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Barbara Gilchrest, MD – Publications (1990 to present)

Phillips T, Bhawan J, Leigh IM, Baum H, Gilchrest BA. Cultured epidermal autografts and allografts: A study of differentiation and allograft survival. J Am Acad Dermatol 23:189-98, 1990

Yaar M, Matoltsy GA, Gilchrest BA. Variable keratin polypeptide profile in human stratum corneum. J Dermatol Science 1:261-268, 1990.

Yaar M, Peacocke M, Cohen MS, Gilchrest BA. Dissociation of proto-oncogene induction from growth response in normal human fibroblasts. J Cell Physiol 145:39-45, 1990.

Yaar M, Grossman K, Eller M, Gilchrest BA. Evidence for nerve growth factor-mediated paracrine effects in human epidermis. J Cell Biol 115:821-828, 1991.

Naeyaert JM, Eller M, Gordon PR, Park HY, Gilchrest BA. Pigment content of cultured human melanocytes does not correlate with tyrosinase message level. Br J Dermatol 125:297-303, 1991.

Grichnick JM, Gilchrest BA. A novel approach to analysis of transcriptional regulation in human cells: initial application to melanocytes and melanoma cells. J Invest Dermatol 96:742-746, 1991.

Garmyn M, Yaar M, Holbrook N, Gilchrest BA. Immediate and delayed molecular response of human keratinocytes to solar-simulated irradiation. Lab Invest 65:471-478, 1991.

Bhawan J, Gonzalez Serva A, Nehal K, Labadie R, Lufrano L, Thorne EG, Gilchrest BA. Effects of tretinoin on photodamaged skin: A histological study. Arch Dermatol 127:666-672, 1991.

Eller MS, Oleksiak M, McQuaid TJ, McAfee S, Gilchrest BA. The molecular cloning and expression of two CRABP cDNAs from human skin. Exp Cell Res 199:328-336,1991.

Werninghaus KI, Handjani R, Gilchrest BA. Protective effect of alpha-tocopherol in carrier liposomes on ultraviolet-mediated human epidermal cell damage in vitro. Photodermatol, Photoimmunol & Photomed 8:236-242, 1991.

Gordon L, Peacocke M, Gilchrest BA. Induction of c-fos but not c-myc in S-91 cells by melanization signals. J Dermatol Sci 3:35-41, 1992.

Younus J, Gilchrest BA. Modulation of mRNA levels during human keratinocyte differentiation. J Cell Physiol 152:232-239, 1992.

Lacour JP, Gordon PR, Eller M, Bhawan J, Gilchrest BA. Cytoskeletal events underlying dendrite formation by cultured pigment cells. J Cell Physiol 151:287-299, 1992.

Bhawan J, Oh C-H, Lew R, Nehal K, Labadie R, Tsay A, Gilchrest BA. Histopathologic differences in the photoaging process in facial versus arm skin. Amer J Dermatopath 14:224-230, 1992.

Garmyn M, Yaar M, Boileau N, Backendorf C, Gilchrest BA. Effect of aging and habitual sun exposure on the genetic response of cultured human keratinocytes to solar- simulated irradiation. J Invest Dermatol 99:743-748, 1992.

Stanulis-Praeger BM, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Evidence that filopodia outgrowth is a common final pathway for fibroblast growth inhibition in vitro. Exp Dermatol 1:141-148, 1992.

Yaar M, Gilani A, DiBenedetto P, Harkness DD, Gilchrest BA. Gene modulation accompanying differentiation of normal versus malignant keratinocytes. Exp Cell Res 206:235-243, 1993.

Sanquer S, Eller MS, Gilchrest BA. Retinoids and state of differentiation modulate CRABP II gene expression in a skin equivalent. J Invest Dermatol 100:148-153,1993.

Park HY, Russakovsky V, Ohno S, Gilchrest BA. The β isoform of protein kinase C stimulates human melanogenesis by activating tyrosinase in pigment cells. J Biol Chem 268:11742 11749, 1993.

