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Curriculum Vitae

                                                                                 

 

                                              Aviram Nissan

                                                             

Licensed Physician:                               1992, Israel.

                                                            1997, State of New York

Languages:

                                    Spoken: Hebrew, English, Arabic, French, Italian.

                                    Written: Hebrew, English

Higher Education:

 1983-1986       Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel     B.Sc. (Biology)

1987-1991       Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School, M.D.

 

Postdoctoral Training:                          

1991-1992       Intern, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

1992-1996       Resident, Department of Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel.

1996-1997       Resident (PGY-3), Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY (as part of an exchange program)

1997-1998       Research Fellow, Colorectal Service, Department of Surgery,

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, New York, NY.

1998-1999       Chief resident, Department of Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital Mount Scopus.

1999                Israeli Board Certification, General Surgery.

1999-2000       Junior Faculty, Department of Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital Mount Scopus.

2000-2001       Fellow, Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

2001-2011       Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center Mount Scopus.

2011-present    Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of surgery B, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital

 

Appointments at the Hebrew University

1997-1999       Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School, Instructor, Surgery.     

1999-2006       Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School, Lecture

2006-2011       Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School, Senior Lecturer, Surgery.

2011-present    Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School, Associate Professor of surgery.

Additional Functions/Tasks at the Hebrew University:

2003-2011       Member, Institutional Review Board (Helsinki Committee) for Experiments in Human Subjects, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School.

2009                      Member, Basic Research Strategic Planning Committee, Hadassah Medical Organization

2009                Member, Teachers-Students Committee and tutor of 5th year medical students.

2010                Member, Research Committee, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School.

 

Other Activity:

Membership in Scientific and Medical Societies:           

Israel Surgical Society

The Israeli Society for Surgical Oncology

European society for Surgical Oncology

Israeli Society for Colorectal Surgery

American Society of Clinical Oncology

The Society of Surgical Oncology

American Association for Cancer Research

Unites States Military Cancer Institute

The American Society of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies

European Union Network for Excellence in Gastric Cancer (EUNE)

            Boards of Medical and Scientific Societies

                        Scientific board of Israeli Society for Surgical Oncology

                        Ethics committee, Israel Surgical Association

                        International Committee, Society for Surgical Oncology (USA)

                        Editorial board of the Journal of Surgical Oncology

 

Honors and Awards:

1993    Faculty Prize for M.D. Thesis: Bile Salts Facilitate the Absorption of Low Molecular Weight Heparin Through the Intestinal Wall.

1997    Resident Award, American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Preoperative evaluation of the anatomy and function of the esophagus in laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: Implications for patient selection.

1999    Tehoresh Award for Cancer Research. Conjugation of monoclonal antibody A-33 to oligonucleotides.

1999    Israel Surgical Society Ami Barzilai Award for Clinical Research. Electrical Impedance Scanning of the Breast as an Adjunct to Mammography.

2000    Melwitzki Award for Surgical Research.

2003    Federico Foundation Award.

2003    The Aaron Beare Foundation Award for Cancer Research.      

2006    Faculty Prize for Original Research. Multimarker RT-PCR assay for the detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patients.

2007   USMCI CBCP award for outstanding grand rounds presentation. Minimal residual disease in epithelial tumors.

 

Research grants:

 1998-1999   Middle East Cancer Consortium Grant, Screening for BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 mutations in Palestinian women with breast cancer. Co-investigators: Prof Tamar Peretz, Dr. Ram M. Spira, Mrs. Naheel Abu Khalaf, $13,500. (Ref #32, #41)

1998-1999   Hadassah Fund for Young Investigators. Intestinal dysmotility in disease states: the role of the Intestinal Cells of Cajal. Co investigators: Prof. Menachem Hanani, Dr. Ram M. Spira. NIS 20,000. (Ref #3, #6, #9, #18. Abstracts #1-3, #5-7))

1998-1999   Hadassah Fund for Young Investigators. The role of diabetes mellitus in the pathogenesis of surgical wound dehiscence. Co investigators: Prof. Ehud Ziv, Dr. Ram M. Spira. NIS 20,000. (Ref #29. Abstracts #12, #21))

1999-2000   Israel Cancer Society. Screening for BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 mutations in Palestinian women with breast cancer. Co-investigators: Prof Tamar Peretz, Dr. Ram M. Spira, Mrs. Naheel Abu Khalaf, NIS 45,000. (Ref#32, #41)

2002-2006   Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and The Cancer Research Institute Grant, New York, USA. Identification of molecular targets for cancer vaccine therapy. Co-investigators: none, $35,000/year. (Ref: #40, #42, #53. Abstracts: #44-46, #49, #56, #59)

2002-2003   Hadassah Medical Center “Sal Klita”. Identification of molecular targets for cancer vaccine therapy. Co-investigators: none, $ 20,000 (2002), $10,000 (2003). (Ref #40, #53. Abstracts: #44-46, #49, #56, #59).

2002-2003   Israel Cancer Society. Computerized tomopgraphy of the breast. Co-investigators: Dr. Scott I. Fields. Dr. Maya Gips, NIS 45,000.

2002-2003   Israel Cancer Society. Identification of molecular targets for cancer vaccine therapy. Co-investigators: Dr. Diana Prus, Prof. Tamar Peretz, NIS 45,000

2003-2009   Beare Foundation Award for Cancer Research. Detection of Minimal Residual Disease in Breast Cancer Patients. Co-investigators: none, $20,00/year. (Ref#40. Abstracts #34, #38, #42, #50, #57)

2003-2011   Federico Foundation Award. Detection of Minimal Residual Disease in Colon Cancer Patients. Co-investigators: Prof. Herbert R. Freund, $35,000/year. (Ref # 43, #53, #61. Abstracts #39-40, #45, #53, 56, #58)

2004-2005   Women Health Foundation.  Detection of Minimal Residual Disease in Breast Cancer Patients. Co-investigators: Dr. Diana Prus. NIS 80,000 (Ref #40. Abstracts #34, #38, #42, #50, #57))

2006-2007   Israel Cancer Society Detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel lymph nodes of colon cancer patients. Co-investigators: Dr. Diana Prus. NIS 45,000 (Ref # 43, #53, #61. Abstracts #39-40, #45, #53, 56, #58)

                       

2006-2007      Women Health Foundation.  Biodegradable gels as platforms for brachytherapy for breast cancer patients. Co-investigators: Prof. Avri Rubinstein. NIS 110,000 (Ref #39, #48, #49, #59)

2007-2011 Magnet Program, Chief Scientist Office, Israel Ministry of Commerce: Bio-optical Imaging of Colon Cancer. NIS 500,000/year for 3 years.

 

2007-2009 Sheldon and Miriam Adelson Foundation for Medical Research Award . Adoptive cell therapy in advanced melanoma. $350,000 (Dr. Michal Lotem 70%, Dr. Nissan 30%). )Refs #52, #60. Abstract #52)

 

2008-2012 NIH R01 Ultrastaging of colon cancer (UECC) in combination with Dr. Anton Bilchick UCLA and Dr. Alexander Stojadinovic (WRAMC). (Toal $US 3.5 Million, Dr. Nissan -10%)

 

2009-2012 Combat Wound Initiative, Congressional Grant. Shock Wave Therapy for gunshot wound to the extremities. (Clinical part Dr. Eliashuv, Department of Orthopedics) Basic Science part (Dr. Nissan-50%) $706,361

Teaching at the Hebrew University:

Doctoral degree student:

2007-present, Yossi Kam CCAT-1 directed molecular beacons for in vivo real time imaging of colon cancer. Co-supervisor, Prof. Avri Rubinstien

2011- present, Nadia Eiyaliev, Expression of microRNA fragments in colon cancer and sentinel lymph nodes. Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum.

 

Master's degree students:

2006-2008 Raneen Abu-Sini, Detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patients using micro-RNA PCR amplification. Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum. Summa cum laude (abstract #58, 64, manuscript submitted)

2008-2010, Nadia Eiyaiev, Expression of microRNA fragments in colon cancer and sentinel lymph nodes. Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum.

2009-present, Victoria Tsivin, The role of CCAT-1 in carcinogensis of colorectal cancer. Co-supervisor, Avri Rubinstein.

 

MD thesis (medical students):

1997-2000, Efrat Levin- Blum. The impact of diabetes mellitus on the strength of abdominal wound repair in the rat. Co-supervisor, Dr. Ra, Spira and Prof. Ehud Ziv. Grade: 89.

2004-2005, Gal Sagi,. Correlation between the expression of TS and DPD and survival in colorectal cancer patients. Co-supervisor, Dr. Diana Prus. Grade: 94.

2004-2005, KerenOr Raviv,. Detection of minimal residual disease in pleural effusion of breast cancer patients. Co-supervisor, Dr. Ayala Hubert, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum Grade: 90.

2005-2006, Assaf Yanir,. Predictive factors for recurrence following sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma patients. Grade: 92.

2005-2006, Gilia Blau,. Enahnced pathological examination of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer patients. Co-supervisor, Dr. Diana Prus. Grade: 90.

2007, David Hochstein,. Detection of occult metastasis in sentinel lymph nodes of melanoma patients using RT-PCR. Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum. Grade: 90.

2007, Ido Mizrachi,. Detection of circulating tumor cells in melanoma patients using RT-PCR for : Tyrosinase, MART1, gp100, MAGE3, and NY-ESO-1 and correlation with survival.

Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum. Grade: 90.

2007, Andrea Bochem, (Amsterdam University) Detection of minimal residual disease in peripheral blood of colorectal cancer patients using quantitative PCR for CK-20 and colon associated transcript-1 (CCAT1). Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum. Grade: under evaluation.

