Recent submissions

  • Adjuvant or early salvage radiotherapy for the treatment of localised and locally advanced prostate cancer: a prospectively planned systematic review and meta-analysis of aggregate data. 

    Vale, CL; Fisher, D; Kneebone, A; Parker, C; Pearse, M; Richaud, P; Sargos, P; Sydes, MR; Brawley, C; Brihoum, M; Brown, C; Chabaud, S; Cook, A; Forcat, S; Fraser-Browne, C; Latorzeff, I; Parmar, MKB; Tierney, JF; ARTISTIC Meta-analysis Group (2020-09-28)
    BACKGROUND:It is unclear whether adjuvant or early salvage radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy is more appropriate for men who present with localised or locally advanced prostate cancer. We aimed to prospectively ...
  • Single dose prostate radiotherapy - a step too far? 

    Tree, AC; van As, NJ (2021-04-21)
  • ESTRO-ACROP recommendations on the clinical implementation of hybrid MR-linac systems in radiation oncology. 

    Corradini, S; Alongi, F; Andratschke, N; Azria, D; Bohoudi, O; Boldrini, L; Bruynzeel, A; Hörner-Rieber, J; Jürgenliemk-Schulz, I; Lagerwaard, F; McNair, H; Raaymakers, B; Schytte, T; Tree, A; Valentini, V; Wilke, L; Zips, D; Belka, C (2021-03-26)
    Online magnetic resonance-guided radiotherapy (oMRgRT) represents one of the most innovative applications of current image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT). The revolutionary concept of oMRgRT systems is the ability to ...
  • Cell-surface receptors enable perception of extracellular cytokinins. 

    Antoniadi, I; Novák, O; Gelová, Z; Johnson, A; Plíhal, O; Simerský, R; Mik, V; Vain, T; Mateo-Bonmatí, E; Karady, M; Pernisová, M; Plačková, L; Opassathian, K; Hejátko, J; Robert, S; Friml, J; Doležal, K; Ljung, K; Turnbull, C; Turnbull, C (2020-08-27)
    Cytokinins are mobile multifunctional plant hormones with roles in development and stress resilience. Although their Histidine Kinase receptors are substantially localised to the endoplasmic reticulum, cellular sites of ...
  • General anaesthetic and airway management practice for obstetric surgery in England: a prospective, multicentre observational study. 

    Odor, PM; Bampoe, S; Moonesinghe, SR; Andrade, J; Pandit, JJ; Lucas, DN; Pan-London Perioperative Audit and Research Network (PLAN), for the DREAMY Investigators Group
    There are no current descriptions of general anaesthesia characteristics for obstetric surgery, despite recent changes to patient baseline characteristics and airway management guidelines. This analysis of data from the ...
  • Transcriptome and phytohormone changes associated with ethylene-induced onion bulb dormancy. 

    Alamar, MC; Anastasiadi, M; Lopez-Cobollo, R; Bennett, MH; Thompson, AJ; Turnbull, CGN; Mohareb, F; Terry, LA
    Control of dormancy and sprouting in onion bulbs is commercially important for postharvest management. Although ethylene application is sometimes used to extend dormancy, the underlying mechanisms regulating dormancy ...
  • How to build an effective research network: lessons from two decades of the GARNet plant science community. 

    Parry, G; Benitez-Alfonso, Y; Gibbs, DJ; Grant, M; Harper, A; Harrison, CJ; Kaiserli, E; Leonelli, S; May, S; McKim, S; Spoel, S; Turnbull, C; van der Hoorn, RAL; Murray, J
    Successful collaborative research is dependent on excellent ideas and innovative experimental approaches, as well as the provision of appropriate support networks. Collaboration requires venues, infrastructures, training ...
  • MobiDB: intrinsically disordered proteins in 2021. 

    Piovesan, D; Necci, M; Escobedo, N; Monzon, AM; Hatos, A; Mičetić, I; Quaglia, F; Paladin, L; Ramasamy, P; Dosztányi, Z; Vranken, WF; Davey, NE; Parisi, G; Fuxreiter, M; Tosatto, SCE
    The MobiDB database (URL: https://mobidb.org/) provides predictions and annotations for intrinsically disordered proteins. Here, we report recent developments implemented in MobiDB version 4, regarding the database format, ...
  • Incidence of accidental awareness during general anaesthesia in obstetrics: a multicentre, prospective cohort study. 

    Odor, PM; Bampoe, S; Lucas, DN; Moonesinghe, SR; Andrade, J; Pandit, JJ; Pan-London Peri-operative Audit and Research Network (PLAN), for the DREAMY Investigators Group (2021-01-12)
    General anaesthesia for obstetric surgery has distinct characteristics that may contribute towards a higher risk of accidental awareness during general anaesthesia. The primary aim of this study was to investigate the ...
  • SARS-CoV-2 detection by a clinical diagnostic RT-LAMP assay 

    Buck, MD; Poirier, EZ; Cardoso, A; Frederico, B; Canton, J; Barrell, S; Beale, R; Byrne, R; Caidan, S; Crawford, M; Cubitt, L; Gandhi, S; Goldstone, R; Grant, PR; Gulati, K; Hindmarsh, S; Howell, M; Hubank, M; Instrell, R; Jiang, M; Kassiotis, G; Lu, W-T; MacRae, JI; Martini, I; Miller, D; Moore, D; Nastouli, E; Nicod, J; Nightingale, L; Olsen, J; Oomatia, A; O'Reilly, N; Rideg, A; Song, O-R; Strange, A; Swanton, C; Turajlic, S; Wu, M; Reis e Sousa, C (F1000 Research Ltd, 2021-01-21)
    <ns3:p>The ongoing pandemic of SARS-CoV-2 calls for rapid and cost-effective methods to accurately identify infected individuals. The vast majority of patient samples is assessed for viral RNA presence by RT-qPCR. Our ...
  • The NIV Outcomes (NIVO) Score: prediction of in-hospital mortality in exacerbations of COPD requiring assisted ventilation. 

    Hartley, T; Lane, ND; Steer, J; Elliott, MW; Sovani, MP; Curtis, HJ; Fuller, ER; Murphy, PB; Shrikrishna, D; Lewis, KE; Ward, NR; Turnbull, CD; Hart, N; Bourke, SC (2021-01-28)
    <h4>Introduction</h4>Acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD) complicated by acute (acidaemic) hypercapnic respiratory failure (AHRF) requiring ventilation are common. When applied appropriately, ventilation substantially ...
  • Germline and somatic genetic variants in the p53 pathway interact to affect cancer risk, progression, and drug response. 

    Zhang, P; Kitchen-Smith, I; Xiong, L; Stracquadanio, G; Brown, K; Richter, PH; Wallace, MD; Bond, E; Sahgal, N; Moore, S; Nornes, S; De Val, S; Surakhy, M; Sims, D; Wang, X; Bell, DA; Zeron-Medina, J; Jiang, Y; Ryan, AJ; Selfe, JL; Shipley, J; Kar, S; Pharoah, PDP; Loveday, C; Jansen, R; Grochola, LF; Palles, C; Protheroe, A; Millar, V; Ebner, DV; Pagadala, M; Blagden, SP; Maughan, TS; Domingo, E; Tomlinson, I; Turnbull, C; Carter, H; Bond, GL (2021-02-08)
    Insights into oncogenesis derived from cancer susceptibility loci (single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNP) hold the potential to facilitate better cancer management and treatment through precision oncology. However, therapeutic ...
  • Dataset of prefrontal transcranial direct-current stimulation to improve early surgical knot-tying skills. 

    Patel, R; Singh, H; Ashcroft, J; Woods, AJ; Darzi, A; Leff, DR
    Transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS) has previously demonstrated promising effects in improving surgical performance with motor region stimulation [1], [2], [3], [4]. However, extensive prior research has revealed ...
  • A molecular quantitative trait locus map for osteoarthritis. 

