Publications

  1. Bi Y, Li J, Ji B, Kang N, Yang L, Simonetto DA, Kwon JH, Kamath M, Cao S, Shah V. Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Mediates a Reciprocal Signaling Pathway between Stellate Cells and Cancer Cells that Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Growth. Am J Pathol. 2014 Aug 08.
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  2. Bi Y, Mukhopadhyay D, Drinane M, Ji B, Li X, Cao S, Shah VH. Endocytosis of collagen by hepatic stellate cells regulates extracellular matrix dynamics. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2014 Jul 30.
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  3. Huang H, Daniluk J, Liu Y, Chu J, Li Z, Ji B, Logsdon CD. Oncogenic K-Ras requires activation for enhanced activity. Oncogene. 2014 Jan 23; 33(4):532-5. Epub 2013 Jan 21
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  4. Philip B, Roland CL, Daniluk J, Liu Y, Chatterjee D, Gomez SB, Ji B, Huang H, Wang H, Fleming JB, Logsdon CD, Cruz-Monserrate Z. A high-fat diet activates oncogenic Kras and COX2 to induce development of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in mice. Gastroenterology. 2013 Dec; 145(6):1449-58. Epub 2013 Aug 16.
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  5. Logsdon CD, Ji B. The role of protein synthesis and digestive enzymes in acinar cell injury. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jun; 10(6):362-70. Epub 2013 Mar 19.
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  6. Huang H, Liu Y, Daniluk J, Gaiser S, Chu J, Wang H, Li ZS, Logsdon CD, Ji B. Activation of nuclear factor-kappaB in acinar cells increases the severity of pancreatitis in mice. Gastroenterology. 2013 Jan; 144(1):202-10. Epub 2012 Oct 03.
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  7. Cruz-Monserrate Z, Abd-Elgaliel WR, Grote T, Deng D, Ji B, Arumugam T, Wang H, Tung CH, Logsdon CD. Detection of pancreatic cancer tumours and precursor lesions by cathepsin E activity in mouse models. Gut. 2012 Sep; 61(9):1315-22. Epub 2011 Nov 07.
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  8. Hwang RF, Moore TT, Mertens Hattersley M, Scarpitti M, Yang B, Devereaux E, Ramachandran V, Arumugam T, Ji B, Logsdon CD, Brown JL, Godin R. Inhibition of the hedgehog pathway targets the tumor-associated stroma in pancreatic cancer. Mol Cancer Res 2 [Epub ahead of print]. 2012 Aug 2.
  9. Chang DZ, Ma Y, Ji B, Liu Y, Hwu P, Abbruzzese JL, Logsdon C, Wang H. Increased CDC20 expression is associated with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma differentiation, progression. J Hematol Oncol PMID 22475564. 2012 Apr 4; 59(1):15.
  10. Daniluk J, Liu Y, Deng D, Chu J, Huang H, Gaiser S, Cruz-Monserrate Z, Wang H, Ji B, Logsdon CD. An NF-κB pathway-mediated positive feedback loop amplifies Ras activity to pathological levels in mice. J Clin Invest PMID: 22406536 PMCID: PMC3314459. 2012 Apr 2; 122(4):1519-28.
  11. Song S, Ji B, Ramachandran V, Wang H, Hafley M, Logsdon C, Bresalier RS. Overexpressed galectin-3 in pancreatic cancer induces cell proliferation and invasion by binding Ras and activating Ras signaling. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e42699. Epub 2012 Aug 10.
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  12. Chang DZ, Ma Y, Ji B, Wang H, Deng D, Liu Y, Abbruzzese JL, Liu YJ, Logsdon CD, Hwu P. Mast cells in tumor microenvironment promotes the in vivo growth of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Clin Cancer Res Epub 2011 Oct 5 PMID 21976550. 2011 Nov 15; 17(22):7015-23.
