VIOLETA SERRA



Current positions

  • Principal Investigator of VHIO´s Experimental Therapeutics Group
  • Miguel Servet Tenure Track (ISCIII)
  • Associate Member of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Clinical Cancer Research
  • Ad hoc reviewer of Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, Annals of Oncology, FEBS Letters, Breast Cancer Research,and Oncotarget

Academic Qualifications

  • 2001-2004 Postdoctoral studies at the Charité, Humboldt University of Berlin ,
  • 2004-2006 Postdoctoral studies at the National Cancer Center of Spain, Madrid, CNIO
  • 2006-2009 Postdoctoral studies at Vall d’Hebron Institute of Research, Barcelona
  • PhD from the University of Newcastle University, UK, 2001
  • Degree in Organic Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from the Institut Químic de Sarrià, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, 1996

Areas of Research

  • Career Catalyst Researcher, Susan G. Komen Foundation

Prizes and Scholarships

  • European Commission, Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Career Catalyst Researcher, Susan G. Komen Foundation

Most relevant scientific publications

  • Bruna A, Rueda OM, Greenwood W, Batra AS, Callari M, Batra RN, Pogrebniak K, Sandoval J, Cassidy JW, Tufegdzic-Vidakovic A, Sammut SJ, Jones L, Provenzano E, Baird R, Eirew P, Hadfield J, Eldridge M, McLaren-Douglas A, Barthorpe A, Lightfoot H, O’Connor MJ, Gray J, Cortes J, Baselga J, Marangoni E, Welm AL, Aparicio S, Serra V, Garnett MJ, Caldas C. A Biobank of Breast Cancer Explants with Preserved Intra-tumor Heterogeneity to Screen Anticancer Compounds. Cell. 2016 Sep 22;167(1):260-274.e22.
  • Brasó-Maristany F, Filosto S, Catchpole S, Marlow R, Quist J, Francesch-Domenech E, Plumb DA, Zakka L, Gazinska P, Liccardi G, Meier P, Gris-Oliver A, Cheang MCU, Perdrix-Rosell A, Shafat M, Noël E, Patel N, McEachern K, Scaltriti M, Castel P, Noor F, Buus R, Mathew S, Watkins J, Serra V, Marra P, Grigoriadis A & Tutt AN. PIM1 kinase regulates cell death, tumor growth and chemotherapy response in triple-negative breast cancer. Nat Med. 2016 Nov;22(11):1303-1313.
  • Drost R, Dhillon KK, van der Gulden H, van der Heijden I, Brandsma I, Cruz C, Chondronasiou D, Castroviejo-Bermejo M, Boon U, Schut E, van der Burg E, Wientjens E, Pieterse M, Klijn C, Klarenbeek S, Loayza-Puch F, Elkon R, van Deemter L, Rottenberg S, van de Ven M, Dekkers DH, Demmers JA, van Gent DC, Agami R, Balmaña J, Serra V, Taniguchi T, Bouwman P, Jonkers J. BRCA1185delAG tumors may acquire therapy resistance through expression of RING-less BRCA1. J Clin Invest. 2016 Aug 1;126(8):2903-18.
