Publications 2013


Ahearne, M. J., Willimott, S., Pinon, L., Kennedy, B., Miall, F., Dyer, M. J. S., Wagner, S. (2013). Increased numbers of circulating cells resembling T follicular helper (Tfh) cells in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and enhancement of CD154/IL-4 proliferation by the Tfh cytokine, IL-21. BRITISH JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY, 161, 46.

Willimott, S., Beck, D., Ahearne, M. J., Adams, V. C., & Wagner, S. D. (2013). Cap-translation inhibitor, 4EGI-1 restores sensitivity to ABT-737 apoptosis through cap-dependent and independent mechanisms in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.. Clin Cancer Res. doi:10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-12-2185

Dyer, M. J. S., Vogler, M., Wagner, S., Samuel, J., Pritchard, C., Macip, S., Jayne, S. (2013). Precision medicines for B-cell leukaemias and lymphomas; progress and potential pitfalls. British Journal of Haematology, 160(6), 725-733. doi:10.1111/bjh.12219


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