Valerie Weaver, PhD

Title(s)Professor, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address513 Parnassus Ave, HSE
San Francisco CA 94143
Phone415-476-3826
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    University of California, San Francisco04/2021Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    A physical sciences approach to investigate the role of exosomes in metastatic progression
    NIH U01CA250044Sep 16, 2021 - Aug 31, 2026
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Tissue mechanics reprograms the tissue to malignancy and metastasis
    NIH R35CA242447Sep 1, 2020 - Aug 31, 2027
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Targeting the Cancer Glycocalyx
    NIH R01CA227942Mar 1, 2019 - Feb 29, 2024
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Reorienting the Glioblastoma Microenvironment to Respond to Immunotherapy
    NIH R01NS109911Feb 1, 2019 - Jan 31, 2024
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Tissue Tension, RANK and Breast Cancer Risk
    NIH R01CA222508Feb 9, 2018 - Jan 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Inside-Out Approaches to Improve Wound Repair by HoxB3
    NIH R21AR069495Jul 15, 2016 - Apr 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    ECM geometrical and mechanical properties modulate RTK signaling
    NIH U01CA202241Sep 22, 2015 - Aug 31, 2021
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    2015 Fibronectin, Integrins & Related Molecules Gordon Research Conference & Gordon Research Seminar
    NIH R13AR068188May 1, 2015 - Apr 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Tension-Stat3-miR-mediated metastasis
    NIH R01CA192914Apr 1, 2015 - Mar 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A biophysical stromal basis for radiation sensitivity in ductal carcinoma in situ
    NIH R01CA174929May 5, 2014 - Feb 29, 2020
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Advanced Methods to Evaluate Extracellular Matrix and Crosslinking in the Tumor M
    NIH R33CA183685May 2, 2014 - Apr 30, 2018
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    2013 Fibronectin, Integrins & Related Molecules GRC/GRS
    NIH R13CA174204Feb 6, 2013 - Jan 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Biophysical and molecular dialogue of glioma cells and the brain microenvironment
    NIH U54CA163155Sep 26, 2011 - Jul 31, 2016
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Role of Fibroblasts, Myeloid Cells and Matrix in PDAC
    NIH U01CA151925Sep 30, 2010 - Aug 31, 2015
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Collagen remodeling and tumor progression
    NIH R01CA138818May 7, 2010 - Feb 29, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Fundamental Mechanobiology of Tumor Progression
    NIH U54CA143836Sep 29, 2009 - Jul 31, 2015
    Role: Co-Investigator
    NFkB, tissue polarity and apoptosis resistance
    NIH R01CA078731Jul 1, 2000 - Jun 30, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    TGF-beta Suppression and Promotion of Mammary Carcinomas
    NIH R01CA085492May 20, 2000 - Feb 28, 2017
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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    1. Mechanobiology: forcing the second act. Mol Biol Cell. 2021 08 19; 32(18):1611-1613. Weaver VM. PMID: 34410838.
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    2. Autophagy in stromal fibroblasts promotes tumor desmoplasia and mammary tumorigenesis. Genes Dev. 2021 Jul 01; 35(13-14):963-975. Rudnick JA, Monkkonen T, Mar FA, Barnes JM, Starobinets H, Goldsmith J, Roy S, Bustamante Eguiguren S, Weaver VM, Debnath J. PMID: 34168038.
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    3. Tissue mechanics in stem cell fate, development, and cancer. Dev Cell. 2021 07 12; 56(13):1833-1847. Hanna RF, Ward TJ, Chow DS, Lagana SM, Moreira RK, Emond JC, Weintraub JL, Prince MR, Hayward MK, Muncie JM, Weaver VM. PMID: 34107299.
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    4. EPH/EPHRIN regulates cellular organization by actomyosin contractility effects on cell contacts. J Cell Biol. 2021 06 07; 220(6). Kindberg AA, Srivastava V, Muncie JM, Weaver VM, Gartner ZJ, Bush JO. PMID: 33798261.
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    5. Adhesion-mediated mechanosignaling forces mitohormesis. Cell Metab. 2021 Jul 06; 33(7):1322-1341.e13. Tharp KM, Higuchi-Sanabria R, Timblin GA, Ford B, Garzon-Coral C, Schneider C, Muncie JM, Stashko C, Daniele JR, Moore AS, Frankino PA, Homentcovschi S, Manoli SS, Shao H, Richards AL, Chen KH, Hoeve JT, Ku GM, Hellerstein M, Nomura DK, Saijo K, Gestwicki J, Dunn AR, Krogan NJ, Swaney DL, Dillin A, Weaver VM. PMID: 34019840.
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    6. Single-cell transcriptome analysis defines heterogeneity of the murine pancreatic ductal tree. Elife. 2021 05 19; 10. Hendley AM, Rao AA, Leonhardt L, Ashe S, Smith JA, Giacometti S, Peng XL, Jiang H, Berrios DI, Pawlak M, Li LY, Lee J, Collisson EA, Anderson MS, Fragiadakis GK, Yeh JJ, Ye CJ, Kim GE, Weaver VM, Hebrok M. PMID: 34009124.
