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Fornaro, Lorenzo; Vivaldi, Caterina; Lin, Dong; Xue, Hui; Falcone, Alfredo; Wang, Yuzhuo; Crea, Francesco and Bootman, Martin D. (2017). Prognostic relevance of a T-type calcium channels gene signature in solid tumours: A correlation ready for clinical validation. PLoS ONE, 12(8), article no. e0182818. file

Nabavi, Noushin; Saidy, Nur Ridzwan Nur; Venalainen, Erik; Haegert, Anne; Parolia, Abhijit; Xue, Hui; Wang, Yuwei; Wu, Rebecca; Dong, Xin; Collins, Colin; Crea, Francesco and Wang, Yuzhuo (2017). miR-100-5p inhibition induces apoptosis in dormant prostate cancer cells and prevents the emergence of castration-resistant prostate cancer. Scientific reports, 7(1), article no. 4079. file

Clermont, Pier-Luc; Fornaro, Lorenzo and Crea, Francesco (2017). Elevated expression of a pharmacologic Polycomb signature predicts poor prognosis in gastric and breast cancer. Epigenomics (Early Access). restricted access item, not available for direct download

Mather, Rebecca L.; Venalainen, Erik; Pucci, Perla; Lin, Dong; Xue, Hui; Wang, Yuzhuo and Crea, Francesco (2017). The long non-coding RNA NEAR1 promotes neuroendocrine prostate cancer cell proliferation and survival. In: 3rd International Cancer Symposium, Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL), 25-27 Sep 2017, Lyon, France, (In Press).

Pucci, Perla; Venalainen, Erik; Mather, Rebecca; Xue, Hui; Rigas, Sushila; Romero, Ignacio A; Wang, Yuzho and Crea, Francesco (2017). Identification of a long non-coding RNA that mediates response to therapy in castration-resistant prostate cancer. In: 3rd International Cancer Symposium, 25-27 Sept 2017, Lyon, France.


Paolicchi, E.; Vivaldi, C.; De Gregorio, V.; Crea, F.; Fornaro, L.; Masi, G.; Loupakis, F.; Graziano, F.; Ronzoni, M.; Ricci, V.; Falcone, A. and Danesi, R. (2016). Topoisomerase 1 Promoter Variants and Benefit from Irinotecan in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients. Oncology, 91(5) pp. 283–288. file

Matheou, Chrysanthi; Chandler, Stephen; Crea, Francesco; Faria, Nuno; Powell, Jonathan; McDonald, Fraser; Rietdorf, Katja and Bootman, Martin D. (2016). Mibefradil; a T-type calcium channel blocker as a potential anti-cancer agent. In: 14th International Meeting of the European Calcium Society, 25-29 September 2016, Valladolid, Spain.

Crea, Francesco; Venalainen, Erik; Ci, Xinpei; Cheng, Hongwei; Pikor, Larissa; Parolia, Abhijit; Xue, Hui; Nur Saidy, Nur Ridzwan; Lin, Dong; Lam, Wan; Collins, Colin and Wang, Yuzhuo (2016). The role of epigenetics and long noncoding RNA MIAT in neuroendocrine prostate cancer. Epigenomics, 8(5) pp. 721–731. file

Clermont, Pier-Luc; Crea, Francesco; Chiang, Yan Ting; Lin, Dong; Zhang, Amy; Wang, James Z. L.; Parolia , Abhijit; Wu, Rebecca; Xue, Hui; Wang, Yuwei; Ding, Jiarui; Thu, Kelsie L.; Lam, Wan L.; Shah, Sohrab P.; Collins, Colin C.; Wang , Yuzhuo and Helgason, Cheryl D. (2016). Identification of the epigenetic reader CBX2 as a potential drug target in advanced prostate cancer. Clinical Epigenetics, 8(16) file


