Publications

  1. Doxycycline inhibits the cancer stem cell phenotype and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in breast cancer.
    Zhang L, Xu L, Zhang F, Vlashi E.
    Cell cycle. 2017 Apr 18;16(8):737-45. PubMed

  2. Growth Differentiation Factor 11 does not Mitigate the Lethal Effects of Total-Abdominal Irradiation.
    Duhachek-Muggy S, Bhat K, Vlashi E, Pajonk F.
    Radiation research. 2017 Nov;188(5):469-75. PubMed

  3. Radiation-Induced Dedifferentiation of Head and Neck Cancer Cells Into Cancer Stem Cells Depends on Human Papillomavirus Status.
    Vlashi E, Chen AM, Boyrie S, Yu G, Nguyen A, Brower PA, Hess CB, Pajonk F.
    International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 2016 Apr 01;94(5):1198-206. PubMed

  4. Cancer stem cells, cancer cell plasticity and radiation therapy.
    Vlashi E, Pajonk F.
    Seminars in cancer biology. 2015 Apr;31:28-35. PubMed

  5. The metabolic state of cancer stem cells-a valid target for cancer therapy?
    Vlashi E, Pajonk F.
    Free radical biology & medicine. 2015 Feb;79:264-8. PubMed

  6. Metabolic differences in breast cancer stem cells and differentiated progeny.
    Vlashi E, Lagadec C, Vergnes L, Reue K, Frohnen P, Chan M, Alhiyari Y, Dratver MB, Pajonk F.
    Breast cancer research and treatment. 2014 Aug;146(3):525-34. PubMed

  7. Folate Receptor-beta in Activated Macrophages: Ligand Binding and Receptor Recycling Kinetics.
    Varghese B, Vlashi E, Xia W, Ayala Lopez W, Paulos CM, Reddy J, Xu LC, Low PS.
    Molecular pharmaceutics. 2014 Oct 6;11(10):3609-16. PubMed

  8. The RNA-binding protein Musashi-1 regulates proteasome subunit expression in breast cancer- and glioma-initiating cells.
    Lagadec C, Vlashi E, Frohnen P, Alhiyari Y, Chan M, Pajonk F.
    Stem Cells. 2014 Jan;32(1):135-44. PubMed

  9. Tumor cells with low proteasome subunit expression predict overall survival in head and neck cancer patients.
    Lagadec C, Vlashi E, Bhuta S, Lai C, Mischel P, Werner M, Henke M, Pajonk F.
    BMC cancer. 2014;14:152. PubMed

  10. Targeted elimination of breast cancer cells with low proteasome activity is sufficient for tumor regression.
    Vlashi E, Lagadec C, Chan M, Frohnen P, McDonald AJ, Pajonk F.
    Breast cancer research and treatment. 2013 Sep;141(2):197-203. PubMed

  11. Effect of folate-targeted nanoparticle size on their rates of penetration into solid tumors.
    Vlashi E, Kelderhouse LE, Sturgis JE, Low PS.
    ACS nano. 2013 Oct 22;7(10):8573-82. PubMed

  12. National Institutes of Health funding in radiation oncology: a snapshot.
    Steinberg M, McBride WH, Vlashi E, Pajonk F.
    International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 2013 Jun 1;86(2):234-40. PubMed

  13. Characterization of the stem cell niche and its importance in radiobiological response.
    Pajonk F, Vlashi E.
    Seminars in radiation oncology. 2013 Oct;23(4):237-41. PubMed

  14. Radiation-Induced Notch Signaling in Breast Cancer Stem Cells.
    Lagadec C, Vlashi E, Alhiyari Y, Phillips TM, Dratver MB, Pajonk F.
    International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 2013 Aug 27. PubMed

  15. Folate-linked drugs for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases.
    Yang J, Vlashi E, Low P.
    Sub-cellular biochemistry. 2012;56:163-79. PubMed

  16. Radiation-induced reprogramming of breast cancer cells.
    Lagadec C, Vlashi E, Della Donna L, Dekmezian C, Pajonk F.
    Stem cells. 2012 May;30(5):833-44. PubMed

  17. Metabolic state of glioma stem cells and nontumorigenic cells.
    Vlashi E, Lagadec C, Vergnes L, Matsutani T, Masui K, Poulou M, Popescu R, Della Donna L, Evers P, Dekmezian C, Reue K, Christofk H, Mischel PS, Pajonk F.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: PNAS. 2011 PubMed

  18. Targeted cancer stem cell therapies start with proper identification of the target.
    Vlashi E, Pajonk F.
    Molecular cancer research: MCR. 2010 Feb;8(2):291. PubMed

  19. Differential Effects of the Proteasome Inhibitor NPI-0052 against Glioma Cells.
    Vlashi E, Mattes M, Lagadec C, Donna LD, Phillips TM, Nikolay P, McBride WH, Pajonk F.
    Translational oncology. 2010 Feb;3(1):50-5. PubMed

  20. Radiation resistance of cancer stem cells: the 4 R's of radiobiology revisited.
    Pajonk F, Vlashi E, McBride WH.
    Stem cells. 2010 Apr;28(4):639-48. PubMed

  21. Ionizing radiation activates the Nrf2 antioxidant response.
    McDonald JT, Kim K, Norris AJ, Vlashi E, Phillips TM, Lagadec C, Della Donna L, Ratikan J, Szelag H, Hlatky L, McBride WH.
    Cancer research. 2010 Nov 1;70(21):8886-95. PubMed

  22. Survival and self-renewing capacity of breast cancer initiating cells during fractionated radiation treatment.
    Lagadec C, Vlashi E, Della Donna L, Meng Y, Dekmezian C, Kim K, Pajonk F.
    Breast cancer research: BCR. 2010;12(1):R13. PubMed

  23. Real time, noninvasive imaging and quantitation of the accumulation of ligand-targeted drugs into receptor-expressing solid tumors.
    Vlashi E, Sturgis JE, Thomas M, Low PS.
    Molecular pharmaceutics. 2009 Nov-Dec;6(6):1868-75. PubMed

  24. Radiation responses of cancer stem cells.
    Vlashi E, McBride WH, Pajonk F.
    Journal of cellular biochemistry. 2009 Oct 1;108(2):339-42. PubMed

  25. In vivo imaging, tracking, and targeting of cancer stem cells.
    Vlashi E, Kim K, Lagadec C, Donna LD, McDonald JT, Eghbali M, Sayre JW, Stefani E, McBride W, Pajonk F.
    Journal of the National Cancer Institute: JNCI. 2009 Mar 4;101(5):350-9. PubMed

  26. Effects of recombinant erythropoietin on breast cancer-initiating cells.
    Phillips TM, Kim K, Vlashi E, McBride WH, Pajonk F.
    Neoplasia. 2007 Dec;9(12):1122-9. PubMed

  27. Immunomagnetic diffractometry for detection of diagnostic serum markers.
    Acharya G, Chang CL, Doorneweerd DD, Vlashi E, Henne WA, Hartmann LC, Low PS, Savran CA.
    Journal of the American Chemical Society: JACS. 2007 Dec 26;129(51):15824-9. PubMed

  28. Folate-targeted immunotherapy effectively treats established adjuvant and collagen-induced arthritis.
    Paulos CM, Varghese B, Widmer WR, Breur GJ, Vlashi E, Low PS.
    Arthritis research & therapy. 2006;8(3):R77. PubMed

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