expression and T cells in colorectal cancer. Gut. 2017 08; 66(8):1463-1473.
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Lee J, Bass AJ, Ajani JA. Gastric Adenocarcinoma: An Update on Genomics, Immune System Modulations, and Targeted Therapy. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2016; 35:104-11.
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Sulahian R, Chen J, Arany Z, Jadhav U, Peng S, Rustgi AK, Bass AJ, Srivastava A, Hornick JL, Shivdasani RA. SOX15 governs transcription in human stratified epithelia and a subset of esophageal adenocarcinomas. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Nov 01; 1(6):598-609.e6.
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Nagaraja AK, Bass AJ. Hitting the Target in BRAF-Mutant Colorectal Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Dec 01; 33(34):3990-2.
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Mima K, Nishihara R, Nowak JA, Kim SA, Song M, Inamura K, Sukawa Y, Masuda A, Yang J, Dou R, Nosho K, Baba H, Giovannucci EL, Bowden M, Loda M, Giannakis M, Bass AJ, Dranoff G, Freeman GJ, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Qian ZR, Ogino S. MicroRNA MIR21 and T Cells in Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Immunol Res. 2016 Jan; 4(1):33-40.
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Pectasides E, Bass AJ. ERBB2 emerges as a new target for colorectal cancer. Cancer Discov. 2015 Aug; 5(8):799-801.
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Stachler MD, Taylor-Weiner A, Peng S, McKenna A, Agoston AT, Odze RD, Davison JM, Nason KS, Loda M, Leshchiner I, Stewart C, Stojanov P, Seepo S, Lawrence MS, Ferrer-Torres D, Lin J, Chang AC, Gabriel SB, Lander ES, Beer DG, Getz G, Carter SL, Bass AJ. Paired exome analysis of Barrett's esophagus and adenocarcinoma. Nat Genet. 2015 Sep; 47(9):1047-55.
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Derks S, Nason KS, Liao X, Stachler MD, Liu KX, Liu JB, Sicinska E, Goldberg MS, Freeman GJ, Rodig SJ, Davison JM, Bass AJ. Epithelial PD-L2 Expression Marks Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Cancer Immunol Res. 2015 Oct; 3(10):1123-1129.
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Ogino S, Campbell PT, Nishihara R, Phipps AI, Beck AH, Sherman ME, Chan AT, Troester MA, Bass AJ, Fitzgerald KC, Irizarry RA, Kelsey KT, Nan H, Peters U, Poole EM, Qian ZR, Tamimi RM, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Tworoger SS, Zhang X, Giovannucci EL, van den Brandt PA, Rosner BA, Wang M, Chatterjee N, Begg CB. Proceedings of the second international molecular pathological epidemiology (MPE) meeting. Cancer Causes Control. 2015 Jul; 26(7):959-72.
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Lin W, Watanabe H, Peng S, Francis JM, Kaplan N, Pedamallu CS, Ramachandran A, Agoston A, Bass AJ, Meyerson M. Dynamic epigenetic regulation by menin during pancreatic islet tumor formation. Mol Cancer Res. 2015 Apr; 13(4):689-98.
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Hong YS, Kim J, Pectasides E, Fox C, Hong SW, Ma Q, Wong GS, Peng S, Stachler MD, Thorner AR, Van Hummelen P, Bass AJ. Src mutation induces acquired lapatinib resistance in ERBB2-amplified human gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma models. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e109440.
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Zhou J, Hayakawa Y, Wang TC, Bass AJ. RhoA mutations identified in diffuse gastric cancer. Cancer Cell. 2014 Jul 14; 26(1):9-11.
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Bandla S, Peters JH, Ruff D, Chen SM, Li CY, Song K, Thoms K, Litle VR, Watson T, Chapurin N, Lada M, Pennathur A, Luketich JD, Peterson D, Dulak A, Lin L, Bass A, Beer DG, Godfrey TE, Zhou Z. Comparison of cancer-associated genetic abnormalities in columnar-lined esophagus tissues with and without goblet cells. Ann Surg. 2014 Jul; 260(1):72-80.
