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2013

Deregulation of Wnt/β-catenin signaling through genetic or epigenetic alterations in human neuroendocrine tumors

Kim, J. T., Li, J., Jang, E. R., Gulhati, P., Rychahou, P. G., Napier, D. L., Wang, C., Weiss, H. L., Lee, E. Y., Anthony, L., Townsend, C. M., Liu, C. & Evers, B. M., May 2013, In : Carcinogenesis. 34, 5, p. 953-961 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
2016

Characterization of mentorship programs in departments of surgery in the United States

Kibbe, M. R., Pellegrini, C. A., Townsend, C., Helenowski, I. B. & Patti, M. G., Oct 1 2016, In : JAMA Surgery. 151, 10, p. 900-906 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2014

Cotargeting the PI3K and RAS pathways for the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors

Valentino, J. D., Li, J., Zaytseva, Y. Y., Mustain, W. C., Elliott, V. A., Kim, J. T., Harris, J. W., Campbell, K., Weiss, H., Wang, C., Song, J., Anthony, L., Townsend, C. M. & Evers, B. M., 2014, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 20, 5, p. 1212-1222 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
2012

Variation in the use of intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy

Sheffield, K. M., Han, Y., Kuo, Y. F., Townsend, C. M., Goodwin, J. S. & Riall, T. S., Apr 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 214, 4, p. 668-679 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2015

Differential expression and tumorigenic function of neurotensin receptor 1 in neuroendocrine tumor cells

Kim, J. T., Li, J., Song, J., Lee, E. Y., Weiss, H. L., Townsend, C. M. & Evers, B. M., 2015, In : Oncotarget. 6, 29, p. 26960-26970 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2013

Overexpression of Evi-1 oncoprotein represses TGF-β signaling in colorectal cancer

Deng, X., Cao, Y., Liu, Y., Li, F., Sambandam, K., Rajaraman, S., Perkins, A. S., Fields, A. P., Hellmich, M. R., Townsend, C. M., Thompson, E. A. & Ko, T. C., Apr 2013, In : Molecular Carcinogenesis. 52, 4, p. 255-264 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2011

The effect of PTEN on serotonin synthesis and secretion from the carcinoid cell line BON

Silva, S. R., Zaytseva, Y. Y., Jackson, L. N., Lee, E. Y., Weiss, H. L., Bowen, K. A., Townsend, C. M. & Evers, B. M., Apr 2011, In : Anticancer Research. 31, 4, p. 1153-1160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2013

PTHrP is a novel mediator for TGF-β-induced apoptosis

Cao, Y., Zhang, W., Gao, X., Zhang, G., Falzon, M., Townsend, C. M., Hellmich, M. R. & Ko, T. C., Jun 1 2013, In : Regulatory Peptides. 184, p. 40-46 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2014

Dual inhibition of PI3K and mTOR signaling pathways decreases human pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor metastatic progression

Djukom, C., Porro, L. J., Mrazek, A., Townsend, C. M., Hellmich, M. R. & Chao, C., Jan 2014, In : Pancreas. 43, 1, p. 88-92 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2017

SAGES rebuttal

Jones, D. B., Hunter, J. G., Townsend, C., Minter, R. M., Roberts, P. L., Brethauer, S. & Soper, N. J., Oct 1 2017, In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 86, 4, p. 751-754 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Scopus citations
2011

VEGFR-2 expression in carcinoid cancer cells and its role in tumor growth and metastasis

Silva, S. R., Bowen, K. A., Rychahou, P. G., Jackson, L. N., Weiss, H. L., Lee, E. Y., Townsend, C. M. & Evers, B. M., Mar 1 2011, In : International Journal of Cancer. 128, 5, p. 1045-1056 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
2015

The risk paradox: Use of elective cholecystectomy in older patients is independent of their risk of developing complications

Riall, T. S., Adhikari, D., Parmar, A. D., Linder, S. K., Dimou, F. M., Crowell, W., Tamirisa, N. P., Townsend, C. M. & Goodwin, J. S., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 220, 4, p. 682-690 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2017

