James Costello, PhD
Associate Professor, Pharmacology

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Department: Pharmacology

Publications

  • Pei S, Pollyea DA, Gustafson A, Stevens BM, Minhajuddin M, Fu R, Riemondy KA, Gillen AE, Sheridan RM, Kim J, Costello JC, Amaya ML, Inguva A, Winters A, Ye H, Krug A, Jones CL, Adane B, Khan N, Ponder J, Schowinsky J, Abbott D, Hammes A, Myers JR, Ashton JM, Nemkov T, D'Alessandro A, Gutman JA, Ramsey HE, Savona MR, Smith CA, Jordan CT. Monocytic Subclones Confer Resistance to Venetoclax-Based Therapy in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients. Cancer Discov. 2020 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31974170
  • Joshi M, Kim J, D'Alessandro A, Monk E, Bruce K, Elajaili H, Nozik-Grayck E, Goodspeed A, Costello JC, Schlaepfer IR. CPT1A Over-Expression Increases Reactive Oxygen Species in the Mitochondria and Promotes Antioxidant Defenses in Prostate Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2020 Nov 18;12(11). PubMed PMID: 33218188
  • Tu MM, Abdel-Hafiz HA, Jones RT, Jean A, Hoff KJ, Duex JE, Chauca-Diaz A, Costello JC, Dancik GM, Tamburini BAJ, Czerniak B, Kaye J, Theodorescu D. Inhibition of the CCL2 receptor, CCR2, enhances tumor response to immune checkpoint therapy. Commun Biol. 2020 Nov 27;3(1):720. PubMed PMID: 33247183
  • McCann TS, Parrish JK, Hsieh J, Sechler M, Sobral LM, Self C, Jones KL, Goodspeed A, Costello JC, Jedlicka P. KDM5A and PHF2 positively control expression of pro-metastatic genes repressed by EWS/Fli1, and promote growth and metastatic properties in Ewing sarcoma. Oncotarget. 2020 Oct 27;11(43):3818-3831. PubMed PMID: 33196691
  • Greene CS, Costello JC. Biologically Informed Neural Networks Predict Drug Responses. Cancer Cell. 2020 Nov 9;38(5):613-615. PubMed PMID: 33096022
  • Jordan KR, Sikora MJ, Slansky JE, Minic A, Richer JK, Moroney MR, Hu J, Wolsky RJ, Watson ZL, Yamamoto TM, Costello JC, Clauset A, Behbakht K, Kumar TR, Bitler BG. The Capacity of the Ovarian Cancer Tumor Microenvironment to Integrate Inflammation Signaling Conveys a Shorter Disease-free Interval. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Dec 1;26(23):6362-6373. PubMed PMID: 32928797
  • Sobral LM, Hicks HM, Parrish JK, McCann TS, Hsieh J, Goodspeed A, Costello JC, Black JC, Jedlicka P. KDM3A/Ets1 epigenetic axis contributes to PAX3/FOXO1-driven and independent disease-promoting gene expression in fusion-positive Rhabdomyosarcoma. Mol Oncol. 2020 Oct;14(10):2471-2486. PubMed PMID: 32697014
  • Stern JL, Paucek RD, Huang FW, Ghandi M, Nwumeh R, Costello JC, Cech TR. Allele-Specific DNA Methylation and Its Interplay with Repressive Histone Marks at Promoter-Mutant TERT Genes. Cell Rep. 2020 May 26;31(8):107718. PubMed PMID: 32460014
  • Zhou H, Blevins MA, Hsu JY, Kong D, Galbraith MD, Goodspeed A, Culp-Hill R, Oliphant MUJ, Ramirez D, Zhang L, Trinidad-Pineiro J, Mathews Griner L, King R, Barnaeva E, Hu X, Southall NT, Ferrer M, Gustafson DL, Regan DP, D'Alessandro A, Costello JC, Patnaik S, Marugan J, Zhao R, Ford HL. Identification of a Small-Molecule Inhibitor That Disrupts the SIX1/EYA2 Complex, EMT, and Metastasis. Cancer Res. 2020 Jun 15;80(12):2689-2702. PubMed PMID: 32341035
