Current Preprints

In preparation

2021 Publications

42. Foster, Brittni M., Kendall L. Langsten, Ammar Mansour, Lihong Shi, and Bethany A. Kerr. Tissue Distribution of Stem Cell Factor in Adults. Experimental and Molecular Pathology. In press.

41. Kwok, Andy T, Nequesha S Mohamed, Johannes F. Plate, Raghunatha R Yammani, Samuel Rosas, Ted A. Bateman, Eric Livingston, Joseph E. Moore, Bethany A. Kerr, Jingyun Lee, Cristina M. Furdui, Li Tan, Mary L. Bouxsein, Virginia L. Ferguson, Louis S. Stodieck, David C. Zawieja, Michael D. Delp, Xiao W. Mao, and Jeffrey S. Willey. Spaceflight and Hind Limb Unloading Induces an Arthritic Phenotype in Knee Articular Cartilage and Menisci of Rodents. Scientific Reports. 11(1):10469. [Read Online]

40. Harris, Koran S., Brittni M. Foster, Lihong Shi, Mary E. Mobley, Phyllis L. Elliott, Conner J. Song, Kounosuke Watabe, Carl D. Langefeld, and Bethany A. Kerr. CD117/c-kit Represents a Prostate Cancer Stem-Like Subpopulation Driving Progression and TKI Resistance. Scientific Reports. 11(1):1465. [Read Online]

39. Kerr, Bethany A., Koran S. Harris, Lihong Shi, Jeffrey S. Willey, David R. Soto-Pantoja, and Tatiana V. Byzova. Platelet TSP-1 Controls Prostate Cancer-Induced Osteoclast Differentiation and Bone Marrow-Derived Cell Mobilization through TGF-beta 1. American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Urology. 9(1):18-31. [Read Online]

38. Kerr, Bethany A., Lihong Shi, Alexander H. Jinnah, Koran S. Harris, Jeffrey S. Willey, Donald P. Lennon, Arnold I. Caplan, and Tatiana V. Byzova. Kindlin-3 Mutation in Mesenchymal Stem Cells Results in Enhanced Chondrogenesis. Experimental Cell Research. 399(2):112456. [Read Online]

37. Jinnah, Alexander H., Patrick Whitlock, Jeffrey S. Willey, Kerry Danelson, Bethany A. Kerr, Cynthia L. Emory, Thomas L. Smith, and Daniel N. Bracey. Improved Osseointegration using Porcine Xenograft Compared to Demineralized Bone Matrix for the Treatment of Critical Defects in a Small Animal Model. Xenotransplantation. 28(2):e12662. [Read Online]

2020 Publications

36. Ghassemi, Parham, Koran S. Harris, Xiang Ren, Brittni M. Foster, Carl D. Langefeld, Bethany A. Kerr, Masoud Agah. Comparative Study of Prostate Cancer Biophysical and Migratory Characteristics via Iterative Mechanoelectrical Properties (iMEP) and Standard Migration Assays. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 321:128522. [Read Online]

35. Kerr, Bethany A. Immunomodulation in the Front, Bone Binding in the Back. Science Translational Medicine. 12(528):eaba2917. [Read Online]

34. Kikkeri, Kruthika, Bethany A. Kerr, Andrea S. Bertke, Jeannine S. Strobl, and Masoud Agah. Passivated-Electrode Insulator-based Dielectrophoretic Separation of Heterogeneous Cell Mixtures. Journal of Separation Science. 43(8):1576-85. [Read Online]

33. Ghassemi, Parham, Xiang Ren, Brittni M. Foster, Bethany A. Kerr, and Masoud Agah. Post-Enrichment Circulating Tumor Cell Detection and Enumeration via Deformability Impedance Cytometry. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 150:111868. [Read Online]

32. Peak, Taylor C., Gati K. Panigrahi, Prakash Praharaj, Yixin Su, Lihong Shi, Jacqueline Chyr, Jose Rivera Chavez, Laura Flores-Bocanegra, Ravi Singh, Donald J. Vander Griend, Nicholas Oberlies, Bethany A. Kerr, Ashok Hemal, Rhonda L. Bitting, and Gagan Deep. Syntaxin 6-Mediated Exosome Secretion Regulates Enzalutamide Resistance in Prostate Cancer. Molecular Carcinogenesis. 59(1):62-72. [Read Online]

2019 Publications

31. Kerr, Bethany A. A Two Step Program Prevent Bone Metastatic Relapse. Science Translational Medicine. 11(520):eaaz9759. [Read Online]

30. Kerr, Bethany A. A Trojan Horse Targeting Bone Metastasis. Science Translational Medicine. 11(512):eaaz3715. [Read Online]

