Publications

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Selected publications related to Liver Development and Liver Tumorigenesis

Epithelial Inclusions in Gallbladder May Mimic Parasite Infection. Evason KJ, Swanson EA. Am J Clin Pathol (2019), 152 (3), 399-402.


Endogenous development of Cystoisospora belli in intestinal and biliary epithelium of humans. Dubey JP, Evason KJ, Walther Z, Parasitology (2019), 146 (7), 865-872.


Estrogen Activation of G-Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 Regulates Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase and mTOR Signaling to Promote Liver Growth in Zebrafish and Proliferation of Human Hepatocytes. Chaturantabut S, Shwartz A, Evason KJ, Cox AG, Labella K, Schepers AG, Yang S, Acuña M, Houvras Y, Mancio-Silva L, Romano S, Gorelick DA, Cohen DE, Zon LI, Bhatia SN, North TE, Goessling W, Gastroenterology (2019), 156 (6), 1788-1804. e13.


Anti-inflammatory micro RNA-146a protects mice from diet-induced metabolic disease. Runtsch MC, Nelson MC, Lee SH, Voth W, Alexander M, Hu R, Wallace J, Petersen C, Panic V, Villanueva CJ, Evason KJ, Bauer KM, Mosbruger T, Boudina S, Bronner M, RoundJL, Drummond MJ, O'Connell RM, PLoS Genet (2019), 15 (2), e 1007970.


Epithelial Inclusions in Gallbladder May Mimic Parasite Infection: Histologic and Molecular Examination of Reported Cystoisospora belli Infection in Gallbladders of Immunocompetent Patients. Swanson EA, March JK, Clayton F, Couturier MR, Arcega R, Smith R, Evason KJ, Am J Surg Pathol (2018), 42 (10), 1346-1352.


Wnt/β-catenin signaling controls intrahepatic biliary network formation in zebrafish by regulating Notch activity.
So, J., Khaliq, M., Evason, K.J., Ninov, N., Martin, B.L., Stainier, D.Y.R., Shin D.
Hepatology (2017) doi:10.1002/hep.29752


MYC-driven inhibition of the glutamate-cysteine ligase promotes glutathione depletion in liver cancer. Anderton, B., Camarda, R., Balakrishnan, S., Balakrishnan, A., Kohnz, R.A., Lim, L., Evason, K.J., Momcilovic, O., Kruttwig, K., Huang, Q., Xu, G., Nomura, D.K., Goga, A.
EMBO Rep. (2017) 18:569-585


Yap reprograms glutamine metabolism to increase nucleotide biosynthesis and enable liver growth.
Cox, A.G., Hwang, K.L., Brown, K.K., Evason, K.J., Beltz, S., Tsomides, A., O'Connor, K., Galli, G.G., Yimlamai, D., Chhangawala, S., Yuan, M., Lien, E.C., Wucherpfennig, J., Nissim, S., Minami, A., Cohen, D.E., Camargo, F.D., Asara, J.M., Houvras, Y., Stainier, D.Y., Goessling, W. 
Nat Cell Biol. (2016) 18:886-96


Monocyte-dependent liver injury promotes carcinogenesis in an oncogene-specific manner.
Juric, V., Ruffell, B., Evason, K.J., Hu, J., Che, L., Wang, L., Chen, X., Bishop, J.M.
J Hepatol. (2016) pii:S0168-8278(15)00783-7


Identification of Chemical Inhibitors of β-Catenin-Driven Liver Tumorigenesis in Zebrafish.
Evason, K.J., Francisco, M.T., Juric, V., Balakrishnan, S., Lopez Pazmino, M. del P., Gordan, J.D., Kakar, S., Spitsbergen, J., Goga, A. and Stainier, D.Y.
PLoS Genet. (2015) 11:e1005305


Circulating tumor cells in hepatocellular carcinoma: a pilot study of detection, enumeration, and next-generation sequencing in cases and controls.
Kelley, R.K., Magbanua, M.J., Butler, T.M., Collisson, E.A., Hwang, J., Sidiropoulos, N., Evason, K., McWhirter, R.M., Hameed, B., Wayne, E.M., Yao, F.Y., Venook, A.P., Park, J.W.
BMC Cancer (2015) 15:206


CDK1 Inhibition Targets the p53-NOXA-MCL1 Axis, Selectively Kills Embryonic Stem Cells, and Prevents Teratoma Formation.
Huskey, N.E., Guo, T., Evason, K.J., Momcilovic, O., Pardo, D., Creasman, K.J., Judson, R.L., Blelloch, R., Oakes, S.A., Hebrok, M., Goga, A.
Stem Cell Reports (2015) 4:374-89