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    7. Matrix compliance permits NF-κB activation to drive therapy resistance in breast cancer. J Exp Med. 2021 05 03; 218(5). Drain AP, Zahir N, Northey JJ, Zhang H, Huang PJ, Maller O, Lakins JN, Yu X, Leight JL, Alston-Mills BP, Hwang ES, Chen YY, Park CC, Weaver VM. PMID: 33822843.
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    8. Improving DCIS diagnosis and predictive outcome by applying artificial intelligence. Biochim Biophys Acta Rev Cancer. 2021 08; 1876(1):188555. Hayward MK, Weaver VM. PMID: 33933557.
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    9. Leveraging microenvironmental synthetic lethalities to treat cancer. J Clin Invest. 2021 03 15; 131(6). Metcalf KJ, Alazzeh A, Werb Z, Weaver VM. PMID: 33720045.
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    10. Membrane Tension Locks In Pluripotency. Cell Stem Cell. 2021 02 04; 28(2):175-176. Muncie JM, Weaver VM. PMID: 33545073.
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    11. Derivation of a nuclear heterogeneity image index to grade DCIS. Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2020; 18:4063-4070. Hayward MK, Louise Jones J, Hall A, King L, Ironside AJ, Nelson AC, Shelley Hwang E, Weaver VM. PMID: 33363702.
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    12. Tumour-associated macrophages drive stromal cell-dependent collagen crosslinking and stiffening to promote breast cancer aggression. Nat Mater. 2021 04; 20(4):548-559. Maller O, Drain AP, Barrett AS, Borgquist S, Ruffell B, Zakharevich I, Pham TT, Gruosso T, Kuasne H, Lakins JN, Acerbi I, Barnes JM, Nemkov T, Chauhan A, Gruenberg J, Nasir A, Bjarnadottir O, Werb Z, Kabos P, Chen YY, Hwang ES, Park M, Coussens LM, Nelson AC, Hansen KC, Weaver VM. PMID: 33257795.
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    13. Proteoglycans as Mediators of Cancer Tissue Mechanics. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2020; 8:569377. Barkovskaya A, Buffone A, Žídek M, Weaver VM. PMID: 33330449.
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    14. Mechanical Tension Promotes Formation of Gastrulation-like Nodes and Patterns Mesoderm Specification in Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Dev Cell. 2020 12 21; 55(6):679-694.e11. Muncie JM, Ayad NME, Lakins JN, Xue X, Fu J, Weaver VM. PMID: 33207224.
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    15. Stiff stroma increases breast cancer risk by inducing the oncogene ZNF217. J Clin Invest. 2020 11 02; 130(11):5721-5737. Northey JJ, Barrett AS, Acerbi I, Hayward MK, Talamantes S, Dean IS, Mouw JK, Ponik SM, Lakins JN, Huang PJ, Wu J, Shi Q, Samson S, Keely PJ, Mukhtar RA, Liphardt JT, Shepherd JA, Hwang ES, Chen YY, Hansen KC, Littlepage LE, Weaver VM. PMID: 32721948.
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    16. Zena Werb (1945-2020): Mourning the loss of a tissue microenvironment icon. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 11 10; 117(45):27759-27760. Weaver VM, Bissell MJ. PMID: 33122428.
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    17. In Memoriam - Zena Werb 1945-2020. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 2020 09; 25(3):179-180. Barcellos-Hoff MH, Weaver VM. PMID: 32997280.
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    18. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma progression is restrained by stromal matrix. J Clin Invest. 2020 09 01; 130(9):4704-4709. Jiang H, Torphy RJ, Steiger K, Hongo H, Ritchie AJ, Kriegsmann M, Horst D, Umetsu SE, Joseph NM, McGregor K, Pishvaian MJ, Blais EM, Lu B, Li M, Hollingsworth M, Stashko C, Volmar K, Yeh JJ, Weaver VM, Wang ZJ, Tempero MA, Weichert W, Collisson EA. PMID: 32749238.
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    19. Targeting acid ceramidase inhibits YAP/TAZ signaling to reduce fibrosis in mice. Sci Transl Med. 2020 08 19; 12(557). Alsamman S, Christenson SA, Yu A, Ayad NME, Mooring MS, Segal JM, Hu JK, Schaub JR, Ho SS, Rao V, Marlow MM, Turner SM, Sedki M, Pantano L, Ghoshal S, Ferreira DDS, Ma HY, Duwaerts CC, Espanol-Suner R, Wei L, Newcomb B, Mileva I, Canals D, Hannun YA, Chung RT, Mattis AN, Fuchs BC, Tager AM, Yimlamai D, Weaver VM, Mullen AC, Sheppard D, Chen JY. PMID: 32817366.
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    20. Fibrosis and cancer: A strained relationship. Biochim Biophys Acta Rev Cancer. 2020 04; 1873(2):188356. Piersma B, Hayward MK, Weaver VM. PMID: 32147542.
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    21. Tension in tumour cells keeps metabolism high. Nature. 2020 02; 578(7796):517-518. Ayad NME, Weaver VM. PMID: 32094916.