Gilchrest BA, Zhai S, Eller MS, Yarosh DB, Yaar M. Treatment of human melanocytes and S91 melanoma cells with the DNA repair enzyme T4 endonuclease V enhances melanogenesis after ultraviolet irradiation. J Invest Dermatol 101:666-672, 1993.

Reenstra WR, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Effect of donor age on epidermal growth factor processing in man. Exp Cell Res 209:118-122, 1993.

Roddey PK, Garmyn M, Park HY, Bhawan J, and Gilchrest BA. Ultraviolet irradiation induces c-fos but not c-has-ras proto-oncogene expression in human epidermis. J Invest Dermatol 102:296-299, 1994.

Tang A, Eller MS, Hara M, Yaar M, Hirohashi S, Gilchrest BA. E-cadherin is the major mediator of human melanocyte adhesion to keratinocytes in vitro. J Cell Science 107: 983-992, 1994

Sanquer S, Gilchrest BA. Characterization of human cellular retinoic acid-binding proteins-I and -II: Ligand binding affinities and distribution in skin. Arch Biochem Biophys 311:86-94, 1994.

Yaar M, Eller M, DiBenedetto P, Reenstra WR, Zhai S, McQuaid T, Archambault M, Gilchrest BA. The trk family of receptors mediates nerve growth factor and neurotrophin-3 effects in melanocytes. J Clin Invest 94:1550-1562, 1994.

Werninghaus K, Meydani M, Bhawan J, Margolis R, Blumberg JB, Gilchrest BA. Evaluation of the photoprotective effect of oral vitamin E supplementation. Arch Dermatol 130:1257-1261, 1994.

Hara M, Yaar M, Tang A, Eller MS, Reenstra WR, Gilchrest BA. Role of integrins in melanocyte attachment and dendricity. J Cell Science 107:2739-2748, 1994.

Eller MS, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. DNA damage and melanogenesis. Nature 372:413-414, 1994.

Eller MS, Harkness DD, Bhawan J, Gilchrest BA. Epidermal differentiation enhances CRABP II expression in human skin. J Invest Dermatol 103:785-790, 1994.

Yamamoto O, Bhawan J, Hara M, Gilchrest BA. Keratinocyte degeneration in human facial skin: Documentation of new ultrastructural markers for photodamage and their improvement during topical tretinoin therapy. Exp Dermatol 4:9-19, 1995.

Yaar M, Eller MS, Bhawan J, Harkness DD, DiBenedetto PJ, Gilchrest BA. In vivo and in vitro SPRR1 gene expression in normal and malignant keratinocytes. Exp Cell Res 217:217-226, 1995.

Garmyn M, Ribaya-Mercado JD, Russell RM, Bhawan J, Gilchrest BA. Effect of beta-carotene supplementation on the human sunburn reaction. Exp Dermatol 4:104-111, 1995.

Eller MS, Muz P, Gilchrest BA. Regulation of CRABP II mRNA expression in human keratinocytes. Exp Dermatol 4:97-103, 1995.

Yamamoto O, Bhawan J, Solares G, Tsay AW, Gilchrest BA. Ultrastructural effects of topical tretinoin on dermo-epidermal junction and papillary dermis in photodamaged skin. A controlled study. Exp Dermatol 4:146-154, 1995.

Archambault M, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Keratinocytes and fibroblasts in a human skin equivalent model enhance melanocyte survival and melanin synthesis after ultraviolet irradiation. J Invest Dermatol 104:859-867, 1995.

Ribaya-Mercado JD, Garmyn M, Gilchrest BA, Russell RM. Skin lycopene is destroyed preferentially over β-carotene during ultraviolet irradiation in humans. J Nutr 125:1854-1859, 1995.

Eller MS, Yaar M, Ostrom K, Harkness DD, Gilchrest BA. A role for interleukin-1 in epidermal differentiation: Regulation by expression of functional versus decoy receptors. J Cell Science 108:2741-2746, 1995.

Bhawan J, Palko M, Lee J, Labadie R, Lew B, Lufrano L, Thorne EG, Gilchrest BA. Reversible histologic effects of tretinoin on photodamaged skin. Geriatr Dermatol 3:62-67, 1995.

