Publications

  1. Pareek A, Parkes CW, Leontovich AA, Krych AJ, Conte S, Steubs JA, Wulf CA, Camp CL. Are Baseball Statistics an Appropriate Tool for Assessing Return to Play in Injured Pitchers? Analysis of Statistical Variability in Healthy Players. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Nov; 9 (11):23259671211050933 Epub 2021 Nov 18
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  2. Frisch HP, Sprau A, McElroy VF, Turner JD, Becher LRE, Nevala WK, Leontovich AA, Markovic SN. Cancer immune control dynamics: a clinical data driven model of systemic immunity in patients with metastatic melanoma. BMC Bioinformatics. 2021 Apr 16; 22 (1):197
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  3. Janku F, Zhang HH, Pezeshki A, Goel S, Murthy R, Wang-Gillam A, Shepard DR, Helgason T, Masters T, Hong DS, Piha-Paul SA, Karp DD, Klang M, Huang SY, Sakamuri D, Raina A, Torrisi J, Solomon SB, Weissfeld A, Trevino E, DeCrescenzo G, Collins A, Miller M, Salstrom JL, Korn RL, Zhang L, Saha S, Leontovich AA, Tung D, Kreider B, Varterasian M, Khazaie K, Gounder MM. Intratumoral Injection of Clostridium novyi-NT Spores in Patients with Treatment-refractory Advanced Solid Tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2021 Jan 1; 27 (1):96-106 Epub 2020 Oct 12
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  4. Enninga EAL, Leontovich AA, Fedyshyn B, Wakefield L, Gandhi M, Markovic SN, Ruano R, Kerr SE. Upregulation of HLA-Class I and II in Placentas Diagnosed with Villitis of Unknown Etiology. Reprod Sci. 2020 May; 27 (5):1129-1138 Epub 2020 Jan 06
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  5. Yan Y, Leontovich AA, Gerdes MJ, Desai K, Dong J, Sood A, Santamaria-Pang A, Mansfield AS, Chadwick C, Zhang R, Nevala WK, Flotte TJ, Ginty F, Markovic SN. Understanding heterogeneous tumor microenvironment in metastatic melanoma. PLoS One. 2019; 14 (6):e0216485 Epub 2019 June 05
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  6. Enninga EAL, Egan AM, Alrahmani L, Leontovich AA, Ruano R, Sarras MP Jr. Frequency of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Reappearance or Absence during the Second Pregnancy of Women Treated at Mayo Clinic between 2013 and 2018. J Diabetes Res. 2019; 2019:9583927 Epub 2019 Nov 22
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  7. Kurokawa C, Iankov ID, Anderson SK, Aderca I, Leontovich AA, Maurer MJ, Oberg AL, Schroeder MA, Giannini C, Greiner SM, Becker MA, Thompson EA, Haluska P, Jentoft ME, Parney IF, Weroha SJ, Jen J, Sarkaria JN, Galanis E. Constitutive Interferon Pathway Activation in Tumors as an Efficacy Determinant Following Oncolytic Virotherapy. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Oct 1; 110 (10):1123-1132
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  8. Leontovich AA, Jalalirad M, Salisbury JL, Mills L, Haddox C, Schroeder M, Tuma A, Guicciardi ME, Zammataro L, Gambino MW, Amato A, Di Leonardo A, McCubrey J, Lange CA, Liu M, Haddad T, Goetz M, Boughey J, Sarkaria J, Wang L, Ingle JN, Galanis E, D'Assoro AB. NOTCH3 expression is linked to breast cancer seeding and distant metastasis. Breast Cancer Res. 2018 Sep 4; 20 (1):105 Epub 2018 Sept 04
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  9. Enninga EAL, Chatzopoulos K, Butterfield JT, Sutor SL, Leontovich AA, Nevala WK, Flotte TJ, Markovic SN. CD206-positive myeloid cells bind galectin-9 and promote a tumor-supportive microenvironment. J Pathol. 2018 Aug; 245 (4):468-477 Epub 2018 June 28
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  10. Enninga EAL, Moser JC, Weaver AL, Markovic SN, Brewer JD, Leontovich AA, Hieken TJ, Shuster L, Kottschade LA, Olariu A, Mansfield AS, Dronca RS. Survival of cutaneous melanoma based on sex, age, and stage in the United States, 1992-2011. Cancer Med. 2017 Oct; 6(10):2203-2212. Epub 2017 Sep 06.