Hormonal effects on gastrointestinal cancer growth

Townsend, C., Singh, P. & Thompson, J. C., Jan 1 2017, Growth of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Gastrointestinal Hormones and Growth Factors. CRC Press, p. 207-221 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Dietary fiber enhances TGF-β signaling and growth inhibition in the gut

Cao, Y., Gao, X., Zhang, W., Zhang, G., Nguyen, A. K., Liu, X., Jimenez, F., Cox, C. S., Townsend, C. M. & Ko, T. C., Jul 2011, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 301, 1, p. G156-G164

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Characterization of promoter elements regulating the expression of the human neurotensin/neuromedin N gene

Wang, X., Gulhati, P., Li, J., Dobner, P. R., Weiss, H., Townsend, C. M. & Evers, B. M., Jan 7 2011, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286, 1, p. 542-554 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2013
54 Scopus citations
2012

Preoperative laboratory testing in patients undergoing elective, low-risk ambulatory surgery

Benarroch-Gampel, J., Sheffield, K. M., Duncan, C. B., Brown, K. M., Han, Y., Townsend, C. M. & Riall, T. S., Sep 2012, In : Annals of surgery. 256, 3, p. 518-528 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Scopus citations

Pi3K p110α/Akt signaling negatively regulates secretion of the intestinal peptide neurotensin through interference of granule transport

Li, J., Song, J., Cassidy, M. G., Rychahou, P., Starr, M. E., Liu, J., Li, X., Epperly, G., Weiss, H. L., Townsend, C. M., Gao, T. & Mark Evers, B., Aug 1 2012, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 26, 8, p. 1380-1393 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

A proposal for enhancing the general surgical workforce and access to surgical care

Polk, H. C., Bland, K. I., Ellison, E. C., Grosfeld, J., Trunkey, D. D., Stain, S. C. & Townsend, C. M., Apr 1 2012, In : Annals of surgery. 255, 4, p. 611-617 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2015

Neurotensin, a novel target of Wnt/β-catenin pathway, promotes growth of neuroendocrine tumor cells

Kim, J. T., Liu, C., Zaytseva, Y. Y., Weiss, H. L., Townsend, C. M. & Evers, B. M., Mar 15 2015, In : International Journal of Cancer. 136, 6, p. 1475-1481 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2013

Time trends and geographic variation in use of minimally invasive breast biopsy

Zimmermann, C. J., Sheffield, K. M., Duncan, C. B., Han, Y., Cooksley, C. D., Townsend, C. M. & Riall, T. S., Apr 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 216, 4, p. 814-824 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2011

Overuse of ct in patients with complicated gallstone disease

Benarroch-Gampel, J., Boyd, C. A., Sheffield, K. M., Townsend, C. M. & Riall, T. S., Oct 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 213, 4, p. 524-530 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Activation of AMPK stimulates neurotensin secretion in neuroendocrine cells

Li, J., Song, J., Weiss, H. L., Weiss, T., Townsend, C. M. & Mark Evers, B., Jan 2016, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 30, 1, p. 26-36 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2011

Implementation of a critical pathway for complicated gallstone disease: Translation of population-based data into clinical practice

Sheffield, K. M., Ramos, K. E., Djukom, C. D., Jimenez, C. J., Mileski, W. J., Kimbrough, T. D., Townsend, C. M. & Riall, T. S., May 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 212, 5, p. 835-843 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
38 Scopus citations

MTORC1 inhibition increases neurotensin secretion and gene expression through activation of the MEK/ERK/c-jun pathway in the human endocrine cell line BON

Li, J., Liu, J., Song, J., Wang, X., Weiss, H. L., Townsend, C. M., Gao, T. & Evers, B. M., Jul 2011, In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 301, 1, p. C213-C226

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Gallstone pancreatitis in older patients: Are we operating enough?

Trust, M. D., Sheffield, K. M., Boyd, C. A., Benarroch-Gampel, J., Zhang, D., Townsend, C. M. & Riall, T. S., Sep 2011, In : Surgery. 150, 3, p. 515-525 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations