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Lenora Loo
Title Assistant Professor (Specialist)
Faculty Rank
Degree PhD
Institution University of Hawaii
Department Epidemiology
Clusters Cancer
701 Ilalo St #238
City Honolulu
State HI
Postal Code 96813
Telephone 808-564-5982
Fax 808-586-2982
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2019The Role of 27-hydroxycholesterol in Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Multiethnic Study1R01CA229815-01A1
2015Obesity and IGF-axis Activation in Native Hawaiian Women with Breast Cancer5R21CA176555-02
2014Obesity and IGF-axis Activation in Native Hawaiian Women with Breast Cancer1R21CA176555-01A1

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1. Shimizu Y, Furuya H, Tamashiro PM, Iino K, Chan OTM, Goodison S, Pagano I, Hokutan K, Peres R, Loo LWM, Hernandez B, Naing A, Chong CDK, Rosser CJ, Kawamori T. Genetic deletion of sphingosine kinase 1 suppresses mouse breast tumor development in an HER2 transgenic model. Carcinogenesis. 2018 Jan 12; 39(1):47-55.
2. Loo LWM, Lemire M, Le Marchand L. In silico pathway analysis and tissue specific cis-eQTL for colorectal cancer GWAS risk variants. BMC Genomics. 2017 05 15; 18(1):381.
3. Maskarinec G, Ju D, Horio D, Loo LW, Hernandez BY. Involution of breast tissue and mammographic density. Breast Cancer Res. 2016 12 15; 18(1):128.
4. Shen Y, Wang Z, Loo LW, Ni Y, Jia W, Fei P, Risch HA, Katsaros D, Yu H. LINC00472 expression is regulated by promoter methylation and associated with disease-free survival in patients with grade 2 breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Dec; 154(3):473-82.
5. Lemire M, Qu C, Loo LWM, Zaidi SHE, Wang H, Berndt SI, Bézieau S, Brenner H, Campbell PT, Chan AT, Chang-Claude J, Du M, Edlund CK, Gallinger S, Haile RW, Harrison TA, Hoffmeister M, Hopper JL, Hou L, Hsu L, Jacobs EJ, Jenkins MA, Jeon J, Küry S, Li L, Lindor NM, Newcomb PA, Potter JD, Rennert G, Rudolph A, Schoen RE, Schumacher FR, Seminara D, Severi G, Slattery ML, White E, Woods MO, Cotterchio M, Marchand LL, Casey G, Gruber SB, Peters U, Hudson TJ. A genome-wide association study for colorectal cancer identifies a risk locus in 14q23.1. Hum Genet. 2015 Nov; 134(11-12):1249-1262.
6. Ni Y, Zhao L, Yu H, Ma X, Bao Y, Rajani C, Loo LW, Shvetsov YB, Yu H, Chen T, Zhang Y, Wang C, Hu C, Su M, Xie G, Zhao A, Jia W, Jia W. Circulating Unsaturated Fatty Acids Delineate the Metabolic Status of Obese Individuals. EBioMedicine. 2015 Oct; 2(10):1513-22.
7. Shen Y, Lee YH, Panneerselvam J, Zhang J, Loo LW, Fei P. Mutated Fanconi anemia pathway in non-Fanconi anemia cancers. Oncotarget. 2015 Aug 21; 6(24):20396-403.
8. Shen Y, Katsaros D, Loo LW, Hernandez BY, Chong C, Canuto EM, Biglia N, Lu L, Risch H, Chu WM, Yu H. Prognostic and predictive values of long non-coding RNA LINC00472 in breast cancer. Oncotarget. 2015 Apr 20; 6(11):8579-92.
9. Loo LW, Fong AY, Cheng I, Le Marchand L. In silico functional pathway annotation of 86 established prostate cancer risk variants. PLoS One. 2015; 10(2):e0117873.
10. Hernandez BY, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Horio D, Chong CD, Loo LW. Differences in IGF-axis protein expression and survival among multiethnic breast cancer patients. Cancer Med. 2015 Mar; 4(3):354-62.
11. Wang H, Burnett T, Kono S, Haiman CA, Iwasaki M, Wilkens LR, Loo LW, Van Den Berg D, Kolonel LN, Henderson BE, Keku TO, Sandler RS, Signorello LB, Blot WJ, Newcomb PA, Pande M, Amos CI, West DW, Bézieau S, Berndt SI, Zanke BW, Hsu L. Trans-ethnic genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer identifies a new susceptibility locus in VTI1A. Nat Commun. 2014 Aug 08; 5:4613.
12. Loo LW, Tiirikainen M, Cheng I, Lum-Jones A, Seifried A, Church JM, Gryfe R, Weisenberger DJ, Lindor NM, Gallinger S, Haile RW, Duggan DJ, Thibodeau SN, Casey G, Le Marchand L. Integrated analysis of genome-wide copy number alterations and gene expression in microsatellite stable, CpG island methylator phenotype-negative colon cancer. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2013 May; 52(5):450-66.
