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Grant Number: 5R01CA160890-02 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Sloan, Erica
Organization: University Of California Los Angeles
Project Title: Adrenergic Regulation of Tumor Inflammation and Metastatic Dissemination
Fiscal Year: 2013
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The metastatic microenvironment is receiving increasing attention as a target for new breast cancer therapies. The sympathetic nervous system (SNS) is a component of this microenvironment, and our recent studies indicated that SNS activity may support metastasis through beta-adrenergic pathways that recruit macrophages and induce a switch to pro-metastatic gene expression. Development of novel adjunctive therapeutic strategies that target neural regulation of metastasis requires characterization of the relationships between the SNS, the immune system and tumor cells. To address this need, the proposed studies utilize multimodal in vivo imaging techniques to address the following specific aims: 1. characterize SNS regulation of tumor cells in breast cancer metastasis, 2. characterize SNS regulation of tumor-associated macrophages in breast cancer metastasis, 3. characterize SNS regulation of the tumor microenvironment in breast cancer metastasis. These studies will define interactions between SNS nerve fibers, tumor cells and macrophages in the context of the tumor microenvironment and elucidate their collective effects on metastasis. Given recent clinical studies that suggest beta-blockade reduces breast cancer recurrence, the proposed studies are urgently needed to establish a mechanistic foundation for rapid translation of existing compounds (beta-blockers) and development of novel biomarkers of early cancer progression and new anti-metastatic strategies that target SNS regulation of the tumor microenvironment.

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Cancer Cells Become Less Deformable And More Invasive With Activation Of -adrenergic Signaling
Authors: Kim T.H. , Gill N.K. , Nyberg K.D. , Nguyen A.V. , Hohlbauch S.V. , Geisse N.A. , Nowell C.J. , Sloan E.K. , Rowat A.C. .
Source: Journal Of Cell Science, 2016-12-15 00:00:00.0; 129(24), p. 4563-4575.
PMID: 27875276
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Long-term Consequences Of The Acute Neural-inflammatory Stress Response In The Cancer Surgical Patient: New Findings And Perspectives
Authors: Riedel B. , Sloan E. , Forget P. .
Source: International Anesthesiology Clinics, 2016 Fall; 54(4), p. 58-71.
PMID: 27648891
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Optimized Method For Untargeted Metabolomics Analysis Of Mda-mb-231 Breast Cancer Cells
Authors: Peterson A.L. , Walker A.K. , Sloan E.K. , Creek D.J. .
Source: Metabolites, 2016-09-22 00:00:00.0; 6(4), .
PMID: 27669323
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Authors: Lamkin D.M. , Ho H.Y. , Ong T.H. , Kawanishi C.K. , Stoffers V.L. , Ahlawat N. , Ma J.C. , Arevalo J.M. , Cole S.W. , Sloan E.K. .
Source: Brain, Behavior, And Immunity, 2016-07-30 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 27485040
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2-adrenoceptors On Tumor Cells Play A Critical Role In Stress-enhanced Metastasis In A Mouse Model Of Breast Cancer
Authors: Chang A. , Le C.P. , Walker A.K. , Creed S.J. , Pon C.K. , Albold S. , Carroll D. , Halls M.L. , Lane J.R. , Riedel B. , et al. .
Source: Brain, Behavior, And Immunity, 2016-06-16 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 27321906
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Authors: Kim T.H. , Rowat A.C. , Sloan E.K. .
Source: Clinical & Translational Immunology, 2016 May; 5(5), p. e78.
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The 2-adrenoceptor Activates A Positive Camp-calcium Feedforward Loop To Drive Breast Cancer Cell Invasion
Authors: Pon C.K. , Lane J.R. , Sloan E.K. , Halls M.L. .
Source: Faseb Journal : Official Publication Of The Federation Of American Societies For Experimental Biology, 2016 Mar; 30(3), p. 1144-54.
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Source: Nature Communications, 2016; 7, p. 10634.
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Source: Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2015 Jan; 51, p. 262-70.
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Source: Brain, Behavior, And Immunity, 2014 Aug; 40, p. 40-7.
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Authors: Le C.P. , Karnezis T. , Achen M.G. , Stacker S.A. , Sloan E.K. .
Source: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Anaesthesiology, 2013 Dec; 27(4), p. 409-25.
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Pegylation Of Interferon 2 Improves Lymphatic Exposure After Subcutaneous And Intravenous Administration And Improves Antitumour Efficacy Against Lymphatic Breast Cancer Metastases
Authors: Kaminskas L.M. , Ascher D.B. , McLeod V.M. , Herold M.J. , Le C.P. , Sloan E.K. , Porter C.J. .
Source: Journal Of Controlled Release : Official Journal Of The Controlled Release Society, 2013-06-10 00:00:00.0; 168(2), p. 200-8.
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