  • Early adaptation and acquired resistance to CDK4/6 inhibition in estrogen receptor positive breast cancer.Herrera-Abreu M*, Palafox M*, Asghar U, Rivas MA, Cutts RJ, Garcia-Murillas I, Pearson A, Guzman M, Rodriguez O, Grueso J, Bellet M, Cortés J, Elliott R, Pancholi S, Baselga J, Dowsett M, Martin LA, Turner NC*, Serra V*. Cancer Research. 2016 Apr 1;76(8):2301-13. IF: 9.329
  • The BRCA1-Δ11q Alternative Splice Isoform Bypasses Germline Mutations and Promotes Therapy Resistance. Wang Y, Bernhardy AB, Cruz C, Krais JJ, Nacson J, Nicolas E, Peri S, van der Gulden H, van der Heiiden I, O’Brien SW, Zhang Y, Harrell MI, Johnson SF, Candido Dos Reis FJ, Pharoah PDP, Karlan B, Gourley C, Lambrechts D, Chenevix-Trench G, Olsson H, Benitez JJ, Greene MH, Gore M, Nussbaum R, Sadetzki S, Gayther SA, Kjaer SK, kConFab Investigators, D’Andrea AD, Shapiro GI, Wiest DL, Connolly DC, Daly MB, Swisher EM, Bouwman P, Jonkers J, Balmaña J, Serra V and Johnson N. Cancer Research. 2016, May 1;76(9):2778-90. IF: 9.329/ D=1. Citations#=0
  • MEK plus PI3K/mTORC1/2 therapeutic efficacy is impacted by TP53 mutation in preclinical models of colorectal cancer. García-García C, Rivas MA, Ibrahim YH, Calvo MT, Gris-Oliver A, Rodriguez O, Grueso J, Anton P, Guzman M, Aura C, Nuciforo P, Jessen K, Argiles G, Dienstmann R, Bertotti A, Trusolino L, Matito J, Vivancos A, Chicote I, Palmer HG, Tabernero J, Scaltriti M, Baselga J*, Serra V*. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Dec 15;21(24):5499-510. IF: 8.722/ D=1. Citations#=1
  • PI3K inhibition results in enhanced estrogen receptor function and dependence in  hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. Bosch A, Li Z, Bergamaschi A, Ellis H, Toska E, Prat A, Tao JJ, Spratt DE, Viola-Villegas NT, Castel P, Minuesa G, Morse N, Rodón J, Ibrahim Y, Cortes J, Perez-Garcia J, Galvan P, Grueso J, Guzman M, Katzenellenbogen JA, Kharas M, Lewis JS, Dickler M, Serra V, Rosen N, Chandarlapaty S, Scaltriti M, Baselga J. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Apr 15;7(283):283ra51. IF: 14.414 / D=1. Citations#=26
  • Targeting a cell state common to triple-negative breast cancers. Muellner MK, Mair B, Ibrahim Y, Kerzendorfer C, Lechtermann H, Trefzer C, Klepsch F, Müller AC, Leitner E, Macho-Maschler S, Superti-Furga G, Bennett KL, Baselga J, Rix U, Kubicek S, Colinge J, Serra V, Nijman SM. Mol Syst Biol. 2015 Feb 19;11:789. IF: 14.099 / D=1. Citations#=4
  • High HER2 expression correlates with response to the combination of lapatinib and trastuzumab. Scaltriti M, Nuciforo P, Bradbury I, Sperinde J, Agbor-Tarh D, Campbell C, Chenna A, Winslow J, Serra V, Parra JL, Prudkin L, Jimenez J, Aura C, Harbeck N, Pusztai L, Ellis CE, Eidtmann H, Arribas J, Cortes J, De Azambuja E, Piccart M, Baselga J. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 2. pii:clincanres.1824. IF: 8.193 / D=1. Citations#=17
  • Effect of p95HER2/611CTF on the response to trastuzumab and chemotherapy. Parra-Palau JL, Morancho B, PegV, Escorihuela M, Scaltriti M, Vicario R, Zacarias-Fluck M, Pedersen K, Pandiella, A, Nuciforo P, Serra V, Cortes J, Baselga J, Perou CM, Prat A, Rubio IT, Arribas J. JNCI, 2014: 106(11) pii: dju291. IF: 15.161 / D=1. Citations#=12
  • Picking the point of inhibition: a comparative review of PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway inhibitors.Dienstmann R, Rodon J, Serra V, Tabernero J. Mol Cancer Ther. 2014: 13(5), 1021-31. IF: 6.107 / Q=1. Citations#=82
