Karen M. Bussard, MS, PhD

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233 South 10th Street
BLSB 624
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-4511

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transition to Tumor-Associated Stromal Cells Contributes to Cancer Progression
  2. The Clock Is Ticking: Countdown to Metastases
  3. Tumor-associated stromal cells as key contributors to the tumor microenvironment
  4. Mesenchymal stem/stromal cell-targeted therapies for solid tumors and hematological malignancies
  5. Human Breast Cancer Cells Are Redirected to Mammary Epithelial Cells upon Interaction with the Regenerating Mammary Gland Microenvironment In-Vivo
  6. The influence of metastatic breast cancer on the bone microenvironment
  7. The mammary gland microenvironment directs progenitor cell fate in vivo
  8. Osteoblasts are a major source of inflammatory cytokines in the tumor microenvironment of bone metastatic breast cancer
  9. Immortalized, premalignant epithelial cell populations contain long-lived, label-retaining cells that asymmetrically divide and retain their template DNA
  10. Reprogramming human cancer cells in the mouse mammary gland
  11. Localization of osteoblast inflammatory cytokines MCP-1 and VEGF to the matrix of the trabecula of the femur, a target area for metastatic breast cancer cell colonization
  12. Ex-vivo analysis of the bone microenvironment in bone metastatic breast cancer
  13. The bone microenvironment in metastasis; what is special about bone?
  14. Metastatic breast cancer induces an osteoblast inflammatory response
  15. Kinetics of metastatic breast cancer cell trafficking in bone
  16. Mathematical modeling of material-induced blood plasma coagulation
  17. Procoagulant stimulus processing by the intrinsic pathway of blood plasma coagulation
  18. Effective production of FXIIa and thrombin by model biomaterials
  19. Effective production of FXIIa and thrombin by model biomaterials