Tomar Ghansah, PhD
Researcher

Tomar Ghansah, PhD

Overview

Discipline

    • Immunology

Education & Training

    • Meharry Medical College, PhD - Microbiology
    • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Fellow - Immunology
Publications

  • Nelson N, Szekeres K, Iclozan C, Rivera IO, McGill A, Johnson G, Nwogu O, Ghansah T. Apigenin: Selective CK2 inhibitor increases Ikaros expression and improves T cell homeostasis and function in murine pancreatic cancer. PLoS One. 2017;12(2):e0170197. Pubmedid: 28152014. Pmcid: PMC5289423.
  • Nelson N, Xiang S, Zhang X, Gilvary D, Djeu J, Husain K, Malafa M, Vohra N, Pilon-Thomas S, Ghansah T. Murine pancreatic adenocarcinoma reduces Ikaros expression and disrupts T cell homeostasis. PLoS One. 2015 Jan;10(1):e0115546. Pubmedid: 25629611. Pmcid: PMC4309586.
  • Watson JE, Patel NA, Carter G, Moor A, Patel R, Ghansah T, Mathur A, Murr MM, Bickford P, Gould LJ, Cooper DR. Comparison of Markers and Functional Attributes of Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells and Dedifferentiated Adipocyte Cells from Subcutaneous Fat of an Obese Diabetic Donor. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2014 Mar;3(3):219-228. Pubmedid: 24669358. Pmcid: PMC3955970.
  • Ghansah T, Vohra N, Kinney K, Weber A, Kodumudi K, Springett G, Sarnaik AA, Pilon-Thomas S. Dendritic cell immunotherapy combined with gemcitabine chemotherapy enhances survival in a murine model of pancreatic carcinoma. Cancer Immunol Immun. 2013 Jun;62(6):1083-1091. Pubmedid: 23604104. Pmcid: PMC3666559.
  • Ghansah T. A novel strategy for modulation of MDSC to enhance cancer immunotherapy. Oncoimmunology. 2012 Sep;1(6):984-985. Pubmedid: 23162780. Pmcid: PMC3489768.
  • Jiang K, Apostolatos AH, Ghansah T, Watson JE, Vickers T, Cooper DR, Epling-Burnette PK, Patel NA. Identification of a novel antiapoptotic human protein kinase C delta isoform, PKCdeltaVIII in NT2 cells. Biochemistry-Us. 2008 Jan;47(2):787-797. Pubmedid: 18092819.
  • Paraiso K, Ghansah T, Costello A, Engelman R, Kerr W. Induced SHIP deficiency expands myeloid regulatory cells and abrogates graft-versus-host disease. J Immunol. 2007 Mar;178(5):2893-2900. Pubmedid: 17312133.
  • Ghansah T, Paraiso K, Highfill S, Desponts C, May S, McIntosh J, Wang J, Ninos J, Brayer J, Cheng F, Sotomayor E, Kerr W. Expansion of myeloid suppressor cells in SHIP-deficient mice represses allogeneic T cell responses. J Immunol. 2004 Dec;173(12):7324-7330. Pubmedid: 15585856.
  • Cheng F, Wang H, Cuenca A, Huang M, Ghansah T, Brayer J, Kerr W, TakedaK, Akira S, Schoenberger S, Yu H, Jove R, Sotomayor E. A critical role for Stat3 signaling in immune tolerance. Immunity. 2003 Sep;19(3):425-436. Pubmedid: 14499117.
  • Wang J, Howson J, Ghansah T, Desponts C, Ninos J, May S, Nguyen K, Toyama-Sorimachi N, Kerr W. Influence of SHIP on the NK repertoire and allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Science. 2002 Mar;295(5562):2094-2097. Pubmedid: 11896280.
  • Ghansah T, Ager E, Freeman-Junior P, Villalta F, Lima M. Epidermal growth factor binds to a receptor on trypanosoma cruzi amastigotes inducing signal transduction events and cell proliferation. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2002;49(5):383-390. Pubmedid: 12425525.
  • Tu Z, Ninos J, Ma Z, Wang J, Lemos M, Desponts C, Ghansah T, Howson J, Kerr W. Embryonic and hematopoietic stem cells express a novel SH2-containing inositol 5'-phosphatase isoform that partners with the Grb2 adapter protein. Blood. 2001;98(7):2028-2038. Pubmedid: 11567986.
  • Ghansah T, Ninos M, Kerr A. Role for the SH2 containing insitol phosphatase in the biology of natural killer cells and stem cells. In: Cooper M, Takai J, eds. Activating and inhibitory immunoglobulin-like receptors. Tokoya. Springer-Verlag; 2001;129-139.