13. Kwee S, Song MA, Cheng I, Loo L, Tiirikainen M. Measurement of circulating cell-free DNA in relation to 18F-fluorocholine PET/CT imaging in chemotherapy-treated advanced prostate cancer. Clin Transl Sci. 2012 Feb; 5(1):65-70.
14. Loo LW, Cheng I, Tiirikainen M, Lum-Jones A, Seifried A, Dunklee LM, Church JM, Gryfe R, Weisenberger DJ, Haile RW, Gallinger S, Duggan DJ, Thibodeau SN, Casey G, Le Marchand L. cis-Expression QTL analysis of established colorectal cancer risk variants in colon tumors and adjacent normal tissue. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e30477.
15. Loo LW, Wang Y, Flynn EM, Lund MJ, Bowles EJ, Buist DS, Liff JM, Flagg EW, Coates RJ, Eley JW, Hsu L, Porter PL. Genome-wide copy number alterations in subtypes of invasive breast cancers in young white and African American women. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 May; 127(1):297-308.
16. Loo LW, Ton C, Wang YW, Grove DI, Bouzek H, Vartanian N, Lin MG, Yuan X, Lawton TL, Daling JR, Malone KE, Li CI, Hsu L, Porter PL. Differential patterns of allelic loss in estrogen receptor-positive infiltrating lobular and ductal breast cancer. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2008 Dec; 47(12):1049-66.
17. Loo LW, Secombe J, Little JT, Carlos LS, Yost C, Cheng PF, Flynn EM, Edgar BA, Eisenman RN. The transcriptional repressor dMnt is a regulator of growth in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Cell Biol. 2005 Aug; 25(16):7078-91.
18. Hsu L, Self SG, Grove D, Randolph T, Wang K, Delrow JJ, Loo L, Porter P. Denoising array-based comparative genomic hybridization data using wavelets. Biostatistics. 2005 Apr; 6(2):211-26.
19. Loo LW, Grove DI, Williams EM, Neal CL, Cousens LA, Schubert EL, Holcomb IN, Massa HF, Glogovac J, Li CI, Malone KE, Daling JR, Delrow JJ, Trask BJ, Hsu L, Porter PL. Array comparative genomic hybridization analysis of genomic alterations in breast cancer subtypes. Cancer Res. 2004 Dec 01; 64(23):8541-9.
20. Pierce SB, Yost C, Britton JS, Loo LW, Flynn EM, Edgar BA, Eisenman RN. dMyc is required for larval growth and endoreplication in Drosophila. Development. 2004 May; 131(10):2317-27.
21. Orian A, van Steensel B, Delrow J, Bussemaker HJ, Li L, Sawado T, Williams E, Loo LW, Cowley SM, Yost C, Pierce S, Edgar BA, Parkhurst SM, Eisenman RN. Genomic binding by the Drosophila Myc, Max, Mad/Mnt transcription factor network. Genes Dev. 2003 May 01; 17(9):1101-14.
22. Brubaker K, Cowley SM, Huang K, Loo L, Yochum GS, Ayer DE, Eisenman RN, Radhakrishnan I. Solution structure of the interacting domains of the Mad-Sin3 complex: implications for recruitment of a chromatin-modifying complex. Cell. 2000 Nov 10; 103(4):655-65.
23. Loo LW, Kanemitsu MY, Lau AF. In vivo association of pp60v-src and the gap-junction protein connexin 43 in v-src-transformed fibroblasts. Mol Carcinog. 1999 Jul; 25(3):187-95.
24. McArthur GA, Laherty CD, Quéva C, Hurlin PJ, Loo L, James L, Grandori C, Gallant P, Shiio Y, Hokanson WC, Bush AC, Cheng PF, Lawrence QA, Pulverer B, Koskinen PJ, Foley KP, Ayer DE, Eisenman RN. The Mad protein family links transcriptional repression to cell differentiation. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1998; 63:423-33.
25. Kanemitsu MY, Loo LW, Simon S, Lau AF, Eckhart W. Tyrosine phosphorylation of connexin 43 by v-Src is mediated by SH2 and SH3 domain interactions. J Biol Chem. 1997 Sep 05; 272(36):22824-31.
26. Lau AF, Kurata WE, Kanemitsu MY, Loo LW, Warn-Cramer BJ, Eckhart W, Lampe PD. Regulation of connexin43 function by activated tyrosine protein kinases. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 1996 Aug; 28(4):359-68.
27. Warn-Cramer BJ, Lampe PD, Kurata WE, Kanemitsu MY, Loo LW, Eckhart W, Lau AF. Characterization of the mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphorylation sites on the connexin-43 gap junction protein. J Biol Chem. 1996 Feb 16; 271(7):3779-86.
28. Loo LW, Berestecky JM, Kanemitsu MY, Lau AF. pp60src-mediated phosphorylation of connexin 43, a gap junction protein. J Biol Chem. 1995 May 26; 270(21):12751-61.

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