  • Evaluation and Clinical Analyses of Downstream Targets of the Akt Inhibitor GDC-0068. *Serra V, *Yan Y, Prudkin L, Scaltriti M, Murli S, Rodríguez O, Guzman M, Sampath D, Nannini M, Xiao Y, Wagle MC, Wu JQ, Wongchenko M, Hampton G, Ramakrishnan V, Lackner MR, Saura C, Roda D, Cervantes A, Tabernero J, Patel P, Baselga J. Clin Cancer Res. 2013: 19(24), 6976-86. IF: 8.193 / D=1. Citations#=19
  • Clinical response to lapatinib therapy of a Li-Fraumeni Syndrome patient with a novel HER2-V659E mutation. Serra V, Vivancos A, Puente XS, Felip E, Silberschmidt D, Caratù G, Parra JL, De Mattos-Arruda L, Grueso J, Hernandez-Losa J, Arribas J, Prudkin L, Nuciforo PG, Scaltriti M, Seoane J, Baselga J. Cancer Discovery. 2013: 3(11), 1238-44. IF: 15.929 / D=1. Citations#=10
  • mTORC1 inhibition is required for sensitivity to PI3K p110-α inhibitors in PIK3CA-mutant breast cancer.Elkabets M, Vora S, Juric D, Morse N, Mino-Kenudson N, Muranen T, Tao J, Bosch Campos A, Rodon J, Ibrahim YH, Serra V, Rodrik-Outmezguine V, Quadt C, Huang A, Brugge J, Rosen N, Engelman JA, Scaltriti M, Baselga J. Science Translational Medicine. 2013: 5(196): 196ra99. IF: 14.414 / D=1. Citations#=80
  • RSK3/4 mediate resistance to PI3K pathway inhibitors in breast cancer. *Serra V, *Eichhorn PJA, García-García C, Ibrahim YH, Prudkin L, Sánchez G, Rodríguez O, Antón P, Parra JLL, Marlow S, Scaltriti M, Pérez-Garcia J, Prat A, Arribas J, Hahn WC, Kim SY, Baselga J. J Clin Invest. 2013: 123(6), 2551-63. IF: 13.765 / D=1. Citations#=35
  • Development of PI3K inhibitors: lessons learned from early clinical trials. Rodon J, Dienstmann R, Serra V, Tabernero J. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2013: 10(3), 143-53. IF: 15.696 / D=1. Citations#=289
  • PI3K inhibition impairs BRCA1/2 expression and sensitizes BRCA proficiente triple negative breast cancer to PARP inhibition. Ibrahim Y H, García-García C, Serra V, He L, Torres-Lockhart K, Prat A, Anton P, Cózar P, Guzmán M, Grueso J, Rodríguez O, Calvo M T, Aura C, Diez O, Rubio I, Pérez J, Rodón J, Cortés J, Ellisen LW, Scaltriti M, Baselga J. Cancer Discovery. 2012: 2(11), 1036-47. IF: 15.929 / D=1. Citations#=167
  • Dual mTORC1/2 and HER2 Blockade Results in Antitumor Activity in Preclinical Models of Breast Cancer Resistant to Anti-HER2 Therapy. *García-García C, *Ibrahim YH, Serra V, Calvo MT, Guzmán M, Grueso J, Aura C, Pérez J, Jessen K, Liu Y, Rommel C, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Scaltriti M. Clin Cancer Res. 2012: 1:18(9), 2603-12. IF: 8.193 / D=1. Citations#=86
  • Anti-tumor activity of IPI-504, an Hsp90 inhibitor, in HER2 positive trastuzumab-resistant breast cancer. *Serra V, *Scaltriti M, Normant E, Guzman M, Rodriguez O, Lim AR, Slocum KL, West KA, Rodriguez V, Prudkin L, Jimenez J, Aura C and Baselga J. Molecular Cancer Ther. 2011: 10(5), 817-24. IF: 6.107 / Q=1. Citations#=33
  • Cyclin E amplification/overexpression, a novel mechanism of trastuzumab resistance in HER2 positive breast cancer patients. *Scaltriti M, *Eichhorn P, Cortés J, Prudkin L, Aura CM, Jiménez J, Chandarlapaty S, Serra V, Prat A, Ibrahim YH, Guzmán M, Gili M, Rodríguez O, Rodríguez S, Pérez J, Green SR, Mai S, Rosen N, Hudis C and Baselga J. PNAS. 2011: 108(9), 3761-6. IF: 9.809 / D=1. Citations#=140
