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The Alan Houghton Lab: Publications

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Ferrone CR, Perales MA, Goldberg SM, Somberg CJ, Hirschhorn-Cymerman D, Gregor PD, Turk MJ, Ramirez-Montagut T, Gold JS, Houghton AN, Wolchok JD. Adjuvanticity of plasmid DNA encoding cytokines fused to immunoglobulin Fc domains.Clin Cancer Res. 2006;12(18):5511-9.

Perales MA, Diab A, Cohen AD, Huggins DW, Guevara-Patino JA, Hubbard VM, Engelhorn ME, Kochman AA, Eng JM, Mortazavi F, Alpdogan O, Terwey TH, Heller G, Wolchok JD, Houghton AN, van den Brink MR. DNA immunization against tissue-restricted antigens enhances tumor immunity after allogeneic hemopoietic stem cell transplantation. J Immunol. 2006;177(6):4159-67.

Uchi H, Stan R, Turk MJ, Engelhorn ME, Rizzuto GA, Goldberg SM, Wolchok JD, Houghton AN. Unraveling the complex relationship between cancer immunity and autoimmunity: lessons from melanoma and vitiligo. Adv Immunol.2006;90:215-41.

Guevara-Patino JA, Engelhorn ME, Turk MJ, Liu C, Duan F, Rizzuto G, Cohen AD, Merghoub T, Wolchok JD, Houghton AN. Optimization of a self antigen for presentation of multiple epitopes in cancer immunity. J Clin Invest. 2006;116(5):1382-90.

Engelhorn ME, Guevara-Patiño JA, Noffz G, Hooper AT, Lou O, Gold JS, Kappel BJ, Houghton AN. Autoimmunity and tumor immunity induced by immune responses to mutations in self. Nature Med. 2006; 2:198-206.

Cohen AD, Diab A, Perales M-A, Wolchok JD, Rizzuto G, Merghoub T, Huggins D, Liu C, Turk MJ, Restifo NP, Sakaguchi S, Houghton AN. Agonist anti-GITR antibody enhances vaccine-induced CD8+ T-cell responses and tumor immunity. Cancer Res 2006; 66(9):4904-12.

Ramirez-Montagut T, Chow A, Hirschhorn-Cymerman D, Terwey TH, Kochman AA, Lu S, Miles RC, Sakaguchi S, Houghton AN, van den Brink MR. Glucocorticoid-induced TNF receptor family related gene activation overcomes tolerance/ignorance to melanoma differentiation antigens and enhances antitumor immunity. J Immunol. 2006;176(11):6434-42.

Posnett DN, Engelhorn ME, Houghton AN. Antiviral T cell responses: phalanx or multipronged attack. J Exp Med 2005; 201:1881-1884.

Houghton AN, Guevara-Patino JA. Immune recognition of self in immunity against cancer. J Clin Invest. 2004;114:468-71.

Goldberg SM, Bartido SM, Gardner JP, Guevara-Patiño JA, Montgomery SC, Perales MA, Maughan MF, Dempsey J, Donovan GP, Olson WC, Houghton AN, Wolchok JD. Comparison of two cancer vaccines targeting tyrosinase: plasmid DNA and recombinant alphavirus replicon particles. Clin. Cancer Res. 2005; 11(22):8114-21.

Houghton AN, Uchi H, Wolchok JD. The role of immune system in early epithelial carcinogenesis: B-ware the double-edged sword. Cancer Cell 2005; 7:403-405.

Muriglan SJ, Ramirez-Montagut T, Alpdogan O, Van Huystee TW, Eng JM, Hubbard VM, Kochman AA, Tjoe KH, Riccardi C, Pandolfi PP, Sakaguchi S, Houghton AN, Van Den Brink MR. GITR activation induces an opposite effect on alloreactive CD4(+) and CD8(+) T cells in graft-versus-host disease. J Exp Med. 2004; 200:149-157.

Gregor PD, Wolchok JD, Ferrone CR, Buchinshky H, Guevara-Patino JA, Perales MA, Mortazavi F, Bacich D, Heston W, Latouche JB, Sadelain M, Allison JP, Scher HI, Houghton AN. CTLA-4 blockade in combination with xenogeneic DNA vaccines enhances T-cell responses, tumor immunity and autoimmunity to self antigens in animal and cellular model systems. Vaccine. 2004; 22:1700-1708.

Houghton AN. LIGHTing the way for tumor immunity. Nat Immunol. 2004;5: 123-124.

Gold JS, Ferrone CR, Guevara-Patino JA, Hawkins WG, Dyall R, Engelhorn ME, Wolchok JD, Lewis JJ, Houghton AN. A single heteroclitic epitope determines cancer immunity after xenogeneic DNA immunization against a tumor differentiation antigen. J Immunol. 2003;170:5188-5194.

Segal NH, Pavlidis P, Antonescu CR, Maki RG, Noble WS, DeSantis D, Woodruff JM, Lewis JJ, Brennan MF, Houghton AN, Cordon-Cardo C. Classification and subtype prediction of adult soft tissue sarcoma by functional genomics. Am J Pathol. 2003;163:691-700.

Ramirez-Montagut T, Turk MJ, Wolchok JD, Guevara-Patino JA, Houghton AN. Immunity to melanoma: unraveling the relation of tumor immunity and autoimmunity. Oncogene. 2003;22:3180-3187.

