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Last Updated: 12/17/18

BBRB Staff Publications

Publications published in peer-reviewed journals from BBRB and its staff can be viewed here.

Authors Title Citation General Topic
Greytak SR, Engel KB, Moore HM. Maximizing the Utility of Archival Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Blocks for Nucleic Acid Analysis. Biopreserv Biobank. 2018 Aug;16(4):245-246. Biospecimen Science
Ammerlaan W, Trouet J, Sachs MC, Guan P, Carithers L, Lambert P, Frasquilho S, Antunes L, Kofanova O, Rohrer D, Valley DR, Blanski A, Jewell S, Moore H, Betsou F. Small Nucleolar RNA Score: An Assay to Detect Formalin-Overfixed Tissue. Biopreserv Biobank. 2018 Sep 19 doi: 10.1089/bio.2018.0042. Biospecimen Science
Lockhart NC, Weil CJ, Carithers LJ, Koester SE, Little AR, Volpi S, Moore HM, Berkman BE. Development of a consensus approach for return of pathology incidental findings in the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) project. J Med Ethics. 2018 Sep;44(9):643-645. GTEx
Ossandon MR, Agrawal L, Bernhard EJ, Conley BA, Dey SM, Divi RL, Guan P, Lively TG, McKee TC, Sorg BS, Tricoli JV. Circulating Tumor DNA Assays in Clinical Cancer Research. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 Sep 1; 110(9):929-934. Biospecimen Science
Greytak SR, Engel KB, Zmuda E, Casas-Silva E, Guan P, Hoadley KA, Mungall AJ, Wheeler DA, Doddapaneni HV, Moore HM. National Cancer Institute Biospecimen Evidence-Based Practices: Harmonizing Procedures for Nucleic Acid Extraction from Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissue. Biopreserv Biobank. 2018 Aug;16(4):247-250. Best Practices
Greenberg B, Christian J, Meltzer Henry L, Leavy M, Moore HM. Research White Paper; Addendum to “Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide, Third Edition”; part of an eBook entitled “21st Century Patient Registries AHRQ (Agency for Health Research Quality) Publication No. 17(18)-EHC014-EF. February 2018. Biospecimen Science
Agrawal L, Engel KB, Greytak SR, Moore HM. Understanding preanalytical variables and their effects on clinical biomarkers of oncology and immunotherapy. Semin Cancer Biol. 2017 Dec 16. pii: S1044-579X(17)30248-1. Biospecimen Science
Moore HM, Rao A, Branton PA, and Guan P are collaborators Genetic effects on gene expression across human tissues. Nature. 2017 Oct 11;550(7675):204-213. GTEx
Odeh H, Miranda L, Rao A, Vaught J, Greenman H, McLean J, Reed D, Memon S, Fombonne B, Guan P, Moore HM. The Biobank Economic Modeling Tool (BEMT): Online Financial Planning to Facilitate Biobank Sustainability. Biopreserv Biobank. 2015 Dec;13(6):421-9. Economics of Biobanking
Carithers LJ, Ardlie K, Barcus M, Branton PA, Britton A, Buia SA, Compton CC, DeLuca DS, Peter-Demchok J, Gelfand ET, Guan P, Korzeniewski GE, Lockhart NC, Rabiner CA, Rao AK, Robinson KL, Roche NV, Sawyer SJ, Segrč AV, Shive CE, Smith AM, Sobin LH, Undale AH, Valentino KM, Vaught J, Young TR, Moore HM; GTEx Consortium. A Novel Approach to High-Quality Postmortem Tissue Procurement: The GTEx Project. Biopreserv Biobank. 2015 Oct;13(5):311-9. GTEx
GTEx Consortium. Human genomics. The Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) pilot analysis: multitissue gene regulation in humans. Science. 2015 May 8;348(6235):648-60. GTEx
Greytak SR, Engel KB, Bass BP, Moore HM Accuracy of Molecular Data Generated with FFPE Biospecimens: Lessons from the Literature Cancer Res. 2015 Apr 15;75(8):1541-7. Biospecimen Research