  • Stern JL, Hibshman G, Hu K, Ferrara SE, Costello JC, Kim W, Tamayo P, Cech TR, Huang FW. Mesenchymal and MAPK Expression Signatures Associate with Telomerase Promoter Mutations in Multiple Cancers. Mol Cancer Res. 2020 Jul;18(7):1050-1062. PubMed PMID: 32276990
  • Pei S, Pollyea DA, Gustafson A, Stevens BM, Minhajuddin M, Fu R, Riemondy KA, Gillen AE, Sheridan RM, Kim J, Costello JC, Amaya ML, Inguva A, Winters A, Ye H, Krug A, Jones CL, Adane B, Khan N, Ponder J, Schowinsky J, Abbott D, Hammes A, Myers JR, Ashton JM, Nemkov T, D'Alessandro A, Gutman JA, Ramsey HE, Savona MR, Smith CA, Jordan CT. Monocytic Subclones Confer Resistance to Venetoclax-Based Therapy in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Cancer Discov. 2020 Apr;10(4):536-551. PubMed PMID: 31974170
  • . ImmGen at 15. Nat Immunol. 2020 Jul;21(7):700-703. PubMed PMID: 32577013
  • Goodspeed A, Jean A, Costello JC. A Whole-genome CRISPR Screen Identifies a Role of MSH2 in Cisplatin-mediated Cell Death in Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer. Eur Urol. 2019 Feb;75(2):242-250. PubMed PMID: 30414698
  • Oliphant MUJ, Vincent MY, Galbraith MD, Pandey A, Zaberezhnyy V, Rudra P, Johnson KR, Costello JC, Ghosh D, DeGregori J, Espinosa JM, Ford HL. Six2 mediates late-stage metastasis via direct regulation of Sox2 and induction of a cancer stem cell program. Cancer Res. 2019 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30606720
  • Powers RK, Culp-Hill R, Ludwig MP, Smith KP, Waugh KA, Minter R, Tuttle KD, Lewis HC, Rachubinski AL, Granrath RE, Carmona-Iragui M, Wilkerson RB, Kahn DE, Joshi M, Lleó A, Blesa R, Fortea J, D'Alessandro A, Costello JC, Sullivan KD, Espinosa JM. Trisomy 21 activates the kynurenine pathway via increased dosage of interferon receptors. Nat Commun. 2019 Oct 18;10(1):4766. PubMed PMID: 31628327
  • Washino S, Rider LC, Romero L, Jillson LK, Affandi T, Ohm AM, Lam ET, Reyland ME, Costello JC, Cramer SD. Loss of MAP3K7 Sensitizes Prostate Cancer Cells to CDK1/2 Inhibition and DNA Damage by Disrupting Homologous Recombination. Mol Cancer Res. 2019 Oct;17(10):1985-1998. PubMed PMID: 31300540
  • Tu MM, Lee FYF, Jones RT, Kimball AK, Saravia E, Graziano RF, Coleman B, Menard K, Yan J, Michaud E, Chang H, Abdel-Hafiz HA, Rozhok AI, Duex JE, Agarwal N, Chauca-Diaz A, Johnson LK, Ng TL, Cambier JC, Clambey ET, Costello JC, Korman AJ, Theodorescu D. Targeting DDR2 enhances tumor response to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy. Sci Adv. 2019 Feb;5(2):eaav2437. PubMed PMID: 30801016
  • Oliphant MUJ, Vincent MY, Galbraith MD, Pandey A, Zaberezhnyy V, Rudra P, Johnson KR, Costello JC, Ghosh D, DeGregori J, Espinosa JM, Ford HL. SIX2 Mediates Late-Stage Metastasis via Direct Regulation of SOX2 and Induction of a Cancer Stem Cell Program. Cancer Res. 2019 Feb 15;79(4):720-734. PubMed PMID: 30606720
  • Goodspeed A, Jean A, Costello JC. A Whole-genome CRISPR Screen Identifies a Role of MSH2 in Cisplatin-mediated Cell Death in Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer. Eur Urol. 2019 Feb;75(2):242-250. PubMed PMID: 30414698