2007, Suzi Meijer, (Amsterdam University) Diagnostic Relevance of Cytokeratin 19 (CK-19), NY-BR-1, Mammaglobin  (MGB-1) and Mammaglobin-B (MGB-2) for the Detection of Minimal Residual Disease in Peripheral Blood of Breast Cancer Patients. Co-supervisor,  Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum. Grade: under evaluation.

Dror Lubiner, 2008-2009 Correlation between clinical and molecular characteristics in melanoma. Co-supervisor, Dr. Michal Lotem. Grade: under evaluation.

Supervision of MD in basic science rotation (residents):

2005        Dr. Ronit Grinbaum Identification of Minimal residual disease in sentinel lymh nodes of colon cancer patients. Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum.

2006        Dr. Yacov Samet, development of a molecular stool assay for the detection of colorectal cancer. Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum.

2007        Dr. Bilal Kiphach, Tissue Microarray Molecular Profiling of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity.

2008         Dr. Anna Dinburg, the added value of PET scan in the staging of malignant melanoma. Co-supervisor, Dr. Martin Klein.

2009        Dr. Meir Pinto, Detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patient s using mir205. Co-supervisor, Prof. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum.

2010        Dr. Bassam Abu-Wasel, Co-supervisor, Prof. Menachem Hanani.

2011        Dr. Haggi Mazeh, Differntiation of benign form malignant thyroid nodules by PCR amplification of microRNA panel in FNA samples.

2010    Dr. Alyaian Bilal, Expression profiling of CCAT1 in various stages of colorectal cancer.

 

Courses taught

 1997-present    Surgery, 5th and 6th years of medical school

 

Aviram Nissan, M.D.

List of publications

Key to symbols:

Abbreviations:
PI: Principal Investigatior
C: Coinvestigator
S: Student
T: Technician

Doctoral Dissertation:

Nissan, Aviram. ‫ Intestinal absorption of low molecular weight heparin (Fragmin) facilitated by bile acids. Jerusalem: Hebrew University. School of Medicine; 1992.

Books:

Books Edited:

Chapters in Books:

  1. 1.                    Nissan, A.PI and Karrpeh, M.PI (2004). Neoplasms of the Small Bowel. In: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Series: Springer Specialist Surgery Series. Fielding JWL, Hallissey MT. (editors). XVI, 336p, Springer-Verlag: London.

Articles:

Original Papers in Peer Reviewed journals.

