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Maria J. Merino, M.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Zhang L, Gaskins K, Yu Z, Xiong Y, Merino MJ, Kebebew E.
An in vivo mouse model of metastatic human thyroid cancer.
Thyroid. 24: 695-704, 2014.
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2)  Logan JK, Walton-Diaz A, Rais-Bahrami S, Merino MJ, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Pinto PA.
Changes observed in multiparametric prostate magnetic resonance imaging characteristics correlate with histopathological development of chronic granulomatous prostatitis after intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin therapy.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 38: 274-6, 2014.
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3)  Shuch B, Vourganti S, Ricketts CJ, Middleton L, Peterson J, Merino MJ, Metwalli AR, Srinivasan R, Linehan WM.
Defining early-onset kidney cancer: implications for germline and somatic mutation testing and clinical management.
J. Clin. Oncol. 32: 431-7, 2014.
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4)  Rais-Bahrami S, Siddiqui MM, Vourganti S, Turkbey B, Rastinehad AR, Stamatakis L, Truong H, Walton-Diaz A, Hoang AN, Nix JW, Merino MJ, Wood BJ, Simon RM, Choyke PL, Pinto PA.
Diagnostic Value of Biparametric MRI as an Adjunct to PSA-based Detection of Prostate Cancer in Men without Prior Biopsies.
BJU Int. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
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5)  Ellis RJ, Wang Y, Stevenson HS, Boufraqech M, Patel D, Nilubol N, Davis S, Edelman DC, Merino MJ, He M, Zhang L, Meltzer PS, Kebebew E.
Genome-wide methylation patterns in papillary thyroid cancer are distinct based on histological subtype and tumor genotype.
J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 99: E329-37, 2014.
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6)  Farsaci B, Jochems C, Grenga I, Donahue RN, Tucker JA, Pinto PA, Merino MJ, Heery CR, Madan RA, Gulley JL, Schlom J.
Identification by digital immunohistochemistry of intratumoral changes of immune infiltrates after vaccine in the absence of modifications of PBMC immune cell subsets.
Int. J. Cancer. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
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7)  Hong CW, Walton-Diaz A, Rais-Bahrami S, Hoang AN, Türkbey B, Stamatakis L, Xu S, Amalou H, Siddiqui MM, Nix JW, Vourganti S, Merino MJ, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Pinto PA.
Imaging and pathology findings after an initial negative MRI-US fusion-guided and 12-core extended sextant prostate biopsy session.
Diagn Interv Radiol. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
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8)  Turkbey B, Mena E, Shih J, Pinto PA, Merino MJ, Lindenberg ML, Bernardo M, McKinney YL, Adler S, Owenius R, Choyke PL, Kurdziel KA.
Localized prostate cancer detection with 18F FACBC PET/CT: comparison with MR imaging and histopathologic analysis.
Radiology. 270: 849-56, 2014.
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9)  Alimchandani M, Lara K, Tsokos M, Linehan WM, Merino MJ.
Lymphangitic retroperitoneal carcinomatosis occurring from metastatic sarcomatoid chromophobe renal cell carcinoma.
Urol Case Rep. 2: 39-62, 2014.
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10)  Boufraqech M, Zhang L, Jain M, Patel D, Ellis R, Xiong Y, He M, Nilubol N, Merino M, Kebebew E.
miR-145 suppresses thyroid cancer growth and metastasis and targets AKT3.
Endocr. Relat. Cancer. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
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