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Person Details: Bernard W. Futscher

Superfund Research Program

Bernard W. Futscher

University of Arizona
Arizona Cancer Center
1515 N. Campbell Avenue
Tucson, Arizona 85724
Phone: 520-626-4646







  • Futscher BW. 2012. Epigenetic Changes during Cell Transformation. Chapter 9 in: Epigenetic Alterations in Oncogenesis. Springer, New York, NY. pp.179-194.
  • Severson PL, Tokar EJ, Vrba L, Waalkes MP, Futscher BW. 2012. Agglomerates of aberrant DNA methylation are associated with toxicant-induced malignant transformation. Epigenetics 7(11):1238-1248. doi:10.4161/epi.22163 PMID:22976526 PMCID:PMC3499325



  • Wnek SM, Jensen TJ, Severson PL, Futscher BW, Gandolfi A. 2010. Monomethylarsonous acid produces irreversible events resulting in malignant transformation of a human bladder cell line following 12 weeks of low-level exposure. Toxicol Sci 116(1):44-57. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfq106 PMID:20375083 PMCID:PMC2886861


  • Eblin KE, Jensen TJ, Wnek SM, Buffington SE, Futscher BW, Gandolfi A. 2009. Reactive oxygen species regulate properties of transformation in UROtsa cells exposed to monomethylarsonous acid by modulating MAPK signaling. Toxicology 255(1-2):107-114. doi:10.1016/j.tox.2008.10.007 PMID:19014992 PMCID:PMC2665711
  • Jensen TJ, Wozniak RJ, Eblin KE, Gandolfi A, Futscher BW, Wnek SM. 2009. Epigenetic mediated transcriptional activation of WNT5A participates in arsenical-associated malignant transformation. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 235(1):39-46. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2008.10.013 PMID:19061910 PMCID:PMC4438681


  • Eblin KE, Hau AM, Jensen TJ, Gandolfi A, Futscher BW. 2008. The role of reactive oxygen species in arsenite and monomethylarsonous acid-induced signal transduction in human bladder cells: acute studies. Toxicology 250(1):47-54. doi:10.1016/j.tox.2008.05.018 PMID:18588940 PMCID:PMC2567114
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