Cindy L. Vnencak-Jones, Ph.D.

Professor

cindy.vnencak-jones@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Professor of Pediatrics
Education
Ph.D., Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VirginiaB.S., Biology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
Office Address
4918C TVC
Nashville, TN 5310
Research Description
Participation with VUMC researchers studying the role of genetic factors in the cause of Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. . .
Research Keywords
Clinical molecular genetics
Clinical Research Keywords
molecular genetics, inherited disease, molecular pathology, acquired disease, DNA testing, RNA testing
Publications
Alfaro MP, Cohen M, Vnencak-Jones CL. Maternal FMR1 premutation allele expansion and contraction in fraternal twins. Am. J. Med. Genet. A [print-electronic]. 2013 Oct; 161A(10): 2620-5. PMID: 23949867, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36123, ISSN: 1552-4833.

Cushman-Vokoun AM, Stover DG, Zhao Z, Koehler EA, Berlin JD, Vnencak-Jones CL. Clinical utility of KRAS and BRAF mutations in a cohort of patients with colorectal neoplasms submitted for microsatellite instability testing. Clin Colorectal Cancer [print-electronic]. 2013 Sep; 12(3): 168-78. PMID: 23773459, PMCID: PMC4090139, PII: S1533-0028(13)00045-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.clcc.2013.04.005, ISSN: 1938-0674.

Ohashi K, Sequist LV, Arcila ME, Lovly CM, Chen X, Rudin CM, Moran T, Camidge DR, Vnencak-Jones CL, Berry L, Pan Y, Sasaki H, Engelman JA, Garon EB, Dubinett SM, Franklin WA, Riely GJ, Sos ML, Kris MG, Dias-Santagata D, Ladanyi M, Bunn PA, Pao W. Characteristics of lung cancers harboring NRAS mutations. Clin. Cancer Res [print-electronic]. 2013 May 5/1/2013; 19(9): 2584-91. PMID: 23515407, PMCID: PMC3643999, PII: 1078-0432.CCR-12-3173, DOI: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-12-3173, ISSN: 1078-0432.

Sengsayadeth SM, Jagasia M, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Strickland SA, Goodman S, Lucid C, Vnencak-Jones CL, Greer JP, Savani BN. Allo-SCT for high-risk AML-CR1 in the molecular era: impact of FLT3/ITD outweighs the conventional markers. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 47(12): 1535-7. PMID: 22659680, PII: bmt201288, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2012.88, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Dahlman KB, Xia J, Hutchinson K, Ng C, Hucks D, Jia P, Atefi M, Su Z, Branch S, Lyle PL, Hicks DJ, Bozon V, Glaspy JA, Rosen N, Solit DB, Netterville JL, Vnencak-Jones CL, Sosman JA, Ribas A, Zhao Z, Pao W. BRAF(L597) mutations in melanoma are associated with sensitivity to MEK inhibitors. Cancer Discov [print-electronic]. 2012 Sep; 2(9): 791-7. PMID: 22798288, PMCID: PMC3449158, PII: 2159-8290.CD-12-0097, DOI: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-12-0097, ISSN: 2159-8290.

Ohashi K, Sequist LV, Arcila ME, Moran T, Chmielecki J, Lin YL, Pan Y, Wang L, de Stanchina E, Shien K, Aoe K, Toyooka S, Kiura K, Fernandez-Cuesta L, Fidias P, Yang JC, Miller VA, Riely GJ, Kris MG, Engelman JA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Dias-Santagata D, Ladanyi M, Pao W. Lung cancers with acquired resistance to EGFR inhibitors occasionally harbor BRAF gene mutations but lack mutations in KRAS, NRAS, or MEK1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul 7/31/2012; 109(31): E2127-33. PMID: 22773810, PMCID: PMC3411967, PII: 1203530109, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1203530109, ISSN: 1091-6490.

Pulley JM, Denny JC, Peterson JF, Bernard GR, Vnencak-Jones CL, Ramirez AH, Delaney JT, Bowton E, Brothers K, Johnson K, Crawford DC, Schildcrout J, Masys DR, Dilks HH, Wilke RA, Clayton EW, Shultz E, Laposata M, McPherson J, Jirjis JN, Roden DM. Operational implementation of prospective genotyping for personalized medicine: the design of the Vanderbilt PREDICT project. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul; 92(1): 87-95. PMID: 22588608, PMCID: PMC3581305, PII: clpt2011371, DOI: 10.1038/clpt.2011.371, ISSN: 1532-6535.