Allan A, Archambault M, Messana E, Gilchrest BA. Topically applied diacylglycerols increase pigmentation in guinea pig skin. J Invest Dermatol 105:687-692, 1995.

Hara M, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Endothelin-1 of keratinocyte origin is a mediator of melanocyte dendricity. J Invest Dermatol 105:744-748, 1995.

Tang A, Gilchrest BA. Regulation of keratinocyte growth factor gene expression in human skin fibroblasts. J Dermatol Sci 11:41-50, 1996.

Eller MS, Ostrom K, Gilchrest BA. DNA damage enhances melanogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 93:1087-1092, 1996.

Bhawan J, Olsen E, Lufrano L, Thorne EG, Schwab B, Gilchrest BA. Histologic evaluation of the long term effects of tretinoin on photodamaged skin. J Dermatol Sci 11:177-182, 1996.

Wintzen M, Yaar M, Burbach JPH, Gilchrest BA. Proopiomelanocortin gene product regulation in keratinocytes. J Invest Dermatol 106:673-678, 1996.

Zhai S, Yaar M, Doyle SM, Gilchrest BA. Nerve growth factor rescues pigment cells from ultraviolet induced apoptosis by upregulating BCL-2 levels. Exp Cell Res 224:335-343, 1996.

Park HY, Gilchrest BA. Reduction of melanogenic activity and responsiveness to a-melanocyte-stimulating hormone during serial passage of melanoma cells. J Cut Med Surg 1:4-9, 1996.

Park HY, Russsakovsky V, Ao Y, Fernandez E, Gilchrest BA. a-Melanocyte stimulating hormone-induced pigmentation is blocked by depletion of protein kinase C. Exp Cell Res 227:70-79, 1996.

Reenstra WR, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Aging affects epidermal growth factor receptor phosphorylation and traffic kinetics. Exp Cell Res 227:252-255, 1996.

Hara M, Masahiko T, Yaar M, Bhawan J, Avila EM, Penner IR, Gilchrest BA. Innervation of melanocytes in human skin. J Exp Med 184:1385-1395, 1996.

Yarosh D, Klein J, Kibitel J, et al. Enzyme therapy of xeroderma pigmentosum: safety efficacy testing of T4N5 liposome lotion containing a prokaryotic DNA repair enzyme. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 12:122-130, 1996.

Leverkus M, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Expression and modulation of Fas/APO 1 (CD 95) in human keratinocytes. Exp Cell Res 232:255-262, 1997.

Yaar M, Zhai S, Gilchrest BA. Binding of b-amyloid to the p75 neurotrophin receptor induces apoptosis: a possible mechanism for Alzheimer’s disease. J Clin Invest 100:2333-2340, 1997.

Eller MS, Maeda T, Magnoni C, Atwal D, Gilchrest BA. Enhancement of DNA repair in human skin cells by thymidine dinucleotides: Evidence for a p53-mediated mammalian SOS response. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 94:12627-12632, 1997.

Leverkus M, Yaar M, Eller MS, Tang EH, Gilchrest BA. Post-transcriptional regulation of UV-induced TNF alpha expression. J Invest Dermatol 110:353-357, 1998.

Choi SW, Park HY, Rubeiz N, Sachs D, Gilchrest BA. Protein kinase C-a levels are inversely associated with growth rate in cultured human dermal fibroblasts. J Dermatol Sci 18:54-63, 1998.

Sanquer S, Reenstra WE, Eller MS, Gilchrest BA. Keratinocytes and dermal factors activate CRABP-I in melanocytes. Exp Dermatol 7:369-379, 1998.

Ao Y, Park HY, Gilchrest BA. a-Melanocyte stimulating hormone increases tyrosinase gene transcription in murine melanoma cells. Exp Cell Res 244:117-124, 1998.

Goukassian DA, Eller MS, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Thymidine dinucleotide mimics the effect of solar simulated irradiation on p53 and p53-regulated proteins. J Invest Dermatol 112:25-31, 1999.

