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Carrie Shemanko

Carrie Shemanko is an associate professor in the department of biological sciences in the Faculty of Science and an associate member of the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute at the Cumming School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the molecular signalling pathways that contribute to mammary gland development and breast cancer, in particular the prolactin pathway.

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  • Ashley Sutherland; Amanda Forsyth; Yingying Cong; Laurel Grant; Tzu-Hua Juan; Jae K. Lee; Alexander Klimowicz; Stephanie K. Petrillo; Jinghui Hu; Angela Chan; Florence Boutillon; Vincent Goffin; Cay Egan; Patricia A. Tang; Li Cai; Don Morris; Anthony Magliocco; Carrie S. Shemanko. (2015) The Role of Prolactin in Bone Metastasis and Breast Cancer Cell-Mediated Osteoclast Differentiation. JNCI Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2016 108 (3): djv338. http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/djv338?ijkey=KE2Msz1n5IvI6bm&keytype=ref
  • Nigel T. Brockton, Stephanie J. Gill, Stephanie L. Laborge, Alexander H. G. Paterson, Linda S. Cook,
    Hans J. Vogel, Carrie S. Shemanko, David A. Hanley, Anthony M. Magliocco and Christine M. Friedenreich (2015) The Breast Cancer to Bone (B2B) Metastases Research Program: a multi-disciplinary investigation of bone metastases from breast cancer. BMC Cancer (2015) 15:512
  • Radhakrishnan A, Raju R, Tuladhar N, Subbannayya T, Thomas JK,, Goel R, Telikicherla D, Palapetta SM, Mathur PP, Venkatesh DD, Urmila KK, Rahiman BA, Harsha HC, Prasad TSK, Shemanko C, Pandey A and Chatterjee A. Prolactin signaling pathway resource. J Cell Commun Signal. 2012 Aug;6(3):169-73. PMC link
  • Perotti C, Karayazi Ö, Moffat S and Shemanko CS. Bone morphogenetic protein receptor-1a is required for mammary epithelial cell function. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2012 Jun;48(6):377-84 PMC link
  • Shemanko CS. The response of breast cancer cells to chemotherapeutic agents and other anti-cancer treatments. In: Stem cells: organogenesis and cancer, Ed Shree Singh, Research Signpost/ Transworld Research Network Press. 2010:153-169, ISBN # is 978-81-7895-487-5         
  • Perotti C, Wiedl, T, Florin, L., Reuter, H., Moffat, S., Silbermann, M., Hahn, M., Angel, P, Shemanko CS. Characterization of mammary epithelial cell line HC11 using the NIA 15k gene array reveals potential regulators of the undifferentiated and differentiated phenotypes. Differentiation, 2009; 78:269-282 Pubmed abstract
  • Perotti C, Liu R, Parusel C, Böcher N, Schultz J, Bork P, Pfitzner E, Groner B, Shemanko CS. Prolactin induces the expression of the heat shock protein 90a (HSP90a) gene and regulates apoptosis. Breast Cancer Research, 2008; 10(6):R94 Full text
  • Brill B, Boecher, N, Groner. B, Shemanko CS. A sparing procedure to clear the mouse mammary fat pad of epithelial components for transplantation analysis. Lab Animal, 2008; 42:104-110 Pubmed abstract
  •  Shemanko CS. Mammary epithelial stem and progenitor cells and the prolactin pathway. Frontiers in Bioscience, 2008 13:3940-3950 Pubmed abstract
  • Rugg EL, Horn HM, Smith FJ, Wilson NJ, Magee G, Shemanko CS, Tidman MJ, Lane EB. Epidermolysis bullosa simplex in Scotland is caused by a spectrum of keratin mutations. J Investig Dermatol, 2007; Mar;127(3):574-80 Full text
  • Desrivieres S, Prinz T., Palomino-Laria N.C., Meyer, M., Boehm G., Schäfer J., Neumann T., Shemanko CS*, Groner B*, Comparative proteomic analysis of proliferating and functionally differentiated mammary epithelial cells. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 2003; 2:1039-1054 Full text
  • McGrath, J. A., McMillan, J. R., Shemanko, C. S., Runswick, S. K., Leigh, I. M., Lane, E. B., Garrod, D. R., Eady, R. A.. (1997). Mutations in the plakophilin 1 gene result in ectodermal dysplasia/skin fragility syndrome. Nat Genet 17, 240-4 Pubmed abstract

Book chapters

  • Shemanko CS. The response of breast cancer cells to chemotherapeutic agents and other anti-cancer treatments. In: Stem cells: organogenesis and cancer, Ed Shree Singh, Research Signpost/ Transworld Research Network Press. 2010:153-169, ISBN # is 978-81-7895-487-5   

 

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