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View the clinical trials, grants and publications from the Department of Integrated Mathematical Oncology.

Clinical Trials
A Randomized Phase II Trial of Abiraterone, Olaparib, or Abiraterone + Olaparib in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer with DNA Repair Defects
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: Abiraterone acetate (); Olaparib (Lynparza); Zytiga (Abiraterone acetate); prednisone ()

A Phase 1b/2 Study of BXCL701, a Small Molecule Inhibitor of Dipeptidyl Peptidases (DPP), Administered in Combination with the Anti-Programmed Cell Death 1 (PD-1) Monoclonal Antibody Pembrolizumab (PEMBRO; Keytruda®) in Patients with Small Cell Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer (SCNC; NEPC)
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: BXCL701 (); Pembrolizumab (Keytruda)

A Phase 1/2 Study of Regn5678 (Anti-psmaxcd28) with Cemiplimab (Anti-pd-1) in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: Cemiplimab (); REGN2810 (Cemiplimab); REGN5678 ()

A Modular Phase 2a Multicentre Open-Label Study to Investigate DNA-damage Response Agents (or Combinations) in Patients With Advanced Cancer Whose Tumours Contain Molecular Alterations (PLANETTE)
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: Ceralasertib ()

A Phase IIA Study of Sequential ("first strike, second strike") Therapies, Modeled on Evolutionary Dynamics of Anthropocene Extinctions, for High Risk Metastatic Castration Sensitive Prostate Cancer
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: Abiraterone acetate (); Apalutamide (); Decapeptyl SR (Triptorelin); Degarelix (); Eligard (Leuprolide); Enzalutamide (Xtandi); Leuprolide (); Relugolix (Orgovyx); Taxotere (docetaxel); Tislelizumab (); Triptorelin (); Zytiga (Abiraterone acetate); docetaxel (); goserelin acetate (Zoladex); prednisone ()

Gut Metabolome-Can it be Developed As A Biomarker of Response to Immunotherapy in Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
Condition: Genitourinary

