PUBLICATIONS

Oricchio E, Katanayeva N, Donaldson MC, Sungalee S, Joyce PP, Béguelin W, Battistello E, Sanghvi VR, Jiang M, Jiang Y, Teater M, Parmigiani A, Budanov AV, Chan FC, Shah SP, Kridel R, Melnick AM, Ciriello G, Wendel HG. Genetic and epigenetic inactivation of SESTRIN1 controls mTORC1 and response to EZH2 inhibition in follicular lymphoma. Sci Transl Med. 2017 Jun 28;9(396). pii: eaak9969. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aak9969
Cardenas MG, Oswald E, Yu W, Xue F, MacKerell AD Jr, Melnick AM. The Expanding Role of the BCL6 Oncoprotein as a Cancer Therapeutic Target. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Feb 15;23(4):885-893. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-2071. Epub 2016 Nov 23. Review.
Chung SS, Eng WS, Hu W, Khalaj M, Garrett-Bakelman FE, Tavakkoli M, Levine RL, Carroll M, Klimek VM, Melnick AM, Park CY. CD99 is a therapeutic target on disease stem cells in myeloid malignancies. Sci Transl Med. 2017 Jan 25;9(374). pii: eaaj2025. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaj2025.
Jiang Y, Ortega-Molina A, Geng H, Ying HY, Hatzi K, Parsa S, McNally D, Wang L, Doane AS, Agirre X, Teater M, Meydan C, Li Z, Poloway D, Wang S, Ennishi D, Scott DW, Stengel KR, Kranz JE, Holson E, Sharma S, Young JW, Chu CS, Roeder RG, Shaknovich R, Hiebert SW, Gascoyne RD, Tam W, Elemento O, Wendel HG, Melnick AM. CREBBP Inactivation Promotes the Development of HDAC3-Dependent Lymphomas. Cancer Discov. 2017 Jan;7(1):38-53. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-16-0975.
Guryanova OA, Shank K, Spitzer B, Luciani L, Koche RP, Garrett-Bakelman FE, Ganzel C, Durham BH, Mohanty A, Hoermann G, Rivera SA, Chramiec AG, Pronier E, Bastian L, Keller MD, Tovbin D, Loizou E, Weinstein AR, Gonzalez AR, Lieu YK, Rowe JM, Pastore F, McKenney AS, Krivtsov AV, Sperr WR, Cross JR, Mason CE, Tallman MS, Arcila ME, Abdel-Wahab O, Armstrong SA, Kubicek S, Staber PB, Gönen M, Paietta EM, Melnick AM, Nimer SD, Mukherjee S, Levine RL. DNMT3A mutations promote anthracycline resistance in acute myeloid leukemia via impaired nucleosome remodeling. Nat Med. 2016 Dec;22(12):1488-1495. doi: 10.1038/nm.4210.
Bayliss J, Mukherjee P, Lu C, Jain SU, Chung C, Martinez D, Sabari B, Margol AS, Panwalkar P, Parolia A, Pekmezci M, McEachin RC, Cieslik M, Tamrazi B, Garcia BA, La Rocca G, Santi M, Lewis PW, Hawkins C, Melnick A, David Allis C, Thompson CB, Chinnaiyan AM, Judkins AR, Venneti S. Lowered H3K27me3 and DNA hypomethylation define poorly prognostic pediatric posterior fossa ependymomas. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Nov 23;8(366):366ra161.
Nandi S, Chandramohan D, Fioriti L, Melnick AM, Hébert JM, Mason CE, Rajasethupathy P, Kandel ER. Roles for small noncoding RNAs in silencing of retrotransposons in the mammalian brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Oct 24.
Bunting KL, Soong TD, Singh R, Jiang Y, Béguelin W, Poloway DW, Swed BL, Hatzi K, Reisacher W, Teater M, Elemento O, Melnick AM. Multi-tiered Reorganization of the Genome during B Cell Affinity Maturation Anchored by a Germinal Center-Specific Locus Control Region. Immunity. 2016 Sep 20;45(3):497-512. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2016.08.012.
Fiskus W, Coothankandaswamy V, Chen J, Ma H, Ha K, Saenz DT, Krieger SS, Mill CP, Sun B, Huang P, Mumm JS, Melnick AM, Bhalla KN. SIRT2 Deacetylates and Inhibits the Peroxidase Activity of Peroxiredoxin-1 to Sensitize Breast Cancer Cells to Oxidant Stress-Inducing Agents. Cancer Res. 2016 Sep 15;76(18):5467-78. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-16-0126.
Cardenas MG, Yu W, Beguelin W, Teater MR, Geng H, Goldstein RL, Oswald E, Hatzi K, Yang SN, Cohen J, Shaknovich R, Vanommeslaeghe K, Cheng H, Liang D, Cho HJ, Abbott J, Tam W, Du W, Leonard JP, Elemento O, Cerchietti L, Cierpicki T, Xue F, MacKerell AD Jr, Melnick AM. Rationally designed BCL6 inhibitors target activated B cell diffuse large B cell lymphoma. J Clin Invest. 2016 Sep 1;126(9):3351-62. doi: 10.1172/JCI85795.
Han D, Lu X, Shih AH, Nie J, You Q, Xu MM, Melnick AM, Levine RL, He C. A Highly Sensitive and Robust Method for Genome-wide 5hmC Profiling of Rare Cell Populations. Mol Cell. 2016 Aug 18;63(4):711-9. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2016.06.028.
Béguelin W, Teater M, Gearhart MD, Calvo Fernández MT, Goldstein RL, Cárdenas MG, Hatzi K, Rosen M, Shen H, Corcoran CM, Hamline MY, Gascoyne RD, Levine RL, Abdel-Wahab O, Licht JD, Shaknovich R, Elemento O, Bardwell VJ, Melnick AM. EZH2 and BCL6 Cooperate to Assemble CBX8-BCOR Complex to Repress Bivalent Promoters, Mediate Germinal Center Formation and Lymphomagenesis. Cancer Cell. 2016 Aug 8;30(2):197-213. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2016.07.006.
Luskin MR, Gimotty PA, Smith C, Loren AW, Figueroa ME, Harrison J, Sun Z, Tallman MS, Paietta EM, Litzow MR, Melnick AM, Levine RL, Fernandez HF, Luger SM, Carroll M, Master SR, Wertheim GB. A clinical measure of DNA methylation predicts outcome in de novo acute myeloid leukemia. JCI Insight. 2016 Jun 16;1(9).
Garrett-Bakelman FE, Melnick AM. Mutant IDH: a targetable driver of leukemic phenotypes linking metabolism, epigenetics and transcriptional regulation. Epigenomics. 2016 Jul;8(7):945-57. doi: 10.2217/epi-2016-0008.
Li S, Garrett-Bakelman FE, Chung SS, Sanders MA, Hricik T, Rapaport F, Patel J, Dillon R, Vijay P, Brown AL, Perl AE, Cannon J, Bullinger L, Luger S, Becker M, Lewis ID, To LB, Delwel R, Löwenberg B, Döhner H, Döhner K, Guzman ML, Hassane DC, Roboz GJ, Grimwade D, Valk PJ, D'Andrea RJ, Carroll M, Park CY, Neuberg D, Levine R, Melnick AM, Mason CE. Distinct evolution and dynamics of epigenetic and genetic heterogeneity in acute myeloid leukemia. Nat Med. 2016 Jun 20. doi: 10.1038/nm.4125.
Robles EF, Mena-Varas M, Barrio L, Merino-Cortes SV, Balogh P, Du MQ, Akasaka T, Parker A, Roa S, Panizo C, Martin-Guerrero I, Siebert R, Segura V, Agirre X, Macri-Pellizeri L, Aldaz B, Vilas-Zornoza A, Zhang S, Moody S, Calasanz MJ, Tousseyn T, Broccardo C, Brousset P, Campos-Sanchez E, Cobaleda C, Sanchez-Garcia I, Fernandez-Luna JL, Garcia-Muñoz R, Pena E, Bellosillo B, Salar A, Baptista MJ, Hernandez-Rivas JM, Gonzalez M, Terol MJ, Climent J, Ferrandez A, Sagaert X, Melnick AM, Prosper F, Oscier DG, Carrasco YR, Dyer MJ, Martinez-Climent JA. Homeobox NKX2-3 promotes marginal-zone lymphomagenesis by activating B-cell receptor signalling and shaping lymphocyte dynamics.. Nat Commun. 2016 Jun 14;7:11889. doi: 10.1038/ncomms11889.
LaFave LM, Béguelin W, Koche R, Teater M, Spitzer B, Chramiec A, Papalexi E, Keller MD, Hricik T, Konstantinoff K, Micol JB, Durham B, Knutson SK, Campbell JE, Blum G, Shi X, Doud EH, Krivtsov AV, Chung YR, Khodos I, de Stanchina E, Ouerfelli O, Adusumilli PS, Thomas PM, Kelleher NL, Luo M, Keilhack H, Abdel-Wahab O, Melnick A, Armstrong SA, Levine RL. Reply to "Uveal melanoma cells are resistant to EZH2 inhibition regardless of BAP1 status". Nat Med. 2016 Jun 7;22(6):578-9. doi: 10.1038/nm.4094.
Guryanova OA, Lieu YK, Garrett-Bakelman FE, Spitzer B, Glass JL, Shank K, Martinez AB, Rivera SA, Durham BH, Rapaport F, Keller MD, Pandey S, Bastian L, Tovbin D, Weinstein AR, Teruya-Feldstein J, Abdel-Wahab O, Santini V, Mason CE, Melnick AM, Mukherjee S, Levine RL. Dnmt3a regulates myeloproliferation and liver-specific expansion of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Leukemia. 2016 May;30(5):1133-42. doi: 10.1038/leu.2015.358.
Li S, Mason CE, Melnick A. Genetic and epigenetic heterogeneity in acute myeloid leukemia.. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2016 Feb;36:100-6. doi: 10.1016/j.gde.2016.03.011.
Saba NS, Liu D, Herman SE, Underbayev C, Tian X, Behrend D, Weniger MA, Skarzynski M, Gyamfi J, Fontan L, Melnick A, Grant C, Roschewski M, Navarro A, Beà S, Pittaluga S, Dunleavy K, Wilson WH, Wiestner A. Pathogenic role of B-cell receptor signaling and canonical NF-κB activation in mantle cell lymphoma. Blood. 2016 Apr 28. pii: blood-2015-11-681460.