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Derks S, Bass AJ. Mutational signatures in Helicobacter pylori-induced gastric cancer: lessons from new sequencing technologies. Gastroenterology. 2014 Aug; 147(2):267-9.
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Wolpin BM, Bass AJ. Managing advanced colorectal cancer: have we reached the PEAK with current therapies? J Clin Oncol. 2014 Jul 20; 32(21):2200-2.
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Cho J, Bass AJ, Lawrence MS, Cibulskis K, Cho A, Lee SN, Yamauchi M, Wagle N, Pochanard P, Kim N, Park AK, Won J, Hur HS, Greulich H, Ogino S, Sougnez C, Voet D, Tabernero J, Jimenez J, Baselga J, Gabriel SB, Lander ES, Getz G, Eck MJ, Park WY, Meyerson M. Colon cancer-derived oncogenic EGFR G724S mutant identified by whole genome sequence analysis is dependent on asymmetric dimerization and sensitive to cetuximab. Mol Cancer. 2014 Jun 04; 13:141.
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Xu C, Fillmore CM, Koyama S, Wu H, Zhao Y, Chen Z, Herter-Sprie GS, Akbay EA, Tchaicha JH, Altabef A, Reibel JB, Walton Z, Ji H, Watanabe H, Jänne PA, Castrillon DH, Rustgi AK, Bass AJ, Freeman GJ, Padera RF, Dranoff G, Hammerman PS, Kim CF, Wong KK. Loss of Lkb1 and Pten leads to lung squamous cell carcinoma with elevated PD-L1 expression. Cancer Cell. 2014 May 12; 25(5):590-604.
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Dews M, Tan GS, Hultine S, Raman P, Choi J, Duperret EK, Lawler J, Bass A, Thomas-Tikhonenko A. Masking epistasis between MYC and TGF-ß pathways in antiangiogenesis-mediated colon cancer suppression. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Apr; 106(4):dju043.
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Sulahian R, Casey F, Shen J, Qian ZR, Shin H, Ogino S, Weir BA, Vazquez F, Liu XS, Hahn WC, Bass AJ, Chan V, Shivdasani RA. An integrative analysis reveals functional targets of GATA6 transcriptional regulation in gastric cancer. Oncogene. 2014 Dec 04; 33(49):5637-48.
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Beauchamp EM, Woods BA, Dulak AM, Tan L, Xu C, Gray NS, Bass AJ, Wong KK, Meyerson M, Hammerman PS. Acquired resistance to dasatinib in lung cancer cell lines conferred by DDR2 gatekeeper mutation and NF1 loss. Mol Cancer Ther. 2014 Feb; 13(2):475-82.
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Hanna MC, Go C, Roden C, Jones RT, Pochanard P, Javed AY, Javed A, Mondal C, Palescandolo E, Van Hummelen P, Hatton C, Bass AJ, Chun SM, Na DC, Kim TI, Jang SJ, Osarogiagbon RU, Hahn WC, Meyerson M, Garraway LA, MacConaill LE. Colorectal cancers from distinct ancestral populations show variations in BRAF mutation frequency. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e74950.
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Lawrence MS, Stojanov P, Polak P, Kryukov GV, Cibulskis K, Sivachenko A, Carter SL, Stewart C, Mermel CH, Roberts SA, Kiezun A, Hammerman PS, McKenna A, Drier Y, Zou L, Ramos AH, Pugh TJ, Stransky N, Helman E, Kim J, Sougnez C, Ambrogio L, Nickerson E, Shefler E, Cortés ML, Auclair D, Saksena G, Voet D, Noble M, DiCara D, Lin P, Lichtenstein L, Heiman DI, Fennell T, Imielinski M, Hernandez B, Hodis E, Baca S, Dulak AM, Lohr J, Landau DA, Wu CJ, Melendez-Zajgla J, Hidalgo-Miranda A, Koren A, McCarroll SA, Mora J, Crompton B, Onofrio R, Parkin M, Winckler W, Ardlie K, Gabriel SB, Roberts CWM, Biegel JA, Stegmaier K, Bass AJ, Garraway LA, Meyerson M, Golub TR, Gordenin DA, Sunyaev S, Lander ES, Getz G. Mutational heterogeneity in cancer and the search for new cancer-associated genes. Nature. 2013 Jul 11; 499(7457):214-218.