  • Physical Dynamics of Cancer Response to Chemotherapy in 3D Microenvironments
    Sponsor: Vanderbilt University
    PI (MPI):Rejniak, K.
  • Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics of NSCLC to Immunotherapy: Response and Resistance
    Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
    PI (Contact):Anderson, A.,PI (MPI):Gatenby, R.
  • Evolutionary multi-drug therapy for ER+ breast cancer
    Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
    PI:Anderson, A.
  • Predict radiation-induced shifts in patient-specific tumor immune ecosystem composition to harness immunological consequences of radiotherapy
    Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
    PI (Contact):Enderling, H.,PI (MPI):Pilon-Thomas, S.
  • A clone's genomic stability as biomarker of its DNA-damage resilience
    Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
    PI:Andor, N.
  • Mathematical Model-Guided Adoptive Immunotherapy in Bladder Cancer
    Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
    PI (Contact):Rejniak, K.,PI:Pilon-Thomas, S.
  • Developing mathematical model driven optimized recurrent glioblastoma therapies
    Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
    PI (Contact):Enderling, H.,PI (MPI):Sahebjam, S.
  • A framework to integrate live-cell imaging with single-cell sequencing and learn how cells adapt to new environments
    Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
    PI:Andor, N.
  • Evolving, understanding and optimising novel Cancer therapies
    Sponsor: US Dept of Energy
    PI:Anderson, A.
  • Innovative mathematical oncology approaches to identify patient-specific biomarkers to personalize radiation therapy for breast cancer patients
    Sponsor: Jayne Koskinas & Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health Policy
    PI:Enderling, H.
  • Evaluating aneuploidy as biomarker of cell fate in response to energetic fluctuations in triple-negative breast cancer
    Sponsor: Moffitt Cancer Center
    PI (Contact):Andor, N.,CO-PI:Gomes, A.
  • Pienta KJ, Hammarlund EU, Austin RH, Axelrod R, Brown JS, Amend SR. Cancer cells employ an evolutionarily conserved polyploidization program to resist therapy. Semin Cancer Biol. 2022 Jun.81:145-159. Pubmedid: 33276091.
  • Bekker RA, Kim S, Pilon-Thomas S, Enderling H. Mathematical modeling of radiotherapy and its impact on tumor interactions with the immune system. Neoplasia. 2022 Jun.28:100796. Pubmedid: 35447601. Pmcid: PMC9043662.
  • Thomas DS, Cisneros LH, Anderson ARA, Maley CC. In Silico Investigations of Multi-Drug Adaptive Therapy Protocols. Cancers (Basel). 2022 May.14(11). Pubmedid: 35681680.
  • Wölfl B, Te Rietmole H, Salvioli M, Kaznatcheev A, Thuijsman F, Brown JS, Burgering B, Staňková K. The Contribution of Evolutionary Game Theory to Understanding and Treating Cancer. Dyn Games Appl. 2022 May.12(2):313-342. Pubmedid: 35601872. Pmcid: PMC9117378.
  • Baratchart E, Lo CH, Lynch CC, Basanta D. Integrated computational and in vivo models reveal Key Insights into macrophage behavior during bone healing. PLoS Comput Biol. 2022 May.18(5):e1009839. Pubmedid: 35559958. Pmcid: PMC9106165.
  • Anadon CM, Yu X, Hänggi K, Biswas S, Chaurio RA, Martin A, Payne KK, Mandal G, Innamarato P, Harro CM, Mine JA, Sprenger KB, Cortina C, Powers JJ, Costich TL, Perez BA, Gatenbee CD, Prabhakaran S, Marchion D, Heemskerk MHM, Curiel TJ, Anderson AR, Wenham RM, Rodriguez PC, Conejo-Garcia JR. Ovarian cancer immunogenicity is governed by a narrow subset of progenitor tissue-resident memory T cells. Cancer Cell. 2022 May.40(5):545-557.e13. Pubmedid: 35427494. Pmcid: PMC9096229.
