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Sylvan Charles Baca, M.D.,Ph.D.

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  1. Morova T, Ding Y, Huang CF, Sar F, Schwarz T, Giambartolomei C, Baca SC, Grishin D, Hach F, Gusev A, Freedman ML, Pasaniuc B, Lack NA. Optimized high-throughput screening of non-coding variants identified from genome-wide association studies. Nucleic Acids Res. 2022 Dec 22. PMID: 36546757.
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  2. Kneppers J, Severson TM, Siefert JC, Schol P, Joosten SEP, Yu IPL, Huang CF, Morova T, Altintas UB, Giambartolomei C, Seo JH, Baca SC, Carneiro I, Emberly E, Pasaniuc B, Jerónimo C, Henrique R, Freedman ML, Wessels LFA, Lack NA, Bergman AM, Zwart W. Extensive androgen receptor enhancer heterogeneity in primary prostate cancers underlies transcriptional diversity and metastatic potential. Nat Commun. 2022 11 30; 13(1):7367. PMID: 36450752; PMCID: PMC9712620.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  3. De Sarkar N, Patton RD, Doebley AL, Hanratty B, Adil M, Kreitzman AJ, Sarthy JF, Ko M, Brahma S, Meers MP, Janssens DH, Ang LS, Coleman IM, Bose A, Dumpit RF, Lucas JM, Nunez TA, Nguyen HM, McClure HM, Pritchard CC, Schweizer MT, Morrissey C, Choudhury AD, Baca SC, Berchuck JE, Freedman ML, Ahmad K, Haffner MC, Montgomery RB, Corey E, Henikoff S, Nelson PS, Ha G. Nucleosome patterns in circulating tumor DNA reveal transcriptional regulation of advanced prostate cancer phenotypes. Cancer Discov. 2022 Nov 18. PMID: 36399432.
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  4. Shi X, Day A, Bergom HE, Tape S, Baca SC, Sychev ZE, Larson G, Bozicevich A, Drake JM, Zorko N, Wang J, Ryan CJ, Antonarakis ES, Hwang J. Integrative molecular analyses define correlates of high B7-H3 expression in metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer. NPJ Precis Oncol. 2022 Nov 02; 6(1):80. PMID: 36323882; PMCID: PMC9630314.
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  5. Baca SC, Singler C, Zacharia S, Seo JH, Morova T, Hach F, Ding Y, Schwarz T, Huang CF, Anderson J, Fay AP, Kalita C, Groha S, Pomerantz MM, Wang V, Linder S, Sweeney CJ, Zwart W, Lack NA, Pasaniuc B, Takeda DY, Gusev A, Freedman ML. Genetic determinants of chromatin reveal prostate cancer risk mediated by context-dependent gene regulation. Nat Genet. 2022 09; 54(9):1364-1375. PMID: 36071171; PMCID: PMC9784646.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  6. Linder S, Hoogstraat M, Stelloo S, Eickhoff N, Schuurman K, de Barros H, Alkemade M, Bekers EM, Severson TM, Sanders J, Huang CF, Morova T, Altintas UB, Hoekman L, Kim Y, Baca SC, Sjöström M, Zaalberg A, Hintzen DC, de Jong J, Kluin RJC, de Rink I, Giambartolomei C, Seo JH, Pasaniuc B, Altelaar M, Medema RH, Feng FY, Zoubeidi A, Freedman ML, Wessels LFA, Butler LM, Lack NA, van der Poel H, Bergman AM, Zwart W. Drug-Induced Epigenomic Plasticity Reprograms Circadian Rhythm Regulation to Drive Prostate Cancer toward Androgen Independence. Cancer Discov. 2022 09 02; 12(9):2074-2097. PMID: 35754340; PMCID: PMC7613567.
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  7. Berchuck JE, Adib E, Abou Alaiwi S, Dash AK, Shin JN, Lowder D, McColl C, Castro P, Carelli R, Benedetti E, Deng J, Robertson M, Baca SC, Bell C, McClure HM, El Zarif T, Davidsohn MP, Lakshminarayanan G, Rizwan K, Skapura DG, Grimm SL, Davis CM, Ehli EA, Kelleher KM, Seo JH, Mitsiades N, Coarfa C, Pomerantz MM, Loda M, Ittmann M, Freedman ML, Kaochar S. The Prostate Cancer Androgen Receptor Cistrome in African American Men Associates with Upregulation of Lipid Metabolism and Immune Response. Cancer Res. 2022 08 16; 82(16):2848-2859. PMID: 35731919; PMCID: PMC9379363.
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  8. Hwang JH, Arafeh R, Seo JH, Baca SC, Ludwig M, Arnoff TE, Sawyer L, Richter C, Tape S, Bergom HE, McSweeney S, Rennhack JP, Klingenberg SA, Cheung ATM, Kwon J, So J, Kregel S, Van Allen EM, Drake JM, Freedman ML, Hahn WC. CREB5 reprograms FOXA1 nuclear interactions to promote resistance to androgen receptor-targeting therapies. Elife. 2022 05 12; 11. PMID: 35550030; PMCID: PMC9135408.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  9. Nouruzi S, Ganguli D, Tabrizian N, Kobelev M, Sivak O, Namekawa T, Thaper D, Baca SC, Freedman ML, Aguda A, Davies A, Zoubeidi A. ASCL1 activates neuronal stem cell-like lineage programming through remodeling of the chromatin landscape in prostate cancer. Nat Commun. 2022 04 27; 13(1):2282. PMID: 35477723; PMCID: PMC9046280.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  10. Lu X, Fong KW, Gritsina G, Wang F, Baca SC, Brea LT, Berchuck JE, Spisak S, Ross J, Morrissey C, Corey E, Chandel NS, Catalona WJ, Yang X, Freedman ML, Zhao JC, Yu J. HOXB13 suppresses de novo lipogenesis through HDAC3-mediated epigenetic reprogramming in prostate cancer. Nat Genet. 2022 05; 54(5):670-683. PMID: 35468964; PMCID: PMC9117466.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  11. Berchuck JE, Baca SC, McClure HM, Korthauer K, Tsai HK, Nuzzo PV, Kelleher KM, He M, Steinharter JA, Zacharia S, Spisak S, Seo JH, Conteduca V, Elemento O, Auh J, Sigouros M, Corey E, Hirsch MS, Taplin ME, Choueiri TK, Pomerantz MM, Beltran H, Freedman ML. Detecting Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer Through Tissue-Informed Cell-Free DNA Methylation Analysis. Clin Cancer Res. 2022 Mar 01; 28(5):928-938. PMID: 34907080; PMCID: PMC8898270.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  12. Tang S, Sethunath V, Metaferia NY, Nogueira MF, Gallant DS, Garner ER, Lairson LA, Penney CM, Li J, Gelbard MK, Alaiwi SA, Seo JH, Hwang JH, Strathdee CA, Baca SC, AbuHammad S, Zhang X, Doench JG, Hahn WC, Takeda DY, Freedman ML, Choi PS, Viswanathan SR. A genome-scale CRISPR screen reveals PRMT1 as a critical regulator of androgen receptor signaling in prostate cancer. Cell Rep. 2022 02 22; 38(8):110417. PMID: 35196489; PMCID: PMC9036938.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  13. Giambartolomei C, Seo JH, Schwarz T, Freund MK, Johnson RD, Spisak S, Baca SC, Gusev A, Mancuso N, Pasaniuc B, Freedman ML. H3K27ac HiChIP in prostate cell lines identifies risk genes for prostate cancer susceptibility. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 12 02; 108(12):2284-2300. PMID: 34822763; PMCID: PMC8715276.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  14. Cejas P, Xie Y, Font-Tello A, Lim K, Syamala S, Qiu X, Tewari AK, Shah N, Nguyen HM, Patel RA, Brown L, Coleman I, Hackeng WM, Brosens L, Dreijerink KMA, Ellis L, Alaiwi SA, Seo JH, Baca S, Beltran H, Khani F, Pomerantz M, Dall'Agnese A, Crowdis J, Van Allen EM, Bellmunt J, Morrisey C, Nelson PS, DeCaprio J, Farago A, Dyson N, Drapkin B, Liu XS, Freedman M, Haffner MC, Corey E, Brown M, Long HW. Subtype heterogeneity and epigenetic convergence in neuroendocrine prostate cancer. Nat Commun. 2021 10 01; 12(1):5775. PMID: 34599169; PMCID: PMC8486778.