29. Bracey, Daniel N*, Alexander H. Jinnah*, Jeffrey S. Willey, Thorsten M. Seyler, Ian D. Hutchinson, Patrick W. Whitlock, Thomas L. Smith, Kerry A. Danelson, Cynthia L. Emory, and Bethany A. Kerr. Investigating the Osteoinductive Potential of a Decellularized Xenograft Bone Substitute. Cells, Tissues, Organs. 207(2):97-113. [Read Online]
* Co-first authors

28. Rosas, Samuel, Shane Tipton, T. David Luo, Bethany A. Kerr, Johannes F. Plate, Jeffrey S. Willey and Cynthia L. Emory. A History of Past Prostate Cancer Still Carries Risk after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Knee Surgery. [Read Online]

27. Kerr, Bethany A. Aging Is Just a State of Marrow. Science Translational Medicine. 11(504):eeay7698. [Read Online]

26. Rosas, Samuel, Ryan T. Hughes, Michael Farris, Hwajin Lee, Emory R. McTyre, Johannes F. Plate, Lihong Shi, Cynthia L. Emory, A. William Blackstock, Bethany A. Kerr, and Jeffrey S. Willey. Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein in Patients with Osteoarthritis is Independently Associated with Metastatic Disease in Prostate Cancer. Oncotarget. 10(46):4776-4785. [Read Online]

25. Kerr, Bethany A.  A Workout Plan to Prevent Metastasis. Science Translational  Medicine. 11(496):eaax9564. [Read Online]

24. Kerr, Bethany A.  An Aspirin a Day Keeps Metastasis at Bay. Science Translational  Medicine. 11(488):eaax1728. [Read Online]

23. Kwok,  Andy T., Joseph E. Moore, Samuel Rosas, Bethany A. Kerr, Rachel N. Andrews, Callistus M. Nguyen, Jingyun Lee, Boyce E. Collins, Michael T. Munley, and Jeffrey S. Willey.  Knee and Hip Joint Cartilage Damage from Combined Spaceflight Hazards of Low-Dose Radiation <1 Gy and Prolonged Hind Limb Unloading. Radiation Research. 191(6):497-506. [Read Online]

2018 Publications

22. Jinnah, Alexander H., Benjamin C. Zacks, Chukwuweike U. Gwam, and Bethany A. Kerr. Emerging and Established Models of Bone Metastasis. Cancers. 10(6):176. [Read Online]

21. Ren, Xiang, Brittni M. Foster, Parham Ghassemi, Jeannine S. Strobl, Bethany A. Kerr, and Masoud Agah. Entrapment of Prostate Cancer Circulating Tumor Cells with a Sequential Size-Based Microfluidic Chip. Analytical Chemistry. 90(12):7526-34[Read Online]

20. Foster, Brittni M., Danish Zaidi, Tyler R. Young, Mary E. Mobley and Bethany A. Kerr. CD117/c-kit in Cancer Stem Cell-Mediated Progression and Therapeutic Resistance. Biomedicines. 6(1):31. [Read Online]

2017 Publications

19. Harris, Koran S. and Bethany A. Kerr. Prostate Cancer Stem Cell Markers Drive Progression, Therapeutic Resistance, and Bone Metastasis. Stem Cells International. 2017:1-9. [Read Online]

2016 Publications

18. Kerr, Bethany A.*, Xiaoxia Z. West*, Young-Woong Kim, Yongzhong Zhao, Miroslava Tischenko, Rebecca M. Cull, Timothy W. Phares, Xiao-Ding Peng, Jeremiah Bernier-Latmani, Tatiana V. Petrova, Ralf H. Adams, Nissim Hay, Sathyamangla V. Naga Prasad, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Stability and function of adult vasculature is sustained by Akt/Jagged1 signaling axis in endothelium. Nature Communications. 7:10960. [Read Online]
  * Co-first authors

2015 Publications

17. Kerr, Bethany A.*,~, Ranko Miocinovic*, Armine K. Smith, Xiaoxia Z. West, Katherine E. Watts, Malory E. Weber, Amanda W. Alzayed, Joseph C. Klink, Maria C. Mir, Tiffany Sturey, Donna E. Hansel, Warren D. Heston, Andrew J. Stephenson, Eric A. Klein, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  CD117+ cells in the circulation are predictive of advanced prostate cancer. Oncotarget. 6(3):1889-97.    [Read Online]    
* Co-first authors; ~ Corresponding Author

2014 Publications

16. Ma, Lining, Bethany A. Kerr, Sathyamangla V. Naga Prasad, Tatiana V. Byzova, and Payaningal R. Somanath. Differential Effects of Akt1 Signaling on Short- vs. Long-Term Consequences of Myocardial Infarction and Reperfusion Injury.  Laboratory Investigation. 94(10):1083-91.    [Read Online]

