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Selected Publications

S. Baba, S.Y. Cho, Z. Ye, L. Cheng. J.M. Engles, R.L. Wahl
How reproducible is bioluminescent imaging of tumor cell growth? Single time point versus the dynamic measurement approach.  Mol Imaging. 2007 Sep-Oct;6(5):315-22.

R. Salvatori, D. Fintini, W. H. Westra, S. Y. Cho, and R. D. Schulick
Cushing’s syndrome due to ectopic ACTH secretion in a patient with two neuroendocrine tumors. Endocr Pract. 2006 Nov-Dec;12(6):656-9.

S.Y. Cho, E. Fox, C McCully, J. Bauch, F.M. Balis.
Plasma and cerebrospinal fluid pharmacokinetics of intravenously administered ABT-751 in Non-human Primates.  Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2007 Sep;60(4):563-7.

E. Fox, J.M. Maris, B.C. Widemann, K. Meek, A. Goodwin, W. Goodspeed, M. Kromplewski, D. Medina, S.Y. Cho, S.L. Cohen, A.E. Hagey, P.C. Adamson, F.M. Balis.
A Phase I Study of ABT-751, an Orally Bioavailable Tubulin Inhibitor, Administered Daily for 7 Days every 21 Days in Pediatric Patients with Solid Tumors.  Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Aug 15;12(16):4882-7.

S.Y. Cho, J Polster, J.M. Engles, J Hilton, E. Abraham, R.L. Wahl. 
In Vitro Evaluation of Adenosine 5’-Monophosphate as an Imaging Agent of Tumor Metabolism. J Nucl Med. 2006 May;47(5):837-45.

J.M. Engles, S.A. Quarless, E. Mambo, T. Ishimori, S.Y. Cho, R.L. Wahl.
Stunning and its Effect on FDG Uptake and Key Gene Expression in Breast Cancer Cells Undergoing Chemotherapy. J Nucl Med. 2006 Apr;47(4):603-608.

S.Y. Cho, L. Ravasi, L.P. Szajek, J Seidel, M.V. Green, H.A. Fine, and W.C. Eckelman.
Evaluation of [76Br]FBAU as a PET reporter probe for HSV1-tk gene expression imaging using mouse models of human glioma. J Nucl Med. 2005 Nov;46(11):1923-30.

W. Chen, J. Lee, S.Y. Cho, H.A. Fine.
A Novel Method of CDK2 knockdown and apoptosis of glioma cells using the SCF ubiquitination system. Cancer Res. 2004 Jun 1;64(11):3949-57.

V.K. Tsiagbe, T. Yoshimoto, J. Asakawa, S.Y. Cho, D. Meruelo, G.J. Thorbecke.
Linkage of superantigen-linked stimulation of syngeneic T-cells in a mouse model of follicular center B-cell lymphoma to transcription of endogenous mammary tumor virus. 1993, The EMBO Journal, Vol.12, No.6; 2313-2320.

Peer-Reviewed Review Articles:
P.T. Winnard, A.P. Pathak, S. Dhara, S.Y. Cho, V. Raman, M.G. Pomper
Molecular Imaging of Metastatic Potential
J Nucl Med. 2008 Jun;49 Suppl 2:96S-112S

Book Chapters:

S.Y. Cho, M.G. Pomper

Molecular Imaging in Prostate Cancer
2008, Molecular Imaging in Oncology, edited by M.G. Pomper and J.G. Gelovani
Informa Health Care Press (In press)

S.Y. Cho, H.A. Fine.

Central Nervous System Malignancy and Clinical Pharmacology.

2004, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Anti-Cancer Drugs, edited by W. D. Figg and  H. McLeod in Cancer Drug Discovery Series, Humana Press.


V.K. Tsiagbe, T. Yoshimoto, J. Asakawa, S.Y. Cho, D. Meruelo, G.J. Thorbecke.
MTV-encoded superantigen expression in B-Lymphoma cells in SJL mice as a stimulus for “Reversed Immunological Surveillance”.
1993, Superantigens: a pathogen’s view of the immune system/ edited by B.T. Huber, E. Palmer, Pg. 93-115.  Vol.7 of Current Communications in Cell and Molecular Biology.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.


Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University