  • PI3K inhibition results in enhanced HER signaling and acquired ERK dependency in HER2 overexpressing breast cancer. Serra V, Scaltriti M, Prudkin L, Eichhorn P, Ibrahim YH, Chandarlapaty S, Markman B, Rodriguez O, Guzman M, Rodriguez S, Gili M, Russillo M, Parra JL, Singh S, Arribas J, Rosen N, and Baselga J. Oncogene. 2011: 30(22), 2547-57. IF: 8.559 / D=1. Citations#=275
  • AKT Inhibition Relieves Feedback Suppression of Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Expression and Activity.Chandarlapaty S, Sawai A, Scaltriti M, Rodrik-Outmezguine V, Grbovic-Huezo O, Serra V, Majumder PK, Baselga J, Rosen N. Cancer Cell. 2011: 19(1), 58-71. IF: 23.893 / D=1. Citations#=511
  • Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase hyperactivation results in lapatinib resistance that is reversed by the mTOR/phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase inhibitor NVP-BEZ235. Eichhorn PJ, Gili M, Scaltriti M, Serra V, Guzman M, Nijkamp W, Beijersbergen RL, Valero V, Seoane J, Bernards R, Baselga J. Cancer Research. 2008: 68(22), 9221-30. IF: 9.284 / D=1. Citations#=375
  • NVP-BEZ235, a dual PI3K/mTOR inhibitor, prevents PI3K signaling and inhibits the growth of cancer cells with activating PI3K mutations. Serra V, Markman B, Scaltriti M, Eichhorn PJ, Valero V, Guzman M, Botero ML, Llonch E, Atzori F, Di Cosimo S, Maira M, Garcia-Echeverria C, Parra JL, Arribas J, Baselga J. Cancer Research. 2008: 68(19), 8022-30. IF: 9.284 / D=1. Citations#=589

All publications

  • CDK12 inhibition reverses de novo and acquired PARP inhibitor resistance in BRCA wild-type and mutated models of triple-negative breast cancer. Johnson SF, Cruz C, Greifenberg AK, Dust S, Stover DG, Chi D, Primack B, Cao S, Bernhardy AJ, Coulson R, Lazaro JB, Kachupurakkal B, Sun H, Unitt C, Moreau LA, Sarosiek KA, Scaltriti M, Juric D, Baselga J, Richardson AL, Rodig SJ, D’Andrea AD, Balmaña J, Johnson N, Geyer M, Serra V, Lim E, Shapiro GI. Cell Reports. Nov 22;17(9):2367-2381. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.10.077. IF: 7.870
  • PIM1 kinase regulates cell death, tumor growth and chemotherapy response in triple-negative breast cancer. Brasó-Maristany F, Filosto S, Catchpole S, Marlow R, Quist J, Francesch-Domenech E, Plumb DA, Zakka L, Gazinska P, Liccardi G, Meier P, Gris-Oliver A, Cheang MCU, Perdrix-Rosell A, Shafat M, Noël E, Patel N, McEachern K, Scaltriti M, Castel P, Noor F, Buus R, Mathew S, Watkins J, Serra V, Marra P, Grigoriadis A & Tutt AN. Nat Med. Nov;22(11):1303-1313. IF: 30.357.
  • A Biobank of Breast Cancer Explants with Preserved Intra-tumor Heterogeneity to Screen Anticancer Compounds. Bruna A, Rueda OM, Greenwood W, Batra AS, Callari M, Batra RN, Pogrebniak K, Sandoval J, Cassidy JW, Tufegdzic-Vidakovic A, Sammut SJ, Jones L, Provenzano E, Baird R, Eirew P, Hadfield J, Eldridge M, McLaren-Douglas A, Barthorpe A, Lightfoot H, O’Connor MJ, Gray J, Cortes J, Baselga J, Marangoni E, Welm AL, Aparicio S, Serra V, Garnett MJ, Caldas C. Cell. 2016 Sep 22;167(1):260-274.e22. IF: 28.710.
  • Gain- and Loss-of-Function Mutations in the Breast Cancer Gene GATA3 Result in Differential Drug Sensitivity. Mair B, Konopka T, Kerzendorfer C, Sleiman K, Salic S, Serra V, Muellner MK, Theodorou V, Nijman SM. PLoS Genet. 2016 Sep 2;12(9):e1006279. IF: 7.528.