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  11. Leontovich AA, Dronca RS, Nevala WK, Thompson MA, Kottschade LA, Ivanov LV, Markovic SN, Melanoma Study Group of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. Effect of the lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio on the clinical outcome of chemotherapy administration in advanced melanoma patients. Melanoma Res. 2017 Feb; 27 (1):32-42
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  12. Lewallen EA, Bonin CA, Li X, Smith J, Karperien M, Larson AN, Lewallen DG, Cool SM, Westendorf JJ, Krych AJ, Leontovich AA, Im HJ, van Wijnen AJ. The synovial microenvironment of osteoarthritic joints alters RNA-seq expression profiles of human primary articular chondrocytes. Gene. 2016 Oct 15; 591 (2):456-64 Epub 2016 July 01
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  13. Enninga EA, Nevala WK, Holtan SG, Leontovich AA, Markovic SN. Galectin-9 modulates immunity by promoting Th2/M2 differentiation and impacts survival in patients with metastatic melanoma. Melanoma Res. 2016 Oct; 26 (5):429-41
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  14. Leontovich AA, Intine RV, Sarras MP Jr. Epigenetic Studies Point to DNA Replication/Repair Genes as a Basis for the Heritable Nature of Long Term Complications in Diabetes. J Diabetes Res. 2016; 2016:2860780 Epub 2016 Feb 14
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  15. Sarras MP Jr, Leontovich AA, Intine RV. Use of zebrafish as a model to investigate the role of epigenetics in propagating the secondary complications observed in diabetes mellitus. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2015 Dec; 178:3-7 Epub 2015 July 10
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  16. Grotz TE, Jakub JW, Mansfield AS, Goldenstein R, Enninga EA, Nevala WK, Leontovich AA, Markovic SN. Evidence of Th2 polarization of the sentinel lymph node (SLN) in melanoma. Oncoimmunology. 2015 Aug; 4 (8):e1026504 Epub 2015 June 01
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  17. Karpyak VM, Biernacka JM, Geske JR, Jenkins GD, Cunningham JM, Ruegg J, Kononenko O, Leontovich AA, Abulseoud OA, Hall-Flavin DK, Loukianova LL, Schneekloth TD, Skime MK, Frank J, Nothen MM, Rietschel M, Kiefer F, Mann KF, Weinshilboum RM, Frye MA, Choi DS. Genetic markers associated with abstinence length in alcohol-dependent subjects treated with acamprosate. Transl Psychiatry. 2014 Oct 7; 4:e462 Epub 2014 Oct 07
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  18. Hogan MC, Johnson KL, Zenka RM, Charlesworth MC, Madden BJ, Mahoney DW, Oberg AL, Huang BQ, Leontovich AA, Nesbitt LL, Bakeberg JL, McCormick DJ, Bergen HR, Ward CJ. Subfractionation, characterization, and in-depth proteomic analysis of glomerular membrane vesicles in human urine. Kidney Int. 2014 May; 85 (5):1225-37 Epub 2013 Nov 06
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  19. D'Assoro AB, Liu T, Quatraro C, Amato A, Opyrchal M, Leontovich A, Ikeda Y, Ohmine S, Lingle W, Suman V, Ecsedy J, Iankov I, Di Leonardo A, Ayers-Inglers J, Degnim A, Billadeau D, McCubrey J, Ingle J, Salisbury JL, Galanis E. The mitotic kinase Aurora--a promotes distant metastases by inducing epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in ERalpha(+) breast cancer cells. Oncogene. 2014 Jan 30; 33 (5):599-610 Epub 2013 Jan 21
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  20. Pardanani A, Laborde RR, Lasho TL, Finke C, Begna K, Al-Kali A, Hogan WJ, Litzow MR, Leontovich A, Kowalski M, Tefferi A. Safety and efficacy of CYT387, a JAK1 and JAK2 inhibitor, in myelofibrosis. Leukemia. 2013 Jun; 27 (6):1322-7 Epub 2013 Mar 05
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  21. Mansfield AS, Nevala WK, Lieser EA, Lieser EA, Leontovich AA, Markovic SN. The immunomodulatory effects of bevacizumab on systemic immunity in patients with metastatic melanoma. Oncoimmunology. 2013 May 1; 2 (5):e24436