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  15. Baca SC, Takeda DY, Seo JH, Hwang J, Ku SY, Arafeh R, Arnoff T, Agarwal S, Bell C, O'Connor E, Qiu X, Alaiwi SA, Corona RI, Fonseca MAS, Giambartolomei C, Cejas P, Lim K, He M, Sheahan A, Nassar A, Berchuck JE, Brown L, Nguyen HM, Coleman IM, Kaipainen A, De Sarkar N, Nelson PS, Morrissey C, Korthauer K, Pomerantz MM, Ellis L, Pasaniuc B, Lawrenson K, Kelly K, Zoubeidi A, Hahn WC, Beltran H, Long HW, Brown M, Corey E, Freedman ML. Reprogramming of the FOXA1 cistrome in treatment-emergent neuroendocrine prostate cancer. Nat Commun. 2021 03 30; 12(1):1979. PMID: 33785741.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  16. Morel KL, Sheahan AV, Burkhart DL, Baca SC, Boufaied N, Liu Y, Qiu X, Cañadas I, Roehle K, Heckler M, Calagua C, Ye H, Pantelidou C, Galbo P, Panja S, Mitrofanova A, Wilkinson S, Whitlock NC, Trostel SY, Hamid AA, Kibel AS, Barbie DA, Choudhury AD, Pomerantz MM, Sweeney CJ, Long HW, Einstein DJ, Shapiro GI, Dougan SK, Sowalsky AG, He HH, Freedman ML, Balk SP, Loda M, Labbé DP, Olson BM, Ellis L. EZH2 inhibition activates a dsRNA-STING-interferon stress axis that potentiates response to PD-1 checkpoint blockade in prostate cancer. Nat Cancer. 2021 04; 2(4):444-456. PMID: 33899001; PMCID: PMC8061902.
    Citations: 30     Translation:HumansCells
  17. Bakouny Z, Braun DA, Shukla SA, Pan W, Gao X, Hou Y, Flaifel A, Tang S, Bosma-Moody A, He MX, Vokes N, Nyman J, Xie W, Nassar AH, Abou Alaiwi S, Flippot R, Bouchard G, Steinharter JA, Nuzzo PV, Ficial M, Sant'Angelo M, Forman J, Berchuck JE, Dudani S, Bi K, Park J, Camp S, Sticco-Ivins M, Hirsch L, Baca SC, Wind-Rotolo M, Ross-Macdonald P, Sun M, Lee GM, Chang SL, Wei XX, McGregor BA, Harshman LC, Genovese G, Ellis L, Pomerantz M, Hirsch MS, Freedman ML, Atkins MB, Wu CJ, Ho TH, Linehan WM, McDermott DF, Heng DYC, Viswanathan SR, Signoretti S, Van Allen EM, Choueiri TK. Integrative molecular characterization of sarcomatoid and rhabdoid renal cell carcinoma. Nat Commun. 2021 02 05; 12(1):808. PMID: 33547292.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  18. Nuzzo PV, Berchuck JE, Korthauer K, Spisak S, Nassar AH, Alaiwi SA, Chakravarthy A, Shen SY, Bakouny Z, Boccardo F, Steinharter J, Bouchard G, Curran CR, Pan W, Baca SC, Seo JH, Lee GM, Michaelson MD, Chang SL, Waikar SS, Sonpavde G, Irizarry RA, Pomerantz M, De Carvalho DD, Choueiri TK, Freedman ML. Author Correction: Detection of renal cell carcinoma using plasma and urine cell-free DNA methylomes. Nat Med. 2020 Oct; 26(10):1663. PMID: 32895574.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    
  19. Pomerantz MM, Qiu X, Zhu Y, Takeda DY, Pan W, Baca SC, Gusev A, Korthauer KD, Severson TM, Ha G, Viswanathan SR, Seo JH, Nguyen HM, Zhang B, Pasaniuc B, Giambartolomei C, Alaiwi SA, Bell CA, O'Connor EP, Chabot MS, Stillman DR, Lis R, Font-Tello A, Li L, Cejas P, Bergman AM, Sanders J, van der Poel HG, Gayther SA, Lawrenson K, Fonseca MAS, Reddy J, Corona RI, Martovetsky G, Egan B, Choueiri T, Ellis L, Garraway IP, Lee GM, Corey E, Long HW, Zwart W, Freedman ML. Prostate cancer reactivates developmental epigenomic programs during metastatic progression. Nat Genet. 2020 08; 52(8):790-799. PMID: 32690948.