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Henry Smilowitz PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUConn Health Center
DepartmentCell Biology
AddressMC 6125
MC 6125
263 Farmington Avenue
Phone860-679-2710
Fax860-679-3693
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    1. Smilowitz HM, Micca PL, Sasso D, Wu Q, Dyment N, Xue C, Kuo L. Increasing radiation dose improves immunotherapy outcome and prolongation of tumor dormancy in a subgroup of mice treated for advanced intracerebral melanoma. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2016 Feb; 65(2):127-39. PMID: 26660339.
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    2. Qiu Z, Huang H, Grenier JM, Perez OA, Smilowitz HM, Adler B, Khanna KM. Cytomegalovirus-Based Vaccine Expressing a Modified Tumor Antigen Induces Potent Tumor-Specific CD8(+) T-cell Response and Protects Mice from Melanoma. Cancer Immunol Res. 2015 May; 3(5):536-46. PMID: 25633711.
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    3. Hainfeld JF, Lin L, Slatkin DN, Avraham Dilmanian F, Vadas TM, Smilowitz HM. Gold nanoparticle hyperthermia reduces radiotherapy dose. Nanomedicine. 2014 Nov; 10(8):1609-17. PMID: 24990355; PMCID: PMC4253648.
    4. Hainfeld JF, O'Connor MJ, Lin P, Qian L, Slatkin DN, Smilowitz HM. Infrared-transparent gold nanoparticles converted by tumors to infrared absorbers cure tumors in mice by photothermal therapy. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e88414. PMID: 24520385; PMCID: PMC3919775.
    5. Smilowitz HM, Sasso D, Lee EW, Goh G, Micca PL, Dilmanian FA. Therapy model for advanced intracerebral B16 mouse melanoma using radiation therapy combined with immunotherapy. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2013 Jul; 62(7):1187-97. PMID: 23615842.
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    6. Smilowitz HM, Slatkin DN, Micca PL, Miura M. Microlocalization of lipophilic porphyrins: non-toxic enhancers of boron neutron-capture therapy. Int J Radiat Biol. 2013 Aug; 89(8):611-7. PMID: 23484623.
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    7. Hainfeld JF, Smilowitz HM, O'Connor MJ, Dilmanian FA, Slatkin DN. Gold nanoparticle imaging and radiotherapy of brain tumors in mice. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2013 Oct; 8(10):1601-9. PMID: 23265347; PMCID: PMC3657324.
    8. Hainfeld JF, O'Connor MJ, Dilmanian FA, Slatkin DN, Adams DJ, Smilowitz HM. Micro-CT enables microlocalisation and quantification of Her2-targeted gold nanoparticles within tumour regions. Br J Radiol. 2011 Jun; 84(1002):526-33. PMID: 21081567; PMCID: PMC3473629.
    9. Stoklasek TA, Colpitts SL, Smilowitz HM, Lefrançois L. MHC class I and TCR avidity control the CD8 T cell response to IL-15/IL-15Ra complex. J Immunol. 2010 Dec 1; 185(11):6857-65. PMID: 21041729; PMCID: PMC3150213.
    10. Hainfeld JF, Dilmanian FA, Zhong Z, Slatkin DN, Kalef-Ezra JA, Smilowitz HM. Gold nanoparticles enhance the radiation therapy of a murine squamous cell carcinoma. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Jun 7; 55(11):3045-59. PMID: 20463371.
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    11. Hainfeld JF, Dilmanian FA, Slatkin DN, Smilowitz HM. Radiotherapy enhancement with gold nanoparticles. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2008 Aug; 60(8):977-85. PMID: 18644191.
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    12. Smilowitz HM, Weissenberger J, Weis J, Brown JD, O'Neill RJ, Laissue JA. Orthotopic transplantation of v-src-expressing glioma cell lines into immunocompetent mice: establishment of a new transplantable in vivo model for malignant glioma. J Neurosurg. 2007 Apr; 106(4):652-9. PMID: 17432718.
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    13. Smilowitz HM, Blattmann H, Bräuer-Krisch E, Bravin A, Di Michiel M, Gebbers JO, Hanson AL, Lyubimova N, Slatkin DN, Stepanek J, Laissue JA. Synergy of gene-mediated immunoprophylaxis and microbeam radiation therapy for advanced intracerebral rat 9L gliosarcomas. J Neurooncol. 2006 Jun; 78(2):135-43. PMID: 16598429.
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    14. Hainfeld JF, Slatkin DN, Focella TM, Smilowitz HM. Gold nanoparticles: a new X-ray contrast agent. Br J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 79(939):248-53. PMID: 16498039.