Goins WP, Edwards KM, Vnencak-Jones CL, Rock MT, Swift M, Thayer V, Schaffner W, Talbot TR. A comparison of 2 strategies to prevent infection following pertussis exposure in vaccinated healthcare personnel. Clin. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2012 Apr; 54(7): 938-45. PMID: 22238169, PMCID: PMC3297652, PII: cir973, DOI: 10.1093/cid/cir973, ISSN: 1537-6591.

Lovly CM, Dahlman KB, Fohn LE, Su Z, Dias-Santagata D, Hicks DJ, Hucks D, Berry E, Terry C, Duke M, Su Y, Sobolik-Delmaire T, Richmond A, Kelley MC, Vnencak-Jones CL, Iafrate AJ, Sosman J, Pao W. Routine multiplex mutational profiling of melanomas enables enrollment in genotype-driven therapeutic trials. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2012; 7(4): e35309. PMID: 22536370, PMCID: PMC3335021, PII: PONE-D-12-03589, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035309, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Wentz SC, Vnencak-Jones C, Chopp WV. Neuroendocrine and squamous colonic composite carcinoma: case report with molecular analysis. World J. Gastroenterol. 2011 Nov 11/14/2011; 17(42): 4729-33. PMID: 22180717, PMCID: PMC3233680, DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i42.4729, ISSN: 2219-2840.

Su Z, Dias-Santagata D, Duke M, Hutchinson K, Lin YL, Borger DR, Chung CH, Massion PP, Vnencak-Jones CL, Iafrate AJ, Pao W. A platform for rapid detection of multiple oncogenic mutations with relevance to targeted therapy in non-small-cell lung cancer. J Mol Diagn [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 13(1): 74-84. PMID: 21227397, PMCID: PMC3070558, PII: S1525-1578(10)00024-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2010.11.010, ISSN: 1943-7811.

Johri S, Dunnington GH, Vnencak-Jones CL. A novel BMPR2 mutation associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension in an octogenarian. Lung [print-electronic]. 2010 Aug; 188(4): 349-52. PMID: 20496075, PMCID: PMC2899024, DOI: 10.1007/s00408-010-9242-7, ISSN: 1432-1750.

Austin ED, Rock MT, Mosse CA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Yoder SM, Robbins IM, Loyd JE, Meyrick BO. T lymphocyte subset abnormalities in the blood and lung in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Respir Med [print-electronic]. 2010 Mar; 104(3): 454-62. PMID: 19880300, PMCID: PMC2826574, PII: S0954-6111(09)00325-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.rmed.2009.10.004, ISSN: 1532-3064.

Hiremath J, Thanikachalam S, Parikh K, Shanmugasundaram S, Bangera S, Shapiro L, Pott GB, Vnencak-Jones CL, Arneson C, Wade M, White RJ, . Exercise improvement and plasma biomarker changes with intravenous treprostinil therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension: a placebo-controlled trial. J. Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Feb; 29(2): 137-49. PMID: 20022264, PII: S1053-2498(09)00781-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2009.09.005, ISSN: 1557-3117.

Talbert ML, Dunn ST, Hunt J, Hillyard DR, Mirza I, Nowak JA, Van Deerlin V, Vnencak-Jones CL. Competency-based education for the molecular genetic pathology fellow: a report of the association for molecular pathology training and education committee. J Mol Diagn [print-electronic]. 2009 Nov; 11(6): 497-507. PMID: 19797613, PMCID: PMC2765747, PII: S1525-1578(10)60271-1, DOI: 10.2353/jmoldx.2009.090040, ISSN: 1943-7811.

Mosse CA, Stumph JR, Best DH, Vnencak-Jones CL. A B-cell lymphoma diagnosed in "floater" tissue: implications of the diagnosis and resolution of a laboratory error. Am. J. Med. Sci. 2009 Sep; 338(3): 248-51. PMID: 19745614, PII: 00000441-200909000-00020, DOI: 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e3181a88dc0, ISSN: 1538-2990.

Vnencak-Jones CL. Bone marrow engraftment studies. Curr Protoc Hum Genet. 2009 Jul; Chapter 9: Unit 9.17. PMID: 19582766, DOI: 10.1002/0471142905.hg0917s62, ISSN: 1934-8258.

