Kenneth J Vega

Section Chief

  • 939 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
19962019
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Barrett Esophagus Medicine & Life Sciences
African Americans Medicine & Life Sciences
Gastroesophageal Reflux Medicine & Life Sciences
Adenocarcinoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Hispanic Americans Medicine & Life Sciences
Phosphotransferases Medicine & Life Sciences
Manometry Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplastic Stem Cells Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1996 2019

  • 939 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 48 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 6 Letter
  • 1 Editorial

Elevated doublecortin-like kinase 1 serum levels revert to baseline after therapy in early stage esophageal adenocarcinoma

Christman, E. M., Chandrakesan, P., Weygant, N., Maple, J. T., Tierney, W. M., Vega, K. J. & Houchen, C. W., Mar 8 2019, In : Biomarker Research. 7, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Adenocarcinoma
Phosphotransferases
Serum
Barrett Esophagus
Biomarkers

Protective Propensity of Race or Environmental Features in the Development of Barrett's Esophagus in African Americans – A Single Center Pilot Study

Alkaddour, A., McGaw, C., Hritani, R., Palacio, C., Munoz, J. C. & Vega, K. J., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of the National Medical Association. 111, 2, p. 198-201 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barrett Esophagus
African Americans
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Salmon
Tobacco Products
7 Citations (Scopus)

Alternative splice variants of DCLK1 mark cancer stem cells, promote self-renewal and drug-resistance, and can be targeted to inhibit tumorigenesis in kidney cancer

Ge, Y., Weygant, N., Qu, D., May, R., Berry, W. L., Yao, J., Chandrakesan, P., Zheng, W., Zhao, L., Zhao, K. L., Drake, M., Vega, K. J., Bronze, M. S., Tomasek, J. J., An, G. & Houchen, C. W., Sep 1 2018, In : International Journal of Cancer. 143, 5, p. 1162-1175 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Stem Cells
Kidney Neoplasms
Drug Resistance
Carcinogenesis
Phosphotransferases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Risk of histologic Barrett’s esophagus between African Americans and non-Hispanic whites: A meta-analysis

Alkaddour, A., Palacio, C. & Vega, K. J., Feb 1 2018, In : United European Gastroenterology Journal. 6, 1, p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barrett Esophagus
African Americans
Meta-Analysis
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
12 Citations (Scopus)

Dclk1, a tumor stem cell marker, regulates pro-survival signaling and self-renewal of intestinal tumor cells

Chandrakesan, P., Yao, J., Qu, D., May, R., Weygant, N., Ge, Y., Ali, N., Sureban, S. M., Gude, M., Vega, K. J., Bannerman-Menson, E., Xia, L., Bronze, M., An, G. & Houchen, C. W., Feb 1 2017, In : Molecular Cancer. 16, 1, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Stem Cells
Phosphotransferases
Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
Adenocarcinoma