Kathleen Torkko, PhD
Associate Professor, Pathology

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Languages: English
Department: Pathology

Publications

  • Jillson LK, Rider LC, Rodrigues LU, Romero L, Karimpour-Fard A, Nieto C, Gillette C, Torkko K, Danis E, Smith EE, Nolley R, Peehl DM, Lucia MS, Costello JC, Cramer SD. MAP3K7 Loss Drives Enhanced Androgen Signaling and Independently Confers Risk of Recurrence in Prostate Cancer with Joint Loss of CHD1 . Mol Cancer Res. 2021 Jul;19(7):1123-1136. PubMed PMID: 33846123
  • Williams MM, Spoelstra NS, Arnesen S, O'Neill KI, Christenson JL, Reese J, Torkko KC, Goodspeed A, Rosas E, Hanamura T, Sams SB, Li Z, Oesterreich S, Riggins RB, Jacobsen BM, Elias A, Gertz J, Richer JK. Steroid Hormone Receptor and Infiltrating Immune Cell Status Reveals Therapeutic Vulnerabilities of ESR1 -Mutant Breast Cancer. Cancer Res. 2021 Feb 1;81(3):732-746. PubMed PMID: 33184106
  • Torkko K, Till C, Tangen CM, Goodman PJ, Song X, Schenk JM, Lucia MS, Peters U, van Bokhoven A, Thompson IM, Neuhouser ML. Vitamin D Pathway and Other Related Polymorphisms and Risk of Prostate Cancer: Results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 Jun;13(6):521-530. PubMed PMID: 32102946
  • Williams MM, Spoelstra NS, Arnesen S, O'Neill KI, Christenson JL, Reese J, Torkko KC, Goodspeed A, Rosas E, Hanamura T, Sams SB, Li Z, Oesterreich S, Riggins RB, Jacobsen BM, Elias A, Gertz J, Richer JK. Steroid hormone receptor and infiltrating immune cell status reveals therapeutic vulnerabilities of ESR1 mutant breast cancer. Cancer Res. 2020 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33184106
  • Greene LI, Bruno TC, Christenson JL, D'Alessandro A, Culp-Hill R, Torkko K, Borges VF, Slansky JE, Richer JK. A Role for Tryptophan-2,3-dioxygenase in CD8 T-cell Suppression and Evidence of Tryptophan Catabolism in Breast Cancer Patient Plasma. Mol Cancer Res. 2019 Jan;17(1):131-139. PubMed PMID: 30143553
  • Panigrahi GK, Praharaj PP, Kittaka H, Mridha AR, Black OM, Singh R, Mercer R, van Bokhoven A, Torkko KC, Agarwal C, Agarwal R, Abd Elmageed ZY, Yadav H, Mishra SK, Deep G. Exosome proteomic analyses identify inflammatory phenotype and novel biomarkers in African American prostate cancer patients. Cancer Med. 2019 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30623593
  • Panigrahi GK, Praharaj PP, Kittaka H, Mridha AR, Black OM, Singh R, Mercer R, van Bokhoven A, Torkko KC, Agarwal C, Agarwal R, Abd Elmageed ZY, Yadav H, Mishra SK, Deep G. Exosome proteomic analyses identify inflammatory phenotype and novel biomarkers in African American prostate cancer patients. Cancer Med. 2019 Mar;8(3):1110-1123. PubMed PMID: 30623593
  • Greene LI, Bruno TC, Christenson JL, D'Alessandro A, Culp-Hill R, Torkko K, Borges VF, Slansky JE, Richer JK. A Role for Tryptophan-2,3-dioxygenase in CD8 T-cell Suppression and Evidence of Tryptophan Catabolism in Breast Cancer Patient Plasma. Mol Cancer Res. 2019 Jan;17(1):131-139. PubMed PMID: 30143553
  • Kessler ER, Su LJ, Gao D, Torkko KC, Wacker M, Anduha M, Chronister N, Maroni P, Crawford ED, Flaig TW, Glode LM, Lam ET. Phase II Trial of Acai Juice Product in Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer. Integr Cancer Ther. 2018 Dec;17(4):1103-1108. PubMed PMID: 30289005
  • Nicholson AG, Torkko K, Viola P, Duhig E, Geisinger K, Borczuk AC, Hiroshima K, Tsao MS, Warth A, Lantuejoul S, Russell PA, Thunnissen E, Marchevsky A, Mino-Kenudson M, Beasley MB, Botling J, Dacic S, Yatabe Y, Noguchi M, Travis WD, Kerr K, Hirsch FR, Chirieac LR, Wistuba II, Moreira A, Chung JH, Chou TY, Bubendorf L, Chen G, Pelosi G, Poleri C, Detterbeck FC, Franklin WA. Interobserver Variation among Pathologists and Refinement of Criteria in Distinguishing Separate Primary Tumors from Intrapulmonary Metastases in Lung. J Thorac Oncol. 2018 Feb;13(2):205-217. PubMed PMID: 29127023
  • Nicholson AG, Torkko K, Viola P, Duhig E, Geisinger K, Borczuk AC, Hiroshima K, Tsao MS, Warth A, Lantuejoul S, Russell PA, Thunnissen E, Marchevsky A, Mino-Kenudson M, Beasley MB, Botling J, Dacic S, Yatabe Y, Noguchi M, Travis WD, Kerr K, Hirsch FR, Chirieac LR, Wistuba II, Moreira A, Chung JH, Chou TY, Bubendorf L, Chen G, Pelosi G, Poleri C, Detterbeck FC, Franklin WA. Interobserver Variation Among Pathologists And Refinement Of Criteria In Distinguishing Separate Primary Tumours From Intrapulmonary Metastases In Lung. J Thorac Oncol. 2017 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29127023
