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Pancreatic Neoplasms: HELP
Articles by Farshad Farshidfar
Based on 2 articles published since 2010
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Between 2010 and 2020, Farshad Farshidfar wrote the following 2 articles about Pancreatic Neoplasms.
 
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1 Article Integrative Genomic Analysis of Cholangiocarcinoma Identifies Distinct IDH-Mutant Molecular Profiles. 2017

Farshidfar, Farshad / Zheng, Siyuan / Gingras, Marie-Claude / Newton, Yulia / Shih, Juliann / Robertson, A Gordon / Hinoue, Toshinori / Hoadley, Katherine A / Gibb, Ewan A / Roszik, Jason / Covington, Kyle R / Wu, Chia-Chin / Shinbrot, Eve / Stransky, Nicolas / Hegde, Apurva / Yang, Ju Dong / Reznik, Ed / Sadeghi, Sara / Pedamallu, Chandra Sekhar / Ojesina, Akinyemi I / Hess, Julian M / Auman, J Todd / Rhie, Suhn K / Bowlby, Reanne / Borad, Mitesh J / Anonymous5350899 / Zhu, Andrew X / Stuart, Josh M / Sander, Chris / Akbani, Rehan / Cherniack, Andrew D / Deshpande, Vikram / Mounajjed, Taofic / Foo, Wai Chin / Torbenson, Michael S / Kleiner, David E / Laird, Peter W / Wheeler, David A / McRee, Autumn J / Bathe, Oliver F / Andersen, Jesper B / Bardeesy, Nabeel / Roberts, Lewis R / Kwong, Lawrence N. ·Departments of Surgery and Oncology, Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada. · Departments of Genomic Medicine, Melanoma Medical Oncology, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Pathology, and Translational Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA. · Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA. · University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA. · The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA. · Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4S6, Canada. · Center for Epigenetics, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA. · Departments of Genetics and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA; Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA. · Blueprint Medicines, 38 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. · Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. · Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10005, USA. · University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA; HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, AL 35806, USA. · The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA. · Departments of Genetics and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA. · USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA. · Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 85054, USA. · Departments of Hematology and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. · Departments of Pathology and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. · National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. · Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA. · Biotech Research and Innovation Centre, Department of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen 2200, Denmark. Electronic address: jesper.andersen@bric.ku.dk. · Departments of Pathology and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address: bardeesy.nabeel@mgh.harvard.edu. · Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. Electronic address: roberts.lewis@mayo.edu. · Departments of Genomic Medicine, Melanoma Medical Oncology, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Pathology, and Translational Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address: lkwong@mdanderson.org. ·Cell Rep · Pubmed #28297679.

ABSTRACT: Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is an aggressive malignancy of the bile ducts, with poor prognosis and limited treatment options. Here, we describe the integrated analysis of somatic mutations, RNA expression, copy number, and DNA methylation by The Cancer Genome Atlas of a set of predominantly intrahepatic CCA cases and propose a molecular classification scheme. We identified an IDH mutant-enriched subtype with distinct molecular features including low expression of chromatin modifiers, elevated expression of mitochondrial genes, and increased mitochondrial DNA copy number. Leveraging the multi-platform data, we observed that ARID1A exhibited DNA hypermethylation and decreased expression in the IDH mutant subtype. More broadly, we found that IDH mutations are associated with an expanded histological spectrum of liver tumors with molecular features that stratify with CCA. Our studies reveal insights into the molecular pathogenesis and heterogeneity of cholangiocarcinoma and provide classification information of potential therapeutic significance.

2 Article Distinguishing Benign from Malignant Pancreatic and Periampullary Lesions Using Combined Use of ¹H-NMR Spectroscopy and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. 2017

McConnell, Yarrow J / Farshidfar, Farshad / Weljie, Aalim M / Kopciuk, Karen A / Dixon, Elijah / Ball, Chad G / Sutherland, Francis R / Vogel, Hans J / Bathe, Oliver F. ·Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. yarrow.mcconnell@gmail.com. · Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. yarrow.mcconnell@gmail.com. · Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. farshidf@ucalgary.ca. · Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. aalim@upenn.edu. · Department of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. aalim@upenn.edu. · Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. karen.kopciuk@albertahealthservices.ca. · Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. karen.kopciuk@albertahealthservices.ca. · Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. elijah.dixon@albertahealthservices.ca. · Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. elijah.dixon@albertahealthservices.ca. · Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. ball.chad@gmail.com. · Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. francis.sutherland@albertahealthservices.ca. · Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. vogel@ucalgary.ca. · Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. bathe@ucalgary.ca. · Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada. bathe@ucalgary.ca. ·Metabolites · Pubmed #28098776.

ABSTRACT: Previous work demonstrated that serum metabolomics can distinguish pancreatic cancer from benign disease. However, in the clinic, non-pancreatic periampullary cancers are difficult to distinguish from pancreatic cancer. Therefore, to test the clinical utility of this technology, we determined whether