Cases of Spontaneous Tumor Regression in Hepatobiliary Cancers: Implications for Immunotherapy?
Parks, A.L., McWhirter, R.M., Evason, K., Kelley, R.K.
J Gastrointest Cancer (2015) 46:161-65


The perivascular niche regulates breast tumour dormancy. 
Ghajar, C.M., Peinado, H., Mori, H., Matei, I.R., Evason, K.J., Brazier, H., Almeida, D., Koller, A., Hajjar, K.A., Stainier, D.Y., Chen, E.I., Lyden, D., Bissell, M.J.
Nat Cell Biol. (2013) 15:807-17


Focal Nodular Hyperplasia and Hepatocellular Adenoma around the World Viewed through the Scope of the Immunopathological Classification. 
Balabaud, C., Al-Rabih, W.R., Chen, P.J., Evason, K., Ferrell, L., Hernandez-Prera, J.C., Huang, S.F., Longerich, T., Park, Y.N., Quaglia, A., Schirmacher, P., Sempoux, C., Thung, S.N., Torbenson, M., Wee, A., Yeh, M.M., Yeh, S.H., Le Bail, B., Zucman-Rossi, J., Bioulac-Sage, P. 
Int J Hepatol. (2013) 268625


Hepatic stellate cells in liver development, regeneration, and cancer.
*Yin, C., *Evason, K.J., Asahina, K., Stainier, D.Y.
J Clin Invest. (2013) 23:1902-10 *Equal contributions


Atypical hepatocellular adenoma-like neoplasms with β-catenin. activation show cytogenetic alterations similar to well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinomas.
Evason, K.J., 
Grenert, J.P., Ferrell, L.D., Kakar, S.
Hum Pathol. (2013) 44:750-8


The bHLH transcription factor Hand2 marks hepatic stellate cells in zebrafish: Analysis of stellate cell entry into the developing liver.
*Yin, C., *Evason, K.J., Maher, J.J., Stainier, D.Y.
Hepatology (2012) 56:1958-70 *Equal contributions


Regulation of intrahepatic biliary duct morphogenesis by Claudin 15-like b. 
Cheung, I.D., Bagnat, M., Ma, T.P., Datta, A., Evason, K.J., Moore, J.C., Lawson, N.D., Mostov, K.E., Moens, C.B., Stainier, D.Y.
Dev Biol. (2012) 361:68-78


Morphologic findings in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis 2 (PFIC2): correlation with genetic and immunohistochemical studies.
Evason, K.J., Bove, K.E., Finegold, M.J., Knisely, A.S., Rhee, S., Rosenthal, P., Miethke, A.G., Karpen, S.J., Ferrell, L.D., Kim, G.E. 
Am J Surg Pathol. (2011) 35:687-96


The anticonvulsant ethosuximide disrupts sensory function to extend C. elegans lifespan. 
Collins, J.J., Evason, K.J., Pickett, C.L., Schneider, D.L., and Kornfeld, K.
PLoS Genetics (2008) 4:e1000230


Valproic acid extends C. elegans lifespan.
*Evason, K.J., *Collins, J.J., Huang, C., Hughes, S., and Kornfeld, K.
Aging Cell (2008) 7:305-17 *Equal contributions


Genetic and Pharmacological Factors That Influence Reproductive Aging in Nematodes.
Hughes, S.E., Evason, K.J., Xiong, C., and Kornfeld, K.
PLoS Genetics (2007) 3:e25


Pharmacology of delayed aging and extended lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans.
Collins, J.J., Evason, K.J., and Kornfeld, K.
Experimental Gerontology (2006) 41:1032-9


Effects of anticonvulsant drugs on life span.
Kornfeld, K. and Evason, K.J. 
Archives of Neurology (2006) 63:491-496


Anticonvulsant medications extend C. elegans lifespan.
Evason, K.J., Huang, C., Yamben, I., Covey, D.F., and Kornfeld, K. 
Science (2005) 307:258-262


Misdirected vimentin messenger RNA alters cell morphology and motility. 
Morris, E.J., Evason, K.J., Wiand, C., L’Ecuyer, T.J., and Fulton, A.B.
Journal of Cell Science (2000) 113:2433-43


Kimberly Evason
Kimberley J. Evason, MD, PhD
Principal Investigator
kimberley.evason@hci.utah.edu
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