  1. Feigin, E.PI, Seror, D.PI, Szold, A.C, Carmon, M.C, Allweis, T.M.C, Nissan, A.C, Gross, E.C, Vromen, A.C and Freund, H.R.PI (1996). Water-soluble contrast material has no therapeutic effect on postoperative small-bowel obstruction: results of a prospective, randomized clinical trial. Am J Surg. 171(2):227-9. (2.337; 27/139; 36;36) 
  2. Nissan, A.PI, Zhang, J.M.C, Lin, Z.C, Haskel, Y.C, Freund, H.R.C, Hanani, M.PI (1997). The contribution of inflammatory mediators and nitric oxide tolipo­polysaccharide-induced intussusception in mice. J Surg Res. 69(1):205-7. (1.836; 43/139; 24;23) 
  3. Nissan, A.PI, Mashriki, Y.C, Zhang, J.M.C, Haskel, Y.C, Freund, H.R.C, Hanani, M.J.PI (1997). Direct inhibitory effect of erythromycin on the gallbladder muscle. Gastrointest Surg. 1(4):331-6. (2.272; 25/50, 31/139; 3;1) 
  4. Nissan, A.PI, Zamir, O.C, Spira, R.M.C, Seror, D.C, Alweiss, T.C, Beglaibter, N.C, Eliakim, R.C, Rachmilewitz, D.C and Freund, H.R.PI (1997). A more liberal approach to the surgical treatment of Crohn's disease. Am J Surg. 174(3):339-41. (2.337; 27/139; 9;9)
  5. Bar, I.PI, Simha, M.C, Nissan, A.C, Shargal, Y.C, Kramer, M.C and Merin, G.C (1997). Limited axillary thoracotomy for recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax. Harefuah.133(10):417-9, 504. (X; X; 0) (Hebrew).
  6. Nissan, API, Mashriki, Y.T, Zhang, J.M.C, Haskel, Y.C, Freund, H.R.C and Hanani, M.PI (1997). Direct inhibitory effect of erythromycin on the gallbladder muscle. J Gastrointest Surg. 1(4):331-336. (2.272; 25/50, 31/139; –; 3;1)
  7. Greenstein, R.J.PI, Nissan, A.PI and Jaffin, B.C (1998). Esophageal anatomy and function in laparoscopic gastric restrictive bariatric surgery: implications for patient selection. Obes. Surg. 8:199-206. (2.852; 17/139; 39;39)
  8. Lin, A.PI Cohen, P.C Nissan, A.C Allweis, T.M.C, Freund, H.R.Cand Hanani, M.J.PI (1998). Bacterial wall lipopolysaccharide as a cause of intussusception in mice. Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 27(3):301-5. (2.102; 26/50, 22/56, 19/78; 18;18)
  9. Nissan, A.PI, Maudlej, N.S, Beglaibter, N.C, Haskel, Y.C, Freund, H.R.C and Hanani, M.PI (1999). A direct inhibitory effect of erythromycin on rat urinary bladder smooth muscle. J Urol.161(3):1006-9. (4.053; 8/55; 7;6)
  10. Nissan, A.PI, Guillem, J.G.C, Paty, P.B.C, Wong, W.D.C and Cohen, A.M.PI (1999). Signet-ring cell carcinoma of the colon and rectum: a matched control study. Dis Colon Rectum. 42(9):1176-80. (2.627; 19/50, 19/139; 31;31)
  11. Nissan, A.PI, Cohen, A.M.PI, Graham, D.C and FitzGerald, A.C (2000). Computer-based inpatient medical record in colorectal surgery: pilot study. Dis Colon Rectum. 43(2):242-8. (2.627; 19/50, 19/139; 0)
  12. Smith, A.J.PI, Nissan, A.PI, Lanouette, N.M.S, Shi, W.C, Guillem, J.G.C, Wong, W.D.C, Thaler, H.C and Cohen, A.M.PI (2000). Prokinetic effect of erythromycin after colorectal surgery: randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. Dis Colon Rectum. 43(3):333-7. (2.627; 19/50, 19/139; 33;32)
  13. Nissan, A.PI, Ziv, E.PI, Kidron, M.C, Bar-On, H.C, Friedman, G.C, Hyam, E.T and Eldor, A.PI (2000). Intestinal absorption of low molecular weight heparin in animals and human subjects. Haemostasis. 30(5):225-32. (X; X; 11;11)
  14. Nissan, A.PI, Spira, R.M.PI, Chisin, R.C, Zamir, O.C, Prus, D.C, Klein, M.C, Badriyyah, M.C and Freund, H.R.PI (2001). Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer: a validation study and preliminary results. Harefuah. 140(6):
    468‑70. (Hebrew). (X; X; 1;1)
  15. Nissan, A.PI, Guillem, J.G.C, Paty, P.B.C, Douglas Wong, W.C, Minsky, B.C, Saltz, L.C and Cohen A.M.PI (2001). Abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer at a specialty center. Dis Colon Rectum. 44(1):27-35. (2.627; 19/50, 19/139; 26;26)
  16. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Ghossein, R.A.PI, Hoos, A.PI, Nissan, A.C, Marshall, D.C, Dudas, M.C, Cordon-Cardo, C.C, Jaques, D.P.C and Brennan, M.F.C (2002). Adrenocortical carcinoma: clinical, morphologic, and molecular charac­teri­zation. J Clin Oncol. 20(4):941-50. (15.484; 5/132; 63;63)
  17. Spira, R.M.PI, Nissan, A.PI, Zamir, O.C, Cohen, T.C, Fields, S.I.C and Freund, H.R.PI (2002). Percutaneous transhepatic cholecystostomy and delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy in critically ill patients with acute calculus cholecystitis. Am J Surg. 183(1):62-6. (2.337; 27/139; 32;32)
  18. Nissan, A.PI, Freund, H.R.C and Hanani, M.PI (2002). Direct inhibitory effect of erythromycin on human alimentary tract smooth muscle. Am J Surg. 183(4):413-8. (2.337; 27/139; 5;5)
  19. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Shoup, M.PI, Ghossein, R.A.C, Nissan, A.C, Brennan, M.F.C, Shah, J.P.C and Shaha, A.R.PI (2002). The role of operations for distantly metastatic well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Surgery. 131(6):636-43. (3.004; 16/139; 16;15)
  20. Shia, J.PI, Tickoo, S.K.C, Guillem, J.G.C, Qin, J.C, Nissan, A.C, Hoos, A.C, Stojadinovic, A.C, Ruo, L.C, Wong, W.D.C, Paty, P.B.C, Weiser, M.R.C, Minsky, B.D.C and Klimstra, D.S.PI (2002). Increased endocrine cells in treated rectal adenocarcinomas: a possible reflection of endocrine differentiation in tumor cells induced by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Am J Surg Pathol. 26(7):863-72. (4.181; 7/66, 4/139; 15;14)
  21. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Shoup, M.C, Nissan A.C, Ghossein, R.A.C, Shah, J.P.C, Brennan, M.F.C and Shaha, A.R.PI (2002). Recurrent differentiated thyroid carcinoma: biological implications of age, method of detection, and site and extent of recurrence. Ann Surg Oncol. 9(8):789-98. (3.917; 41/132, 6/139; 9;8)
  22. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Shaha, A.R.PI, Orlikoff, R.F.C, Nissan, A.C, Kornak, M.F.C, Singh, B.C, Boyle, J.O.C, Shah, J.P.C, Brennan, M.F.C and Kraus, D.H.C (2002). Prospective functional voice assessment in patients undergoing thyroid surgery. Ann Surg. 236:823-32. (7.446; 1/139; 29;29)
  23. Hoos, A.*PI, Nissan, A.*PI, Stojadinovic, A.C, Shia, J.C, Hedvat, C.V.C, Leung, D.H.C, Paty, P.B.C, Klimstra, D.C, Cordon-Cardo, C.C and Wong, W.D.PI (2002). Tissue microarray molecular profiling of early, node-negative adenocarcinoma of the rectum: a comprehensive analysis. Clin Cancer Res. 8(12):3841-9. *shares first authorship (6.250; 15/132; 34;34)
  24. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Hoos, A.PI, Nissan, A.C, Dudas, M.E.C, Cordon-Cardo, C.C, Shaha, A.R.C, Brennan, M.F.C, Singh, B.C and Ghossein, R.A.PI (2003). Parathyroid neoplasms: clinical, histopathological, and tissue microarray-based molecular analysis. Hum Pathol. 34(1):54-64. (3.034; 16/66; 30;30)
  25. Khaitov, S.PI, Nissan, A.C, Beglaibter, N.C and Freund, H.R.PI (2003). Surgery for quality of life improvement in Crohn's disease: long-term follow-up. Harefuah. 142(3):179-81. (X; X; 0). (Hebrew).
  26. Shoup, M.PI, Stojadinovic, A.C, Nissan, A.C, Ghossein, R.A.C, Freedman, S.S, Brennan, M.F.C, Shah, J.P.C and Shaha, A.R.PI (2003). Prognostic indicators of outcomes in patients with distant metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma. J Amer Coll Surgeons 197:191-7. (3.101; 14/139; 39;39)
  27. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Brennan, M.F.C, Hoos, A.C, Omeroglu, A.C, Leung, D.H.C, Dudas, M.E.C, Nissan, A.C, Cordon-Cardo, C.C and Ghossein, R.A.PI (2003). Adrenocortical adenoma and carcinoma: histopathological and molecular comparative analysis. Mod Pathol. 16(8):742-51. (4.286; 6/66; 22;22)
  28. Shpitz, B.PI, Klein, E.C, Buklan, G.C, Neufeld, D.C, Nissan, A.C, Freund, H.R.C, Grankin, MC and Bernheim, J.PI (2003). Suppressive effect of aspirin on aberrant crypt foci in patients with colorectal cancer. Gut. 52(11):1598-601. (10.015; 3/50; 15;15)
  29. Seror, D.PI, Nissan, A.C, Spira, R.M.C, Feigin, E.C, Udassin, R.C and Freund, H.R.PI (2003). Comparison of bursting pressure of abdominal wall defects repaired by three conventional techniques. Am Surg. 69(11):978-80. (1.241; 66/139; 4;4)
  30. Belzer, V.PI, Nissan, A.C, Freund, H.R.C and Hanani, M.PI (2004). Coupling among interstitial cells of Cajal in the human ileum. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 16(1):75-80. (3.364; 28/146, 14/50, 67/211; 3;3)
  31. Bar-Shai, API, Maayan, C.PI, Vromen, A.C, Udassin, R.C, Nissan, A.C, Freund, H.R.C and Hanani, M.PI (2004). Decreased density of ganglia and neurons in the myenteric plexus of familial dysautonomia patients. J Neurol Sci. 220:89-94. (2.315; 61/146, 110/211; 3;3)
  32. Nissan, A.PI, Spira, R.M.PI, Hamburger, T.T, Badrriyah, M.C, Prus, D., Cohen, T.C, Hubert, A.C, Freund, H.R.C and Peretz T.PI (2004). Clinical profile of breast cancer in Arab and Jewish women in the Jerusalem area. Am J Surg. 188:62-67. (2.337; 27/139; 8;7) 
  33. Allen, P.J.PI, Nissan, A.C, Picon, A.L.C, Kemeny, N.C, Dudrick, P.C, Ben-Porat, L.C, Espat, J.C, Stojadinovic, A.C, Cohen, A.M.C, Fong, Y.C and Paty, P.B.PI (2005). Technical complications and durability of hepatic artery infusion pumps for unresectable colorectal liver metastases: an institutional experience of 544 consecutive cases. J Am coll Surg. 201:57-65. (3.101; 14/139; 15;15)
  34. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Fields, S.L.C, Shriver C.D.C, Lenington, S.C, Ginor, R.C, Peoples, G.E.C, Burch, H.B.C, Peretz, T.C, Freund, H.R.C and Nissan, A.PI (2005). Electrical impedance scanning of thyroid nodules before thyroid surgery: a prospective study. Ann Surg Oncol. 12;152-60. (3.917; 41/132, 6/139; 2;1)
  35. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Nissan, A.C, Gallimidi, Z.C, Lenington, S.C, Logan, W.C, Zuley, M.C, Yeshaya, A.C, Shimonov M.C, Melloul, M.C, Fields, S.C, Allweis, T.C, Ginor, R.C, Gur, D.C and Shriver, C.D.PI (2005). Electrical impedance scanning for the early detection of breast cancer in young women: preliminary results of a multicenter prospective clinical trial. J Clin Oncol. 20;23:2703-15. (15.484; 5/132; 20;17)
  36. Grinbaum, R.PI, Nissan, A.C, Beglaibter, N.C, Cohen, T.C, Peretz, T.C and Freund, H.R.PI (2006). The prognostic value of CA 19-9 in the preoperative work-up of pancreatic cancer patients. Harefuah. 145;793-4, 863. (X; X; 0) Hebrew.
  37. Cohen, T.PI, Krausz, Y.C, Nissan, AC, Ben-Yehuda, D.C, Klein, M.C and Freund, H.R.PI (2006). 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-avid thyroid incedentalomas in patients with lymphoma. Isr Med Assoc J. 8:720-1. (0.577; 75/100; 1;1)
  38. Nissan, A.PI, Stojadinovic, A.C, Shia, J.C, Hoos, A.C, Guillem, J.G.C, Klimstra, D.C, Cohen, A.M.C, Minsky, B.D.C, Paty, P.B.C and Wong, W. D.PI (2006). Predictors of recurrence in patients with T2 and early T3, NO adenocarcinoma of the rectum treated by surgery alone. J Clin Oncol. 1;24:4078-84. (15.484; 5/132; 7;7)
  39. Azab, A.K.PI, Orkin, B.C, Doviner, V.C, Nissan, A.C, Klein, M.C, Srebnik, M.C and Rubinstein, A.PI (2006). Crosslinked chitosan implants as potential degradable devices for brachytherapy: in vitro and in vivo analysis. J. Control Release. 10;111:281-9. (4.756; 14/127, 20/205; 8;6)
  40. Nissan, A.PI, Jager, D.C, Roystacher, M.C Prus, D.C Peretz, T.C Eisenberg, I.C Freund, H.R.C, Scanlan, M.C, Ritter, G.C, Old, L.J.C and Mitrani-Rosenbaum, S.PI (2006). Multimarker RT-PCR assay for the detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patients. Br J Cancer. 13;94:681-5. (4.635; 27/132; 17;17)
  41. Kadouri, L.PI, Bercovich, D.C, Elimelech, A.C, Lerer, I.C Sagi, M.C, Glusman, G.C, Shochat, C.C, Korem, S.C, Hamburger, T.C, Nissan, A.C, Abu-Halaf, NC, Badrriyah, MC, Abeliovich, D.C and Peretrz, T.PI (2007). A novel BRCA-1 mutation in Arab kindred from east Jerusalem with breast and ovarian cancer. BMC Cancer. 7:14. (2.709; 61/132; 1;1)
  42. Jäger, D.PI, Filonenko, V.C, Gout, I.C, Frosina, D.C, Eastlake-Wade, S.C, Castelli, S.C, Varga, Z.C, Moch, H.C, Chen, Y.T.C, Busam, K.J.C, Seil, I.C, Old, L.J.C, Nissan, A.C, Frei, C.C, Gure, A.O.C, Knuth, A.C and Jungbluth, A.A.PI (2007). NY-BR-1 is a differentiation antigen of the mammary gland. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 15(1):77-83. (1.474; 8/17, 16/26, 40/66; 2;2)
  43. Stojadinovic, A.*PI, Nissan, A.*PI, Protic, M.C, Adair, C.F.C, Prus, D.C, Usaj, S.C, Howard, R.S.C, Radovanovic, D.C, Brberina, M.C, Shiriver, C.D.C, Grinbaum, R.C, Nelson, J.M.C, Brown, T.A.C, Freund, H.R.C, Potter, J.F.C, Peretz, T.C and Peoples, G.E.PI (2007). Prospective randomized study comparing sentinel lymph node evaluation with standard pathologic evaluation for the staging of colon carcinoma: results from the United States Military Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Group Study Gl-01. Ann Surg. 245(6):846-57. *(7.446; 1/139; 14;13) *shares first authorship
  44. Goldberg, Y.PI, Porat, R.C, Sagi, M.C, Eilat, A.C, Dedar, I.C, Shochat, C.C, Mendelson, S.C, Hamburger, T.C, Nissan, A.C, Hubert, A.C, Shalev, S.C, Bercovich, D.C, Pikarski, E.C, Lerer, I.C, Abeliovich, D.C and Peretz, T.PI (2007). [A new oncogenetic service of counseling and diagnosing for herediary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC)] Harefuah. 146(7):510-4, 576, 575. (X; X; 0). (Hebrew).
  45. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Henry, L.R.C, Peoples, G.E.C, Mittendorf, E.A.C, Lenington, S.C, Nissan, A.C and Shriver, C.D.PI (2007). Satisfaction with breast cancer screening and future screening Med Sci Monit. 13(10):CR422-9. (1.607; 48/81; 3;3)
  46. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Hooke, J.A.C, Shriver, C.D.C, Nissan, A.C, Kovatich, A.J.C, Kao, T.C.C, Ponniah, S.C, Peoples, G.E.C and Moroni, M.PI (2007). HYOU1/Orp150 expression in breast cancer. Med Sci Monit. 13(11):BR231-9. (1.607; 48/81; 3;3) 
  47. Schaden, W.PI, Thiele, R.C, Kolpl, C.C, Pusch, M.C, Nissan, A.C, Attinger, C.E.C, Maniscalco-Theberge, M.E.C, Peoples, G.E.C, Elster, E.A.C and Stojadinovic, A.PI (2007). Shock wave therapy for acute and chronic soft tissue wounds: a feasibility study. J Surg Res. 143(1):1-12. (1.836; 43/139; 10;10)
  48. Azab, A.K.PI, Doviner, V.C, Orkin, B.C, Kleinstern, J.C, Srebnik, M.C, Nissan, A.C and Rubinstein, A.PI (2007). Biocompatibility evaluation of crosslinked chitosan hydrogels after subcutaneous and intraperitoneal implantation in the rat. J Biomed Mater Res A. 83(2):414-22. (2.612; 7/44, 5/16; 5;5)
  49. Azab, A.K.PI, Kleinstern, J.C, Doviner, V.C, Orkin, B.C, Srebnik, M.C, Nissan, A.C and Rubinstein, A.PI (2007). Prevention of tumor recurrence and distant metastasis formation in a breast cancer mouse model by biodegradable implant of 131I-norcholesterol. J Control Release. 123(2):116-22. (4.756; 14/127, 20/205; 1;1)
  50. Hanani, M.PI, Nissan, A.C and Freund, H.R.PI (2007). Innervation of submucosal adipocytes in the human colon. Neurosci Lett. 428(1):7-10. (2.085; 125/211; 0)
  51. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Nissan, A.C, Shriver, C.D.C, Mittendorf, E.A.C, Akin, M.D.C, Dickerson, V.C, Lenington, S.C, Platt, L.DC, Stavros, T.C, Goldstein, S.R.C, Moskovitz, O.C, Gallimidi, Z.C, Fields, S.I.C, Yeshay, AC, Allweis, T.M.C, Manassa, R.C, Pappo, I.C Ginor, R.X.C, D'Agostino, R.B.C and Gur, D.PI (2008). Electrical impedance scanning as a new breast cancer risk stratification tool for young women. J Surg Oncol. 97(2):112-20. (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 4;4)
  52. Mchlenkin, A.PI, Uzana, R.C, Frankenburg, S.C, Eisenberg, G.C, Eisenbach, L.C, Pitcovski, J.C, Gorodetsky, R.C, Nissan, A.C, Peretz, T.C and Lotem, M.PI (2008). Capture of tumor cell membranes by trogocytosis facilitates detection and isolation of tumor-specific functional CTLs. Cancer Res. 15(6):2006-13. (7.672; 8/132; 2;2)
  53. Cohen, T.PI, Prus, D.C, Shia, J.C, Abu-Wasel, B.C, Pinto, M.G.C, Freund, H.R.C, Stojadinovic, A.C, Grakov, A.C, Peretz, T.C and Nissan, A.PI (2008). Expression of P53, P27 and Kl-67 in colorectal cancer patients of various ethnic origins: clinical and tissue microarray based analysis. J Surg Oncol. 97(5):416-22. (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 3;3)
  54. Goldberg, Y.PI, Porat, R.M.C, Kedar, I.C, Shochat, C.C, Sagi, M.C, Eilat, A.C, Mendelson, S.C, Hamburger, T.C, Nissan, A.C, Hubert, A.C, Kadouri, L.C, Pikarski, E.C, Lerer, I.C, Abeliovich, D.C, Bercovich, D.C, and Peretz, T.PI (2008). Mutation spectrum in HNPCC in the Israeli population. Fam Cancer. 7(4):309-17. (2.247; 82/132, 80/132; 0)
  55. Nissan, A.PI, Peoples, G.E.C, Abu-Wasel, B.C, Adair, C.F.C, Prus, D.C, Howard, R.S.C, Lenington, S.G.C, Fields, S.l.C, Freund, H.R.C, Peretz, T.C, Burch, H.B.C, Shriver, C.D.C and Stojadinovic, A.PI (2008). Prospective trial evaluating electrical impedance scanning of thyroid nodules before thyroidectomy: final results. Ann Surg. 247(5):843-53. (7.446; 1/139; 0) 
  56. Nagpal, J.K.PI, Dasgupta, S.C, Jadallah, S.C, Chae, Y.K.C, Ratovitski, E.A.C, Toubaji, A.C, Netto, G.J.C, Eagle, T.C, Nissan, A.C, Sidransky, D.C and Trink, B.C (2008). Profiling the expression pattern of GPI transamidase comlex subunits in human cancer. Mod Pathol. 21(8):979-91. (4.286; 6/66; 0)
  57. Pelz, J.O.PI, Stojadinovic, A.C, Nissan, A.C, Hohenberger, W.C and Esquivel, J.PI (2009). Evaluation of a peritoneal surface disease severity score in patients with colon cancer with peritoneal carcinomatosis. J Surg Oncol. 99(1)9-15. (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 2;1)
  58. Mazeh, H.PI, Samet, Y.C, Abu-Wasel, B.C, Begailbter, N.C, Grinbaum, R.C, Cohen, T.C, Pinto, M.C, Hamburger, T.C, Freund, H.R.C and Nissan, A.PI (2009). Application of a novel severity grading system for surgical complications following colorectal resection. J Am College Surg. 208(3):355-61. ( 3.101; 14/139; 0)
  59. Tirosh, B.PI, Khatib, N.C, Barenholz, Y.C, Nissan, A.C and Rubinstein A.PI (2009). Transferrin as a luminal target for negatively charged liposomes in the inflamed colonic mucosa. Mol Pharm. 6(4):1083-91. (4.565;23/216; 0) 
  60. Lotem, M.PI, Machlenkin, A.C, Hamburger, T.C, Nissan, A.C, Kadouri, L.C, Frankenburg, S.C, Gimmon, Z.C, Elias, O.C, David, I.B.C, Kuznetz, A.C, Shiloni, E.C and Peretz, T.PI (2009). Autologous melanoma vaccine induces antitumor and self-reactive immune responses that affect patient survival and depend on MHC class II Expression on vaccine cells. Clin Cancer Res. 15(15):4968-77. (6.250; 15/132; 0)
  61. Stojadinovic, A. PI, Peoples, G.E. C, Libutti, S.K. C, Henry, L.R. C, Eberhardt, J. C, Howard, R.S. C, Gur, D. C, Elster, E.A. C and Nissan, A. PI (2009). Development of a clinical decision model for thyroid nodules. BMC Surg. 9:12.  (X; X; 0, 0)
  62. Nissan, A.PI, Protic, M.C, Bilchik, B.C, Eberhardt, J.C, Peoples, G.E.C, and Stojadinovic, A.PI (2009). Predictive model of outcome of targeted nodal assessment in colorectal cancer. Ann Surg .( 2010 Feb;251(2):265-74.7.446; 1/139; A; 0)  