2013 Publications

15. Kerr, Bethany A.*, Lining Ma*, Xiaoxia Z. West, Liang Ding, Nikolay L. Malinin, Malory E. Weber, Anna Goc, Payaningal R. Somanath, Marc S. Penn, Eugene A. Podrez and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Interference with Akt Signaling in Dyslipidemia Diminishes Myocardial infarction and Promotes Survival by Inhibiting Oxidative Stress.  Science Signaling. 6(287):ra67. [Read Online]
* Co-first authors; Featured on Science Signaling CoverEditor’s Summary

14. Kerr, Bethany A., N. Patrick McCabe, Weiyi Feng, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Platelets Govern Pre-Metastatic Tumor Communication to Bone.  Oncogene. 32(36):4319-24. [Read Online]

13. Kerr, Bethany A. and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Integrin Alpha V (ITGAV).  Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules.  Ed. Sangdun Choi.  Springer, 2013.  949-59. [Read Online]

2012 Publications

12. Kerr, Bethany A. and Tatiana V. Byzova.  The Dark Side of the Oxidative Force in Angiogenesis.  Nature Medicine.  18(8):1184-5. [Read Online]

11. Meller, Julia, Nikolay L. Malinin, Soumya Panigrahi, Bethany A. Kerr, Arohi Patil, Yi Ma, Lakshmi Venkateswaran, Igor B. Rogozin, Narla Mohandas, Mohammed S. Ehlayel, Eugene A. Podrez, Javier Chinen, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  A New Case of Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency III (LADIII) Suggests a Potential Function of Kindlin-3 in Human Erythrocytes.  Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.  10(7):1397-408. [Read Online]

10. West*,Xiaoxia Z., Nahum Meller*, Nikolay L. Malinin, Lalit Deshmukh, Julia Meller, Ganapati H. Mahabeleshwar, Malory E. Weber, Bethany A. Kerr, Olga Vinogradova, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Integrin β3 Crosstalk with VEGFR Accommodating Tyrosine Phosphorylation as a Regulatory Switch. PLoS ONE.  7(2):e31071. [Read Online]
* Co-first authors

9. Kerr, Bethany A. and Tatiana V. Byzova.  MicroCT: An Essential Tool in Bone Metastasis Research.  Computed Tomography – Clinical Applications.  Ed.  Luca Saba.  InTech, 2012.  211-30.  [Read Online]

2011 Publications

8. Feng, Weiyi*, Maria Madajka*, Bethany A. Kerr*, Ganapati H. Mahabeleshwar, Sidney W. Whiteheart, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  A Novel Role for Platelet Secretion in Angiogenesis: Mediating Bone Marrow-derived Cell Mobilization and Homing.Blood.  117(14):3893-902. [Read Online]
    *Co-first authors; Featured on Blood Cover; Commentary in Blood

7. McCabe, N. Patrick*, Bethany A. Kerr*, Maria Madajka, Amit Vasanji, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Augmented Osteolysis in SPARC Deficient Mice with Bone Residing Prostate Cancer.  Neoplasia.  13(1):31-9. [Read Online]
    * Co-first authors

2010 Publications

6. West, Xiaoxia Z.*, Nikolay L. Malinin*, Alona A. Merkulova, Miroslava Tischenko, Bethany A. Kerr, Ernest C. Borden, Eugene A. Podrez, Robert G. Salomon, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Oxidative Stress Induces Angiogenesis by Activating TLR2 with Novel Endogenous Ligands.  Nature.  467(7318):972-6. [Read Online]     * Co first authors; Commentaries in Nature Immunology and Science Signaling

5. Kerr, Bethany A, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Integrin Alpha V.  UCSD-Nature Molecule Pages. [Read Online]  

4. Kerr, Bethany A, Ranko Miocinovic, Armine K. Smith, Eric A. Klein, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  Comparison of Tumor and Microenvironment Secretomes in Plasma and in Platelets during Prostate Cancer Growth in a Xenograft Model.  Neoplasia.  12(5):388-96. [Read Online]

3. Kerr, Bethany A, and Tatiana V. Byzova.  αB-Crystallin: a Novel VEGF Chaperone.  Blood.  115(16): 3181-3.     [Read Online]

2008 Publications

2. Kerr, Bethany A, Tomohiro Otani, Eiki Koyama, Theresa A. Freeman, and Motomi Enomoto-Iwamoto.  Small GTPase Protein Rac-1 Is Activated with Maturation and Regulates Cell Morphology and Function in Chondrocytes. Experimental Cell Research.  314:1303-12.  [Read Online]

2006 Publications

1.  Szymczyk, Krysia H, Bethany A. Kerr, Theresa A. Freeman, Christopher S. Adams, and Marla J Steinbeck. Involvement of Hydrogen Peroxide in the Differentiation and Apoptosis of Preosteoclastic Cells Exposed to Arsenite.  Biochemical Pharmacology.  72:761-9.  [Read Online]