As research is completed and published that is focused on the Komen Tissue Bank, or that results from using KTB samples, we will continue to add it to this reference page.  If you are aware of research that should be included here, please contact the Chief Operating Officer.

Please note: liberties have been taken with citation format in order to facilitate ease of finding the publication desired.

Applying the Health Belief Model and an Integrated Behavioral Model to Promote Breast Tissue Donation Among Asian Americans. Shafer, A., Kaufhold, K., & Luo, Y. (2017). Health Communication, 1-9.

Asian American Women’s Perspectives on Donating Healthy Breast Tissue: Implications For Recruitment Methods And Messaging (Doctoral dissertation, faculty of the University Graduate School in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Arts in the Department of Communication Studies, Indiana University). Ridley-Merriweather, K. E. (2016).

DNA methylation age is elevated in breast tissue of healthy women. Sehl, M. E., Henry, J. E., Storniolo, A. M., Ganz, P. A., & Horvath, S. (2017). Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 1-11.

Phosphoproteins in extracellular vesicles as candidate markers for breast cancer. Chen, I. H., Xue, L., Hsu, C. C., Paez, J. S. P., Pan, L., Andaluz, H., … & Tao, W. A. (2017). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201618088.

Alterations in the Immune Cell Composition in Premalignant Breast Tissue that Precede Breast Cancer Development. Degnim, A. C., Hoskin, T. L., Arshad, M., Frost, M. H., Winham, S. J., Brahmbhatt, R., … & Miller, E. (2017). Clinical Cancer Research, clincanres-2026.

Association between breast cancer genetic susceptibility variants and terminal duct lobular unit involution of the breast. Bodelon, C., Oh, H., Chatterjee, N., Garcia‐Closas, M., Palakal, M., Sherman, M. E., … & Chicoine, R. E. (2017). International Journal of Cancer140(4), 825-832.

Tissue-specific Co-expression of Long Non-coding and Coding RNAs Associated with Breast Cancer. Wu, W., Wagner, E. K., Hao, Y., Rao, X., Dai, H., Han, J., … & He, C. (2016). Scientific Reports6.

African American Women’s Perspectives on Donating Healthy Breast Tissue for Research: Implications for Recruitment. Ridley-Merriweather, K. E., & Head, K. J. (2016). Health Communication, 1-10.

Aberrant reduction of telomere repetitive sequences in plasma cell-free DNA for early breast cancer detection.Wu, X., & Tanaka, H. (2015). Oncotarget6(30), 29795.

Ages at menarche-and menopause-related genetic variants in relation to terminal duct lobular unit involution in normal breast tissue. Oh, H., Bodelon, C., Palakal, M., Chatterjee, N., Sherman, M. E., Linville, L., … & Papathomas, D. (2016). Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 1-10.

Preliminary evaluation of a fully-automated quantitative framework for characterizing general breast tissue histology via color histogram and color texture analysis.Keller, B. M., Gastounioti, A., Batiste, R. C., Kontos, D., & Feldman, M. D. (2016, March).  In SPIE Medical Imaging (pp. 97910A-97910A). International Society for Optics and Photonics.

Breast cancer risk variants at 6q25 display different phenotype associations and regulate ESR1, RMND1 and CCDC170. Dunning, A. M., Michailidou, K., Kuchenbaecker, K. B., Thompson, D., French, J. D., Beesley, J., … & Dicks, E. (2016).

Ethnicity-Dependent and -Independent Heterogeneity in Healthy Normal Breast Hierarchy Impacts Tumor Characterization. Nakshatri, H., Anjanappa. M., Bhat-Nakshatri1, P. (2015), Scientific Reports : 5 :13526.

Postpartum breast involution reveals regression of secretory lobules mediated by tissue-remodeling. Jindal, S., Gao, D., Bell, P., Albrektsen, G., Edgerton, S. M., Ambrosone, C. B., … Schedin, P. (2014). Breast Cancer Research : BCR16(2), R31. doi:10.1186/bcr3633

Aberrant methylation of imprinted genes is associated with negative hormone receptor status in invasive breast cancer. Barrow, T. M., Barault, L., Ellsworth, R. E., Harris, H. R., Binder, A. M., Valente, A. L., Shriver, C. D. and Michels, K. B. (2015), Int. J. Cancer, 137: 537–547.

Circulating Sex Hormones and Terminal Duct Lobular Unit Involution of the Normal Breast. Khodr ZG, Sherman ME, Pfeiffer RM, Gierach GL, Brinton LA, Falk RT, … Figueroa JD. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 2014 Dec;23(12):2765-73.

Motivations, Concerns, and Experiences of Women Who Donate Normal Breast Tissue. Doherty, E. F., MacGeorge, E. L., Gillig, T., & Clare, S. E. (2014). Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, cebp-0941.

