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Molly Brewer DVM, MD, MS

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUConn Health Center
DepartmentNeag Cancer Center
AddressMC 1614
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263 Farmington Avenue
Phone860-679-1731
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    InstitutionUConn Health Center
    DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology


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    1. Nandy S, Mostafa A, Kumavor PD, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Characterizing optical properties and spatial heterogeneity of human ovarian tissue using spatial frequency domain imaging. J Biomed Opt. 2016 Oct 1; 21(10):101402. PMID: 26822943.
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    2. Salehi HS, Li H, Merkulov A, Kumavor PD, Vavadi H, Sanders M, Kueck A, Brewer MA, Zhu Q. Coregistered photoacoustic and ultrasound imaging and classification of ovarian cancer: ex vivo and in vivo studies. J Biomed Opt. 2016 Apr 30; 21(4):46006. PMID: 27086690.
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    3. Yamamoto Y, Ning G, Howitt BE, Mehra K, Wu L, Wang X, Hong Y, Kern F, Wei TS, Zhang T, Nagarajan N, Basuli D, Torti S, Brewer M, Choolani M, McKeon F, Crum CP, Xian W. In vitro and in vivo correlates of physiological and neoplastic human Fallopian tube stem cells. J Pathol. 2016 Mar; 238(4):519-30. PMID: 26415052.
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    4. Nandy S, Salehi HS, Wang T, Wang X, Sanders M, Kueck A, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Correlating optical coherence elastography based strain measurements with collagen content of the human ovarian tissue. Biomed Opt Express. 2015 Oct 1; 6(10):3806-11. PMID: 26504631; PMCID: PMC4605040.
    5. Wang T, Brewer M, Zhu Q. An overview of optical coherence tomography for ovarian tissue imaging and characterization. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol. 2015 Jan-Feb; 7(1):1-16. PMID: 25329515; PMCID: PMC4268384 [Available on 01/01/16].
    6. Wen BL, Brewer MA, Nadiarnykh O, Hocker J, Singh V, Mackie TR, Campagnola PJ. Texture analysis applied to second harmonic generation image data for ovarian cancer classification. J Biomed Opt. 2014 Sep; 19(9):096007. PMID: 26296156; PMCID: PMC4161736.
    7. Wang T, Yang Y, Alqasemi U, Kumavor PD, Wang X, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Characterization of ovarian tissue based on quantitative analysis of photoacoustic microscopy images. Biomed Opt Express. 2013; 4(12):2763-8. PMID: 24409378; PMCID: PMC3862149.
    8. Meng F, Sun G, Zhong M, Yu Y, Brewer MA. Inhibition of DNA methyltransferases, histone deacetylases and lysine-specific demethylase-1 suppresses the tumorigenicity of the ovarian cancer ascites cell line SKOV3. Int J Oncol. 2013 Aug; 43(2):495-502. PMID: 23709006.
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    9. Meng F, Sun G, Zhong M, Yu Y, Brewer MA. Anticancer efficacy of cisplatin and trichostatin A or 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine on ovarian cancer. Br J Cancer. 2013 Feb 19; 108(3):579-86. PMID: 23370212; PMCID: PMC3593556.
    10. Watson JM, Marion SL, Rice PF, Utzinger U, Brewer MA, Hoyer PB, Barton JK. Two-photon excited fluorescence imaging of endogenous contrast in a mouse model of ovarian cancer. Lasers Surg Med. 2013 Mar; 45(3):155-66. PMID: 23362124; PMCID: PMC4566968.
    11. Yang Y, Wang T, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Quantitative analysis of angle-resolved scattering properties of ovarian tissue using optical coherence tomography. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Sep; 17(9):90503-1. PMID: 23085900; PMCID: PMC3434469.
    12. Watson JM, Rice PF, Marion SL, Brewer MA, Davis JR, Rodriguez JJ, Utzinger U, Hoyer PB, Barton JK. Analysis of second-harmonic-generation microscopy in a mouse model of ovarian carcinoma. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Jul; 17(7):076002. PMID: 22894485; PMCID: PMC3389559.
    13. Yang Y, Wang T, Wang X, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Quantitative analysis of estimated scattering coefficient and phase retardation for ovarian tissue characterization. Biomed Opt Express. 2012 Jul 1; 3(7):1548-56. PMID: 22808427; PMCID: PMC3395480.
