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Maria J. Merino, M.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Walton-Diaz A, Hoang AN, Turkbey B, Hong CW, Truong H, Sterling T, Rais-Bahrami S, Siddiqui MM, Stamatakis L, Vourganti S, Nix J, Logan J, Harris C, Weintraub M, Chua C, Merino MJ, Choyke P, Wood BJ, Pinto PA.
Can MR-US Fusion Biopsy Improve Cancer Detection in Enlarged Prostates?.
J. Urol. 2013.
2)  Walter BA, Valera VA, Pinto PA, Merino MJ.
Comprehensive microRNA Profiling of Prostate Cancer.
J Cancer. 4: 350-7, 2013.
3)  Farley MN, Schmidt LS, Mester JL, Pena-Llopis S, Pavia-Jimenez A, Christie A, Vocke CD, Ricketts CJ, Peterson J, Middelton L, Kinch L, Grishin N, Merino MJ, Metwalli AR, Xing C, Xie XJ, Dahia PL, Eng C, Linehan WM, Brugarolas J.
Germline BAP1 mutation predisposes to familial clear-cell renal cell carcinoma.
Mol. Cancer Res. 2013.
4)  Shuch B, Ricketts CJ, Vocke CD, Komiya T, Middelton LA, Kauffman EC, Merino MJ, Metwalli AR, Dennis P, Linehan WM.
Germline PTEN Mutation Cowden Syndrome: An Under-Appreciated Form of Hereditary Kidney Cancer.
J. Urol. 2013.
5)  Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Truong H, Stamatakis L, Vourganti S, Nix J, Hoang AN, Walton-Diaz A, Shuch B, Weintraub M, Kruecker J, Amalou H, Turkbey B, Merino MJ, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Pinto PA.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging/Ultrasound-Fusion Biopsy Significantly Upgrades Prostate Cancer Versus Systematic 12-core Transrectal Ultrasound Biopsy.
Eur. Urol. 2013.
6)  Gulley JL, Heery CR, Madan RA, Walter BA, Merino MJ, Dahut WL, Tsang KY, Schlom J, Pinto PA.
Phase I study of intraprostatic vaccine administration in men with locally recurrent or progressive prostate cancer.
Cancer Immunol. Immunother. 62: 1521-31, 2013.
7)  Sadowski SM, He M, Gesuwan K, Gulati N, Celi F, Merino MJ, Nilubol N, Kebebew E.
Prospective screening in familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer.
Surgery. 2013.
8)  Price JC, Pollock LM, Rudd ML, Fogoros SK, Mohamed H, Hanigan CL, Le Gallo M, Program NI, Zhang S, Cruz P, Cherukuri PF, Hansen NF, McManus KJ, Godwin AK, Sgroi DC, Mullikin JC, Merino MJ, Hieter P, Bell DW.
Sequencing of candidate chromosome instability genes in endometrial cancers reveals somatic mutations in ESCO1, CHTF18, and MRE11A.
PLoS ONE. 8: e63313, 2013.
9)  Rais-Bahrami S, Siddiqui MM, Turkbey B, Stamatakis L, Logan J, Hoang AN, Walton-Diaz A, Vourganti S, Truong H, Kruecker J, Merino MJ, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA.
Usefulness of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Suspicion Levels in Detecting Prostate Cancer.
J. Urol. 2013.
10)  Fox E, Widemann BC, Chuk MK, Marcus L, Aikin A, Whitcomb PO, Merino MJ, Lodish M, Dombi E, Steinberg SM, Wells SA, Balis FM.
Vandetanib in Children and Adolescents with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B Associated Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma.
Clin. Cancer Res. 19: 4239-48, 2013.
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