Ioannis Panagopoulos

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Publications 2020

Brunetti M, Panagopoulos I, Kostolomov I, Davidson B, Heim S, Micci F (2020)
Mutation analysis and genomic imbalances of cells found in effusion fluids from patients with ovarian cancer
Oncol Lett, 20 (3), 2273-2279
DOI 10.3892/ol.2020.11782, PubMed 32782545

Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Micci F, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2020)
Cytogenetic and Molecular Study of an Adult Sclerosing Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Extremity: MYOD1-mutation and Clonal Evolution
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 17 (5), 563-569
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20212, PubMed 32859634

Kierulf-Vieira KS, Sandberg CJ, Waaler J, Lund K, Skaga E, Saberniak BM, Panagopoulos I, Brandal P, Krauss S, Langmoen IA, Vik-Mo EO (2020)
A Small-Molecule Tankyrase Inhibitor Reduces Glioma Stem Cell Proliferation and Sphere Formation
Cancers (Basel), 12 (6)
DOI 10.3390/cancers12061630, PubMed 32575464

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Andersen K, Lobmaier I, Lund-Iversen M, Micci F, Heim S (2020)
Fusion of the Lumican (LUM) Gene With the Ubiquitin Specific Peptidase 6 (USP6) Gene in an Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Carrying a t(12;17)(q21;p13) Chromosome Translocation
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 17 (5), 555-561
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20211, PubMed 32859633

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Andersen K, Lund-Iversen M, Lobmaier I, Micci F, Heim S (2020)
NDRG1-PLAG1 and TRPS1-PLAG1 Fusion Genes in Chondroid Syringoma
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 17 (3), 237-248
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20184, PubMed 32345665

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Andersen K, Tafjord S, Lund-Iversen M, Lobmaier I, Micci F, Heim S (2020)
Recurrent Fusion of the GRB2 Associated Binding Protein 1 (GAB1) Gene With ABL Proto-oncogene 1 (ABL1) in Benign Pediatric Soft Tissue Tumors
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 17 (5), 499-508
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20206, PubMed 32859628

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Johannsdottir IMR, Andersen K, Holth A, Beiske K, Heim S (2020)
Chromosome Translocation t(14;21)(q11;q22) Activates Both OLIG1 and OLIG2 in Pediatric T-cell Lymphoblastic Malignancies and May Signify Adverse Prognosis
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 17 (1), 41-48
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20166, PubMed 31882550

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Kostolomov I, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2020)
Chronic Expanding Hematoma with a t(11;19)(q13;q13) Chromosomal Translocation
Anticancer Res, 40 (1), 97-100
DOI 10.21873/anticanres.13930, PubMed 31892557

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Andersen K, Kostolomov I, Lund-Iversen M, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2020)
FOS-ANKH and FOS-RUNX2 Fusion Genes in Osteoblastoma
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 17 (2), 161-168
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20176, PubMed 32108038

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Andersen K, Lund-Iversen M, Micci F, Heim S (2020)
Fusion of the COL4A5 Gene With NR2F2-AS1 in a Hemangioma Carrying a t(X;15)(q22;q26) Chromosomal Translocation
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 17 (4), 383-390
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20197, PubMed 32576583

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Rise TV, Andersen K, Micci F, Heim S (2020)
An Unbalanced Chromosome Translocation Between 7p22 and 12q13 Leads to ACTB-GLI1 Fusion in Pericytoma
Anticancer Res, 40 (3), 1239-1245
DOI 10.21873/anticanres.14065, PubMed 32132020

Publications 2019

Bogsrud TV, Londalen A, Brandal P, Leske H, Panagopoulos I, Borghammer P, Bach-Gansmo T (2019)
18F-Fluciclovine PET/CT in Suspected Residual or Recurrent High-Grade Glioma
Clin Nucl Med, 44 (8), 605-611
DOI 10.1097/RLU.0000000000002641, PubMed 31274605

Brunetti M, Panagopoulos I, Micci F, Davidson B (2019)
MGMT promoter methylation is a rare epigenetic change in malignant effusions
Cytopathology, 31 (1), 12-15
DOI 10.1111/cyt.12782, PubMed 31808217

Panagopoulos I, Brunetti M, Stoltenberg M, Strandabø RAU, Staurseth J, Andersen K, Kostolomov I, Hveem TS, Lorenz S, Nystad TA, Flægstad T, Micci F, Heim S (2019)
Novel GTF2I-PDGFRB and IKZF1-TYW1 fusions in pediatric leukemia with normal karyotype
Exp Hematol Oncol, 8, 12
DOI 10.1186/s40164-019-0136-y, PubMed 31161074

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Andersen HK, Pedersen TD, Lømo J, Lund-Iversen M, Micci F, Heim S (2019)
Genetic Characterization of Myoid Hamartoma of the Breast
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 16 (6), 563-568
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20158, PubMed 31659109

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Lund-Iversen M, Andersen K, Holth A, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2019)
Fusion of the COL1A1 and FYN Genes in Epithelioid Osteoblastoma
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 16 (5), 361-368
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20141, PubMed 31467230

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lund-Iversen M, Bassarova A, Heim S (2019)
Fusion of the Genes PHF1 and TFE3 in Malignant Chondroid Syringoma
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 16 (5), 345-351
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20139, PubMed 31467228

Panagopoulos I, Lobmaier I, Gorunova L, Heim S (2019)
Fusion of the Genes WWTR1 and FOSB in Pseudomyogenic Hemangioendothelioma
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 16 (4), 293-298
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20134, PubMed 31243110

Torkildsen S, Gorunova L, Heim S, Tjønnfjord GE, Spetalen S, Risberg B, Tran HTT, Panagopoulos I (2019)
Molecular Genetic Characterization of Acute Myeloid Leukemia With Trisomy 4 as the Sole Chromosome Abnormality
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 16 (3), 175-178
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20123, PubMed 31018948

Publications 2018

Agostini A, Brunetti M, Davidson B, Göran Tropé C, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2018)
Identification of novel cyclin gene fusion transcripts in endometrioid ovarian carcinomas
Int J Cancer, 143 (6), 1379-1387
DOI 10.1002/ijc.31418, PubMed 29633253

Agostini A, Brunetti M, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Eriksson AGZ, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2018)
The microRNA miR-192/215 family is upregulated in mucinous ovarian carcinomas
Sci Rep, 8 (1), 11069
DOI 10.1038/s41598-018-29332-7, PubMed 30038317

Brunetti M, Gorunova L, Davidson B, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2018)
Identification of an EPC2-PHF1 fusion transcript in low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma
Oncotarget, 9 (27), 19203-19208
DOI 10.18632/oncotarget.24969, PubMed 29721194

Brunetti M, Holth A, Panagopoulos I, Staff AC, Micci F, Davidson B (2018)
Expression and clinical role of the dipeptidyl peptidases DPP8 and DPP9 in ovarian carcinoma
Virchows Arch, 474 (2), 177-185
DOI 10.1007/s00428-018-2487-x, PubMed 30467600

Johannessen LE, Brandal P, Myklebust TÅ, Heim S, Micci F, Panagopoulos I (2018)
MGMT Gene Promoter Methylation Status - Assessment of Two Pyrosequencing Kits and Three Methylation-specific PCR Methods for their Predictive Capacity in Glioblastomas
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 15 (6), 437-446
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20102, PubMed 30343277

Leske H, Rushing E, Budka H, Niehusmann P, Pahnke J, Panagopoulos I (2018)
K27/G34 versus K28/G35 in histone H3-mutant gliomas: A note of caution
Acta Neuropathol, 136 (1), 175-176
DOI 10.1007/s00401-018-1867-2, PubMed 29766298

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Andersen HK, Bergrem A, Dahm A, Andersen K, Micci F, Heim S (2018)
PAN3-PSMA2 fusion resulting from a novel t(7;13)(p14;q12) chromosome translocation in a myelodysplastic syndrome that evolved into acute myeloid leukemia
Exp Hematol Oncol, 7, 7
DOI 10.1186/s40164-018-0099-4, PubMed 29560286