Johnson JA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Cogan JD, Loyd JE, West J. Copy-number variation in BMPR2 is not associated with the pathogenesis of pulmonary arterial hypertension. BMC Med. Genet. 2009; 10: 58. PMID: 19531247, PMCID: PMC2706815, PII: 1471-2350-10-58, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2350-10-58, ISSN: 1471-2350.

Woods-Swafford W, Vnencak-Jones CL, Loken MR, Manes B, Frangoul H. Mobilization of Ph chromosome-negative peripheral blood stem cells in a child with chronic myeloid leukemia after imatinib-induced complete molecular remission. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Mar; 50(3): 639-41. PMID: 16927371, DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21017, ISSN: 1545-5017.

Boyd AS, Vnencak-Jones CL, Pennington B. Microsatellite stable genome in an epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: An example of a microsatellite stable tumor. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2008 Mar; 58(3): 519-21. PMID: 18280360, PII: S0190-9622(06)01794-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2006.06.013, ISSN: 1097-6787.

Pitchford CW, Creech CB, Peters TR, Vnencak-Jones CL. Bartonella henselae endocarditis in a child. Pediatr Cardiol [print-electronic]. 2006 Nov; 27(6): 769-71. PMID: 17111290, DOI: 10.1007/s00246-006-1383-3, ISSN: 0172-0643.

Schrager JJ, Vnencak-Jones CL, Graber SE, Neff AT, Chari RS, Wright KJ, Pinson CW, Stewart JH, Gorden DL. Use of short tandem repeats for DNA fingerprinting to rapidly diagnose graft-versus-host disease in solid organ transplant patients. Transplantation. 2006 Jan 1/15/2006; 81(1): 21-5. PMID: 16421472, PII: 00007890-200601150-00006, ISSN: 0041-1337.

Bregman SG, Yeaney GA, Greig BW, Vnencak-Jones CL, Hamilton KS. Subcutaneous panniculitic T-cell lymphoma in a cardiac allograft recipient. J. Cutan. Pathol. 2005 May; 32(5): 366-70. PMID: 15811123, PII: CUP332, DOI: 10.1111/j.0303-6987.2005.00332.x, ISSN: 0303-6987.

Cogan JD, Vnencak-Jones CL, Phillips JA, Lane KB, Wheeler LA, Robbins IM, Garrison G, Hedges LK, Loyd JE. Gross BMPR2 gene rearrangements constitute a new cause for primary pulmonary hypertension. Genet. Med. 2005 Mar; 7(3): 169-74. PMID: 15775752, PII: 00125817-200503000-00003, DOI: 10.109701.GIM.0000156525.09595.E9, ISSN: 1098-3600.

Fossey SC, Ferreira-Gonzalez A, Garrett CT, Dumur CI, Vnencak-Jones CL. BCRABL transcript detection by quantitative real-time PCR : are correlated results possible from homebrew assays?. Mol. Diagn. 2005; 9(4): 187-93. PMID: 16392897, PII: 944, ISSN: 1084-8592.

Garland EM, Vnencak-Jones CL, Biaggioni I, Davis TL, Montine TJ, Robertson D. Fragile X gene premutation in multiple system atrophy. J. Neurol. Sci. 2004 Dec 12/15/2004; 227(1): 115-8. PMID: 15546601, PII: S0022-510X(04)00320-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2004.08.013, ISSN: 0022-510X.

Vnencak-Jones CL. Bone marrow engraftment studies. Curr Protoc Hum Genet. 2004 Nov; Chapter 9: Unit9.17. PMID: 18428367, DOI: 10.1002/0471142905.hg0917s43, ISSN: 1934-8258.

Zhuang Z, Lee YS, Zeng W, Furuta M, Valyi-Nagy T, Johnson MD, Vnencak-Jones CL, Woltjer RL, Weil RJ. Molecular genetic and proteomic analysis of synchronous malignant gliomas. Neurology. 2004 Jun 6/22/2004; 62(12): 2316-9. PMID: 15210906, ISSN: 1526-632X.

Juskevicius R, Vnencak-Jones C. Pathologic quiz case: a 17-year-old renal transplant patient with persistent fever, pancytopenia, and axillary lymphadenopathy. Bacillary angiomatosis of the lymph node in the renal transplant recipient. Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2004 Jan; 128(1): e12-4. PMID: 14692837, PII: RP3050, DOI: 10.1043/1543-2165(2004)1282.0.CO;2, ISSN: 1543-2165.