  • Stratification and therapeutic potential of PML in metastatic breast cancer. Martín-Martín N, Piva M, Urosevic J, Aldaz P, Sutherland JD, Fernández-Ruiz S, Arreal L, Torrano V, Cortazar AR, Planet E, Guiu M, Radosevic-Robin N, Garcia S, Macías I, Salvador F, Domenici G, Rueda OM, Zabala-Letona A, Arruabarrena-Aristorena A, Zúñiga-García P, Caro-Maldonado A, Valcárcel-Jiménez L, Sánchez-Mosquera P, Varela-Rey M, Martínez-Chantar ML, Anguita J, Ibrahim YH, Scaltriti M, Lawrie CH, Aransay AM, Iovanna JL, Baselga J, Caldas C, Barrio R, Serra V, Vivanco Md, Matheu A, Gomis RR, Carracedo A. Nat Commun. 2016 Aug 24;7:12595. IF: 11.329.
  • Cancer network activity associated with therapeutic response and synergism. Serra-Musach J, Mateo F, Capdevila-Busquets E, de Garibay GR, Zhang X, Guha R, Thomas CJ, Grueso J, Villanueva A, Jaeger S, Heyn H, Vizoso M, Pérez H, Cordero A, Gonzalez-Suarez E, Esteller M, Moreno-Bueno G, Tjärnberg A, Lázaro C, Serra V, Arribas J, Benson M, Gustafsson M, Ferrer M, Aloy P, Pujana MÀ. Genome Med. 2016 Aug 24;8(1):88. IF: 5.850.
  • BRCA1185delAG tumors may acquire therapy resistance through expression of RING-less BRCA1. Drost R, Dhillon KK, van der Gulden H, van der Heijden I, Brandsma I, Cruz C, Chondronasiou D, Castroviejo-Bermejo M, Boon U, Schut E, van der Burg E, Wientjens E, Pieterse M, Klijn C, Klarenbeek S, Loayza-Puch F, Elkon R, van Deemter L, Rottenberg S, van de Ven M, Dekkers DH, Demmers JA, van Gent DC, Agami R, Balmaña J, Serra V, Taniguchi T, Bouwman P, Jonkers J. J Clin Invest. 2016 Jul 25. pii: 70196. IF: 12.575.
  • Early adaptation and acquired resistance to CDK4/6 inhibition in estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. Herrera-Abreu M, Palafox M, Asghar U, Rivas MA, Cutts RJ, Garcia-Murillas I, Pearson A, Guzman M, Rodriguez O, Grueso J, Bellet M, Cortés J, Elliott R, Pancholi S, Baselga J, Dowsett M, Martin LA, Turner NC, Serra V*. Cancer Res. 2016 Apr 1;76(8):2301-13. IF: 9.329.
  • The BRCA1-Δ11q Alternative Splice Isoform Bypasses Germline Mutations and Promotes Therapy Resistance. Wang Y, Bernhardy AB, Cruz C, Krais JJ, Nacson J, Nicolas E, Peri S, van der Gulden H, van der Heiiden I, O’Brien SW, Zhang Y, Harrell MI, Johnson SF, Candido Dos Reis FJ, Pharoah PDP, Karlan B, Gourley C, Lambrechts D, Chenevix-Trench G, Olsson H, Benitez JJ, Greene MH, Gore M, Nussbaum R, Sadetzki S, Gayther SA, Kjaer SK, kConFab Investigators, D’Andrea AD, Shapiro GI, Wiest DL, Connolly DC, Daly MB, Swisher EM, Bouwman P, Jonkers J, Balmaña J, Serra V and Johnson N. Cancer Res. 2016, May 1;76(9):2778-90. IF: 9.329.
