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Frank C. Marini, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Frank C. Marini, Ph.D.

Professor,


Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1471 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: fmarini@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Univ Texas M D Anderson Hosp , 1998
Frank C. Marini, Ph.D.

Frank C. Marini, Ph.D.

Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cancer Biology

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, immunology/allergy/inflammatio, molecular biology/molecular me

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1471 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: fmarini@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Zarifpour M, Sandberg J, Abolbashari M, Vadhavkar M, Kelkar S, Mohs A, Marini F, Andersson KE, Christ G. Characterization of functional bladder regeneration in mice [abstract]. Neurourol Urodyn. 2014;33(2):186.

Abraham J, Nunez-Alvarez Y, Hettmer S, Carrio E, Chen HI, Nishijo K, Huang ET, Prajapati SI, Walker RL, Davis S, Rebeles J, Wiebush H, McCleish AT, Hampton ST, Bjornson CR, Brack AS, Wagers AJ, Rando TA, Capecchi MR, Marini FC, Ehler BR, Zarzabal LA,. Lineage of origin in rhabdomyosarcoma informs pharmacological response. Genes Dev. 2014;28(14):1578-1591.

Dembinski JL, Wilson SM, Spaeth EL, Studeny M, Zompetta C, Samudio I, Roby K, Andreeff M, Marini FC. Tumor stroma engraftment of gene-modified mesenchymal stem cells as anti-tumor therapy against ovarian cancer. Cytotherapy. 2013;15(1):20-32.

Orlando G, Booth C, Wang Z, Totonelli G, Ross CL, Moran E, Salvatori M, Maghsoudlou P, Turmaine M, Delario G, Al-Shraideh Y, Farooq U, Farney AC, Rogers J, Iskandar SS, Burns A, Marini FC, De Coppi P, Stratta RJ, Soker S. Discarded human kidneys as a source of ECM scaffold for kidney regeneration technologies. Biomaterials. 2013;34(24):5915-5925.

Spaeth EL, Labaff AM, Toole BP, Klopp A, Andreeff M, Marini FC. Mesenchymal CD44 expression contributes to the acquisition of an activated fibroblast phenotype via TWIST activation in the tumor microenvironment. Cancer Res. 2013;73(17):5347-5359.

Gabrusiewicz K, Cortes-Santiago N, Fan XJ, Hossain MB, Kaminska B, Heimberger A, Rao G, Yung WKA, Marini F, Fueyo J, Gomez-Manzano C. Modeling tumor microenvironment in vivo: impact of conditional macrophage ablation in glioma progression [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2013;15(Suppl 3):236.

Nowicka A, Marini FC, Solley TN, Elizondo PB, Zhang Y, Sharp HJ, Broaddus R, Kolonin M, Mok SC, Thompson MS, Woodward WA, Lu K, Salimian B, Nagrath D, Klopp AH. Human omental-derived adipose stem cells increase ovarian cancer proliferation, migration, and chemoresistance. PLoS One. 2013;8(12):e81859.

Bussard KM, Marini FC. Crosstalk between breast cancer and stromal cells occurs via exosomes and gap junctions in bone metastatic breast cancer [abstract]. Cancer Res. 2013;73(8 Suppl 1):A1625.

Ko SY, Barengo N, Ladanyi A, Lee J-S, Marini F, Lengyel E, Naora H. The developmental patterning gene HOXA9 promotes ovarian cancer growth via paracrine effects on mesenchymal stem cells and peritoneal fibroblasts [abstract]. Cancer Res. 2013;73(8 Suppl 1):A2611.

Orlando G, Wang Z, Booth C, Ross C, Totonelli G, De Coppi P, Marini F, Atala A, Stratta RJ, Soker S. Production and characterization of human renal and ileal ECM scaffols: the ideal platform for renal and intestinal bioengineering investigations [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):127-128.

Ko SY, Barengo N, Ladanyi A, Lee JS, Marini F, Lengyel E, Naora H. HOXA9 promotes ovarian cancer growth by stimulating cancer-associated fibroblasts. J Clin Invest. 2012;122(10):3603-3617.

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