Johnson MD, Vnencak-Jones CL, Toms SA, Moots PM, Weil R. Allelic losses in oligodendroglial and oligodendroglioma-like neoplasms: analysis using microsatellite repeats and polymerase chain reaction. Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2003 Dec; 127(12): 1573-9. PMID: 14632576, PII: OA3090, DOI: 10.1043/1543-2165(2003)127<1573:ALIOAO>2.0.CO;2, ISSN: 1543-2165.

Boyd AS, Vnencak-Jones CL. T-cell clonality in lichenoid purpura: a clinical and molecular evaluation of seven patients [letter]. Histopathology. 2003 Sep; 43(3): 302-3. PMID: 12940786, PII: 1672, ISSN: 0309-0167.

Lane JE, Ribeiro-Rodrigues R, Olivares-Villagómez D, Vnencak-Jones CL, McCurley TL, Carter CE. Detection of Trypanosoma cruzi DNA within murine cardiac tissue sections by in situ polymerase chain reaction. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz [print-electronic]. 2003 Apr; 98(3): 373-6. PMID: 12886417, PII: S0074-02762003000300013, ISSN: 0074-0276.

Runo JR, Vnencak-Jones CL, Prince M, Loyd JE, Wheeler L, Robbins IM, Lane KB, Newman JH, Johnson J, Nichols WC, Phillips JA. Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease caused by an inherited mutation in bone morphogenetic protein receptor II. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med [print-electronic]. 2003 Mar 3/15/2003; 167(6): 889-94. PMID: 12446270, PII: 200208-861OC, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.200208-861OC, ISSN: 1073-449X.

Vnencak-Jones CL. Fluorescence PCR and GeneScan analysis for the detection of CAG repeat expansions associated with Huntington's disease. Methods Mol. Biol. 2003; 217: 101-8. PMID: 12491925, ISSN: 1064-3745.

Smith DI, Vnencak-Jones CL, Boyd AS. T-lymphocyte clonality in benign lichenoid keratoses [letter]. J. Cutan. Pathol. 2002 Nov; 29(10): 623-4. PMID: 12453303, PII: cup291011, ISSN: 0303-6987.

Tranebjaerg L, Jensen PK, Van Ghelue M, Vnencak-Jones CL, Sund S, Elgjo K, Jakobsen J, Lindal S, Warburg M, Fuglsang-Frederiksen A, Skullerud K. Neuronal cell death in the visual cortex is a prominent feature of the X-linked recessive mitochondrial deafness-dystonia syndrome caused by mutations in the TIMM8a gene. Ophthalmic Genet. 2001 Dec; 22(4): 207-23. PMID: 11803487, ISSN: 1381-6810.

Macon WR, Levy NB, Kurtin PJ, Salhany KE, Elkhalifa MY, Casey TT, Craig FE, Vnencak-Jones CL, Gulley ML, Park JP, Cousar JB. Hepatosplenic alphabeta T-cell lymphomas: a report of 14 cases and comparison with hepatosplenic gammadelta T-cell lymphomas. Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2001 Mar; 25(3): 285-96. PMID: 11224598, ISSN: 0147-5185.

Kasami M, Gobbi H, Dupont WD, Simpson JF, Page DL, Vnencak-Jones CL. Androgen receptor CAG repeat lengths in ductal carcinoma in situ of breast, longest in apocrine variety. Breast. 2000 Feb; 9(1): 23-7. PMID: 14731580, PII: S0960-9776(99)90070-X, DOI: 10.1054/brst.1999.0070, ISSN: 0960-9776.

Seeler RA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Bassett LM, Gilbert JB, Michaelis RC. Severe haemophilia A in a female: a compound heterozygote with nonrandom X-inactivation. Haemophilia. 1999 Nov; 5(6): 445-9. PMID: 10583534, PII: hae352, ISSN: 1351-8216.

Vnencak-Jones CL. Molecular testing for inherited diseases. Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 1999 Jul; 112(1 Suppl 1): S19-32. PMID: 10396298, ISSN: 0002-9173.