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  22. Leontovich AA, Salisbury JL, Veroux M, Tallarita T, Billadeau D, McCubrey J, Ingle J, Galanis E, D'Assoro AB. Inhibition of Cdk2 activity decreases Aurora-A kinase centrosomal localization and prevents centrosome amplification in breast cancer cells. Oncol Rep. 2013 May; 29 (5):1785-8 Epub 2013 Feb 27
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  23. Sarras MP Jr, Leontovich AA, Olsen AS, Intine RV. Impaired tissue regeneration corresponds with altered expression of developmental genes that persists in the metabolic memory state of diabetic zebrafish. Wound Repair Regen. 2013 Mar-Apr; 21 (2):320-8 Epub 2013 Feb 25
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  24. Stanton MJ, Dutta S, Zhang H, Polavaram NS, Leontovich AA, Honscheid P, Sinicrope FA, Tindall DJ, Muders MH, Datta K. Autophagy control by the VEGF-C/NRP-2 axis in cancer and its implication for treatment resistance. Cancer Res. 2013 Jan 1; 73 (1):160-71 Epub 2012 Nov 13
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  25. Mansfield AS, Nevala WK, Dronca RS, Leontovich AA, Shuster L, Markovic SN. Normal ageing is associated with an increase in Th2 cells, MCP-1 (CCL1) and RANTES (CCL5), with differences in sCD40L and PDGF-AA between sexes. Clin Exp Immunol. 2012 Nov; 170 (2):186-93
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  26. Dronca RS, Leontovich AA, Nevala WK, Markovic SN. Personalized therapy for metastatic melanoma: could timing be everything? Future Oncol. 2012 Nov; 8 (11):1401-6
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  27. Kosari F, Cheville JC, Ida CM, Karnes RJ, Leontovich AA, Sebo TJ, Erdogan S, Rodriguez E, Murphy SJ, Vasmatzis G. Shared gene expression alterations in prostate cancer and histologically benign prostate from patients with prostate cancer. Am J Pathol. 2012 Jul; 181 (1):34-42 Epub 2012 May 26
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  28. Leontovich AA, Zhang S, Quatraro C, Iankov I, Veroux PF, Gambino MW, Degnim A, McCubrey J, Ingle J, Galanis E, D'Assoro AB. Raf-1 oncogenic signaling is linked to activation of mesenchymal to epithelial transition pathway in metastatic breast cancer cells. Int J Oncol. 2012 Jun; 40 (6):1858-64 Epub 2012 Mar 19
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  29. Holtan SG, Mansfield AS, Creedon DJ, Nevala WK, Haluska P, Leontovich AA, Markovic SN. An organ system based approach to prognosis in advanced melanoma. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012 Jun 1; 4:2723-33 Epub 2012 June 01
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  30. Olsen AS, Sarras MP Jr, Leontovich A, Intine RV. Heritable transmission of diabetic metabolic memory in zebrafish correlates with DNA hypomethylation and aberrant gene expression. Diabetes. 2012 Feb; 61 (2):485-91 Epub 2012 Jan 06
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  31. Potashkin JA, Santiago JA, Ravina BM, Watts A, Leontovich AA. Biosignatures for Parkinson's disease and atypical parkinsonian disorders patients. PLoS One. 2012; 7 (8):e43595 Epub 2012 Aug 27
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  32. Kalari KR, Rossell D, Necela BM, Asmann YW, Nair A, Baheti S, Kachergus JM, Younkin CS, Baker T, Carr JM, Tang X, Walsh MP, Chai HS, Sun Z, Hart SN, Leontovich AA, Hossain A, Kocher JP, Perez EA, Reisman DN, Fields AP, Thompson EA. Deep Sequence Analysis of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Integrated Analysis of Gene Expression, Alternative Splicing, and Single Nucleotide Variations in Lung Adenocarcinomas with and without Oncogenic KRAS Mutations. Front Oncol. 2012; 2:12 Epub 2012 Feb 10
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  33. Leontovich AA, Dronca RS, Suman VJ, Ashdown ML, Nevala WK, Thompson MA, Robinson A, Kottschade LA, Kaur JS, McWilliams RR, Ivanov LV, Croghan GA, Markovic SN. Fluctuation of systemic immunity in melanoma and implications for timing of therapy. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012 Jan 1; 4:958-75 Epub 2012 Jan 01
