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TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Urology
AddressDept. of MCB
Mail Stop / BCM130
Houston TX 77030
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    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Molecular & Cellular Biology
    DivisionMolecular & Cellular Biology

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    1. Mo Q, Nikolos F, Chen F, Tramel Z, Lee YC, Hayashi K, Xiao J, Shen J, Chan KS. Prognostic Power of a Tumor Differentiation Gene Signature for Bladder Urothelial Carcinomas. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Jan 12. PMID: 29342309.
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    2. Mo Q, Shen R, Guo C, Vannucci M, Chan KS, Hilsenbeck SG. A fully Bayesian latent variable model for integrative clustering analysis of multi-type omics data. Biostatistics. 2018 Jan 01; 19(1):71-86. PMID: 28541380.
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    3. Rodriguez-Brenes I, Kurtova AV, Lin C, Lee YC, Xiao J, Mims MP, Chan KS, Wodarz D. Cellular hierarchy as a determinant of tumor sensitivity to chemotherapy. Cancer Res. 2017 Feb 24. PMID: 28235762.
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    4. Brooks M, Mo Q, Krasnow R, Ho PL, Lee YC, Xiao J, Kurtova A, Lerner S, Godoy G, Jian W, Castro P, Chen F, Rowley D, Ittmann M, Chan KS. Positive association of collagen type I with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer progression. Oncotarget. 2016 Sep 17. PMID: 27655672.
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    5. Lerner SP, McConkey DJ, Hoadley KA, Chan KS, Kim WY, Radvanyi F, Höglund M, Real FX. Bladder Cancer Molecular Taxonomy: Summary from a Consensus Meeting. Bladder Cancer. 2016 Jan 07; 2(1):37-47. PMID: 27376123.
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    6. Chan KS. Molecular Pathways: Targeting Cancer Stem Cells Awakened by Chemotherapy to Abrogate Tumor Repopulation. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Feb 15; 22(4):802-6. PMID: 26671994; PMCID: PMC4915779 [Available on 02/15/17].
    7. Kurtova AV, Xiao J, Mo Q, Pazhanisamy S, Krasnow R, Lerner SP, Chen F, Roh TT, Lay E, Ho PL, Chan KS. Blocking PGE2-induced tumour repopulation abrogates bladder cancer chemoresistance. Nature. 2015 Jan 8; 517(7533):209-13. PMID: 25470039; PMCID: PMC4465385.
    8. Kim W, Barron DA, San Martin R, Chan KS, Tran LL, Yang F, Ressler SJ, Rowley DR. RUNX1 is essential for mesenchymal stem cell proliferation and myofibroblast differentiation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Nov 18; 111(46):16389-94. PMID: 25313057; PMCID: PMC4246299.
    9. Ho PL, Kurtova A, Chan KS. Normal and neoplastic urothelial stem cells: getting to the root of the problem. Nat Rev Urol. 2012 Oct; 9(10):583-94. PMID: 22890301; PMCID: PMC3468664.
    10. Ho PL, Lay EJ, Jian W, Parra D, Chan KS. Stat3 activation in urothelial stem cells leads to direct progression to invasive bladder cancer. Cancer Res. 2012 Jul 1; 72(13):3135-42. PMID: 22532166; PMCID: PMC3418917.
    11. Volkmer JP, Sahoo D, Chin RK, Ho PL, Tang C, Kurtova AV, Willingham SB, Pazhanisamy SK, Contreras-Trujillo H, Storm TA, Lotan Y, Beck AH, Chung BI, Alizadeh AA, Godoy G, Lerner SP, van de Rijn M, Shortliffe LD, Weissman IL, Chan KS. Three differentiation states risk-stratify bladder cancer into distinct subtypes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Feb 7; 109(6):2078-83. PMID: 22308455; PMCID: PMC3277552.
    12. Chan KS, Volkmer JP, Weissman I. Cancer stem cells in bladder cancer: a revisited and evolving concept. Curr Opin Urol. 2010 Sep; 20(5):393-7. PMID: 20657288; PMCID: PMC2997612.
    13. Chan KS, Espinosa I, Chao M, Wong D, Ailles L, Diehn M, Gill H, Presti J, Chang HY, van de Rijn M, Shortliffe L, Weissman IL. Identification, molecular characterization, clinical prognosis, and therapeutic targeting of human bladder tumor-initiating cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 18; 106(33):14016-21. PMID: 19666525; PMCID: PMC2720852.
    14. Chan KS, Sano S, Kataoka K, Abel E, Carbajal S, Beltran L, Clifford J, Peavey M, Shen J, Digiovanni J. Forced expression of a constitutively active form of Stat3 in mouse epidermis enhances malignant progression of skin tumors induced by two-stage carcinogenesis. Oncogene. 2008 Feb 14; 27(8):1087-94. PMID: 17700521.
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    15. Kim DJ, Chan KS, Sano S, Digiovanni J. Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (Stat3) in epithelial carcinogenesis. Mol Carcinog. 2007 Aug; 46(8):725-31. PMID: 17610223.
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    16. Sano S, Chan KS, DiGiovanni J. Impact of Stat3 activation upon skin biology: a dichotomy of its role between homeostasis and diseases. J Dermatol Sci. 2008 Apr; 50(1):1-14. PMID: 17601706.
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    17. Sano S, Chan KS, Kira M, Kataoka K, Takagi S, Tarutani M, Itami S, Kiguchi K, Yokoi M, Sugasawa K, Mori T, Hanaoka F, Takeda J, DiGiovanni J. Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 is a key regulator of keratinocyte survival and proliferation following UV irradiation. Cancer Res. 2005 Jul 1; 65(13):5720-9. PMID: 15994947.
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    18. Sano S, Chan KS, Carbajal S, Clifford J, Peavey M, Kiguchi K, Itami S, Nickoloff BJ, DiGiovanni J. Stat3 links activated keratinocytes and immunocytes required for development of psoriasis in a novel transgenic mouse model. Nat Med. 2005 Jan; 11(1):43-9. PMID: 15592573.
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    19. Chan KS, Sano S, Kiguchi K, Anders J, Komazawa N, Takeda J, DiGiovanni J. Disruption of Stat3 reveals a critical role in both the initiation and the promotion stages of epithelial carcinogenesis. J Clin Invest. 2004 Sep; 114(5):720-8. PMID: 15343391; PMCID: PMC514583.
    20. Chan KS, Carbajal S, Kiguchi K, Clifford J, Sano S, DiGiovanni J. Epidermal growth factor receptor-mediated activation of Stat3 during multistage skin carcinogenesis. Cancer Res. 2004 Apr 1; 64(7):2382-9. PMID: 15059889.
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