Miranda RN, Cousar JB, Hammer RD, Collins RD, Vnencak-Jones CL. Somatic mutation analysis of IgH variable regions reveals that tumor cells of most parafollicular (monocytoid) B-cell lymphoma, splenic marginal zone B-cell lymphoma, and some hairy cell leukemia are composed of memory B lymphocytes. Hum. Pathol. 1999 Mar; 30(3): 306-12. PMID: 10088550, ISSN: 0046-8177.

Hodges KB, Vnencak-Jones CL, Larson RS, Kinney MC. Rarity of genomic instability in pathogenesis of systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in immunocompetent patients. Hum. Pathol. 1999 Feb; 30(2): 173-7. PMID: 10029445, ISSN: 0046-8177.

Raskin S, Phillips JA, Kaplan G, McClure M, Vnencak-Jones C, Rozov T, Cardieri JM, Marostica P, Abreu F, Giugliani R, Reis F, Rosario NA, Ludwig N, Pereira L, Faucz F, Gabardo J, Culpi L. Geographic heterogeneity of 4 common worldwide cystic fibrosis non-DF508 mutations in Brazil. Hum. Biol. 1999 Feb; 71(1): 111-21. PMID: 9972102, ISSN: 0018-7143.

Serpi, M., Hoffmann, G.F., Kircheisen, R., Vnencak-Jones, C., Feist, D., Wermuth, B., Zilow, E., Springer, W., Tonshoff, B., and Dominick, H.C. "Disturbance of Intestinal Transport. Unusual Presenting Symptom in a Neonate with Carbamylphosphate Synthetase Deficiency.". Pediat. Prax. 1999; 56: 375-83.

Johnson MD, Vnencak-Jones CL, McLean MJ. Fatal familial insomnia: clinical and pathologic heterogeneity in genetic half brothers. Neurology. 1998 Dec; 51(6): 1715-7. PMID: 9855529, ISSN: 0028-3878.

Olivares-Villagómez D, McCurley TL, Vnencak-Jones CL, Correa-Oliveira R, Colley DG, Carter CE. Polymerase chain reaction amplification of three different Trypanosoma cruzi DNA sequences from human chagasic cardiac tissue. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 1998 Oct; 59(4): 563-70. PMID: 9790431, ISSN: 0002-9637.

Chapman J, Cervenáková L, Petersen RB, Lee HS, Estupinan J, Richardson S, Vnencak-Jones CL, Gajdusek DC, Korczyn AD, Brown P, Goldfarb LG. APOE in non-Alzheimer amyloidoses: transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Neurology. 1998 Aug; 51(2): 548-53. PMID: 9710033, ISSN: 0028-3878.

Kasami M, Vnencak-Jones CL, Manning S, Dupont WD, Jensen RA, Page DL. Monoclonality in fibroadenomas with complex histology and phyllodal features. Breast Cancer Res. Treat. 1998 Jul; 50(2): 185-91. PMID: 9822223, ISSN: 0167-6806.

Essary LR, Vnencak-Jones CL, Manning SS, Olson SJ, Johnson JE. Frequency of parvovirus B19 infection in nonimmune hydrops fetalis and utility of three diagnostic methods. Hum. Pathol. 1998 Jul; 29(7): 696-701. PMID: 9670826, ISSN: 0046-8177.

Stevenson RE, Arena JF, Ouzts E, Gibson A, Shokeir MH, Vnencak-Jones C, Lubs HA, May M, Schwartz CE. Renpenning syndrome maps to Xp11. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 1998 May; 62(5): 1092-101. PMID: 9545405, PMCID: PMC1377092, PII: S0002-9297(07)61530-4, DOI: 10.1086/301835, ISSN: 0002-9297.

Lamps LW, Bronner MP, Vnencak-Jones CL, Tham KT, Mertz HR, Scott MA. Optimal screening and diagnosis of microsporida in tissue sections: a comparison of polarization, special stains, and molecular techniques. Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 1998 Apr; 109(4): 404-10. PMID: 9535393, ISSN: 0002-9173.

Hammer RD, Vnencak-Jones CL, Manning SS, Glick AD, Kinney MC. Microvillous lymphomas are B-cell neoplasms that frequently express CD56. Mod. Pathol. 1998 Mar; 11(3): 239-46. PMID: 9521469, ISSN: 0893-3952.

