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Jill A. Gershan PhD

Jill A. Gershan PhD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Hematology/Oncology
Program: Oncology

Member of the Cancer Center


Research Experience

  • Tumor immunology
  • Publications

  • E-cadherin re-expression shows in vivo evidence for mesenchymal to epithelial transition in clonal metastatic breast tumor cells. (Palen K, Weber J, Dwinell MB, Johnson BD, Ramchandran R, Gershan JA) Oncotarget 2016 Jul 12;7(28):43363-43375 PMID: 27270319 06/09/2016
  • Erratum to: Separation and Characterization of Epithelial and Mesenchymal-like Murine Mammary Tumor Cells Reveals Epithelial Cell Differentiation Plasticity and Enhanced Tumorigenicity of Epithelial-enriched Tumor Cells. (Palen KA, Jing W, Weber JJ, Tilkens SB, Chan AM, Johnson BD, Gershan JA) Cancer Microenviron 2016 Apr;9(1):75 PMID: 26747049 PMCID: PMC4842184 01/10/2016
  • Correction: Astrocytes Directly Influence Tumor Cell Invasion and Metastasis In Vivo. (Wang L, Cossette SM, Rarick KR, Gershan J, Dwinell MB, Harder DR, Ramchandran R) PLoS One 2015;10(8):e0137369 PMID: 26322640 PMCID: PMC4554722 09/01/2015
  • Combined immune checkpoint protein blockade and low dose whole body irradiation as immunotherapy for myeloma. (Jing W, Gershan JA, Weber J, Tlomak D, McOlash L, Sabatos-Peyton C, Johnson BD) J Immunother Cancer 2015;3(1):2 PMID: 25614821 PMCID: PMC4302511 01/24/2015
  • Astrocytes directly influence tumor cell invasion and metastasis in vivo. (Wang L, Cossette SM, Rarick KR, Gershan J, Dwinell MB, Harder DR, Ramchandran R) PLoS One 2013;8(12):e80933 PMID: 24324647 PMCID: PMC3851470 12/11/2013
  • Programmed death receptor-1/programmed death receptor ligand-1 blockade after transient lymphodepletion to treat myeloma. (Kearl TJ, Jing W, Gershan JA, Johnson BD) J Immunol 2013 Jun 01;190(11):5620-8 PMID: 23616570 PMCID: PMC3891840 04/26/2013
  • Examining T cells at vaccine sites of tumor-bearing hosts provides insights to dysfunctional T-cell immunity. (Barr KM, Jing W, Hallett WH, Gershan JA, Johnson BD) J Immunother 2013 Jan;36(1):41-51 PMID: 23211619 PMCID: PMC3521867 12/06/2012
  • Separation and Characterization of Epithelial and Mesenchymal-like Murine Mammary Tumor Cells Reveals Epithelial Cell Differentiation Plasticity and Enhanced Tumorigenicity of Epithelial-enriched Tumor Cells. (Palen KA, Jing W, Weber JJ, Tilkens SB, Chan AM, Johnson BD, Gershan JA) Cancer Microenviron 2013 Apr;6(1):79-89 PMID: 22237886 PMCID: PMC3601216 01/13/2012
  • Depletion of CD25⁺ T cells from hematopoietic stem cell grafts increases posttransplantation vaccine-induced immunity to neuroblastoma. (Jing W, Yan X, Hallett WH, Gershan JA, Johnson BD) Blood 2011 Jun 23;117(25):6952-62 PMID: 21521781 PMCID: PMC3128485 04/28/2011
  • Depletion of CD4 T cells enhances immunotherapy for neuroblastoma after syngeneic HSCT but compromises development of antitumor immune memory. (Jing W, Gershan JA, Johnson BD) Blood 2009 Apr 30;113(18):4449-57 PMID: 19182203 PMCID: PMC2676098 02/03/2009
  • Expression of macrophage migration inhibitory factor by neuroblastoma leads to the inhibition of antitumor T cell reactivity in vivo. (Zhou Q, Yan X, Gershan J, Orentas RJ, Johnson BD) J Immunol 2008 Aug 01;181(3):1877-86 PMID: 18641325 PMCID: PMC3804024 07/22/2008
  • Neuroblastoma cells transiently transfected to simultaneously express the co-stimulatory molecules CD54, CD80, CD86, and CD137L generate antitumor immunity in mice. (Johnson BD, Gershan JA, Natalia N, Zujewski H, Weber JJ, Yan X, Orentas RJ) J Immunother 2005 Sep-Oct;28(5):449-60 PMID: 16113601 08/23/2005
  • Immediate transfection of patient-derived leukemia: a novel source for generating cell-based vaccines. (Gershan JA, Johnson BD, Weber J, Schauer DW, Natalia N, Behnke S, Burns K, Maloney KW, Warwick AB, Orentas RJ) Genet Vaccines Ther 2005 Jun 21;3(1):4 PMID: 15969754 PMCID: PMC1182385 06/23/2005
  • A novel family of mobile genetic elements is limited to the germline genome in Tetrahymena thermophila. (Wuitschick JD, Gershan JA, Lochowicz AJ, Li S, Karrer KM) Nucleic Acids Res 2002 Jun 01;30(11):2524-37 PMID: 12034842 PMCID: PMC117186 05/30/2002
  • A family of developmentally excised DNA elements in Tetrahymena is under selective pressure to maintain an open reading frame encoding an integrase-like protein. (Gershan JA, Karrer KM) Nucleic Acids Res 2000 Nov 01;28(21):4105-12 PMID: 11058106 PMCID: PMC113129 11/01/2000
  • Fluid volume deficit: validating the indicators. The Research Committee, Greater Milwaukee Area Chapter of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. (Gershan JA, Freeman CM, Ross MC, Greenlee K, Smejkal C, Brukwitzki G, Schneider K, Jiricka MK, Johnson DJ, Anderson C) Heart Lung 1990 Mar;19(2):152-6 PMID: 2180862 03/01/1990
  • Judaic ethical beliefs and customs regarding death and dying. (Gershan JA) Crit Care Nurse 1985 Jan-Feb;5(1):32-4 PMID: 3844989 01/01/1985
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. (Gershan JA, Jiricka MK) Focus Crit Care 1984 Aug;11(4):28-35 PMID: 6236107 08/01/1984
  • Effect of positive end-expiratory pressure on pulmonary capillary wedge pressure. (Gershan JA) Heart Lung 1983 Mar;12(2):143-8 PMID: 6337980 03/01/1983
  • Last update: 12/08/2016
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