Jiang Y, Dominguez PM, Melnick A. The many layers of epigenetic dysfunction in B-cell lymphomas.. Curr Opin Hematol. 2016 Apr 6.
Meyer SE, Qin T, Muench DE, Masuda K, Venkatasubramanian M, Orr E, Suarez L, Gore SD, Delwel R, Paietta E, Tallman MS, Fernandez H, Melnick A, Beau MM, Kogan S, Salomonis N, Figueroa ME, Grimes HL. DNMT3A Haploinsufficiency Transforms FLT3ITD Myeloproliferative Disease into a Rapid, Spontaneous, and Fully Penetrant Acute Myeloid Leukemia.. Cancer Discov. 2016 Mar 25.
Shojaee S, Chan LN, Buchner M, Cazzaniga V, Cosgun KN, Geng H, Qiu YH, von Minden MD, Ernst T, Hochhaus A, Cazzaniga G, Melnick A, Kornblau SM, Graeber TG, Wu H, Jumaa H, Müschen M. PTEN opposes negative selection and enables oncogenic transformation of pre-B cells. Nat Med. 2016 Mar 14. doi: 10.1038/nm.4062.
Chen Z, Shojaee S, Buchner M, Geng H, Lee JW, Klemm L, Titz B, Graeber TG, Park E, Tan YX, Satterthwaite A, Paietta E, Hunger SP, Willman CL, Melnick A, Loh ML, Jung JU, Coligan JE, Bolland S, Mak TW, Limnander A, Jumaa H, Reth M, Weiss A, Lowell CA, Müschen M. Corrigendum: Signalling thresholds and negative B-cell selection in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Nature. 2016 Mar 9. doi: 10.1038/nature16997.
Kozloski GA, Jiang X, Bhatt S, Ruiz J, Vega F, Shaknovich R, Melnick A, Lossos IS. MiR-181a negatively regulates NF-κB signaling and affects activated B-cell like diffuse large B-cell lymphoma pathogenesis. Blood. 2016 Mar 3. pii: blood-2015-11-680462.
Jiang Y, Nie K, Redmond D, Melnick AM, Tam W, Elemento O. VDJ-Seq: Deep Sequencing Analysis of Rearranged Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Gene to Reveal Clonal Evolution Patterns of B Cell Lymphoma.. J Vis Exp. 2015 Dec 28;(106). doi: 10.3791/53215.
Dupont T, Yang S, Patel J, Hatzi K, Malik A, Tam W, Martin P, Leonard J, Melnick A, Cerchietti L. Selective targeting of BCL6 induces oncogene addiction switching to BCL2 in B-cell lymphoma.. Oncotarget. 2015 Dec 9. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.6513.
Zong H, Gozman A, Caldas-Lopes E, Taldone T, Sturgill E, Brennan S, Ochiana SO, Gomes-DaGama EM, Sen S, Rodina A, Koren J 3rd, Becker MW, Rudin CM, Melnick A, Levine RL, Roboz GJ, Nimer SD, Chiosis G, Guzman ML. A Hyperactive Signalosome in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Drives Addiction to a Tumor-Specific Hsp90 Species. Cell Rep. 2015 Nov 24. pii: S2211-1247(15)01281-4. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.10.073.
Culjkovic-Kraljacic B, Fernando TM, Marullo R, Calvo-Vidal N, Verma A, Yang S, Tabbò F, Gaudiano M, Zahreddine H, Goldstein RL, Patel J, Taldone T, Chiosis G, Ladetto M, Ghione P, Machiorlatti R, Elemento O, Inghirami G, Melnick A, Borden KL, Cerchietti L. Combinatorial targeting of nuclear export and translation of RNA inhibits aggressive B-cell lymphomas. Blood. 2015 Nov 24. pii: blood-2015-05-645069.
Huang C, Melnick A. Mechanisms of action of BCL6 during germinal center B cell development. Sci China Life Sci. 2015 Nov 14.
Verma A, Jiang Y, Du W, Fairchild L, Melnick A, Elemento O.Transcriptome sequencing reveals thousands of novel long non-coding RNAs in B cell lymphoma. Genome Med. 2015 Nov 1;7(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s13073-015-0230-7.
Viny AD, Ott CJ, Spitzer B, Rivas M, Meydan C, Papalexi E, Yelin D, Shank K, Reyes J, Chiu A, Romin Y, Boyko V, Thota S, Maciejewski JP, Melnick A, Bradner JE, Levine RL. Dose-dependent role of the cohesin complex in normal and malignant hematopoiesis. J Exp Med. 2015 Oct 19;212(11):1819-32. doi: 10.1084/jem.20151317.
LaFave LM, Béguelin W, Koche R, Teater M, Spitzer B, Chramiec A, Papalexi E, Keller MD, Hricik T, Konstantinoff K, Micol JB, Durham B, Knutson SK, Campbell JE, Blum G, Shi X, Doud EH, Krivtsov AV, Chung YR, Khodos I, de Stanchina E, Ouerfelli O, Adusumilli PS, Thomas PM, Kelleher NL, Luo M, Keilhack H, Abdel-Wahab O, Melnick A, Armstrong SA, Levine RL. Loss of BAP1 function leads toEZH2-dependent transformation. Nat Med. 2015 Nov;21(11):1344-9. doi: 10.1038/nm.3947.
Tian YF, Ahn H, Schneider RS, Yang SN, Roman-Gonzalez L, Melnick AM, Cerchietti L, Singh A. Integrin-specific hydrogels as adaptable tumor organoids for malignant B and T cells. Biomaterials. 2015 Dec;73:110-9. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2015.09.007
Ortega-Molina A, Boss IW, Canela A, Pan H, Jiang Y, Zhao C, Jiang M, Hu D, Agirre X, Niesvizky I, Lee JE, Chen HT, Ennishi D, Scott DW, Mottok A, Hother C, Liu S, Cao XJ, Tam W, Shaknovich R, Garcia BA, Gascoyne RD, Ge K, Shilatifard A, Elemento O, Nussenzweig A, Melnick AM, Wendel HG. The histone lysine methyltransferase KMT2D sustains a gene expression program that represses B cell lymphoma development. Nat Med. 2015 Sep 14. doi: 10.1038/nm.3943.
Dominguez PM, Teater M, Chambwe N, Kormaksson M, Redmond D, Ishii J, Vuong B, Chaudhuri J, Melnick AM, Vasanthakumar A, Godley LA, Papavasiliou FN, Elemento O, Shaknovich R. DNA Methylation Dynamics of Germinal Center B Cells Are Mediated by AID. Cell Rep. 2015 Sep 9. pii: S2211-1247(15)00921-3. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.08.036.
Noh KM, Wang H, Kim HR, Wenderski W, Fang F, Li CH, Dewell S, Hughes SH, Melnick AM, Patel DJ, Li H, Allis CD. Engineering of a Histone-Recognition Domain in Dnmt3a Alters the Epigenetic Landscape and Phenotypic Features of Mouse ESCs. Mol Cell. 2015 Jul 2;59(1):89-103. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.05.017.
Shojaee S, Caeser R, Buchner M, Park E, Swaminathan S, Hurtz C, Geng H, Chan LN, Klemm L, Hofmann WK, Qiu YH, Zhang N, Coombes KR, Paietta E, Molkentin J, Koeffler HP, Willman CL, Hunger SP, Melnick AM, Kornblau SM, Müschen M. Erk Negative Feedback Control Enables Pre-B Cell Transformation and Represents a Therapeutic Target in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Cancer Cell. 2015 Jul 13;28(1):114-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2015.05.008.
Boss IW, Melnick AM. VII. Are lymphomas driven by epigenetic lesions? Hematol Oncol. 2015 Jun;33 Suppl 1:42-5. doi: 10.1002/hon.2215.
Pan H, Jiang Y, Boi M, Tabbò F, Redmond D, Nie K, Ladetto M, Chiappella A, Cerchietti L, Shaknovich R, Melnick AM, Inghirami GG, Tam W, Elemento O. Epigenomic evolution in diffuse large B-cell lymphomas. Nat Commun. 2015 Apr 20;6:6921. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7921.
Shih AH, Jiang Y, Meydan C, Shank K, Pandey S, Barreyro L, Antony-Debre I, Viale A, Socci N, Sun Y, Robertson A, Cavatore M, de Stanchina E, Hricik T, Rapaport F, Woods B, Wei C, Hatlen M, Baljevic M, Nimer SD, Tallman M, Paietta E, Cimmino L, Aifantis I, Steidl U, Mason C, Melnick A, Levine RL. Mutational cooperativity linked to combinatorial epigenetic gain of function in acute myeloid leukemia. Cancer Cell. 2015 Apr 13;27(4):502-15. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2015.03.009.
Hatzi K, Nance JP, Kroenke MA, Bothwell M, Haddad EK, Melnick A, Crotty S.BCL6 orchestrates Tfh cell differentiation via multiple distinct mechanisms. J Exp Med. 2015 Apr 6;212(4):539-53. doi: 10.1084/jem.20141380. Epub 2015 Mar 30.
Weinstock DM, Dalla-Favera R, Gascoyne RD, Leonard JP, Levy R, Lossos IS, Melnick AM, Nowakowski GS, Press OW, Savage KJ, Shipp MA, Staudt LM. A roadmap for discovery and translation in lymphoma. Blood. 2015 Mar 26;125(13):2175-7. doi: 10.1182/blood-2015-01-623777.
Jiang Y, Melnick A. The epigenetic basis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Semin Hematol. 2015 Apr;52(2):86-96. doi: 10.1053/j.seminhematol.2015.01.003. Epub 2015 Jan 19.
Chen Z, Shojaee S, Buchner M, Geng H, Lee JW, Klemm L, Titz B, Graeber TG, Park E, Tan YX, Satterthwaite A, Paietta E, Hunger SP, Willman CL, Melnick A, Loh ML, Jung JU, Coligan JE, Bolland S, Mak TW, Limnander A, Jumaa H, Reth M, Weiss A, Lowell CA, Müschen M. Signalling thresholds and negative B-cell selection in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Nature. 2015 May 21;521(7552):357-61. doi: 10.1038/nature14231. Epub 2015 Mar 23.