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    15. Hainfeld JF, Slatkin DN, Smilowitz HM. The use of gold nanoparticles to enhance radiotherapy in mice. Phys Med Biol. 2004 Sep 21; 49(18):N309-15. PMID: 15509078.
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    16. Smilowitz HM, Coderre JA, Nawrocky MM, Tu W, Pinkerton A, Jahng GH, Gebbers N, Slatkin DN. The combination of X-ray-mediated radiosurgery and gene-mediated immunoprophylaxis for advanced intracerebral gliosarcomas in rats. J Neurooncol. 2002 Mar; 57(1):9-18. PMID: 12125969.
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    17. Weiner RE, Sasso DE, Gionfriddo MA, Thrall RS, Syrbu S, Smilowitz HM, Vento J. Early detection of oleic acid-induced lung injury in rats using (111)In-labeled anti-rat intercellular adhesion molecule-1. J Nucl Med. 2001 Jul; 42(7):1109-15. PMID: 11438635.
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    18. Miura M, Joel DD, Smilowitz HM, Nawrocky MM, Micca PL, Hoch DA, Coderre JA, Slatkin DN. Biodistribution of copper carboranyltetraphenylporphyrins in rodents bearing an isogeneic or human neoplasm. J Neurooncol. 2001 Apr; 52(2):111-7. PMID: 11508810.
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    19. Smilowitz HM, Micca PL, Nawrocky MM, Slatkin DN, Tu W, Coderre JA. The combination of boron neutron-capture therapy and immunoprophylaxis for advanced intracerebral gliosarcomas in rats. J Neurooncol. 2000; 46(3):231-40. PMID: 10902854.
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    20. Smilowitz HM, Joel DD, Slatkin DN, Micca PL, Nawrocky MM, Youngs K, Tu W, Coderre JA. Long-term immunological memory in the resistance of rats to transplanted intracerebral 9L gliosarcoma (9LGS) following subcutaneous immunization with 9LGS cells. J Neurooncol. 2000; 46(3):193-203. PMID: 10902851.
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    21. Weiner RE, Sasso DE, Gionfriddo MA, Syrbu SI, Smilowitz HM, Vento J, Thrall RS. Early detection of bleomycin-induced lung injury in rat using indium-111-labeled antibody directed against intercellular adhesion molecule-1. J Nucl Med. 1998 Apr; 39(4):723-8. PMID: 9544689.
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    22. Sasso DE, Gionfriddo MA, Thrall RS, Syrbu SI, Smilowitz HM, Weiner RE. Biodistribution of indium-111-labeled antibody directed against intercellular adhesion molecule-1. J Nucl Med. 1996 Apr; 37(4):656-61. PMID: 8691262.
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    23. Syrbu S, Thrall RS, Smilowitz HM. Sequential appearance of inflammatory mediators in rat bronchoalveolar lavage fluid after oleic acid-induced lung injury. Exp Lung Res. 1996 Jan-Feb; 22(1):33-49. PMID: 8838134.
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    24. Syrbu S, Thrall RS, Wisniecki P, Lifchez S, Smilowitz HM. Increased immunoreactive rat lung ICAM-1 in oleic acid-induced lung injury. Exp Lung Res. 1995 Jul-Aug; 21(4):599-616. PMID: 7588446.
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    25. Motoike HK, Caswell AH, Smilowitz HM, Brandt NR. Extraction of junctional complexes from triad junctions of rabbit skeletal muscle. J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 1994 Oct; 15(5):493-504. PMID: 7860698.
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    26. Makowski GS, Lin SM, Brennan SM, Smilowitz HM, Hopfer SM, Sunderman FW. Detection of two Zn-finger proteins of Xenopus laevis, TFIIIA, and p43, by probing western blots of ovary cytosol with 65Zn2+, 63Ni2+, or 109Cd2+. Biol Trace Elem Res. 1991 May; 29(2):93-109. PMID: 1713475.
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    27. Ohkusa T, Carlos AD, Kang JJ, Smilowitz H, Ikemoto N. Effects of dihydropyridines on calcium release from the isolated membrane complex consisting of the transverse tubule and sarcoplasmic reticulum. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1991 Feb 28; 175(1):271-6. PMID: 1847807.
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    28. Smilowitz HM, Aramli L, Xu D, Epstein PM. Phosphotyrosine phosphatase activity in human platelets. Life Sci. 1991; 49(1):29-37. PMID: 1646922.
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    29. Hamilton SL, Hawkes MJ, Brush K, Cook R, Chang RJ, Smilowitz HM. Subunit composition of the purified dihydropyridine binding protein from skeletal muscle. Biochemistry. 1989 Sep 19; 28(19):7820-8. PMID: 2558713.
