Publications and Presentations


Research Articles

1. Cheedipudi S., Puri D., Saleh A., Gala H., Rumman M., Pillai M., Sreenivas P., Arora R., Sellathurai J., Schroeder H., Mishra R., Dhawan J.. A fine balance: Epigenetic control of cellular quiescence by the tumor suppressor PRDM2/RIZ at a bivalent domain in Cyclin A gene. 2015.  (Manuscript in review with Nucleic Acids Research)

2. Dresang L.R., Guastafierro A., Arora R., Normolle D., Chang Y., Moore P.S..  Response of Merkel cell polyomavirus--positive Merkel cell carcinoma xenografts to a survivin inhibitor. PLoS One. 2013. Nov 18;8(11): e80543. [PMID 24260412]

3. Arora R., Shuda, M., Guastafierro A., Feng, H., Toptan T., Tolstov Y., Normolle D., Vollmer L., Vogt A., Dömling A., Brodsky J., Chang Y., Moore P.S.  Survivin is a therapeutic target in Merkel cell carcinoma. Science Translational Medicine.2012 May 9; 4(133): 133ra56. [PMID: 22572880]  

4. Tolstov Y.L., Arora R., Scudiere S.C., Busam K.J., Chaudhary P.M., Chang Y., Moore P.S. Lack of evidence   for direct   involvement   of Merkel   cell polyomavirus   (MCV) in chronic   lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Blood.2010; 115(23): 4973-­?4974. [PMID: 20538816]

5. Shuda M. *, Arora R. *, Kwun H.J.*, Feng H., Sarid R., Fernández-­?Figueras M.T., Tolstov Y., Gjoerup O., Mansukhani M.M., Swerdlow S.H., Chaudhary P.M., Kirkwood J.M., Nalesnik M.A., Kant J.A., Weiss L.M., Moore P.S., Chang Y. Human Merkel cell polyomavirus infection I. MCV T antigen expression in Merkel cell carcinoma, lymphoid tissues and lymphoid tumors.  Int J Cancer.2009; 125(6): 1243-­?1249. *Authors contributed equally to the work. [PMID: 19499546]

6. Busam K.J., Jungbluth A.A., Rekthman N., Coit D., Pulitzer M., Bini J., Arora R., Hanson N.C., Tassello J.A., Frosina D., Moore P.S., Chang Y. Merkel cell polyomavirus expression in merkel cell carcinomas and its absence in combined tumors and pulmonary neuroendocrine carcinomas.  The American journal of surgical pathology.2009; 33(9): 1378-­?1385. [PMID: 19609205]

 Review Article

7. Arora R., Chang Y, Moore P.S. MCV and Merkel cell carcinoma: a molecular success story. Curr Opin Virol. 2012 Aug; 2(4): 489-­?98 [PMID: 22710026]