Geng H, Hurtz C, Lenz KB, Chen Z, Baumjohann D, Thompson S, Goloviznina NA, Chen WY, Huan J, LaTocha D, Ballabio E, Xiao G, Lee JW, Deucher A, Qi Z, Park E, Huang C, Nahar R, Kweon SM, Shojaee S, Chan LN, Yu J, Kornblau SM, Bijl JJ, Ye BH, Ansel KM, Paietta E, Melnick A, Hunger SP, Kurre P, Tyner JW, Loh ML, Roeder RG, Druker BJ, Burger JA, Milne TA, Chang BH, Müschen M. Self-enforcing feedback activation between BCL6 and pre-B cell receptor signaling defines a distinct subtype of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Cell. 2015 Mar 9;27(3):409-25. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2015.02.003.
Buchner M, Park E, Geng H, Klemm L, Flach J, Passegué E, Schjerven H, Melnick A, Paietta E, Kopanja D, Raychaudhuri P, Müschen M. Identification of FOXM1 as a therapeutic target in B-cell lineage acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Nat Commun. 2015 Mar 10;6:6471. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7471.
Garrett-Bakelman FE, Sheridan CK, Kacmarczyk TJ, Ishii J, Betel D, Alonso A, Mason CE, Figueroa ME, Melnick AM. Enhanced reduced representation bisulfite sequencing for assessment of DNA methylation at base pair resolution. J Vis Exp. 2015 Feb 24;(96):e52246. doi: 10.3791/52246.
Park SM, Gönen M, Vu L, Minuesa G, Tivnan P, Barlowe TS, Taggart J, Lu Y, Deering RP, Hacohen N, Figueroa ME, Paietta E, Fernandez HF, Tallman MS, Melnick A, Levine R, Leslie C, Lengner CJ, Kharas MG. Musashi2 sustains the mixed-lineage leukemia-driven stem cell regulatory program. J Clin Invest. 2015 Mar 2;125(3):1286-98. doi: 10.1172/JCI78440. Epub 2015 Feb 9.
Agirre X, Castellano G, Pascual M, Heath S, Kulis M, Segura V, Bergmann A, Esteve A, Merkel A, Raineri E, Agueda L, Blanc J, Richardson D, Clarke L, Datta A, Russiñol N, Queirós AC, Beekman R, Rodríguez-Madoz JR, San José-Enériz E, Fang F, Gutiérrez NC, García-Verdugo JM, Robson MI, Schirmer EC, Guruceaga E, Martens JH, Gut M, Calasanz MJ, Flicek P, Siebert R, Campo E, Miguel JF, Melnick A, Stunnenberg HG, Gut IG, Prosper F, Martín-Subero JI. Whole-epigenome analysis in multiple myeloma reveals DNA hypermethylation of B cell-specific enhancers. Genome Res. 2015 Apr;25(4):478-87. doi: 10.1101/gr.180240.114. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
Rampal R, Alkalin A, Madzo J, Vasanthakumar A, Pronier E, Patel J, Li Y, Ahn J, Abdel-Wahab O, Shih A, Lu C, Ward PS, Tsai JJ, Hricik T, Tosello V, Tallman JE, Zhao X, Daniels D, Dai Q, Ciminio L, Aifantis I, He C, Fuks F, Tallman MS, Ferrando A, Nimer S, Paietta E, Thompson CB, Licht JD, Mason CE, Godley LA, Melnick A, Figueroa ME, Levine RL. DNA Hydroxymethylation Profiling Reveals that WT1 Mutations Result in Loss of TET2 Function in Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Cell Rep. 2014 Dec 11;9(5):1841-55. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2014.11.004. Epub 2014 Dec 4.
Patel RG, Purwada A, Cerchietti L, Inghirami G, Melnick A, Gaharwar AK, Singh A. Microscale Bioadhesive Hydrogel Arrays for Cell Engineering Applications. Cell Mol Bioeng. 2014 Sep 1;7(3):394-408.
Van der Meulen J, Sanghvi V, Mavrakis K, Durinck K, Fang F, Matthijssens F, Rondou P, Rosen M, Pieters T, Vandenberghe P, Delabesse E, Lammens T, De Moerloose B, Menten B, Van Roy N, Verhasselt B, Poppe B, Benoit Y, Taghon T, Melnick AM, Speleman F, Wendel HG, Van Vlierberghe P. The H3K27me3 demethylase UTX is a gender-specific tumor suppressor in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2015 Jan 1;125(1):13-21. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-05-577270. Epub 2014 Oct 15.
Li S, Garrett-Bakelman F, Perl AE, Luger SM, Zhang C, To BL, Lewis ID, Brown AL, D Andrea RJ, Ross M, Levine R, Carroll M, Melnick A, Mason CE. Dynamic evolution of clonal epialleles revealed by methclone. Genome Biol. 2014 Sep 27;15(9):472.
Huang C, Gonzalez DG, Cote CM, Jiang Y, Hatzi K, Teater M, Dai K, Hla T, Haberman AM, Melnick A. The BCL6 RD2 domain governs commitment of activated B cells to form germinal centers. Cell Rep. 2014 Sep 11;8(5):1497-508. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2014.07.059. Epub 2014 Aug 28.
Jiang Y, Redmond D, Nie K, Eng KW, Clozel T, Martin P, Tan LH, Melnick AM, Tam W, Elemento O. Deep sequencing reveals clonal evolution patterns and mutation events associated with relapse in B-cell lymphomas. Genome Biol. 2014 Aug 15;15(8):432. doi: 10.1186/s13059-014-0432-0.
Ha K, Fiskus W, Choi DS, Bhaskara S, Cerchietti L, Devaraj SG, Shah B, Sharma S, Chang JC, Melnick AM, Hiebert S, Bhalla KN. Histone deacetylase inhibitor treatment induces 'BRCAness' and synergistic lethality with PARP inhibitor and cisplatin against human triple negative breast cancer cells. Oncotarget. 2014 Jul 30;5(14):5637-50.
Rodina A, Taldone T, Kang Y, Patel PD, Koren J 3rd, Yan P, DaGama Gomes EM, Yang C, Patel MR, Shrestha L, Ochiana SO, Santarossa C, Maharaj R, Gozman A, Cox MB, Erdjument-Bromage H, Hendrickson RC, Cerchietti L, Melnick A, Guzman ML, Chiosis G. Affinity purification probes of potential use to investigate the endogenous Hsp70 interactome in cancer. ACS Chem Biol. 2014 Aug 15;9(8):1698-705. doi: 10.1021/cb500256u. Epub 2014 Jun 17.
Green MR, Vicente-Dueñas C, Romero-Camarero I, Long Liu C, Dai B, González-Herrero I, García-Ramírez I, Alonso-Escudero E, Iqbal J, Chan WC, Campos-Sanchez E, Orfao A, Pintado B, Flores T, Blanco O, Jiménez R, Martínez-Climent JA, Criado FJ, Cenador MB, Zhao S, Natkunam Y, Lossos IS, Majeti R, Melnick A, Cobaleda C, Alizadeh AA, Sánchez-García I. Transient expression of Bcl6 is sufficient for oncogenic function and induction of mature B-cell lymphoma. Nat Commun. 2014 Jun 2;5:3904. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4904.
Chung SS, Kim E, Park JH, Chung YR, Lito P, Teruya-Feldstein J, Hu W, Beguelin W, Monette S, Duy C, Rampal R, Telis L, Patel M, Kim MK, Huberman K, Bouvier N, Berger MF, Melnick AM, Rosen N, Tallman MS, Park CY, Abdel-Wahab O. Hematopoietic stem cell origin of BRAFV600E mutations in hairy cell leukemia. Sci Transl Med. 2014 May 28;6(238):238ra71. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3008004.
Kharabi Masouleh B, Geng H, Hurtz C, Chan LN, Logan AC, Chang MS, Huang C, Swaminathan S, Sun H, Paietta E, Melnick AM, Koeffler P, Müschen M. Mechanistic rationale for targeting the unfolded protein response in pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 May 27;111(21):E2219-28. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1400958111. Epub 2014 May 12.
Kemp CJ, Moore JM, Moser R, Bernard B, Teater M, Smith LE, Rabaia NA, Gurley KE, Guinney J, Busch SE, Shaknovich R, Lobanenkov VV, Liggitt D, Shmulevich I, Melnick A, Filippova GN. CTCF haploinsufficiency destabilizes DNA methylation and predisposes to cancer. Cell Rep. 2014 May 22;7(4):1020-9. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2014.04.004. Epub 2014 May 1.
Hatzi K, Melnick A. Breaking bad in the germinal center: how deregulation of BCL6 contributes to lymphomagenesis. Trends Mol Med. 2014 Jun;20(6):343-52. doi: 10.1016/j.molmed.2014.03.001. Epub 2014 Mar 31. Review.
Taskesen E, Havermans M, van Lom K, Sanders MA, van Norden Y, Bindels E, Hoogenboezem R, Reinders MJ, Figueroa ME, Valk PJ, Löwenberg B, Melnick A, Delwel R. Two splice-factor mutant leukemia subgroups uncovered at the boundaries of MDS and AML using combined gene expression and DNA-methylation profiling. Blood. 2014 May 22;123(21):3327-35. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-07-512855. Epub 2014 Mar 25.
Prebet T, Sun Z, Figueroa ME, Ketterling R, Melnick A, Greenberg PL, Herman J, Juckett M, Smith MR, Malick L, Paietta E, Czader M, Litzow M, Gabrilove J, Erba HP, Gore SD, Tallman MS. Prolonged administration of azacitidine with or without entinostat for myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia with myelodysplasia-related changes: results of the US Leukemia Intergroup trial E1905. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Apr 20;32(12):1242-8. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.50.3102. Epub 2014 Mar 24.
Fiskus W, Saba N, Shen M, Ghias M, Liu J, Gupta SD, Chauhan L, Rao R, Gunewardena S, Schorno K, Austin CP, Maddocks K, Byrd J, Melnick A, Huang P, Wiestner A, Bhalla KN. Auranofin induces lethal oxidative and endoplasmic reticulum stress and exerts potent preclinical activity against chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Cancer Res. 2014 May 1;74(9):2520-32. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-2033. Epub 2014 Mar 5.