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Dulak AM, Stojanov P, Peng S, Lawrence MS, Fox C, Stewart C, Bandla S, Imamura Y, Schumacher SE, Shefler E, McKenna A, Carter SL, Cibulskis K, Sivachenko A, Saksena G, Voet D, Ramos AH, Auclair D, Thompson K, Sougnez C, Onofrio RC, Guiducci C, Beroukhim R, Zhou Z, Lin L, Lin J, Reddy R, Chang A, Landrenau R, Pennathur A, Ogino S, Luketich JD, Golub TR, Gabriel SB, Lander ES, Beer DG, Godfrey TE, Getz G, Bass AJ. Exome and whole-genome sequencing of esophageal adenocarcinoma identifies recurrent driver events and mutational complexity. Nat Genet. 2013 May; 45(5):478-86.
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Bass AJ, Wang TC. An inflammatory situation: SOX2 and STAT3 cooperate in squamous cell carcinoma initiation. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Mar 07; 12(3):266-8.
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Wang Y, Velho S, Vakiani E, Peng S, Bass AJ, Chu GC, Gierut J, Bugni JM, Der CJ, Philips M, Solit DB, Haigis KM. Mutant N-RAS protects colorectal cancer cells from stress-induced apoptosis and contributes to cancer development and progression. Cancer Discov. 2013 Mar; 3(3):294-307.
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Dulak AM, Schumacher SE, van Lieshout J, Imamura Y, Fox C, Shim B, Ramos AH, Saksena G, Baca SC, Baselga J, Tabernero J, Barretina J, Enzinger PC, Corso G, Roviello F, Lin L, Bandla S, Luketich JD, Pennathur A, Meyerson M, Ogino S, Shivdasani RA, Beer DG, Godfrey TE, Beroukhim R, Bass AJ. Gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas of the esophagus, stomach, and colon exhibit distinct patterns of genome instability and oncogenesis. Cancer Res. 2012 Sep 01; 72(17):4383-93.
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Bandla S, Pennathur A, Luketich JD, Beer DG, Lin L, Bass AJ, Godfrey TE, Litle VR. Comparative genomics of esophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr; 93(4):1101-6.
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Lin L, Bass AJ, Lockwood WW, Wang Z, Silvers AL, Thomas DG, Chang AC, Lin J, Orringer MB, Li W, Glover TW, Giordano TJ, Lam WL, Meyerson M, Beer DG. Activation of GATA binding protein 6 (GATA6) sustains oncogenic lineage-survival in esophageal adenocarcinoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 13; 109(11):4251-6.
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Habibollahi P, Figueiredo JL, Heidari P, Dulak AM, Imamura Y, Bass AJ, Ogino S, Chan AT, Mahmood U. Optical Imaging with a Cathepsin B Activated Probe for the Enhanced Detection of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma by Dual Channel Fluorescent Upper GI Endoscopy. Theranostics. 2012; 2(2):227-34.
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Kostic AD, Gevers D, Pedamallu CS, Michaud M, Duke F, Earl AM, Ojesina AI, Jung J, Bass AJ, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Liu C, Shivdasani RA, Ogino S, Birren BW, Huttenhower C, Garrett WS, Meyerson M. Genomic analysis identifies association of Fusobacterium with colorectal carcinoma. Genome Res. 2012 Feb; 22(2):292-8.
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Bass AJ, Lawrence MS, Brace LE, Ramos AH, Drier Y, Cibulskis K, Sougnez C, Voet D, Saksena G, Sivachenko A, Jing R, Parkin M, Pugh T, Verhaak RG, Stransky N, Boutin AT, Barretina J, Solit DB, Vakiani E, Shao W, Mishina Y, Warmuth M, Jimenez J, Chiang DY, Signoretti S, Kaelin WG, Spardy N, Hahn WC, Hoshida Y, Ogino S, DePinho RA, Chin L, Garraway LA, Fuchs CS, Baselga J, Tabernero J, Gabriel S, Lander ES, Getz G, Meyerson M. Genomic sequencing of colorectal adenocarcinomas identifies a recurrent VTI1A-TCF7L2 fusion. Nat Genet. 2011 Sep 04; 43(10):964-968.