Keen JC, Moore HM. The Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) Project: Linking Clinical Data with Molecular Analysis to Advance Personalized Medicine J Pers Med. 2015 Feb 5;5(1):22-9. GTEx
Greytak SR, Engel KB, Bass BP, Moore HM Accuracy of Molecular Data Generated with FFPE Biospecimens: Lessons from the Literature Cancer Res. 2015 Apr 15;75(8):1541-7. Biospecimen Science
Keen JC, Moore HM The Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) Project: Linking Clinical Data with Molecular Analysis to Advance Personalized Medicine J Per Med. 2015 Feb 5; 5 (1): 22-9 GTEx
Moore HM Moving toward biospecimen harmonization with evidence-based practices Biopreserv Biobank. 2014 Apr; 12 (2): 79-80 Best Practices
Engel KB, Vaught J, Moore HM National Cancer Institute Biospecimen Evidence-Based Practices: a novel approach to pre-analytical standardization Biopreserv Biobank. 2014 Apr; 12 (2): 148-50 Best Practices
Simeon-Dubach D, Moore HM BIO comes into the cold to adopt BRISQ Biopreserv Biobank. 2014 Aug; 12 (4): 223-4  
Moore HM Acquisition of normal tissues for the GTEx program Biopreserv Biobank. 2013 Apr; 11 (2): 75-6. GTEx
Best Practices
Mucci N, Moore HM, Brigham LE, Goldthwaite CA, Little AR, Lockhart NC, Scott MP, Struewing JP, Vincent SL, Compton CC; cancer Human Biobank (caHUB) Acquisition of Normal Tissue Subgroup, National Cancer Institute Meeting research needs with postmortem biospecimen donation: summary of recommendations for postmortem recovery of normal human biospecimens for research Biopreserv Biobank. 2013 Apr; 11 (2): 77-82 Best Practices
J Vaught Biospecimens in the News: Back to Basics Biopreserv Biobank. 2012 Aug; 10(4):335. Biospecimen Science
Groelz D, Sobin L, Branton P, Compton C, Wyrich R, Rainen L Non-formalin fixative versus formalin-fixed tissue: A comparison of histology and RNA quality Exp Mol Pathol. 2013 Feb;94(1):188-94. Biospecimen Science
Vaught, J Biospecimens in the News: Back to Basics Biopreserv Biobank. August 2012, 10(4): 335-335. Biospecimen Science
Vaught J, Lockhart N The Evolution of Biobanking Best Practices Clinica Chimica Acta; May 2012 Best Practices
Moore, HM The NCI Biospecimen Research Network. Biotechnic and Histochemistry Biotechnic and Histochemistry 2012 Jan: 87(1): 18-23 Biospecimen Science
Moore, HM, Zatloukal, KA, Alper, J International Priorities for Biospecimen Research Science. Submitted Policy Forum, Biospecimen Science
Lockhart NC, Yassin R, Weil CJ, Compton CC Intersection of Biobanking and Clinical Care: Should Discrepant Diagnoses and Pathological Findings Be Returned to Research Participants? Genetics in Medicine 2012; 14 (4). Return of Research Data, ELSI
Yassin R, Weil CJ, Lockhart NC Sharing Individual Research Results with Biospecimen Contributors: Point Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 2012 Feb;21(2):256-9. Return of Research Data, ELSI
Warren SW, Weil CJ, Lockhart NC Consent from Pediatric Biospecimen Donors at the Age of Majority: A Framework for Decision-Making In Prepapartion Informed Consent, ELSI
Myers KS and Lockhart NC Relations with Outside Institutions and Industry Pending Publication - Book chapter In S Jewell & D Hansel (Eds.) Developing and Organizing an Institutional Biorepository. College of American Pathologists Press. Pending publication. Public-Private Relations
Moore HM, Kelly AB, Jewell SD, McShane LM, Clark DP, Greenspan R, Hayes DF, Hainaut P, Kim P, Mansfield EA, Potapova O, Riegman P, Rubinstein Y, Seijo E, Somiari S, Watson P, Weier HU, Zhu C, Vaught J Biospecimen reporting for improved study quality (BRISQ) Cancer Cytopathol. 2011;119:92-102 Biospecimen Collection Information & Data in publications
