The Rodent Histopathology Core has been approved and funded by the CCSG since the first consortium application in 2000. The Core provides high priority, quality access to services for Cancer Center members. While many commercial and academic histology services are available, no other facility is available that offers comparable quality with rapid turnaround and highly experienced professional supervision and investigator education. The Core provides the initial interpretation and understanding of an animal model and interprets this phenotype in the context of the genetic manipulation. Murine models of cancer have provided investigators with a unique opportunity to understand tumor cell biology in the setting of intricate and dynamic physiological systems. This includes the ability to not only investigate the role of specific oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes and signaling pathways in tumorigenesis, but, in contrast to in vitro systems, the interactions between the tumor and it's environment can be studied as well. Director: Peter Howley, MD, MMS(HMS) Category: 1.05 (Animal Health (Pathology/Histology)) Management: Joint (Cancer Center and Institutional)

Public Health Relevance

The Core provides Cancer Center members with high quality professional, technical, and educational pathology services, supporting investigator research that leads to the identification of pathologic processes in mice that can be directly translatable to human disease.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
2P30CA006516-47
Application #
8228350
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2012-05-15
Budget End
2012-11-30
Support Year
47
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$220,983
Indirect Cost
$69,347
Name
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
076580745
City
Boston
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
02215
Chen, Yi-Bin; Batchelor, Tracy; Li, Shuli et al. (2015) Phase 2 trial of high-dose rituximab with high-dose cytarabine mobilization therapy and high-dose thiotepa, busulfan, and cyclophosphamide autologous stem cell transplantation in patients with central nervous system involvement by non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer 121:226-33
Waldron, Levi; Haibe-Kains, Benjamin; Culhane, Aedín C et al. (2014) Comparative meta-analysis of prognostic gene signatures for late-stage ovarian cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 106:
Yilmazel, Bahar; Hu, Yanhui; Sigoillot, Frederic et al. (2014) Online GESS: prediction of miRNA-like off-target effects in large-scale RNAi screen data by seed region analysis. BMC Bioinformatics 15:192
Mazzola, Emanuele; Chipman, Jonathan; Cheng, Su-Chun et al. (2014) Recent BRCAPRO upgrades significantly improve calibration. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1689-95
Zhao, Sihai Dave; Parmigiani, Giovanni; Huttenhower, Curtis et al. (2014) Más-o-menos: a simple sign averaging method for discrimination in genomic data analysis. Bioinformatics 30:3062-9
Parkhitko, Andrey A; Priolo, Carmen; Coloff, Jonathan L et al. (2014) Autophagy-dependent metabolic reprogramming sensitizes TSC2-deficient cells to the antimetabolite 6-aminonicotinamide. Mol Cancer Res 12:48-57
Cheng, Long; Desai, Jigar; Miranda, Carlos J et al. (2014) Human CFEOM1 mutations attenuate KIF21A autoinhibition and cause oculomotor axon stalling. Neuron 82:334-49
Akbay, Esra A; Moslehi, Javid; Christensen, Camilla L et al. (2014) D-2-hydroxyglutarate produced by mutant IDH2 causes cardiomyopathy and neurodegeneration in mice. Genes Dev 28:479-90
Brunner, Andrew M; Blonquist, Traci M; Sadrzadeh, Hossein et al. (2014) Population-based disparities in survival among patients with core-binding factor acute myeloid leukemia: a SEER database analysis. Leuk Res 38:773-80
Karamichos, D; Hutcheon, A E K; Rich, C B et al. (2014) In vitro model suggests oxidative stress involved in keratoconus disease. Sci Rep 4:4608

Showing the most recent 10 out of 177 publications