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Lukas Chavez

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    Society of Neuro-Oncology2019Award of Excellence in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
    Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation 2012  - 2015Feodor-Lynen Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

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    1. Engel I, Seumois G, Chavez L, Samaniego-Castruita D, White B, Chawla A, Mock D, Vijayanand P, Kronenberg M. Publisher Correction: Innate-like functions of natural killer T cell subsets result from highly divergent gene programs. Nat Immunol. 2019 Dec; 20(12):1700. PMID: 31624378.
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    2. Banerjee S, Wei T, Wang J, Lee JJ, Gutierrez HL, Chapman O, Wiley SE, Mayfield JE, Tandon V, Juarez EF, Chavez L, Liang R, Sah RL, Costello C, Mesirov JP, de la Vega L, Cooper KL, Dixon JE, Xiao J, Lei X. Inhibition of dual-specificity tyrosine phosphorylation-regulated kinase 2 perturbs 26S proteasome-addicted neoplastic progression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 12 03; 116(49):24881-24891. PMID: 31754034.
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    3. Pajtler KW, Wei Y, Okonechnikov K, Silva PBG, Vouri M, Zhang L, Brabetz S, Sieber L, Gulley M, Mauermann M, Wedig T, Mack N, Imamura Kawasawa Y, Sharma T, Zuckermann M, Andreiuolo F, Holland E, Maass K, Körkel-Qu H, Liu HK, Sahm F, Capper D, Bunt J, Richards LJ, Jones DTW, Korshunov A, Chavez L, Lichter P, Hoshino M, Pfister SM, Kool M, Li W, Kawauchi D. YAP1 subgroup supratentorial ependymoma requires TEAD and nuclear factor I-mediated transcriptional programmes for tumorigenesis. Nat Commun. 2019 09 02; 10(1):3914. PMID: 31477715.
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    4. Dong Z, Zhang G, Qu M, Gimple RC, Wu Q, Qiu Z, Prager BC, Wang X, Kim LJY, Morton AR, Dixit D, Zhou W, Huang H, Li B, Zhu Z, Bao S, Mack SC, Chavez L, Kay SA, Rich JN. Targeting Glioblastoma Stem Cells through Disruption of the Circadian Clock. Cancer Discov. 2019 Nov; 9(11):1556-1573. PMID: 31455674.
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    5. Huang M, Tailor J, Zhen Q, Gillmor AH, Miller ML, Weishaupt H, Chen J, Zheng T, Nash EK, McHenry LK, An Z, Ye F, Takashima Y, Clarke J, Ayetey H, Cavalli FMG, Luu B, Moriarity BS, Ilkhanizadeh S, Chavez L, Yu C, Kurian KM, Magnaldo T, Sevenet N, Koch P, Pollard SM, Dirks P, Snyder MP, Largaespada DA, Cho YJ, Phillips JJ, Swartling FJ, Morrissy AS, Kool M, Pfister SM, Taylor MD, Smith A, Weiss WA. Engineering Genetic Predisposition in Human Neuroepithelial Stem Cells Recapitulates Medulloblastoma Tumorigenesis. Cell Stem Cell. 2019 Sep 05; 25(3):433-446.e7. PMID: 31204176.
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    6. Sharma T, Schwalbe EC, Williamson D, Sill M, Hovestadt V, Mynarek M, Rutkowski S, Robinson GW, Gajjar A, Cavalli F, Ramaswamy V, Taylor MD, Lindsey JC, Hill RM, Jäger N, Korshunov A, Hicks D, Bailey S, Kool M, Chavez L, Northcott PA, Pfister SM, Clifford SC. Second-generation molecular subgrouping of medulloblastoma: an international meta-analysis of Group 3 and Group 4 subtypes. Acta Neuropathol. 2019 08; 138(2):309-326. PMID: 31076851.