Chen SG, Parchi P, Brown P, Capellari S, Zou W, Cochran EJ, Vnencak-Jones CL, Julien J, Vital C, Mikol J, Lugaresi E, Autilio-Gambetti L, Gambetti P. Allelic origin of the abnormal prion protein isoform in familial prion diseases. Nat. Med. 1997 Sep; 3(9): 1009-15. PMID: 9288728, ISSN: 1078-8956.

Raskin S, Phillips JA, Krishnamani MR, Vnencak-Jones C, Parker RA, Rozov T, Cardieri JM, Marostica P, Abreu F, Giugliani R, Reis F, Rosario NA, Ludwig N, Culpi L. Cystic fibrosis in the Brazilian population: DF508 mutation and KM-19/XV-2C haplotype distribution. Hum. Biol. 1997 Aug; 69(4): 499-508. PMID: 9198309, ISSN: 0018-7143.

Lane JE, Olivares-Villagomez D, Vnencak-Jones CL, McCurley TL, Carter CE. Detection of Trypanosoma cruzi with the polymerase chain reaction and in situ hybridization in infected murine cardiac tissue. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 1997 Jun; 56(6): 588-95. PMID: 9230784, ISSN: 0002-9637.

Kasami M, Vnencak-Jones CL, Manning S, Dupont WD, Page DL. Loss of heterozygosity and microsatellite instability in breast hyperplasia. No obligate correlation of these genetic alterations with subsequent malignancy. Am. J. Pathol. 1997 Jun; 150(6): 1925-32. PMID: 9176386, PMCID: PMC1858322, ISSN: 0002-9440.

Raskin S, Philips JA, Krishnamani MR, Vnencak-Jones C, Parker RA, Dawson E, Rozov T, Cardieri JM, Marostica P, Abreu F, Giugliani R, Reis F, Rosario NA, Ludwig N, Culpi L. Regional distribution of cystic fibrosis-linked DNA haplotypes in Brazil: multicenter study. Hum. Biol. 1997 Feb; 69(1): 75-88. PMID: 9037896, ISSN: 0018-7143.

Larson RS, Manning S, Macon WR, Vnencak-Jones C. Microsatellite instability in natural killer cell-like T-cell lymphomas in immunocompromised and immunocompetent individuals [letter]. Blood. 1997 Feb 2/1/1997; 89(3): 1114-5. PMID: 9028347, ISSN: 0006-4971.

Scott MA, McCurley TL, Vnencak-Jones CL, Hager C, McCoy JA, Anderson B, Collins RD, Edwards KM. Cat scratch disease: detection of Bartonella henselae DNA in archival biopsies from patients with clinically, serologically, and histologically defined disease. Am. J. Pathol. 1996 Dec; 149(6): 2161-7. PMID: 8952548, PMCID: PMC1865337, ISSN: 0002-9440.

Larson RS, Scott MA, McCurley TL, Vnencak-Jones CL. Microsatellite analysis of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders: determination of donor/recipient origin and identification of putative lymphomagenic mechanism. Cancer Res. 1996 Oct 10/1/1996; 56(19): 4378-81. PMID: 8813129, ISSN: 0008-5472.

Hammer RD, Cousar JB, Collins RD, Vnencak-Jones CL. Bc1-1 gene rearrangements in paraffin-embedded tissues [letter]. Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 1996 Jun; 105(6): 806-7. PMID: 8659461, ISSN: 0002-9173.

Kolquist KA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Swift L, Page DL, Johnson JE, Denison MR. Fatal fat embolism syndrome in a child with undiagnosed hemoglobin S/beta+ thalassemia: a complication of acute parvovirus B19 infection. Pediatr Pathol Lab Med. 1996 Jan; 16(1): 71-82. PMID: 8963632, ISSN: 1077-1042.

Butler MG, Pratesi R, Vnencak-Jones CL. Molecular genetic analysis of mentally retarded males with features of the fragile-X syndrome. J Intellect Disabil Res. 1995 Dec; 39 ( Pt 6): 544-53. PMID: 8746743, ISSN: 0964-2633.