Moore HM, Compton C, Alper J, Vaught JB International approaches to advancing biospecimen science Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2011; 20:729-732. International Biospecimen Science
Vaught J, Rogers J, Myers K, Lim MD, Lockhart N, Moore H, Sawyer S, Furman JL, Compton C An NCI perspective on creating sustainable biospecimen resources J Nat Cancer Inst Monographs 2011;42:1-7 Economics of Biobanking
Vaught J, Rogers J, Carolin T, Compton C Biobankonomics: Developing a sustainable business model approach for the formation of a human tissue biobank J Nat Cancer Inst Monographs 2011;42:24-31 Economics of Biobanking
Rogers J, Carolin T, Vaught J, Compton C Biobankonomics: A taxonomy for evaluating the economic benefits of standardized centralized human biobanking for translational research J Nat Cancer Inst Monographs 2011;42:32-38 Economics of Biobanking
Vaught J, Henderson M, Compton C Biospecimens & Biorepositories: From an afterthought to a science Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev (invited editorial), February, 2011 Biospecimen Science
Engel KB, Moore HM Effects of preanalytical variables on the detection of proteins by immunohistochemistry in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2011 May;135(5):537-43. PubMed PMID: 21526952 How preanalytical variation in FFPE affects IHC
Rubinstein YR, Groft SC, Chandros SH, Kaneshiro J, Karp B, Lockhart NC, Marshall PA, Moxley RT 3rd, Pollen GB, Miller VR, Schwartz J Informed consent process for patient participation in rare disease registries linked to biorepositories Contemp Clin Trials. 2011 Oct 24. Informed Consent, ELSI
Rubinstein YR, Groft SC, Bartek R, Brown K, Christensen RA, Collier E, Farber A, Farmer J, Ferguson JH, Forrest CB, Lockhart NC, McCurdy KR, Moore H, Pollen GB, Richesson R, Miller VR, Hull S, Vaught J. Creating a global rare disease patient registry linked to a rare diseases biorepository database: Rare Disease-HUB (RD-HUB). Contemp Clin Trials. 2010;31:394-404 Rare Disease Biobanking
Vaught JB, Hsing AW Methodologic data: important foundation for molecular and biomarker studies Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 2010: 19: 901-902. Biospecimen Research
Vaught JB, Caboux E, Hainaut P International efforts to develop biospecimen best practices Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 2010: 19:912-915 International Biospecimen Science & biobanking
Hallmans G & Vaught J Best practices for establishing a biobank Methods in Biobanking. Methods in Molecular Biology (Methods and Protocols), vol 675. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ Biobanking
Vaught JB, Kelly AB, Hewitt R A Review of International Biobanks & Networks: Success Factors and Key Benchmarks Biopreserv Biobank. 2010 7(3):143-150 International Biobanking
Yassin R, Lockhart N, González del Riego M, Pitt K, Thomas JW, Weiss L, Compton C Custodianship as an ethical framework for biospecimen-based research Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010; 19(4):1012-5 Custodianship, ELSI
Moore HM, Compton CC, Lim MD, Vaught J, Christiansen KN, Alper J. 2009 Biospecimen Research Network Symposium: advancing cancer research through biospecimen science Cancer Research 2009;69;6770-2 Biospecimen Science
Robb JA, Moore HM, Compton CC Documenting biospecimen conditions in reports of studies JAMA. 2008 Aug 13;300(6):650-1; author reply 651. PubMed PMID: 18698060. Biospecimen Collection Information & Data in publications