Shahriar Islam

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. Alison M, Islam S. Attributes of adult stem cells. J Pathol. 2009;217:144-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The successful treatment of neoplastic disease may well require the specific targeting of neoplastic stem cells, cells that may well have many of the characteristics of their normal counterparts. ..
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    Alison M. Liver stem cells: implications for hepatocarcinogenesis. Stem Cell Rev. 2005;1:253-60 pubmed
  3. Alison M, Islam S, Lim S. Stem cells in liver regeneration, fibrosis and cancer: the good, the bad and the ugly. J Pathol. 2009;217:282-98 pubmed publisher
    ..HCC may have its origins in either hepatocytes or HPCs, and HCCs, like other solid tumours appear to be sustained by a minority population of cancer stem cells. ..
  4. Alison M, Nicholson L, Lin W. Chronic inflammation and hepatocellular carcinoma. Recent Results Cancer Res. 2011;185:135-48 pubmed publisher
    ..HCC may have its origins in either hepatocytes or hepatic progenitor cells (HPCs), and HCCs, like other solid tumours appear to be sustained by a minority population of cancer stem cells. ..
  5. Banerjee A, Bizzaro D, Burra P, Di Liddo R, Pathak S, Arcidiacono D, et al. Umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells modulate dextran sulfate sodium induced acute colitis in immunodeficient mice. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2015;6:79 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover we demonstrated a key function of MMPs and ER stress in the establishment of colitis suggesting them to be potential therapeutic targets in IBD treatment. ..
  6. Alison M, Lebrenne A, Islam S. Stem cells and lung cancer: future therapeutic targets?. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2009;9:1127-41 pubmed publisher
  7. Alison M, Guppy N, Lim S, Nicholson L. Finding cancer stem cells: are aldehyde dehydrogenases fit for purpose?. J Pathol. 2010;222:335-44 pubmed publisher
  8. Alison M, Lim S, Nicholson L. Cancer stem cells: problems for therapy?. J Pathol. 2011;223:147-61 pubmed publisher
  9. Alison M, Lin W, Lim S, Nicholson L. Cancer stem cells: in the line of fire. Cancer Treat Rev. 2012;38:589-98 pubmed publisher

More Information

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  1. Alison M, Lim S, Houghton J. Bone marrow-derived cells and epithelial tumours: more than just an inflammatory relationship. Curr Opin Oncol. 2009;21:77-82 pubmed publisher
    ..There is no doubt that BMDCs are not simply bystanders in the tumour battleground. The mechanisms through which they aid tumour progression are numerous; effective treatments that combat BMDC-tumour cross-talk are surely on the way. ..
  2. Alison M, Islam S, Wright N. Stem cells in cancer: instigators and propagators?. J Cell Sci. 2010;123:2357-68 pubmed publisher
    ..We then outline the attributes of TPCs and review studies in which they have been identified in various cancers. Finally, we discuss the implications of these findings for successful cancer therapies...
  3. Alison M. Cholangiocytes: No Longer Cinderellas to the Hepatic Regenerative Response. Cell Stem Cell. 2017;21:159-160 pubmed publisher
    ..A recent article in Nature by Raven et al. (2017) now shows that blocking hepatocyte replication is essential for the hepatic differentiation of ductular cells after liver damage. ..