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    7. Mack SC, Singh I, Wang X, Hirsch R, Wu Q, Villagomez R, Bernatchez JA, Zhu Z, Gimple RC, Kim LJY, Morton A, Lai S, Qiu Z, Prager BC, Bertrand KC, Mah C, Zhou W, Lee C, Barnett GH, Vogelbaum MA, Sloan AE, Chavez L, Bao S, Scacheri PC, Siqueira-Neto JL, Lin CY, Rich JN. Chromatin landscapes reveal developmentally encoded transcriptional states that define human glioblastoma. J Exp Med. 2019 05 06; 216(5):1071-1090. PMID: 30948495.
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    8. Okonechnikov K, Erkek S, Korbel JO, Pfister SM, Chavez L. InTAD: chromosome conformation guided analysis of enhancer target genes. BMC Bioinformatics. 2019 Jan 31; 20(1):60. PMID: 30704404.
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    9. Erkek S, Johann PD, Finetti MA, Drosos Y, Chou HC, Zapatka M, Sturm D, Jones DTW, Korshunov A, Rhyzova M, Wolf S, Mallm JP, Beck K, Witt O, Kulozik AE, Frühwald MC, Northcott PA, Korbel JO, Lichter P, Eils R, Gajjar A, Roberts CWM, Williamson D, Hasselblatt M, Chavez L, Pfister SM, Kool M. Comprehensive Analysis of Chromatin States in Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Identifies Diverging Roles for SWI/SNF and Polycomb in Gene Regulation. Cancer Cell. 2019 01 14; 35(1):95-110.e8. PMID: 30595504.
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    10. Mah CK, Mesirov JP, Chavez L. An accessible GenePattern notebook for the copy number variation analysis of Illumina Infinium DNA methylation arrays. F1000Res. 2018; 7. PMID: 31105932.
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    11. Brabetz S, Leary SES, Gröbner SN, Nakamoto MW, Seker-Cin H, Girard EJ, Cole B, Strand AD, Bloom KL, Hovestadt V, Mack NL, Pakiam F, Schwalm B, Korshunov A, Balasubramanian GP, Northcott PA, Pedro KD, Dey J, Hansen S, Ditzler S, Lichter P, Chavez L, Jones DTW, Koster J, Pfister SM, Kool M, Olson JM. A biobank of patient-derived pediatric brain tumor models. Nat Med. 2018 11; 24(11):1752-1761. PMID: 30349086.
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    12. Hwang EI, Kool M, Burger PC, Capper D, Chavez L, Brabetz S, Williams-Hughes C, Billups C, Heier L, Jaju A, Michalski J, Li Y, Leary S, Zhou T, von Deimling A, Jones DTW, Fouladi M, Pollack IF, Gajjar A, Packer RJ, Pfister SM, Olson JM. Extensive Molecular and Clinical Heterogeneity in Patients With Histologically Diagnosed CNS-PNET Treated as a Single Entity: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group Randomized ACNS0332 Trial. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Oct 17; JCO2017764720. PMID: 30332335.
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    13. Forget A, Martignetti L, Puget S, Calzone L, Brabetz S, Picard D, Montagud A, Liva S, Sta A, Dingli F, Arras G, Rivera J, Loew D, Besnard A, Lacombe J, Pagès M, Varlet P, Dufour C, Yu H, Mercier AL, Indersie E, Chivet A, Leboucher S, Sieber L, Beccaria K, Gombert M, Meyer FD, Qin N, Bartl J, Chavez L, Okonechnikov K, Sharma T, Thatikonda V, Bourdeaut F, Pouponnot C, Ramaswamy V, Korshunov A, Borkhardt A, Reifenberger G, Poullet P, Taylor MD, Kool M, Pfister SM, Kawauchi D, Barillot E, Remke M, Ayrault O. Aberrant ERBB4-SRC Signaling as a Hallmark of Group 4 Medulloblastoma Revealed by Integrative Phosphoproteomic Profiling. Cancer Cell. 2018 09 10; 34(3):379-395.e7. PMID: 30205043.
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    14. Snuderl M, Kannan K, Pfaff E, Wang S, Stafford JM, Serrano J, Heguy A, Ray K, Faustin A, Aminova O, Dolgalev I, Stapleton SL, Zagzag D, Chiriboga L, Gardner SL, Wisoff JH, Golfinos JG, Capper D, Hovestadt V, Rosenblum MK, Placantonakis DG, LeBoeuf SE, Papagiannakopoulos TY, Chavez L, Ahsan S, Eberhart CG, Pfister SM, Jones DTW, Karajannis MA. Recurrent homozygous deletion of DROSHA and microduplication of PDE4DIP in pineoblastoma. Nat Commun. 2018 07 20; 9(1):2868. PMID: 30030436.
