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Prostate-derived circulating microRNAs add prognostic value to prostate cancer risk calculators.

Zenner ML, Kirkpatrick B, Leonardo TR, Schlicht MJ, Saldana AC, Loitz C, Valyi-Nagy K, Maienschein-Cline M, Gann PH, Abern M, Nonn L.

bioRxiv. 2023 May 12:2023.05.10.540236. doi: 10.1101/2023.05.10.540236. Preprint. PMID: 3721487

African American Prostate Cancer Displays Quantitatively Distinct Vitamin D Receptor Cistrome-transcriptome Relationships Regulated by BAZ1A.

Siddappa M, Hussain S, Wani SA, White J, Tang H, Gray JS, Jafari H, Wu HC, Long MD, Elhussin I, Karanam B, Wang H, Morgan R, Hardiman G, Adelani IB, Rotimi SO, Murphy AR, Nonn L, Davis MB, Kittles RA, Hughes Halbert C, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Yates C, Campbell MJ.

Cancer Res Commun. 2023 Apr 18;3(4):621-639. doi: 10.1158/2767-9764.CRC-22-0389. eCollection 2023 Apr.

PMID: 37082578

Regulation of Prostate Androgens by Megalin and 25-hydroxyvitamin D Status: Mechanism for High Prostate Androgens in African American Men.

Garcia J, Krieger KD, Loitz C, Perez LM, Richards ZA, Helou Y, Kregel S, Celada S, Mesaros CA, Bosland M, Gann PH, Willnow TE, Vander Griend D, Kittles R, Prins GS, Penning T, Nonn L. 

Cancer Res Commun. 2023 Mar 3;3(3):371-382. doi: 10.1158/2767-9764.CRC-22-0362. eCollection 2023 Mar.

PMID: 36875158

Harnessing the Utility of Ex Vivo Patient Prostate Tissue Slice Cultures 

Perez L and Nonn L.

Front Oncol. 2022 Mar 31;12:864723. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2022.864723. eCollection 2022.

PMID: 35433436 

Single-cell RNA-Seq identifies factors necessary for the regenerative phenotype of prostate luminal epithelial progenitors.

Moline DC, Zenner ML, Burr A, Vellky JE, Nonn L, Vander Griend DJ.

Am J Clin Exp Urol. 2022 Dec 25;10(6):425-439. eCollection 2022.

PMID: 36636696

Advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) are lower in prostate tumor tissue and inversely related to proportion of West African ancestry.

Zenner ML, Helou YB, Deaton RJ, Sverdlov M, Wang H, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Macias V, Voisine C, Murray M, Abdulkadir SA, Murphy AB, Nonn L.

Prostate. 82(3):306-313, 2021. 

PMID: 34855273

Keratin Profiling by Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing Identifies Human Prostate Stem Cell Lineage Hierarchy and Cancer Stem-Like Cells.

Hu WY, Hu DP, Xie L, Nonn L, Lu R, Abern M, Shioda T, Prins GS.

Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Jul 28;22(15):8109. doi: 10.3390/ijms22158109.

PMID: 34360875

Vitamin D sufficiency enhances differentiation of patient-derived prostate epithelial organoids.

McCray T, Pacheco JV, Loitz CC, Garcia J, Baumann B, Schlicht MJ, Valyi-Nagy K, Abern MR, Nonn L.

iScience. 24(1):101974 2021

PMID: 33458620

Oncogenic and tumor-suppressive microRNAs in prostate cancer.

Zenner ML, Baumann B, Nonn L.

Curr Opin Endocr Metab Res. 10:50-59, 2020

PMID: 3304316

Vitamin D regulates prostate cell metabolism via genomic and non-genomic mitochondrial redox-dependent mechanisms.

Blajszczak CC, Nonn L.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol.. Epub 2019 Sep 28.

PMID: 31574299

Single-cell RNA-Seq analysis identifies a putative epithelial stem cell population in human primary prostate cells in monolayer and organoid culture conditions.

McCray T, Moline D, Baumann B, Vander Griend DJ, Nonn L.

