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Whitlock RS, Yang T, Vasudevan SA, Woodfield SE. (2020). Animal modeling of pediatric liver cancer. Cancers. Cancers (Basel). 12(2):273.

Jin J, Patel RH, Woodfield SE, Shi Y, Jin NG, Sun W, Yu Y, Vasudevan SA. Targeting LRH-1 in hepatoblastoma cell lines causes decreased proliferation. (2019). Oncology Reports. 41(1):143-153.

Woodfield SE*, Shi Y*, Patel RH, Jin J, Major A, Sarabia SF, Starosolski Z, Zorman B, Gupta SS, Chen Z, Ibarra AM, Bissig KD, Ghaghada KB, Sumazin P, Lopez-Terrada D, Vasudevan SA. A novel cell line based orthotopic xenograft mouse model that recapitulates human hepatoblastoma. Scientific Reports. 2017 Dec 19;7(1):17751. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17665-8.

Shi Y*, Commander SJ*, Masand PM, Heczey A, Goss JA, Vasudevan SA.Vascular invasion is a prognostic indicator in hepatoblastoma. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Mar 16. pii: S0022-3468(17)30166-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.03.017. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28347528.

Shi Y*, Rojas Y*, Zhang W, A Beierle E, J Doski J, Goldfarb M, B Goldin A, W Gow K, Langer M, L Meyers R, G Nuchtern J, Vasudevan SA. Characteristics and outcomes in children with undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver: A report from the National Cancer Database. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Oct 26. doi: 10.1002/pbc.26272. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27781381.

Parsons DW, Roy A, Yang Y, Wang T, Scollon S, Bergstrom K, Kerstein RA, Gutierrez S, Petersen AK, Bavle A, Lin FY, López-Terrada DH, Monzon FA, Hicks MJ, Eldin KW, Quintanilla NM, Adesina AM, Mohila CA, Whitehead W, Jea A, Vasudevan SA, Nuchtern JG, Ramamurthy U, McGuire AL, Hilsenbeck SG, Reid JG, Muzny DM, Wheeler DA, Berg SL, Chintagumpala MM, Eng CM, Gibbs RA, Plon SE. Diagnostic Yield of Clinical Tumor and Germline Whole-Exome Sequencing for Children With Solid Tumors. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Jan 28. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.5699. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26822237.

Bissig-Choisat B, Kettlun-Leyton C, Legras XD, Zorman B, Barzi M, Chen LL, Amin MD, Huang YH, Pautler RG, Hampton OA, Prakash MM, Yang D, Borowiak M, Muzny D, Doddapaneni HV, Hu J, Shi Y*, Gaber MW, Hicks MJ, Thompson PA, Lu Y, Mills GB, Finegold M, Goss JA, Parsons DW, Vasudevan SA, Sumazin P, López-Terrada D, Bissig KD. Novel patient-derived xenograft and cell line models for therapeutic testing of pediatric liver cancer. J Hepatol. 2016 Aug;65(2):325-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2016.04.009. PubMed PMID: 27117591.

Ma IT*, Rojas Y*, Masand PM, Castro EC, Himes RW, Kim ES, Goss JA, Nuchtern JG, Finegold MJ, Thompson PA, Vasudevan SA. Focal nodular hyperplasia in children: an institutional experience with review of the literature. J Pediatr Surg. 2015; 50(3):382-7.

Shi Y*, Ma IT*, Patel RH, Shang X, Chen Z, Zhao Y, Cheng J, Fan Y, Rojas Y*, Barbieri E, Chen Z, Yu Y, Jin J, Kim ES, Shohet JM, Yang J, Vasudevan SA. NSC-87877 inhibits DUSP26 function in neuroblastoma resulting in p53-mediated apoptosis. Cell Death Dis. 2015;6:e1841.. PMID: 26247726; PMCID: PMC4558500

Shi Y*, Geller JI, Ma IT*, Chavan RS, Masand PM, Towbin AJ, Chintagumpala M, Nuchtern JG, Tiao GM, Thompson PA, Vasudevan SA. Relapsed hepatoblastoma confined to the lung is effectively treated with pulmonary metastasectomy. J Pediatr Surg. 2015, in press

Felsted AE*, Shi Y*, Masand PM, Nuchtern JG, Goss JA, Vasudevan SA. Intraoperative ultrasound for liver tumor resection in children. J Surg Res. 2015;198(2):418-23. PMID: 25940155