Aime T. Franco, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S./B.A. (B.S. Sports Medicine and Athletic Training; B.A. Biology)
University of Connecticut, 2000.
M.S. (Nutritional Sciences)
University of Connecticut, 2002.
Ph.D. (Cancer Biology)
Vanderbilt University, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Hinson AM, Massoll NA, Jolly LA, Stack BC, Bodenner D, Franco AT: Structural Alterations in Tumor-Draining Lymph Nodes Before Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Metastasis. Head & Neck 39(8): 1639-1646, Aug 2017.

Hinson Andrew M, Lawson Bradley R, Franco Aime T, Stack Brendan C: Association of Parathyroid Gland Biopsy Excision Technique With Ex Vivo Radiation Counts During Radioguided Parathyroid Surgery. JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery 143(6): 595-600, Jun 2017.

Jana A, Singh J, Singh L, Franco AT, Behkam B, Nain A: “Plasticity in cell migratory modes on orthotropic fiber architectures.” American Society of Cell Biology Meeting, Philadelphia, PA 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Quin Z, Lin W-T, Zhu S, Franco AT, Liu J.: “Imaging the motility and chemotaxis machineries in Helicobater pylori by cryo-electron tomography.” Bacterial Locomotion and Signal Transduction (BLAST) XIV Meeting, New Orleans, LA 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Bornhorst JA, Franco AT, Hinson AM: Laboratory Testing, PTH Measurement of Needle Aspirates, and Intra Operative PTH Technologies. In: Medical and Surgical Treatment of Parathyroid Diseases. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing Page: 517-528, 2017.

Qin Zhuan, Lin Wei-Ting, Zhu Shiwei, Franco Aime T, Liu Jun: Imaging the motility and chemotaxis machineries in Helicobacter pylori by cryo-electron tomography. Journal of bacteriology Page: JB.00695-16, Nov 2016 Notes: epub only.

Jolly Lee Ann, Massoll Nicole, Franco Aime T: Immune Suppression Mediated by Myeloid and Lymphoid Derived Immune Cells in the Tumor Microenvironment Facilitates Progression of Thyroid Cancers Driven by Hras and Pten Loss. Journal of clinical & cellular immunology 7(5), Sep 2016 Notes: Epub only.

Jolly Lee Ann, Novitskiy Sergey, Owens Phillip, Massoll Nicole, Cheng Nikki, Fang Wei, Moses Harold L, Franco Aime T: Fibroblast-Mediated Collagen Remodeling Within the Tumor Microenvironment Facilitates Progression of Thyroid Cancers Driven by BrafV600E and Pten Loss. Cancer research 76(7): 1804-13, Apr 2016.

Jana A, Berbusse G, MacDonald L, Mukherjee A, Bekhkam B, Nain A, Franco AT: “Node of MAPK activation drives tumor cell invasion and migration: capturing biophysical regulation at single cell resolution in 3-D.” American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Engineering and Physical Sciences in Oncology Meeting, Boston, MA 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Amadi S, Franco AT, Hendrickson H.: “Amino Acid Metabolism in Helicobacter pylori.” Central Arkansas Undergraduate Research Symposium, Little Rock, AR 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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