Am J Clin Exp Urol. 7(3):123-138, 2019

PMID: 31317052 

High levels of PIWI-interacting RNAs are present in the small RNA landscape of prostate epithelium from vitamin D clinical trial specimens.

Baumann B, Lugli G, Gao S, Zenner M, Nonn L. 

Prostate, 79(8):840-855, 2019. 

PMID: 30905091

Genetic ancestry analysis reveals misclassification of commonly used cancer cell lines.

Hooker SE, Woods-Burnham L, Bathina M, Lloyd SM, Gorjala P, Mitra R, Nonn L, Kimbro KS, Kittles R.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. [Epub ahead of print], 2019

PMID: 30787054

Prostate Stroma Increases the Viability and Maintains the Branching Phenotype of Human Prostate Organoids.

Richards Z*, McCray T*, Marsili J, Zenner ML, Manlucu JT, Garcia J, Murray M., Voisine CM, Murphy AB, Abdulkadir SA, Prins GS, Nonn L

iScience, 12:304-317, 2019

PMID: 30735898

Association of High miR-182 Levels with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer.

Baumann B, Acosta AM, Richards Z, Deaton R, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Gann P, Nonn L

Am J Path,[Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30703341

Handling and Assessment of Human Primary Prostate Organoid Culture.

McCray TM, Richards Z, Marsili J, Prins GS, Nonn L

J Vis Exp, Jan 17;(143), 2019

PMID: 30735176

GPX1 Localizes to the Nucleus in Prostate Epithelium and its Levels are not Associated with Prostate Cancer Recurrence.

Ekoue DN, Ansong E, Hong LK, Nonn L, Macias V, Deaton R, Rupnow R, Gann PH, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Diamond AM.

Antioxidants, Nov 18;7(11), 2018.

PMID: 30453672

Cell-type specific expression of oncogenic and tumor suppressive microRNAs in the human prostate and prostate cancer.

Kumar B, Rosenberg AZ, Choi SM, Fox-Talbot K, De Marzo AM, Nonn L, Brennen WN, Marchionni L, Halushka MK, Lupold SE.

Sci Rep, May 8;8(1):7189, 2018. 

PMID: 29739972 

Correlations of SELENOF and SELENOP genotypes with serum selenium levels and prostate cancer.

Ekoue DN, Ansong E, Liu L, Macias V, Deaton R, Lacher C, Picklo M, Nonn L, Gann PH, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Prins GS, Freeman VL, Diamond AM.

Prostate, Mar;78(4):279-288, 2018

PMID: 29314169 

Organoids model distinct Vitamin E effects at different stages of prostate cancer evolution.

Njoroge RN, Unno K, Zhao JC, Naseem AF, Anker JF, McGee WA, Nonn L, Abdulkadir SA.

Sci Rep, Nov 24;7(1):16285, 2017

PMID: 29176677 

The miR-183 family cluster contains a secondary transcription site and induces oncomiR-like changes in zinc and prostate growth. 

Damba S, Baumann B, McCray T, Williams L, Richards Z, Prins G, Nonn L

Sci Rep, 7(1):7704, 2017. 

PMCID: PMC5550464

Isolation and functional interrogation of adult human prostate epithelial stem cells at single cell resolution.

Hu WY, Hu DP, Xie L, Li Y, Majumdar S, Nonn L, Hu H, Shioda T, Prins GS.

Stem Cell Res. 23:1-12, 2017

PMID: 28651114

Modeling African American prostate adenocarcinoma by inducing defined genetic alterations in organoids.

Unno K, Roh M, Yoo YA, Al-Shraideh Y, Wang L, Nonn L, Abdulkadir SA.

Oncotarget. 2017 Apr 19. Epub ahead of print

PMID: 28472770

Prostatic Compensation of the Vitamin D Axis in African American men. 

Richards Z, Batai K, Farhat R, Makowski A, Gann PH, Kittles R, Nonn L.  

JCI Insight, 2(2):e91054, 2017. 