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    22. A framework for advancing our understanding of cancer-associated fibroblasts. Nat Rev Cancer. 2020 03; 20(3):174-186. Sahai E, Astsaturov I, Cukierman E, DeNardo DG, Egeblad M, Evans RM, Fearon D, Greten FR, Hingorani SR, Hunter T, Hynes RO, Jain RK, Janowitz T, Jorgensen C, Kimmelman AC, Kolonin MG, Maki RG, Powers RS, Puré E, Ramirez DC, Scherz-Shouval R, Sherman MH, Stewart S, Tlsty TD, Tuveson DA, Watt FM, Weaver V, Weeraratna AT, Werb Z. PMID: 31980749.
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    23. Don't sugarcoat it: How glycocalyx composition influences cancer progression. J Cell Biol. 2020 01 06; 219(1). Buffone A, Weaver VM. PMID: 31874115.
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    24. Patterning the Geometry of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Colonies on Compliant Substrates to Control Tissue-Level Mechanics. J Vis Exp. 2019 09 28; (151). Muncie JM, Falcón-Banchs R, Lakins JN, Sohn LL, Weaver VM. PMID: 31609314.
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    25. Controlled modelling of human epiblast and amnion development using stem cells. Nature. 2019 09; 573(7774):421-425. Zheng Y, Xue X, Shao Y, Wang S, Esfahani SN, Li Z, Muncie JM, Lakins JN, Weaver VM, Gumucio DL, Fu J. PMID: 31511693.
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    26. Wnt4 from the Niche Controls the Mechano-Properties and Quiescent State of Muscle Stem Cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2019 11 07; 25(5):654-665.e4. Eliazer S, Muncie JM, Christensen J, Sun X, D'Urso RS, Weaver VM, Brack AS. PMID: 31495781.
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    27. Tissue mechanics, an important regulator of development and disease. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2019 08 19; 374(1779):20180215. Ayad NME, Kaushik S, Weaver VM. PMID: 31431174.
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    28. The Extracellular Matrix Modulates the Metastatic Journey. Dev Cell. 2019 05 06; 49(3):332-346. Kai F, Drain AP, Weaver VM. PMID: 31063753.
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    29. Spatiotemporal mosaic self-patterning of pluripotent stem cells using CRISPR interference. Elife. 2018 10 09; 7. Libby AR, Joy DA, So PL, Mandegar MA, Muncie JM, Mendoza-Camacho FN, Weaver VM, Conklin BR, McDevitt TC. PMID: 30298816.
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    30. A tension-mediated glycocalyx-integrin feedback loop promotes mesenchymal-like glioblastoma. Nat Cell Biol. 2018 10; 20(10):1203-1214. Barnes JM, Kaushik S, Bainer RO, Sa JK, Woods EC, Kai F, Przybyla L, Lee M, Lee HW, Tung JC, Maller O, Barrett AS, Lu KV, Lakins JN, Hansen KC, Obernier K, Alvarez-Buylla A, Bergers G, Phillips JJ, Nam DH, Bertozzi CR, Weaver VM. PMID: 30202050.
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    31. Modeling Tissue Polarity in Context. J Mol Biol. 2018 09 28; 430(19):3613-3628. Tharp KM, Weaver VM. PMID: 30055167.
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    32. Fibronectin rescues estrogen receptor α from lysosomal degradation in breast cancer cells. J Cell Biol. 2018 08 06; 217(8):2777-2798. Sampayo RG, Toscani AM, Rubashkin MG, Thi K, Masullo LA, Violi IL, Lakins JN, Cáceres A, Hines WC, Coluccio Leskow F, Stefani FD, Chialvo DR, Bissell MJ, Weaver VM, Simian M. PMID: 29980625.
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    33. The Physical and Biochemical Properties of the Extracellular Matrix Regulate Cell Fate. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2018; 130:1-37. Muncie JM, Weaver VM. PMID: 29853174.
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    34. New Horizons in Advocacy Engaged Physical Sciences and Oncology Research. Trends Cancer. 2018 04; 4(4):260-264. Samson S, Northey JJ, Plaks V, Baas C, Dean I, LaBarge MA, Goga A, Van't Veer LJ, Weaver VM. PMID: 29606307.
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    35. Feeling Stress: The Mechanics of Cancer Progression and Aggression. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2018; 6:17. Northcott JM, Dean IS, Mouw JK, Weaver VM. PMID: 29541636.
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    36. Antisecretory Factor-Mediated Inhibition of Cell Volume Dynamics Produces Antitumor Activity in Glioblastoma. Mol Cancer Res. 2018 05; 16(5):777-790. Ilkhanizadeh S, Sabelström H, Miroshnikova YA, Frantz A, Zhu W, Idilli A, Lakins JN, Schmidt C, Quigley DA, Fenster T, Yuan E, Trzeciak JR, Saxena S, Lindberg OR, Mouw JK, Burdick JA, Magnitsky S, Berger MS, Phillips JJ, Arosio D, Sun D, Weaver VM, Weiss WA, Persson AI. PMID: 29431617.
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    37. Discoidin domain receptor 1 (DDR1) ablation promotes tissue fibrosis and hypoxia to induce aggressive basal-like breast cancers. Genes Dev. 2018 02 01; 32(3-4):244-257. Takai K, Drain AP, Lawson DA, Littlepage LE, Karpuj M, Kessenbrock K, Le A, Inoue K, Weaver VM, Werb Z. PMID: 29483153.
