Publications

Mapping interstitial flow in glioblastoma with MRI
Kathryn M. Kingsmore Andrea Vaccari Daniel Abler Sophia X. CuiFrederick H. Epstein Russell C. Rockne Scott T. Acton, and  Jennifer M. MunsonMRI analysis to map interstitial flow in the brain tumor microenvironment. (2018) APL Bioengineering 18(1), 718. DOI: 10.1063/1.5023503
Common chemotherapy promotes microenvironmental changes
Alexandra R Harris, Matthew J Perez, Jennifer M. Munson ,  Docetaxel facilitates lymphatic-tumor crosstalk to promote lymphangiogenesis and cancer progression. (2018) BMC Cancer 18(1), 718. DOI: 10.1186/s12885-018-4619-8
How can we use in vitro models to inform biomaterial use in glioma?
R Chase Cornelison, Jennifer M. Munson, Perspective on Translating Biomaterials Into Glioma Therapy: Lessons From in Vitro Models. (2018) Frontiers Materials  5, 27. DOI: 10.3389/fmats.2018.00027 
Methods for tissue engineering cancer in vitro
Alexandra R Harris, Jessica X. Yuan, Jennifer M. Munson ,  Assessing multiparametric drug response in tissue engineered tumor microenvironment models, Methods (2017) 134-135: 20-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2017.12.010

 

Breast cancer chemotherapy response varies at the border 
Daniel K. Logsdon, Garrett F. Beeghly, Jennifer M. Munson, Chemoprotection Across the Tumor Border: Cancer Cell Response to Doxorubicin Depends on Stromal Fibroblast Ratios and Interstitial Therapeutic Transport. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (2017) 10(5): 463-481. DOI: 10.1007/s12195-017-0498-3

 

Quantitative analysis of the glioma microenvironment 
Jessica X. Yuan, Jennifer M. Munson, Quantitative Immunohistochemistry of the Cellular Microenvironment in Patient Glioblastoma Resections. Journal of Visualized Experiments (2017). DOI: 10.3791/56025

 

The cellular microenvironment of GBM can predict survival
Jessica X. Yuan BS, Fahad F. Bafakih MD, James W. Mandell MD, PhD, Bethany J. Horton PhD, Jennifer M. Munson PhD, Quantitative Analysis of the Cellular Microenvironment of Glioblastoma to Develop Predictive Statistical Models of Overall Survival. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. (2016) 75(12): 1110-1123. DOI: 10.1093/jnen/nlw090

 

Multiple mechanisms underlie interstitial flow-stimulated invasion
KM Kingsmore, DK Logsdon, DJ Floyd, BW Purow, JM Munson, Interstitial flow differentially increases patient-derived glioblastoma stem cell invasion via CXCR4, CXCL12, and CD44-mediated mechanisms. Integrative Biology (2016) 8: 1246-1260 . DOI:  10.1039/C6IB00167J 

 

Review: Macrophages' role in angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis 
BA Corliss, MS Azimi, JM Munson, SM Peirce, WL Murfee, Macrophages: an inflammatory link between angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis. Microcirculation (2016) 23(2): 95-121. DOI:  10.1039/C6IB00167J  

 

The role of interstitial flow in cancer progression
JM Munson, AC Shieh, Interstitial fluid flow in cancer: implications for disease progression and treatment. Cancer Management and Research 6: 317-328 (2014). DOI: 10.2147/CMAR.S65444

 

Pre-2014

New therapeutics against glioma invasion
JM Munson, MY Bonner, L Fried, JL Arbiser, RV Bellamkonda, Identifying new small molecule anti-invasive compounds for glioma treatment. Cell Cycle 12 (14):1-10 (2013).  

 

 

Interstitial flow enhances glioma invasion
JM Munson, RV Bellamkonda & MA Swartz, Interstitial flow increases glioma invasion via CXCR4-dependent autologous chemotaxis in a 3D microenvironment. Cancer Research 73(5): 1536-1546 (2013)

 

 

Using nanoparticles for intraoperative glioma ID
BR Roller, JM Munson, PA Santangelo, B Brahma, RV Bellamkonda, Evans blue nanocarriers visually demarcate margins of invasive gliomas, Drug delivery and Translational Research   (2013). 

 

 

New nanoparticle therapy stops glioma invasion
JM Munson, L Fried, SA Rowson, MY Bonner, L Karumbaiah, B Diaz, SA Courtneidge, UG Knaus, DJ Brat, JL Arbiser, RV Bellamkonda, Anti-invasive adjuvant therapy with Imipramine Blue enhances chemotherapeutic efficacy against glioma. Science Translational Medicine 4, 127ra36 (2012).

 

 

The latest from the Munson Lab

Kelly Hall 320

Institute of Critical Technology and Applied Science

Biomedical Engineering & Mechanics

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg,VA

oncoenglab@vt.edu

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