Antonarakis SE, Rossiter JP, Young M, Horst J, de Moerloose P, Sommer SS, Ketterling RP, Kazazian HH, Négrier C, Vinciguerra C, Gitschier J, Goossens M, Girodon E, Ghanem N, Plassa F, Lavergne JM, Vidaud M, Costa JM, Laurian Y, Lin SW, Lin SR, Shen MC, Lillicrap D, Taylor SA, Windsor S, Valleix SV, Nafa K, Sultan Y, Delpech M, Vnencak-Jones CL, Phillips JA, Ljung RC, Koumbarelis E, Gialeraki A, Mandalaki T, Jenkins PV, Collins PW, Pasi KJ, Goodeve A, Peake I, Preston FE, Schwartz M, Scheibel E, Ingerslev J, Cooper DN, Millar DS, Kakkar VV, Giannelli F, Naylor JA, Tizzano EF, Baiget M, Domenech M, Altisent C, Tusell J, Beneyto M, Lorenzo JI, Gaucher C, Mazurier C, Peerlinck K, Matthijs G, Cassiman JJ, Vermylen J, Mori PG, Acquila M, Caprino D, Inaba H. Factor VIII gene inversions in severe hemophilia A: results of an international consortium study. Blood. 1995 Sep 9/15/1995; 86(6): 2206-12. PMID: 7662970, ISSN: 0006-4971.

Parchi P, Castellani R, Cortelli P, Montagna P, Chen SG, Petersen RB, Manetto V, Vnencak-Jones CL, McLean MJ, Sheller JR. Regional distribution of protease-resistant prion protein in fatal familial insomnia. Ann. Neurol. 1995 Jul; 38(1): 21-9. PMID: 7611720, DOI: 10.1002/ana.410380107, ISSN: 0364-5134.

Summar ML, Dasouki MJ, Schofield PJ, Krishnamani MR, Vnencak-Jones C, Tuchman M, Mao J, Phillips JA. Physical and linkage mapping of human carbamyl phosphate synthetase I (CPS1) and reassignment from 2p to 2q35. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 1995; 71(3): 266-7. PMID: 7587391, ISSN: 0301-0171.

Sukpanichnant S, Vnencak-Jones CL, McCurley TL. Determination of B-cell clonality in paraffin-embedded endoscopic biopsy specimens of abnormal lymphocytic infiltrates and gastrointestinal lymphoma by polymerase chain reaction. Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 1994 Sep; 102(3): 299-305. PMID: 8085552, ISSN: 0002-9173.

Butler MG, Pratesi R, Vnencak-Jones CL. Molecular genetic screening in cytogenetically normal mentally retarded males with manifestations of fragile X syndrome [letter]. Am. J. Med. Genet. 1994 Jul 7/15/1994; 51(4): 315-6. PMID: 7942993, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.1320510406, ISSN: 0148-7299.

Dupont WD, Page DL, Parl FF, Vnencak-Jones CL, Plummer WD, Rados MS, Schuyler PA. Long-term risk of breast cancer in women with fibroadenoma. N. Engl. J. Med. 1994 Jul 7/7/1994; 331(1): 10-5. PMID: 8202095, DOI: 10.1056/NEJM199407073310103, ISSN: 0028-4793.

O'Malley FP, Vnencak-Jones CL, Dupont WD, Parl F, Manning S, Page DL. P53 mutations are confined to the comedo type ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. Immunohistochemical and sequencing data. Lab. Invest. 1994 Jul; 71(1): 67-72. PMID: 8041120, ISSN: 0023-6837.

Dahir GA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Schwartz HS, Butler MG. Dosage and allelic restriction fragment studies and PCR analysis of the H-ras locus in giant cell tumor of bone. Cancer Genet. Cytogenet. 1994 Jun; 74(2): 95-8. PMID: 7912645, PII: 0165-4608(94)90004-3, ISSN: 0165-4608.

Caleffi M, Teague MW, Jensen RA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Dupont WD, Parl FF. P53 gene mutations and steroid receptor status in breast cancer. Clinicopathologic correlations and prognostic assessment. Cancer. 1994 Apr 4/15/1994; 73(8): 2147-56. PMID: 8156519, ISSN: 0008-543X.

Sukpanichnant S, Vnencak-Jones CL, McCurley TL. Detection of clonal immunoglobulin heavy chain gene rearrangements by polymerase chain reaction in scrapings from archival hematoxylin and eosin-stained histologic sections: implications for molecular genetic studies of focal pathologic lesions. Diagn. Mol. Pathol. 1993 Sep; 2(3): 168-76. PMID: 7506982, ISSN: 1052-9551.