  • Scaltriti M, Nuciforo P, Bradbury I, Sperinde J, Agbor-Tarh D, Campbell C, Chenna A, Winslow J, Serra V, Parra JL, Prudkin L, Jimenez J, Aura C, Harbeck N, Pusztai L, Ellis C, Eidtmann H, Arribas J, Cortes J, de Azambuja E, Piccart M, Baselga J.  High HER2 expression correlates with response to the combination of lapatinib and trastuzumab. Clin. Cancer Res. 2015 Feb; 21(3): 569-76
  • Ugalde-Olano A, Egia A, Fernández-Ruiz S, Loizaga-Iriarte A, Zuñiga-García P, Garcia S, Royo F, Lacasa-Viscasillas I, Castro E, Cortazar AR, Zabala-Letona A, Martín-Martín N, Arruabarrena-Aristorena A, Torrano-Moya V, Valcárcel-Jiménez L, Sánchez-Mosquera P, Caro-Maldonado A, González-Tampan J, Cachi-Fuentes G, Bilbao E, Montero R, Fernández S, Arrieta E, Zorroza K, Castillo-Martín M, Serra V, Salazar E, Macías-Cámara N, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Cordon-Cardo C, Aransay AM, Villar AD, Iovanna JL, Falcón-Pérez JM, Unda M, Bilbao R, Carracedo A.  Methodological aspects of the molecular and histological study of prostate cancer: focus on PTEN. Methods 2015 May; 77-78: 25-30
  • García-García C, Rivas MA, Ibrahim YH, Calvo MT, Gris-Oliver A, Rodriguez O, Grueso J, Anton P, Guzman M, Aura C, Nuciforo P, Jessen K, Argiles G, Dienstmann R, Bertotti A, Trusolino L, Matito J, Vivancos A, Chicote I, Pálmer HG, Tabernero J, Scaltriti M, Baselga J, Serra V.  MEK plus PI3K/mTORC1/2 Therapeutic Efficacy Is Impacted by TP53 Mutation in Preclinical Models of Colorectal Cancer. Clin. Cancer Res. 2015 Dec; 21(24): 5499-510
  • Bosch A, Li Z, Bergamaschi A, Ellis H, Toska E, Prat A, Tao JJ, Spratt DE, Viola-Villegas NT, Castel P, Minuesa G, Morse N, Rodón J, Ibrahim Y, Cortes J, Pérez-García J, Galván P, Grueso J, Guzman M, Katzenellenbogen JA, Kharas M, Lewis JS, Dickler M, Serra V, Rosen N, Chandarlapaty S, Scaltriti M, Baselga J.  PI3K inhibition results in enhanced estrogen receptor function and dependence in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. Sci Transl Med 2015 Apr; 7(283): 283ra51
  • Muellner MK, Mair B, Ibrahim Y, Kerzendorfer C, Lechtermann H, Trefzer C, Klepsch F, Müller AC, Leitner E, Macho-Maschler S, Superti-Furga G, Bennett KL, Baselga J, Rix U, Kubicek S, Colinge J, Serra V, Nijman SM.  Targeting a cell state common to triple-negative breast cancers. Mol. Syst. Biol. 2015 Jan; 11(1): 789
  • Parra-Palau JL, Morancho B, Peg V, Escorihuela M, Scaltriti M, Vicario R, Zacarias-Fluck M, Pedersen K, Pandiella A, Nuciforo P, Serra V, Cortes J, Baselga J, Perou CM, Prat A, Rubio IT, Arribas J.  Effect of p95HER2/611CTF on the response to trastuzumab and chemotherapy. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov; 106(11)
  • Dienstmann R, Rodón J, Serra V, Tabernero J.  Picking the point of inhibition: a comparative review of PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway inhibitors. Mol. Cancer Ther. 2014 May; 13(5): 1021-31
  • Rodón J, Dienstmann R, Serra V, Tabernero J.  Development of PI3K inhibitors: lessons learned from early clinical trials. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2013 Mar; 10(3): 143-53