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    38. Excess area dependent scaling behavior of nano-sized membrane tethers. Phys Biol. 2018 01 11; 15(2):026002. Ramakrishnan N, Sreeja KK, Roychoudhury A, Eckmann DM, Ayyaswamy PS, Baumgart T, Pucadyil T, Patil S, Weaver VM, Radhakrishnan R. PMID: 29116056.
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    39. A bulky glycocalyx fosters metastasis formation by promoting G1 cell cycle progression. Elife. 2017 12 21; 6. Woods EC, Kai F, Barnes JM, Pedram K, Pickup MW, Hollander MJ, Weaver VM, Bertozzi CR. PMID: 29266001.
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    40. Tissue Force Programs Cell Fate and Tumor Aggression. Cancer Discov. 2017 11; 7(11):1224-1237. Northey JJ, Przybyla L, Weaver VM. PMID: 29038232.
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    41. α5β1-Integrin promotes tension-dependent mammary epithelial cell invasion by engaging the fibronectin synergy site. Mol Biol Cell. 2017 Nov 01; 28(22):2958-2977. Miroshnikova YA, Rozenberg GI, Cassereau L, Pickup M, Mouw JK, Ou G, Templeman KL, Hannachi EI, Gooch KJ, Sarang-Sieminski AL, García AJ, Weaver VM. PMID: 28877984.
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    42. Development of Aggressive Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinomas Depends on Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor Secretion in Carcinoma Cells. Cancer Immunol Res. 2017 09; 5(9):718-729. Pickup MW, Owens P, Gorska AE, Chytil A, Ye F, Shi C, Weaver VM, Kalluri R, Moses HL, Novitskiy SV. PMID: 28775207.
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    43. Lysyl Oxidase-like Protein LOXL2 Promotes Lung Metastasis of Breast Cancer. Cancer Res. 2017 11 01; 77(21):5846-5859. Salvador F, Martin A, López-Menéndez C, Moreno-Bueno G, Santos V, Vázquez-Naharro A, Santamaria PG, Morales S, Dubus PR, Muinelo-Romay L, López-López R, Tung JC, Weaver VM, Portillo F, Cano A. PMID: 28720577.
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    44. Cell and tissue mechanics: the new cell biology frontier. Mol Biol Cell. 2017 07 07; 28(14):1815-1818. Weaver VM. PMID: 28684606.
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    45. Visualizing dynamic microvillar search and stabilization during ligand detection by T cells. Science. 2017 05 12; 356(6338). Cai E, Marchuk K, Beemiller P, Beppler C, Rubashkin MG, Weaver VM, Gérard A, Liu TL, Chen BC, Betzig E, Bartumeus F, Krummel MF. PMID: 28495700.
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    46. Physical and Chemical Gradients in the Tumor Microenvironment Regulate Tumor Cell Invasion, Migration, and Metastasis. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2016; 81:189-205. Oudin MJ, Weaver VM. PMID: 28424337.
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    47. Comprehensive characterization of DNA methylation changes in Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy. PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0175112. Khuc E, Bainer R, Wolf M, Clay SM, Weisenberger DJ, Kemmer J, Weaver VM, Hwang DG, Chan MF. PMID: 28384203.
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    48. Integrin-mediated traction force enhances paxillin molecular associations and adhesion dynamics that increase the invasiveness of tumor cells into a three-dimensional extracellular matrix. Mol Biol Cell. 2017 Jun 01; 28(11):1467-1488. Mekhdjian AH, Kai F, Rubashkin MG, Prahl LS, Przybyla LM, McGregor AL, Bell ES, Barnes JM, DuFort CC, Ou G, Chang AC, Cassereau L, Tan SJ, Pickup MW, Lakins JN, Ye X, Davidson MW, Lammerding J, Odde DJ, Dunn AR, Weaver VM. PMID: 28381423.
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    49. Tissue mechanics regulate brain development, homeostasis and disease. J Cell Sci. 2017 01 01; 130(1):71-82. Barnes JM, Przybyla L, Weaver VM. PMID: 28043968.
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    50. Force-dependent breaching of the basement membrane. Matrix Biol. 2017 01; 57-58:178-189. Chang TT, Thakar D, Weaver VM. PMID: 28025167.
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    51. Targeting the cancer-associated fibroblasts as a treatment in triple-negative breast cancer. Oncotarget. 2016 Dec 13; 7(50):82889-82901. Takai K, Le A, Weaver VM, Werb Z. PMID: 27756881.
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    52. From transformation to metastasis: deconstructing the extracellular matrix in breast cancer. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2016 12; 35(4):655-667. Kaushik S, Pickup MW, Weaver VM. PMID: 27914000.
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    53. Metronomic chemotherapy prevents therapy-induced stromal activation and induction of tumor-initiating cells. J Exp Med. 2016 12 12; 213(13):2967-2988. Chan TS, Hsu CC, Pai VC, Liao WY, Huang SS, Tan KT, Yen CJ, Hsu SC, Chen WY, Shan YS, Li CR, Lee MT, Jiang KY, Chu JM, Lien GS, Weaver VM, Tsai KK. PMID: 27881732.
