Translational research on Barrett's esophagus

Anushka Baruah, Navtej Singh Buttar, Raghav Chandra, Xiaoxin Chen, Nicholas J. Clemons, Debora Compare, Wael El-Rifai, Jian Gu, Courtney W. Houchen, Shze Y ung Koh, Wenbo Li, Gerardo Nardone, Wayne A. Phillips, Anamay Sharma, Ishtpreet Singh, Melissa P. Upton, Kenneth J. Vega, Xifeng Wu

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The following, from the 12th OESO World Conference: Cancers of the Esophagus, includes commentaries on translational research on Barrett's esophagus that address evidence for genetic instability in esophageal cancer; the role of microsatellite instability; the use of histologic and serum Doublecortin-like kinase 1 expression for progression of Barrett's esophagus to adenocarcinoma; the oxidative stress in Barrett's tumorigenesis; the genomic alterations in esophageal cancer; in vivo modeling in Barrett's esophagus; epigenetic and transcriptional regulation in Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma; and normal and disordered regeneration in Barrett's esophagus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-186
Number of pages17
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014


  • Barrett's esophagus
  • DCLK
  • esophageal adenocarcinoma
  • microsatellite instability
  • modeling
  • OESO
  • oxidative stress

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Baruah, A., Buttar, N. S., Chandra, R., Chen, X., Clemons, N. J., Compare, D., El-Rifai, W., Gu, J., Houchen, C. W., Koh, S. Y. U., Li, W., Nardone, G., Phillips, W. A., Sharma, A., Singh, I., Upton, M. P., Vega, K. J., & Wu, X. (2014). Translational research on Barrett's esophagus. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1325, 170-186.