Bartholdy B, Christopeit M, Will B, Mo Y, Barreyro L, Yu Y, Bhagat TD, Okoye-Okafor UC, Todorova TI, Greally JM, Levine RL, Melnick A, Verma A, Steidl U. HSC commitment-associated epigenetic signature is prognostic in acute myeloid leukemia. J Clin Invest. 2014 Mar 3;124(3):1158-67.
Chambwe N, Kormaksson M, Geng H, De S, Michor F, Johnson NA, Morin RD, Scott DW, Godley LA, Gascoyne RD, Melnick A, Campagne F, Shaknovich R. Variability in DNA methylation defines novel epigenetic subgroups of DLBCL associated with different clinical outcomes. Blood. 2014 Mar 13;123(11):1699-708. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-07-509885. Epub 2014 Jan 2.
Vu LP, Perna F, Wang L, Voza F, Figueroa ME, Tempst P, Erdjument-Bromage H, Gao R, Chen S, Paietta E, Deblasio T, Melnick A, Liu Y, Zhao X, Nimer SD. PRMT4 blocks myeloid differentiation by assembling a methyl-RUNX1-dependent repressor complex. Cell Rep. 2013 Dec 26;5(6):1625-38. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.11.025. Epub 2013 Dec 12.
Huang C, Geng H, Boss I, Wang L, Melnick A. Cooperative transcriptional repression by BCL6 and BACH2 in germinal center B-cell differentiation. Blood. 2014 Feb 13;123(7):1012-20. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-07-518605. Epub 2013 Nov 25.
Di Ruscio A, Ebralidze AK, Benoukraf T, Amabile G, Goff LA, Terragni J, Figueroa ME, De Figueiredo Pontes LL, Alberich-Jorda M, Zhang P, Wu M, D'Alò F, Melnick A, Leone G, Ebralidze KK, Pradhan S, Rinn JL, Tenen DG. DNMT1-interacting RNAs block gene-specific DNA methylation. Nature. 2013 Nov 21;503(7476):371-6. doi: 10.1038/nature12598. Epub 2013 Oct 9.
Qiao Q, Yang C, Zheng C, Fontán L, David L, Yu X, Bracken C, Rosen M, Melnick A, Egelman EH, Wu H. Structural architecture of the CARMA1/Bcl10/MALT1 signalosome: nucleation-induced filamentous assembly. Mol Cell. 2013 Sep 26;51(6):766-79. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2013.08.032.
Lu C, Venneti S, Akalin A, Fang F, Ward PS, Dematteo RG, Intlekofer AM, Chen C, Ye J, Hameed M, Nafa K, Agaram NP, Cross JR, Khanin R, Mason CE, Healey JH, Lowe SW, Schwartz GK, Melnick A, Thompson CB. Induction of sarcomas by mutant IDH2. Genes Dev. 2013 Sep 15;27(18):1986-98. doi: 10.1101/gad.226753.113.
Lai AY, Mav D, Shah R, Grimm SA, Phadke D, Hatzi K, Melnick A, Geigerman C, Sobol SE, Jaye DL, Wade PA. DNA methylation profiling in human B cells reveals immune regulatory elements and epigenetic plasticity at Alu elements during B-cell activation. Genome Res. 2013 Dec;23(12):2030-41. doi: 10.1101/gr.155473.113. Epub 2013 Sep 6.
Fontán L, Melnick A. Molecular pathways: targeting MALT1 paracaspase activity in lymphoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Dec 15;19(24):6662-8. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-12-3869. Epub 2013 Sep 4. Review.
Cerchietti L, Melnick A. Targeting BCL6 in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: what does this mean for the future treatment? Expert Rev Hematol. 2013 Aug;6(4):343-5. doi: 10.1586/17474086.2013.826928.
Clozel T, Yang S, Elstrom RL, Tam W, Martin P, Kormaksson M, Banerjee S, Vasanthakumar A, Culjkovic B, Scott DW, Wyman S, Leser M, Shaknovich R, Chadburn A, Tabbo F, Godley LA, Gascoyne RD, Borden KL, Inghirami G, Leonard JP, Melnick A, Cerchietti L. Mechanism-based epigenetic chemosensitization therapy of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Cancer Discov. 2013 Sep;3(9):1002-19. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-13-0117. Epub 2013 Aug 16.
Nayar U, Lu P, Goldstein RL, Vider J, Ballon G, Rodina A, Taldone T, Erdjument-Bromage H, Chomet M, Blasberg R, Melnick A, Cerchietti L, Chiosis G, Wang YL, Cesarman E. Targeting the Hsp90-associated viral oncoproteome in gammaherpesvirus-associated malignancies. Blood. 2013 Oct 17;122(16):2837-47. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-01-479972. Epub 2013 Aug 13.
Figueroa ME, Chen SC, Andersson AK, Phillips LA, Li Y, Sotzen J, Kundu M, Downing JR, Melnick A, Mullighan CG. Integrated genetic and epigenetic analysis of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Clin Invest. 2013 Jul 1;123(7):3099-111. doi: 10.1172/JCI66203. Epub 2013 Jun 10.
Hatzi K, Jiang Y, Huang C, Garrett-Bakelman F, Gearhart MD, Giannopoulou EG, Zumbo P, Kirouac K, Bhaskara S, Polo JM, Kormaksson M, MacKerell AD Jr, Xue F, Mason CE, Hiebert SW, Prive GG, Cerchietti L, Bardwell VJ, Elemento O, Melnick A. A hybrid mechanism of action for BCL6 in B cells defined by formation of functionally distinct complexes at enhancers and promoters. Cell Rep. 2013 Aug 15;4(3):578-88. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.06.016. Epub 2013 Aug 1.
Swaminathan S, Huang C, Geng H, Chen Z, Harvey R, Kang H, Ng C, Titz B, Hurtz C, Sadiyah MF, Nowak D, Thoennissen GB, Rand V, Graeber TG, Koeffler HP, Carroll WL, Willman CL, Hall AG, Igarashi K, Melnick A, Müschen M. BACH2 mediates negative selection and p53-dependent tumor suppression at the pre-B cell receptor checkpoint. Nat Med. 2013 Aug;19(8):1014-22. doi: 10.1038/nm.3247. Epub 2013 Jul 14.
Santini V, Melnick A, Maciejewski JP, Duprez E, Nervi C, Cocco L, Ford KG, Mufti G. Epigenetics in focus: pathogenesis of myelodysplastic syndromes and the role of hypomethylating agents. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2013 Nov;88(2):231-45. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2013.06.004. Epub 2013 Jul 7. Review.
Sun XJ, Wang Z, Wang L, Jiang Y, Kost N, Soong TD, Chen WY, Tang Z, Nakadai T, Elemento O, Fischle W, Melnick A, Patel DJ, Nimer SD, Roeder RG. A stable transcription factor complex nucleated by oligomeric AML1-ETO controls leukaemogenesis. Nature. 2013 Aug 1;500(7460):93-7. doi: 10.1038/nature12287. Epub 2013 Jun 30.
Bertolo C, Roa S, Sagardoy A, Mena-Varas M, Robles EF, Martinez-Ferrandis JI, Sagaert X, Tousseyn T, Orta A, Lossos IS, Amar S, Natkunam Y, Briones J, Melnick A, Malumbres R, Martinez-Climent JA. LITAF, a BCL6 target gene, regulates autophagy in mature B-cell lymphomas. Br J Haematol. 2013 Sep;162(5):621-30. doi: 10.1111/bjh.12440. Epub 2013 Jun 25.
Li S, Garrett-Bakelman FE, Akalin A, Zumbo P, Levine R, To BL, Lewis ID, Brown AL, D'Andrea RJ, Melnick A, Mason CE. An optimized algorithm for detecting and annotating regional differential methylation. BMC Bioinformatics. 2013;14 Suppl 5:S10. doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-14-S5-S10. Epub 2013 Apr 10.
Garrett-Bakelman FE, Melnick AM. Differentiation therapy for IDH1/2 mutant malignancies. Cell Res. 2013 Aug;23(8):975-7. doi: 10.1038/cr.2013.73. Epub 2013 Jun 4.
Bunting KL, Melnick AM. New effector functions and regulatory mechanisms of BCL6 in normal and malignant lymphocytes. Curr Opin Immunol. 2013 Jun;25(3):339-46. doi: 10.1016/j.coi.2013.05.003. Epub 2013 May 30. Review.
Béguelin W, Popovic R, Teater M, Jiang Y, Bunting KL, Rosen M, Shen H, Yang SN, Wang L, Ezponda T, Martinez-Garcia E, Zhang H, Zheng Y, Verma SK, McCabe MT, Ott HM, Van Aller GS, Kruger RG, Liu Y, McHugh CF, Scott DW, Chung YR, Kelleher N, Shaknovich R, Creasy CL, Gascoyne RD, Wong KK, Cerchietti L, Levine RL, Abdel-Wahab O, Licht JD, Elemento O, Melnick AM. EZH2 is required for germinal center formation and somatic EZH2 mutations promote lymphoid transformation. Cancer Cell. 2013 May 13;23(5):677-92. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.04.011.
Fontan L, Melnick A. Discovering what makes STAT signaling TYK in T-ALL. Cancer Discov. 2013 May;3(5):494-6. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-13-0123.
Ruan J, Luo M, Wang C, Fan L, Yang SN, Cardenas M, Geng H, Leonard JP, Melnick A, Cerchietti L, Hajjar KA. Imatinib disrupts lymphoma angiogenesis by targeting vascular pericytes. Blood. 2013 Jun 27;121(26):5192-202. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-03-490763. Epub 2013 Apr 30.
Sagardoy A, Martinez-Ferrandis JI, Roa S, Bunting KL, Aznar MA, Elemento O, Shaknovich R, Fontán L, Fresquet V, Perez-Roger I, Robles EF, De Smedt L, Sagaert X, Melnick A, Martinez-Climent JA. Downregulation of FOXP1 is required during germinal center B-cell function. Blood. 2013 May 23;121(21):4311-20. doi: 10.1182/blood-2012-10-462846. Epub 2013 Apr 11.
Will B, Vogler TO, Bartholdy B, Garrett-Bakelman F, Mayer J, Pandolfi A, Todorova TI, Okoye-Okafor UC, Stanley RF, Bhagat TD, Verma A, Figueroa ME, A Melnick, Steidl U. Satb1 regulates the self-renewal of hematopoietic stem cells by promoting quiescence and repressing differentiation commitment. 2013. Nature Immunology. Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print].