    14. Pease JC, Brewer M, Tirnauer JS. Spontaneous spheroid budding from monolayers: a potential contribution to ovarian cancer dissemination. Biol Open. 2012 Jul 15; 1(7):622-8. PMID: 23213456; PMCID: PMC3507299.
    15. George R, Michaelides M, Brewer MA, Utzinger U. Parallel factor analysis of ovarian autofluorescence as a cancer diagnostic. Lasers Surg Med. 2012 Apr; 44(4):282-95. PMID: 22407572.
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    16. Brewer M, Kueck A, Runowicz CD. Chemotherapy in pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Dec; 54(4):602-18. PMID: 22031250.
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    17. Yang Y, Wang T, Biswal NC, Wang X, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Optical scattering coefficient estimated by optical coherence tomography correlates with collagen content in ovarian tissue. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Sep; 16(9):090504. PMID: 21950907; PMCID: PMC3194791.
    18. Yang Y, Li X, Wang T, Kumavor PD, Aguirre A, Shung KK, Zhou Q, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Integrated optical coherence tomography, ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging for ovarian tissue characterization. Biomed Opt Express. 2011 Sep 1; 2(9):2551-61. PMID: 21991547; PMCID: PMC3184864.
    19. Yang Y, Biswal NC, Wang T, Kumavor PD, Karimeddini M, Vento J, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Potential role of a hybrid intraoperative probe based on OCT and positron detection for ovarian cancer detection and characterization. Biomed Opt Express. 2011 Jul 1; 2(7):1918-30. PMID: 21750769; PMCID: PMC3130578.
    20. Perez GK, Cruess DG, Cruess S, Brewer M, Stroop J, Schwartz R, Greenstein R. Attitudes toward direct-to-consumer advertisements and online genetic testing among high-risk women participating in a hereditary cancer clinic. J Health Commun. 2011 Jul; 16(6):607-28. PMID: 21432710.
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    21. Aguirre A, Ardeshirpour Y, Sanders MM, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Potential role of coregistered photoacoustic and ultrasound imaging in ovarian cancer detection and characterization. Transl Oncol. 2011; 4(1):29-37. PMID: 21286375; PMCID: PMC3026406.
    22. Hariri LP, Liebmann ER, Marion SL, Hoyer PB, Davis JR, Brewer MA, Barton JK. Simultaneous optical coherence tomography and laser induced fluorescence imaging in rat model of ovarian carcinogenesis. Cancer Biol Ther. 2010 Sep 1; 10(5):438-47. PMID: 21108515; PMCID: PMC3040967.
    23. George R, Chandrasekaran A, Brewer MA, Hatch KD, Utzinger U. Clinical research device for ovarian cancer detection by optical spectroscopy in the ultraviolet C-visible. J Biomed Opt. 2010 Sep-Oct; 15(5):057009. PMID: 21054125; PMCID: PMC2988829.
    24. Nadiarnykh O, LaComb RB, Brewer MA, Campagnola PJ. Alterations of the extracellular matrix in ovarian cancer studied by Second Harmonic Generation imaging microscopy. BMC Cancer. 2010; 10:94. PMID: 20222963; PMCID: PMC2841668.
    25. Aguirre A, Guo P, Gamelin J, Yan S, Sanders MM, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Coregistered three-dimensional ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging system for ovarian tissue characterization. J Biomed Opt. 2009 Sep-Oct; 14(5):054014. PMID: 19895116; PMCID: PMC2774975.
    26. Chen X, Brewer MA, Zou C, Campagnola PJ. Adhesion and migration of ovarian cancer cells on crosslinked laminin fibers nanofabricated by multiphoton excited photochemistry. Integr Biol (Camb). 2009 Jul; 1(7):469-76. PMID: 20023757; PMCID: PMC4337955.
    27. Hariri LP, Bonnema GT, Schmidt K, Winkler AM, Korde V, Hatch KD, Davis JR, Brewer MA, Barton JK. Laparoscopic optical coherence tomography imaging of human ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2009 Aug; 114(2):188-94. PMID: 19481241; PMCID: PMC3073086.
    28. Gamelin J, Yang Y, Biswal N, Chen Y, Yan S, Zhang X, Karemeddini M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. A prototype hybrid intraoperative probe for ovarian cancer detection. Opt Express. 2009 Apr 27; 17(9):7245-58. PMID: 19399101.