Fornaro, Lorenzo; Faviana, Pinuccia; De Gregorio, Veronica; Vivaldi, Caterina; Paolicchi, Elisa; Masi, Gianluca; Loupakis, Fotios; Sensi, Elisa; Lupi, Cristiana; Fontanini, Garbriella; Wang , Yuzhuo; Danesi, Romano; Falcone, Alfredo and Crea, Francesco (2015). Molecular and pathological characterization of the EZH2 rs3757441 single nucleotide polymorphism in colorectal cancer. BMC Cancer, 15, article no. 874. file

Crea, Francesco; Di Paolo, Antonello; Liu, Hui Hsuan; Polillo, Marialuisa; Clermont, Pier-Luc; Guerrini, Francesca; Ciabatti, Elena; Ricci, Federica; Baratè, Claudia; Fontanelli, Giulia; Barsotti, Sara; Morganti, Riccardo; Danesi, Romano; Wang, Yuzhuo; Petrini, Mario; Galimberti, Sara and Helgason, Cheryl D. (2015). Polycomb genes are associated with response to imatinib in chronic myeloid leukemia. Epigenomics, 7(5) pp. 757–765.

Crea, Francesco; Quagliata, Luca; Michael , Agnieszka; Liu, Hui Hsuan; Frumento, Paolo; Azad, Arun A.; Xue, Hui; Pikor , Larissa; Wathaiki, Akira; Morant, Rudolf; Castori-Eppenberger, Serenella; Wang, Yuwei; Parolia , Abhijit; Lennox, Kim A.; Lam, Wan L.; Gleave, Martin; Chi, Kim N.; Pandha , Hardev; Wang, Yuzhuo and Helgason, Cheryl D. (2015). Integrated analysis of the prostate cancer small-nucleolar transcriptome reveals SNORA55 as a driver of prostate cancer progression. Molecular Oncology, 10(5) pp. 693–703. file

Clermont, Pier-Luc; Lin, Dong; Crea, Francesco; Wu, Rebecca; Xue, Hui; Wang, Yuwei; Thu, Kelsie L; Lam, Wan L; Collins, Colin C; Wang , Yuzhuo and Helgason, Cheryl D (2015). Polycomb-mediated silencing in neuroendocrine prostate cancer. Clinical Epigenetics, 7(40) file

Crea, Francesco; Nur Saidy, Nur Ridzwan; Collins, Colin C. and Wang, Yuzhuo (2015). The epigenetic/noncoding origin of tumor dormancy. Trends in molecular medicine, 21(4) pp. 206–11.

Lin, Dong; Dong, Xin; Wang, Kendric; Wyatt, Alexander W.; Crea, Francesco; Xue, Hui; Wang, Yuwei; Wu, Rebecca; Bell, Robert H.; Haegert, Anne; Brahmbhatt, Sonal; Hurtado-Coll, Antonio; Gout, Peter W.; Fazli, Ladan; Gleave, Martin E.; Collins, Colin C. and Wang, Yuzhuo (2015). Identification of DEK as a potential therapeutic target for neuroendocrine prostate cancer. Oncotarget, 6(3) pp. 1806–1820. file


Clermont, P-L; Sun, L; Crea, F; Thu, K L; Zhang, A; Parolia, A; Lam, W L and Helgason, C D (2014). Genotranscriptomic meta-analysis of the Polycomb gene CBX2 in human cancers: initial evidence of an oncogenic role. British Journal of Cancer, 111(8) pp. 1663–1672. file

Crea, Francesco; Clermont, Pier-Luc; Mai, Antonello and Helgason, Cheryl D. (2014). Histone modifications, stem cells and prostate cancer. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 20(11) pp. 1687–1697.