PMID: 28138564

microRNAs and DICER1 are regulated by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in prostate stroma.

Dambal S, Giangreco AA, Acosta AM, Fairchild A, Richards Z, Deaton R, Wagner D, Vieth R, Gann PH, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Van der Kwast T, Nonn L.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2017  [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 28089917

miR-182, of the miR-183 cluster family, is packaged in exosomes and is detected in human exosomes from serum, breast cells and prostate cells.

Mihelich BL, Dambal S, Lin S, Nonn L.

Oncol Lett. 2016 Aug;12(2):1197-1203.

PMID: 27446418

 Vitamin D and Immune Response: Implications for Prostate Cancer in African Americans.

Batai K, Murphy AB, Nonn L, Kittles RA.

Front Immunol. 2016 Feb 22;7:53. 

PMID: 26941739

Laser-capture Microdissection of Human Prostatic Epithelium for RNA Analysis.

Lugli G, Kataria Y, Richards Z, Ma J, Gann P, Zhou XF and Nonn L.

J Vis Exp. 2015 Nov 26;(105).

A Phase II Randomized Trial of Lycopene-Rich Tomato Extract Among Men with High-Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia.

Gann PH, Deaton RJ, Rueter EE, van Breemen RB, Nonn L, Macias V, Han M, Ananthanarayanan V.

Nutr Cancer. 2015;67(7):1104-12.

The microRNA-183 cluster: the family that plays together stays together.

Dambal S, Shah M, Mihelich BL, Nonn L

Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Sep 3;43(15):7173-88.

Elevated Serum MicroRNA Levels Associate with Absence of High-Grade Prostate Cancer in a Retrospective Cohort.

Mihelich BL, Maranville JC, Nolley R, Peehl DM, Nonn L.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 14;10(4):e0124245. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124245. eCollection 2015

Differential expression and regulation of vitamin D hydroxylases and inflammatory genes in prostate stroma and epithelium by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in men with prostate cancer and an in vitro model.

Giangreco AA, Dambal S, Wagner D, Van der Kwast T, Vieth R, Prins GS, Nonn L.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2014 Oct 8. pii: S0960-0760(14)00237-4. 

Inhibition of CHOP accentuates the apoptotic effect of α-mangostin from the mangosteen fruit (Garcinia mangostana) in 22Rv1 prostate cancer cells.

Li G, Petiwala SM, Nonn L, Johnson JJ.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2014 Sep 26. pii: S0006-291X(14)01670-2.

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) extract modulates CHOP/GADD153 to promote androgen receptor degradation and decreases xenograft tumor growth.

Petiwala SM, Berhe S, Li G, Puthenveetil AG, Rahman O, Nonn L, Johnson JJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 5;9(3):e89772. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089772. eCollection 2014

Selective modulation of endoplasmic reticulum stress markers in prostate cancer cells by a standardized mangosteen fruit extract.

Li G, Petiwala SM, Pierce DR, Nonn L, Johnson JJ.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 18;8(12):e81572. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081572. eCollection 2013.

Tumor suppressor microRNAs, miR-100 and -125b, are regulated by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in primary prostate cells and in patient tissue.

Giangreco AA, Vaishnav A, Wagner D, Finelli A, Fleshner N, Van der Kwast T, Vieth R, Nonn L.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2013 May;6(5):483-94. 

 Effects of lycopene on protein expression in human primary prostatic epithelial cells.

Qiu X, Yuan Y, Vaishnav A, Tessel MA, Nonn L, van Breemen RB.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2013 May;6(5):419-27. 

 Randomized clinical trial of vitamin D3 doses on prostatic vitamin D metabolite levels and ki67 labeling in prostate cancer patients.

Wagner D, Trudel D, Van der Kwast T, Nonn L, Giangreco AA, Li D, Dias A, Cardoza M, Laszlo S, Hersey K, Klotz L, Finelli A, Fleshner N, Vieth R.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Apr;98(4):1498-507. 

 The sum of many small changes: microRNAs are specifically and potentially globally altered by vitamin D3 metabolites.

