Publications

Nduka Amankulor

Wirsching HG, Zhang H, Szulzewsky F, Arora S, Grandi P, Cimino PJ, Amankulor N, Campbell JS, McFerrin L, Pattwell SS, Ene C, Hicks A, Ball M, Yan J, Zhang J, Kumasaka D, Pierce RH, Weller M, Finer M, Quéva C, Glorioso JC, Houghton AM, Holland EC. Arming oHSV with ULBP3 drives abscopal immunity in lymphocyte-depleted glioblastoma. JCI Insight. 2019 Jul 11;4(13): doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.128217. PubMed PMID: 31292299; PMCID: PMC6629248.
Koncar RF, Dey BR, Stanton AJ, Agrawal N, Wassell ML, McCarl LH, Locke AL, Sanders L, Morozova-Vaske O, Myers MI, Hamilton RL, Carcaboso AM, Kohanbash G, Hu B, Amankulor NM, Felker J, Kambhampati M, Nazarian J, Becher OJ, James CD, Hashizume R, Broniscer A, Pollack IF, Agnihotri S. Identification of Novel RAS Signaling Therapeutic Vulnerabilities in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas. Cancer Res. 2019 Aug 15;79(16):4026-4041. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-18-3521. PubMed PMID: 31201162.
Guan X, Luo L, Begum G, Kohanbash G, Song Q, Rao A, Amankulor N, Sun B, Sun D, Jia W. Elevated Na/H exchanger 1 (SLC9A1) emerges as a marker for tumorigenesis and prognosis in gliomas. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Oct 17;37(1):255. doi: 10.1186/s13046-018-0923-z. PubMed PMID: 30333031; PMCID: PMC6192309.
Kalash R, Glaser SM, Flickinger JC, Burton S, Heron DE, Gerszten PC, Engh JA, Amankulor NM, Vargo JA. Stereotactic body radiation therapy for benign spine tumors: is dose de-escalation appropriate? J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Aug;29(2):220-225. doi: 10.3171/2017.12.SPINE17920. PubMed PMID: 29799334.
Ling DC, Flickinger JC, Burton SA, Heron DE, Quinn AE, Bejjani GK, Engh JA, Gerszten PC, Amankulor NM, Vargo JA. Long-Term Outcomes After Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Spine Metastases: Radiation Dose-Response for Late Toxicity. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Jul 1;101(3):602-609. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.02.035. PubMed PMID: 29678526.
Müller S, Kohanbash G, Liu SJ, Alvarado B, Carrera D, Bhaduri A, Watchmaker PB, Yagnik G, Di Lullo E, Malatesta M, Amankulor NM, Kriegstein AR, Lim DA, Aghi M, Okada H, Diaz A. Single-cell profiling of human gliomas reveals macrophage ontogeny as a basis for regional differences in macrophage activation in the tumor microenvironment. Genome Biol. 2017 Dec 20;18(1):234. doi: 10.1186/s13059-017-1362-4. PubMed PMID: 29262845; PMCID: PMC5738907.
Alkhalili K, Zenonos G, Tataryn Z, Amankulor N, Engh J. The Utility of Early Postoperative Head Computed Tomography in Brain Tumor Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis of 755 Cases. World Neurosurg. 2018 Mar;111e206-e212. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.12.038. PubMed PMID: 29258936.
Gogineni E, Vargo JA, Glaser SM, Flickinger JC, Burton SA, Engh JA, Amankulor NM, Beriwal S, Quinn AE, Ozhasoglu C, Heron DE. Long-Term Survivorship Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery Alone for Brain Metastases: Risk of Intracranial Failure and Implications for Surveillance and Counseling. Neurosurgery. 2018 Aug 1;83(2):203-209. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx376. PubMed PMID: 28945873.
Kim WJ, Newman WC, Amankulor NM. Phase I/II Trial of Combination of Temozolomide Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy With Fusions of Dendritic and Glioma Cells in Patients With Glioblastoma. Neurosurgery. 2017 Jul 1;81(1):N11. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx263. PubMed PMID: 28873996.