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  20. Nuzzo PV, Berchuck JE, Korthauer K, Spisak S, Nassar AH, Abou Alaiwi S, Chakravarthy A, Shen SY, Bakouny Z, Boccardo F, Steinharter J, Bouchard G, Curran CR, Pan W, Baca SC, Seo JH, Lee GM, Michaelson MD, Chang SL, Waikar SS, Sonpavde G, Irizarry RA, Pomerantz M, De Carvalho DD, Choueiri TK, Freedman ML. Detection of renal cell carcinoma using plasma and urine cell-free DNA methylomes. Nat Med. 2020 07; 26(7):1041-1043. PMID: 32572266; PMCID: PMC8288043.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  21. Abou Alaiwi S, Nassar AH, Xie W, Bakouny Z, Berchuck JE, Braun DA, Baca SC, Nuzzo PV, Flippot R, Mouhieddine TH, Spurr LF, Li YY, Li T, Flaifel A, Steinharter JA, Margolis CA, Vokes NI, Du H, Shukla SA, Cherniack AD, Sonpavde G, Haddad RI, Awad MM, Giannakis M, Hodi FS, Liu XS, Signoretti S, Kadoch C, Freedman ML, Kwiatkowski DJ, Van Allen EM, Choueiri TK. Mammalian SWI/SNF Complex Genomic Alterations and Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Solid Tumors. Cancer Immunol Res. 2020 08; 8(8):1075-1084. PMID: 32321774.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Rasool RU, Natesan R, Deng Q, Aras S, Lal P, Sander Effron S, Mitchell-Velasquez E, Posimo JM, Carskadon S, Baca SC, Pomerantz MM, Siddiqui J, Schwartz LE, Lee DJ, Palanisamy N, Narla G, Den RB, Freedman ML, Brady DC, Asangani IA. CDK7 Inhibition Suppresses Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer through MED1 Inactivation. Cancer Discov. 2019 11; 9(11):1538-1555. PMID: 31466944.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  23. Prandi D, Baca SC, Romanel A, Barbieri CE, Mosquera JM, Fontugne J, Beltran H, Sboner A, Garraway LA, Rubin MA, Demichelis F. Erratum to: Unraveling the clonal hierarchy of somatic genomic aberrations. Genome Biol. 2017 05 02; 18(1):80. PMID: 28464947; PMCID: PMC5412043.
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  24. Baca SC, Wong KS, Strickland KC, Heller HT, Kim MI, Barletta JA, Cibas ES, Krane JF, Marqusee E, Angell TE. Qualifiers of atypia in the cytologic diagnosis of thyroid nodules are associated with different Afirma gene expression classifier results and clinical outcomes. Cancer Cytopathol. 2017 05; 125(5):313-322. PMID: 28152275; PMCID: PMC5484344.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  25. Perry JA, Kiezun A, Tonzi P, Van Allen EM, Carter SL, Baca SC, Cowley GS, Bhatt AS, Rheinbay E, Pedamallu CS, Helman E, Taylor-Weiner A, McKenna A, DeLuca DS, Lawrence MS, Ambrogio L, Sougnez C, Sivachenko A, Walensky LD, Wagle N, Mora J, de Torres C, Lavarino C, Dos Santos Aguiar S, Yunes JA, Brandalise SR, Mercado-Celis GE, Melendez-Zajgla J, Cárdenas-Cardós R, Velasco-Hidalgo L, Roberts CW, Garraway LA, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Gabriel SB, Lander ES, Golub TR, Orkin SH, Getz G, Janeway KA. Complementary genomic approaches highlight the PI3K/mTOR pathway as a common vulnerability in osteosarcoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 23; 111(51):E5564-73. PMID: 25512523; PMCID: PMC4280630.
    Citations: 183     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  26. Theurillat JP, Udeshi ND, Errington WJ, Svinkina T, Baca SC, Pop M, Wild PJ, Blattner M, Groner AC, Rubin MA, Moch H, Prive GG, Carr SA, Garraway LA. Prostate cancer. Ubiquitylome analysis identifies dysregulation of effector substrates in SPOP-mutant prostate cancer. Science. 2014 Oct 03; 346(6205):85-89. PMID: 25278611.