Lu Z, Tsai AG, Akasaka T, Ohno H, Jiang Y, Melnick AM, Greisman HA, Lieber MR. BCL6 breaks occur at different AID sequence motifs in Ig-BCL6 and non-Ig-BCL6 rearrangements. Blood. 2013 Mar 8.
Huang C, Hatzi K, Melnick A. Lineage-specific functions of Bcl-6 in immunity and inflammation are mediated by distinct biochemical mechanisms. Nat Immunol. 2013 Mar 3. doi: 10.1038/ni.2543.
Kannan S, Sutphin RM, Hall MG, Golfman LS, Fang W, Nolo RM, Akers LJ, Hammitt RA, McMurray JS, Kornblau SM, Melnick AM, Figueroa ME, Zweidler-McKay PA. Notch activation inhibits AML growth and survival: a potential therapeutic approach. J Exp Med. 2013 Feb 11;210(2):321-37.
Wilkinson AC, Ballabio E, Geng H, North P, Tapia M, Kerry J, Biswas D, Roeder RG, Allis CD, Melnick A, de Bruijn MF, Milne TA. RUNX1 Is a Key Target in t(4;11) Leukemias that Contributes to Gene Activation through an AF4-MLL Complex Interaction. Cell Rep. 2013 Jan 31;3(1):116-27.
Oh JE, Chambwe N, Klein S, Gal J, Andrews S, Gleason G, Shaknovich R, Melnick A, Campagne F, Toth M. Differential gene body methylation and reduced expression of cell adhesion and neurotransmitter receptor genes in adverse maternal environment. Transl Psychiatry. 2013 Jan 22;3:e218.
De S, Shaknovich R, Riester M, Elemento O, Geng H, Kormaksson M, Jiang Y, Woolcock B, Johnson N, Polo JM, Cerchietti L, Gascoyne RD, Melnick A, Michor F. Aberration in DNA methylation in B-cell lymphomas has a complex origin and increases with disease severity. PLoS Genet. 2013 Jan;9(1):e1003137. Epub 2013 Jan 10.
Ramezani-Rad P, Geng H, Chen Z, Chan LN, Hurtz C, Jumaa C, Melnick A, Paietta E, Carroll WL, Willman CL, Lefebvre V, Müschen M. SOX4 enables oncogenic survival signals in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2013 Jan 3;121(1):148-55.
Fontan L, Melnick A. Targeting Lymphomas Through MALT1 Inhibition. Oncotarget. 2012 Dec;3(12):1493-4.
Krivtsov AV, Figueroa ME, Sinha AU, Stubbs MC, Feng Z, Valk PJ, Delwel R, Döhner K, Bullinger L, Kung AL, Melnick AM, Armstrong SA. Cell of origin determines clinically relevant subtypes of MLL-rearranged AML. Leukemia. 2012 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Lin PC, Chiu YL, Banerjee S, Park K, Mosquera JM, Giannopoulou E, Alves P, Tewari AK, Gerstein MB, Beltran H, Melnick AM, Elemento O, Demichelis F, Rubin MA. Epigenetic repression of miR-31 disrupts androgen receptor homeostasis and contributes to prostate cancer progression. Cancer Research. 2012 Feb 1;73(3):1232-1244.
L Fontan, C Yang, V Kabaleeswaram, L Volpol, MJ Osborne, E Beltran, M Garcia, L Cerchietti, R Shaknovich, SN Yang, F Fang, RD Gascoyne, KL Borden, JA Martinez-Climent, JF Glickman, H Wu, A Melnick. MALT1 Small Molecule Inhibitors Specifically Suppress ABC-DLBCL In Vitro and In Vivo. 2012. Cancer Cell. 22(6):812-24. Cited by Faculty of 1000.
Polo JM, Anderssen E, Walsh RM, Schwarz BA, Nefzger CM, Lim SM, Borkent M, Apostolou E, Alaei S, Cloutier J, Bar-Nur O, Cheloufi S, Stadtfeld M, Figueroa ME, Robinton D, Natesan S, Melnick A, Zhu J, Ramaswamy S, Hochedlinger K. A Molecular Roadmap of Reprogramming Somatic Cells into iPS Cells. Cell. 2012. 151(7): 1617-1632.
Melnick AM. Epigenetic Therapy Leaps Ahead with Specific Targeting of EZH2. 2012. Cancer Cell. 22(5):569-70.
Nischal S, Bhattacharyya S, Christopeit M, Yu Y, Zhou L, Bhagat TD, Sohal D, Will B, Mo Y, Suzuki M, Pardanani A, McDevitt M, Maciejewski JP, Melnick AM, Greally JM, Steidl U, Moliterno A, Verma A. Methylome profiling reveals distinct alterations in phenotypic and mutational subgroups of myeloproliferative neoplasms. Cancer Res. 2013. 73(3):1076-85.
Park-Min KH, Lee EY, Moskowitz NK, Lim E, Lee SK, Lorenzo JA, Huang C, Melnick AM, Purdue PE, Goldring SR, Ivashkiv LB. Negative regulation of osteoclast precursor differentiation by CD11b and β2 integrin-B-cell lymphoma 6 signaling. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2013. 28(1):135-49.
Alberich-Jordà M, Wouters B, Balastik M, Shapiro-Koss C, Zhang H, Diruscio A, Radomska HS, Ebralidze AK, Amabile G, Ye M, Zhang J, Lowers I, Avellino R, Melnick A, Figueroa ME, Valk PJ, Delwel R, Tenen DG. C/EBPγ deregulation results in differentiation arrest in acute myeloid leukemia. J Clin Investigation. 2012. 122(12):4490-504.
Akalin A, Kormaksson M, Li S, Garrett-Bakelman FE, Figueroa ME, Melnick A, Mason CE. methylKit: A comprehensive R package for the analysis of genome-wide DNA methylation profile. Genome Biology. 2012. 13(10):R87.
Geng H, Brennan S, Milne TA, Chen WY, Li Y, Hurtz C, Kweon SM, Zickl L, Shojaee S, Neuberg D, Huang C, Biswas D, Xin Y, Racevskis J, Ketterling RP, Luger SM, Lazarus H, Tallman MS, Rowe JM, Litzow MR, Guzman ML, Allis CD, Roeder RG, Müschen M, Paietta E, Elemento O, Melnick AM. Integrative epigenomic analysis adult B-acute lymphoblastic leukemia identifies biomarkers and therapeutic targets. Cancer Discovery. 2012. 2(11):1004-1023.
Ouillette P, Li J, Shaknovich R, Melnick A, Shedden K, Malek SN. Incidence and clinical implications of ATM aberrations in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2012. 51(12):1125-32.
Busque L, Patel JP, Vasanthakumar A, Provost S, Hamilou Z, Mollica L, Li J, Viale A, Hassimi M, Socci N, Gonen M, Mason C, Melnick A, Godley LA, Brennan C, Abdel-Wahab O, Levine RL. Recurrent Somatic TET2 Mutations in Normal Elderly Individuals with Clonal Hematopoiesis. Nature Genetics. 2012. Nov;44(11):1179-81.
Kawahara M, Pandolfi A, Bartholdy B, Barreyro L, Will B, Roth M, Okoye-Okafor UC, Todorova TI, Figueroa ME, Melnick A, Mitsiades CS, Steidl U. H2.0-like Homeobox Regulates Early Hematopoiesis and Promotes Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Cancer Cell. 2012 Aug 14;22(2):194-208.
Abdel-Wahab O, Adli M, Lafave LM, Gao J, Hricik T, Shih AH, Pandey S, Patel JP, Chung YR, Koche R, Perna F, Zhao X, Taylor JE, Park CY, Carroll M, Melnick A, Nimer SD, Jaffe JD, Aifantis I, Bernstein BE, Levine RL. ASXL1 Mutations Promote Myeloid Transformation through Loss of PRC2-Mediated Gene Repression. Cancer Cell. 2012. 22(2):180-93.
Park-Min KH, Lee EY, Moskowitz NK, Lim E, Lee SK, Lorenzo JA, Huang C, Melnick AM, Purdue PE, Goldring SR, Ivashkiv LB. Negative regulation of osteoclast precursor differentiation by CD11b and beta 2 integrin-BCL6 signaling. J Bone Miner Res. 2012 Aug 14.
Gonen M, Sun Z, Figueroa ME, Patel JP, Abdel-Wahab O, Racevskis J, Ketterling RP, Fernandez H, Rowe JM, Tallman MS, Melnick A, Levine RL, Paietta E. CD25 expression status improves prognostic risk classification in AML independent of established biomarkers: ECOG phase III trial, E1900. Blood. 2012. 120(11):2297-306.
Jiang Y, Soong TD, Wang L, Melnick AM*, Elemento O. Genome-wide detection of genes targeted by non-Ig somatic hypermutation in lymphoma. PLoS One. 2012. 7(7):e40332. *Corresponding author
Sasaki M, Knobbe CB, Munger JC, Lind EF, Brenner D, Brüstle A, Harris IS, Holmes R, Wakeham A, Haight J, You-Ten A, Li WY, Schalm S, Su SM, Virtanen C, Reifenberger G, Ohashi PS, Barber DL, Figueroa ME, Melnick A, Zúñiga-Pflücker JC, Mak TW. IDH1(R132H) mutation increases murine haematopoietic progenitors and alters epigenetics. Nature. 2012 Jul 4.
Akalin A, Garrett-Bakelman FE, Kormaksson M, Busuttil J, Zhang L, Khrebtukova I, Milne TA, Huang Y, Biswas D, Hess JL, Allis CD, Roeder RG, Valk PJ, Löwenberg B, Delwel R, Fernandez HF, Paietta E, Tallman MS, Schroth GP, Mason CE, Melnick A, Figueroa ME. Base-pair resolution DNA methylation sequencing reveals profoundly divergent epigenetic landscapes in acute myeloid leukemia. PLoS Genet. 2012 Jun;8(6):e1002781.
Rickman DS, Soong TD, Moss B, Mosquera JM, Dlabal J, Terry S, MacDonald TY, Tripodi J, Bunting K, Najfeld V, Demichelis F, Melnick AM, Elemento O, Rubin MA. Oncogene-mediated alterations in chromatin conformation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jun 5;109(23):9083-8.