Crea, Francesco; Clermont, Pier Luc; Parolia, Abhijit; Wang, Yuzhuo and Helgason, Cheryl D. (2014). The non-coding transcriptome as a dynamic regulator of cancer metastasis. Cancer Metastasis Reviews, 33(1) pp. 1–16. file

Crea, Francesco; Watahiki, Akira; Quagliata, Luca; Xue, Hui; Pikor, Larissa; Parolia, Abhijit; Wang, Yuwei; Lin, Dong; Lam, Wan L.; Farrar, William L.; Isogai, Takao; Morant, Rudolf; Castori-Eppenberger, Serenella; Chi, Kim N.; Wang, Yuzhuo and Helgason, Cheryl D. (2014). Identification of a long non-coding RNA as a novel biomarker and potential therapeutic target for metastatic prostate cancer. Oncotarget, 5(3) pp. 764–774. file

Crea, Francesco and Fornaro, Lorenzo (2014). Genome-epigenome interactions: the Polycomb paradox. Epigenomics, 6(1) pp. 5–7.

Crea, Francesco and Fornaro, Lorenzo (2014). Genome-epigenome interactions: the Polycomb paradox. Epigenomics, 6(1) pp. 5–7.


Crea, F.; Sun, L.; Pikor, L.; Frumento, P.; Lam, W. L. and Helgason, C. D. (2013). Mutational analysis of Polycomb genes in solid tumours identifies PHC3 amplification as a possible cancer-driving genetic alteration. British Journal of Cancer, 109(6) pp. 1699–1702. file

Paolicchi, Elisa; Crea, Francesco; Farrar, William L.; Green, Jeffrey E. and Danesi, Romano (2013). Histone lysine demethylases in breast cancer. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, 86(2) pp. 97–103.

Watahiki, Akira; Macfarlane, Robyn J.; Gleave, Martin E.; Crea, Francesco; Wang, Yuzhuo; Helgason, Cheryl D. and Chi, Kim N. (2013). Plasma miRNAs as biomarkers to identify patients with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 14(4) pp. 7757–7770. file

Duhagon, M. A.; Crea, F.; Danesi, R. and Farrar, W. L. (2013). Embryonic stem cell pathways and chemotherapy response: an unexplored route. Annals of Oncology, 24(2) pp. 558–559.


Crea, Francesco; Fornaro, Lorenzo; Bocci, Guido; Sun, Lei; Farrar, William L.; Falcone, Alfredo and Danesi, Romano (2012). EZH2 inhibition: targeting the crossroad of tumor invasion and angiogenesis. Cancer and Metastasis reviews, 31(3) pp. 753–761.

Crea, Francesco; Sun, Lei; Mai, Antonello; Chiang, Yan Ting; Farrar, William L.; Danesi, Romano and Helgason, Cheryl D. (2012). The emerging role of histone lysine demethylases in prostate cancer. Molecular Cancer, 11, article no. 52. file

Crea, Francesco; Paolicchi, Elisa; Marquez, Victor E. and Danesi, Romano (2012). Polycomb genes and cancer: time for clinical application? Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, 83(2) pp. 184–193.

Avan, Amir; Crea, Francesco; Paolicchi, Elisa; Funel, Niccola; Galvani, Elena; Marquez, Victor E; Honeywell, Richard J; Danesi, Romano; Peters, Godefridus J and Giovannetti, Elisa (2012). Molecular mechanisms involved in the synergistic interaction of the EZH2 inhibitor 3-deazaneplanocin A with gemcitabine in pancreatic cancer cells. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 11(8) pp. 1735–1746.

Crea, F.; Fornaro, L.; Paolicchi, E.; Masi, G.; Frumento, P.; Loupakis, F.; Salvatore, L.; Cremolini, C.; Schirripa, M.; Graziano, F.; Ronzoni, M.; Ricci, V.; Farrar, W. L.; Falcone, A. and Danesi, R. (2012). An EZH2 polymorphism is associated with clinical outcome in metastatic colorectal cancer patients. Annals of oncology: official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO, 23(5) pp. 1207–13.

Crea, Francesco (2012). Histone code, human growth and cancer. Oncotarget, 3(1) pp. 1–2. file


Crea, Francesco; Nobili, Stefania; Paolicchi, Elisa; Perrone, Gabriele; Napoli, Cristina; Landini, Ida; Danesi, Romano and Mini, Enrico (2011). Epigenetics and chemoresistance in colorectal cancer: an opportunity for treatment tailoring and novel therapeutic strategies. Drug Resistance Updates, 14(6) pp. 280–296.