Maeda T, Eller MS, Hedayati M, Grossman L, Gilchrest BA. Enhanced repair of benzo(a)pyrene-induced DNA damage in human cells exposed to thymidine dinucleotides. Mut Res 433:137-145, 1999.

Park HY, Perez JM, Laursen R, Gilchrest BA. Protein kinase C-b activates tyrosinase by phosphorylating serine residues in its cytoplasmic domain. J Biol Chem 274:16470-16478, 1999.

Cruz Jr. P, Leverkus M, Dougherty I, Eller M, Gilchrest BA. Thymidine dinucleotides inhibit the induction of contact hypersensitivity and activate the gene for TNFa. J Invest Dermatol 114:253-258, 2000.

Hara M, Yaar M, Byers HR, Goukassian D, Fine RE, Gilchrest BA. Kinesin participates in anterograde melanosomal transport. J Invest Dermatol 114:438-443, 2000

Byers HR, Yaar M, Eller MS, Jalbert NL, Gilchrest BA. Cytoplasmic dynein participates in retrograde melanosomal transport. J Invest Dermatol 114:990-997, 2000.

Goukassian D, Gad F, Yaar M, Eller MS, Nehal U, Gilchrest BA. Mechanisms and implications of the age-associated decrease in DNA repair capacity. FASEB J 14:1325-1334, 2000.

Botchkarev VA, Komarova EA, Siebenhaar F, Botchkareva NV, Komarov PG, Maurer M, Gilchrest BA, Gudkov AV. p53 is essential for chemotherapy-induced hair loss. Cancer Res 60:5002-5006, 2000.

Hadshiew IM, Eller MS, Gasparro FP, Gilchrest BA. Stimulation of melanogenesis by DNA oligonucleotides: effect of size, sequence and 5′ phosphorylation. J Dermatol Sci 25:127-138, 2001.

Botchkareva NV, Khlaghtian M, Longley BJ, Botchkarev VA, Gilchrest BA. SCF/c-kit signaling is required for cyclic regeneration of the hair pigmentation unit. FASEB J 15: 645-658, 2001.

Leccia MT, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Solar simulated irradiation modulates gene expression and activity of antioxidant enzymes in cultured human dermal fibroblasts. Exp Dermatol 10: 272-279, 2001.

Botchkarev VA, Komarova EA, Siebenhaar F, Botchkareva NV, Sharov AV, Komarov PG, Maurer M, Gudkov AV, Gilchrest BA. p53 involvement in the control of murine hair follicle regression. Am J Pathol 158:1913-1920, 2001.

Khlgatian M, Hadshiew I, Asawanonda P, Yaar M, Eller MS, Fujita M, Norris D, Gilchrest BA. Tyrosinase gene expression is regulated by p53. J Invest Dermatol 118:126-132, 2002.

Eller MS, Puri N, Hadshiew IM, Venna SS, Gilchrest BA. Induction of apoptosis by telomere 3’ overhang-specific DNA. Exp Cell Res 276:185-193, 2002.

Yaar M, Zhai S, Fine RE, Eisenhaurer PB, Arble BL, Stewart KB, Gilchrest BA. Amyloid beta binds trimers as well as monomers of the 75-kDa neurotrophin receptor and activates receptor signaling. J Biol Chem 277:7720-7725, 2002.

Botchkarev, VA, Botchkareva NV, Sharov AA, Funa K, Huber O, Gilchrest BA. Modulation of BMP signaling by noggin is required for induction of the secondary (nontylotrich) hair follicles. J Invest Dermatol 118:3-10, 2002.

Goukassian DA, Bagheri S, el-Keeb L, Eller MS, Gilchrest BA. DNA oligonucleotide treatment corrects the age-associated decline in DNA repair capacity. FASEB J. 16:754-756, 2002. (Full text article at www.fasebj.org)

Geller AC, Sober AJ, Zhang Z, Miller DR, Brooks DR, Halpern A, Gilchrest BA. Strategies to improve melanoma education and screening for men 50 years of age and older: Findings from the American Academy of Dermatology National Skin Cancer Screening Program. Cancer 95:1554-1561, 2002.