Giangreco AA, Nonn L.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2013. 136:86-93. Review. 

 miR-183-96-182 cluster is overexpressed in prostate tissue and regulates zinc homeostasis in prostate cells.

Mihelich BL, Khramtsova EA, Arva N, Vaishnav A, Johnson DN, Giangreco AA, Martens-Uzunova E, Bagasra O, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Nonn L.

J Biol Chem. 2011. 286(52):44503-11.

Gene expression patterns in the human breast after pregnancy.

Asztalos S, Gann PH, Hayes MK, Nonn L, Beam CA, Dai Y, Wiley EL, Tonetti DA.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2010. 3(3):301-11.

mRNA and micro-RNA expression analysis in laser-capture microdissected prostate biopsies: valuable tool for risk assessment and prevention trials.

Nonn L, Vaishnav A, Gallagher L, Gann PH.

Exp Mol Pathol. 2010. 88(1):45-51.

Evidence for field cancerization of the prostate.

Nonn L, Ananthanarayanan V, Gann PH.

Prostate. 2009. 69(13):1470-9. Review.

Calcitriol as a chemopreventive and therapeutic agent in prostate cancer: role of anti-inflammatory activity.

Krishnan AV, Moreno J, Nonn L, Swami S, Peehl DM, Feldman D.

J Bone Miner Res. 2007. 22 Suppl 2:V74-80.Review. 

Novel pathways that contribute to the anti-proliferative and chemopreventive activities of calcitriol in prostate cancer.

Krishnan AV, Moreno J, Nonn L, Malloy P, Swami S, Peng L, Peehl DM, Feldman D.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2007 Mar;103(3-5):694-702. 

Chemopreventive anti-inflammatory activities of curcumin and other phytochemicals mediated by MAP kinase phosphatase-5 in prostate cells.

Nonn L, Duong D, Peehl DM.

Carcinogenesis. 2007 Jun;28(6):1188-96.

Inhibition of p38 by vitamin D reduces interleukin-6 production in normal prostate cells via mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase 5: implications for prostate cancer prevention by vitamin D.

Nonn L, Peng L, Feldman D, Peehl DM.

Cancer Res. 2006 Apr 15;66(8):4516-24. 

Tumor-selective killing by selenite in patient-matched pairs of normal and malignant prostate cells.

Husbeck B, Nonn L, Peehl DM, Knox SJ.

Prostate. 2006 Feb 1;66(2):218-25. 

Regulation of prostaglandin metabolism by calcitriol attenuates growth stimulation in prostate cancer cells.

Moreno J, Krishnan AV, Swami S, Nonn L, Peehl DM, Feldman D.

Cancer Res. 2005 Sep 1;65(17):7917-25. 

Molecular targets of doxazosin in human prostatic stromal cells.

Zhao H, Lai F, Nonn L, Brooks JD, Peehl DM.

Prostate. 2005 Mar 1;62(4):400-10.

 Molecular activity of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in primary cultures of human prostatic epithelial cells revealed by cDNA microarray analysis.

Peehl DM, Shinghal R, Nonn L, Seto E, Krishnan AV, Brooks JD, Feldman D.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2004 Oct;92(3):131-41.

Mechanisms of decreased Vitamin D 1alpha-hydroxylase activity in prostate cancer cells.

Ma JF, Nonn L, Campbell MJ, Hewison M, Feldman D, Peehl DM.

Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2004 Jun 30;221(1-2):67-74.

 Increased expression of mitochondrial peroxiredoxin-3 (thioredoxin peroxidase-2) protects cancer cells against hypoxia and drug-induced hydrogen peroxide-dependent apoptosis.

Nonn L, Berggren M, Powis G.

Mol Cancer Res. 2003 Jul;1(9):682-9.

 The absence of mitochondrial thioredoxin 2 causes massive apoptosis, exencephaly, and early embryonic lethality in homozygous mice.

Nonn L, Williams RR, Erickson RP, Powis G.

Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Feb;23(3):916-22.