  13. Criscimanna A, Speicher JA, Houshmand G, Shiota C, Prasadan K, Ji B, Logsdon CD, Gittes GK, Esni F. Duct cells contribute to regeneration of endocrine and acinar cells following pancreatic damage in adult mice. Gastroenterology 2011 Oct 1462e1-6 Epub PMID 21763240. 2011 Jul 18; 141(4):1451-62.
  14. Gaiser S, Daniluk J, Liu Y, Tsou L, Chu J, Lee W, Longnecker DS, Logsdon CD, Ji B. Intracellular activation of trypsinogen in transgenic mice induces acute but not chronic pancreatitis. Gut Epub 2011 Apr 6 PMID 21471572. 2011 Apr 6; 60(10):1379-88.
  15. Won JH, Zhang Y, Ji B, Logsdon CD, Yule DI. Phenotypic changes in mouse pancreatic stellate cell Ca2+ signaling events following activation in culture and in a disease model of pancreatitis. Mol Biol Cell PMID 21148289 PMCID: PMC3031471. 2011 Feb 1; 22(3):421-36.
  16. Gurda GT, Crozier SJ, Ji B, Ernst SA, Logsdon CD, Rothermel BA, Williams JA. Regulator of calcineurin 1 controls growth plasticity of adult pancreas. Gastroenterology 2010 Aug 619e1-6 Epub PMID 20438729 PMCID: PMC2929702. 2010 Jun 18; 139(2):609-19.
  17. Sabbatini ME, Bi Y, Ji B, Ernst SA, Williams JA. CCK activates RhoA, Rac1 differentially through Galpha13, Galphaq in mouse pancreatic acini. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2010 Mar Epub PMID 19940064 PMCID: PMC2838570. 2009 Nov 25; 298(3):C592-601.
  18. Ji B, Gaiser S, Chen X, Ernst SA, Logsdon CD. Intracellular trypsin induces pancreatic acinar cell death but not NF-kappaB activation. J Biol Chem Epub 2009 Apr 20 PMID 19383608 PMCID: PMC2719389. 2009 Jun 26; 284(26):17488-98.
  19. Ji B, Tsou L, Wang H, Gaiser S, Chang DZ, Daniluk J, Bi Y, Grote T, Longnecker DS, Logsdon CD. Ras activity levels control the development of pancreatic diseases. Gastroenterology 1082e1-6 Epub 2009 Jun 6 Erratum in Gastroenterology 2011 May;140(5):1696 PMID: 19501586 PMCID: PMCID: PMC2789008. 2009 Jun 6; 137(3):1072-82.
  20. Pan X, Arumugam T, Yamamoto T, Levin PA, Ramachandran V, Ji B, Lopez-Berestein G, Vivas-Mejia PE, Sood AK, McConkey DJ, Logsdon CD. Nuclear factor-kappaB p65/relA silencing induces apoptosis and increases gemcitabine effectiveness in a subset of pancreatic cancer cells. Clin Cancer Res PMID 19088029. 2008 Dec 15; 14(24):8143-51.
  21. Ji B, Song J, Tsou L, Bi Y, Gaiser S, Mortensen R, Logsdon C. Robust acinar cell transgene expression of CreErT via BAC recombineering. Genesis PMID 18693271 PMCID: PMC3050542. 2008 Aug; 46(8):390-5.
  22. Hwang RF, Moore T, Arumugam T, Ramachandran V, Amos KD, Rivera A, Ji B, Evans DB, Logsdon CD. Cancer-associated stromal fibroblasts promote pancreatic tumor progression. Cancer Res PMID 18245495 PMCID: PMC2519173. 2008 Feb 1; 68(3):918-26.
  23. Simeone DM, Ji B, Banerjee M, Arumugam T, Li D, Anderson MA, Bamberger AM, Greenson J, Brand RE, Ramachandran V, Logsdon CD. CEACAM1, a novel serum biomarker for pancreatic cancer. Pancreas PMID 17446843. 2007 May; 34(4):436-43.