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    54. Tissue mechanics promote IDH1-dependent HIF1α-tenascin C feedback to regulate glioblastoma aggression. Nat Cell Biol. 2016 Dec; 18(12):1336-1345. Miroshnikova YA, Mouw JK, Barnes JM, Pickup MW, Lakins JN, Kim Y, Lobo K, Persson AI, Reis GF, McKnight TR, Holland EC, Phillips JJ, Weaver VM. PMID: 27820599.
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    55. Cellular adaptation to biomechanical stress across length scales in tissue homeostasis and disease. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2017 07; 67:141-152. Gilbert PM, Weaver VM. PMID: 27641825.
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    56. Tissue Mechanics Orchestrate Wnt-Dependent Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation. Cell Stem Cell. 2016 10 06; 19(4):462-475. Hanna RF, Ward TJ, Chow DS, Lagana SM, Moreira RK, Emond JC, Weintraub JL, Prince MR, Przybyla L, Lakins JN, Weaver VM. PMID: 27452175; PMCID: PMC5336327.
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    57. Visualizing mechanical modulation of nanoscale organization of cell-matrix adhesions. Integr Biol (Camb). 2016 07 11; 8(7):795-804. Ou G, Thakar D, Tung JC, Miroshnikova YA, Dufort CC, Gutierrez E, Groisman A, Weaver VM. PMID: 27334548.
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    58. Mechanical Control of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transitions in Development and Cancer. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2016 10 06; 32:527-554. Przybyla L, Muncie JM, Weaver VM. PMID: 27298087.
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    59. Site-Specific Modulation of Charge Controls the Structure and Stimulus Responsiveness of Intrinsically Disordered Peptide Brushes. Langmuir. 2016 06 14; 32(23):5990-6. Bhagawati M, Rubashkin MG, Lee JP, Ananthanarayanan B, Weaver VM, Kumar S. PMID: 27203736.
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    60. Genotype tunes pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma tissue tension to induce matricellular fibrosis and tumor progression. Nat Med. 2016 05; 22(5):497-505. Laklai H, Miroshnikova YA, Pickup MW, Collisson EA, Kim GE, Barrett AS, Hill RC, Lakins JN, Schlaepfer DD, Mouw JK, LeBleu VS, Roy N, Novitskiy SV, Johansen JS, Poli V, Kalluri R, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Wood LD, Hebrok M, Hansen K, Moses HL, Weaver VM. PMID: 27089513.
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    61. Force Matters: Biomechanical Regulation of Cell Invasion and Migration in Disease. Trends Cell Biol. 2016 07; 26(7):486-497. Kai F, Laklai H, Weaver VM. PMID: 27056543.
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    62. Loss of miR-203 regulates cell shape and matrix adhesion through ROBO1/Rac/FAK in response to stiffness. J Cell Biol. 2016 Mar 14; 212(6):707-19. Le LT, Cazares O, Mouw JK, Chatterjee S, Macias H, Moran A, Ramos J, Keely PJ, Weaver VM, Hinck L. PMID: 26975850.
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    67. Microenvironment rigidity modulates responses to the HER2 receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor lapatinib via YAP and TAZ transcription factors. Mol Biol Cell. 2015 Nov 05; 26(22):3946-53. Lin CH, Pelissier FA, Zhang H, Lakins J, Weaver VM, Park C, LaBarge MA. PMID: 26337386.
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    68. STAT3 Blockade Inhibits Radiation-Induced Malignant Progression in Glioma. Cancer Res. 2015 Oct 15; 75(20):4302-11. Lau J, Ilkhanizadeh S, Wang S, Miroshnikova YA, Salvatierra NA, Wong RA, Schmidt C, Weaver VM, Weiss WA, Persson AI. PMID: 26282165.
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    71. Tumor mechanics and metabolic dysfunction. Free Radic Biol Med. 2015 Feb; 79:269-80. Tung JC, Barnes JM, Desai SR, Sistrunk C, Conklin MW, Schedin P, Eliceiri KW, Keely PJ, Seewaldt VL, Weaver VM. PMID: 25532934.
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    91. Molecular profiling of prostatic acinar morphogenesis identifies PDCD4 and KLF6 as tissue architecture-specific prognostic markers in prostate cancer. Am J Pathol. 2013 Feb; 182(2):363-74. Li CR, Su JJ, Wang WY, Lee MT, Wang TY, Jiang KY, Li CF, Hsu JM, Chen CK, Chen M, Jiang SS, Weaver VM, Tsai KK. PMID: 23219426.
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    92. Scanning angle interference microscopy reveals cell dynamics at the nanoscale. Nat Methods. 2012 Jul 01; 9(8):825-7. Paszek MJ, DuFort CC, Rubashkin MG, Davidson MW, Thorn KS, Liphardt JT, Weaver VM. PMID: 22751201.
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    94. The extracellular matrix: a dynamic niche in cancer progression. J Cell Biol. 2012 Feb 20; 196(4):395-406. Lu P, Weaver VM, Werb Z. PMID: 22351925.