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    15. Wang AC, Jones DTW, Abecassis IJ, Cole BL, Leary SES, Lockwood CM, Chavez L, Capper D, Korshunov A, Fallah A, Wang S, Ene C, Olson JM, Geyer JR, Holland EC, Lee A, Ellenbogen RG, Ojemann JG. Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma/Astrocytoma (DIG/DIA) Are Distinct Entities with Frequent BRAFV600 Mutations. Mol Cancer Res. 2018 10; 16(10):1491-1498. PMID: 30006355.
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    16. Gröbner SN, Worst BC, Weischenfeldt J, Buchhalter I, Kleinheinz K, Rudneva VA, Johann PD, Balasubramanian GP, Segura-Wang M, Brabetz S, Bender S, Hutter B, Sturm D, Pfaff E, Hübschmann D, Zipprich G, Heinold M, Eils J, Lawerenz C, Erkek S, Lambo S, Waszak S, Blattmann C, Borkhardt A, Kuhlen M, Eggert A, Fulda S, Gessler M, Wegert J, Kappler R, Baumhoer D, Burdach S, Kirschner-Schwabe R, Kontny U, Kulozik AE, Lohmann D, Hettmer S, Eckert C, Bielack S, Nathrath M, Niemeyer C, Richter GH, Schulte J, Siebert R, Westermann F, Molenaar JJ, Vassal G, Witt H, Burkhardt B, Kratz CP, Witt O, van Tilburg CM, Kramm CM, Fleischhack G, Dirksen U, Rutkowski S, Frühwald M, von Hoff K, Wolf S, Klingebiel T, Koscielniak E, Landgraf P, Koster J, Resnick AC, Zhang J, Liu Y, Zhou X, Waanders AJ, Zwijnenburg DA, Raman P, Brors B, Weber UD, Northcott PA, Pajtler KW, Kool M, Piro RM, Korbel JO, Schlesner M, Eils R, Jones DTW, Lichter P, Chavez L, Zapatka M, Pfister SM. Author Correction: The landscape of genomic alterations across childhood cancers. Nature. 2018 07; 559(7714):E10. PMID: 29875405.
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    17. Pajtler KW, Wen J, Sill M, Lin T, Orisme W, Tang B, Hübner JM, Ramaswamy V, Jia S, Dalton JD, Haupfear K, Rogers HA, Punchihewa C, Lee R, Easton J, Wu G, Ritzmann TA, Chapman R, Chavez L, Boop FA, Klimo P, Sabin ND, Ogg R, Mack SC, Freibaum BD, Kim HJ, Witt H, Jones DTW, Vo B, Gajjar A, Pounds S, Onar-Thomas A, Roussel MF, Zhang J, Taylor JP, Merchant TE, Grundy R, Tatevossian RG, Taylor MD, Pfister SM, Korshunov A, Kool M, Ellison DW. Molecular heterogeneity and CXorf67 alterations in posterior fossa group A (PFA) ependymomas. Acta Neuropathol. 2018 08; 136(2):211-226. PMID: 29909548.
