Early Detection of Cancer Using Noninvasive Liquid Biopsy Approaches


Momentum Fellow (2019-2020)

Dr. Phallen is improving the sensitivity of methods that detect circulating tumor DNA in blood biopsies for early cancer screening.

PUBLISHED RESEARCH

Cristiano S, Leal A, Phallen J, Fiksel J, Adleff V, Bruhm DC, Jensen SØ, Medina JE, Hruban C, White JR, Palsgrove DN, Niknafs N, Anagnostou V, Forde P, Naidoo J, Marrone K, Brahmer J, Woodward BD, Husain H, van Rooijen KL, Ørntoft MW, Madsen AH, van de Velde CJH, Verheij M, Cats A, Punt CJA, Vink GR, van Grieken NCT, Koopman M, Fijneman RJA, Johansen JS, Nielsen HJ, Meijer GA, Andersen CL, Scharpf RB, Velculescu VE. Genome-wide cell-free DNA fragmentation in patients with cancer. Nature. 2019.

Leal A, van Grieken NCT, Palsgrove DN, Phallen J, Medina JE, Hruban C, Broeckaert MAM, Anagnostou V, Adleff V, Bruhm DC, Canzoniero JV, Fiksel J, Nordsmark M, Warmerdam FARM, Verheul HMW, van Spronsen DJ, Beerepoot LV, Geenen MM, Portielje JEA, Jansen EPM, van Sandick J, Meershoek-Klein Kranenbarg E, van Laarhoven HWM, van der Peet DL, van de Velde CJH, Verheij M, Fijneman R, Scharpf RB, Meijer GA, Cats A, Velculescu VE. White blood cell and cell-free DNA analyses for detection of residual disease in gastric cancer. Nat Commun. 2020.

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