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    29. Srivastava S, Rodríguez JJ, Rouse AR, Brewer MA, Gmitro AF. Computer-aided identification of ovarian cancer in confocal microendoscope images. J Biomed Opt. 2008 Mar-Apr; 13(2):024021. PMID: 18465984.
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    30. Munir SM, Bogaev RC, Sobash E, Shankar KJ, Gondi S, Stupin IV, Robertson J, Brewer MA, Casscells SW, Delgado RM, Ahmed A. Devices in heart failure: potential methods for device-based monitoring of congestive heart failure. Tex Heart Inst J. 2008; 35(2):166-73. PMID: 18612451; PMCID: PMC2435457.
    31. Kirkpatrick ND, Brewer MA, Utzinger U. Endogenous optical biomarkers of ovarian cancer evaluated with multiphoton microscopy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Oct; 16(10):2048-57. PMID: 17932352.
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    32. Zou C, Brewer M, Cao X, Zang R, Lin J, Deng Y, Li C. Antitumor activity of 4-(N-hydroxyphenyl)retinamide conjugated with poly(L-glutamic acid) against ovarian cancer xenografts. Gynecol Oncol. 2007 Dec; 107(3):441-9. PMID: 17854871.
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    33. Brewer M, Ranger-Moore J, Satterfield W, Hao Z, Wang J, Brewer E, Wharton JT, Bast R, Zou C. Combination of 4-HPR and oral contraceptive in monkey model of chemoprevention of ovarian cancer. Front Biosci. 2007; 12:2260-8. PMID: 17127462.
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    34. Bast RC, Brewer M, Zou C, Hernandez MA, Daley M, Ozols R, Lu K, Lu Z, Badgwell D, Mills GB, Skates S, Zhang Z, Chan D, Lokshin A, Yu Y. Prevention and early detection of ovarian cancer: mission impossible? Recent Results Cancer Res. 2007; 174:91-100. PMID: 17302189.
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    35. Brewer M, Kirkpatrick ND, Wharton JT, Wang J, Hatch K, Auersperg N, Utzinger U, Gershenson D, Bast R, Zou C. 4-HPR modulates gene expression in ovarian cells. Int J Cancer. 2006 Sep 1; 119(5):1005-13. PMID: 16570282.
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    36. Gostout BS, Brewer MA. Guidelines for referral of the patient with an adnexal mass. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Sep; 49(3):448-58. PMID: 16885652.
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    37. Kanter EM, Walker RM, Marion SL, Brewer M, Hoyer PB, Barton JK. Dual modality imaging of a novel rat model of ovarian carcinogenesis. J Biomed Opt. 2006 Jul-Aug; 11(4):041123. PMID: 16965151.
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    38. Kelloff GJ, Lippman SM, Dannenberg AJ, Sigman CC, Pearce HL, Reid BJ, Szabo E, Jordan VC, Spitz MR, Mills GB, Papadimitrakopoulou VA, Lotan R, Aggarwal BB, Bresalier RS, Kim J, Arun B, Lu KH, Thomas ME, Rhodes HE, Brewer MA, Follen M, Shin DM, Parnes HL, Siegfried JM, Evans AA, Blot WJ, Chow WH, Blount PL, Maley CC, Wang KK, Lam S, Lee JJ, Dubinett SM, Engstrom PF, Meyskens FL, O'Shaughnessy J, Hawk ET, Levin B, Nelson WG, Hong WK. Progress in chemoprevention drug development: the promise of molecular biomarkers for prevention of intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer--a plan to move forward. Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Jun 15; 12(12):3661-97. PMID: 16778094.
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    39. Marret H, Brewer M, Giraudeau B, Tranquart F, Satterfield W. Assessment of cyclic changes of microvessels in ovine ovaries using Sonovue contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2006 Feb; 32(2):163-9. PMID: 16464661.
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    40. Ray JA, Loescher LJ, Brewer M. Risk-reduction surgery decisions in high-risk women seen for genetic counseling. J Genet Couns. 2005 Dec; 14(6):473-84. PMID: 16388328.
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    41. Zou DM, Brewer M, Garcia F, Feugang JM, Wang J, Zang R, Liu H, Zou C. Cactus pear: a natural product in cancer chemoprevention. Nutr J. 2005; 4:25. PMID: 16150152; PMCID: PMC1242252.
