Vol 5, No 1 (January 2017): Annals of Translational Medicine (Focus on “MET as Actionable Target in Cancer Therapy”)

Preface on MET as Actionable Target in Cancer Therapy

Special issue: “MET as actionable target in cancer therapy”
Patrick C. Ma

Review Article on MET as Actionable Target in Cancer Therapy

MET exon 14 juxtamembrane splicing mutations: clinical and therapeutical perspectives for cancer therapy
Sara Pilotto, Anastasios Gkountakos, Luisa Carbognin, Aldo Scarpa, Giampaolo Tortora, Emilio Bria
Effective implementation of novel MET pharmacodynamic assays in translational studies
Apurva K. Srivastava, Tony Navas, William G. Herrick, Melinda G. Hollingshead, Donald P. Bottaro, James H. Doroshow, Ralph E. Parchment
MET/HGF pathway activation as a paradigm of resistance to targeted therapies
Brian Ko, Tianfang He, Shirish Gadgeel, Balazs Halmos
MET: roles in epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cancer stemness
Hye-Min Jeon, Jeongwu Lee

Column in Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory monitoring of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs)—The perfect storm?
Giuseppe Lippi, Emmanuel J. Favaloro


Has the time come to abandon chloride-rich resuscitation fluids?
Michael Heung, Lenar Yessayan
Another look at CHG bathing in a surgical intensive care unit
Kyle J. Popovich
Chlorhexidine gluconate use to prevent hospital acquired infections—a useful tool, not a panacea
Elizabeth Wenqian Wang, A. Joseph Layon
Sonographic evaluation of the diaphragm morphology and function in the critically ill
Kavi Haji, Alistair Royse
IL-6 and type 1 diabetes mellitus: T cell responses and increase in IL-6 receptor surface expression
Karina Braga Gomes
Automated early warning system for septic shock: the new way to achieve intensive care unit quality improvement?
Fábio Ferreira Amorim, Alfredo Nicodemos Cruz Santana
Nanodiamonds and nanoparticles as tumor cell radiosensitizers—promising results but an obscure mechanism of action
Martin Falk
Left ventricle-mitral valve ring size mismatch: understanding the limitations of mitral valve repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation
Christos G. Mihos, Evin Yucel, Orlando Santana
Contemporary issues in endoscopic resection for esophageal squamous cell cancer
Emmanuel Gabriel, Steven N. Hochwald
miR-21 alters circulating Treg function in vascular disease—hope for restoring immunoregulatory responses in atherosclerosis?
Emer E. Hackett, Frederick J. Sheedy
Vascular changes and perifascicular muscle fiber damage in dermatomyositis: another question of the chicken or the egg that is on our mind
Boel De Paepe
A novel role of exosomes in the vaccination approach
Pradip B. Devhare, Ratna B. Ray


Exercising recommendations for paroxysmal AF in young and middle-aged athletes (PAFIYAMA) syndrome
Carme Perez-Quilis, Giuseppe Lippi, Gianfranco Cervellin, Herbert Löllgen, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar


Narcolepsy and influenza vaccination-induced autoimmunity
S. Sohail Ahmed, Lawrence Steinman