    Steinberg, J; Southam, L; Roumeliotis, TI; Clark, MJ; Jayasuriya, RL; Swift, D; Shah, KM; Butterfield, NC; Brooks, RA; McCaskie, AW; Bassett, JHD; Williams, GR; Choudhary, JS; Wilkinson, JM; Zeggini, E (2021-02-26)
    Osteoarthritis causes pain and functional disability for over 500 million people worldwide. To develop disease-stratifying tools and modifying therapies, we need a better understanding of the molecular basis of the disease ...
  • The deubiquitylase USP9X controls ribosomal stalling. 

    Clancy, A; Heride, C; Pinto-Fernández, A; Elcocks, H; Kallinos, A; Kayser-Bricker, KJ; Wang, W; Smith, V; Davis, S; Fessler, S; McKinnon, C; Katz, M; Hammonds, T; Jones, NP; O'Connell, J; Follows, B; Mischke, S; Caravella, JA; Ioannidis, S; Dinsmore, C; Kim, S; Behrens, A; Komander, D; Kessler, BM; Urbé, S; Clague, MJ
    When a ribosome stalls during translation, it runs the risk of collision with a trailing ribosome. Such an encounter leads to the formation of a stable di-ribosome complex, which needs to be resolved by a dedicated machinery. ...
  • Uncovering an allosteric mode of action for a selective inhibitor of human Bloom syndrome protein. 

    Chen, X; Ali, YI; Fisher, CE; Arribas-Bosacoma, R; Rajasekaran, MB; Williams, G; Walker, S; Booth, JR; Hudson, JJ; Roe, SM; Pearl, LH; Ward, SE; Pearl, FM; Oliver, AW
    BLM (Bloom syndrome protein) is a RECQ-family helicase involved in the dissolution of complex DNA structures and repair intermediates. Synthetic lethality analysis implicates BLM as a promising target in a range of cancers ...
  • Clinical practice guidelines for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing. 

    Pujol, P; Barberis, M; Beer, P; Friedman, E; Piulats, JM; Capoluongo, ED; Garcia Foncillas, J; Ray-Coquard, I; Penault-Llorca, F; Foulkes, WD; Turnbull, C; Hanson, H; Narod, S; Arun, BK; Aapro, MS; Mandel, J-L; Normanno, N; Lambrechts, D; Vergote, I; Anahory, M; Baertschi, B; Baudry, K; Bignon, Y-J; Bollet, M; Corsini, C; Cussenot, O; De la Motte Rouge, T; Duboys de Labarre, M; Duchamp, F; Duriez, C; Fizazi, K; Galibert, V; Gladieff, L; Gligorov, J; Hammel, P; Imbert-Bouteille, M; Jacot, W; Kogut-Kubiak, T; Lamy, P-J; Nambot, S; Neuzillet, Y; Olschwang, S; Rebillard, X; Rey, J-M; Rideau, C; Spano, J-P; Thomas, F; Treilleux, I; Vandromme, M; Vendrell, J; Vintraud, M; Zarca, D; Hughes, KS; Alés Martínez, JE
    BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene pathogenic variants account for most hereditary breast cancer and are increasingly used to determine eligibility for PARP inhibitor (PARPi) therapy of BRCA-related cancer. Because issues of BRCA testing ...
  • Marker-less online MR-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy of liver metastases at a 1.5 T MR-Linac - Feasibility, workflow data and patient acceptance. 

    Gani, C; Boeke, S; McNair, H; Ehlers, J; Nachbar, M; Mönnich, D; Stolte, A; Boldt, J; Marks, C; Winter, J; Künzel, LA; Gatidis, S; Bitzer, M; Thorwarth, D; Zips, D
    <h4>Introduction</h4>Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is an established ablative treatment for liver tumors with excellent local control rates. Magnetic resonance imaging guided radiotherapy (MRgRT) provides superior ...
  • Can self-management programmes change healthcare utilisation in COPD?: A systematic review and framework analysis. 

    Smalley, KR; Aufegger, L; Flott, K; Mayer, EK; Darzi, A
    <h4>Objective</h4>The study aims to evaluate the ability of self-management programmes to change the healthcare-seeking behaviours of people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and any associations between ...

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