Raskin S, Phillips JA, Krishnamani MR, Vnencak-Jones C, Parker RA, Rozov T, Cardieri JM, Marostica P, Abreu F, Giugliani R. DNA analysis of cystic fibrosis in Brazil by direct PCR amplification from Guthrie cards. Am. J. Med. Genet. 1993 Jul 7/1/1993; 46(6): 665-9. PMID: 8362909, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.1320460612, ISSN: 0148-7299.

Ulm JE, Vnencak-Jones CL, Bosque P. Research on familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (FCJD) resulting in presymptomatic testing: implications for the Human Genome Project. J Genet Couns. 1993 Mar; 2(1): 9-15. PMID: 11659811, ISSN: 1059-7700.

Jones EM, Colley DG, Tostes S, Lopes ER, Vnencak-Jones CL, McCurley TL. Amplification of a Trypanosoma cruzi DNA sequence from inflammatory lesions in human chagasic cardiomyopathy. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 1993 Mar; 48(3): 348-57. PMID: 8470772, ISSN: 0002-9637.

Raskin S, Phillips JA, Kaplan G, McClure M, Vnencak-Jones C. Cystic fibrosis genotyping by direct PCR analysis of Guthrie blood spots. PCR Methods Appl. 1992 Nov; 2(2): 154-6. PMID: 1362128, ISSN: 1054-9803.

Bosque PJ, Vnencak-Jones CL, Johnson MD, Whitlock JA, McLean MJ. A PrP gene codon 178 base substitution and a 24-bp interstitial deletion in familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Neurology. 1992 Oct; 42(10): 1864-70. PMID: 1357594, ISSN: 0028-3878.

Raskin S, Phillips JA, Vnencak-Jones C, Dawson E, Kaplan G, McClure M. Utility of internal markers to improve the accuracy of cystic fibrosis genotype analysis. BioTechniques. 1992 Sep; 13(3): 372-4. PMID: 1382468, ISSN: 0736-6205.

Tharapel SA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Whitlock JA, Jain R. Molecular confirmation of BCR-ABL fusion in a chronic myeloid leukemia with a complex translocation involving chromosomes 9, 15, and 22. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 1992 Jun; 4(4): 343-5. PMID: 1377943, ISSN: 1045-2257.

Vnencak-Jones CL, Phillips JA. Identification of heterogeneous PrP gene deletions in controls by detection of allele-specific heteroduplexes (DASH) [letter]. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 1992 Apr; 50(4): 871-2. PMID: 1347972, PMCID: PMC1682631, ISSN: 0002-9297.

Tuchman M, Mauer SM, Holzknecht RA, Summar ML, Vnencak-Jones CL. Prospective versus clinical diagnosis and therapy of acute neonatal hyperammonaemia in two sisters with carbamyl phosphate synthetase deficiency. J. Inherit. Metab. Dis. 1992; 15(2): 269-77. PMID: 1356172, ISSN: 0141-8955.

Jones EM, Colley DG, Tostes S, Lopes ER, Vnencak-Jones CL, McCurley TL. A Trypanosoma cruzi DNA sequence amplified from inflammatory lesions in human chagasic cardiomyopathy. Trans. Assoc. Am. Physicians. 1992; 105: 182-9. PMID: 1308995, ISSN: 0066-9458.

Vnencak-Jones CL, Phillips JA. Hot spots for growth hormone gene deletions in homologous regions outside of Alu repeats. Science. 1990 Dec 12/21/1990; 250(4988): 1745-8. PMID: 1980158, ISSN: 0036-8075.

Vnencak-Jones CL, Phillips JA, Wang DF. Use of polymerase chain reaction in detection of growth hormone gene deletions. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 1990 Jun; 70(6): 1550-3. PMID: 2347891, DOI: 10.1210/jcem-70-6-1550, ISSN: 0021-972X.

Phillips JA, Vnencak-Jones CL. Genetics of growth hormone and its disorders. Adv. Hum. Genet. 1989; 18: 305-63. PMID: 2567109, ISSN: 0065-275X.

Vnencak-Jones CL, Phillips JA, Chen EY, Seeburg PH. Molecular basis of human growth hormone gene deletions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1988 Aug; 85(15): 5615-9. PMID: 2840669, PMCID: PMC281810, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Vnencak-Jones CL, Wahab SZ, Zehner ZE, Holmes WM. A human tRNA(iMet) gene produces multiple transcripts. Mol. Cell. Biol. 1987 Nov; 7(11): 4134-8. PMID: 2828928, PMCID: PMC368087, ISSN: 0270-7306.