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    96. Extracellular matrix degradation and remodeling in development and disease. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2011 Dec 01; 3(12). Lu P, Takai K, Weaver VM, Werb Z. PMID: 21917992.
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    97. In situ force mapping of mammary gland transformation. Integr Biol (Camb). 2011 Sep; 3(9):910-21. Lopez JI, Kang I, You WK, McDonald DM, Weaver VM. PMID: 21842067.
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    98. Actomyosin-mediated cellular tension drives increased tissue stiffness and β-catenin activation to induce epidermal hyperplasia and tumor growth. Cancer Cell. 2011 Jun 14; 19(6):776-91. Samuel MS, Lopez JI, McGhee EJ, Croft DR, Strachan D, Timpson P, Munro J, Schröder E, Zhou J, Brunton VG, Barker N, Clevers H, Sansom OJ, Anderson KI, Weaver VM, Olson MF. PMID: 21665151.
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    99. Valerie Weaver: overcoming cancer's stiff resistance. Interview by Caitlin Sedwick. J Cell Biol. 2011 May 30; 193(5):802-3. Weaver V. PMID: 21624950.
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    101. Tumor microenvironment and progression. J Surg Oncol. 2011 May 01; 103(6):468-74. Dvorak HF, Weaver VM, Tlsty TD, Bergers G. PMID: 21480238.
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    102. Engineering strategies to recapitulate epithelial morphogenesis within synthetic three-dimensional extracellular matrix with tunable mechanical properties. Phys Biol. 2011 Apr; 8(2):026013. Miroshnikova YA, Jorgens DM, Spirio L, Auer M, Sarang-Sieminski AL, Weaver VM. PMID: 21441648.
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    103. The extracellular matrix at a glance. J Cell Sci. 2010 Dec 15; 123(Pt 24):4195-200. Frantz C, Stewart KM, Weaver VM. PMID: 21123617.
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    104. Effect of substrate stiffness and PDGF on the behavior of vascular smooth muscle cells: implications for atherosclerosis. J Cell Physiol. 2010 Oct; 225(1):115-22. Brown XQ, Bartolak-Suki E, Williams C, Walker ML, Weaver VM, Wong JY. PMID: 20648629.
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    105. Forcing form and function: biomechanical regulation of tumor evolution. Trends Cell Biol. 2011 Jan; 21(1):47-56. Yu H, Mouw JK, Weaver VM. PMID: 20870407.
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    106. Dynamic interplay between the collagen scaffold and tumor evolution. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2010 Oct; 22(5):697-706. Egeblad M, Rasch MG, Weaver VM. PMID: 20822891.
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    107. SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling enzyme ATPases promote cell proliferation in normal mammary epithelial cells. J Cell Physiol. 2010 Jun; 223(3):667-78. Cohet N, Stewart KM, Mudhasani R, Asirvatham AJ, Mallappa C, Imbalzano KM, Weaver VM, Imbalzano AN, Nickerson JA. PMID: 20333683.
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    108. HOXA9 regulates BRCA1 expression to modulate human breast tumor phenotype. J Clin Invest. 2010 May; 120(5):1535-50. Gilbert PM, Mouw JK, Unger MA, Lakins JN, Gbegnon MK, Clemmer VB, Benezra M, Licht JD, Boudreau NJ, Tsai KK, Welm AL, Feldman MD, Weber BL, Weaver VM. PMID: 20389018.
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    109. Biophysics. Enforcing order on signaling. Science. 2010 Mar 12; 327(5971):1335-6. Paszek M, Weaver V. PMID: 20223974.
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    110. Integrin clustering is driven by mechanical resistance from the glycocalyx and the substrate. PLoS Comput Biol. 2009 Dec; 5(12):e1000604. Paszek MJ, Boettiger D, Weaver VM, Hammer DA. PMID: 20011123.
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    112. Mechanics, malignancy, and metastasis: the force journey of a tumor cell. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2009 Jun; 28(1-2):113-27. Kumar S, Weaver VM. PMID: 19153673.
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    113. Filamin A-beta1 integrin complex tunes epithelial cell response to matrix tension. Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Jul; 20(14):3224-38. Gehler S, Baldassarre M, Lad Y, Leight JL, Wozniak MA, Riching KM, Eliceiri KW, Weaver VM, Calderwood DA, Keely PJ. PMID: 19458194.
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    114. The tissue diagnostic instrument. Rev Sci Instrum. 2009 May; 80(5):054303. Hansma P, Yu H, Schultz D, Rodriguez A, Yurtsev EA, Orr J, Tang S, Miller J, Wallace J, Zok F, Li C, Souza R, Proctor A, Brimer D, Nogues-Solan X, Mellbovsky L, Peña MJ, Diez-Ferrer O, Mathews P, Randall C, Kuo A, Chen C, Peters M, Kohn D, Buckley J, Li X, Pruitt L, Diez-Perez A, Alliston T, Weaver V, Lotz J. PMID: 19485522.