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Locasale JW, Grassian AR, Melman T, Lyssiotis CA, Mattaini KR, Bass AJ, Heffron G, Metallo CM, Muranen T, Sharfi H, Sasaki AT, Anastasiou D, Mullarky E, Vokes NI, Sasaki M, Beroukhim R, Stephanopoulos G, Ligon AH, Meyerson M, Richardson AL, Chin L, Wagner G, Asara JM, Brugge JS, Cantley LC, Vander Heiden MG. Phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase diverts glycolytic flux and contributes to oncogenesis. Nat Genet. 2011 Jul 31; 43(9):869-74.
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Bass A. Impact of KRAS and BRAF gene mutations on targeted therapies in colorectal cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jul 01; 29(19):2728-9.
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Hammerman PS, Sos ML, Ramos AH, Xu C, Dutt A, Zhou W, Brace LE, Woods BA, Lin W, Zhang J, Deng X, Lim SM, Heynck S, Peifer M, Simard JR, Lawrence MS, Onofrio RC, Salvesen HB, Seidel D, Zander T, Heuckmann JM, Soltermann A, Moch H, Koker M, Leenders F, Gabler F, Querings S, Ansén S, Brambilla E, Brambilla C, Lorimier P, Brustugun OT, Helland A, Petersen I, Clement JH, Groen H, Timens W, Sietsma H, Stoelben E, Wolf J, Beer DG, Tsao MS, Hanna M, Hatton C, Eck MJ, Janne PA, Johnson BE, Winckler W, Greulich H, Bass AJ, Cho J, Rauh D, Gray NS, Wong KK, Haura EB, Thomas RK, Meyerson M. Mutations in the DDR2 kinase gene identify a novel therapeutic target in squamous cell lung cancer. Cancer Discov. 2011 Jun; 1(1):78-89.
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Wilbertz T, Wagner P, Petersen K, Stiedl AC, Scheble VJ, Maier S, Reischl M, Mikut R, Altorki NK, Moch H, Fend F, Staebler A, Bass AJ, Meyerson M, Rubin MA, Soltermann A, Lengerke C, Perner S. SOX2 gene amplification and protein overexpression are associated with better outcome in squamous cell lung cancer. Mod Pathol. 2011 Jul; 24(7):944-53.
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Silvers AL, Lin L, Bass AJ, Chen G, Wang Z, Thomas DG, Lin J, Giordano TJ, Orringer MB, Beer DG, Chang AC. Decreased selenium-binding protein 1 in esophageal adenocarcinoma results from posttranscriptional and epigenetic regulation and affects chemosensitivity. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Apr 01; 16(7):2009-21.
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Beroukhim R, Mermel CH, Porter D, Wei G, Raychaudhuri S, Donovan J, Barretina J, Boehm JS, Dobson J, Urashima M, Mc Henry KT, Pinchback RM, Ligon AH, Cho YJ, Haery L, Greulich H, Reich M, Winckler W, Lawrence MS, Weir BA, Tanaka KE, Chiang DY, Bass AJ, Loo A, Hoffman C, Prensner J, Liefeld T, Gao Q, Yecies D, Signoretti S, Maher E, Kaye FJ, Sasaki H, Tepper JE, Fletcher JA, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Tsao MS, Demichelis F, Rubin MA, Janne PA, Daly MJ, Nucera C, Levine RL, Ebert BL, Gabriel S, Rustgi AK, Antonescu CR, Ladanyi M, Letai A, Garraway LA, Loda M, Beer DG, True LD, Okamoto A, Pomeroy SL, Singer S, Golub TR, Lander ES, Getz G, Sellers WR, Meyerson M. The landscape of somatic copy-number alteration across human cancers. Nature. 2010 Feb 18; 463(7283):899-905.
