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Last Name

Octavian Bucur, M.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Pathology (EXT)
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215

 awards and honors
2007 - 2008Lady Tata Memorial Trust Fellowship/Award, London, UK
2008 - American Association for Cancer Research-Aflac Scholar in Training Award
2008 - 2009Lady Tata Memorial Trust Fellowship/Award, London, UK (elongation)
2010 - IUBMB Fellowship to attend the Young Scientist Forum and OzBio2010 Conference, Melbourne, Australia

 selected publications
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  1. Pennarun B, Gaidos G, Bucur O, Tinari A, Rupasinghe C, Jin T, Dewar R, Song K, Santos MT, Malorni W, Mierke D, Khosravi-Far R. killerFLIP: a novel lytic peptide specifically inducing cancer cell death. Cell Death Dis. 2013; 4:e894.
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  2. Bucur O, Stancu AL, Goganau I, Petrescu SM, Pennarun B, Bertomeu T, Dewar R, Khosravi-Far R. Combination of bortezomib and mitotic inhibitors down-modulate bcr-abl and efficiently eliminates tyrosine-kinase inhibitor sensitive and resistant bcr-abl-positive leukemic cells. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e77390.
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  3. Bucur O, Pennarun B, Stancu AL, Nadler M, Muraru MS, Bertomeu T, Khosravi-Far R. Poor antibody validation is a challenge in biomedical research: a case study for detection of c-FLIP. Apoptosis. 2013 Oct; 18(10):1154-62.
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  4. Liehn EA, Bucur O, Weber C. Role of microparticles as messengers enhancing stem cell activity after genetic engineering. Circ Res. 2012 Jul 20; 111(3):265-7.
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  5. Bucur O, Stancu AL, Khosravi-Far R, Almasan A. Analysis of apoptosis methods recently used in Cancer Research and Cell Death & Disease publications. Cell Death Dis. 2012; 3:e263.
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  6. Plati J, Bucur O, Khosravi-Far R. Apoptotic cell signaling in cancer progression and therapy. Integr Biol (Camb). 2011 Apr; 3(4):279-96.
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  7. Singh A, Ye M, Bucur O, Zhu S, Tanya Santos M, Rabinovitz I, Wei W, Gao D, Hahn WC, Khosravi-Far R. Protein phosphatase 2A reactivates FOXO3a through a dynamic interplay with 14-3-3 and AKT. Mol Biol Cell. 2010 Mar 15; 21(6):1140-52.
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  8. Plati J, Bucur O, Khosravi-Far R. Dysregulation of apoptotic signaling in cancer: molecular mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities. J Cell Biochem. 2008 Jul 1; 104(4):1124-49.
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  9. Melet A, Song K, Bucur O, Jagani Z, Grassian AR, Khosravi-Far R. Apoptotic pathways in tumor progression and therapy. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2008; 615:47-79.
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  10. Bucur O, Ray S, Bucur MC, Almasan A. APO2 ligand/tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand in prostate cancer therapy. Front Biosci. 2006; 11:1549-68.
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  11. Ray S, Bucur O, Almasan A. Sensitization of prostate carcinoma cells to Apo2L/TRAIL by a Bcl-2 family protein inhibitor. Apoptosis. 2005 Dec; 10(6):1411-8.
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  12. Bucur O, Nat R, Cretoiu D, Popescu LM. Phagocytosis of apoptotic cells by microglia in vitro. J Cell Mol Med. 2001 Oct-Dec; 5(4):438-41.
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