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  34. Block MS, Nevala WK, Leontovich AA, Markovic SN. Differential response of human and mouse dendritic cells to VEGF determines interspecies discrepancies in tumor-mediated TH1/TH2 polarity shift. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 1; 17 (7):1776-83 Epub 2011 Feb 24
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  35. D'Assoro AB, Leontovich A, Amato A, Ayers-Ringler JR, Quatraro C, Hafner K, Jenkins RB, Libra M, Ingle J, Stivala F, Galanis E, Salisbury JL. Abrogation of p53 function leads to metastatic transcriptome networks that typify tumor progression in human breast cancer xenografts. Int J Oncol. 2010 Nov; 37 (5):1167-76
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  36. Ruebel K, Leontovich AA, Stilling GA, Zhang S, Righi A, Jin L, Lloyd RV. MicroRNA expression in ileal carcinoid tumors: downregulation of microRNA-133a with tumor progression. Mod Pathol. 2010 Mar; 23 (3):367-75 Epub 2009 Dec 25
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  37. Nevala WK, Vachon CM, Leontovich AA, Scott CG, Thompson MA, Markovic SN, Melanoma Study Group of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. Evidence of systemic Th2-driven chronic inflammation in patients with metastatic melanoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Mar 15; 15 (6):1931-9 Epub 2009 Feb 24
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  38. Hogan MC, Manganelli L, Woollard JR, Masyuk AI, Masyuk TV, Tammachote R, Huang BQ, Leontovich AA, Beito TG, Madden BJ, Charlesworth MC, Torres VE, LaRusso NF, Harris PC, Ward CJ. Characterization of PKD protein-positive exosome-like vesicles. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Feb; 20 (2):278-88 Epub 2009 Jan 21
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  39. Lowry MB, Lotinun S, Leontovich AA, Zhang M, Maran A, Shogren KL, Palama BK, Marley K, Iwaniec UT, Turner RT. Osteitis fibrosa is mediated by Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-A via a phosphoinositide 3-kinase-dependent signaling pathway in a rat model for chronic hyperparathyroidism. Endocrinology. 2008 Nov; 149 (11):5735-46 Epub 2008 July 17
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  40. Alsayed Y, Leleu X, Leontovich A, Oton AB, Melhem M, George D, Ghobrial IM. Proteomics analysis in post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders. Eur J Haematol. 2008 Oct; 81 (4):298-303 Epub 2008 July 28
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  41. Ruebel KH, Leontovich AA, Tanizaki Y, Jin L, Stilling GA, Zhang S, Coonse K, Scheithauer BW, Lombardero M, Kovacs K, Lloyd RV. Effects of TGFbeta1 on gene expression in the HP75 human pituitary tumor cell line identified by gene expression profiling. Endocrine. 2008 Feb; 33 (1):62-76 Epub 2008 Apr 10
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  42. Stilling GA, Zhang H, Ruebel KH, Leontovich AA, Jin L, Tanizaki Y, Zhang S, Erickson LA, Hobday T, Lloyd RV. Characterization of the functional and growth properties of cell lines established from ileal and rectal carcinoid tumors. Endocr Pathol. 2007 Winter; 18 (4):223-32
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  43. Moreau AS, Jia X, Ngo HT, Leleu X, O'Sullivan G, Alsayed Y, Leontovich A, Podar K, Kutok J, Daley J, Lazo-Kallanian S, Hatjiharissi E, Raab MS, Xu L, Treon SP, Hideshima T, Anderson KC, Ghobrial IM. Protein kinase C inhibitor enzastaurin induces in vitro and in vivo antitumor activity in Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. Blood. 2007 Jun 1; 109 (11):4964-72 Epub 2007 Feb 06
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  44. Hatjiharissi E, Ngo H, Leontovich AA, Leleu X, Timm M, Melhem M, George D, Lu G, Ghobrial J, Alsayed Y, Zeismer S, Cabanela M, Nehme A, Jia X, Moreau AS, Treon SP, Fonseca R, Gertz MA, Anderson KC, Witzig TE, Ghobrial IM. Proteomic analysis of waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. Cancer Res. 2007 Apr 15; 67 (8):3777-84
