Research Groups

Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis - Epigenetics Group

Previous Publications - All publications 2013-2014

1. Caygill C.P., Gatenby P.A., Herceg Z., Lima S.C., Pinto L.F., Watson A., Wu M.S. (2014) Comparative genomic analysis of esophageal cancers Ann N.Y.Acad Sci; 1325(1):69-76. PMID: 25266016

2. Hedley C., Sriraksa R., Showeil R., Van Noorden S., El-Bahrawy M. (2014) The frequency and significance of WT-1 expression in serous endometrial carcinoma Hum Pathol; 45(9):1879-1884. PMID: 25033726

3. McCloskey K., Sun C., Pezic A., Cochrane J., Morley R., Vuillermin P., Burgner D., Dwyer T., Ponsonby A.L. (2014) The effect of known cardiovascular risk factors on carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity in school-aged children: a population based twin study J Dev.Orig.Health Dis; 5(4):307-313. PMID: 24965137

4. Wang N., Tikellis G., Sun C., Pezic A., Wang L., Wells J.C., Cochrane J., Ponsonby A.L., Dwyer T. (2014) The effect of maternal prenatal smoking and alcohol consumption on the placenta-to-birth weight ratio Placenta; 35(7):437-441. PMID: 24816479

5. Leduc C., Chemin G., Puget N., Sawan C., Moutahir M., Herceg Z., Khamlichi A.A. (2014) Tissue-specific inactivation of HAT cofactor TRRAP reveals its essential role in B cells Cell Cycle; 13(10):1583-1589. PMID: 24675885

6. Tapias A., Zhou Z.W., Shi Y., Chong Z., Wang P., Groth M., Platzer M., Huttner W., Herceg Z., Yang Y.G., Wang Z.Q. (2014) Trrap-dependent histone acetylation specifically regulates cell-cycle gene transcription to control neural progenitor fate decisions Cell Stem Cell; 14(5):632-643. PMID: 24792116

7. Berwick M., MacArthur J., Orlow I., Kanetsky P., Begg C.B., Luo L., Reiner A., Sharma A., Armstrong B.K., Kricker A., Cust A.E., Marrett L.D., Gruber S.B., Anton-Culver H., Zanetti R., Rosso S., Gallagher R.P., Dwyer T., Venn A., Busam K., From L., White K., Thomas N.E. (2014) MITF E318K's effect on melanoma risk independent of, but modified by, other risk factors Pigment Cell Melanoma Res; 27(3):485-488. PMID: 24406078

8. Siouda M., Frecha C., Accardi R., Yue J., Cuenin C., Gruffat H., Manet E., Herceg Z., Sylla B.S., Tommasino M. (2014) Epstein-Barr Virus Down-Regulates Tumor Suppressor DOK1 Expression PLoS Pathog.; 10(5):e1004125. PMID: 24809689

9. Guillot C., Hall J., Herceg Z., Merle P., Chemin I. (2014) Update on hepatocellular carcinoma breakthroughs: poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors as a promising therapeutic strategy Clin Res Hepatol.Gastroenterol; 38(2):137-142. PMID: 23953496

10. Ponsonby A.L., Dwyer T. (2014) Statistics: Biomedicine must look beyond P values Nature; 507(7491):169. PMID: 24622193

11. Lee H.S., Herceg Z. (2014) The epigenome and cancer prevention: A complex story of dietary supplementation Cancer Lett.; 342(2):275-284. PMID: 22266189

12. Ichim G., Mola M., Finkbeiner M.G., Cros M.P., Herceg Z., Hernandez-Vargas H. (2014) The histone acetyltransferase component TRRAP is targeted for destruction during the cell cycle Oncogene; 33(2):181-192. PMID: 23318449

13. Ghantous A., Saffery R., Cros M.P., Ponsonby A.L., Hirschfeld S., Kasten C., Dwyer T., Herceg Z., Hernandez-Vargas H. (2014) Optimized DNA extraction from neonatal dried blood spots: application in methylome profiling BMC.Biotechnol.; 60. PMID: 24980254

14. Guillot C., Favaudon V., Herceg Z., Sagne C., Sauvaigo S., Merle P., Hall J., Chemin I. (2014) PARP inhibition and the radiosensitizing effects of the PARP inhibitor ABT-888 in in vitro hepatocellular carcinoma models BMC.Cancer; 603. PMID: 25139788

