NCI Award Acknowledgment Statement

Center authors are required to acknowledge NCI support when reporting work supported by our award. Please use the statement shown below.

The work described was supported by the Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism through Award Number 1U54CA210184-01 from the National Cancer Institute. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Cancer Institute or the National Institutes of Health.


Iyengar NM, Brown KA, Zhou XK, Gucalp A, Subbaramaiah K, Giri DD, Zahid H, Bhardwaj P, Wendel NK, Falcone DJ, Wang H, Williams S, Pollak M, Morrow M, Hudis CA, Dannenberg AJ. Metabolic Obesity, Adipose Inflammation and Elevated Breast Aromatase in Women with Normal Body Mass Index. Cancer Prevention Research (Philadelphia, Pa.); 10(4):235-243. PubMed PMID: 28270386; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5380584.

Kaushik S, Pickup MW, Weaver VM. From Transformation to Metastasis: Deconstructing the Extracellular Matrix in Breast Cancer. Cancer Metastasis Reviews; 35(4):655-667. PubMed PMID: 27914000; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5215979.

Mekhdjian AH, Kai F, Rubashkin MG, Prahl LS, Przybyla LM, McGregor AL, Bell ES, Barnes JM, DuFort CC, Ou G, Chang AC, Cassereau L, Tan SJ, Pickup MW, Lakins JN, Ye X, Davidson MW, Lammerding J, Odde DJ, Dunn AR, Weaver VM.  Integrin-Mediated Traction Force Enhances Paxillin Molecular Associations and Adhesion Dynamics That Increase the Invasiveness of Tumor Cells into a Three-Dimensional Extracellular Matrix. Molecular Biology of the Cell; 28(11):1467-1488. PubMed PMID: 28381423.

Miroshnikova YA, Mouw JK, Barnes JM, Pickup MW, Lakins JN, Kim Y, Lobo K, Persson AI, Reis GF, McKnight TR, Holland EC, Phillips JJ, Weaver VM. Tissue Mechanics Promote IDH1-Dependent HIF1α-Tenascin C Feedback to Regulate Glioblastoma Aggression. Nature Cell Biology; 18(12):1336-1345. PubMed PMID: 27820599; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5361403.

Shah P, Wolf K, Lammerding J. Bursting the Bubble – Nuclear Envelope Rupture as a Path to Genomic Instability. Trends in Cell Biology. PubMed PMID: 28285738.

Shurer CR, Colville MJ, Gupta VK, Head SE, Kai F, Lakins JN, and Paszek MJ, Genetically Encoded Toolbox for Glycocalyx Engineering: Tunable Control of Cell Adhesion, Survival, and Cancer Cell Behaviors. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering Article ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00037

Song YH, Warncke C, Choi SJ, Choi S, Chiou AE, Ling L, Liu HY, Daniel S, Antonyak MA, Cerione RA, Fischbach C. Breast Cancer-Derived Extracellular Vesicles Stimulate Myofibroblast Differentiation and Pro-Angiogenic Behavior of Adipose Stem Cells. Matrix Biology: Journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology.; 60-61:190-205. PubMed PMID: 27913195; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5438891.