  • Morgan MJ, Fitzwalter BE, Owens CR, Powers RK, Sottnik JL, Gamez G, Costello JC, Theodorescu D, Thorburn A. Metastatic cells are preferentially vulnerable to lysosomal inhibition. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Sep 4;115(36):E8479-E8488. PubMed PMID: 30127018
  • Goodspeed A, Jean A, Theodorescu D, Costello JC. A Gene Expression Signature Predicts Bladder Cancer Cell Line Sensitivity to EGFR Inhibition. Bladder Cancer. 2018 Jul 30;4(3):269-282. PubMed PMID: 30112438
  • Powers RK, Goodspeed A, Pielke-Lombardo H, Tan AC, Costello JC. GSEA-InContext: identifying novel and common patterns in expression experiments. Bioinformatics. 2018 Jul 1;34(13):i555-i564. PubMed PMID: 29950010
  • Camacho DM, Collins KM, Powers RK, Costello JC, Collins JJ. Next-Generation Machine Learning for Biological Networks. Cell. 2018 Jun 14;173(7):1581-1592. PubMed PMID: 29887378
  • Ross BC, Boguslav M, Weeks H, Costello JC. Simulating heterogeneous populations using Boolean models. BMC Syst Biol. 2018 Jun 7;12(1):64. PubMed PMID: 29879983
  • Vartuli RL, Zhou H, Zhang L, Powers RK, Klarquist J, Rudra P, Vincent MY, Ghosh D, Costello JC, Kedl RM, Slansky JE, Zhao R, Ford HL. Eya3 promotes breast tumor-associated immune suppression via threonine phosphatase-mediated PD-L1 upregulation. J Clin Invest. 2018 Jun 1;128(6):2535-2550. PubMed PMID: 29757193
  • Zuiverloon TCM, de Jong FC, Costello JC, Theodorescu D. Systematic Review: Characteristics and Preclinical Uses of Bladder Cancer Cell Lines. Bladder Cancer. 2018 Apr 26;4(2):169-183. PubMed PMID: 29732388
  • Ross BC, Costello JC. Improved inference of chromosome conformation from images of labeled loci. F1000Res. 2018;7. PubMed PMID: 31363407
  • Nickerson ML, Witte N, Im KM, Turan S, Owens C, Misner K, Tsang SX, Cai Z, Wu S, Dean M, Costello JC, Theodorescu D. Molecular analysis of urothelial cancer cell lines for modeling tumor biology and drug response. Oncogene. 2017 Jan 5;36(1):35-46. PubMed PMID: 27270441
  • Stern JL, Paucek RD, Huang FW, Ghandi M, Nwumeh R, Costello JC, Cech TR. Allele-Specific DNA Methylation and Its Interplay with Repressive Histone Marks at Promoter-Mutant TERT Genes. Cell Rep. 2017 Dec 26;21(13):3700-3707. PubMed PMID: 29281820
  • Laajala TD, Guinney J, Costello JC. Community mining of open clinical trial data. Oncotarget. 2017 Oct 10;8(47):81721-81722. PubMed PMID: 29137211
  • Zhou H, Costello JC. All Paths Lead to TRIM25. Trends Cancer. 2017 Oct;3(10):673-675. PubMed PMID: 28958384
  • Nickerson ML, Witte N, Im KM, Turan S, Owens C, Misner K, Tsang SX, Cai Z, Wu S, Dean M, Costello JC, Theodorescu D. Molecular analysis of urothelial cancer cell lines for modeling tumor biology and drug response. Oncogene. 2017 Jan 5;36(1):35-46. PubMed PMID: 27270441
  • Kanigel Winner KR, Costello JC. A SPATIOTEMPORAL MODEL TO SIMULATE CHEMOTHERAPY REGIMENS FOR HETEROGENEOUS BLADDER CANCER METASTASES TO THE LUNG. Pac Symp Biocomput. 2017;22:611-622. PubMed PMID: 27897011