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    18. Waszak SM, Northcott PA, Buchhalter I, Robinson GW, Sutter C, Groebner S, Grund KB, Brugières L, Jones DTW, Pajtler KW, Morrissy AS, Kool M, Sturm D, Chavez L, Ernst A, Brabetz S, Hain M, Zichner T, Segura-Wang M, Weischenfeldt J, Rausch T, Mardin BR, Zhou X, Baciu C, Lawerenz C, Chan JA, Varlet P, Guerrini-Rousseau L, Fults DW, Grajkowska W, Hauser P, Jabado N, Ra YS, Zitterbart K, Shringarpure SS, De La Vega FM, Bustamante CD, Ng HK, Perry A, MacDonald TJ, Hernáiz Driever P, Bendel AE, Bowers DC, McCowage G, Chintagumpala MM, Cohn R, Hassall T, Fleischhack G, Eggen T, Wesenberg F, Feychting M, Lannering B, Schüz J, Johansen C, Andersen TV, Röösli M, Kuehni CE, Grotzer M, Kjaerheim K, Monoranu CM, Archer TC, Duke E, Pomeroy SL, Shelagh R, Frank S, Sumerauer D, Scheurlen W, Ryzhova MV, Milde T, Kratz CP, Samuel D, Zhang J, Solomon DA, Marra M, Eils R, Bartram CR, von Hoff K, Rutkowski S, Ramaswamy V, Gilbertson RJ, Korshunov A, Taylor MD, Lichter P, Malkin D, Gajjar A, Korbel JO, Pfister SM. Spectrum and prevalence of genetic predisposition in medulloblastoma: a retrospective genetic study and prospective validation in a clinical trial cohort. Lancet Oncol. 2018 06; 19(6):785-798. PMID: 29753700.
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    19. Merk DJ, Ohli J, Merk ND, Thatikonda V, Morrissy S, Schoof M, Schmid SN, Harrison L, Filser S, Ahlfeld J, Erkek S, Raithatha K, Andreska T, Weißhaar M, Launspach M, Neumann JE, Shakarami M, Plenker D, Marra MA, Li Y, Mungall AJ, Moore RA, Ma Y, Jones SJM, Lutz B, Ertl-Wagner B, Rossi A, Wagener R, Siebert R, Jung A, Eberhart CG, Lach B, Sendtner M, Pfister SM, Taylor MD, Chavez L, Kool M, Schüller U. Opposing Effects of CREBBP Mutations Govern the Phenotype of Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome and Adult SHH Medulloblastoma. Dev Cell. 2018 03 26; 44(6):709-724.e6. PMID: 29551561.
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    20. Capper D, Jones DTW, Sill M, Hovestadt V, Schrimpf D, Sturm D, Koelsche C, Sahm F, Chavez L, Reuss DE, Kratz A, Wefers AK, Huang K, Pajtler KW, Schweizer L, Stichel D, Olar A, Engel NW, Lindenberg K, Harter PN, Braczynski AK, Plate KH, Dohmen H, Garvalov BK, Coras R, Hölsken A, Hewer E, Bewerunge-Hudler M, Schick M, Fischer R, Beschorner R, Schittenhelm J, Staszewski O, Wani K, Varlet P, Pages M, Temming P, Lohmann D, Selt F, Witt H, Milde T, Witt O, Aronica E, Giangaspero F, Rushing E, Scheurlen W, Geisenberger C, Rodriguez FJ, Becker A, Preusser M, Haberler C, Bjerkvig R, Cryan J, Farrell M, Deckert M, Hench J, Frank S, Serrano J, Kannan K, Tsirigos A, Brück W, Hofer S, Brehmer S, Seiz-Rosenhagen M, Hänggi D, Hans V, Rozsnoki S, Hansford JR, Kohlhof P, Kristensen BW, Lechner M, Lopes B, Mawrin C, Ketter R, Kulozik A, Khatib Z, Heppner F, Koch A, Jouvet A, Keohane C, Mühleisen H, Mueller W, Pohl U, Prinz M, Benner A, Zapatka M, Gottardo NG, Driever PH, Kramm CM, Müller HL, Rutkowski S, von Hoff K, Frühwald MC, Gnekow A, Fleischhack G, Tippelt S, Calaminus G, Monoranu CM, Perry A, Jones C, Jacques TS, Radlwimmer B, Gessi M, Pietsch T, Schramm J, Schackert G, Westphal M, Reifenberger G, Wesseling P, Weller M, Collins VP, Blümcke I, Bendszus M, Debus J, Huang A, Jabado N, Northcott PA, Paulus W, Gajjar A, Robinson GW, Taylor MD, Jaunmuktane Z, Ryzhova M, Platten M, Unterberg A, Wick W, Karajannis MA, Mittelbronn M, Acker T, Hartmann C, Aldape K, Schüller U, Buslei R, Lichter P, Kool M, Herold-Mende C, Ellison DW, Hasselblatt M, Snuderl M, Brandner S, Korshunov A, von Deimling A, Pfister SM. DNA methylation-based classification of central nervous system tumours. Nature. 2018 03 22; 555(7697):469-474. PMID: 29539639.
