An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Hung Ping Shih

Ben Shih, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Translational Research & Cellular Therapeutics
Co-director, NCI-funded T32 Program



City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

  • Shih H.P. and Sander M. Embryonic pancreas explant culture systems. (2014) Methods in Stem Cell and Tissue Repair ). 1210:229-37
  • Rockich B.E., Hrycaj S.M., Shih, H.P., Nagy M.S., Ferguson, M.A., Kopp, J.L., Sander M.S., Wellik D.M., Spence, J.R. Sox9 plays multiple roles in the lung epithelium during branching morphogenesis (2013) Proc Natl Acad Sci. 110:E4456-64
  • Shih H.P.*, Wang A.*, Sander M., Pancreas Organogenesis: From Lineage Determination to Morphogenesis (2013) Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology, 29: 19.1-25 (*contributed equally) Times cited: 7
  • Jin L., Feng T., Shih H.P., Zerda R., Luo A., Hsu J., Mahdavi A., Sander M., Tirrell D.A., Riggs A.D., Ku H.T. Colony Forming Cells in the Adult Mouse Pancreas are Expandable in Matrigel and Form Endocrine/acinar Colonies in Laminin Hydrogel (2013) Proc Natl Acad Sci. 110:3907-12
  • Seymour P.A., Shih H.P., Patel N.A., Freude K.K., Xie R., Lim C.J., Sander M. A Sox9/Fgf feed-forward loop maintains pancreatic organ identity. (2012) Development 139:3363-72.
  • Shih H.P., Kopp J.L., Sandhu M., Dubois C.L., Seymour P.A., Grapin-Botton A., Sander M. A Notch-dependent molecular circuitry initiates pancreatic endocrine and ductal cell differentiation. (2012) Development 139:2488-99. Times cited: 27 (including 8 review articles)
  • Eng D., Ma H.Y., Xu J., Shih H.P., Gross M.K., Kiouss C. Loss of abdominal muscle in pitx2 mutants associated with altered axial specification of lateral plate mesoderm. (2012) PLoS One. 7:e42228
  • Campbell A.L., Shih H.P., Xu J., Gross M.K., Kioussi C. Regulation of motility of myogenic cells in filling limb muscle anlagen by Pitx2. (2012) PLoS One. 7:e35822.
  • Kopp J.L., Dubois C.L., Schaffer A.E., Hao E., Shih H.P., Seymour P.A., Ma J., Sander M. Sox9+ ductal cells are multipotent progenitors throughout development but do not produce new endocrine cells in the normal or injured adult pancreas. (2011) Development 138:653-65.
  • Shih H.P.*, Dubois C.L.*, Seymour P.A., Patel N.A., Behrmann J.M., Ngo V., Sander M. Sox9-haploinsufficiency causes glucose intolerance in mice. (2011) PLoS One. 6:e23131. (*contributed equally) Times cited: 14
  • Seymour P.A., Freude K.K., Dubois C.L., Shih H.P., Patel N.A., Sander M. A dosage-dependent requirement for Sox9 in pancreatic endocrine cell formation. (2008) Developmental Biology 323:19-30.
  • Jonckheere, N., Mayes, E., Shih, H.P., Li, B., Lioubinski, O., Dai, X., Sander, M. Analysis of mPygo2 mutant mice suggests a requirement for mesenchymal Wnt signaling in pancreatic growth and differentiation. (2008) Developmental Biology 318:224-35.
  • Shih H.P., Gross M.K., Kioussi C. Forming the Head Muscles. (2007) Acta Histochemica 110:97-108. Times cited: 31
  • Shih H.P., Gross M.K., Kioussi C. Cranial Muscle Defects of Pitx2 Mutants Result from Specification Defects in the First Branchial Arch. (2007) Proc Natl Acad Sci. 104:5907-12. Times cited: 65
  • Shih H.P., Gross M.K., Kioussi C. Expression pattern of the homeodomain transcription factor Pitx2 during muscle development. (2007) Gene Expr Patterns. 7:441-51. Times cited: 37
  • Kioussi C., Shih H.P., Loflin J., Gross M.K. Prediction of active nodes in the transcriptional network of neural tube patterning. (2006) Proc Natl Acad Sci. 103:18621-6.
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