    Citations: 108     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  27. Prandi D, Baca SC, Romanel A, Barbieri CE, Mosquera JM, Fontugne J, Beltran H, Sboner A, Garraway LA, Rubin MA, Demichelis F. Unraveling the clonal hierarchy of somatic genomic aberrations. Genome Biol. 2014 Aug 26; 15(8):439. PMID: 25160065.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Lawrence MS, Stojanov P, Polak P, Kryukov GV, Cibulskis K, Sivachenko A, Carter SL, Stewart C, Mermel CH, Roberts SA, Kiezun A, Hammerman PS, McKenna A, Drier Y, Zou L, Ramos AH, Pugh TJ, Stransky N, Helman E, Kim J, Sougnez C, Ambrogio L, Nickerson E, Shefler E, Cortés ML, Auclair D, Saksena G, Voet D, Noble M, DiCara D, Lin P, Lichtenstein L, Heiman DI, Fennell T, Imielinski M, Hernandez B, Hodis E, Baca S, Dulak AM, Lohr J, Landau DA, Wu CJ, Melendez-Zajgla J, Hidalgo-Miranda A, Koren A, McCarroll SA, Mora J, Crompton B, Onofrio R, Parkin M, Winckler W, Ardlie K, Gabriel SB, Roberts CWM, Biegel JA, Stegmaier K, Bass AJ, Garraway LA, Meyerson M, Golub TR, Gordenin DA, Sunyaev S, Lander ES, Getz G. Mutational heterogeneity in cancer and the search for new cancer-associated genes. Nature. 2013 Jul 11; 499(7457):214-218. PMID: 23770567.
    Citations: 2450     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  29. Baca SC, Prandi D, Lawrence MS, Mosquera JM, Romanel A, Drier Y, Park K, Kitabayashi N, MacDonald TY, Ghandi M, Van Allen E, Kryukov GV, Sboner A, Theurillat JP, Soong TD, Nickerson E, Auclair D, Tewari A, Beltran H, Onofrio RC, Boysen G, Guiducci C, Barbieri CE, Cibulskis K, Sivachenko A, Carter SL, Saksena G, Voet D, Ramos AH, Winckler W, Cipicchio M, Ardlie K, Kantoff PW, Berger MF, Gabriel SB, Golub TR, Meyerson M, Lander ES, Elemento O, Getz G, Demichelis F, Rubin MA, Garraway LA. Punctuated evolution of prostate cancer genomes. Cell. 2013 Apr 25; 153(3):666-77. PMID: 23622249.
    Citations: 553     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Dulak AM, Schumacher SE, van Lieshout J, Imamura Y, Fox C, Shim B, Ramos AH, Saksena G, Baca SC, Baselga J, Tabernero J, Barretina J, Enzinger PC, Corso G, Roviello F, Lin L, Bandla S, Luketich JD, Pennathur A, Meyerson M, Ogino S, Shivdasani RA, Beer DG, Godfrey TE, Beroukhim R, Bass AJ. Gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas of the esophagus, stomach, and colon exhibit distinct patterns of genome instability and oncogenesis. Cancer Res. 2012 Sep 01; 72(17):4383-93. PMID: 22751462.
    Citations: 134     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  31. Barbieri CE, Baca SC, Lawrence MS, Demichelis F, Blattner M, Theurillat JP, White TA, Stojanov P, Van Allen E, Stransky N, Nickerson E, Chae SS, Boysen G, Auclair D, Onofrio RC, Park K, Kitabayashi N, MacDonald TY, Sheikh K, Vuong T, Guiducci C, Cibulskis K, Sivachenko A, Carter SL, Saksena G, Voet D, Hussain WM, Ramos AH, Winckler W, Redman MC, Ardlie K, Tewari AK, Mosquera JM, Rupp N, Wild PJ, Moch H, Morrissey C, Nelson PS, Kantoff PW, Gabriel SB, Golub TR, Meyerson M, Lander ES, Getz G, Rubin MA, Garraway LA. Exome sequencing identifies recurrent SPOP, FOXA1 and MED12 mutations in prostate cancer. Nat Genet. 2012 May 20; 44(6):685-9. PMID: 22610119.
    Citations: 746     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Baca SC, Garraway LA. The genomic landscape of prostate cancer. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2012; 3:69. PMID: 22649426.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    
  33. Gross LC, Heron AJ, Baca SC, Wallace MI. Determining membrane capacitance by dynamic control of droplet interface bilayer area. Langmuir. 2011 Dec 06; 27(23):14335-42. PMID: 21978255.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    
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