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    116. CpG island tumor suppressor promoter methylation in non-BRCA-associated early mammary carcinogenesis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Mar; 18(3):901-14. Vasilatos SN, Broadwater G, Barry WT, Baker JC, Lem S, Dietze EC, Bean GR, Bryson AD, Pilie PG, Goldenberg V, Skaar D, Paisie C, Torres-Hernandez A, Grant TL, Wilke LG, Ibarra-Drendall C, Ostrander JH, D'Amato NC, Zalles C, Jirtle R, Weaver VM, Seewaldt VL. PMID: 19258476.
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    117. A tense situation: forcing tumour progression. Nat Rev Cancer. 2009 Feb; 9(2):108-22. Butcher DT, Alliston T, Weaver VM. PMID: 19165226.
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    118. Biomechanical regulation of cell orientation and fate. Oncogene. 2008 Nov 24; 27(55):6981-93. Lopez JI, Mouw JK, Weaver VM. PMID: 19029939.
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    119. Three-dimensional context regulation of metastasis. Clin Exp Metastasis. 2009; 26(1):35-49. Erler JT, Weaver VM. PMID: 18814043.
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    120. A human breast cell model of preinvasive to invasive transition. Cancer Res. 2008 Mar 01; 68(5):1378-87. Hanna RF, Ward TJ, Chow DS, Lagana SM, Moreira RK, Emond JC, Weintraub JL, Prince MR, Rizki A, Weaver VM, Lee SY, Rozenberg GI, Chin K, Myers CA, Bascom JL, Mott JD, Semeiks JR, Grate LR, Mian IS, Borowsky AD, Jensen RA, Idowu MO, Chen F, Chen DJ, Petersen OW, Gray JW, Bissell MJ. PMID: 18316601.
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    121. Rac-dependent cyclin D1 gene expression regulated by cadherin- and integrin-mediated adhesion. J Cell Sci. 2008 Jan 15; 121(Pt 2):226-33. Fournier AK, Campbell LE, Castagnino P, Liu WF, Chung BM, Weaver VM, Chen CS, Assoian RK. PMID: 18187454.
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    122. Modeling morphogenesis and oncogenesis in three-dimensional breast epithelial cultures. Annu Rev Pathol. 2008; 3:313-39. Hebner C, Weaver VM, Debnath J. PMID: 18039125.
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    124. alpha6beta4 integrin activates Rac-dependent p21-activated kinase 1 to drive NF-kappaB-dependent resistance to apoptosis in 3D mammary acini. J Cell Sci. 2007 Oct 15; 120(Pt 20):3700-12. Friedland JC, Lakins JN, Kazanietz MG, Chernoff J, Boettiger D, Weaver VM. PMID: 17911169.
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    125. G'rab'bing the microenvironment for invasion. Dev Cell. 2007 Oct; 13(4):462-3. Weaver V, Werb Z. PMID: 17925222.
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    128. The ultrastructure of MCF-10A acini. J Cell Physiol. 2006 Jul; 208(1):141-8. Underwood JM, Imbalzano KM, Weaver VM, Fischer AH, Imbalzano AN, Nickerson JA. PMID: 16607610.
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    129. Forcing the third dimension. Cell. 2006 May 05; 125(3):429-31. Boudreau N, Weaver V. PMID: 16678088.
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    130. Analysis of protein expression during oxidative stress in breast epithelial cells using a stable isotope labeled proteome internal standard. J Proteome Res. 2005 Nov-Dec; 4(6):2007-14. Yan Y, Weaver VM, Blair IA. PMID: 16335945.
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    136. Watch thy neighbor: cancer is a communal affair. J Cell Sci. 2004 Mar 15; 117(Pt 8):1287-90. Weaver VM, Gilbert P. PMID: 15020668.
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    137. Death in the third dimension: apoptosis regulation and tissue architecture. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2004 Feb; 14(1):71-80. Zahir N, Weaver VM. PMID: 15108808.
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    138. Autocrine laminin-5 ligates alpha6beta4 integrin and activates RAC and NFkappaB to mediate anchorage-independent survival of mammary tumors. J Cell Biol. 2003 Dec 22; 163(6):1397-407. Zahir N, Lakins JN, Russell A, Ming W, Chatterjee C, Rozenberg GI, Marinkovich MP, Weaver VM. PMID: 14691145.
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    139. Alpha 6 beta 4 integrin regulates keratinocyte chemotaxis through differential GTPase activation and antagonism of alpha 3 beta 1 integrin. J Cell Sci. 2003 Sep 01; 116(Pt 17):3543-56. Russell AJ, Fincher EF, Millman L, Smith R, Vela V, Waterman EA, Dey CN, Guide S, Weaver VM, Marinkovich MP. PMID: 12865436.
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    140. The tissue microenvironment as an epigenetic tumor modifier. Methods Mol Biol. 2003; 223:315-47. Unger M, Weaver VM. PMID: 12777739.
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    141. The organizing principle: microenvironmental influences in the normal and malignant breast. Differentiation. 2002 Dec; 70(9-10):537-46. Bissell MJ, Radisky DC, Rizki A, Weaver VM, Petersen OW. PMID: 12492495.
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    142. beta4 integrin-dependent formation of polarized three-dimensional architecture confers resistance to apoptosis in normal and malignant mammary epithelium. Cancer Cell. 2002 Sep; 2(3):205-16. Weaver VM, Lelièvre S, Lakins JN, Chrenek MA, Jones JC, Giancotti F, Werb Z, Bissell MJ. PMID: 12242153.