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Andersen K, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2018)
Consistent Involvement of Chromosome 13 in Angiolipoma
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 15 (1), 61-65
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20065, PubMed 29275363

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Jacobsen EM, Andersen K, Micci F, Heim S (2018)
RUNX1-PDCD6 fusion resulting from a novel t(5;21)(p15;q22) chromosome translocation in myelodysplastic syndrome secondary to chronic lymphocytic leukemia
PLoS One, 13 (4), e0196181
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0196181, PubMed 29672642

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Leske H, Niehusmann P, Johannessen LE, Staurseth J, Øino N, Meling TR, Heim S, Micci F, Brandal P (2018)
Pyrosequencing Analysis of MGMT Promoter Methylation in Meningioma
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 15 (5), 379-385
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20096, PubMed 30194078

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lund-Iversen M, Andersen K, Andersen HK, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2018)
Cytogenetics of Spindle Cell/Pleomorphic Lipomas: Karyotyping and FISH Analysis of 31 Tumors
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 15 (3), 193-200
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20077, PubMed 29695401

Publications 2017

Agostini A, Brunetti M, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2017)
Genomic imbalances are involved in miR-30c and let-7a deregulation in ovarian tumors: implications for HMGA2 expression
Oncotarget, 8 (13), 21554-21560
DOI 10.18632/oncotarget.15795, PubMed 28423547

Brunetti M, Agostini A, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2017)
Recurrent fusion transcripts in squamous cell carcinomas of the vulva
Oncotarget, 8 (10), 16843-16850
DOI 10.18632/oncotarget.15167, PubMed 28186972

Brunetti M, Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Davidson B, Heim S, Micci F (2017)
RNA-sequencing identifies novel GREB1-NCOA2 fusion gene in a uterine sarcoma with the chromosomal translocation t(2;8)(p25;q13)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 57 (4), 176-181
DOI 10.1002/gcc.22518, PubMed 29218853

Lewis N, Soslow RA, Delair DF, Park KJ, Murali R, Hollmann TJ, Davidson B, Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Hoang LN, Arias-Stella JA, Oliva E, Young RH, Hensley ML, Leitao MM, Hameed M, Benayed R, Ladanyi M, Frosina D, Jungbluth AA, Antonescu CR, Chiang S (2017)
ZC3H7B-BCOR high-grade endometrial stromal sarcomas: a report of 17 cases of a newly defined entity
Mod Pathol, 31 (4), 674-684
DOI 10.1038/modpathol.2017.162, PubMed 29192652

Micci F, Brunetti M, Dal Cin P, Nucci MR, Gorunova L, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2017)
Fusion of the genes BRD8 and PHF1 in endometrial stromal sarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 56 (12), 841-845
DOI 10.1002/gcc.22485, PubMed 28758277

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Andersen K, Lund-Iversen M, Heim S (2017)
Loss of chromosome 13 material in cellular angiofibromas indicates pathogenetic similarity with spindle cell lipomas
Diagn Pathol, 12 (1), 17
DOI 10.1186/s13000-017-0607-6, PubMed 28193293

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Brunetti M, Agostini A, Andersen HK, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2017)
Genetic heterogeneity in leiomyomas of deep soft tissue
Oncotarget, 8 (30), 48769-48781
DOI 10.18632/oncotarget.17953, PubMed 28591699

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Andersen HK, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2017)
Cytogenetic Analysis of a Pseudoangiomatous Pleomorphic/Spindle Cell Lipoma
Anticancer Res, 37 (5), 2219-2223
DOI 10.21873/anticanres.11557, PubMed 28476785

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2017)
Identification of SETD2-NF1 fusion gene in a pediatric spindle cell tumor with the chromosomal translocation t(3;17)(p21;q12)
Oncol Rep, 37 (6), 3181-3188
DOI 10.3892/or.2017.5628, PubMed 28498454

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2017)
Karyotyping and analysis of GNAS locus in intramuscular myxomas
Oncotarget, 8 (13), 22086-22094
DOI 10.18632/oncotarget.14986, PubMed 28160572

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Spetalen S, Bassarova A, Beiske K, Micci F, Heim S (2017)
Fusion of the genes ataxin 2 like, ATXN2L, and Janus kinase 2, JAK2, in cutaneous CD4 positive T-cell lymphoma
Oncotarget, 8 (61), 103775-103784
DOI 10.18632/oncotarget.21790, PubMed 29262599

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Torkildsen S, Tierens A, Heim S, Micci F (2017)
FAM53B truncation caused by t(10;19)(q26;q13) chromosome translocation in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Oncol Lett, 13 (4), 2216-2220
DOI 10.3892/ol.2017.5705, PubMed 28454383

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Torkildsen S, Tjønnfjord GE, Micci F, Heim S (2017)
DEK-NUP214-Fusion Identified by RNA-Sequencing of an Acute Myeloid Leukemia with t(9;12)(q34;q15)
Cancer Genomics Proteomics, 14 (6), 437-443
DOI 10.21873/cgp.20053, PubMed 29109093

Torkildsen S, Brunetti M, Gorunova L, Spetalen S, Beiske K, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2017)
Rearrangement of the Chromatin Organizer Special AT-rich Binding Protein 1 Gene, SATB1, Resulting from a t(3;5)(p24;q14) Chromosomal Translocation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Anticancer Res, 37 (2), 693-698
DOI 10.21873/anticanres.11365, PubMed 28179318

Publications 2016

Agostini A, Brunetti M, Davidson B, Trope CG, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2016)
Expressions of miR-30c and let-7a are inversely correlated with HMGA2 expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva
Oncotarget, 7 (51), 85058-85062
DOI 10.18632/oncotarget.13187, PubMed 27835588

Agostini A, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Lobmaier I, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2016)
Molecular characterization of the t(4;12)(q27~28;q14~15) chromosomal rearrangement in lipoma
Oncol Lett, 12 (3), 1701-1704
DOI 10.3892/ol.2016.4834, PubMed 27588119

Agostini A, Panagopoulos I, Davidson B, Trope CG, Heim S, Micci F (2016)
A novel truncated form of HMGA2 in tumors of the ovaries
Oncol Lett, 12 (2), 1559-1563
DOI 10.3892/ol.2016.4805, PubMed 27446471

Johannessen LE, Panagopoulos I, Haugvik SP, Gladhaug IP, Heim S, Micci F (2016)
Upregulation of INS-IGF2 read-through expression and identification of a novel INS-IGF2 splice variant in insulinomas
Oncol Rep, 36 (5), 2653-2662
DOI 10.3892/or.2016.5132, PubMed 27667266

Micci F, Gorunova L, Agostini A, Johannessen LE, Brunetti M, Davidson B, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2016)
Cytogenetic and molecular profile of endometrial stromal sarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 55 (11), 834-46
DOI 10.1002/gcc.22380, PubMed 27219024

Olsen TK, Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Micci F, Andersen K, Kilen Andersen H, Meling TR, Due-Tønnessen B, Scheie D, Heim S, Brandal P (2016)
Novel fusion genes and chimeric transcripts in ependymal tumors
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 55 (12), 944-953
DOI 10.1002/gcc.22392, PubMed 27401149

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Agostini A, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2016)
Fusion of the HMGA2 and C9orf92 genes in myolipoma with t(9;12)(p22;q14)
Diagn Pathol, 11, 22
DOI 10.1186/s13000-016-0472-8, PubMed 26857357

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Kerndrup G, Spetalen S, Tierens A, Osnes LT, Andersen K, Müller LS, Hellebostad M, Zeller B, Heim S (2016)
Rare MLL-ELL fusion transcripts in childhood acute myeloid leukemia-association with young age and myeloid sarcomas?
Exp Hematol Oncol, 5, 8
DOI 10.1186/s40164-016-0037-2, PubMed 26949571

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lund-Iversen M, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2016)
Recurrent fusion of the genes FN1 and ALK in gastrointestinal leiomyomas
Mod Pathol, 29 (11), 1415-1423
DOI 10.1038/modpathol.2016.129, PubMed 27469327

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Viset T, Heim S (2016)
Gene fusions AHRR-NCOA2, NCOA2-ETV4, ETV4-AHRR, P4HA2-TBCK, and TBCK-P4HA2 resulting from the translocations t(5;8;17)(p15;q13;q21) and t(4;5)(q24;q31) in a soft tissue angiofibroma
Oncol Rep, 36 (5), 2455-2462
DOI 10.3892/or.2016.5096, PubMed 27633981

Panagopoulos I, Torkildsen S, Gorunova L, Ulvmoen A, Tierens A, Zeller B, Heim S (2016)
RUNX1 truncation resulting from a cryptic and novel t(6;21)(q25;q22) chromosome translocation in acute myeloid leukemia: A case report
Oncol Rep, 36 (5), 2481-2488
DOI 10.3892/or.2016.5119, PubMed 27667292

Publications 2015

Agostini A, Panagopoulos I, Andersen HK, Johannesen LE, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S, Micci F (2015)
HMGA2 expression pattern and TERT mutations in tumors of the vulva
Oncol Rep, 33 (6), 2675-80
DOI 10.3892/or.2015.3882, PubMed 25823555

Olsen TK, Panagopoulos I, Meling TR, Micci F, Gorunova L, Thorsen J, Due-Tønnessen B, Scheie D, Lund-Iversen M, Krossnes B, Saxhaug C, Heim S, Brandal P (2015)
Fusion genes with ALK as recurrent partner in ependymoma-like gliomas: a new brain tumor entity?
Neuro Oncol, 17 (10), 1365-73
DOI 10.1093/neuonc/nov039, PubMed 25795305

Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Gorunova L, Taksdal I, Heim S (2015)
Rearrangement of chromosome bands 12q14~15 causing HMGA2-SOX5 gene fusion and HMGA2 expression in extraskeletal osteochondroma
Oncol Rep, 34 (2), 577-84
DOI 10.3892/or.2015.4035, PubMed 26043835

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2015)
Novel KAT6B-KANSL1 fusion gene identified by RNA sequencing in retroperitoneal leiomyoma with t(10;17)(q22;q21)
PLoS One, 10 (1), e0117010
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0117010, PubMed 25621995

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2015)
Fusion of the genes EWSR1 and PBX3 in retroperitoneal leiomyoma with t(9;22)(q33;q12)
PLoS One, 10 (4), e0124288
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0124288, PubMed 25875009

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Lobmaier I, Heim S (2015)
LAMTOR1-PRKCD and NUMA1-SFMBT1 fusion genes identified by RNA sequencing in aneurysmal benign fibrous histiocytoma with t(3;11)(p21;q13)
Cancer Genet, 208 (11), 545-51
DOI 10.1016/j.cancergen.2015.07.007, PubMed 26432191

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Lobmaier I, Heim S (2015)
Fusion of the TBL1XR1 and HMGA1 genes in splenic hemangioma with t(3;6)(q26;p21)
Int J Oncol, 48 (3), 1242-50
DOI 10.3892/ijo.2015.3310, PubMed 26708416

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Lobmaier I, Heim S (2015)
The recurrent chromosomal translocation t(12;18)(q14~15;q12~21) causes the fusion gene HMGA2-SETBP1 and HMGA2 expression in lipoma and osteochondrolipoma
Int J Oncol, 47 (3), 884-90
DOI 10.3892/ijo.2015.3099, PubMed 26202160

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Taksdal I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2015)
Recurrent 12q13-15 chromosomal aberrations, high frequency of isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 mutations, and absence of high mobility group AT-hook 2 expression in periosteal chondromas
Oncol Lett, 10 (1), 163-167
DOI 10.3892/ol.2015.3197, PubMed 26170993

Sarma DR, Mulla M, Panagopoulos I (2015)
Acute appendicitis from the shadows of Lemierre disease
Int J Colorectal Dis, 30 (11), 1593-4
DOI 10.1007/s00384-015-2141-x, PubMed 25665516

Torkildsen S, Gorunova L, Beiske K, Tjønnfjord GE, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2015)
Novel ZEB2-BCL11B Fusion Gene Identified by RNA-Sequencing in Acute Myeloid Leukemia with t(2;14)(q22;q32)
PLoS One, 10 (7), e0132736
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0132736, PubMed 26186352

Publications 2014

Micci F, Gorunova L, Gatius S, Matias-Guiu X, Davidson B, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2014)
MEAF6/PHF1 is a recurrent gene fusion in endometrial stromal sarcoma
Cancer Lett, 347 (1), 75-8
DOI 10.1016/j.canlet.2014.01.030, PubMed 24530230

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S (2014)
Low frequency of ESRRA-C11orf20 fusion gene in ovarian carcinomas
PLoS Biol, 12 (2), e1001784
DOI 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001784, PubMed 24504521

Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Gorunova L, Berner JM, Boye K, Heim S (2014)
Several fusion genes identified by whole transcriptome sequencing in a spindle cell sarcoma with rearrangements of chromosome arm 12q and MDM2 amplification
Int J Oncol, 45 (5), 1829-36
DOI 10.3892/ijo.2014.2605, PubMed 25176350

Panagopoulos I, Brandal P, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2014)
Novel CSF1-S100A10 fusion gene and CSF1 transcript identified by RNA sequencing in tenosynovial giant cell tumors
Int J Oncol, 44 (5), 1425-32
DOI 10.3892/ijo.2014.2326, PubMed 24604026

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Boye K, Heim S (2014)
Chromosome aberrations and HEY1-NCOA2 fusion gene in a mesenchymal chondrosarcoma
Oncol Rep, 32 (1), 40-4
DOI 10.3892/or.2014.3180, PubMed 24839999

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2014)
The "grep" command but not FusionMap, FusionFinder or ChimeraScan captures the CIC-DUX4 fusion gene from whole transcriptome sequencing data on a small round cell tumor with t(4;19)(q35;q13)
PLoS One, 9 (6), e99439
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0099439, PubMed 24950227

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Davidson B, Heim S (2014)
Novel TNS3-MAP3K3 and ZFPM2-ELF5 fusion genes identified by RNA sequencing in multicystic mesothelioma with t(7;17)(p12;q23) and t(8;11)(q23;p13)
Cancer Lett, 357 (2), 502-9
DOI 10.1016/j.canlet.2014.12.002, PubMed 25484136

Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Micci F, Heim S (2014)
Sequential combination of karyotyping and RNA-sequencing in the search for cancer-specific fusion genes
Int J Biochem Cell Biol, 53, 462-5
DOI 10.1016/j.biocel.2014.05.018, PubMed 24863361

Panagopoulos I, Torkildsen S, Gorunova L, Tierens A, Tjønnfjord GE, Heim S (2014)
Comparison between karyotyping-FISH-reverse transcription PCR and RNA-sequencing-fusion gene identification programs in the detection of KAT6A-CREBBP in acute myeloid leukemia
PLoS One, 9 (5), e96570
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0096570, PubMed 24798186

Publications 2013

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Haugom L, Dahlback HS, Pretorius ME, Davidson B, Abeler VM, Tropé CG, Danielsen HE, Heim S (2013)
Genomic aberration patterns and expression profiles of squamous cell carcinomas of the vulva
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52 (6), 551-63
DOI 10.1002/gcc.22053, PubMed 23404381

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Brandal P, Garnes M, Tierens A, Heim S (2013)
Myeloid leukemia with t(7;21)(p22;q22) and 5q deletion
Oncol Rep, 30 (4), 1549-52
DOI 10.3892/or.2013.2623, PubMed 23877199

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Zeller B, Tierens A, Heim S (2013)
Cryptic FUS-ERG fusion identified by RNA-sequencing in childhood acute myeloid leukemia
Oncol Rep, 30 (6), 2587-92
DOI 10.3892/or.2013.2751, PubMed 24068373

Panagopoulos I, Micci F, Thorsen J, Haugom L, Buechner J, Kerndrup G, Tierens A, Zeller B, Heim S (2013)
Fusion of ZMYND8 and RELA genes in acute erythroid leukemia
PLoS One, 8 (5), e63663
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0063663, PubMed 23667654

Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Haugom L, Bjerkehagen B, Davidson B, Heim S, Micci F (2013)
Fusion of the ZC3H7B and BCOR genes in endometrial stromal sarcomas carrying an X;22-translocation
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52 (7), 610-8
DOI 10.1002/gcc.22057, PubMed 23580382

Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Micci F, Haugom L, Davidson B, Heim S (2013)
RNA sequencing identifies fusion of the EWSR1 and YY1 genes in mesothelioma with t(14;22)(q32;q12)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52 (8), 733-40
DOI 10.1002/gcc.22068, PubMed 23630070

Publications 2012

Micci F, Thorsen J, Panagopoulos I, Nyquist KB, Zeller B, Tierens A, Heim S (2012)
High-throughput sequencing identifies an NFIA/CBFA2T3 fusion gene in acute erythroid leukemia with t(1;16)(p31;q24)
Leukemia, 27 (4), 980-2
DOI 10.1038/leu.2012.266, PubMed 23032695

Nyquist KB, Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Haugom L, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Fosså A, Guriby M, Nome T, Lothe RA, Skotheim RI, Heim S, Micci F (2012)
Whole-transcriptome sequencing identifies novel IRF2BP2-CDX1 fusion gene brought about by translocation t(1;5)(q42;q32) in mesenchymal chondrosarcoma
PLoS One, 7 (11), e49705
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0049705, PubMed 23185413

Nyquist KB, Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Roberto R, Wik HS, Tierens A, Heim S, Micci F (2012)
t(12;13)(q14;q31) leading to HMGA2 upregulation in acute myeloid leukaemia
Br J Haematol, 157 (6), 769-71
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2012.09081.x, PubMed 22404713

Panagopoulos I, Micci F, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Eibak AM, Bjerkehagen B, Davidson B, Heim S (2012)
Novel fusion of MYST/Esa1-associated factor 6 and PHF1 in endometrial stromal sarcoma
PLoS One, 7 (6), e39354
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0039354, PubMed 22761769

Panagopoulos I, Micci F, Thorsen J, Haugom L, Tierens A, Ulvmoen A, Heim S (2012)
A novel TCF3-HLF fusion transcript in acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a t(17;19)(q22;p13)
Cancer Genet, 205 (12), 669-72
DOI 10.1016/j.cancergen.2012.10.004, PubMed 23181981

Publications 2010

Monsef N, Soller M, Panagopoulos I, Abrahamsson PA (2010)
HIF1alpha isoforms in benign and malignant prostate tissue and their correlation to neuroendocrine differentiation
BMC Cancer, 10, 385
DOI 10.1186/1471-2407-10-385, PubMed 20663134

Panagopoulos I (2010)
Absence of the JAZF1/SUZ12 chimeric transcript in the immortalized non-neoplastic endometrial stromal cell line T HESCs
Oncol Lett, 1 (6), 947-950
DOI 10.3892/ol.2010.185, PubMed 22870092

Panagopoulos I, Monsef N, Collin A, Mertens F (2010)
Characterization of an alternative transcript of the human CREB3L2 gene
Oncol Rep, 24 (5), 1133-9
DOI 10.3892/or_00000964, PubMed 20878102

Publications 2009

Bartuma H, Panagopoulos I, Collin A, Trombetta D, Domanski HA, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2009)
Expression levels of HMGA2 in adipocytic tumors correlate with morphologic and cytogenetic subgroups
Mol Cancer, 8, 36
DOI 10.1186/1476-4598-8-36, PubMed 19508721

Brandal P, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2009)
t(19;22)(q13;q12) Translocation leading to the novel fusion gene EWSR1-ZNF444 in soft tissue myoepithelial carcinoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 48 (12), 1051-6
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20706, PubMed 19760602

Gebre-Medhin S, Broberg K, Jonson T, Gorunova L, von Steyern FV, Brosjö O, Jin Y, Gisselsson D, Panagopoulos I, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2009)
Telomeric associations correlate with telomere length reduction and clonal chromosome aberrations in giant cell tumor of bone
Cytogenet Genome Res, 124 (2), 121-7
DOI 10.1159/000207516, PubMed 19420923

Hallor KH, Sciot R, Staaf J, Heidenblad M, Rydholm A, Bauer HC, Aström K, Domanski HA, Meis JM, Kindblom LG, Panagopoulos I, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2009)
Two genetic pathways, t(1;10) and amplification of 3p11-12, in myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma, haemosiderotic fibrolipomatous tumour, and morphologically similar lesions
J Pathol, 217 (5), 716-27
DOI 10.1002/path.2513, PubMed 19199331

Mertens F, Panagopoulos I, Mandahl N (2009)
Genomic characteristics of soft tissue sarcomas
Virchows Arch, 456 (2), 129-39
DOI 10.1007/s00428-009-0736-8, PubMed 19189124

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Haugom L, Andersen HK, Tjønnfjord GE, Beiske K, Heim S (2009)
t(3;21)(q22;q22) leading to truncation of the RYK gene in atypical chronic myeloid leukemia
Cancer Lett, 277 (2), 205-11
DOI 10.1016/j.canlet.2008.12.016, PubMed 19168282

Monsef N, Soller M, Isaksson M, Abrahamsson PA, Panagopoulos I (2009)
The expression of pluripotency marker Oct 3/4 in prostate cancer and benign prostate hyperplasia
Prostate, 69 (9), 909-16
DOI 10.1002/pros.20934, PubMed 19274762

Möller E, Mandahl N, Iliszko M, Mertens F, Panagopoulos I (2009)
Bidirectionality and transcriptional activity of the EWSR1 promoter region
Oncol Rep, 21 (3), 641-8
PubMed 19212622

Panagopoulos I, Karayannis A, Adam K, Aravossis K (2009)
Application of risk management techniques for the remediation of an old mining site in Greece
Waste Manag, 29 (5), 1739-46
DOI 10.1016/j.wasman.2008.11.017, PubMed 19136246

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F (2009)
Characterization of the human CREB3L2 gene promoter
Oncol Rep, 21 (3), 615-24
PubMed 19212619

Publications 2008

Brandal P, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Gorunova L, Skjeldal S, Micci F, Heim S (2008)
Detection of a t(1;22)(q23;q12) translocation leading to an EWSR1-PBX1 fusion gene in a myoepithelioma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 47 (7), 558-64
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20559, PubMed 18383210

Davidsson J, Lilljebjörn H, Panagopoulos I, Fioretos T, Johansson B (2008)
BRAF mutations are very rare in B- and T-cell pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemias
Leukemia, 22 (8), 1619-21
DOI 10.1038/leu.2008.14, PubMed 18273045

Domanski HA, Mertens F, Panagopoulos I, Akerman M (2008)
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma is difficult to diagnose by fine needle aspiration cytology: a cytomorphological study of eight cases
Cytopathology, 20 (5), 304-14
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2303.2008.00587.x, PubMed 18637810

Gisselsson D, Håkanson U, Stoller P, Marti D, Jin Y, Rosengren AH, Stewénius Y, Kahl F, Panagopoulos I (2008)
When the genome plays dice: circumvention of the spindle assembly checkpoint and near-random chromosome segregation in multipolar cancer cell mitoses
PLoS One, 3 (4), e1871
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0001871, PubMed 18392149

Guastadisegni MC, Lonoce A, Impera L, Albano F, D'Addabbo P, Caruso S, Vasta I, Panagopoulos I, Leszl A, Basso G, Rocchi M, Storlazzi CT (2008)
Bone marrow ectopic expression of a non-coding RNA in childhood T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a novel t(2;11)(q11.2;p15.1) translocation
Mol Cancer, 7, 80
DOI 10.1186/1476-4598-7-80, PubMed 18947387

Hallor KH, Teixeira MR, Fletcher CD, Bizarro S, Staaf J, Domanski HA, von Steyern FV, Panagopoulos I, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2008)
Heterogeneous genetic profiles in soft tissue myoepitheliomas
Mod Pathol, 21 (11), 1311-9
DOI 10.1038/modpathol.2008.124, PubMed 18604193

Impera L, Albano F, Lo Cunsolo C, Funes S, Iuzzolino P, Laveder F, Panagopoulos I, Rocchi M, Storlazzi CT (2008)
A novel fusion 5'AFF3/3'BCL2 originated from a t(2;18)(q11.2;q21.33) translocation in follicular lymphoma
Oncogene, 27 (47), 6187-90
DOI 10.1038/onc.2008.214, PubMed 18622426

Möller E, Mandahl N, Mertens F, Panagopoulos I (2008)
Molecular identification of COL6A3-CSF1 fusion transcripts in tenosynovial giant cell tumors
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 47 (1), 21-5
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20501, PubMed 17918257

Möller E, Stenman G, Mandahl N, Hamberg H, Mölne L, van den Oord JJ, Brosjö O, Mertens F, Panagopoulos I (2008)
POU5F1, encoding a key regulator of stem cell pluripotency, is fused to EWSR1 in hidradenoma of the skin and mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary glands
J Pathol, 215 (1), 78-86
DOI 10.1002/path.2327, PubMed 18338330

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Griffin CA (2008)
An endometrial stromal sarcoma cell line with the JAZF1/PHF1 chimera
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 185 (2), 74-7
DOI 10.1016/j.cancergencyto.2008.04.020, PubMed 18722875

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Löfvenberg R, Mandahl N (2008)
Fusion of the COL1A1 and USP6 genes in a benign bone tumor
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 180 (1), 70-3
DOI 10.1016/j.cancergencyto.2007.09.017, PubMed 18068538

Panagopoulos I, Möller E, Collin A, Mertens F (2008)
The POU5F1P1 pseudogene encodes a putative protein similar to POU5F1 isoform 1
Oncol Rep, 20 (5), 1029-33
PubMed 18949397

Panagopoulos I, Möller E, Isaksson M, Mertens F (2008)
A PCR/restriction digestion assay for the detection of the transcript variants 1 and 2 of POU5F1
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 47 (6), 521-9
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20555, PubMed 18335506

Papazoglou D, Panagopoulos I, Papanas N, Gioka T, Papadopoulos T, Papathanasiou P, Kaitozis O, Papatheodorou K, Maltezos E (2008)
The fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) Pro129Thr polymorphism is not associated with severe obesity in Greek subjects
Horm Metab Res, 40 (12), 907-10
DOI 10.1055/s-0028-1087169, PubMed 18819056

Stewénius Y, Jin Y, Ora I, Panagopoulos I, Möller E, Mertens F, Sandstedt B, Alumets J, Akerman M, Merks JH, de Kraker J, Gisselsson D (2008)
High-resolution molecular cytogenetic analysis of Wilms tumors highlights diagnostic difficulties among small round cell kidney tumors
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 47 (10), 845-52
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20587, PubMed 18615675

Veerla S, Panagopoulos I, Jin Y, Lindgren D, Höglund M (2008)
Promoter analysis of epigenetically controlled genes in bladder cancer
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 47 (5), 368-78
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20542, PubMed 18196590

Publications 2007

Bartuma H, Hallor KH, Panagopoulos I, Collin A, Rydholm A, Gustafson P, Bauer HC, Brosjö O, Domanski HA, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2007)
Assessment of the clinical and molecular impact of different cytogenetic subgroups in a series of 272 lipomas with abnormal karyotype
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 46 (6), 594-606
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20445, PubMed 17370328

Davidsson J, Andersson A, Paulsson K, Heidenblad M, Isaksson M, Borg A, Heldrup J, Behrendtz M, Panagopoulos I, Fioretos T, Johansson B (2007)
Tiling resolution array comparative genomic hybridization, expression and methylation analyses of dup(1q) in Burkitt lymphomas and pediatric high hyperdiploid acute lymphoblastic leukemias reveal clustered near-centromeric breakpoints and overexpression of genes in 1q22-32.3
Hum Mol Genet, 16 (18), 2215-25
DOI 10.1093/hmg/ddm173, PubMed 17613536

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Tjønnfjord GE, Kolstad A, Delabie J, Beiske K, Heim S (2007)
Molecular cytogenetic characterization of t(14;19)(q32;p13), a new recurrent translocation in B cell malignancies
Virchows Arch, 450 (5), 559-65
DOI 10.1007/s00428-007-0407-6, PubMed 17406891

Möller E, Isaksson M, Mandahl N, Mertens F, Panagopoulos I (2007)
Comparison of the proximal promoter regions of the PAX3 and PAX7 genes
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 178 (2), 114-9
DOI 10.1016/j.cancergencyto.2007.06.006, PubMed 17954266

Panagopoulos I, Kerndrup G, Carlsen N, Strömbeck B, Isaksson M, Johansson B (2007)
Fusion of NUP98 and the SET binding protein 1 (SETBP1) gene in a paediatric acute T cell lymphoblastic leukaemia with t(11;18)(p15;q12)
Br J Haematol, 136 (2), 294-6
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2006.06410.x, PubMed 17233820

Panagopoulos I, Möller E, Dahlén A, Isaksson M, Mandahl N, Vlamis-Gardikas A, Mertens F (2007)
Characterization of the native CREB3L2 transcription factor and the FUS/CREB3L2 chimera
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 46 (2), 181-91
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20395, PubMed 17117415

Paulsson K, Jonson T, Ora I, Olofsson T, Panagopoulos I, Johansson B (2007)
Characterisation of genomic translocation breakpoints and identification of an alternative TCF3/PBX1 fusion transcript in t(1;19)(q23;p13)-positive acute lymphoblastic leukaemias
Br J Haematol, 138 (2), 196-201
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2007.06644.x, PubMed 17593026

Storlazzi CT, Albano F, Lo Cunsolo C, Doglioni C, Guastadisegni MC, Impera L, Lonoce A, Funes S, Macrì E, Iuzzolino P, Panagopoulos I, Specchia G, Rocchi M (2007)
Upregulation of the SOX5 by promoter swapping with the P2RY8 gene in primary splenic follicular lymphoma
Leukemia, 21 (10), 2221-5
DOI 10.1038/sj.leu.2404784, PubMed 17554380

Publications 2006

Engleson J, Soller M, Panagopoulos I, Dahlén A, Dictor M, Jerkeman M (2006)
Midline carcinoma with t(15;19) and BRD4-NUT fusion oncogene in a 30-year-old female with response to docetaxel and radiotherapy
BMC Cancer, 6, 69
DOI 10.1186/1471-2407-6-69, PubMed 16542442

Fernebro J, Francis P, Edén P, Borg A, Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Vallon-Christersson J, Akerman M, Rydholm A, Bauer HC, Mandahl N, Nilbert M (2006)
Gene expression profiles relate to SS18/SSX fusion type in synovial sarcoma
Int J Cancer, 118 (5), 1165-72
DOI 10.1002/ijc.21475, PubMed 16152617

Hallor KH, Micci F, Meis-Kindblom JM, Kindblom LG, Bacchini P, Mandahl N, Mertens F, Panagopoulos I (2006)
Fusion genes in angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma
Cancer Lett, 251 (1), 158-63
DOI 10.1016/j.canlet.2006.11.014, PubMed 17188428

Jin Y, Mertens F, Kullendorff CM, Panagopoulos I (2006)
Fusion of the tumor-suppressor gene CHEK2 and the gene for the regulatory subunit B of protein phosphatase 2 PPP2R2A in childhood teratoma
Neoplasia, 8 (5), 413-8
DOI 10.1593/neo.06139, PubMed 16790090

Koukourakis MI, Papazoglou D, Giatromanolaki A, Panagopoulos I, Maltezos E, Harris AL, Gatter KC, Sivridis E (2006)
C2028T polymorphism in exon 12 and dinucleotide repeat polymorphism in intron 13 of the HIF-1alpha gene define HIF-1alpha protein expression in non-small cell lung cancer
Lung Cancer, 53 (3), 257-62
DOI 10.1016/j.lungcan.2006.05.025, PubMed 16837101

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2006)
Deregulation of HMGA2 in an aggressive angiomyxoma with t(11;12)(q23;q15)
Virchows Arch, 448 (6), 838-42
DOI 10.1007/s00428-006-0186-5, PubMed 16568309

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2006)
Consistent rearrangement of chromosomal band 6p21 with generation of fusion genes JAZF1/PHF1 and EPC1/PHF1 in endometrial stromal sarcoma
Cancer Res, 66 (1), 107-12
DOI 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-2485, PubMed 16397222

Nilsson M, Mertens F, Höglund M, Mandahl N, Panagopoulos I (2006)
Truncation and fusion of HMGA2 in lipomas with rearrangements of 5q32-->q33 and 12q14-->q15
Cytogenet Genome Res, 112 (1-2), 60-6
DOI 10.1159/000087514, PubMed 16276091

Panagopoulos I, Lilljebjörn H, Strömbeck B, Hjorth L, Olofsson T, Johansson B (2006)
MLL/GAS7 fusion in a pediatric case of t(11;17)(q23;p13)-positive precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Haematologica, 91 (9), 1287-8
PubMed 16956839

Panagopoulos I, Nilsson T, Domanski HA, Isaksson M, Lindblom P, Mertens F, Mandahl N (2006)
Fusion of the SEC31L1 and ALK genes in an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor
Int J Cancer, 118 (5), 1181-6
DOI 10.1002/ijc.21490, PubMed 16161041

Panagopoulos I, Strömbeck B, Isaksson M, Heldrup J, Olofsson T, Johansson B (2006)
Fusion of ETV6 with an intronic sequence of the BAZ2A gene in a paediatric pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukaemia with a cryptic chromosome 12 rearrangement
Br J Haematol, 133 (3), 270-5
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2006.06020.x, PubMed 16643428

Paulsson K, Békássy AN, Olofsson T, Mitelman F, Johansson B, Panagopoulos I (2006)
A novel and cytogenetically cryptic t(7;21)(p22;q22) in acute myeloid leukemia results in fusion of RUNX1 with the ubiquitin-specific protease gene USP42
Leukemia, 20 (2), 224-9
DOI 10.1038/sj.leu.2404076, PubMed 16357831

Soller MJ, Isaksson M, Elfving P, Soller W, Lundgren R, Panagopoulos I (2006)
Confirmation of the high frequency of the TMPRSS2/ERG fusion gene in prostate cancer
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 45 (7), 717-9
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20329, PubMed 16575875

Storlazzi CT, Albano F, Locunsolo C, Lonoce A, Funes S, Guastadisegni MC, Cimarosto L, Impera L, D'Addabbo P, Panagopoulos I, Specchia G, Rocchi M (2006)
t(3;12)(q26;q14) in polycythemia vera is associated with upregulation of the HMGA2 gene
Leukemia, 20 (12), 2190-2
DOI 10.1038/sj.leu.2404418, PubMed 17024113

Storlazzi CT, Wozniak A, Panagopoulos I, Sciot R, Mandahl N, Mertens F, Debiec-Rychter M (2006)
Rearrangement of the COL12A1 and COL4A5 genes in subungual exostosis: molecular cytogenetic delineation of the tumor-specific translocation t(X;6)(q13-14;q22)
Int J Cancer, 118 (8), 1972-6
DOI 10.1002/ijc.21586, PubMed 16284948

Publications 2005

Hallor KH, Mertens F, Jin Y, Meis-Kindblom JM, Kindblom LG, Behrendtz M, Kalén A, Mandahl N, Panagopoulos I (2005)
Fusion of the EWSR1 and ATF1 genes without expression of the MITF-M transcript in angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 44 (1), 97-102
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20201, PubMed 15884099

Mertens F, Fletcher CD, Antonescu CR, Coindre JM, Colecchia M, Domanski HA, Downs-Kelly E, Fisher C, Goldblum JR, Guillou L, Reid R, Rosai J, Sciot R, Mandahl N, Panagopoulos I (2005)
Clinicopathologic and molecular genetic characterization of low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma, and cloning of a novel FUS/CREB3L1 fusion gene
Lab Invest, 85 (3), 408-15
DOI 10.1038/labinvest.3700230, PubMed 15640831

Nilsson M, Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Mandahl N (2005)
Fusion of the HMGA2 and NFIB genes in lipoma
Virchows Arch, 447 (5), 855-8
DOI 10.1007/s00428-005-0037-9, PubMed 16133369

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Isaksson M, Mandahl N (2005)
Absence of mutations of the BRAF gene in malignant melanoma of soft parts (clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses)
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 156 (1), 74-6
DOI 10.1016/j.cancergencyto.2004.04.008, PubMed 15588860

Surace C, Storlazzi CT, Engellau J, Domanski HA, Gustafson P, Panagopoulos I, D'Addabbo P, Rocchi M, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2005)
Molecular cytogenetic characterization of an ins(4;X) occurring as the sole abnormality in an aggressive, poorly differentiated soft tissue sarcoma
Virchows Arch, 447 (5), 869-74
DOI 10.1007/s00428-005-0041-0, PubMed 16133367

Publications 2004

Dahlén A, Fletcher CD, Mertens F, Fletcher JA, Perez-Atayde AR, Hicks MJ, Debiec-Rychter M, Sciot R, Wejde J, Wedin R, Mandahl N, Panagopoulos I (2004)
Activation of the GLI oncogene through fusion with the beta-actin gene (ACTB) in a group of distinctive pericytic neoplasms: pericytoma with t(7;12)
Am J Pathol, 164 (5), 1645-53
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9440(10)63723-6, PubMed 15111311

Dahlén A, Mertens F, Mandahl N, Panagopoulos I (2004)
Molecular genetic characterization of the genomic ACTB-GLI fusion in pericytoma with t(7;12)
Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 325 (4), 1318-23
DOI 10.1016/j.bbrc.2004.10.172, PubMed 15555571

Mandahl N, Mertens F, Panagopoulos I, Knuutila S (2004)
Genetic characterization of bone and soft tissue tumors
Acta Orthop Scand Suppl, 75 (311), 21-8
DOI 10.1080/00016470410001708290, PubMed 15188662

Mertens F, Panagopoulos I, Jonson T, Gisselsson D, Isaksson M, Domanski HA, Mandahl N (2004)
Retained heterodisomy for chromosome 12 in atypical lipomatous tumors: implications for ring chromosome formation
Cytogenet Genome Res, 106 (1), 33-8
DOI 10.1159/000078557, PubMed 15218238

Panagopoulos I, Kitagawa A, Isaksson M, Mörse H, Mitelman F, Johansson B (2004)
MLL/GRAF fusion in an infant acute monocytic leukemia (AML M5b) with a cytogenetically cryptic ins(5;11)(q31;q23q23)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 41 (4), 400-4
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20097, PubMed 15382263

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Isaksson M, Mandahl N (2004)
Expression of DOL54 is not restricted to myxoid liposarcomas with the FUS-DDIT3 chimera but is found in various sarcomas
Oncol Rep, 12 (1), 107-10
PubMed 15201968

Panagopoulos I, Storlazzi CT, Fletcher CD, Fletcher JA, Nascimento A, Domanski HA, Wejde J, Brosjö O, Rydholm A, Isaksson M, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2004)
The chimeric FUS/CREB3l2 gene is specific for low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 40 (3), 218-28
DOI 10.1002/gcc.20037, PubMed 15139001

Papazoglou D, Galazios G, Koukourakis MI, Panagopoulos I, Kontomanolis EN, Papatheodorou K, Maltezos E (2004)
Vascular endothelial growth factor gene polymorphisms and pre-eclampsia
Mol Hum Reprod, 10 (5), 321-4
DOI 10.1093/molehr/gah048, PubMed 14997002

Surace C, Panagopoulos I, Pålsson E, Rocchi M, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2004)
A novel FISH assay for SS18-SSX fusion type in synovial sarcoma
Lab Invest, 84 (9), 1185-92
DOI 10.1038/labinvest.3700142, PubMed 15208645

Publications 2003

Dahlén A, Mertens F, Rydholm A, Brosjö O, Wejde J, Mandahl N, Panagopoulos I (2003)
Fusion, disruption, and expression of HMGA2 in bone and soft tissue chondromas
Mod Pathol, 16 (11), 1132-40
DOI 10.1097/01.MP.0000092954.42656.94, PubMed 14614053

Micci F, Walter CU, Teixeira MR, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Saeter G, Heim S (2003)
Cytogenetic and molecular genetic analyses of endometrial stromal sarcoma: nonrandom involvement of chromosome arms 6p and 7p and confirmation of JAZF1/JJAZ1 gene fusion in t(7;17)
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 144 (2), 119-24
DOI 10.1016/s0165-4608(03)00025-6, PubMed 12850374

Panagopoulos I, Isaksson M, Billström R, Strömbeck B, Mitelman F, Johansson B (2003)
Fusion of the NUP98 gene and the homeobox gene HOXC13 in acute myeloid leukemia with t(11;12)(p15;q13)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 36 (1), 107-12
DOI 10.1002/gcc.10139, PubMed 12461755

Panagopoulos I, Isaksson M, Lindvall C, Hagemeijer A, Mitelman F, Johansson B (2003)
Genomic characterization of MOZ/CBP and CBP/MOZ chimeras in acute myeloid leukemia suggests the involvement of a damage-repair mechanism in the origin of the t(8;16)(p11;p13)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 36 (1), 90-8
DOI 10.1002/gcc.10137, PubMed 12461753

Papazoglou D, Exiara T, Speletas M, Panagopoulos I, Maltezos E (2003)
Prevalence of hemochromatosis gene (HFE) mutations in Greece
Acta Haematol, 109 (3), 137-40
DOI 10.1159/000069289, PubMed 12714823

Paulsson K, Panagopoulos I, Knuutila S, Jee KJ, Garwicz S, Fioretos T, Mitelman F, Johansson B (2003)
Formation of trisomies and their parental origin in hyperdiploid childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Blood, 102 (8), 3010-5
DOI 10.1182/blood-2003-05-1444, PubMed 12829594

Storlazzi CT, Anelli L, Albano F, Zagaria A, Ventura M, Rocchi M, Panagopoulos I, Pannunzio A, Ottaviani E, Liso V, Specchia G (2003)
A novel chromosomal translocation t(3;7)(q26;q21) in myeloid leukemia resulting in overexpression of EVI1
Ann Hematol, 83 (2), 78-83
DOI 10.1007/s00277-003-0778-y, PubMed 14551738

Storlazzi CT, Mertens F, Mandahl N, Gisselsson D, Isaksson M, Gustafson P, Domanski HA, Panagopoulos I (2003)
A novel fusion gene, SS18L1/SSX1, in synovial sarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 37 (2), 195-200
DOI 10.1002/gcc.10210, PubMed 12696068

Storlazzi CT, Mertens F, Nascimento A, Isaksson M, Wejde J, Brosjo O, Mandahl N, Panagopoulos I (2003)
Fusion of the FUS and BBF2H7 genes in low grade fibromyxoid sarcoma
Hum Mol Genet, 12 (18), 2349-58
DOI 10.1093/hmg/ddg237, PubMed 12915480

Publications 2002

Broberg K, Zhang M, Strömbeck B, Isaksson M, Nilsson M, Mertens F, Mandahl N, Panagopoulos I (2002)
Fusion of RDC1 with HMGA2 in lipomas as the result of chromosome aberrations involving 2q35-37 and 12q13-15
Int J Oncol, 21 (2), 321-6
PubMed 12118328

Crnalic S, Panagopoulos I, Boquist L, Mandahl N, Stenling R, Löfvenberg R (2002)
Establishment and characterisation of a human clear cell sarcoma model in nude mice
Int J Cancer, 101 (6), 505-11
DOI 10.1002/ijc.10588, PubMed 12237889

Nilsson M, Höglund M, Panagopoulos I, Sciot R, Dal Cin P, Debiec-Rychter M, Mertens F, Mandahl N (2002)
Molecular cytogenetic mapping of recurrent chromosomal breakpoints in tenosynovial giant cell tumors
Virchows Arch, 441 (5), 475-80
DOI 10.1007/s00428-002-0640-y, PubMed 12447678

Panagopoulos I, Fioretos T, Isaksson M, Larsson G, Billström R, Mitelman F, Johansson B (2002)
Expression of NUP98/TOP1, but not of TOP1/NUP98, in a treatment-related myelodysplastic syndrome with t(10;20;11)(q24;q11;p15)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 34 (2), 249-54
DOI 10.1002/gcc.10066, PubMed 11979559

Panagopoulos I, Fioretos T, Isaksson M, Mitelman F, Johansson B, Theorin N, Juliusson G (2002)
RT-PCR analysis of acute myeloid leukemia with t(8;16)(p11;p13): identification of a novel MOZ/CBP transcript and absence of CBP/MOZ expression
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 35 (4), 372-4
DOI 10.1002/gcc.10131, PubMed 12378533

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Dêbiec-Rychter M, Isaksson M, Limon J, Kardas I, Domanski HA, Sciot R, Perek D, Crnalic S, Larsson O, Mandahl N (2002)
Molecular genetic characterization of the EWS/ATF1 fusion gene in clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses
Int J Cancer, 99 (4), 560-7
DOI 10.1002/ijc.10404, PubMed 11992546

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Isaksson M, Domanski HA, Brosjö O, Heim S, Bjerkehagen B, Sciot R, Dal Cin P, Fletcher JA, Fletcher CD, Mandahl N (2002)
Molecular genetic characterization of the EWS/CHN and RBP56/CHN fusion genes in extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 35 (4), 340-52
DOI 10.1002/gcc.10127, PubMed 12378528

Raddaoui E, Donner LR, Panagopoulos I (2002)
Fusion of the FUS and ATF1 genes in a large, deep-seated angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma
Diagn Mol Pathol, 11 (3), 157-62
DOI 10.1097/00019606-200209000-00006, PubMed 12218455

Publications 2001

Beverloo HB, Panagopoulos I, Isaksson M, van Wering E, van Drunen E, de Klein A, Johansson B, Slater R (2001)
Fusion of the homeobox gene HLXB9 and the ETV6 gene in infant acute myeloid leukemias with the t(7;12)(q36;p13)
Cancer Res, 61 (14), 5374-7
PubMed 11454678

Fioretos T, Panagopoulos I, Lassen C, Swedin A, Billström R, Isaksson M, Strömbeck B, Olofsson T, Mitelman F, Johansson B (2001)
Fusion of the BCR and the fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 (FGFR1) genes as a result of t(8;22)(p11;q11) in a myeloproliferative disorder: the first fusion gene involving BCR but not ABL
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 32 (4), 302-10
DOI 10.1002/gcc.1195, PubMed 11746971

Panagopoulos I, Fioretos T, Isaksson M, Samuelsson U, Billström R, Strömbeck B, Mitelman F, Johansson B (2001)
Fusion of the MORF and CBP genes in acute myeloid leukemia with the t(10;16)(q22;p13)
Hum Mol Genet, 10 (4), 395-404
DOI 10.1093/hmg/10.4.395, PubMed 11157802

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Domanski HA, Isaksson M, Brosjö O, Gustafson P, Mandahl N (2001)
No EWS/FLI1 fusion transcripts in giant-cell tumors of bone
Int J Cancer, 93 (6), 769-72
DOI 10.1002/ijc.1415, PubMed 11519035

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Isaksson M, Limon J, Gustafson P, Skytting B, Akerman M, Sciot R, Dal Cin P, Samson I, Iliszko M, Ryoe J, Dêbiec-Rychter M, Szadowska A, Brosjö O, Larsson O, Rydholm A, Mandahl N (2001)
Clinical impact of molecular and cytogenetic findings in synovial sarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 31 (4), 362-72
DOI 10.1002/gcc.1155, PubMed 11433527

Publications 2000

Hamaguchi I, Woods NB, Panagopoulos I, Andersson E, Mikkola H, Fahlman C, Zufferey R, Carlsson L, Trono D, Karlsson S (2000)
Lentivirus vector gene expression during ES cell-derived hematopoietic development in vitro
J Virol, 74 (22), 10778-84
DOI 10.1128/jvi.74.22.10778-10784.2000, PubMed 11044122

Panagopoulos I, Isaksson M, Lindvall C, Björkholm M, Ahlgren T, Fioretos T, Heim S, Mitelman F, Johansson B (2000)
RT-PCR analysis of the MOZ-CBP and CBP-MOZ chimeric transcripts in acute myeloid leukemias with t(8;16)(p11;p13)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 28 (4), 415-24
DOI 10.1002/1098-2264(200008)28:4<415::aid-gcc7>;2-i, PubMed 10862050

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Isaksson M, Mandahl N (2000)
A novel FUS/CHOP chimera in myxoid liposarcoma
Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 279 (3), 838-45
DOI 10.1006/bbrc.2000.4026, PubMed 11162437

Panagopoulos I, Teixeira MR, Micci F, Hammerstrøm J, Isaksson M, Johansson B, Mitelman F, Heim S (2000)
Acute myeloid leukemia with inv(8)(p11q13)
Leuk Lymphoma, 39 (5-6), 651-6
DOI 10.3109/10428190009113397, PubMed 11342350

Waters BL, Panagopoulos I, Allen EF (2000)
Genetic characterization of angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma identifies fusion of the FUS and ATF-1 genes induced by a chromosomal translocation involving bands 12q13 and 16p11
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 121 (2), 109-16
DOI 10.1016/s0165-4608(00)00237-5, PubMed 11063792

Publications 1999

Bouzas EA, Karadimas P, Alexandrou A, Panagopoulos I (1999)
Epiretinal membrane in association with Takayasu disease
Acta Ophthalmol Scand, 77 (4), 483-4
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0420.1999.770430.x, PubMed 10463431

Panagopoulos I, Lassen C, Kristoffersson U, Aman P (1999)
A novel PCR-based approach for the detection of the Huntington disease associated trinucleotide repeat expansion
Hum Mutat, 13 (3), 232-6
DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1098-1004(1999)13:3<232::AID-HUMU7>3.0.CO;2-N, PubMed 10090478

Panagopoulos I, Lassen C, Kristoffersson U, Aman P (1999)
A methylation PCR approach for detection of fragile X syndrome
Hum Mutat, 14 (1), 71-9
DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1098-1004(1999)14:1<71::AID-HUMU9>3.0.CO;2-5, PubMed 10447261

Panagopoulos I, Mencinger M, Dietrich CU, Bjerkehagen B, Saeter G, Mertens F, Mandahl N, Heim S (1999)
Fusion of the RBP56 and CHN genes in extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcomas with translocation t(9;17)(q22;q11)
Oncogene, 18 (52), 7594-8
DOI 10.1038/sj.onc.1203155, PubMed 10602519

Thelin-Järnum S, Lassen C, Panagopoulos I, Mandahl N, Aman P (1999)
Identification of genes differentially expressed in TLS-CHOP carrying myxoid liposarcomas
Int J Cancer, 83 (1), 30-3
DOI 10.1002/(sici)1097-0215(19990924)83:1<30::aid-ijc6>;2-4, PubMed 10449603

Publications 1998

Mencinger M, Panagopoulos I, Contreras JA, Mitelman F, Aman P (1998)
Expression analysis and chromosomal mapping of a novel human gene, APRIL, encoding an acidic protein rich in leucines
Biochim Biophys Acta, 1395 (2), 176-80
DOI 10.1016/s0167-4781(97)00165-6, PubMed 9473664

Publications 1997

Dal Cin P, Sciot R, Panagopoulos I, Aman P, Samson I, Mandahl N, Mitelman F, Van den Berghe H, Fletcher CD (1997)
Additional evidence of a variant translocation t(12;22) with EWS/CHOP fusion in myxoid liposarcoma: clinicopathological features
J Pathol, 182 (4), 437-41
DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1096-9896(199708)182:4<437::AID-PATH882>3.0.CO;2-X, PubMed 9306965

Mencinger M, Panagopoulos I, Andreasson P, Lassen C, Mitelman F, Aman P (1997)
Characterization and chromosomal mapping of the human TFG gene involved in thyroid carcinoma
Genomics, 41 (3), 327-31
DOI 10.1006/geno.1997.4625, PubMed 9169129

Panagopoulos I, Lassen C, Isaksson M, Mitelman F, Mandahl N, Aman P (1997)
Characteristic sequence motifs at the breakpoints of the hybrid genes FUS/CHOP, EWS/CHOP and FUS/ERG in myxoid liposarcoma and acute myeloid leukemia
Oncogene, 15 (11), 1357-62
DOI 10.1038/sj.onc.1201281, PubMed 9315104

Panagopoulos I, Thelin S, Mertens F, Mitelman F, Aman P (1997)
Variable FHIT transcripts in non-neoplastic tissues
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 19 (4), 215-9
DOI 10.1002/(sici)1098-2264(199708)19:4<215::aid-gcc2>;2-#, PubMed 9258655

Publications 1996

Aman P, Panagopoulos I, Lassen C, Fioretos T, Mencinger M, Toresson H, Höglund M, Forster A, Rabbitts TH, Ron D, Mandahl N, Mitelman F (1996)
Expression patterns of the human sarcoma-associated genes FUS and EWS and the genomic structure of FUS
Genomics, 37 (1), 1-8
DOI 10.1006/geno.1996.0513, PubMed 8921363

Panagopoulos I, Aman P, Johansson B, Malm C, Lenhoff S, Billström R, Mitelman F (1996)
NRAS mutations are rare in acute myeloid leukaemias with t(8;21) or inv(16)
Eur J Haematol, 56 (1-2), 68-71
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0609.1996.tb00297.x, PubMed 8599996

Panagopoulos I, Aman P, Mertens F, Mandahl N, Rydholm A, Bauer HF, Mitelman F (1996)
Genomic PCR detects tumor cells in peripheral blood from patients with myxoid liposarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 17 (2), 102-7
DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1098-2264(199610)17:2<102::AID-GCC5>3.0.CO;2-9, PubMed 8913727

Panagopoulos I, Höglund M, Mertens F, Mandahl N, Mitelman F, Aman P (1996)
Fusion of the EWS and CHOP genes in myxoid liposarcoma
Oncogene, 12 (3), 489-94
PubMed 8637704

Panagopoulos I, Pandis N, Thelin S, Petersson C, Mertens F, Borg A, Kristoffersson U, Mitelman F, Aman P (1996)
The FHIT and PTPRG genes are deleted in benign proliferative breast disease associated with familial breast cancer and cytogenetic rearrangements of chromosome band 3p14
Cancer Res, 56 (21), 4871-5
PubMed 8895736

Publications 1995

Panagopoulos I, Mandahl N, Mitelman F, Aman P (1995)
Two distinct FUS breakpoint clusters in myxoid liposarcoma and acute myeloid leukemia with the translocations t(12;16) and t(16;21)
Oncogene, 11 (6), 1133-7
PubMed 7566973

Zhang M, Aman P, Grubb A, Panagopoulos I, Hindemith A, Rosengren E, Rorsman H (1995)
Cloning and sequencing of a cDNA encoding rat D-dopachrome tautomerase
FEBS Lett, 373 (3), 203-6
DOI 10.1016/0014-5793(95)01041-c, PubMed 7589466

Publications 1994

Panagopoulos I, Aman P, Fioretos T, Höglund M, Johansson B, Mandahl N, Heim S, Behrendtz M, Mitelman F (1994)
Fusion of the FUS gene with ERG in acute myeloid leukemia with t(16;21)(p11;q22)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 11 (4), 256-62
DOI 10.1002/gcc.2870110408, PubMed 7533529

Panagopoulos I, Mandahl N, Ron D, Höglund M, Nilbert M, Mertens F, Mitelman F, Aman P (1994)
Characterization of the CHOP breakpoints and fusion transcripts in myxoid liposarcomas with the 12;16 translocation
Cancer Res, 54 (24), 6500-3
PubMed 7987849

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