Translational research on Barrett's esophagus

Anushka Baruah, Navtej Buttar, Raghav Chandra, Xiaoxin Chen, Nicholas J. Clemons, Debora Compare, Wael El-Rifai, Jian Gu, Courtney W. Houchen, Shze Yung Koh, Wenbo Li, Gerardo Nardone, Wayne A. Phillips, Anamay Sharma, Ishtpreet Singh, Melissa P. Upton, Kenneth J. Vega, Xifeng Wu

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The following, from the 12th OESO World Conference: Cancers of the Esophagus, includes commentaries on translational research on Barrett's esophagus that address evidence for genetic instability in esophageal cancer; the role of microsatellite instability; the use of histologic and serum Doublecortin-like kinase 1 expression for progression of Barrett's esophagus to adenocarcinoma; the oxidative stress in Barrett's tumorigenesis; the genomic alterations in esophageal cancer; in vivo modeling in Barrett's esophagus; epigenetic and transcriptional regulation in Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma; and normal and disordered regeneration in Barrett's esophagus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-186
Number of pages17
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014


  • Barrett's esophagus
  • DCLK
  • Esophageal adenocarcinoma
  • Microsatellite instability
  • Modeling
  • OESO
  • Oxidative stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Neuroscience
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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