• Bystander memory T cells and IMiD/checkpoint therapy in multiple myeloma: A dangerous tango? 

      Sponaas, Anne-Marit; Waage, Anders; Vandsemb, Esten; Misund, Kristine; Børset, Magne; Sundan, Anders; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Standal, Therese (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      In this review article we discuss the role of the memory T cells in multiple myeloma (MM) and how they may influence immune responses in patients that received immunomodulating drugs and check point therapy
    • Conversion of ATP to adenosine by CD39 and CD73 in multiple myeloma can be successfully targeted together with adenosine receptor A2A blockade 

      Yang, Rui; Elsaadi, Samah; Misund, Kristine; Abdollahi, Pegah; Vandsemb, Esten; Moen, Siv Helen; Kusnierczyk, Anna; Slupphaug, Geir; Standal, Therese; Waage, Anders; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Rø, Torstein Baade; Rustad, Even Holth; Sundan, Anders; Hay, Carl; Cooper, Zachary; Schuller, Alwin G.; Woessner, Richard; Borodowski, Alexandra; Menu, Eline; Børset, Magne; Sponaas, Anne-Marit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background PD1/PDL1-directed therapies have been unsuccessful for multiple myeloma (MM), an incurable cancer of plasma cells in the bone marrow (BM). Therefore, other immune checkpoints such as extracellular adenosine and ...
    • Phosphatase of regenerating liver-3 (PRL-3) is overexpressed in classical Hodgkin lymphoma and promotes survival and migration 

      Hjort, Magnus Aasved; Hov, Håkon; Abdollahi, Pegah; Vandsemb, Esten; Fagerli, Unn-Merete; Lund, Bendik; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Børset, Magne; Rø, Torstein Baade (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Phosphatase of regenerating liver-3 (PRL-3) is implicated in oncogenesis of hematological and solid cancers. PRL-3 expression increases metastatic potential, invasiveness and is associated with poor prognosis. ...
    • Phosphatase of Regenerating Liver-3 Regulates Cancer Cell Metabolism in Multiple Myeloma 

      Abdollahi, Pegah; Vandsemb, Esten; Elsaadi, Samah; Røst, Lisa Marie; Yang, Rui; Hjort, Magnus Aassved; Andreassen, Trygve; Misund, Kristine; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Rø, Torstein Baade; Sponaas, Anne-Marit; Moestue, Siver Andreas; Bruheim, Per; Børset, Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Cancer cells often depend on microenvironment signals from molecules such as cytokines for proliferation and metabolic adaptations. PRL‐3, a cytokine‐induced oncogenic phosphatase, is highly expressed in multiple myeloma ...
    • Targeting phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase in multiple myeloma 

      Elsaadi, Samah; Steiro, Ida Johnsen; Abdollahi, Pegah; Vandsemb, Esten; Yang, Rui; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Rø, Torstein Baade; Menu, Eline; Sponaas, Anne-Marit; Børset, Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Multiple myeloma (MM) is a hematological malignancy characterized by the clonal expansion of plasma cells in the bone marrow. To date, this disease is still incurable and novel therapeutic approaches are required. ...