 

  1. Stojadinovic A, Eberhardt C, Henry L, Eberhardt J, Elster EA, Peoples GE, Nissan A, Shriver CD. Development of a Bayesian classifier for breast cancer risk stratification: a feasibility study. Eplasty. 2010 Mar 29;10:e25.

 

  1. Bilchik A, Nissan A, Wainberg Z, Shen P, McCarter M, Protic M, Howard R, Elashoff D, Tyler J, Peoples GE, Stojadinovic A. Surgical quality and nodal ultrastaging is associated with long-term disease-free survival in early colorectal cancer: an analysis of 2 international multicenter prospective trials. Ann Surg. 2010 Sep;252(3):467-74.

 

 

  1. Burke S, Abu-Wasel B, Eid A, Nissan A, Hanani M. Differential effect of hyperthermia on nerves and smooth muscle of the mouse ileum. J Surg Oncol. 2011 Jan 1;103(1):92-100.

 

  1. Esquivel J, Chua TC, Stojadinovic A, Melero JT, Levine EA, Gutman M, Howard R, Piso P, Nissan A, Gomez-Portilla A, Gonzalez-Bayon L, Gonzalez-Moreno S, Shen P, Stewart JH, Sugarbaker PH, Barone RM, Hoefer R, Morris DL, Sardi A, Sticca RP. Accuracy and clinical relevance of computed tomography scan interpretation of peritoneal cancer index in colorectal cancer peritoneal carcinomatosis: a multi-institutional study. J Surg Oncol. 2010 Nov 1;102(6):565-70.