Cubedo E, Gentles AJ, Huang C, Natkunam Y, Bhatt S, Lu X, Jiang X, Romero-Camarero I, Freud A, Zhao S, Bacchi CE, Martínez-Climent JA, Sánchez-García I, Melnick A, Lossos IS. Identification of LMO2 transcriptome and interactome in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Blood. 2012 Jun 7;119(23):5478-91.
Ribeiro AF, Pratcorona M, Erpelinck-Verschueren C, Rockova V, Sanders M, Abbas S, Figueroa ME, Zeilemaker A, Melnick A, Löwenberg B, Valk PJ, Delwel R. Mutant DNMT3A: a marker of poor prognosis in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood. 2012 Jun 14;119(24):5824-31.
Barish GD, Yu RT, Karunasiri MS, Becerra D, Kim J, Tseng TW, Tai LJ, Leblanc M, Diehl C, Cerchietti L, Miller YI, Witztum JL, Melnick A, Dent AL, Tangirala RK, Evans RM. The Bcl6-SMRT/NCoR Cistrome Represses Inflammation to Attenuate Atherosclerosis. Cell Metab. 2012 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Patel JP, Gönen M, Figueroa ME, Fernandez H, Sun Z, Racevskis J, Van Vlierberghe P, Dolgalev I, Thomas S, Aminova O, Huberman K, Cheng J, Viale A, Socci ND, Heguy A, Cherry A, Vance G, Higgins RR, Ketterling RP, Gallagher RE, Litzow M, van den Brink MR, Lazarus HM, Rowe JM, Luger S, Ferrando A, Paietta E, Tallman MS, Melnick A, Abdel-Wahab O, Levine RL. Prognostic relevance of integrated genetic profiling in acute myeloid leukemia. N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 22;366(12):1079-89.
Lu C, Ward PS, Kapoor GS, Rohle D, Turcan S, Abdel-Wahab O, Edwards CR, Khanin R, Figueroa ME, Melnick A, Wellen KE, O'Rourke DM, Berger SL, Chan TA, Levine RL, Mellinghoff IK, Thompson CB. IDH mutation impairs histone demethylation and results in a block to cell differentiation. Nature. 2012 Feb 15;483(7390):474-8.
Oricchio E, Nanjangud G, Wolfe AL, Schatz JH, Mavrakis KJ, Jiang M, Liu X, Bruno J, Heguy A, Olshen AB, Socci ND, Teruya-Feldstein J, Weis-Garcia F, Tam W, Shaknovich R, Melnick A, Himanen JP, Chaganti RS, Wendel HG. The Eph-receptor A7 is a soluble tumor suppressor for follicular lymphoma. Cell. 2011 Oct 28;147(3):554-64.
Pollyea DA, Kohrt HE, Gallegos L, Figueroa ME, Abdel-Wahab O, Zhang B, Bhattacharya S, Zehnder J, Liedtke M, Gotlib JR, Coutre S, Berube C, Melnick A, Levine R, Mitchell BS, Medeiros BC. Safety, efficacy and biological predictors of response to sequential azacitidine and lenalidomide for elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Leukemia. 2011 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Cheng S, Coffey G, Zhang XH, Shaknovich R, Song Z, Lu P, Pandey A, Melnick A, Sinha U, Wang YL. SYK inhibition and response prediction in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Blood. 2011 Dec 8;118(24):6342-52.
Moulick K, Ahn JH, Zong H, Rodina A, Cerchietti L, Gomes DaGama EM, Caldas-Lopes E, Beebe K, Perna F, Hatzi K, Vu LP, Zhao X, Zatorska D, Taldone T, Smith-Jones P, Alpaugh M, Gross SS, Pillarsetty N, Ku T, Lewis JS, Larson SM, Levine R, Erdjument-Bromage H, Guzman ML, Nimer SD, Melnick A, Neckers L, Chiosis G. Affinity-based proteomics reveal cancer-specific networks coordinated by Hsp90. Nat Chem Biol. 2011 Sep 25;7(11):818-26.
Hurtz C, Hatzi K, Cerchietti L, Braig M, Park E, Kim YM, Herzog S, Ramezani-Rad P, Jumaa H, M¸ller MC, Hofmann WK, Hochhaus A, Ye BH, Agarwal A, Druker BJ, Shah NP, Melnick A, M¸schen M. BCL6-mediated repression of p53 is critical for leukemia stem cell survival in chronic myeloid leukemia. J Exp Med. 2011 Oct 24;208(11):2163-74.
Nahar R, Ramezani-Rad P, Mossner M, Duy C, Cerchietti L, Geng H, Dovat S, Jumaa H, Ye BH, Melnick A, M¸schen M. Pre-B cell receptor-mediated activation of BCL6 induces pre-B cell quiescence through transcriptional repression of MYC. Blood. 2011 Oct 13;118(15):4174-8.
Shaknovich R, Cerchietti L, Tsikitas L, Kormaksson M, De S, Figueroa ME, Ballon G, Yang SN, Weinhold N, Reimers M, Clozel T, Luttrop K, Ekstrom TJ, Frank J, Vasanthakumar A, Godley LA, Michor F, Elemento O, Melnick A. DNA methyltransferase 1 and DNA methylation patterning contribute to germinal center B-cell differentiation. Blood. 2011 Sep 29;118(13):3559-69.
Wang L, Gural A, Sun XJ, Zhao X, Perna F, Huang G, Hatlen MA, Vu L, Liu F, Xu H, Asai T, Xu H, Deblasio T, Menendez S, Voza F, Jiang Y, Cole PA, Zhang J, Melnick A, Roeder RG, Nimer SD. The Leukemogenicity of AML1-ETO Is Dependent on Site-Specific Lysine Acetylation. Science. 2011 Aug 5;333(6043):765-9.
Moran-Crusio K, Reavie L, Shih A, Abdel-Wahab O, Ndiaye-Lobry D, Lobry C, Figueroa ME, Vasanthakumar A, Patel J, Zhao X, Perna F, Pandey S, Madzo J, Song C, Dai Q, He C, Ibrahim S, Beran M, Zavadil J, Nimer SD, Melnick A, Godley LA, Aifantis I, Levine RL. Tet2 loss leads to increased hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal and myeloid transformation. Cancer Cell. 2011 Jul 12;20(1):11-24.
Shaknovich R, Melnick A. Epigenetics and B-cell lymphoma. Curr Opin Hematol. 2011 Jul;18(4):293-9.
Duy C, Hurtz C, Shojaee S, Cerchietti L, Geng H, Swaminathan S, Klemm L, Kweon SM, Nahar R, Braig M, Park E, Kim YM, Hofmann WK, Herzog S, Jumaa H, Koeffler HP, Yu JJ, Heisterkamp N, Graeber TG, Wu H, Ye BH, Melnick A, Muschen M. BCL6 enables Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukaemia cells to survive BCR-ABL1 kinase inhibition. Nature. 2011 May 19;473(7347):384-8.
Zhou L, Opalinska J, Sohal D, Yu Y, Mo Y, Bhagat T, Abdel-Wahab O, Fazzari M, Figueroa M, Alencar C, Zhang J, Kanbhampati S, Parmar S, Nischal S, Heuck C, Suzuki M, Friedman E, Pellagatti A, Boultwood J, Steidl U, Sauthararajah Y, Yajnik V, McMahon C, Gore SD, Platanias LC, Levine R, Melnick A, Wickrema A, Greally JM, Verma A. Aberrant epigenetic and genetic marks are seen in myelodysplastic leucocytes and reveal DOCK4 as a candidate pathogenic gene on chr7q. J Biol Chem. 2011 Apr 30.
Cerchietti L, Damm-Welk C, Vater I, Klapper W, Harder L, Pott C, Yang SN, Reiter A, Siebert R, Melnick A, Woessmann W. Inhibition of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) activity provides a therapeutic approach for CLTC-ALK-positive human diffuse large B cell lymphomas. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 8;6(4):e18436.
Alvarez H, Opalinska J, Zhou L, Sohal D, Fazzari MJ, Yu Y, Montagna C, Montgomery EA, Canto M, Dunbar KB, Wang J, Roa JC, Mo Y, Bhagat T, Ramesh KH, Cannizzaro L, Mollenhauer J, Thompson RF, Suzuki M, Meltzer S, Melnick A, Greally JM, Maitra A, Verma A. Widespread hypomethylation occurs early and synergizes with gene amplification during esophageal carcinogenesis. PLoS Genet. 2011 Mar;7(3):e1001356.
Lugthart S, Figueroa ME, Bindels E, Skrabanek L, Valk PJ, Li Y, Meyer S, Erpelinck-Verschueren C, Greally J, Lowenberg B, Melnick A, Delwel R. Aberrant DNA hypermethylation signature in acute myeloid leukemia directed by EVI1. Blood. 2011 Jan 6;117(1):234-41.
Figueroa ME, Abdel-Wahab O, Lu C, Ward PS, Patel J, Shih A, Li Y, Bhagwat N, Vasanthakumar A, Fernandez HF, Tallman MS, Sun Z, Wolniak K, Peeters JK, Liu W, Choe SE, Fantin VR, Paietta E, Lowenberg B, Licht JD, Godley LA, Delwel R, Valk PJ, Thompson CB, Levine RL, Melnick A. Leukemic IDH1 and IDH2 mutations result in a hypermethylation phenotype, disrupt TET2 function, and impair hematopoietic differentiation. Cancer Cell. 2010 Dec 14;18(6):553-67.
Velichutina I, Shaknovich R, Geng H, Johnson NA, Gascoyne RD, Melnick AM, Elemento O. EZH2-mediated epigenetic silencing in germinal center B cells contributes to proliferation and lymphomagenesis. Blood. 2010 Dec 9;116(24):5247-55.
Melnick AM. Epigenetics in AML. Best Pract Res Clin Haematol. 2010 Dec;23(4):463-8.
Shaknovich R, Geng H, Johnson NA, Tsikitas L, Cerchietti L, Greally JM, Gascoyne RD, Elemento O, Melnick A. DNA methylation signatures define molecular subtypes of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Blood. 2010 Nov 18;116(20):e81-9.
Cerchietti LC, Hatzi K, Caldas-Lopes E, Yang SN, Figueroa ME, Morin RD, Hirst M, Mendez L, Shaknovich R, Cole PA, Bhalla K, Gascoyne RD, Marra M, Chiosis G, Melnick A. BCL6 repression of EP300 in human diffuse large B cell lymphoma cells provides a basis for rational combinatorial therapy. J Clin Invest. 2010 Nov 1.
