Karen M. Bussard, MS, PhD

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233 South 10th Street
BLSB 624
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-4511

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Cancer metastases to bone: Concepts, mechanisms, and interactions with bone osteoblasts
  2. Understanding mitochondrial polymorphisms in cancer
  3. Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transition to Tumor-Associated Stromal Cells Contributes to Cancer Progression
  4. The Clock Is Ticking: Countdown to Metastases
  5. Tumor-associated stromal cells as key contributors to the tumor microenvironment
  6. Mesenchymal stem/stromal cell-targeted therapies for solid tumors and hematological malignancies
  7. Human Breast Cancer Cells Are Redirected to Mammary Epithelial Cells upon Interaction with the Regenerating Mammary Gland Microenvironment In-Vivo
  8. The influence of metastatic breast cancer on the bone microenvironment
  9. The mammary gland microenvironment directs progenitor cell fate in vivo
  10. Osteoblasts are a major source of inflammatory cytokines in the tumor microenvironment of bone metastatic breast cancer
  11. Immortalized, premalignant epithelial cell populations contain long-lived, label-retaining cells that asymmetrically divide and retain their template DNA
  12. Reprogramming human cancer cells in the mouse mammary gland
  13. Localization of osteoblast inflammatory cytokines MCP-1 and VEGF to the matrix of the trabecula of the femur, a target area for metastatic breast cancer cell colonization
  14. Ex-vivo analysis of the bone microenvironment in bone metastatic breast cancer
  15. The bone microenvironment in metastasis; what is special about bone?
  16. Metastatic breast cancer induces an osteoblast inflammatory response
  17. Kinetics of metastatic breast cancer cell trafficking in bone
  18. Mathematical modeling of material-induced blood plasma coagulation
  19. Procoagulant stimulus processing by the intrinsic pathway of blood plasma coagulation
  20. Effective production of FXIIa and thrombin by model biomaterials