  • Guinney J, Wang T, Laajala TD, Winner KK, Bare JC, Neto EC, Khan SA, Peddinti G, Airola A, Pahikkala T, Mirtti T, Yu T, Bot BM, Shen L, Abdallah K, Norman T, Friend S, Stolovitzky G, Soule H, Sweeney CJ, Ryan CJ, Scher HI, Sartor O, Xie Y, Aittokallio T, Zhou FL, Costello JC. Prediction of overall survival for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: development of a prognostic model through a crowdsourced challenge with open clinical trial data. Lancet Oncol. 2017 Jan;18(1):132-142. PubMed PMID: 27864015
  • Laajala TD, Guinney J, Costello JC. Community mining of open clinical trial data. Oncotarget. 2017 Oct 10;8(47):81721-81722. PubMed PMID: 29137211
  • Andrews FH, Tong Q, Sullivan KD, Cornett EM, Zhang Y, Ali M, Ahn J, Pandey A, Guo AH, Strahl BD, Costello JC, Espinosa JM, Rothbart SB, Kutateladze TG. Multivalent Chromatin Engagement and Inter-domain Crosstalk Regulate MORC3 ATPase. Cell Rep. 2016 Sep 20;16(12):3195-207. PubMed PMID: 27653685
  • Goodspeed A, Heiser LM, Gray JW, Costello JC. Tumor-Derived Cell Lines as Molecular Models of Cancer Pharmacogenomics. Mol Cancer Res. 2016 Jan;14(1):3-13. PubMed PMID: 26248648
  • Agarwal N, Dancik GM, Goodspeed A, Costello JC, Owens C, Duex JE, Theodorescu D. GON4L Drives Cancer Growth through a YY1-Androgen Receptor-CD24 Axis. Cancer Res. 2016 Sep 1;76(17):5175-85. PubMed PMID: 27312530
  • Saez-Rodriguez J, Costello JC, Friend SH, Kellen MR, Mangravite L, Meyer P, Norman T, Stolovitzky G. Crowdsourcing biomedical research: leveraging communities as innovation engines. Nat Rev Genet. 2016 Jul 15;17(8):470-86. PubMed PMID: 27418159
  • Rodrigues LU, Rider L, Nieto C, Romero L, Karimpour-Fard A, Loda M, Lucia MS, Wu M, Shi L, Cimic A, Sirintrapun SJ, Nolley R, Pac C, Chen H, Peehl DM, Xu J, Liu W, Costello JC, Cramer SD. Coordinate loss of MAP3K7 and CHD1 promotes aggressive prostate cancer. Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 15;75(6):1021-34. PubMed PMID: 25770290
  • Griner EM, Dancik GM, Costello JC, Owens C, Guin S, Edwards MG, Brautigan DL, Theodorescu D. RhoC Is an Unexpected Target of RhoGDI2 in Prevention of Lung Colonization of Bladder Cancer. Mol Cancer Res. 2015 Mar;13(3):483-92. PubMed PMID: 25516960
  • Borah S, Xi L, Zaug AJ, Powell NM, Dancik GM, Cohen SB, Costello JC, Theodorescu D, Cech TR. Cancer. TERT promoter mutations and telomerase reactivation in urothelial cancer. Science. 2015 Feb 27;347(6225):1006-10. PubMed PMID: 25722414
  • Goodspeed A, Heiser LM, Gray JW, Costello JC. Tumor-Derived Cell Lines as Molecular Models of Cancer Pharmacogenomics. Mol Cancer Res. 2015 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26248648
  • Jasuja R, Costello JC, Singh R, Gupta V, Spina CS, Toraldo G, Jang H, Li H, Serra C, Guo W, Chauhan P, Narula NS, Guarneri T, Ergun A, Travison TG, Collins JJ, Bhasin S. Combined administration of testosterone plus an ornithine decarboxylase inhibitor as a selective prostate-sparing anabolic therapy. Aging Cell. 2014 Apr;13(2):303-10. PubMed PMID: 24305501
  • Griner EM, Dancik GM, Costello JC, Owens C, Guin S, Edwards MG, Brautigan DL, Theodorescu D. RhoC is an Unexpected Target of RhoGDI2 in Prevention of Lung Colonization of Bladder Cancer. Mol Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25516960