Leshchenko VV, Kuo PY, Shaknovich R, Yang DT, Gellen T, Petrich A, Yu Y, Remache Y, Weniger MA, Rafiq S, Suh KS, Goy A, Wilson W, Verma A, Braunschweig I, Muthusamy N, Kahl BS, Byrd JC, Wiestner A, Melnick A, Parekh S. Genomewide DNA methylation analysis reveals novel targets for drug development in mantle cell lymphoma. Blood. 2010 Aug 19;116(7):1025-34.
Polo JM, Liu S, Figueroa ME, Kulalert W, Eminli S, Tan KY, Apostolou E, Stadtfeld M, Li Y, Shioda T, Natesan S, Wagers AJ, Melnick A, Evans T, Hochedlinger K. Cell type of origin influences the molecular and functional properties of mouse induced pluripotent stem cells. Nat Biotechnol. 2010 Aug;28(8):848-55.
Murphy MW, Sarver AL, Rice D, Hatzi K, Ye K, Melnick A, Heckert LL, Zarkower D, Bardwell VJ. Genome-wide analysis of DNA binding and transcriptional regulation by the mammalian Doublesex homolog DMRT1 in the juvenile testis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jul 27;107(30):13360-5.
Shah MY, Vasanthakumar A, Barnes NY, Figueroa ME, Kamp A, Hendrick C, Ostler KR, Davis EM, Lin S, Anastasi J, Le Beau MM, Moskowitz IP, Melnick A, Pytel P, Godley LA. DNMT3B7, a truncated DNMT3B isoform expressed in human tumors, disrupts embryonic development and accelerates lymphomagenesis. Cancer Res. 2010 Jul 15;70(14):5840-50.
Schafer E, Irizarry R, Negi S, McIntyre E, Small D, Figueroa ME, Melnick A, Brown P. Promoter hypermethylation in MLL-r infant acute lymphoblastic leukemia: biology and therapeutic targeting. Blood. 2010 Jun 10;115(23):4798-809.
Duy C, Yu JJ, Nahar R, Swaminathan S, Kweon SM, Polo JM, Valls E, Klemm L, Shojaee S, Cerchietti L, Schuh W, Jack HM, Hurtz C, Ramezani-Rad P, Herzog S, Jumaa H, Koeffler HP, de Alboran IM, Melnick AM, Ye BH, Muschen M. BCL6 is critical for the development of a diverse primary B cell repertoire. J Exp Med. 2010 Jun 7;207(6):1209-21.
Cairo MS, Jordan CT, Maley CC, Chao C, Melnick A, Armstrong SA, Shlomchik W, Molldrem J, Ferrone S, Mackall C, Zitvogel L, Bishop MR, Giralt SA, June CH. NCI first International Workshop on the biology, prevention, and treatment of relapse after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: report from the committee on the biological considerations of hematological relapse following allogeneic stem cell transplantation unrelated to graft-versus-tumor effects: state of the science. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2010 Jun;16(6):709-28.
Elstrom RL, Martin P, Ostrow K, Barrientos J, Chadburn A, Furman R, Ruan J, Shore T, Schuster M, Cerchietti L, Melnick A, Coleman M, Leonard JP. Response to second-line therapy defines the potential for cure in patients with recurrent diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: implications for the development of novel therapeutic strategies. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2010 Jun;10(3):192-6.
Winter JN, Li S, Aurora V, Variakojis D, Nelson B, Krajewska M, Zhang L, Habermann TM, Fisher RI, Macon WR, Chhanabhai M, Felgar RE, Hsi ED, Medeiros LJ, Weick JK, Weller EA, Melnick A, Reed JC, Horning SJ, Gascoyne RD. Expression of p21 protein predicts clinical outcome in DLBCL patients older than 60 years treated with R-CHOP but not CHOP: a prospective ECOG and Southwest Oncology Group correlative study on E4494. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Apr 15;16(8):2435-42.
Cerchietti LC, Ghetu AF, Zhu X, Da Silva GF, Zhong S, Matthews M, Bunting KL, Polo JM, FarËs C, Arrowsmith CH, Yang SN, Garcia M, Coop A, Mackerell AD Jr, Prive GG, Melnick A. A small-molecule inhibitor of BCL6 kills DLBCL cells in vitro and in vivo. Cancer Cell. 2010 Apr 13;17(4):400-11.
Hammerich-Hille S, Kaipparettu BA, Tsimelzon A, Creighton CJ, Jiang S, Polo JM, Melnick A, Meyer R, Oesterreich S. SAFB1 mediates repression of immune regulators and apoptotic genes in breast cancer cells. J Biol Chem. 2010 Feb 5;285(6):3608-16.
Figueroa ME, Lugthart S, Li Y, Erpelinck-Verschueren C, Deng X, Christos PJ, Schifano E, Booth J, van Putten W, Skrabanek L, Campagne F, Mazumdar M, Greally JM, Valk PJ, Lˆwenberg B, Delwel R, Melnick A. DNA methylation signatures identify biologically distinct subtypes in acute myeloid leukemia. Cancer Cell. 2010 Jan 19;17(1):13-27.
Shaknovich R, Figueroa ME, Melnick A. HELP (HpaII tiny fragment enrichment by ligation-mediated PCR) assay for DNA methylation profiling of primary normal and malignant B lymphocytes. Methods Mol Biol. 2010;632:191-201.
Juszczynski P, Chen L, O'Donnell E, Polo JM, Ranuncolo SM, Dalla-Favera R, Melnick A, Shipp MA. BCL6 modulates tonic BCR signaling in diffuse large B-cell lymphomas by repressing the SYK phosphatase, PTPROt. Blood. 2009 Dec 17;114(26):5315-21.
Cerchietti LC, Lopes EC, Yang SN, Hatzi K, Bunting KL, Tsikitas LA, Mallik A, Robles AI, Walling J, Varticovski L, Shaknovich R, Bhalla KN, Chiosis G, Melnick A. A purine scaffold Hsp90 inhibitor destabilizes BCL-6 and has specific antitumor activity in BCL-6-dependent B cell lymphomas. Nat Med. 2009 Dec;15(12):1369-76.
Figueroa ME, Skrabanek L, Li Y, Jiemjit A, Fandy TE, Paietta E, Fernandez H, Tallman MS, Greally JM, Carraway H, Licht JD, Gore SD, Melnick A. MDS and secondary AML display unique patterns and abundance of aberrant DNA methylation. Blood. 2009 Oct 15;114(16):3448-58.
Oda M, Glass JL, Thompson RF, Mo Y, Olivier EN, Figueroa ME, Selzer RR, Richmond TA, Zhang X, Dannenberg L, Green RD, Melnick A, Hatchwell E, Bouhassira EE, Verma A, Suzuki M, Greally JM. High-resolution genome-wide cytosine methylation profiling with simultaneous copy number analysis and optimization for limited cell numbers. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jul;37(12):3829-39.
Ci W, Polo JM, Cerchietti L, Shaknovich R, Wang L, Yang SN, Ye K, Farinha P, Horsman DE, Gascoyne RD, Elemento O, Melnick A. The BCL6 transcriptional program features repression of multiple oncogenes in primary B cells and is deregulated in DLBCL. Blood. 2009 May 28;113(22):5536-48.
Caldas-Lopes E, Cerchietti L, Ahn JH, Clement CC, Robles AI, Rodina A, Moulick K, Taldone T, Gozman A, Guo Y, Wu N, de Stanchina E, White J, Gross SS, Ma Y, Varticovski L, Melnick A, Chiosis G. Hsp90 inhibitor PU-H71, a multimodal inhibitor of malignancy, induces complete responses in triple-negative breast cancer models. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 May 19;106(20):8368-73.
Cerchietti LC, Yang SN, Shaknovich R, Hatzi K, Polo JM, Chadburn A, Dowdy SF, Melnick A. A peptomimetic inhibitor of BCL6 with potent antilymphoma effects in vitro and in vivo. Blood. 2009 Apr 9;113(15):3397-405.
Figueroa ME, Wouters BJ, Skrabanek L, Glass J, Li Y, Erpelinck-Verschueren CA, Langerak AW, Lˆwenberg B, Fazzari M, Greally JM, Valk PJ, Melnick A, Delwel R. Genome-wide epigenetic analysis delineates a biologically distinct immature acute leukemia with myeloid/T-lymphoid features. Blood. 2009 Mar 19;113(12):2795-804.
Martin P, Chadburn A, Christos P, Weil K, Furman RR, Ruan J, Elstrom R, Niesvizky R, Ely S, Diliberto M, Melnick A, Knowles DM, Chen-Kiang S, Coleman M, Leonard JP. Outcome of deferred initial therapy in mantle-cell lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Mar 10;27(8):1209-13.
Laurenzana A, Petruccelli LA, Pettersson F, Figueroa ME, Melnick A, Baldwin AS, Paoletti F, Miller WH Jr. Inhibition of DNA methyltransferase activates tumor necrosis factor alpha-induced monocytic differentiation in acute myeloid leukemia cells. Cancer Res. 2009 Jan 1;69(1):55-64.
Figueroa ME, Melnick A, Greally JM. Genome-wide determination of DNA methylation by Hpa II tiny fragment enrichment by ligation-mediated PCR (HELP) for the study of acute leukemias. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;538:395-407.
Wilson AJ, Byun DS, Nasser S, Murray LB, Ayyanar K, Arango D, Figueroa M, Melnick A, Kao GD, Augenlicht LH, Mariadason JM. HDAC4 promotes growth of colon cancer cells via repression of p21. Mol Biol Cell. 2008 Oct;19(10):4062-75.
Lopes EC, Valls E, Figueroa ME, Mazur A, Meng FG, Chiosis G, Laird PW, Schreiber-Agus N, Greally JM, Prokhortchouk E, Melnick A. Kaiso contributes to DNA methylation-dependent silencing of tumor suppressor genes in colon cancer cell lines. Cancer Res. 2008 Sep 15;68(18):7258-63.
Ranuncolo SM, Wang L, Polo JM, Dell'Oso T, Dierov J, Gaymes TJ, Rassool F, Carroll M, Melnick A. BCL6-mediated attenuation of DNA damage sensing triggers growth arrest and senescence through a p53-dependent pathway in a cell context-dependent manner. J Biol Chem. 2008 Aug 15;283(33):22565-72.