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    30. Koppel DE, Carlson C, Smilowitz H. Analysis of heterogeneous fluorescence photobleaching by video kinetics imaging: the method of cumulants. J Microsc. 1989 Aug; 155(Pt 2):199-206. PMID: 2795650.
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    31. Smilowitz H, Smart E, Bowik C, Chang RJ. Regulation of the number of alpha-bungarotoxin binding sites in cultured chick myotubes by a 1,4 dihydropyridine calcium channel antagonist. J Neurosci Res. 1988 Mar; 19(3):321-5. PMID: 2454318.
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    32. Chang RJ, Smilowitz H. Identification of a approximately 170K subunit of the cardiac calcium channel using a monoclonal antibody to the skeletal muscle dihydropyridine receptor. Life Sci. 1988; 43(13):1055-61. PMID: 2845206.
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    33. Sarmiento JG, Epstein PM, Rowe WA, Chester DW, Smilowitz H, Wehinger E, Janis RA. Photoaffinity labelling of a 33-35,000 dalton protein in cardiac, skeletal and smooth muscle membranes using a new 125I-labelled 1,4-dihydropyridine calcium channel antagonist. Life Sci. 1986 Dec 22; 39(25):2401-9. PMID: 2432371.
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    34. Rosenberg RL, Hess P, Reeves JP, Smilowitz H, Tsien RW. Calcium channels in planar lipid bilayers: insights into mechanisms of ion permeation and gating. Science. 1986 Mar 28; 231(4745):1564-6. PMID: 2420007.
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    35. Zavoico GB, Comerci C, Subers E, Egan JJ, Huang CK, Feinstein MB, Smilowitz H. cAMP, not Ca2+/calmodulin, regulates the phosphorylation of acetylcholine receptor in Torpedo californica electroplax. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1984 Mar 14; 770(2):225-9. PMID: 6320888.
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    36. Volle RL, Alkadhi KA, Branisteanu DD, Reynolds LS, Epstein PM, Smilowitz H, Lambert JJ, Henderson EG. Ketamine and ditran block end-plate ion conductance and [3H]phencyclidine binding to electric organ membrane. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1982 Jun; 221(3):570-6. PMID: 6123584.
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    37. Smilowitz H, Hadjian RA, Dwyer J, Feinstein MB. Regulation of acetylcholine receptor phosphorylation by calcium and calmodulin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1981 Aug; 78(8):4708-12. PMID: 6946419; PMCID: PMC320232.
    38. Cheng KC, Lambert JJ, Henderson EG, Smilowitz H, Epstein PM. Postsynaptic inhibition of neuromuscular transmission by trifluoperazine. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1981 Apr; 217(1):44-50. PMID: 6259329.
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    39. Uchida N, Smilowitz H, Ledger PW, Tanzer ML. Kinetic studies of the intracellular transport of procollagen and fibronectin in human fibroblasts. Effects of the monovalent ionophore, monensin. J Biol Chem. 1980 Sep 25; 255(18):8638-44. PMID: 7410384.
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    40. Smilowitz H. Routes of intracellular transport of acetylcholine receptor and esterase are distinct. Cell. 1980 Jan; 19(1):237-44. PMID: 7357603.
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    41. Smilowitz H. Monovalent ionophores inhibit acetylcholinesterase release from cultured chick embryo skeletal muscle cells. Mol Pharmacol. 1979 Jul; 16(1):202-14. PMID: 384207.
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    42. Uchida N, Smilowitz H, Tanzer ML. Monovalent ionophores inhibit secretion of procollagen and fibronectin from cultured human fibroblasts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1979 Apr; 76(4):1868-72. PMID: 377287; PMCID: PMC383493.
    43. Smilowitz H, Fischbach GD. Acetylcholine receptors on chick mononucleated muscle precursor cells. Dev Biol. 1978 Oct; 66(2):539-49. PMID: 568091.
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    44. Smilowitz H. Bacteriophage f1 infection: fate of the parental major coat protein. J Virol. 1974 Jan; 13(1):94-9. PMID: 4590021; PMCID: PMC355263.
    45. Smilowitz H. Bacteriophage f1 infection and colicin tolerance. J Virol. 1974 Jan; 13(1):100-6. PMID: 4590016; PMCID: PMC355264.
    46. Smilowitz H, Carson J, Robbins PW. Association of newly synthesized major f1 coat protein with infected host cell inner membrane. J Supramol Struct. 1972; 1(1):8-18. PMID: 4568193.
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    47. Smilowitz H, Lodish H, Robbins PW. Synthesis of the major bacteriophage fl coat protein. J Virol. 1971 Jun; 7(6):776-82. PMID: 4935446; PMCID: PMC356197.
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