  • Gabbutt C, Schenck RO, Weisenberger DJ, Kimberley C, Berner A, Househam J, Lakatos E, Robertson-Tessi M, Martin I, Patel R, Clark SK, Latchford A, Barnes CP, Leedham SJ, Anderson ARA, Graham TA, Shibata D. Fluctuating methylation clocks for cell lineage tracing at high temporal resolution in human tissues. Nat Biotechnol. 2022 May.40(5):720-730. Pubmedid: 34980912. Pmcid: PMC9110299.
  • Gatenbee CD, Baker AM, Schenck RO, Strobl M, West J, Neves MP, Hasan SY, Lakatos E, Martinez P, Cross WCH, Jansen M, Rodriguez-Justo M, Whelan CJ, Sottoriva A, Leedham S, Robertson-Tessi M, Graham TA, Anderson ARA. Immunosuppressive niche engineering at the onset of human colorectal cancer. Nat Commun. 2022 Apr.13(1):1798. Pubmedid: 35379804. Pmcid: PMC8979971.
  • Schenck RO, Brosula G, West J, Leedham S, Shibata D, Anderson AR. Gattaca: Base-Pair Resolution Mutation Tracking for Somatic Evolution Studies using Agent-based Models. Mol Biol Evol. 2022 Apr.39(4). Pubmedid: 35298641. Pmcid: PMC9034688.
  • Glazar DJ, Johnson M, Farinhas J, Steuer CE, Saba NF, Bonomi M, Chung CH, Enderling H. Early response dynamics predict treatment failure in patients with recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma treated with cetuximab and nivolumab. Oral Oncol. 2022 Apr.127:105787. Pubmedid: 35248922.
  • Buchsbaum JC, Jaffray DA, Ba D, Borkon LL, Chalk C, Chung C, Coleman MA, Coleman CN, Diehn M, Droegemeier KK, Enderling H, Espey MG, Greenspan EJ, Hartshorn CM, Hoang T, Hsiao HT, Keppel C, Moore NW, Prior F, Stahlberg EA, Tourassi G, Willcox KE. Predictive Radiation Oncology - A New NCI-DOE Scientific Space and Community. Radiat Res. 2022 Apr.197(4):434-445. Pubmedid: 35090025. Pmcid: PMC9058979.
  • Foo J, Basanta D, Rockne RC, Strelez C, Shah C, Ghaffarian K, Mumenthaler SM, Mitchell K, Lathia JD, Frankhouser D, Branciamore S, Kuo YH, Marcucci G, Vander Velde R, Marusyk A, Hang S, Hari K, Jolly MK, Hatzikirou H, Poels K, Spilker M, Shtylla B, Robertson-Tessi M, Anderson ARA. Roadmap on plasticity and epigenetics in cancer. Phys Biol. 2022 Apr.19(3). Pubmedid: 35078159.
  • Daniel Grass G, Alfonso JCL, Welsh E, Ahmed KA, Teer JK, Pilon-Thomas S, Harrison LB, Cleveland JL, Mulé JJ, Eschrich SA, Enderling H, Torres-Roca JF. The Radiosensitivity Index Gene Signature Identifies Distinct Tumor Immune Microenvironment Characteristics Associated With Susceptibility to Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 Mar. Pubmedid: 35289298.
  • Brüningk SC, Peacock J, Whelan CJ, Brady-Nicholls R, Yu HM, Sahebjam S, Enderling H. Author Correction: Intermittent radiotherapy as alternative treatment for recurrent high grade glioma: a modeling study based on longitudinal tumor measurements. Sci Rep. 2022 Mar.12(1):4441. Pubmedid: 35292722. Pmcid: PMC8924186.
  • Su A, Lee H, Tan X, Suarez CJ, Andor N, Nguyen Q, Ji HP. A deep learning model for molecular label transfer that enables cancer cell identification from histopathology images. NPJ Precis Oncol. 2022 Mar.6(1):14. Pubmedid: 35236916. Pmcid: PMC8891271.
  • Mandal G, Biswas S, Anadon CM, Yu X, Gatenbee CD, Prabhakaran S, Payne KK, Chaurio RA, Martin A, Innamarato P, Moran C, Powers JJ, Harro CM, Mine JA, Sprenger KB, Rigolizzo KE, Wang X, Curiel TJ, Rodriguez PC, Anderson ARA, Saglam O, Conejo-Garcia JR. IgA-Dominated Humoral Immune Responses Govern Patients' Outcome in Endometrial Cancer. Cancer Res. 2022 Mar.82(5):859-871. Pubmedid: 34949671. Pmcid: PMC8898267.
  • Enderling H. Mathematical oncology: A new frontier in cancer biology and clinical decision making: Comment on "Improving cancer treatments via dynamical biophysical models" by M. Kuznetsov, J. Clairambault & V. Volpert. Phys Life Rev. 2022 Mar.40:60-62. Pubmedid: 34857476.