    42. Brewer M, Wharton JT, Wang J, McWatters A, Auersperg N, Gershenson D, Bast R, Zou C. In vitro model of normal, immortalized ovarian surface epithelial and ovarian cancer cells for chemoprevention of ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Aug; 98(2):182-92. PMID: 15907982.
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    43. Marret H, Brewer M, Giraudeau B, Tranquart F, Voelker K, Satterfield W. Ovine model to evaluate ovarian vascularization by using contrast-enhanced sonography. Comp Med. 2005 Apr; 55(2):150-5. PMID: 15884777.
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    44. Brewer MA, Ranger-Moore J, Baruche A, Alberts DS, Greene M, Thompson D, Liu Y, Davis J, Bartels PH. Exploratory study of ovarian intraepithelial neoplasia. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005 Feb; 14(2):299-305. PMID: 15734950.
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    45. Kirkpatrick ND, Zou C, Brewer MA, Brands WR, Drezek RA, Utzinger U. Endogenous fluorescence spectroscopy of cell suspensions for chemopreventive drug monitoring. Photochem Photobiol. 2005 Jan-Feb; 81(1):125-34. PMID: 15535738.
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    46. Brewer MA, Utzinger U, Barton JK, Hoying JB, Kirkpatrick ND, Brands WR, Davis JR, Hunt K, Stevens SJ, Gmitro AF. Imaging of the ovary. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2004 Dec; 3(6):617-27. PMID: 15560720.
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    47. Brewer MA, Ranger-Moore J, Greene MH, Alberts DS, Liu Y, Bartels HG, Baruch AC, Bartels PH. Preneoplastic changes in ovarian tissues. Anal Quant Cytol Histol. 2004 Aug; 26(4):207-16. PMID: 15457673.
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    48. Drezek RA, Richards-Kortum R, Brewer MA, Feld MS, Pitris C, Ferenczy A, Faupel ML, Follen M. Optical imaging of the cervix. Cancer. 2003 Nov 1; 98(9 Suppl):2015-27. PMID: 14603538.
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    49. Zou C, Vlastos AT, Yang Li, Wang J, Brewer M, Follen M. Effect of 4-hydroxyphenylretinamide on human cervical epithelial and cancer cell lines. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2003 Jan; 10(1):41-8. PMID: 12517593.
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    50. Brewer MA, Johnson K, Follen M, Gershenson D, Bast R. Prevention of ovarian cancer: intraepithelial neoplasia. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Jan; 9(1):20-30. PMID: 12538447.
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    51. Ozols RF, Daly MB, Klein-Szanto A, Hamilton TC, Bast RC, Brewer MA. Specific keynote: chemoprevention of ovarian cancer: the journey begins. Gynecol Oncol. 2003 Jan; 88(1 Pt 2):S59-66; discussion S67-70. PMID: 12586088.
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    52. Brewer M, Utzinger U, Li Y, Atkinson EN, Satterfield W, Auersperg N, Richards-Kortum R, Follen M, Bast R. Fluorescence spectroscopy as a biomarker in a cell culture and in a nonhuman primate model for ovarian cancer chemopreventive agents. J Biomed Opt. 2002 Jan; 7(1):20-6. PMID: 11818008.
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    53. Ramirez PT, Ramondetta LM, Burke TW, Gershenson DM, Brewer MA. Metastatic uterine papillary serous carcinoma to the pericardium. Gynecol Oncol. 2001 Oct; 83(1):135-7. PMID: 11585425.
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    54. Brewer M, Utzinger U, Satterfield W, Hill L, Gershenson D, Bast R, Wharton JT, Richards-Kortum R, Follen M. Biomarker modulation in a nonhuman rhesus primate model for ovarian cancer chemoprevention. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2001 Aug; 10(8):889-93. PMID: 11489756.
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    55. Brewer M, Utzinger U, Silva E, Gershenson D, Bast RC, Follen M, Richards-Kortum R. Fluorescence spectroscopy for in vivo characterization of ovarian tissue. Lasers Surg Med. 2001; 29(2):128-35. PMID: 11553899.
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    56. Utzinger U, Brewer M, Silva E, Gershenson D, Blast RC, Follen M, Richards-Kortum R. Reflectance spectroscopy for in vivo characterization of ovarian tissue. Lasers Surg Med. 2001; 28(1):56-66. PMID: 11430444.
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