1. Jiande Wu, Tarun Karthik Kumar Mamidi, Lu Zhang, and Chindo Hicks, "Integrating Germline and Somatic Mutation Information for the Discovery of Biomarkers in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer", Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 201916(6), 1055;

  2. Tarun Karthik Kumar Mamidi, Jiande Wu, and Chindo Hicks, “Interactions between Germline and Somatic Mutated Genes in Aggressive Prostate Cancer,” Prostate Cancer, vol. 2019, Article ID 4047680, 11 pages, 2019.

  3. Mamidi, T.K.K.; Wu, J.; Hicks, C. Integrating germline and somatic variation information using genomic data for the discovery of biomarkers in prostate cancer. BMC Cancer 2019; 19(1):229. PMID: 30871495.

  4. Elnaggar, Jacob & Tsien, Fern & Yates, Clayton & Davis, Melisa & Miele, Lucio & Hicks, Chindo. (2019). An Integrative Genomics Approach for Associating Genetic Susceptibility with the Tumor Immune Microenvironment in Triple Negative Breast Cancer. BJSTR 2019; DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2019.15.002642



  1. Nzali V. Campbell, David A. Weitzenkamp, Ian L. Campbell, Ronald F. Schmidt, Chindo Hicks, Michael J. Morgan, David C. Irwin and John J. Tentler. “Omics ” data integration and functional analyses link Enoyl-CoA hydratase, short chain 1 to drug refractory dilated cardiomyopathy. Campbell et al. BMC Medical Genomics (2018) 11:110.

  2. Mamidi, T.K.K.; Wu, J.; Tchounwou, P.B.; Miele, L.; Hicks, C. Whole Genome Transcriptome Analysis of the Association between Obesity and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in Caucasian Women. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 2338.

  3. Pedersen, K.B., Pulliam, C.F., Patel, A., Del Piero, F., Watanabe, T.T., Wankhade, U.D., Shankar, K., Hicks C. and Ronis, M.J., 2018. Liver tumorigenesis is promoted by a high saturated-fat diet specifically in male mice and is associated with hepatic expression of the proto-oncogene Agap2 and enrichment of the intestinal microbiome with Coprococcus. Carcinogenesis.

  4. Pannuti A, Filipovic A, Hicks C, Lefkowitz E, Ptacek T, Stebbing J, et al. (2018) Novel putative drivers revealed by targeted exome sequencing of advanced solid tumors. PLoS ONE 13(3): e0194790.



  1. Umrigar A, Musso A, Mercer D, Hurley A, Glausier C, Bakeer M, Marble M, Hicks C, Tsien F. Delayed diagnosis of a patient with Usher syndrome 1C in a Louisiana Acadian family highlights the necessity of timely genetic testing for the diagnosis and management of congenital hearing loss. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2017 Dec 11;5:2050313X17745904. PMID:  29276601,      PMCID: PMC5734434.

  2. Ramani R, Megason G, Schallheim J, Karlson C, Vijayakumar V, Vijayakumar S, Hicks C. Integrative Analysis of MicroRNA-Mediated Gene Signatures and Pathways Modulating White Blood Cell Count in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Biomark Insights. 2017 Apr 12;12:1177271917702895. PMID:  28469402,   PMCID:  PMC5397277.

  3. Hicks C, Ramani R, Sartor O, Bhalla R, Miele L, Dlamini Z, Gumede N. An Integrative Genomics Approach for Associating Genome-Wide Association Studies Information With Localized and Metastatic Prostate Cancer Phenotypes. Biomark Insights. 2017 Mar 16; 12:1177271917695810. PMID:  28469398,   PMCID: PMC5391982.



  1. Seijo E1, Lima D, Iriabho E, Almeida J, Monico J, Echeverri M, Gutierrez S, Flores I, Lee JH, Fisher K, Grizzle WE, Sica GL, Butler C, Hicks C, Meade CD, Sodeke SO, Moroz K, Coppola D, Munoz-Antonia T. Construction and Validation of a Multi-Institutional Tissue Microarray of Invasive Ductal Carcinoma From Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations. Cancer Control. 2016; 23(4):383-389.

  2. Hicks C, Sitthi-Amorn J, Douglas J, Ramani R, Miele L, Vijayakumar V, Karlson C, Chipeta J, Megason G. Molecular Analysis of Central Nervous System Disease Spectrum in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Clin Med Insights Oncol. 2016 Mar 14;10:5-15.  PMID:26997880.
  3. Vijayakumar V, Collier AB 3rd, Ruan C, Zhang X, Lowery R, Barr J, Hicks C, Megason G, Vijayakumar S. Multimodality Imaging in Pediatric Osteosarcoma in the Era of Image Gently and Image Wisely Campaign With a Close Look at the CT Scan Radiation Dose. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016; 38(3):227-31.  PMID:26583624.