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  45. Plager DA, Leontovich AA, Henke SA, Davis MD, McEvoy MT, Sciallis GF 2nd, Pittelkow MR. Early cutaneous gene transcription changes in adult atopic dermatitis and potential clinical implications. Exp Dermatol. 2007 Jan; 16 (1):28-36
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  46. Rajagopalan G, Sen MM, Singh M, Murali NS, Nath KA, Iijima K, Kita H, Leontovich AA, Gopinathan U, Patel R, David CS. Intranasal exposure to staphylococcal enterotoxin B elicits an acute systemic inflammatory response. Shock. 2006 Jun; 25 (6):647-56
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  47. Ruebel KH, Leontovich AA, Jin L, Stilling GA, Zhang H, Qian X, Nakamura N, Scheithauer BW, Kovacs K, Lloyd RV. Patterns of gene expression in pituitary carcinomas and adenomas analyzed by high-density oligonucleotide arrays, reverse transcriptase-quantitative PCR, and protein expression. Endocrine. 2006 Jun; 29 (3):435-44
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  48. Kumar S, Leontovich A, Coenen MJ, Bahn RS. Gene expression profiling of orbital adipose tissue from patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy: a potential role for secreted frizzled-related protein-1 in orbital adipogenesis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Aug; 90 (8):4730-5 Epub 2005 May 10
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  49. Ghobrial IM, McCormick DJ, Kaufmann SH, Leontovich AA, Loegering DA, Dai NT, Krajnik KL, Stenson MJ, Melhem MF, Novak AJ, Ansell SM, Witzig TE. Proteomic analysis of mantle-cell lymphoma by protein microarray. Blood. 2005 May 1; 105 (9):3722-30 Epub 2005 Jan 13
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  50. Miller DV, Leontovich AA, Lingle WL, Suman VJ, Mertens ML, Lillie J, Ingalls KA, Perez EA, Ingle JN, Couch FJ, Visscher DW. Utilizing Nottingham Prognostic Index in microarray gene expression profiling of breast carcinomas. Mod Pathol. 2004 Jul; 17 (7):756-64
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  51. Kang-Decker N, Tong C, Boussouar F, Baker DJ, Xu W, Leontovich AA, Taylor WR, Brindle PK, van Deursen JM. Loss of CBP causes T cell lymphomagenesis in synergy with p27Kip1 insufficiency. Cancer Cell. 2004 Feb; 5 (2):177-89
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  52. Sarras MP Jr, Yan L, Leontovich A, Zhang JS. Structure, expression, and developmental function of early divergent forms of metalloproteinases in hydra. Cell Res. 2002 Sep; 12(3-4):163-76.
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  53. Shimizu H, Zhang X, Zhang J, Leontovich A, Fei K, Yan L, Sarras MP Jr. Epithelial morphogenesis in hydra requires de novo expression of extracellular matrix components and matrix metalloproteinases. Development. 2002 Mar; 129(6):1521-32.
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  54. Zhang J, Leontovich A, Sarras MP Jr. Molecular and functional evidence for early divergence of an endothelin-like system during metazoan evolution: analysis of the Cnidarian, hydra. Development. 2001 May; 128(9):1607-15.
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  55. Yan L, Leontovich A, Fei K, Sarras MP Jr. Hydra metalloproteinase 1: a secreted astacin metalloproteinase whose apical axis expression is differentially regulated during head regeneration. Dev Biol. 2000 Mar 1; 219(1):115-28.
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  56. Leontovich AA, Zhang J, Shimokawa K, Nagase H, Sarras MP Jr. A novel hydra matrix metalloproteinase (HMMP) functions in extracellular matrix degradation, morphogenesis and the maintenance of differentiated cells in the foot process. Development. 2000 Feb; 127(4):907-20.
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