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Umit Topaloglu, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Umit Topaloglu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7298 | Department: 336-716-2011


Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas-Little Rock, 2006
Umit Topaloglu, Ph.D.

Umit Topaloglu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cancer Biology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Biostatistical Sciences

Research Interests

Data Collection; Neovascularization, Pathologic; Neoplasms; Liver Neoplasms; Liver
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7298 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

Incorporating blood-based liquid biopsy information into cancer staging: time for a TNMB system?. Yang M, Forbes ME, Bitting RL, O'Neill SS, Chou PC, Topaloglu U, Miller LD, Hawkins GA, Grant SC, DeYoung BR, Petty WJ, Chen K, Pasche BC, Zhang W.. Ann Oncol. 2018;29(2):311-323.

Favorable outcome of patients with lung adenocarcinoma harboring POLE mutations and expressing high PD-L1 [letter]. Liu L, Ruiz J, O'Neill SS, Grant SC, Petty WJ, Yang M, Chen K, Topaloglu U, Pasche B, Zhang W... Mol Cancer. 2018;17(1):81.

Severe neurologic complications of immune checkpoint inhibitors: a single-center review. Mancone S, Lycan T, Ahmed T, Topaloglu U, Dothard A, Petty WJ, Strowd RE.. J Neurol. 2018;265(7):1636-1642.

Biopsy records do not reduce diagnosis variability in cancer patient EHRs: are we more uncertain after knowing?. Diaz-Garelli JF, Wells BJ, Yelton C, Strowd R, Topaloglu U.. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2018;2017():72-80.

Genomic testing using cytology vs surgical specimens: a comparative study [abstract]. Steele RM, Topaloglu U, Miller LD, Zhang W, Pasche B, DeYoung BR, Qaseni SA [sic] Qasem SA.. Mod Pathol. 2017;30(Suppl 2):520A.

Genomic testing using cytology vs surgical specimens: a comparative study [abstract]. Steele RM, Tapaloglu U, Miller LD, Zhang W, Pasche B, DeYoung BR, Qasem SA.. Lab Invest. 2017;97(Suppl 1):520A.

Safety and tolerability of the first-in-class agent CPI-613 in combination with modified FOLFIRINOX in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer: a single-centre, open-label, dose-escalation, phase 1 trial. Alistar A, Morris BB, Desnoyer R, Klepin HD, Hosseinzadeh K, Clark C, Cameron A, Leyendecker J, D'Agostino R Jr, Topaloglu U, Boteju LW, Boteju AR, Shorr R, Zachar Z, Bingham PM, Ahmed T, Crane S, Shah R, Migliano JJ, Pardee TS, Miller L,.. Lancet Oncol. 2017;18(6):770-778.

Circulating mutational portrait of cancer: manifestation of aggressive clonal events in both early and late stages. Yang M, Topaloglu U, Petty WJ, Pagni M, Foley KL, Grant SC, Robinson M, Bitting RL, Thomas A, Alistar AT, Desnoyers RJ, Goodman M, Albright C, Porosnicu M, Vatca M, Qasem SA, DeYoung B, Kytola V, Nykter M, Chen K, Levine EA, Staren ED,.. J Hematol Oncol. 2017;10(1):100.

Mutational landscapes of smoking-related cancers in Caucasians and African Americans: precision oncology perspectives at Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center. Kytola V, Topaloglu U, Miller LD, Bitting RL, Goodman MM, D Agostino RB Jr, Desnoyers RJ, Albright C, Yacoub G, Qasem SA, DeYoung B, Thorsson V, Shmulevich I, Yang M, Shcherban A, Pagni M, Liu L, Nykter M, Chen K, Hawkins GA, Grant SC,.. Theranostics. 2017;7(11):2914-2923.

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Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

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