15. Martin M., Ancey P.B., Cros M.P., Durand G., Le Calvez-Kelm F., Hernandez-Vargas H., Herceg Z. (2014) Dynamic imbalance between cancer cell subpopulations induced by transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) is associated with a DNA methylome switch BMC.Genomics; 435. PMID: 24898317

16. Dai Y., Cros M.P., Pontoizeau C., Elena-Hermann B., Bonn G.K., Hainaut P. (2014) Downregulation of transcription factor E4F1 in hepatocarcinoma cells: HBV-dependent effects on autophagy, proliferation and metabolism Carcinogenesis; 35(3):635-650. PMID: 24163401

17. Ecsedi S., Hernandez-Vargas H., Lima S.C., Vizkeleti L., Toth R., Lazar V., Koroknai V., Kiss T., Emri G., Herceg Z., Adany R., Balazs M. (2014) DNA methylation characteristics of primary melanomas with distinct biological behaviour PLoS ONE; 9(5):e96612. PMID: 24832207

18. Lee H.S., Hernandez-Vargas H., Biessy C., Romieu I., Herceg Z., Barraza-Villarreal A., Sly P.D., Ramakrishnan U. (2013) Am.J Clin Nutr.; 98(6):1595-1596. PMID: 24259359

19. Aury-Landas J., Bougeard G., Castel H., Hernandez-Vargas H., Drouet A., Latouche J.B., Schouft M.T., Ferec C., Leroux D., Lasset C., Coupier I., Caron O., Herceg Z., Frebourg T., Flaman J.M. (2013) Germline copy number variation of genes involved in chromatin remodelling in families suggestive of Li-Fraumeni syndrome with brain tumours Eur.J Hum Genet.; 21(12):1369-1376. PMID: 23612572

20. Thomas N.E., Busam K.J., From L., Kricker A., Armstrong B.K., Anton-Culver H., Gruber S.B., Gallagher R.P., Zanetti R., Rosso S., Dwyer T., Venn A., Kanetsky P.A., Groben P.A., Hao H., Orlow I., Reiner A.S., Luo L., Paine S., Ollila D.W., Wilcox H., Begg C.B., Berwick M. (2013) Tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte grade in primary melanomas is independently associated with melanoma-specific survival in the population-based genes, environment and melanoma study Journal of clinical oncology; 31(33):4252-4259. PMID: 24127443

21. Browne A., Sriraksa R., Guney T., Rama N., Van Noorden S., Curry E., Gabra H., Stronach E., El-Bahrawy M. (2013) Differential expression of IL-8 and IL-8 receptors in benign, borderline and malignant ovarian epithelial tumours Cytokine; 64(1):413-421. PMID: 23727325

22. Gospodinov A., Herceg Z. (2013) Chromatin structure in double strand break repair DNA Repair; 12(10):800-810. PMID: 23919923

23. Herceg Z., Lambert M.P., van Veldhoven K., Demetriou C., Vineis P., Smith M.T., Straif K., Wild C.P. (2013) Towards incorporating epigenetic mechanisms into carcinogen identification and evaluation Carcinogenesis; 34(9):1955-1967. PMID: 23749751

24. Ghantous A., Sinjab A., Herceg Z., Darwiche N. (2013) Parthenolide: from plant shoots to cancer roots Drug Discov.Today; 18(17):894-905. PMID: 23688583

25. Lee H.S., Barraza-Villarreal A., Hernandez-Vargas H., Sly P.D., Biessy C., Ramakrishnan U., Romieu I., Herceg Z. (2013) Modulation of DNA methylation states and infant immune system by dietary supplementation with omega-3 PUFA during pregnancy in an intervention study Am.J Clin Nutr.; 98(2):480-487. PMID: 23761484

26. Wild C.P., Scalbert A., Herceg Z. (2013) Measuring the exposome: a powerful basis for evaluating environmental exposures and cancer risk Environ.Mol.Mutagen.; 54(7):480-499. PMID: 23681765

27. Umer M., Herceg Z. (2013) Deciphering the epigenetic code: an overview of DNA methylation analysis methods Antioxid.Redox.Signal.; 18(15):1972-1986. PMID: 23121567