  24. Zhu K, Lizee G, Cano P, Fernando-Vina M, Ji B, Abbruzzese JL, Hwu P, Radvanyi L, Chang DZ. HLA-A0201 positive pancreatic cell lines: new findings and discrepancies. Cancer Immunol Immunother Epub 2006 Sep 1 PMID 16947023. 2006 Sep 1; 56(5):719-24.
  25. Knipp BS, Ailawadi G, Ford JW, Peterson DA, Eagleton MJ, Roelofs KJ, Hannawa KK, Deogracias MP, Ji B, Logsdon C, Graziano KD, Simeone DM, Thompson RW, Henke PK, Stanley JC, Upchurch GR Jr. Increased MMP-9 expression and activity by aortic smooth muscle cells after nitric oxide synthase inhibition is associated with increased nuclear factor-kappaB and activator protein-1 activity. J Surg Res PMID 14732351. 2004 Jan; 116(1):70-80.
  26. Ji B, Chen XQ, Misek DE, Kuick R, Hanash S, Ernst S, Najarian R, Logsdon CD. Pancreatic gene expression during the initiation of acute pancreatitis: identification of EGR-1 as a key regulator. Physiol Genomics PMID 12709512. 2003 Jun 24; 14(1):59-72.
  27. Chen X, Ji B, Han B, Ernst SA, Simeone D, Logsdon CD. NF-kappaB activation in pancreas induces pancreatic and systemic inflammatory response. Gastroenterology PMID 11832459. 2002 Feb; 122(2):448-57.
  28. Ji B, Bi Y, Simeone D, Mortensen RM, Logsdon CD. Human pancreatic acinar cells lack functional responses to cholecystokinin and gastrin. Gastroenterology. 2001 Dec; 121(6):1380-90.
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  29. Han B, Ji B, Logsdon CD. CCK independently activates intracellular trypsinogen and NF-B in rat pancreatic acinar cells. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol PMCID: PMC11171565. 2001; 280 (3):C465-C472.
  30. Ji B, Kopin AS, Logsdon CD. Species differences between rat and mouse CCKA receptors determine the divergent acinar cell response to the Cholecystokinin analog JMV-180. J Biol Chem PMCID: PMC10748042. 2000; 275(25):19775-19120.
  31. Liu Z, Ji B, Chen B, Jia B. Effect of antral gastritis and cytokines on Helicobacter pylori associated duodenal ulcer. National Medical Journal of China PMCID: PMC11715460. 1999; 79(9):686-688.
  32. Chen B, Ji B, Zhang X, Xie Z, Boqi Jia B. Protection of titracted extract of centella asiatica on gastric mucosa and its possible mechanisms. Chinese J of Digestion. 1999; 19(4):246-248.
  33. Zhang X, Ji B, Chen B, Xie Z. Relationship of cytokines and cold-heat syndromes differentiation in patients of duodenal ulcer. Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine PMCID: PMC11783237. 1999; 19(5):267-269.
  34. Ji B, Chen B, Wang H, Jia B. Clinical analysis of 254 cases with pancreatic carcinoma. Chinese Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 1998; 7(1):85-87.
  35. Wang H, Chen B, Ji B, Jia B, Gu Q, Ma Q. Construction of inducible expression plasmid of antisense EGF receptor. Journal of Beijing Medical University. 1998; 30(4):374.
  36. Zhang X, Ji B, Chen B, Jia B, Xie Z. Helicobacter Pylori, Inflammation, Interleukin-8 and Differential Diagnosis of Cold-heat Syndromes in Duodenal Ulcer Patients. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine. 1998; 39(10):616-618.
  37. Ji B, Wang B, Chen B, Jia B. Clinical pathologic analysis of 125 patients with pancreatic cancer. Chinese Journal of Practical Internal Medicine. 1997; 17(1):22-3.
  38. Ji B, Chen B, Wang H, Jia B. Analysis of 195 cases of pancreatic carcinoma patients with operation therapy. Chinese Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 1996; 4:174-6,8.