 

  1. Mazeh H, Mizrahi I, Halle D, Ilyayev N, Stojadinovic A, Trink B, Mitrani-Rosenbaum S, Roistacher M, Ariel I, Eid A, Freund HR, Nissan A. Development of a microRNA-based molecular assay for the detection of papillary thyroid carcinoma in aspiration biopsy samples.Thyroid. 2011 Feb;21(2):111-8.
  2. Stojadinovic A, Nissan A, Eberhardt J, Chua TC, Pelz JO, Esquivel J. Development of a Bayesian Belief Network Model for personalized prognostic risk assessment in colon carcinomatosis. Am Surg. 2011 Feb;77(2):221-30.
  3. Figer A*, Nissan A*, Shani A, Borovick R, Stiener M, Baras M, Freund HR, Sulkes A, Stojadinovic A, Peretz T. Mature Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing 5-Flourouracil with Leucovorin to 5-Flourouracil with Levamisole as Adjuvant Therapy of Stage II and III Colorectal Cancer- The Israel Cooperative Oncology Group (ICOG) Study.

J Cancer. 2011 Apr 1;2:177-85. *share first authorship.

  1. Nissan A, Stojadinovic A, Mitrani-Rosenbaum S, Halle D, Grinbaum R, Roistacher M, Bochem A, Dayanc EB, Ritter G, Gomceli I, Bostanci EB, Akoglu M, Chen YT, Old LJ, Gure AO. Colon cancer associated transcript-1 (CCAT1): A novel RNA expressed in malignant and pre-malignant human tissues. Int J Cancer. 2011 May 5. doi: 10.1002/ijc.26170. [Epub ahead of print]

 

 

 

 

 

Case Reports:

  1. Carmon, M.PI, Nissan, A.PI, Pappo, I.C, Perlberg, S.C, Seror, D.C and Haskel, Y.C (1994). Spontaneous rupture of the urinary bladder complicated by extensive fascitis: the importance of a high index of suspicion. Urol Int. 52(1):38-40. (0.820; 46/55; 5;5)
  2. Nissan, A.PI, Spira, R.M.C, Seror, D.C and Ackerman, Z.PI (1996). Captopril-associated "pseudocholangitis". A case report and review of the literature. Arch Surg.;131(6):670-1. (3.485; 10/139; 5;5)
  3. Nissan, A.PI, Seror, D.C and Udassin, R.C (1997). Gastric outlet obstruction caused by prepyloric mucosal diaphragm mimicking duodenal ulcer: a case report. Acta Paediatr. 86(1):116-8. (1.411; 32/78; 3;3)
  4. Nissan, A.PI, Shaham, D.PI, Kaminski, N.C and Bar-Ziv, J.C (2000). Inferior vena cava (pseudo)thrombus: computed tomographic artifact occurring with right heart failure and tricuspid incompetence. Isr Med Assoc J. 2(11):859-61. (0.577; 75/100; 0)
  5. Elinav, E.PI, Salameh-Giryes, S.C, Ackerman, Z.C, Goldschmidt, N.C, Nissan, A.C, and Chajek-Shaul, T.PI (2004). Does any lower gastrointestinal bleeding in patients suffering from hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu) necessitate a full colonic visuali­zation? Int J Colorectal Dis. 19:595-8. (1.918; 34/50, 40/139; 1;1)
  6. Khaitov, S.PI, Nissan, A.C, Beglaibter, N.C and Freund, H.R.PI (2005). Failure of medical treatment in an adult cystic fibrosis patient with meconium ileus equivalent.Tech Coloproctol. 9:42-4. (X; X; 1;1)
  7. Mazeh, H.PI, Nissan, A.C, Simanovsky, N.C and Hiller, N.PI (2006). Desmoid tumor causing duodenal obstruction. Isr Med Assoc J. 8:288-9. (0.577; 75/100; 0) 
  8. Nissan, A.PI, Szold, A.C and Freund, H.R.PI (1995). Treatment of chronically draining infected echinococcal cyst with repeated injection of 96% ethanol. Dig Dis Sci. 40;1231. (1.319; 41/50; 2;2)
  9. Nissan, A.PI and Mitrani-Rosenbaum, S.C (2006). Reply: Specificity of RT–PCR for the detection of minimal residual disease in breast cancer patients. Br J Can. 94, 1762. (4.635; 27/132; 0)
  10. Stojadinovic, A.PI, Nissan, A.c, Protic, M.C, Bilchik, B.C, and Peoples, G.E.C, (2008). Alternative perspective on the rationale for lymphatic mapping for sentinel node identification in colon cancer. Ann Surg 247;902-904. (7.446; 1/139; 0)
  11. Nissan, A.PI, Mazeh, H.PI and Freund, H.R.C (2009) Re: Classification versus valuation and grading of surgical complications. J Am College Surg. (In press). 

 

 

 

Letters:

 

 

 

Reviews, commentaries, hypotheses, editorials:

  1. Shoup, M.C.PI, Nissan, A.C, Dangelica, M.I.C and Tschmelitsch, J.PI (2002). Randomized clinical trials in colon cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 11(1):133-48. (X; X; 2;2)
  2. Nissan, A.PI, Dangelica, M.I.C, Shoup, M.C.C and Hartley, J.E.PI (2002). Randomized clinical trials in rectal and anal cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 11(1):149-72. (X; X; 1;1)
  3. Dangelica, M.I.PI, Shoup, M.C.C and Nissan, A.PI (2002). Randomized clinical trials in advanced and metastatic colorectal carcinoma. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 11(1):173-91. (X; X; 4;4) 
  4. Nissan, A.PI and Freund, H.R.PI (2002). Current issues in gastric cancer therapy. Gastrointestal Onco. 4:159-63. (X; X; 0)
  5. Allweis, T.M.PI, Nissan, A.C, Spira, R.M.C, Sklair-Levy, M.C, Freund, H.R.C and Peretz, T.PI (2003). Screening mammography for early diagnosis of breast cancer: facts, controversies, and the implementation in Israel. Harefuah. 142(4):281-6. (X; X; 2;2). (Hebrew).
  6. Esquivel, J.PI, Nissan, A.C and Stojadinovic, A.PI (2008). Cytoreductive surgery and heated intra-peritoneal chmotherapy in the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis of colorectal origin: the need for practice altering data. J Surg Oncol. 98(6):397-8. (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 0)
  7. Sini, R.A.ST, Trink, B.C and Nissan, A.PI (2009). The role of microRNA in tumorigenesis: Key players or innocent bystanders. J Surg Oncol. 99(3):135-6. (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 0) 
  8. Nissan, A.PI, Stojadinovic, A.C, Esquivel, J.C and Piso, P,PI (2009). Evidence-based medicine in the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis: past, present and future. J Surg Oncol. 100 (4): 335-44 (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 0)
  9. Piso, P,PI Glockzin GC, Von Breitenbuch PC, Popp FC, Dahlke M.H.C, Schlitt, H.J.C, Nissan, A.PI (2009). Quality of life after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic chemotherapy for peritoneal surface malignancies. J Surg Oncol. 100(4):317-20 (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 0) 

 

 

 

Guest Editorials

  1. Nissan, A.PI (2007). Minimal residual disease, the rationale for adjuvant therapy in epithelial malignancies. J Surg Oncol. 96(3)185-7. (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 0)
  2. Piso, P.PI and Nissan, A.PI (2009). Two decades of multimodality treatment for peritoneal surface malignancies: a tribute to the pioneers of this field. J Surg Oncol. 100(4):285-6. (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 0)
  3. Nissan A, Garofalo A, Esquivel J. Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intra-peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for gastric adenocarcinoma: why haven't we reached the promised land? J Surg Oncol. 2010 Oct 1;102(5):359-60. (2.384; 72/132, 26/139; 0)
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Video presentations

  1. 1.                    Nissan A, Wong W.D., Farouk, E, Paty, P.B., Guillem, J.G, and Cohen, A.M. Techniques for coloanal anastomosis for distal rectal cancer. American College of Surgeons Video Library. 2001. IF: N/A; Rank: N/A; TC: ; NC: N/A.
  2. 2.                    Nissan A, Freund HR. Total Mesorectal Excision for low rectal cancers. Johnson & Johnson Surgical Education Series. IF: N/A; Rank: N/A; TC: ; NC: N/A.
  3. 3.                    Nissan A, Freund HR. Sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer. Johnson & Johnson Surgical Education Series. IF: N/A; Rank: N/A; TC: ; NC: N/A.

 

 

 

Participation in Scientific conferences, Lectures, and Other Activity:
Invited Lectures:

  1. Nissan, A. (2003) Preventive surgery of breast cancer. Invited lecture. ISSO meeting.
  2. Nissan, A. (2005). Clinical breast examination. Erika Harel Memorial Cancer Prevention Meeting.
  3. Nissan, A. (2005) Screening mammography under the age of 50. Erika Harel Memorial Cancer Prevention Meeting.
  4. Nissan, A., (2006) Minimal residual disease as target for cancer vaccines. Research seminars in clinical oncology. University of Zurich.
  5. Nissan, A., (2007) Minimal residual disease as target for immunotherapy. Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC. Grand Rounds.
  6. Nissan, A., (2007) Molecular surgery. Biennial cancer symposium of the Israel Society of surgical oncology – ISSO. Caesarea, Israel.
  7. Nissan A., (2008) Updates on Randomized Trials for IP Therapy. In:° Mediterranean Course on Hyperthermia in Oncology: from Physics to Clinical Applications May 22nd - Friday May 23rd, 2008: Napoli, Italy.
  8. Nissan A., (2008) The development of a new HIPEC center. International symposium on peritoneal carcinomatosis, Regensburg, Germany. June 12-14, 2008.
  9. Nissan A., (2008) The academic surgeon: an endangered species? Metabolism of the surgical Patient. Leadership and mentorship in surgery: A tribute to Prof. Herbert R. Freund, Jerusalem, Israel.
  10. Nissan, A., (2009) Colorectal cancer: problems and future directions in diagnosis, staging & follow-up. Bio Medical Photonics Consortium Annual Meeting. Haifa. Israel.
  11. Nissan, A. Anti-CTLA-4: an emerging class of modulatory antibodies to overcome melanoma immune tolerance. Lecture was given at the 12th world congress on Cancers of the skin. (2009). Tel Aviv Israel.
  12. Nissan, A., Peritoneum – High risk for peritoneal spread. (2009) World Congress for the advancement of surgery in Israel. Jerusalem, Israel.
  13. Nissan, A., (2009) Treatment of peritoneal surface malignancies: past, present, and future. Research seminars in clinical oncology. University of Zurich.
  14. Nissan, A., (2009) Ideal study on multimodality approach for peritoneal carcinomatosis. International symposium on peritoneal carcinomatosis, Regensburg, Germany.
  15. Nissan A., (2009) Non-coding RNAs in tumorogenesis: Key players or innocent bystanders. Grand rounds, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and Armed forces Institute of Pathology. Washington D.C., USA.
  16. Nissan, A., Hanani, M., Mashriki, Y., Zhang, J.M., Haskel, Y. and Freund, H.R. (1995). Erythromycin directly inhibits contractions of human and guinea-pig gallbladder muscles. Presented at the 2nd International conference on Gallstones: Causes and Management. Tel Aviv, Israel.
  17. Nissan, A, Mashriki, Y., Zhang, J.M., Haskel, Y., Freund, H.R. and Hanani, M. (1995). Direct inhibitory effect of erythromycin on the gallbladder smooth muscle. Gastroenterology :108:A1222.
  18. Nissan, A., Hanani, M., Mashriki, Y., Zhang, J.M., Haskel, Y. and Freund, H.R., (1996). Direct inhibitory effect of erythromycin on human gastrointestinal tract muscles. Gastroenterology 110: A1407.         
  19. Nissan, A., Ziv, E., Kidron, M., Bar-On, H., Hy-Am, E. and Eldor, A. (1996).
  20. Intestinal absorption of LMW heparin facilitated by bile acids in healthy
  21. individuals. Br. J. Hematol. 93:28.
  22. Hanani, M., Nissan, A., Lin, Z., Cohen, P. and Freund, H.R. (1996). Introduction of intussusception in mice by intraperitoneal injection of lipopolysaccharide. Gastroenterology 110; A1389. 
  23. Nissan, A., Zhang, J.M., Lin, Z., Haskel, Y., Freund, H.R. and Hanani, M. (1996). The contribution of inflammatory mediators and nitric oxide to lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced intussusception in mice. Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Academic-Surgery. Chicago, IL, USA.
  24. Nissan A, Zhang JM, Haskel Y, Freund HR, Hanani M. (1997). Erythromycin directly inhibits contraction of rat urinary bladder smooth muscle. Surgical Forum., Vol XLVIII; 780-782 
  25. Nissan, A., Rabner, J.G., Kaiser, S., Jaffin, B.W. and Greenstein, R.J. (1997). Preoperative evaluation of the anatomy and function of the esophagus in laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: Implications for patient selection. Obes Surg. 7;112A.        
  26. Jaffin, B.W., Nissan, A., Konepflmacer, P., Rabner, J.G. and Greenstein, R.J. (1997). Esophageal dysmotility in morbid obesity. Am J Gastroenterol. 92;1593.
  27. Greenstein, R.J., Nissan, A. and Jaffin, B. (1997) Esophageal anatomy and function in laparoscopic gastric restrictive bariatric surgery: Implications for patient selection. Presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the American-Society-for-Bariatric-Surgery. Chicago, Illinois.
  28. Nissan, A., Paty, P.B., Guillem, J.G. and Cohen, A.M. (1998). Signet-ring carcinoma of the colon and rectum: A matched control study. Gastroenterology 114:SO180.
  29. Seror, D., Nissan, A., Spira, R.M., Feigin, E., Udassin, R. and Freund, H.R. (1998). In vitro evaluation of abdominal wall closure by measurement of bursting pressure. Gastroenterology. SSAT A1425; SO230.
  30. Nissan, A., Minsky, B., Guillem, J.G., Paty, P.B., Wong, W.D. and Cohen, A.M. (1998). Abdominperineal resection for primary adenocarcinoma of the rectum: The impact of radiotherapy on early complications, late complications and cancer outcome. Presented at the 1st Anglo-Israel cancer conference. Eilat, Israel.
  31. Spira, R.M., Nissan, A., Fields, S.L., Zamir, O., Cohen, T. And Freund, H.R. (1999). Percutaneous transhepatic cholecystostomy and delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy as treatment policy for critically ill patients with acute cholecystitis. Gastroenterology. 116:SO265.
  32. Nissan A., Spira, R.M., Freund, H.R. and Fields, S.I. (1999). Electrical impedance imaging of the breast as an adjunct to mammography. Presented at the 52nd Annual cancer symposium, Society of Surgical Oncology Orlando, FL, USA.
  33. Fields, S.L., Nissan, A., Spira, R., Pearlman, A.L., Craciun, I., and Freund, H. (1999). Targeted electrical impedance scanning (EIS) of the breast as an adjunct to mammography. Radiology 213P:438.
  34. Smith, A.J., Nissan, A., Lanouette, N.M., Shi, W.J., Guillem, J.G., Wong, W.D., Thaler, H. and Cohen, A.M. (1999). Prokinetic effect of erythromycin after colorectal surgery – Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Montreal, Canada.
  35. Nissan, A., Spira, R.M., Freund, H.R., Fields, S.I. (2000). Imaging of the breast with electrical impedance scanning as an adjunct to mammography. Experience in 140 patients. Presented at the European Society of Surgical Oncology, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  36. Nissan, A., Spira, R.M., Zamir, O., Beglaibter, N., Peretz, T., Prus, D., Chisin, R. and Freund, H.R. (2000). Introduction and implamentation of sentinel lymph node biopsy in clinical practice: a validation study. Presented at the SIS meeting Cancun, Mexico.
  37. Nissan, A., Spira, R.M., Freund, H.R., Fields, S.I. (2000). Imaging of the breast with electrical impedance scanning as an adjunct to mammography. Presented at the XI International Congress of Senology. Mexico.
  38. Spira, R.M., Nissan, A., Levine-Blum, E., Ziv, E., Seror, D., Bar-On, H., and Freund, H.R. (2000). The influence of diabetes on the strength of abdominal wall repair in the rat. Gastroenterology. 118.
  39. Nissan, A., Spira, R.M., Freund, H.R. and Fields, S.I. (2001). Electrical Impedance of the thyroid: preliminary results of a feasibility study. Presented at the 54nd Annual Cancer Symposium, Society of Surgical Oncology Washington DC, USA.
  40. Ghossein, R., Nissan, A., Stojadinovic, A., Bieligk, S., Bhattachrya, S. and Coit, D.G. (2001). Prognostic value of tyrosinase mRNA reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction in the evaluation of melanoma sentinel lymph nodes. Proceedings of ASCO. 20:355a.
  41. Nissan, A., Spira, R.M., Hamburger, T., Badrriyyah, M., Prus, D., Freund, H.R. and Peretz, T. (2001). High incidence of locally advanced breast cancer in young Palestinian-Arab women. Proceedings of ASCO. 20: 32b.
  42. Nissan, A., Shia, J., Klimstra, D.M., Paty, P.B., Guillem, J.G., Wang, R. and Wong, W.D. (2001). Can endorectal ultrasound stratify T-staging of primary rectal cancer? Dis Colon Rectum. 44 :A27-A59.
  43. Nissan, A., Wong, W.D., Farouk, E., Paty, P.B., Guillem, J.G. and Cohen, A.M. (2001). Techniques for coloanal anastomosis for distal rectal cancer. Presented at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. New Orelaeans, LA, USA.
  44. Cuffiford, A.T., Ferrone, C., Shia, J., Hoos, A., Nissan, A., Klimstra, D., Cordon-Cardo, C., Gerald, W. Wong, D., and Paty, P.B. (2001). Tissue microarray molecular profiling, of colorectal adenocarcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 7:677.
  45. Milamn, M., Bomstein, Y., Yarkoni, S., Nissan, A., Freund, H.R., Ziv, Y., Bernheim, J., Klein, E. and Shpitz, B. (2002). Bat-26 locus instability in colorectal cancer patients with different ethnic background: a preliminary study. Presented at ESSO.
  46. Shpitz, B., Klein, E., Bomstein, Y., Bulkan, G., Neufeld, D., Nissan, A., Freund, H.R., Gochberg, S. and Bernheim, J. (2002). Chemopreventive effect of aspirin on aberrant crypt foci in patients with sporadic colorectal cancer. Presented at ESSO.
  47. Shoup, M., Stojadinovic, A., Nissan, A., Ghossein, R.A., Freedman, S., Brennan, M.F., Shah, J.P. and Shaha, A.R. (2002). Prognostic indicators of outcomes in patients with distant metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Presented at the 88th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. San Francisco, California.
  48. Stojadinovic, A., Shaha, A.R., Orlikoff, R.F., Nissan, A., Kornak, M.F., Singh, B., Boyle, J.O., Shah, J.P., Brennan, M.F. and Kraus, D.H. (2002). Prospective functional voice assessment in patients undergoing thyroid surgery Presented at the Annual Meetring of the European Surgical Association Lisbon, Portugal.
  49. Nissan, A., Zamir, O., Cohen, T., Allweis, T., Spira, R.M. Prus, D., Badrriyyah, M., Klein, M., Hamburger, T., Greenboim, R., Peretz, T. and Freund, H.R. (2003). Is there a role for frozen section of sentinel lymph node in breast cancer? Presented at the Isarel Surgical Association Bi-Annual Meeting.
  50. Nissan, A., Jinru, S., Klimstra, D., Paty, P.B., Guillem, J.G., Cohen, A. and Wong, W.D. (2003). The value of endorectal ultrasound in sub-staging of primary rectal cancer. Presented at the 2nd annual meeting of ISCORT, Eilat, Israel.
  51. Nissan, A., Jager, D., Peretz, T., Roycetacher, M., Prus, D., Isenberg, I., Scanlan, M., Freund, H.R., Old, L.J. and Mittrani-Rosenbaum S. (2004). Detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patients by RT-PCR using novel molecular markers. Proceeding of American Association for Cancer Research. Vol. 45: 759.
  52. Stojadinovic, A., Fields, S.I., Shriver, C.D., Peretz, T., Freund, H.R. and Nissan, A. (2004). Electrical Impedance Scanning of thyroid nodules prior to thyroid surgery: A prospective study. Ann Surg Oncol 11: S64. Presented at the Annual Cancer Symposium of the Society-of-Surgical-Oncology. New York, New York.
  53. Stojadinovic, A., Nissan, A., Gallimidi, Z., Lenington, S., Logan, W., Zuley, M., Yeshaya, A., Shimonov, M., Melloul, M., Fields, S., Allweis, T., Ginor, R., Gur, D. and Shriver, C. (2004). Electrical impedance scanning (EIS) for the early detection of breast cancer in young women: preliminary results of 1,103 patients taking part in a multi-center prospective trial. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 88:S10. Presented at the 27th Annual Charles A Colman San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX.
  54. Stojadinovic, A., Fields, S.L., Shriver, C.D., Peretz, T., Freund, H.R. and Nissan, A. (2004). Electrical impedance scanning of thyroid nodules prior to thyroid surgery: A prospective study Annals of Surgical Oncology, 11(2):S64-S64 Presented at the 57th, Annual Cancer Symposium of the Society-of-Surgical-Oncology. New York, New York.
  55. Nissan, A., Jager, D., Pertz, T. Roycetacher, M., Prus, D., Eisenberg, I., Freund, H.R. Scanlan, M., Old, L., Mitrani-Rosenbaum, S. Multimarker (2004). RT-PCR assay for the detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patients. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research. 45;759.
  56. Grinbaum, R. Rosenbaum, S. Roycetacher, M. Eisenberg, I. Prus, D. Peretz, T. Freund, H. R. Nissan, A. (2005) Novel real-time PCR assay for the detection of minimal residual disease in colon cancer patients Presented at the Inaugural Joint American-Israeli Conference on Cancer. Jerusalem, Israel.
  57. Cohen, T., Pruss, D., Pinto, M., Peretz, T., Freund, H.R. and Nissan, A. (2005). Expression of molecular markers in colorectal cancer: a tissue micro-array. Presented at the 24th Conference of the Israel Surgical Association, Israel.
  58. Nissan, A., Samet, Y., Allweis, T., Prus, D., Zamir, O., Cohen, T., Haskel, Y., Klein, M., Freund, H. (2005). The role of frozen section and enhanced pathological examination of sentinel lymph node in breast cancer: our experience in 420 patients. Presented at the 24th Conference of the Israel Surgical Association, Israel.
  59. Nissan, A., Jager, D., Mazeh, H. Roycetacher, M., Prus, D., Isenberg, I., Rosenbaum, S., Riter, G., Scanlan, M., Old, L.J. and Freund, H.R. (2005). Amplification of 3 molecular markers for the evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes. Presented at the 24th Conference of the Israel Surgical Association, Israel.
  60. Nissan, A., Allweis, T.M., Sklair-Levi, M., Sela, T., Prus, D., Klein, M., Peretz, T., Hamburger, T. and Stojadinovic, A. (2006). Wire versus radioisotope localization of occult breast lesions: a prospective randomized trial. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 100:S118. Presented at the 29th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium San Antonio, TX
  61. Jungbluth, A.A., Filonenko, V., Gouth, I., Varga, Z., Moch, H., Chen, Y.T., Busam, K.J., Nissan, A., Seil, I., Old, L.J. and Jeger, D. (2006). NY-BR-1 novel differentiation antigen of the mammary gland Laboratory investigation. 86: 31A. Presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. Atlanta, GA.
  62. Cohen, T., Prus, D., Shia, J., Grakov, A., Peretz, T., Freund, H.R. and Nissan, A. (2006). Expression and significance of p53, p27 and Ki-67 in colorectal cancer patients: a tissue micro-array study Annals of surgical oncology. 13:92-93. Presented at the 59th Annual Cancer Symposium of the Society of Surgical Oncology. San Diego, CA.
  63. Jungbluth, A.A., Filonenko, V., Gouth, I., Varg, Z., Moch, H., Chen, Y.T., Busam, K.J., Nissan, A., Sei, I., Old, S.J. and Feger, D. (2006). NY-BR-1-A novel differentiation antigen of the mammary gland Laboratory investigation. 86:31A. Presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. Atlanta, GA
  64. Grinbaum, R., Gure, A.O., Roystacher, M., Eisenberg, E., Ritter, G., Old, L.J., Stojadinovic, A., Freund, H.R., Peretz, T., Mitrani-Rodenbaum, S., Nissan, A.
    Real time-polymerase chain reaction (PCR) improves sensitivity of lymphatic staging in colon cancer patients. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research. 46; 92.
  65. Stojadinovic, A., Nissan, A., Shriver, C.D., Lenington, S., and Gur, D. (2007). Electrical impedance scanning for breast cancer risk stratification in young women. Presented at the 13th international conference on electrical bioimpedance and the 8th conference on electrical impedance tomography.
  66. Mazeh, H., Abu-Wassal, B., Badriyah, M., Beglaibter, N., Samet, Y., Zamir, O., Haskel,Y., Freund, H.R. and Nissan, A. (2007). Application of a novel severity grading system for complications following colorectal resection. Gastroenterology. 132 4 A859-A860. Presented at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting/ASGE Postgraduate Course Meeting.
  67. Jager, D., Filonenko, V., Gout, I., Frosina, D., Eastlade-Wade, S., Castelli, S., Varga, Z., Moch, H., Chen, Y.T., Busam, K.J., Seil, I., Old, L.J., Nissan, A., Frei, C., Gure, A.O., Knuth, A. and Jungbluth, A.A. (2007). NY-BR-1 Is a differentiation antigen of the mammary gland. Applied immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology. 15(1):77-83 Presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. Atlanta, GA.
  68. Katz, D., Allweis, T., Abitbul, B., Nissan, A., Maly, B., Pikarsky, E., Peretz, T. Discordant expression of estrogen receptor and her-w/new between primary breast tumor and corresponding involved axillary lymph nodes may impact prognosis. (2007). Presented at the Biennial cancer symposium of the Israel Society of surgical oncology – ISSO. Ceasarea, Israel.
  69. Lotem, L., Kaduri, L., Shiloni, E., Nissan, A., Gimmon, Z., Ben David, I., Hamburger, T., Drize, O., Peretz, T., (2007) Autologous cell vaccine as a post operative adjuvant treatment for high-risk melanoma patients (AJCC stages III and IV). Presented at the Biennial Cancer Symposium of the Israel Society of surgical Oncology – ISSO. Ceasarea, Israel.
  70. Raviv, K., Mitrani- Roenbaum, S., Hubert, A., Roistacher, M., Prus, D., Peretz, T., Fruend, H.R., Nissan A. (2007) The detection of minimal residual disease in pleural effusions of breast cancer patients using molecular markers and RT-PCR. Presented at the 25th Conference of the Israel Surgical Association, Israel.
  71. Cohen, T., Prus, D., Shia, J., Abu-Wasel, B., Pinto, M.G., Freund, H.R., Stojadinovic, A., Grakov, A., Peretz, T., Nissan, A. (2007). Expression of P53, P27 and Kl-67 in colorectal cancer patients of various ethnic origins: clinical and tissue microarray based analysis. Presented at the 25th Conference of the Israel Surgical Association, Israel.
  72. Allweis, T.M., Sklair-Levi, M., Sela, T., Prus, D., Klein, M., Peretz, T., Hamburger, T., Stojadinovic, A., Freund, H.R., Nissan, A. (2007). Wire versus radioisotope localization of occult breast lesions: a prospective randomized trial. Presented at the 25th Conference of the Israel Surgical Association, Israel.
  73. Abu-Sini, R., Mitrani-Rosenbaum, S., Roistacher, M., Eisenberg, E., Peretz, T., Freund, H.R., Nissan, A. (2008) Detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patients using micro-RNA PCR amplification. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research. 48; 1807.
  74. Stojadinovic, A., Esquivel, J., Cohen, T., Leonard, HR., Kaganov, I., Simchoni, O., Rabinovitch, E., Rotenberg, Y., Ben Shachar, I., Eid, A., Freund, H. R., Peretz, T., Nissan, A., (2008). The establishment of a new CRS/HIPEC center: Combined experience of two medical centers. Presented at the 6th peritoneal surface malignancy workshop, Lyon, France.
  75. Nissan A., Mladjan, P., Bilchik. A., Brerhardt, J., Pioples. G., Stojadivonic, A. (2009). Predictive Model of outcome of targeted nodal assessment in colorectal cancer. Presented at the ISCORT 8. Eilat, Israel
  76. Stojadinovic, A., Cohen, T., Esquive, J., Leonard, R., Kaganov, I., Simchoni, O., Rotenberg, Y., Ben shachar, I., Eid, A., Freund, H. R., Peretz, T., Nissan, A., (2009). The establishment of a new CRC-HIPEC center. Presented at the ISCORT 8. Eilat, Israel
  77. Mazeh, H., Samet, Y., Abu-Wasel, B., Begailbter, N., Grinbaum, R., Cohen, T., Pinto, M., Hamburger, T., Freund, H.R. and Nissan, A. (2009). Application of a novel severity grading system for surgical complications following colorectal resection. Presented at the 26th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Israel Surgical Association. The 26th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Israel Surgical Association.
  78. Nissan, A., Cohen, T., Grinbaum, R., Mitrani-Rosenbaum, S., Abu-Sini, R., Roycetacher, M., Pavlov, V., Bochum, A., Freund, H.R., Halle, D., Peretz, T. and Riter, G. (2009). Colon cancer associated Transcript 1-(CCAT-1): a new molecular marker for colon cancer. Presented at The 26th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Israel Surgical Association. Kfar Blum, Israel.
  79. Pinto, M., Abu-Sini, R., Roycetacher, M., Eliev, N., Pavlov, V., Mitrani-Rosenbaum, S., Peretz, T., Halla, D., Eid, A. and Nissan, A. (2009). A novel assay for MRD detection in breast cancer patients using miR-205. Presented at The 26th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Israel Surgical Association. Kfar Blum, Israel.
  80. Samet, Y., Mitrani-Rosenbaum, S., Roycetacher, M., Peretz, T. Freund, H.R., Riter, G. Old, L., Gure, A.O. and Nissan, A. (2009). A novel molecular stool assay for the detection of colorectal cancer. Presented at The 26th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Israel Surgical Association. Kfar Blum, Israel.
  81. Abu-Wassel, B., Hanani, M., Nissan, A., Eid, A., Freund, H.R. (2009). The impact of hyperthermia on gastrointestinal motility Presented at The 26th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Israel Surgical Association. Kfar Blum, Israel.
  82. Nissan. A., Cohen, T., Pinto, M., Kaganov, I., Temper, M., Hubert, A., Peretz, T.,.Simchoni, O. Freund, H.R. Rabinovitz, A., Ben-Zaken, Z., Fruss, D. Cytoreductive surgery comibined with hyperthermic intra-peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for the treatment of peritoneal surface malignancies. Presented at the 26th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Israel Surgical Association. Kfar Blum, Israel.
  83. Nissan, A., (2009). Ipilimunab 10 mg/kg induction dosing promotes T-cell activation and CTLA-4 receptor saturation in patients with advanced melanoma. Presented at the 7th World Congress on Melanoma, 5th Congress of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology. Vienna, Austria.
  84. Summers, T.A., Clifton, G.T., Gates, J.D., Dobson, L., Horkaye-Szakely, I., Shaw, J.C., Nissan, A., Sandberg, G.D., Pioples, G.E. and Stojadinovic, A. (2009). Assessment of immunohistochemical protein expression in tissue microarrays using virtual microscopic image analysis. Original papers in peer-reviewed journals;:

 

Abstracts:

Patents:

1.                   Rubinstein, A., Azab, A.K., Orkin, B., Nissan, A., Haupt, S., Srebnik, M., Udassin R. (2007) (WO/2007/052267) Biodegradable composite for internal local radiotherapy.

2.                   Nissan, A., Mitrani-Rosenbaum, S., Freund HR., Peretz, T., Roistacher, M., Old LJ., Ritter, G., Gure AO. (2008) (01787399-9-01) Colon cancer associated Transcript 1 (CCAT1) as a cancer marker.

3.                   Nissan, A., Peoples, GE., Eberhardt, J., Elster, E., Stojadinovic, A.(2009) US patent 61/166,245 Clinical decision model for thyroid nodules.

4.                   Nissan, A., Peoples, GE., Eberhardt, J., Elster, E., Stojadinovic, A. (2009) (Provisional Patent) Interval screening system for cancer and premalignant lesions of the breast.

 

 

 

IRB Protocols/Clinical Trials

  1. Nissan, A. (PI) Electrical Impedance Scanning of Thyroid Nodules Prior to Thyroid Surgery: A Prospective Study. Hadassah University Hospital Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel , IRB approved. (2002- 2006).
  2. Nissan, A. (PI) Electrical impedance imaging for the early detection of breast cancer in young women. Hadassah University Hospital Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel, IRB approved. (2002 -2006).
  3. Nissan, A. (PI) A Prospective randomized study comparing sentinel lymph node (sln) evaluation with standard pathological evaluation for the staging of colon carcinoma. (2003 -2006 )
  4. Nissan, A. (PI) Molecular phenotyping of sentinel lymph nodes, bone marrow and peripheral blood in breast cancer patients. (2006-2009)
  5. Nissan, A. (PI) Biological relevance of sentinel lymph node micrometastasis in patients with colon carcinoma. ( 2003 -2009)
  6. Nissan, A. (PI) Laparoscopic vs. open incisional hernia repair: a prospective randomized clinical trial. IRB approved (2003-2004)
  7. Nissan, A. (PI) Identification of molecular targets for vaccine therapy in cancer patients. (2002-2009) 
  8. Nissan, A. (PI) Over-expression of ion channels in malignant neoplasms (2004-2009).
  9. Nissan, A. (PI) Prospective randomized trial of wire versus radioactive isotope localization for occult breast lesions (2004-2007).
  10. Nissan, A. (PI) A Randomized phase ii study to determine potential predictive markers of response to MDX-010 (BMS-734016) in patients with unresectable stage iii or iv malignant melanoma BMS protocol CA184-004. (2006-2008).
  11. Nissan, A. (PI) Protocol CA184024: A multi-center, randomized, double-blind, two-arm, phase III study in patients with untreated stage III (unresectable) or IV melanoma receiving Dacarbazine plus 10 mg/kg of Ipilimumab (MDX-010) vs. Dacarbazine with placebo.BMS prortocol CA184024. (2006-2008).
  12. Nissan, A. (PI) Intratumoral injection of immature dendritic cells following radiofrequency ablation of liver metastasis of epithelial malignancies (2006-2008).
  13. Nissan, A. (CO) A phase I, open-label, dose-escalation, multiple dose study of the safety, tolerability, and immune response of CRS-207 in adult subjects with selected advanced solid tumors who have failed or who are not candidates for standard treatment. (2007-2009)
  14. Nissan, A. (PI) Identification of minimal residual disease in blood and lymph nodes of colon cancer, melanoma and breast cancer patients (2006-2009)
  15. Nissan, A. (PI) Anti-glycan antibodies for diagnosis of Crohn's disease: a feasibility study (2007-2008)
  16. Nissan, A. (PI) Development of a novel assay of fecal micro RNA for early detection of colon cancer (2006-2009).
  17. Nissan, A. (PI) Lectins for diagnosis of colorectal cancer feasibility study (2008)
  18. Nissan, A. (PI) Proteomic analysis of malignant and pre-malignant tissues of colonic origin (2008-2009)
  19. Nissan, A. (PI) Radical resection and intraoperative hyperthermic chimoperfusion in gastric carcinoma patients at high risk of peritoneal recurrence. Randomized multicentric phase III study (2009)
  20. Nissan, A. (PI) A phase III trial comparing FOLFOX6 + Bevacizumab or best available systemic therapy to cytoreduction + hyperthermic intraperitoneal mitomycin C + FOLFOX6 + Bevacizumab or best available systemic therapy in patients with limited peritoneal dissemination of colon adenocarcinoma (2009).
  21. Nissan, A. (PI) Transferrin as a luminal target for negatively-charged liposomes in the inflamed colonic mucosa (2008-2009)
  22. Nissan, A. (PI) Ultrastaging of early colon cancer (UECC 0107) (2009)
  23. Nissan, A. (PI) Quality of life following treatment of colorectal cancer (2009)
  24. Nissan, A. (PI) Development of a micrRNA based molecular serum and FNA assay for the detection of thyroid cancer (2009)
  25. Nissan, A. (PI) Prospective randomized trial of standard wound care versus standard wound plus shock wave therapy for traumatic wounds of the extremity (2009)
  26. Nissan, A. (PI) Ex-vivo real-time molecular imaging of colonic tumors (2009)
  27. Nissan, A. (PI) Analysis of ICG and FITC labeled-polymer binding with human colonic tissues (2009)
  28. Nissan, A. (PI) Development of imaging technology based on fluorescent nano-particles targeting the ECF receptor for diagnosis of colorectal cancer: feasibility study (2009)

 

Original papers in peer-reviewed journals;:

Thomson ISI-JCR (Journal Citation Reports,2009)

IF=journal impact factor; Rank:, Ranks1,2:=rank within subject(s) by IF

 

r/17 Anatomy & morphology

r/20 Materials science, biomaterials

r/27 Medical laboratory technology

r/52 Engineering, biomedical

r/55 Gastroenterology & Hepatology

r/57 Urology & Nephrology

r/59 Nutrition & Dietetics

r/62 Hematology                                  

r/69 Pathology

r/83 Medicine, research & experimental

r/86 Pediatrics

r/92 Radiology, nuclear medicine & medical imaging

r/107 Medicine, general & internal

r/143 Oncology              

r/156 Clinical Neurology

r/148 Surgery

r/221 Neurosciences

r/127 Chemsitry, multidisciplinary

r/219 Pharmacology & pharmacy

r/83 Medicine, research & experimental

Thomson ISI-WOS (Web of Science)

TC=TIMES CITED; NC =NET CITATIONS; N/A=NOT AVAILABLE