28. Sawan C., Hernandez-Vargas H., Murr R., Lopez F., Vaissiere T., Ghantous A.Y., Cuenin C., Imbert J., Wang Z.Q., Ren B., Herceg Z. (2013) Histone acetyltransferase cofactor Trrap maintains self-renewal and restricts differentiation of embryonic stem cells Stem Cells; 31(5):979-991. PMID: 23362228

29. Khoury M.J., Lam T.K., Ioannidis J.P., Hartge P., Spitz M.R., Buring J.E., Chanock S.J., Croyle R.T., Goddard K.A., Ginsburg G.S., Herceg Z., Hiatt R.A., Hoover R.N., Hunter D.J., Kramer B.S., Lauer M.S., Meyerhardt J.A., Olopade O.I., Palmer J.R., Sellers T.A., Seminara D., Ransohoff D.F., Rebbeck T.R., Tourassi G., Winn D.M., Zauber A., Schully S.D. (2013) Transforming epidemiology for 21st century medicine and public health Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention; 22(4):508-516. PMID: 23462917

30. Genevois A.L., Ichim G., Coissieux M.M., Lambert M.P., Lavial F., Goldschneider D., Jarrosson-Wuilleme L., Lepinasse F., Gouysse G., Herceg Z., Scoazec J.Y., Tauszig-Delamasure S., Mehlen P. (2013) Dependence receptor TrkC is a putative colon cancer tumor suppressor Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America; 110(8):3017-3022. PMID: 23341610

31. Gospodinov A., Herceg Z. (2013) Shaping chromatin for repair Mutation research; 752(1):45-60. PMID: 23085398

32. Ouzounova M., Vuong T., Ancey P.B., Ferrand M., Durand G., Le-Calvez Kelm F., Croce C., Matar C., Herceg Z., Hernandez-Vargas H. (2013) MicroRNA miR-30 family regulates non-attachment growth of breast cancer cells BMC.Genomics; 139. PMID: 23445407

33. Ecsedi S.I., Hernandez-Vargas H., Lima S.C., Herceg Z., Adany R., Balazs M. (2013) Transposable hypomethylation is associated with metastatic capacity of primary melanomas Int.J Clin Exp.Pathol; 6(12):2943-2948. PMID: 24294382

34. Demetriou C.A., Chen J., Polidoro S., van Veldhoven K., Cuenin C., Campanella G., Brennan K., Clavel-Chapelon F., Dossus L., Kvaskoff M., Drogan D., Boeing H., Kaaks R., Risch A., Trichopoulos D., Lagiou P., Masala G., Sieri S., Tumino R., Panico S., Quiros J.R., Sanchez Perez M.J., Amiano P., Huerta Castano J.M., Ardanaz E., Onland-Moret C., Peeters P., Khaw K.T., Wareham N., Key T.J., Travis R.C., Romieu I., Gallo V., Gunter M., Herceg Z., Kyriacou K., Riboli E., Flanagan J.M., Vineis P. (2013) Methylome analysis and epigenetic changes associated with menarcheal age PLoS ONE; 8(11):e79391. PMID: 24278132

35. Aushev V.N., Zborovskaya I.B., Laktionov K.K., Girard N., Cros M.P., Herceg Z., Krutovskikh V. (2013) Comparisons of microRNA patterns in plasma before and after tumor removal reveal new biomarkers of lung squamous cell carcinoma PLoS ONE; 8(10):e78649. PMID: 24130905

36. El Hajj H., Ali J., Ghantous A., Hodroj D., Daher A., Zibara K., Journo C., Otrock Z., Zaatari G., Mahieux R., El Sabban M., Bazarbachi A., Abou Merhi R. (2013) Combination of arsenic and interferon-alpha inhibits expression of KSHV latent transcripts and synergistically improves survival of mice with primary effusion lymphomas PLoS ONE; 8(11):e79474. PMID: 24250827

37. Rakosy Z., Ecsedi S., Toth R., Vizkeleti L., Hernandez-Vargas H., Lazar V., Emri G., Szatmari I., Herceg Z., Adany R., Balazs M. (2013) Integrative genomics identifies gene signature associated with melanoma ulceration PLoS ONE; 8(1):e54958. PMID: 23383013