Geller AC, Venna S, Prout M, Miller DR, Demierre M-F, Koh H, Gilchrest, BA. Should the skin cancer examination be taught in medical school? Arch Dermatol 238:1201-1203, 2002.

Al Mahroos M, Yaar M, Phillips T, Bhawan J, Gilchrest BA. Effect of sunscreen application on UV-induced thymine dimers. Arch Dermatol. 138:1480-1485, 2002.

Geller AC, Miller DR, Annas GD, Demierre MF, Gilchrest BA, Koh HK. Melanoma incidence and mortality among US whites, 1969-1999. JAMA 288:1719-1720, 2002.

Rubeiz N, Park H-P, Gilchrest BA. Protein kinase C-β is induced in ionizing irradiation induced pigmentation. J Photoscience. 9:209-212, 2002.

Li GZ, Eller MS, Firoozabadi R, Gilchrest BA. Evidence that exposure of the telomere 3′ overhang sequence induces senescence. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA) 100:527-531, 2003.

Geller AC, Zhang Z, Sober AJ, Halpern A, Weinstock MA, Daniels S, Miller Dr, Demierre MF, Brooks DR, Gilchrest BA. The first 15 years of the American Academy of Dermatology Skin Cancer Screening Programs (1985 – 1999). J Am Acad Dermatol 48:34-41, 2003.

Sharov AA, Li G-Z, Palkina TN, Sharova TY, Gilchrest BA, Botchkarev VA. Fas and c-kit are involved in the control of hair follicle melanocyte apoptosis and migration in chemotherapy-induced hair loss. J Invest Dermatol 120:27-35, 2003.

Eller MS, Li GZ, Firoozabadi R, Puri N, Gilchrest BA. Induction of a p95/NBS1-mediated S-phase checkpoint by telomere 3′ overhang specific DNA. FASEB J 17:152-62, 2003.

Curiel-Lewandrowski C, Venna SS, Eller MS, Cruikshank W, Dougherty I, Cruz PD Jr., Gilchrest BA. Inhibition of the elicitation phase of contact hypersensitivity by thymidine dinucleotides is in part mediated by increased expression of IL-10 in human keratinocytes. Exp. Dermatol. 12:145-52, 2003.

Kosmakaki M, Yaar M, Arble B, Gilchrest BA. UV induces VEGF through a TNF-alpha independent pathway. FASEB J 17:446-448, 2003.

Sharov AA, Weiner L, Sharova T, Siebenhaar F, Atoyan R, Rgeinato A, McNamara C, Funa K, Gilchrest BA, Brissette J, Botchkarev V. Noggin overexpression inhibits eyelid opening by altering epidermal apoptosis and differentiation. EMBO J 22:1-13, 2003.

Stefanato CM, Yaar M, Bhawan J, Phillips TJ, Kosmadaki MG, Botchkarev V, Gilchrest BA. Modulations of nerve growth factor and BCL-2 in UV-irradiated human epidermis. J Cutan Pathol. 30:351-357, 2003.

Geller AC, Emmons K, Brooks DR, Zhang Z, Powers C, Koh HK, Sober AJ, Miller DR, Li F, Haluska F, Gilchrest BA. Skin cancer prevention and detection practices among siblings of patients with melanoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 49:631-638, 2003.

Touma D, Yaar M, Whitehead S, Konnikov N, Gilchrest BA. A trial of short incubation broad area photodynamic therapy for treatment of facial actinic keratoses and diffuse photodamage. Arch Dermatol. 140:33-40, 2004.

Park HY, Lee J, Gonzalez S, Middelkamp-Hup, MA, Kapasi S, Peterson S, Gilchrest BA. Topical application of a PKC inhibitor reduces skin and hair pigmentation. J Invest Dermatol. 122:159-166, 2004.

Luo D, Yaar M, Zhai A, Gilchrest BA. Solar simulated irradiation evokes a persistent and biphasic IL-1α response. Exp Dermatol. 13:11-17, 2004.