Sohal D, Yeatts A, Ye K, Pellagatti A, Zhou L, Pahanish P, Mo Y, Bhagat T, Mariadason J, Boultwood J, Melnick A, Greally J, Verma A. Meta-analysis of microarray studies reveals a novel hematopoietic progenitor cell signature and demonstrates feasibility of inter-platform data integration. PLoS One. 2008 Aug 13;3(8):e2965.
Polo JM, Ci W, Licht JD, Melnick A. Reversible disruption of BCL6 repression complexes by CD40 signaling in normal and malignant B cells. Blood. 2008 Aug 1;112(3):644-51.
Ranuncolo SM, Polo JM, Melnick A. BCL6 represses CHEK1 and suppresses DNA damage pathways in normal and malignant B-cells. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2008 Jul-Aug;41(1):95-9.
Zelent A, Petrie K, Boix-Chornet M, Melnick AM, Waxman S, Gore SD. Derepression in the desert: the third workshop on clinical translation of epigenetics in cancer therapeutics. Cancer Res. 2008 Jul 1;68(13):4967-70.
Ci W, Polo JM, Melnick A. B-cell lymphoma 6 and the molecular pathogenesis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Curr Opin Hematol. 2008 Jul;15(4):381-90. Review.
Cerchietti LC, Polo JM, Da Silva GF, Farinha P, Shaknovich R, Gascoyne RD, Dowdy SF, Melnick A. Sequential transcription factor targeting for diffuse large B-cell lymphomas. Cancer Res. 2008 May 1;68(9):3361-9.
Parekh S, Prive G, Melnick A. Therapeutic targeting of the BCL6 oncogene for diffuse large B-cell lymphomas. Leuk Lymphoma. 2008 May;49(5):874-82. Review.
Mendez LM, Polo JM, Yu JJ, Krupski M, Ding BB, Melnick A, Ye BH. CtBP is an essential corepressor for BCL6 autoregulation. Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Apr;28(7):2175-86.
Figueroa ME, Reimers M, Thompson RF, Ye K, Li Y, Selzer RR, Fridriksson J, Paietta E, Wiernik P, Green RD, Greally JM, Melnick A. An integrative genomic and epigenomic approach for the study of transcriptional regulation. PLoS One. 2008 Mar 26;3(3):e1882.
Ghetu AF, Corcoran CM, Cerchietti L, Bardwell VJ, Melnick A, Prive GG. Structure of a BCOR corepressor peptide in complex with the BCL6 BTB domain dimer. Mol Cell. 2008 Feb 15;29(3):384-91.
Melnick A. Transitioning from fellowship to a physician-scientist career track. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2008:16-22.
Parekh S, Polo JM, Shaknovich R, Juszczynski P, Lev P, Ranuncolo SM, Yin Y, Klein U, Cattoretti G, Dalla Favera R, Shipp MA, Melnick A. BCL6 programs lymphoma cells for survival and differentiation through distinct biochemical mechanisms. Blood. 2007 Sep 15;110(6):2067-74.
Ranuncolo SM, Polo JM, Dierov J, Singer M, Kuo T, Greally J, Green R, Carroll M, Melnick A. Bcl-6 mediates the germinal center B cell phenotype and lymphomagenesis through transcriptional repression of the DNA-damage sensor ATR. Nat Immunol. 2007 Jul;8(7):705-14.
Polo JM, Juszczynski P, Monti S, Cerchietti L, Ye K, Greally JM, Shipp M, Melnick A. Transcriptional signature with differential expression of BCL6 target genes accurately identifies BCL6-dependent diffuse large B cell lymphomas. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Feb 27;104(9):3207-12.
Glass JL, Thompson RF, Khulan B, Figueroa ME, Olivier EN, Oakley EJ, Van Zant G, Bouhassira EE, Melnick A, Golden A, Fazzari MJ, Greally JM. CG dinucleotide clustering is a species-specific property of the genome. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007;35(20):6798-807.
Khulan B, Thompson RF, Ye K, Fazzari MJ, Suzuki M, Stasiek E, Figueroa ME, Glass JL, Chen Q, Montagna C, Hatchwell E, Selzer RR, Richmond TA, Green RD, Melnick A, Greally JM. Comparative isoschizomer profiling of cytosine methylation: the HELP assay. Genome Res. 2006 Aug;16(8):1046-55.
Prive GG, Melnick A. Specific peptides for the therapeutic targeting of oncogenes. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2006 Feb;16(1):71-7.
Prokhortchouk A, Sansom O, Selfridge J, Caballero IM, Salozhin S, Aithozhina D, Cerchietti L, Meng FG, Augenlicht LH, Mariadason JM, Hendrich B, Melnick A, Prokhortchouk E, Clarke A, Bird A. Kaiso-deficient mice show resistance to intestinal cancer. Mol Cell Biol. 2006 Jan;26(1):199-208.
Melnick AM, Adelson K, Licht JD. The theoretical basis of transcriptional therapy of cancer: can it be put into practice? J Clin Oncol. 2005 Jun 10;23(17):3957-70.
Melnick A. Reprogramming specific gene expression pathways in B-cell lymphomas. Cell Cycle. 2005 Feb;4(2):239-41.
Polo JM, Dell'Oso T, Ranuncolo SM, Cerchietti L, Beck D, Da Silva GF, Prive GG, Licht JD, Melnick A. Specific peptide interference reveals BCL6 transcriptional and oncogenic mechanisms in B-cell lymphoma cells. Nat Med. 2004 Dec;10(12):1329-35.
Takahashi S, McConnell MJ, Harigae H, Kaku M, Sasaki T, Melnick AM, Licht JD. The Flt3 internal tandem duplication mutant inhibits the function of transcriptional repressors by blocking interactions with SMRT. Blood. 2004 Jun 15;103(12):4650-8.
Chevallier N, Corcoran CM, Lennon C, Hyjek E, Chadburn A, Bardwell VJ, Licht JD, Melnick A. ETO protein of t(8;21) AML is a corepressor for Bcl-6 B-cell lymphoma oncoprotein. Blood. 2004 Feb 15;103(4):1454-63.
Ahmad KF, Melnick A, Lax S, Bouchard D, Liu J, Kiang CL, Mayer S, Takahashi S, Licht JD, Prive GG. Mechanism of SMRT corepressor recruitment by the BCL6 BTB domain. Mol Cell. 2003 Dec;12(6):1551-64.
Sirulnik A, Melnick A, Zelent A, Licht JD. Molecular pathogenesis of acute promyelocytic leukaemia and APL variants. Best Pract Res Clin Haematol. 2003 Sep;16(3):387-408. Review.
Melnick A, Licht JD. Histone deacetylases as therapeutic targets in hematologic malignancies. Curr Opin Hematol. 2002 Jul;9(4):322-32. Review.
Melnick A, Carlile G, Ahmad KF, Kiang CL, Corcoran C, Bardwell V, Prive GG, Licht JD. Critical residues within the BTB domain of PLZF and Bcl-6 modulate interaction with corepressors. Mol Cell Biol. 2002 Mar;22(6):1804-18.
Walker RH, Morgello S, Davidoff-Feldman B, Melnick A, Walsh MJ, Shashidharan P, Brin MF. Autosomal dominant chorea-acanthocytosis with polyglutamine-containing neuronal inclusions. 2002. Neurology 7:1031-7.
Melnick A. Spotlight on acute promyelocytic leukemia: controversies and challenges. 2002. Leukemia 10:1893-5.
Zelent A, Guidez F, Melnick A, Waxman S, Licht JD. Translocations of the RARalpha gene in acute promyelocytic leukemia. 2001. Oncogene 49:7186-203.
Melnick AM, Westendorf JJ, Polinger A, Carlile GW, Arai S, Ball HJ, Lutterbach B, Hiebert SW, Licht JD. The ETO protein disrupted in t(8;21)-associated acute myeloid leukemia is a corepressor for the promyelocytic leukemia zinc finger protein. 2000. Mol Cell Biol 6:2075-86.
Melnick A, Ahmad KF, Arai S, Polinger A, Ball H, Borden KL, Carlile GW, Prive GG, Licht JD. In-depth mutational analysis of the promyelocytic leukemia zinc finger BTB/POZ domain reveals motifs and residues required for biological and transcriptional functions. 2000. Mol Cell Biol 17:6550-67.
Melnick A, Carlile GW, McConnell MJ, Polinger A, Hiebert SW, Licht JD. AML-1/ETO fusion protein is a dominant negative inhibitor of transcriptional repression by the promyelocytic leukemia zinc finger protein. 2000. Blood 12:3939-47.
Melnick A, Licht JD. Deconstructing a disease: RARalpha, its fusion partners, and their roles in the pathogenesis of acute promyelocytic leukemia. 1999. Blood 10:3167-215.
Melnick A, Fruchtman S, Zelent A, Liu M, Huang Q, Boczkowska B, Calasanz M, Fernandez A, Licht JD, Najfeld V. Identification of novel chromosomal rearrangements in acute myelogenous leukemia involving loci on chromosome 2p23, 15q22 and 17q21. 1999. Leukemia 10:1534-8.
Ball HJ, Melnick A, Shaknovich R, Kohanski RA, Licht JD. The promyelocytic leukemia zinc finger (PLZF) protein binds DNA in a high molecular weight complex associated with cdc2 kinase. 1999. Nucleic Acids Res 20:4106-13.
Hoatlin ME, Zhi Y, Ball H, Silvey K, Melnick A, Stone S, Arai S, Hawe N, Owen G, Zelent A, Licht JD. A novel BTB/POZ transcriptional repressor protein interacts with the Fanconi anemia group C protein and PLZF. 1999. Blood 11:3737-47.
Shaknovich R, Yeyati PL, Ivins S, Melnick A, Lempert C, Waxman S, Zelent A, Licht JD. The promyelocytic leukemia zinc finger protein affects myeloid cell growth, differentiation, and apoptosis. 1998. Mol Cell Biol 9:5533-45.
Licht JD, Shaknovich R, English MA, Melnick A, Li JY, Reddy JC, Dong S, Chen SJ, Zelent A, Waxman S. Reduced and altered DNA-binding and transcriptional properties of the PLZF-retinoic acid receptor-alpha chimera generated in t(11;17)-associated acute promyelocytic leukemia. 1996. Oncogene 2:323-36.