Crea, Francesco; Fornaro, Lorenzo; Masi, Gianluca; Falcone, Alfredo; Danesi, Romano and Farrar, William (2011). Faithful markers of circulating cancer stem cells: is CD133 sufficient for validation in clinics? Journal of Clinical Oncology, 29(25) pp. 3487–3488.

Donzella, Valentina and Crea, Francesco (2011). Optical biosensors to analyze novel biomarkers in oncology. Journal of Biophotonics, 4(6) pp. 442–452.

Crea, Francesco; Hurt, Elaine M.; Mathews, Lesley A.; Cabarcas, Stephanie M.; Sun, Lei; Marquez, Victor E.; Danesi, Romano and Farrar, William L. (2011). Pharmacologic disruption of Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 inhibits tumorigenicity and tumor progression in prostate cancer. Molecular Cancer, 10, article no. 40. file

Crea, Francesco; Duhagon Serrat, Maria A.; Hurt, Elaine M.; Thomas, Suneetha B.; Danesi, Romano and Farrar, William L. (2011). BMI1 silencing enhances docetaxel activity and impairs antioxidant response in prostate cancer. International Journal of Cancer, 128(8) pp. 1946–1954. file

Crea, Francesco (2011). EZH2 and cancer stem cells: fact or fiction? Epigenomics, 3(2) pp. 127–128.


Crea, Francesco; Hurt, Elaine M. and Farrar, William L. (2010). Clinical significance of Polycomb gene expression in brain tumors. Molecular Cancer, 9, article no. 265. file

Pastina, Ilaria; Giovannetti, Elisa; Chioni, Aldo; Sissung, Tristan M.; Crea, Francesco; Orlandini, Cinzia; Price, Douglas K.; Cianci, Claudia; Figg, William D.; Ricci, Sergio and Danesi, Romano (2010). Cytochrome 450 1B1 (CYP1B1) polymorphisms associated with response to docetaxel in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) patients. BMC Cancer, 10, article no. 511. file

Ricciardi, S.; Mey, V.; Nannizzi, S.; Pasqualetti, G.; Crea, F.; Del Tacca, M. and Danesi, R. (2010). Synergistic cytotoxicity and molecular interaction on drug targets of sorafenib and gemcitabine in human pancreas cancer cells. Chemotherapy, 56(4) pp. 303–312.

Ricciardi, S.; Mey, V.; Nannizzi, S.; Pasqualetti, G.; Crea, F.; Del Tacca, M. and Danesi, R. (2010). Synergistic cytotoxicity and molecular interaction on drug targets of sorafenib and gemcitabine in human pancreas cancer cells. Chemotherapy, 56(4) pp. 303–312.


Crea, Francesco; Mathews, Lesley A.; Farrar, William L. and Hurt, Elaine M. (2009). Targeting prostate cancer stem cells. Anti-cancer agents in medicinal chemistry, 9(10) pp. 1105–1113.

Crea, Francesco; Giovannetti, Elisa; Zinzani, Pier Luigi and Danesi, Romano (2009). Pharmacologic rationale for early G-CSF prophylaxis in cancer patients and role of pharmacogenetics in treatment optimization. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, 72(1) pp. 21–44.

Crea, Francesco; Danesi, Romano and Farrar, William L. (2009). Cancer stem cell epigenetics and chemoresistance. Epigenomics, 1(1) pp. 63–79.

Mathews, Lesley A.; Crea, Francesco and Farrar, W. L. (2009). Epigenetic gene regulation in stem cells and correlation to cancer. Differentiation, 78(1) pp. 1–17.

Danesi, Romano; Pasqualetti, Giuseppe; Giovannetti, Elisa; Crea, Francesco; Altavilla, Giuseppe; Del Tacca, Mario and Rosell, Rafael (2009). Pharmacogenomics in non-small-cell lung cancer chemotherapy. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 61(5) pp. 408–417.

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