Terminal duct lobular unit involution of the normal breast: implications for breast cancer etiology. Figueroa, J., Pfeiffer, R., Patel, D., Linville, L., Brinton, L., Gierach, G., & … Sherman, M. (2014). Journal Of The National Cancer Institute,106(10).

Cancer impacts microRNA expression, release and function in cardiac and skeletal muscle. Chen D, Goswame CP, Burnett RM, Anjanappa M, Bhat-Nakshatri P, Muller W, and Nakshatri H. Cancer Research, June 30, 2014, DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-2817.

Parent-of-origin-specific allelic associations among 106 genomic loci for age at menarche. Perry JRB, Day F, Elks CE, Sulem P, Thompson DJ, Ferreira T, He C, &…  Ong KK. Nature, August 7, 2014, 14:48:25.

Phenotypic plasticity in normal breast derived epithelial cells. Sauder, C., Koziel, J., Choi, M., Fox, M., Grimes, B., Badve, S., … Clare, S. BMC Cell Biology, 2014, 15:20.

KIF14 Promotes AKT Phosphorylation and Contributes to Chemoresistance in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Singel, S., Cornelius, C., Zaganjor, E., Batten, K., Sarode, V., Buckley, D., & … Shay, J. (2014).  Neoplasia (New York, N.Y.)16(3), 247-256.e2. doi:10.1016/j.neo.2014.03.008

Next-generation transcriptome sequencing of the premenopausal breast epithelium using specimens from a normal human breast tissue bank., Pardo, I, Lillemoe, HA, Blosser, RJ, Choi, M, Sauder, CAM, …Clare SE. Breast Cancer Research, 2014, 16:R26.

Immune cell quantitation in normal breast tissue lobules with and without lobulitis., Degnim AC, Brahmbhatt RD, Radisky DC, Hoskin TL, Stallings-Mann M, Laudenschlager, M, et al., Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 2014, 144:539–549.

Characterizing the heterogeneity of triple-negative breast cancers using microdissected normal ductal epithelium and RNAsequencing., Radovich, M. Clare, SE, Atale, R, Pardo, I, Hancock, GA, Solzak, JP, et al.,  Breast Cancer Res Treat. Vol 143 Issue 1, Jan 2014.

Molecular profiling of human mammary gland links breast cancer risk to a p27(+) cell population with progenitor characteristics. Choudhury, S., Almendro, V., Merino, V. F., Wu, Z., Maruyama, R., Su, Y., & … Polyak, K. (2013). Cell Stem Cell13(1), 117-130.

Telomere fusions in early human breast carcinoma, Tanaka H, Abe S, Huda N, Tu L, Beam MJ, Grimes B, Gilley D., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Aug 28;109(35):14098-103. Epub 2012 Aug 13.

Sensitive PCR-based quantitation of cell-free circulating microRNAs. Hastings ML, Palma J, Duelli DM. Methods. 2012 Oct;58(2):144-50. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2012.07.026. Epub 2012 Aug 3.

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center: A Unique Resource for Defining the “Molecular Histology” of the Breast., Sherman ME, Figueroa JD, Henry JE, Clare SE, Rufenbarger C, Storniolo AM.  Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2012 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Histologic findings in normal breast tissues: comparison to reduction mammaplasty and benign breast disease tissues., Degnim AC, Visscher DW, Hoskin TL, Frost MH, Vierkant RA, Vachon CM, Shane Pankratz V, Radisky DC, Hartmann LC., Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]

A large, consistent plasma proteomics data set from prospectively collected breast cancer patient and healthy volunteer samples, Catherine P Riley, Xiang Zhang, Harikrishna Nakshatri, Bryan Schneider, Fred E Regnier, Jiri Adamec and Charles Buck*, Journal of Translational Medicine 2011, 9:80

Persistent upregulation of U6:SNORD44 small RNA ratio in the serum of breast cancer patients, Hitesh N Appaiah, Chirayu  P Goswami, Lida A Mina, Sunil Badve, George W Sledge Jr, Yunlong Liu and Harikrishna Nakshatri*, Breast Cancer Research 2011, 13:R86

Potential roles of microRNAs in regulating long intergenic noncoding RNAs.  Juan L, Wang G, Radovich M, Schneider BP, Clare SE, Wang Y, Liu Y. Center for Biomedical Informatics, Harbin Institute of Technology School of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang 150001, China.

Plasma components affect accuracy of circulating cancer-related microRNA quantitation.  Kim DJ, Linnstaedt S, Palma J, Park JC, Ntrivalas E, Kwak-Kim JY, Gilman-Sachs A, Beaman K, Hastings ML, Martin JN, Duelli DM.  Department of Pathology, Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA.