Journal article

Chronic stress accelerates pancreatic cancer growth and invasion: A critical role for beta-adrenergic signaling in the pancreatic microenvironment

Corina Kim-Fuchs, Caroline P Le, Matthew A Pimentel, David Shackleford, Davide Ferrari, Eliane Angst, Frederic Hollande, Erica K Sloan

BRAIN BEHAVIOR AND IMMUNITY | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank Mr Ming Chai for preparing the cell lines, Dr Kouki Morizono for luciferase expression vectors, Ms Annja Winter for human tissue staining, Dr Anna Cook and Dr Chris Langmead for guidance with cAMP assays, Dr Francis Chiu for UPLC-MS analysis and Dr Sarah Creed, Dr Jonathan Hiller and Dr Phoebe Phillips for thoughtful discussion of this research. This work was supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (1008865, 1049561), the Australian Research Council (LE1 10100125), and the National Cancer Institute (CA160890). Dr Corina Kim-Fuchs is supported by a fellowship from the Swiss Cancer League and an HDR scholarship from Monash University. Ms Caroline Le is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award and a PhD scholarship from the Co-operative Research Centre for Cancer Therapeutics. Dr Eliane Angst is supported by a grant from the Bern Cancer League. Dr Erica Sloan is supported by an Early Career Fellowship from the National Breast Cancer Foundation.