Goukassian DA, Helms E, van Steeg H, van Oostrom C, Bhawan J, Gilchrest BA. Topical DNA oligonucleotide therapy reduces UV-induced mutations and photocarcinogenesis in hairless mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA). 101:3933-3938, 2004.

Verdier-Sevrain S, Yaar M, Cantatore J, Traish A, Gilchrest BA. Estradiol induces proliferation of keratinocytes via receptor mediated mechanisms. FASEB J. 18:1252-1254, 2004.

Puri N, Eller MS, Byers HR, Dykstra S, Kubera J, Gilchrest BA. Telomere-based DNA damage responses: A novel approach to melanoma. FASEB J. 18:1373-1381, 2004.

Sharov AA, Siebenhaar F, Sharova TY, Botchkareva NV, Gilchrest BA, Botchkarev VA. Fas signaling is involved in the control of hair follicle response to chemotherapy. Cancer Res. 64:6266-6270, 2004.

Li GZ, Eller MS, Gilchrest BA. Signaling pathway requirements for induction of senescence by telomere homolog oligonucleotides. Exp Cell Res 301:189-200, 2004.

Park HY, Wu H, Kiloran C, Gilchrest BA. The receptor for activated C-kinase-I (RACK-I) anchors activated PKC-β on melanosomes. J Cell Sci 117:3659-68, 2004.

Itkin A, Gilchrest BA. δ-Aminolevulinic acid and blue light photodynamic therapy for treatment of multiple basal cell carcinomas in two patients with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. Dermatol Surg. 30:1-8, 2004.

Marwaha V, Chen YH, Helms E, Arad S, Inoue H, Bord E, Kishore R, Der Sarkissian R, Gilchrest BA. T-oligo treatment decreases constitutive and UVB-induced COX-2 levels through P53-and NFkappa B-dependent repression of the COX-2 promoter. J Biol Chem 280:32379-32388, 2005.

Sharov AA, Fessing M, Atoyan R, Sharova TY, Haskell-Luevano C, Weiner L, Funa K, Brissette JL, Gilchrest BA, Botchkarev VA. Bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) signaling controls hair pigmentation by means of cross-talk with the melanocortin receptor-1 pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci 102:93-98, 2005.

Kim E, Park HY, Yaar M, Gilchrest BA. Modulation of vascular endothelial growth factor receptors in melanocytes. Exp Dermatol. 14:625-33, 2005.

Middelkamp-Hup M, Park HY, Lee J, Gilchrest BA, Gonzalez S. Detection of UV-induced pigmentary and epidermal changes over time using in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy. J Invest Dermatol. 126:402-407, 2006.

Moore MM, Geller AC, ZhangZ, Hayes BB, BergstromK, Graves JE, Kim A, Martinez J-C, Shahabi L, Miller DR, Gilchrest BA. Skin cancer examination teaching in US medical education. Arch Dermatol 142:440-444, 2006.

Chapas AM, Gilchrest BA. Broad area photodynamic therapy for treatment of multiple basal cell carcinomas in a patient with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. J Drugs Dermatol 5 (Suppl):3-5, 2006.

Brandling-Bennett HA, Capaldi LA, Gilchrest BA, Geller AC. Improving skin cancer prevention and detection education in US medical schools. Arch Dermatol. 142:524-526, 2006

Park HY, Wu C, Yonemoto L, Murphy-Smith M, Wu H, Stachur CM, Gilchrest BA. MITF mediates cAMP-induced protein kinase C-beta expression in human melanocytes. Biochem J. 395:571-578, 2006.

Geller AC, Emmons K, Brooks DR, Powers C, Zhang Z, Koh H, Heeren T, Sober AJ, Li F, Gilchrest BA. A randomized trial to improve skin cancer detection and prevention practices among siblings of melanoma patients. Cancer. 107:806-814, 2006.

Yaar M, Wu C, Panova I, Gilchrest BA. Bone morphogenetic protein-4: A novel modulator of melanogenesis. J Biol Chem. 281:25307-14, 2006.