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    143. Membrane-associated MMP regulators: novel cell adhesion tumor suppressor proteins? Dev Cell. 2002 Jan; 2(1):6-7. Weaver VM. PMID: 11782309.
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    144. Tumour-stromal interactions. Integrins and cell adhesions as modulators of mammary cell survival and transformation. Breast Cancer Res. 2001; 3(4):224-9. Chrenek MA, Wong P, Weaver VM. PMID: 11434873.
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    145. Lack of specificity of trans,trans-muconic acid as a benzene biomarker after ingestion of sorbic acid-preserved foods. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2000 Jul; 9(7):749-55. Weaver VM, Buckley T, Groopman JD. PMID: 10919747.
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    146. E7-transduced human breast epithelial cells show partial differentiation in three-dimensional culture. Cancer Res. 1999 Dec 15; 59(24):6042-5. Spancake KM, Anderson CB, Weaver VM, Matsunami N, Bissell MJ, White RL. PMID: 10626787.
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    147. Constitutive expression of Heregulin induces apoptosis in an erbB-2 overexpressing breast cancer cell line SKBr-3. Int J Oncol. 1999 Nov; 15(5):883-92. Guerra-Vladusic FK, Scott G, Weaver V, Vladusic EA, Tsai MS, Benz CC, Lupu R. PMID: 10536169.
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    148. Functional culture models to study mechanisms governing apoptosis in normal and malignant mammary epithelial cells. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 1999 Apr; 4(2):193-201. Weaver VM, Bissell MJ. PMID: 10426398.
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    149. Tissue structure, nuclear organization, and gene expression in normal and malignant breast. Cancer Res. 1999 Apr 01; 59(7 Suppl):1757-1763s; discussion 1763s-1764s. Bissell MJ, Weaver VM, Lelièvre SA, Wang F, Petersen OW, Schmeichel KL. PMID: 10197593.
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    150. Tissue phenotype depends on reciprocal interactions between the extracellular matrix and the structural organization of the nucleus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Dec 08; 95(25):14711-6. Lelièvre SA, Weaver VM, Nickerson JA, Larabell CA, Bhaumik A, Petersen OW, Bissell MJ. PMID: 9843954.
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    151. Reciprocal interactions between beta1-integrin and epidermal growth factor receptor in three-dimensional basement membrane breast cultures: a different perspective in epithelial biology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Dec 08; 95(25):14821-6. Wang F, Weaver VM, Petersen OW, Larabell CA, Dedhar S, Briand P, Lupu R, Bissell MJ. PMID: 9843973.
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    152. Structural cues from the tissue microenvironment are essential determinants of the human mammary epithelial cell phenotype. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 1998 Apr; 3(2):201-13. Schmeichel KL, Weaver VM, Bissell MJ. PMID: 10819528.
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    153. Differentiation and cancer in the mammary gland: shedding light on an old dichotomy. Adv Cancer Res. 1998; 75:135-61. Petersen OW, Rønnov-Jessen L, Weaver VM, Bissell MJ. PMID: 9709809.
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    154. Reversion of the malignant phenotype of human breast cells in three-dimensional culture and in vivo by integrin blocking antibodies. J Cell Biol. 1997 Apr 07; 137(1):231-45. Weaver VM, Petersen OW, Wang F, Larabell CA, Briand P, Damsky C, Bissell MJ. PMID: 9105051.
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    155. Extracellular matrix: the central regulator of cell and tissue homeostasis. Trends Cell Biol. 1997 Jan; 7(1):40-2. Weaver VM, Roskelley CD. PMID: 17708898.
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    156. The importance of the microenvironment in breast cancer progression: recapitulation of mammary tumorigenesis using a unique human mammary epithelial cell model and a three-dimensional culture assay. Biochem Cell Biol. 1996; 74(6):833-51. Weaver VM, Fischer AH, Peterson OW, Bissell MJ. PMID: 9164652.
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    157. Extracellular matrix signaling from the cellular membrane skeleton to the nuclear skeleton: a model of gene regulation. Recent Prog Horm Res. 1996; 51:417-32. Lelièvre S, Weaver VM, Bissell MJ. PMID: 8701089.
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    158. Degradation of nuclear matrix and DNA cleavage in apoptotic thymocytes. J Cell Sci. 1996 Jan; 109 ( Pt 1):45-56. Weaver VM, Carson CE, Walker PR, Chaly N, Lach B, Raymond Y, Brown DL, Sikorska M. PMID: 8834789.
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    159. The development of a functionally relevant cell culture model of progressive human breast cancer. Semin Cancer Biol. 1995 Jun; 6(3):175-84. Weaver VM, Howlett AR, Langton-Webster B, Petersen OW, Bissell MJ. PMID: 7495986.
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    160. Role of proteolysis in apoptosis: involvement of serine proteases in internucleosomal DNA fragmentation in immature thymocytes. Biochem Cell Biol. 1993 Sep-Oct; 71(9-10):488-500. Weaver VM, Lach B, Walker PR, Sikorska M. PMID: 8192901.
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