  • Richmond AM, Blake EA, Torkko K, Smith EE, Spillman MA, Post MD. Fascin Is Associated With Aggressive Behavior and Poor Outcome in Uterine Carcinosarcoma. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Nov;27(9):1895-1903. PubMed PMID: 28704324
  • Gordon MA, D'Amato NC, Gu H, Babbs B, Wulfkuhle J, Petricoin EF, Gallagher I, Dong T, Torkko K, Liu B, Elias A, Richer JK. Synergy between Androgen Receptor Antagonism and Inhibition of mTOR and HER2 in Breast Cancer. Mol Cancer Ther. 2017 Jul;16(7):1389-1400. PubMed PMID: 28468774
  • Miles FL, Goodman PJ, Tangen C, Torkko KC, Schenk JM, Song X, Pollak M, Thompson IM, Neuhouser ML. Interactions of the Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis and Vitamin D in Prostate Cancer Risk in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Nutrients. 2017 Apr 12;9(4). PubMed PMID: 28417914
  • D'Amato NC, Gordon MA, Babbs B, Spoelstra NS, Carson Butterfield KT, Torkko KC, Phan VT, Barton VN, Rogers TJ, Sartorius CA, Elias A, Gertz J, Jacobsen BM, Richer JK. Cooperative Dynamics of AR and ER Activity in Breast Cancer. Mol Cancer Res. 2016 Nov;14(11):1054-1067. PubMed PMID: 27565181
  • Lambert JR, Whitson RJ, Iczkowski KA, La Rosa FG, Smith ML, Wilson RS, Smith EE, Torkko KC, Gari HH, Lucia MS. Reduced expression of GDF-15 is associated with atrophic inflammatory lesions of the prostate. Prostate. 2015 Feb;75(3):255-65. PubMed PMID: 25327758
  • Torkko KC, Wilson RS, Smith EE, Kusek JW, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS. Prostate Biopsy Markers of Inflammation are Associated with Risk of Clinical Progression of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Findings from the MTOPS Study. J Urol. 2015 Aug;194(2):454-61. PubMed PMID: 25828974
  • Lambert JR, Whitson RJ, Iczkowski KA, La Rosa FG, Smith ML, Wilson RS, Smith EE, Torkko KC, Gari HH, Lucia MS. Reduced expression of GDF-15 is associated with atrophic inflammatory lesions of the prostate. Prostate. 2015 Feb 15;75(3):255-65. PubMed PMID: 25327758
  • Overholser S, Nielsen M, Torkko K, Cwilka D, Weaver B, Shi X, Leach RJ, Hernandez J, Huang T, Thompson IM Jr, Thompson IM 3rd. Active Surveillance is an Appropriate Management Strategy for a Proportion of Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer by Prostate Specific Antigen Testing. J Urol. 2015 Sep;194(3):680-4. PubMed PMID: 25636657
  • Cochrane DR, Bernales S, Jacobsen BM, Cittelly DM, Howe EN, D Amato NC, Spoelstra NS, Edgerton SM, Jean A, Guerrero J, Gómez F, Medicherla S, Alfaro IE, McCullagh E, Jedlicka P, Torkko KC, Thor AD, Elias AD, Protter AA, Richer JK. Role of the Androgen Receptor in Breast Cancer and Preclinical Analysis of Enzalutamide. Breast Cancer Res. 2014 Jan 22;16(1):R7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24451109
  • Iczkowski KA, Torkko KC, Wilson RS, Lucia MS, Bostwick DG. Prostatic atrophy: its spatial proximity to carcinoma and intraepithelial neoplasia based on annotation of digital slides. Hum Pathol. 2014 Jan;45(1):54-8. PubMed PMID: 24157066
  • Schenk JM, Till CA, Tangen CM, Goodman PJ, Song X, Torkko KC, Kristal AR, Peters U, Neuhouser ML. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d concentrations and risk of prostate cancer: results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Aug;23(8):1484-93. PubMed PMID: 25085836
  • Cochrane DR, Bernales S, Jacobsen BM, Cittelly DM, Howe EN, D'Amato NC, Spoelstra NS, Edgerton SM, Jean A, Guerrero J, Gómez F, Medicherla S, Alfaro IE, McCullagh E, Jedlicka P, Torkko KC, Thor AD, Elias AD, Protter AA, Richer JK. Role of the androgen receptor in breast cancer and preclinical analysis of enzalutamide. Breast Cancer Res. 2014 Jan 22;16(1):R7. PubMed PMID: 24451109
  • Iczkowski KA, Torkko KC, Wilson RS, Lucia MS, Bostwick DG. Prostatic atrophy: its spatial proximity to carcinoma and intraepithelial neoplasia based on annotation of digital slides. Hum Pathol. 2014 Jan;45(1):54-8. PubMed PMID: 24157066
  • Werahera PN, Crawford ED, La Rosa FG, Torkko KC, Schulte B, Sullivan HT, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Kim FJ. Anterior tumors of the prostate: diagnosis and significance. Can J Urol. 2013 Oct;20(5):6897-906. PubMed PMID: 24128826
  • Parekh DJ, Weinberg JM, Ercole B, Torkko KC, Hilton W, Bennett M, Devarajan P, Venkatachalam MA. Tolerance of the human kidney to isolated controlled ischemia. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Feb;24(3):506-17. PubMed PMID: 23411786
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Languages: English
Department: Pathology
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