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Class of 2007
Correia, Ana Luísa
1st Degree
B. Sc. - Applied Biology
University (1st Degree)
University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
About the PhD
Field of Research
Development and Tumor Biology
Thesis Title
Microenvironmental Regulators of Mammary Gland Architecture: the Role of MMP3 in Epithelial Invasion and Branching Morphogenesis
Mina J Bissell (LBNL) and Fernando C Schmitt (IPATIMUP)
University of Porto - Abel Salazar Biomedical Sciences Institute
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, California, USA)
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Relevant Publications
Correia AL and Bissell MJ. (2012). The tumor microenvironment is a dominant force in multidrug resistance. Drug Resist Updat, 15: 39‐49.
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Correia AL, Mori H, Chen EI, Schmitt FC, Bissell MJ. (2013). The hemopexin domain of MMP3 is responsible for mammary epithelial invasion and morphogenesis through extracellular interaction with HSP90β. Genes Dev, 27: 805‐17.
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Ghajar CM, Correia AL, and Bissell MJ. (2013). The role of the microenvironment in tumor initiation, progression and metastasis. Molecular Basis of Cancer, 4th Ed. chapter on the Tumor Microenvironment (in press).

Paredes J, Correia AL, Ribeiro AS, Albergaria A, Milanezi F, and Schmitt F. (2007). P‐cadherin expression in breast cancer: a review. Breast Cancer Res, 9: 214‐26.
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Paredes J*, Correia AL*, Ribeiro AS, and Schmitt F. (2007). Expression of p120‐catenin isoforms correlates with genomic and transcriptional phenotype of breast cancer cell lines. Cellular Oncology, 29: 467‐76.
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Paredes J*, Correia AL*, Ribeiro AS, Milanezi F, Cameselle‐Teijeiro J, and Schmitt F. (2008). Breast carcinomas that co‐express E‐ and P‐cadherin are associated with p120‐catenin cytoplasmic localization and poor patient survival. J Clin Pathol, 61: 856‐62.
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Ribeiro AS, Albergaria A, Sousa B, Correia AL, Bracke M, Seruca R, and Schmitt FC. (2009). Extracellular cleavage and shedding of P‐cadherin: a mechanism underlying the invasive behaviour of breast cancer cells. Oncogene, 29: 392‐402.
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