Simona Ognjanovic

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of epidermal growth factor in relation to risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: two case-control studies
    Jian Min Yuan
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 4C, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:32. 2013
  2. doi Relation of chemokines to BMI and insulin resistance at ages 18-21
    S Ognjanovic
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 255455, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:420-3. 2013
  3. doi Sarcomas in TP53 germline mutation carriers: a review of the IARC TP53 database
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 118:1387-96. 2012
  4. pmc Analgesic use during pregnancy and risk of infant leukaemia: a Children's Oncology Group study
    S Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 422, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Br J Cancer 104:532-6. 2011
  5. doi Serum CRP and IL-6, genetic variants and risk of colorectal adenoma in a multiethnic population
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1131-8. 2010
  6. pmc Birth characteristics and the risk of childhood rhabdomyosarcoma based on histological subtype
    S Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Br J Cancer 102:227-31. 2010
  7. pmc Maternal health conditions during pregnancy and acute leukemia in children with Down syndrome: A Children's Oncology Group study
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:602-8. 2009
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the cytokine genes and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in low-risk non-Asians of USA
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, MMC 715, 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:758-62. 2009
  9. pmc Trends in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma incidence and survival in the United States, 1975-2005
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 115:4218-26. 2009
  10. ncbi The effects of pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor on the human fetal membranes by microarray analysis
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1187-95. 2003

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of epidermal growth factor in relation to risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: two case-control studies
    Jian Min Yuan
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 4C, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:32. 2013
    ..A polymorphism in the EGF gene (61A > G) results in elevation of EGF in liver tissues and blood. Epidemiological data are sparse on the possible association between EGF genetic polymorphism and HCC risk...
  2. doi Relation of chemokines to BMI and insulin resistance at ages 18-21
    S Ognjanovic
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 255455, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:420-3. 2013
    ..We studied the relation of chemokines to cardiovascular (CV)-risk factors, insulin resistance and adipocytokines in 18-21-year-old individuals...
  3. doi Sarcomas in TP53 germline mutation carriers: a review of the IARC TP53 database
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 118:1387-96. 2012
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  4. pmc Analgesic use during pregnancy and risk of infant leukaemia: a Children's Oncology Group study
    S Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 422, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Br J Cancer 104:532-6. 2011
    ..Infant leukaemia is likely initiated in utero...
  5. doi Serum CRP and IL-6, genetic variants and risk of colorectal adenoma in a multiethnic population
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1131-8. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Birth characteristics and the risk of childhood rhabdomyosarcoma based on histological subtype
    S Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Br J Cancer 102:227-31. 2010
    ..Little is known about risk factors for childhood rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) and the histology-specific details are rare...
  7. pmc Maternal health conditions during pregnancy and acute leukemia in children with Down syndrome: A Children's Oncology Group study
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:602-8. 2009
    ..We examined whether maternal infections and health conditions during pregnancy were associated with acute leukemia in children with DS...
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the cytokine genes and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in low-risk non-Asians of USA
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, MMC 715, 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:758-62. 2009
    ..98, 95% CI = 0.50-7.84, P = 0.08). In contrast to high-risk Chinese, Th1 and Th2 genotypes did not impact in a major way on risk of HCC in USA non-Asians...
  9. pmc Trends in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma incidence and survival in the United States, 1975-2005
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 115:4218-26. 2009
    ..The authors of this report evaluated incidence and survival trends by RMS demographic subgroups to inform future etiologic hypotheses...
  10. ncbi The effects of pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor on the human fetal membranes by microarray analysis
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1187-95. 2003
    ..Our purpose was to show the effects of pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor on the genes that are expressed by the human fetal membranes...
  11. doi Inflammatory markers in a randomised soya intervention among men
    Gertraud Maskarinec
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Br J Nutr 101:1740-4. 2009
    ..No intervention effect of soya foods on markers of inflammation was observed in this small study, but adiposity and early-life soya intake were related to higher leptin and MCP-1 levels...
  12. ncbi NAT2, meat consumption and colorectal cancer incidence: an ecological study among 27 countries
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Suite 407, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1175-82. 2006
    ..These data suggest that, in combination with meat intake, some proportion of the international variability in CRC incidence may be attributable to genetic susceptibility to heterocyclic amines, as determined by NAT2 genotype...
  13. ncbi Detection of cotinine in newborn dried blood spots
    Logan G Spector
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street, Southeast, MMC 715, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1902-5. 2007
    ..These results suggest that DBS analysis may identify infants of women who smoke throughout pregnancy...
  14. pmc Pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor is a secreted cytokine-like protein from the human amniotic epithelium
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:273-82. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor is a secreted cytokine in the human amnion and to study its chemotaxic and antiapoptotic properties...
  15. pmc Expression of FGFR3 and FGFR4 and clinical risk factors associated with progression-free survival in synovial sarcoma
    Bridget Charbonneau
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Hum Pathol 44:1918-26. 2013
    ..While small numbers make this investigation somewhat exploratory, the findings merit future investigation on a larger scale. ..
  16. pmc Low Prevalence of TP53 Mutations and MDM2 Amplifications in Pediatric Rhabdomyosarcoma
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 422, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Sarcoma 2012:492086. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we confirm the extremely low prevalence of TP53 mutations/MDM2 amplifications in pediatric RMS (1.33% and 0%, respectively). The possible inactivation of p53 function by other mechanisms thus remains to be elucidated...
  17. ncbi Pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor, a novel cytokine of human fetal membranes
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii, 1993 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1051-8. 2002
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