Arad S, Konnikov N, Goukassian DA, Gilchrest BA. T-oligos augment UV-induced protective responses in human skin. FASEB J. 20:1895-7, 2006.

Eller MS, Liao X, Liu SY, , Hanna K, Backvall H, Opresko PL, Bohr VA, Gilchrest BA. A role for WRN in telomere-based DNA damage responses. Proc Natal Acad Sci (USA). 103:15073-8, 2006.

Losina E, Walensky RP, Geller A, Beddingfield FC, Gilchrest BA, Freedberg KA. Visual screening for malignant melanoma: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Arch Dermatol 143:21-28, 2007.

Ohashi N, Yaar M, Eller M, Tuzzi F, Gilchrest BA. Features that determine telomere homolog oligonucleotide-induced therapeutic damage-like responses in cancer cells. J Cell Physiol. 210: 582-595, 2007.

Yaar M, Eller MS, Panova I, Kubera J, Cowan KH, Gilchrest BA. Telomeric DNA induces differentiation, apoptosis and senescence of human breast carcinoma cells. Breast Cancer Res 9:R13, doi:10.1186/bcr1646, 2007.

Loo D, Geller A, Gilchrest BA. Academic dermatology manpower: Issues of recruitment and retention. Arch Dermatol. 143: 341-347, 2007.

Aoki H, Iwado E, Eller MS, Kondo Y, Fujiwara K, Li G-Z, Hess KR, Siwak DR, Sawaya R, Mills GB, Gilchrest BA, Kondo S. Effect of telomere 3′ overhang-specific DNA oligonucleotides on malignant glioma cells. FASEB J. 21:2918-2930, 2007.

Yaar M, Zhai S, Panova I, Fine R, Eisenhauer P, Blusjtajn J, Lopez-Covella I, Gilchrest BA. A cyclic peptide that binds p75NTR protects neurons from beta amyloid-induced cell death. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 33:533-543, 2007.

Atoyan R, Sharov A, Eller M, Sargsyan A, Botchkarev V, Gilchrest BA. Oligonucleotide treatment increases eumelanogenesis, hair pigmentation, and melanocortin-1 receptor expression in the hair follicle. Exp Dermatol. 16: 671-677, 2007.

Arad S, Konnikov N, Goukassian DA, Gilchrest BA. Quantification of inducible SOS-like photoprotective responses in human skin. J Invest Dermatol. 11:2629-2636, 2007.

Arad S, Zattra E, Hebert J, Epstein E, Goukassian D, Gilchrest BA. Topical pTT treatment reduces UV-induced BCC development in Ptch-1 +/- mice. Am J Pathol. 172: 1248-1255, 2008.

Yaar M, Arble BL, Stewart KB, Qureshi NH, Kowall NW, Gilchrest BA. p75NTR antagonistic cyclic peptide decreases the size of beta amyloid induced brain inflammation. Cell Mol Neurobiol 28:1027–1031, 2008.

Longe HO, Romesser PB, Rankin AM, Faller DV, Eller MS, Gilchrest BA, Denis GV. Telomere homolog oligonucleotides induce apoptosis in malignant but not in normal lymphoid cells: Mechanism and therapeutic potential. Int J Cancer 124: 473-482, 2009.

Park HY, Wu C, Yaar M, Stachur C, Kosmadaki M, Gilchrest B. Role of BMP-4 and its signaling pathways in cultured human melanocytes. Int J Cell Biol (in press).

Lee MS, Yaar M, Eller MS, Ruenger TM, Gao Y, Gilchrest BA. Telomeric DNA induces p53-dependent reactive oxygen. J Dermatol Sci 56:154-162, 2009 doi: 10.1016/j.jdermsci.2009.08.008.

Gilchrest BA, Brightman LA, Thiele JT, Wasserman DI. Photodynamic therapy for patients with basal cell nevus syndrome. J Dermatol Surg 35:1576-1581, 2009.

Coleman C, Levine D, Kishore R,… Gilchrest BA, Goukassian DA. Inhibition of melanoma angiogenesis by telomere homolog oligonucleotides. J Oncology (in press).



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