  • Bansal M, Yang J, Karan C, Menden MP, Costello JC, Tang H, Xiao G, Li Y, Allen J, Zhong R, Chen B, Kim M, Wang T, Heiser LM, Realubit R, Mattioli M, Alvarez MJ, Shen Y, NCI-DREAM Community, Gallahan D, Singer D, Saez-Rodriguez J, Xie Y, Stolovitzky G, Califano A, NCI-DREAM Community. A community computational challenge to predict the activity of pairs of compounds. Nat Biotechnol. 2014 Dec;32(12):1213-22. PubMed PMID: 25419740
  • Costello JC, Heiser LM, Georgii E, Gönen M, Menden MP, Wang NJ, Bansal M, Ammad-ud-din M, Hintsanen P, Khan SA, Mpindi JP, Kallioniemi O, Honkela A, Aittokallio T, Wennerberg K, NCI DREAM Community, Collins JJ, Gallahan D, Singer D, Saez-Rodriguez J, Kaski S, Gray JW, Stolovitzky G. A community effort to assess and improve drug sensitivity prediction algorithms. Nat Biotechnol. 2014 Dec;32(12):1202-12. PubMed PMID: 24880487
  • Wang CA, Drasin D, Pham C, Jedlicka P, Zaberezhnyy V, Guney M, Li H, Nemenoff R, Costello JC, Tan AC, Ford HL. Homeoprotein Six2 promotes breast cancer metastasis via transcriptional and epigenetic control of E-cadherin expression. Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 15;74(24):7357-70. PubMed PMID: 25348955
  • Nickerson ML, Dancik GM, Im KM, Edwards MG, Turan S, Brown J, Ruiz-Rodriguez C, Owens C, Costello JC, Guo G, Tsang SX, Li Y, Zhou Q, Cai Z, Moore LE, Lucia MS, Dean M, Theodorescu D. Concurrent alterations in TERT, KDM6A, and the BRCA pathway in bladder cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Sep 15;20(18):4935-48. PubMed PMID: 25225064
  • Costello JC, Theodorescu D. Decade in review-bladder cancer: international progress: from cytology to genomics. Nat Rev Urol. 2014 Nov;11(11):609-10. PubMed PMID: 25179501
  • Xue R, Zakharov MN, Xia Y, Bhasin S, Costello JC, Jasuja R. Research resource: EPSLiM: ensemble predictor for short linear motifs in nuclear hormone receptors. Mol Endocrinol. 2014 May;28(5):768-77. PubMed PMID: 24678734
  • Kalghatgi S, Spina CS, Costello JC, Liesa M, Morones-Ramirez JR, Slomovic S, Molina A, Shirihai OS, Collins JJ. Bactericidal antibiotics induce mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative damage in Mammalian cells. Sci Transl Med. 2013 Jul 3;5(192):192ra85. PubMed PMID: 23825301
  • Ergun A, Doran G, Costello JC, Paik HH, Collins JJ, Mathis D, Benoist C, ImmGen Consortium. Differential splicing across immune system lineages. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug 27;110(35):14324-9. PubMed PMID: 23934048
  • Gazit R, Garrison BS, Rao TN, Shay T, Costello J, Ericson J, Kim F, Collins JJ, Regev A, Wagers AJ, Rossi DJ, Immunological Genome Project Consortium. Transcriptome analysis identifies regulators of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2013;1(3):266-80. PubMed PMID: 24319662
  • Costello JC, Stolovitzky G. Seeking the wisdom of crowds through challenge-based competitions in biomedical research. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 May;93(5):396-8. PubMed PMID: 23549146
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Department: Pharmacology
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