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    21. Gröbner SN, Worst BC, Weischenfeldt J, Buchhalter I, Kleinheinz K, Rudneva VA, Johann PD, Balasubramanian GP, Segura-Wang M, Brabetz S, Bender S, Hutter B, Sturm D, Pfaff E, Hübschmann D, Zipprich G, Heinold M, Eils J, Lawerenz C, Erkek S, Lambo S, Waszak S, Blattmann C, Borkhardt A, Kuhlen M, Eggert A, Fulda S, Gessler M, Wegert J, Kappler R, Baumhoer D, Burdach S, Kirschner-Schwabe R, Kontny U, Kulozik AE, Lohmann D, Hettmer S, Eckert C, Bielack S, Nathrath M, Niemeyer C, Richter GH, Schulte J, Siebert R, Westermann F, Molenaar JJ, Vassal G, Witt H, Burkhardt B, Kratz CP, Witt O, van Tilburg CM, Kramm CM, Fleischhack G, Dirksen U, Rutkowski S, Frühwald M, von Hoff K, Wolf S, Klingebiel T, Koscielniak E, Landgraf P, Koster J, Resnick AC, Zhang J, Liu Y, Zhou X, Waanders AJ, Zwijnenburg DA, Raman P, Brors B, Weber UD, Northcott PA, Pajtler KW, Kool M, Piro RM, Korbel JO, Schlesner M, Eils R, Jones DTW, Lichter P, Chavez L, Zapatka M, Pfister SM. The landscape of genomic alterations across childhood cancers. Nature. 2018 03 15; 555(7696):321-327. PMID: 29489754.
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    22. Iorgulescu JB, Van Ziffle J, Stevers M, Grenert JP, Bastian BC, Chavez L, Stichel D, Buchhalter I, Samuel D, Nicolaides T, Banerjee A, Mueller S, Gupta N, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Northcott PA, Kool M, Pfister S, Korshunov A, Perry A, Solomon DA. Deep sequencing of WNT-activated medulloblastomas reveals secondary SHH pathway activation. Acta Neuropathol. 2018 04; 135(4):635-638. PMID: 29435664.
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    23. Li R, Cauchy P, Ramamoorthy S, Boller S, Chavez L, Grosschedl R. Dynamic EBF1 occupancy directs sequential epigenetic and transcriptional events in B-cell programming. Genes Dev. 2018 01 15; 32(2):96-111. PMID: 29440261.
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    24. Mack SC, Pajtler KW, Chavez L, Okonechnikov K, Bertrand KC, Wang X, Erkek S, Federation A, Song A, Lee C, Wang X, McDonald L, Morrow JJ, Saiakhova A, Sin-Chan P, Wu Q, Michaelraj KA, Miller TE, Hubert CG, Ryzhova M, Garzia L, Donovan L, Dombrowski S, Factor DC, Luu B, Valentim CLL, Gimple RC, Morton A, Kim L, Prager BC, Lee JJY, Wu X, Zuccaro J, Thompson Y, Holgado BL, Reimand J, Ke SQ, Tropper A, Lai S, Vijayarajah S, Doan S, Mahadev V, Miñan AF, Gröbner SN, Lienhard M, Zapatka M, Huang Z, Aldape KD, Carcaboso AM, Houghton PJ, Keir ST, Milde T, Witt H, Li Y, Li CJ, Bian XW, Jones DTW, Scott I, Singh SK, Huang A, Dirks PB, Bouffet E, Bradner JE, Ramaswamy V, Jabado N, Rutka JT, Northcott PA, Lupien M, Lichter P, Korshunov A, Scacheri PC, Pfister SM, Kool M, Taylor MD, Rich JN. Therapeutic targeting of ependymoma as informed by oncogenic enhancer profiling. Nature. 2018 01 04; 553(7686):101-105. PMID: 29258295.