Park J, Yang J, Wenzel AT, Ramachandran A, Lee WJ, Daniels JC, Kim J, Martinez-Escala E, Amankulor N, Pro B, Guitart J, Mendillo ML, Savas JN, Boggon TJ, Choi J. Genomic analysis of 220 CTCLs identifies a novel recurrent gain-of-function alteration in RLTPR (p.Q575E). Blood. 2017 Sep 21;130(12):1430-1440. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-02-768234. PubMed PMID: 28694326; PMCID: PMC5609333.
Newman WC, Kim WJ, Amankulor NM. BRCA1-Regulated RRM2 Expression Protects Glioblastoma Cells from Endogenous Replication Stress and Promotes Tumorigenicity. Neurosurgery. 2017 May 1;80(5):N34. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx106. PubMed PMID: 28586489.
Amankulor NM, Kim Y, Arora S, Kargl J, Szulzewsky F, Hanke M, Margineantu DH, Rao A, Bolouri H, Delrow J, Hockenbery D, Houghton AM, Holland EC. Mutant IDH1 regulates the tumor-associated immune system in gliomas. Genes Dev. 2017 Apr 15;31(8):774-786. doi: 10.1101/gad.294991.116. PubMed PMID: 28465358; PMCID: PMC5435890.
Newman WC, Amankulor NA. Focused Ultrasound Enhances Central Nervous System Delivery of Bevacizumab for Malignant Glioma Treatment. Neurosurgery. 2016 Dec;79(6):N12. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000001451. PubMed PMID: 27861405.
Newman WC, Amankulor NA. Control of Glioblastoma Tumorigenesis by Feed-Forward Cytokine Signaling. Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct;79(4):N9-N10. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000001381. PubMed PMID: 27635977.
Newman WC, Amankulor NA. Targeted Treatment of Experimental Spinal Cord Glioma With Dual Gene-Engineered Human Neural Stem Cells. Neurosurgery. 2016 Jun;78(6):N15-7. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000484056.27923.09. PubMed PMID: 27191809.
Zhang X, Rao A, Sette P, Deibert C, Pomerantz A, Kim WJ, Kohanbash G, Chang Y, Park Y, Engh J, Choi J, Chan T, Okada H, Lotze M, Grandi P, Amankulor N. IDH mutant gliomas escape natural killer cell immune surveillance by downregulation of NKG2D ligand expression. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Oct;18(10):1402-12. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/now061. PubMed PMID: 27116977; PMCID: PMC5035522.
Newman WC, Williams L, Duvvuri U, Clump DA 2nd, Amankulor N. Hyalinizing Clear Cell Carcinoma with Biopsy-Proven Spinal Metastasis: Case Report and Review of Literature. World Neurosurg. 2016 Jun;90699.e7-699.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.02.001. PubMed PMID: 26862022.
Nikiforova MN, Wald AI, Melan MA, Roy S, Zhong S, Hamilton RL, Lieberman FS, Drappatz J, Amankulor NM, Pollack IF, Nikiforov YE, Horbinski C. Targeted next-generation sequencing panel (GlioSeq) provides comprehensive genetic profiling of central nervous system tumors. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Mar;18(3):379-87. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nov289. PubMed PMID: 26681766; PMCID: PMC4767245.
Holt DE, Gill BS, Clump DA, Leeman JE, Burton SA, Amankulor NM, Engh JA, Heron DE. Tumor bed radiosurgery following resection and prior stereotactic radiosurgery for locally persistent brain metastasis. Front Oncol. 2015;584. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2015.00084. PubMed PMID: 25905042; PMCID: PMC4389371.
Weiner GM, Chivukula S, Chen CJ, Ding D, Engh JA, Amankulor N. Ommaya reservoir with ventricular catheter placement for chemotherapy with frameless and pinless electromagnetic surgical neuronavigation. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Mar;13061-6. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2014.12.018. PubMed PMID: 25590664.
Amankulor NM, Xu R, Iorgulescu JB, Chapman T, Reiner AS, Riedel E, Lis E, Yamada Y, Bilsky M, Laufer I. The incidence and patterns of hardware failure after separation surgery in patients with spinal metastatic tumors. Spine J. 2014 Sep 1;14(9):1850-9. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.10.028. PubMed PMID: 24216397.

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