Bergman PJ, McKnight J, Novosad A, Charney S, Farrelly J, Craft D, Wulderk M, Jeffers Y, Sadelain M, Hohenhaus AE, Segal N, Gregor P, Engelhorn M, Riviere I, Houghton AN, Wolchok JD. Long-term survival of dogs with advanced malignant melanoma after DNA vaccination with xenogeneic human tyrosinase: a phase I trial. Clin Cancer Res. 2003;9:1284-1290.

Segal NH, Pavlidis P, Noble WS, Antonescu CR, Viale A, Wesley UV, Busam K, Gallardo H, DeSantis D, Brennan MF, Cordon-Cardo C, Wolchok JD, Houghton AN. Classification of clear-cell sarcoma as a subtype of melanoma by genomic profiling. J Clin Oncol. 2003;21:1775-1781.

Schaed SG, Klimek VM, Panageas KS, Musselli CM, Butterworth L, Hwu WJ, Livingston PO, Williams L, Lewis JJ, Houghton AN, Chapman PB. T-cell responses against tyrosinase 368-376(370D) peptide in HLA*A0201+ melanoma patients: randomized trial comparing incomplete Freund’s adjuvant, granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor, and QS-21 as immunological adjuvants. Clin Cancer Res. 2002;8:967-972.

Trcka J, Moroi Y, Clynes RA, Goldberg SM, Bergtold A, Perales MA, Ma M, Ferrone CR, Carroll MC, Ravetch JV, Houghton AN. Redundant and alternative roles for activating Fc receptors and complement in an antibody-dependent model of autoimmune vitiligo. Immunity. 2002;16:861-868.

Houghton AN, Polsky D. Focus on melanoma. Cancer Cell. 2002;275-278.

Wolchok JD, Srinivasan R, Perales MA, Houghton AN, Bowne WB, Blachere NE. Alternative roles for interferon-gamma in the immune response to DNA vaccines encoding related melanosomal antigens. Cancer Immun. 2002;1:9.

Houghton AN, Gold JS, Blachere NE. Immunity against cancer: lessons learned from melanoma. Cur Opin Immunol. 2001;13:134-140.

Castellino F, Boucher PE, Eichelberg K, Mayhew M, Rothman JE, Houghton AN, Germain RN. Receptor-mediated uptake to antigen/heat shock protein complexes results in major histocompatibility complex class I antigen presentation via two distinct processing pathways. J Exp Med. 2000;191:1957-1964.

Dhodapkar MV, Young JW, Chapman PB, Cox WI, Fonteneau JF, Amigorena S, Houghton AN, Steinman RM, Bhardwaj N. Paucity of functional T-cell memory to melanoma antigens in healthy donors and melanoma patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2000;6:4831-4838.

Houghton AN, Scheinberg DA. Monoclonal antibody therapies—a ’constant’ threat to cancer. Nat Med. 2000;6:373-374.

Lewis JJ, Janetzki S, Schaed S, Panageas KS, Wang S, Williams L, Meyers M, Butterworth L, Livingston PO, Chapman PB, Houghton AN. Evaluation of CD8(+) T-cell frequencies by the Elispot assay in healthy individuals and in patients with metastatic melanoma immunized with tyrosinase peptide. Int J Cancer. 2000;87:391-398.

Moroi Y, Mayhew M, Trcka J, Hoe MH, Takechi Y, Hartl FU, Rothman JE, Houghton AN. Induction of cellular immunity by immunization with novel hybrid peptides complexed to heat shock protein 70. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2000;97:3485-3490.

Bowne WB, Srinivasan R, Wolchok JD, Hawkins WG, Blachere NE, Dyall R, Lewis JJ, Houghton AN. Coupling and uncoupling of tumor immunity and autoimmunity. J Exp Med. 1999;190:1717-1722.

Kaminski MC, MacKenzie CR, Mooibroek MJ, Dahms TES, Hirama T, Houghton AN, Chapman PB, Evans SV. The role of homophilic binding in anti-tumor antibody R24 recognition of molecular surfaces. Demonstration of intermolecular beta-sheet interaction between vh domains. J Biol Chem. 1999;274:5597-5604.

Wesley UV, Albino AP, Tiwari S, Houghton AN. A role for depeptidyl peptidase IV in suppressing the malignant phenotype of melanocytic cells. J Exp Med. 1999;190:311-322.

Dyall R, Bowne WB, Weber LW, LeMaoult J, Szabo P, Moroi Y, Piskun G, Lewis JJ, Houghton AN, Nikolic-Zugic J. Heteroclitic immunization induces tumor immunity. J Exp Med. 1998;188:1553-1561.

Turk MJ, Guevara-Patino JA, Rizzuto GA, Engelhorn ME, Houghton AN. Concomitant tumor immunity to a poorly immunogenic melanoma is prevented by regulatory T cells. J Exp Med. 2004;200:771-782.

Houghton AN. Cancer antigens: immune recognition of self and altered self. J Exp Med. 1994;180:1-4.

Weber LW, Bowne W, Wolchok JD, Srinivasan R, Qin J, Moroi Y, Clynes R, Song P, Lewis JJ, Houghton AN. Tumor immunity and autoimmunity induced by immunization with homologous DNA. J Clin Invest. 1998;102:1258-1264.