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    25. Korshunov A, Chavez L, Sharma T, Ryzhova M, Schrimpf D, Stichel D, Capper D, Sturm D, Kool M, Habel A, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Rosenblum M, Absalyamova O, Golanov A, Lichter P, Pfister SM, Jones DTW, Perry A, von Deimling A. Epithelioid glioblastomas stratify into established diagnostic subsets upon integrated molecular analysis. Brain Pathol. 2018 09; 28(5):656-662. PMID: 28990704.
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    26. Korshunov A, Chavez L, Northcott PA, Sharma T, Ryzhova M, Jones DTW, von Deimling A, Pfister SM, Kool M. DNA-methylation profiling discloses significant advantages over NanoString method for molecular classification of medulloblastoma. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 Dec; 134(6):965-967. PMID: 29027579.
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    27. Neumann JE, Wefers AK, Lambo S, Bianchi E, Bockstaller M, Dorostkar MM, Meister V, Schindler P, Korshunov A, von Hoff K, Nowak J, Warmuth-Metz M, Schneider MR, Renner-Müller I, Merk DJ, Shakarami M, Sharma T, Chavez L, Glass R, Chan JA, Taketo MM, Neumann P, Kool M, Schüller U. A mouse model for embryonal tumors with multilayered rosettes uncovers the therapeutic potential of Sonic-hedgehog inhibitors. Nat Med. 2017 Oct; 23(10):1191-1202. PMID: 28892064.
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    28. Gojo J, Lötsch D, Spiegl-Kreinecker S, Pajtler KW, Neumayer K, Korbel P, Araki A, Brandstetter A, Mohr T, Hovestadt V, Chavez L, Kirchhofer D, Ricken G, Stefanits H, Korshunov A, Pfister SM, Dieckmann K, Azizi AA, Czech T, Filipits M, Kool M, Peyrl A, Slavc I, Berger W, Haberler C. Telomerase activation in posterior fossa group A ependymomas is associated with dismal prognosis and chromosome 1q gain. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Sep 01; 19(9):1183-1194. PMID: 28371821.
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    29. Panwalkar P, Clark J, Ramaswamy V, Hawes D, Yang F, Dunham C, Yip S, Hukin J, Sun Y, Schipper MJ, Chavez L, Margol A, Pekmezci M, Chung C, Banda A, Bayliss JM, Curry SJ, Santi M, Rodriguez FJ, Snuderl M, Karajannis MA, Saratsis AM, Horbinski CM, Carret AS, Wilson B, Johnston D, Lafay-Cousin L, Zelcer S, Eisenstat D, Silva M, Scheinemann K, Jabado N, McNeely PD, Kool M, Pfister SM, Taylor MD, Hawkins C, Korshunov A, Judkins AR, Venneti S. Immunohistochemical analysis of H3K27me3 demonstrates global reduction in group-A childhood posterior fossa ependymoma and is a powerful predictor of outcome. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 11; 134(5):705-714. PMID: 28733933.
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    30. Northcott PA, Buchhalter I, Morrissy AS, Hovestadt V, Weischenfeldt J, Ehrenberger T, Gröbner S, Segura-Wang M, Zichner T, Rudneva VA, Warnatz HJ, Sidiropoulos N, Phillips AH, Schumacher S, Kleinheinz K, Waszak SM, Erkek S, Jones DTW, Worst BC, Kool M, Zapatka M, Jäger N, Chavez L, Hutter B, Bieg M, Paramasivam N, Heinold M, Gu Z, Ishaque N, Jäger-Schmidt C, Imbusch CD, Jugold A, Hübschmann D, Risch T, Amstislavskiy V, Gonzalez FGR, Weber UD, Wolf S, Robinson GW, Zhou X, Wu G, Finkelstein D, Liu Y, Cavalli FMG, Luu B, Ramaswamy V, Wu X, Koster J, Ryzhova M, Cho YJ, Pomeroy SL, Herold-Mende C, Schuhmann M, Ebinger M, Liau LM, Mora J, McLendon RE, Jabado N, Kumabe T, Chuah E, Ma Y, Moore RA, Mungall AJ, Mungall KL, Thiessen N, Tse K, Wong T, Jones SJM, Witt O, Milde T, Von Deimling A, Capper D, Korshunov A, Yaspo ML, Kriwacki R, Gajjar A, Zhang J, Beroukhim R, Fraenkel E, Korbel JO, Brors B, Schlesner M, Eils R, Marra MA, Pfister SM, Taylor MD, Lichter P. The whole-genome landscape of medulloblastoma subtypes. Nature. 2017 07 19; 547(7663):311-317. PMID: 28726821.
