Patrick P. Carriere

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The heterotetrameric protein kinase CK2 has been associated with oncogenic transformation, and our previous studies have shown that it may affect estrogenic signaling. Here, we investigate the role of the protein kinase CK2 in regulating ERα (estrogen receptor α) signaling in breast cancer. We determined the correlation of CK2α expression with relapse free(More)
Although aromatase inhibitors are standard endocrine therapy for postmenopausal women with early-stage metastatic estrogen-dependent breast cancer, they are limited by the development of drug resistance. A better understanding of this process is critical towards designing novel strategies for disease management. Previously, we demonstrated a global(More)
Human T cell lymphotropic virus, type 1 (HTLV-1), is the causative agent of adult T cell leukemia (ATL), a debilitating disease with a poor prognosis and no cure. HTLV-1 is a retrovirus which contains a 9 kb ssRNA genome, encoding the classic retroviral genes gag, pol, and env. HTLV-1 also encodes several regulatory genes, including tax. Tax is a 353(More)
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