  • Andor N, Altrock PM, Jain N, Gomes AP. Tipping Cancer Cells Over the Edge: The Context-Dependent Cost of High Ploidy. Cancer Res. 2022 Mar.82(5):741-748. Pubmedid: 34785577. Pmcid: PMC8898264.
  • Ghaffari Laleh N, Loeffler CML, Grajek J, Staňková K, Pearson AT, Muti HS, Trautwein C, Enderling H, Poleszczuk J, Kather JN. Classical mathematical models for prediction of response to chemotherapy and immunotherapy. PLoS Comput Biol. 2022 Feb.18(2):e1009822. Pubmedid: 35120124. Pmcid: PMC8903251.
  • Bayer P, Gatenby RA, McDonald PH, Duckett DR, Staňková K, Brown JS. Coordination games in cancer. PLoS One. 2022 Jan.17(1):e0261578. Pubmedid: 35061724. Pmcid: PMC8782377.
  • Gardner A, de Mingo Pulido Á, Hänggi K, Bazargan S, Onimus A, Kasprzak A, Conejo-Garcia JR, Rejniak KA, Ruffell B. TIM-3 blockade enhances IL-12-dependent antitumor immunity by promoting CD8+ T cell and XCR1+ dendritic cell spatial co-localization. J Immunother Cancer. 2022 Jan.10(1). Pubmedid: 34987021. Pmcid: PMC8734033.
  • Phan TV, Wang G, Do TK, Kevrekidis IG, Amend S, Hammarlund E, Pienta K, Brown J, Liu L, Austin RH. It doesn't always pay to be fit: success landscapes. J Biol Phys. 2021 Dec.47(4):387-400. Pubmedid: 34709534. Pmcid: PMC8603993.
  • Chancellor S, Abbo L, Grasse B, Sakmar T, Brown JS, Scheel D, Santymire RM. Determining the effectiveness of using dermal swabs to evaluate the stress physiology of laboratory cephalopods: A preliminary investigation. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2021 Dec.314:113903. Pubmedid: 34529999.
  • Zahid MU, Mohamed ASR, Caudell JJ, Harrison LB, Fuller CD, Moros EG, Enderling H. Dynamics-Adapted Radiotherapy Dose (DARD) for Head and Neck Cancer Radiotherapy Dose Personalization. J Pers Med. 2021 Nov.11(11). Pubmedid: 34834476. Pmcid: PMC8622616.
  • Pasetto S, Enderling H, Gatenby RA, Brady-Nicholls R. Intermittent Hormone Therapy Models Analysis and Bayesian Model Comparison for Prostate Cancer. Bull Math Biol. 2021 Nov.84(1):2. Pubmedid: 34797430. Pmcid: PMC8604892.
  • Alfonso JCL, Grass GD, Welsh E, Ahmed KA, Teer JK, Pilon-Thomas S, Harrison LB, Cleveland JL, Mulé JJ, Eschrich SA, Torres-Roca JF, Enderling H. Tumor-immune ecosystem dynamics define an individual Radiation Immune Score to predict pan-cancer radiocurability. Neoplasia. 2021 Nov.23(11):1110-1122. Pubmedid: 34619428. Pmcid: PMC8502777.
  • Zahid MU, Mohsin N, Mohamed ASR, Caudell JJ, Harrison LB, Fuller CD, Moros EG, Enderling H. Forecasting Individual Patient Response to Radiation Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer With a Dynamic Carrying Capacity Model. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Nov.111(3):693-704. Pubmedid: 34102299. Pmcid: PMC8463501.
  • Brüningk SC, Peacock J, Whelan CJ, Brady-Nicholls R, Yu HM, Sahebjam S, Enderling H. Intermittent radiotherapy as alternative treatment for recurrent high grade glioma: a modeling study based on longitudinal tumor measurements. Sci Rep. 2021 Oct.11(1):20219. Pubmedid: 34642366. Pmcid: PMC8511136.
  • Brady-Nicholls R, Zhang J, Zhang T, Wang AZ, Butler R, Gatenby RA, Enderling H. Predicting patient-specific response to adaptive therapy in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer using prostate-specific antigen dynamics. Neoplasia. 2021 Sep.23(9):851-858. Pubmedid: 34298234. Pmcid: PMC8322456.
  • Kareva I, Luddy KA, O'Farrelly C, Gatenby RA, Brown JS. Predator-Prey in Tumor-Immune Interactions: A Wrong Model or Just an Incomplete One?. Front Immunol. 2021 Aug.12:668221. Pubmedid: 34531851. Pmcid: PMC8438324.
  • Cassidy T, Nichol D, Robertson-Tessi M, Craig M, Anderson ARA. The role of memory in non-genetic inheritance and its impact on cancer treatment resistance. PLoS Comput Biol. 2021 Aug.17(8):e1009348. Pubmedid: 34460809. Pmcid: PMC8432806.