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    31. Korshunov A, Schrimpf D, Ryzhova M, Sturm D, Chavez L, Hovestadt V, Sharma T, Habel A, Burford A, Jones C, Zheludkova O, Kumirova E, Kramm CM, Golanov A, Capper D, von Deimling A, Pfister SM, Jones DTW. H3-/IDH-wild type pediatric glioblastoma is comprised of molecularly and prognostically distinct subtypes with associated oncogenic drivers. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 Sep; 134(3):507-516. PMID: 28401334.
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    32. Lienhard M, Grasse S, Rolff J, Frese S, Schirmer U, Becker M, Börno S, Timmermann B, Chavez L, Sültmann H, Leschber G, Fichtner I, Schweiger MR, Herwig R. QSEA-modelling of genome-wide DNA methylation from sequencing enrichment experiments. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 04 07; 45(6):e44. PMID: 27913729.
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    33. Sahm F, Schrimpf D, Stichel D, Jones DTW, Hielscher T, Schefzyk S, Okonechnikov K, Koelsche C, Reuss DE, Capper D, Sturm D, Wirsching HG, Berghoff AS, Baumgarten P, Kratz A, Huang K, Wefers AK, Hovestadt V, Sill M, Ellis HP, Kurian KM, Okuducu AF, Jungk C, Drueschler K, Schick M, Bewerunge-Hudler M, Mawrin C, Seiz-Rosenhagen M, Ketter R, Simon M, Westphal M, Lamszus K, Becker A, Koch A, Schittenhelm J, Rushing EJ, Collins VP, Brehmer S, Chavez L, Platten M, Hänggi D, Unterberg A, Paulus W, Wick W, Pfister SM, Mittelbronn M, Preusser M, Herold-Mende C, Weller M, von Deimling A. DNA methylation-based classification and grading system for meningioma: a multicentre, retrospective analysis. Lancet Oncol. 2017 05; 18(5):682-694. PMID: 28314689.
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    34. Cuevas-Ocampo AK, Bollen AW, Goode B, Pajtler KW, Chavez L, Sharma T, Dai SC, McDermott M, Perry A, Korshunov A, Solomon DA. Genetic confirmation that ependymoma can arise as part of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) syndrome. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 04; 133(4):661-663. PMID: 28238068.
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    35. Scott-Browne JP, López-Moyado IF, Trifari S, Wong V, Chavez L, Rao A, Pereira RM. Dynamic Changes in Chromatin Accessibility Occur in CD8+ T Cells Responding to Viral Infection. Immunity. 2016 12 20; 45(6):1327-1340. PMID: 27939672.
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    36. Li X, Yue X, Pastor WA, Lin L, Georges R, Chavez L, Evans SM, Rao A. Tet proteins influence the balance between neuroectodermal and mesodermal fate choice by inhibiting Wnt signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 12 20; 113(51):E8267-E8276. PMID: 27930333.
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    37. Tsagaratou A, González-Avalos E, Rautio S, Scott-Browne JP, Togher S, Pastor WA, Rothenberg EV, Chavez L, Lähdesmäki H, Rao A. TET proteins regulate the lineage specification and TCR-mediated expansion of iNKT cells. Nat Immunol. 2017 01; 18(1):45-53. PMID: 27869820.
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    38. Schmiedel BJ, Seumois G, Samaniego-Castruita D, Cayford J, Schulten V, Chavez L, Ay F, Sette A, Peters B, Vijayanand P. 17q21 asthma-risk variants switch CTCF binding and regulate IL-2 production by T cells. Nat Commun. 2016 11 16; 7:13426. PMID: 27848966.
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