1. Fu, W., Zhao, M.T., Driver, L.M., Schirmer, A.U., Yin, Q., You, S., Freedland, S.J., DiGiovanni, J., Drewry, D.H., Macias, E. NUAK Family Kinase 2 is a novel therapeutic target for prostate cancer.  Molecular Carcinogenesis. 2022 Mar;61(3):334-345.
  2. Schirmer AU, Driver LM, Zhao MT, Wells CI, Pickett JE, O’Bryne SN, Eduful BJ, Yang X, Howard L, You S, Devi GR, DiGiovanni J, Freedland SJ, Chi JT, Drewry DH, Macias E. Non-canonical role of Hippo tumor suppressor serine/threonine kinase 3 STK3 in prostate cancer. Mol Ther2021 Aug 25;
  3. Dambal S, Alfaqih M, Sanders S, Maravilla E, Ramirez-Torres A, Galvan GC, Reis-Sobreiro M, Rotinen M, Driver LM, Behrove MS, Talisman TJ, Yoon J, You S, Turkson J, Chi JT, Freeman MR, Macias E*, Freedland SJ*. 27-Hydroxycholesterol Impairs Plasma Membrane Lipid Raft Signaling as Evidenced by Inhibition of IL6-JAK-STAT3 Signaling in Prostate Cancer Cells. Mol Cancer Res2020 May;18(5):671-684. *Co-corresponding authors
  4. Allott EH, Macias E, Sanders S, Knudsen BS, Thomas GV, Hursting SD, Freedland SJ. Impact of carbohydrate restriction in the context of obesity on prostate tumor growth in the Hi-Myc transgenic mouse model. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis2017 Jun;20(2):165-171.
  5. Alfaqih MA, Nelson ER, Liu W, Safi R, Jasper JS, Macias E, Geradts J, Thompson JW, Dubois LG, Freeman MR, Chang CY, Chi JT, McDonnell DP, Freedland SJ. CYP27A1 Loss Dysregulates Cholesterol Homeostasis in Prostate Cancer. Cancer Res2017 Apr 1;77(7):1662-1673.
  6. Masko EM, Alfaqih MA, Solomon KR, Barry WT, Newgard CB, Muehlbauer MJ, Valilis NA, Phillips TE, Poulton SH, Freedland AR, Sun S, Dambal SK, Sanders SE, Macias E, Freeman MR, Dewhirst MW, Pizzo SV, Freedland SJ. Evidence for Feedback Regulation Following Cholesterol Lowering Therapy in a Prostate Cancer Xenograft Model. Prostate2017 Apr;77(5):446-457.
  7. Bozeman R, Abel EL, Macias E, Cheng T, Beltran L, DiGiovanni J. A novel mechanism of skin tumor promotion involving interferon-gamma (IFNγ)/signal transducer and activator of transcription-1 (Stat1) signaling. Mol Carcinog2015 Aug;54(8):642-53.
  8. Rao D, Macias E, Carbajal S, Kiguchi K, DiGiovanni J. Constitutive Stat3 activation alters behavior of hair follicle stem and progenitor cell populations. Mol Carcinog2015 Feb;54(2):121-33doi: 10.1002/mc.22080.
  9. Scott-Emuakpor J, Allott E, Johnson SA, Howard LE, Macias E, Freedland SJ, Gurley SB. Angiotensin receptor signaling and prostate tumor growth in mice. Journal of Experimental Therapeutics and Oncology. 2015 January; 11(2):107.
  10. Macias E, Rao D, Carbajal S, Kiguchi K, DiGiovanni J. Stat3 binds to mtDNA and regulates mitochondrial gene expression in keratinocytes. J Invest Dermatol2014 Jul;134(7):1971-1980doi: 10.1038/jid.2014.68.
  11. Sistrunk C, Kim SH, Wang X, Lee SH, Kim Y, Macias E, Rodriguez-Puebla ML. Skp2 deficiency inhibits chemical skin tumorigenesis independent of p27(Kip1) accumulation. Am J Pathol2013 May;182(5):1854-64.
  12. Macias E, Rao D, Digiovanni J. Role of stat3 in skin carcinogenesis: insights gained from relevant mouse models. J Skin Cancer2013;2013:684050.
  13. Sistrunk C, Macias E, Nakayama K, Kim Y, Rodriguez-Puebla ML. Skp2 is necessary for Myc-induced keratinocyte proliferation but dispensable for Myc oncogenic activity in the oral epithelium. Am J Pathol2011 Jun;178(6):2470-7.
  14. Macias E, Jin A, Deisenroth C, Bhat K, Mao H, Lindström MS, Zhang Y. An ARF-independent c-MYC-activated tumor suppression pathway mediated by ribosomal protein-Mdm2 Interaction. Cancer Cell2010 Sep 14;18(3):231-43.
  15. Patil MA, Lee SA, Macias E, Lam ET, Xu C, Jones KD, Ho C, Rodriguez-Puebla M, Chen X. Role of cyclin D1 as a mediator of c-Met- and beta-catenin-induced hepatocarcinogenesis. Cancer Res2009 Jan 1;69(1):253-61.
  16. Macias E, Miliani de Marval PL, De Siervi A, Conti CJ, Senderowicz AM, Rodriguez-Puebla ML. CDK2 activation in mouse epidermis induces keratinocyte proliferation but does not affect skin tumor development. Am J Pathol2008 Aug;173(2):526-35.
  17. Macias E, Miliani de Marval PL, Senderowicz A, Cullen J, Rodriguez-Puebla ML. Expression of CDK4 or CDK2 in mouse oral cavity is retained in adult pituitary with distinct effects on tumorigenesis. Cancer Res2008 Jan 1;68(1):162-71.
  18. Macias E, Kim Y, Miliani de Marval PL, Klein-Szanto A, Rodriguez-Puebla ML. Cdk2 deficiency decreases ras/CDK4-dependent malignant progression, but not myc-induced tumorigenesis. Cancer Res2007 Oct 15;67(20):9713-20.
  19. Chien WM, Rabin S, Macias E, Miliani de Marval PL, Garrison K, Orthel J, Rodriguez-Puebla M, Fero ML. Genetic mosaics reveal both cell-autonomous and cell-nonautonomous function of murine p27Kip1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A2006 Mar 14;103(11):4122-7.
  20. Miliani de Marval PL, Macias E, Rounbehler R, Sicinski P, Kiyokawa H, Johnson DG, Conti CJ, Rodriguez-Puebla ML. Lack of cyclin-dependent kinase 4 inhibits c-myc tumorigenic activities in epithelial tissues. Mol Cell Biol2004 Sep;24(17):7538-47.
  21. Miliani de Marval PL, Macias E, Conti CJ, Rodriguez-Puebla ML. Enhanced malignant tumorigenesis in Cdk4 transgenic mice. Oncogene2004 Mar 11;23(10):1863-73.