  • Yan Y, Serra V, Prudkin L, Scaltriti M, Murli S, Rodriguez O, Guzman M, Sampath D, Nannini M, Xiao Y, Wagle MC, Wu JQ, Wongchenko M, Hampton G, Ramakrishnan V, Lackner MR, Saura C, Roda D, Cervantes A, Tabernero J, Patel P, Baselga J.  Evaluation and clinical analyses of downstream targets of the Akt inhibitor GDC-0068. Clin. Cancer Res. 2013 Dec; 19(24): 6976-86
  • Serra V, Vivancos A, Puente XS, Felip E, Silberschmidt D, Caratù G, Parra JL, De Mattos-Arruda L, Grueso J, Hernandez-Losa J, Arribas J, Prudkin L, Nuciforo P, Scaltriti M, Seoane J, Baselga J. Clinical response to a lapatinib-based therapy for a Li-Fraumeni syndrome patient with a novel HER2V659E mutation. Cancer Discov 2013 Nov; 3(11): 1238-44
  • Serra V, Eichhorn PJ, García-García C, Ibrahim YH, Prudkin L, Sánchez G, Rodriguez O, Anton P, Parra JL, Marlow S, Scaltriti M, Pérez-García J, Prat A, Arribas J, Hahn WC, Kim SY, Baselga J.  RSK3/4 mediate resistance to PI3K pathway inhibitors in breast cancer. J. Clin. Invest. 2013 Jun; 123(6): 2551-63
  • Elkabets M, Vora S, Juric D, Morse N, Mino-Kenudson M, Muranen T, Tao J, Campos AB, Rodón J, Ibrahim YH, Serra V, Rodrik-Outmezguine V, Hazra S, Singh S, Kim P, Quadt C, Liu M, Huang A, Rosen N, Engelman JA, Scaltriti M, Baselga J.  mTORC1 inhibition is required for sensitivity to PI3K p110α inhibitors in PIK3CA-mutant breast cancer. Sci Transl Med 2013 Jul; 5(196): 196ra99
  • Ibrahim YH, García-García C, Serra V, He L, Torres-Lockhart K, Prat A, Anton P, Cozar P, Guzman M, Grueso J, Rodriguez O, Calvo MT, Aura C, Diez O, Rubio IT, Pérez J, Rodón J, Cortes J, Ellisen LW, Scaltriti M, Baselga J.  PI3K inhibition impairs BRCA1/2 expression and sensitizes BRCA-proficient triple-negative breast cancer to PARP inhibition. Cancer Discov 2012 Nov; 2(11): 1036-47
  • García-García C, Ibrahim YH, Serra V, Calvo MT, Guzman M, Grueso J, Aura C, Pérez J, Jessen K, Liu Y, Rommel C, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Scaltriti M.  Dual mTORC1/2 and HER2 blockade results in antitumor activity in preclinical models of breast cancer resistant to anti-HER2 therapy. Clin. Cancer Res. 2012 May; 18(9): 2603-12
  • Serra V, Scaltriti M, Prudkin L, Eichhorn PJ, Ibrahim YH, Chandarlapaty S, Markman B, Rodriguez O, Guzman M, Rodriguez S, Gili M, Russillo M, Parra JL, Singh S, Arribas J, Rosen N, Baselga J. PI3K inhibition results in enhanced HER signaling and acquired ERK dependency in HER2-overexpressing breast cancer. Oncogene 2011 Jun; 30(22): 2547-57
  • Scaltriti M, Eichhorn PJ, Cortes J, Prudkin L, Aura C, Jimenez J, Chandarlapaty S, Serra V, Prat A, Ibrahim YH, Guzman M, Gili M, Rodriguez O, Rodriguez S, Pérez J, Green SR, Mai S, Rosen N, Hudis C, Baselga J.  Cyclin E amplification/overexpression is a mechanism of trastuzumab resistance in HER2+ breast cancer patients. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2011 Mar; 108(9): 3761-6
  • Scaltriti M, Serra V, Normant E, Guzman M, Rodriguez O, Lim AR, Slocum KL, West KA, Rodriguez V, Prudkin L, Jimenez J, Aura C, Baselga J.  Antitumor activity of the Hsp90 inhibitor IPI-504 in HER2-positive trastuzumab-resistant breast cancer. Mol. Cancer Ther. 2011 May; 10(5): 817-24
  • Chandarlapaty S, Sawai A, Scaltriti M, Rodrik-Outmezguine V, Grbovic-Huezo O, Serra V, Majumder PK, Baselga J, Rosen N.  AKT inhibition relieves feedback suppression of receptor tyrosine kinase expression and activity. Cancer Cell 2011 Jan; 19(1): 58-71