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MacConaill LE, Campbell CD, Kehoe SM, Bass AJ, Hatton C, Niu L, Davis M, Yao K, Hanna M, Mondal C, Luongo L, Emery CM, Baker AC, Philips J, Goff DJ, Fiorentino M, Rubin MA, Polyak K, Chan J, Wang Y, Fletcher JA, Santagata S, Corso G, Roviello F, Shivdasani R, Kieran MW, Ligon KL, Stiles CD, Hahn WC, Meyerson ML, Garraway LA. Profiling critical cancer gene mutations in clinical tumor samples. PLoS One. 2009 Nov 18; 4(11):e7887.
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Ramos AH, Dutt A, Mermel C, Perner S, Cho J, Lafargue CJ, Johnson LA, Stiedl AC, Tanaka KE, Bass AJ, Barretina J, Weir BA, Beroukhim R, Thomas RK, Minna JD, Chirieac LR, Lindeman NI, Giordano T, Beer DG, Wagner P, Wistuba II, Rubin MA, Meyerson M. Amplification of chromosomal segment 4q12 in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Biol Ther. 2009 Nov; 8(21):2042-50.
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Bass AJ, Watanabe H, Mermel CH, Yu S, Perner S, Verhaak RG, Kim SY, Wardwell L, Tamayo P, Gat-Viks I, Ramos AH, Woo MS, Weir BA, Getz G, Beroukhim R, O'Kelly M, Dutt A, Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Dziunycz P, Komisarof J, Chirieac LR, Lafargue CJ, Scheble V, Wilbertz T, Ma C, Rao S, Nakagawa H, Stairs DB, Lin L, Giordano TJ, Wagner P, Minna JD, Gazdar AF, Zhu CQ, Brose MS, Cecconello I, Ribeiro U, Marie SK, Dahl O, Shivdasani RA, Tsao MS, Rubin MA, Wong KK, Regev A, Hahn WC, Beer DG, Rustgi AK, Meyerson M. SOX2 is an amplified lineage-survival oncogene in lung and esophageal squamous cell carcinomas. Nat Genet. 2009 Nov; 41(11):1238-42.
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Bass AJ, Meyerson M. Genome-wide association study in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Gastroenterology. 2009 Nov; 137(5):1573-6.
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Pomerantz MM, Ahmadiyeh N, Jia L, Herman P, Verzi MP, Doddapaneni H, Beckwith CA, Chan JA, Hills A, Davis M, Yao K, Kehoe SM, Lenz HJ, Haiman CA, Yan C, Henderson BE, Frenkel B, Barretina J, Bass A, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Regan MM, Manak JR, Shivdasani R, Coetzee GA, Freedman ML. The 8q24 cancer risk variant rs6983267 shows long-range interaction with MYC in colorectal cancer. Nat Genet. 2009 Aug; 41(8):882-4.
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Kilpivaara O, Mukherjee S, Schram AM, Wadleigh M, Mullally A, Ebert BL, Bass A, Marubayashi S, Heguy A, Garcia-Manero G, Kantarjian H, Offit K, Stone RM, Gilliland DG, Klein RJ, Levine RL. A germline JAK2 SNP is associated with predisposition to the development of JAK2(V617F)-positive myeloproliferative neoplasms. Nat Genet. 2009 Apr; 41(4):455-9.
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Firestein R, Bass AJ, Kim SY, Dunn IF, Silver SJ, Guney I, Freed E, Ligon AH, Vena N, Ogino S, Chheda MG, Tamayo P, Finn S, Shrestha Y, Boehm JS, Jain S, Bojarski E, Mermel C, Barretina J, Chan JA, Baselga J, Tabernero J, Root DE, Fuchs CS, Loda M, Shivdasani RA, Meyerson M, Hahn WC. CDK8 is a colorectal cancer oncogene that regulates beta-catenin activity. Nature. 2008 Sep 25; 455(7212):547-51.
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Bass AJ, Meyerhardt JA, Chan JA, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS. Family history and survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis. Cancer. 2008 Mar 15; 112(6):1222-9.
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