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Laura Ann Kresty PhD

Laura Ann Kresty PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Hematology and Oncology
Program: Hematology

Member of the Cancer Center


  • Black raspberries in cancer clinical trials: Past, present and future. (Kresty LA, Mallery SR, Stoner GD) J Berry Res 2016;6(2):251-261 PMID: 27594930 PMCID: PMC5008867 09/07/2016
  • Cranberry proanthocyanidins modulate reactive oxygen species in Barrett's and esophageal adenocarcinoma cell lines. (Weh KM, Aiyer HS, Howell AB, Kresty LA) J Berry Res 2016;6(2):125-136 PMID: 27583064 PMCID: PMC5002987 09/02/2016
  • Cranberries and Cancer: An Update of Preclinical Studies Evaluating the Cancer Inhibitory Potential of Cranberry and Cranberry Derived Constituents. (Weh KM, Clarke J, Kresty LA) Antioxidants (Basel) 2016 Aug 18;5(3) PMID: 27548236 PMCID: PMC5039576 08/23/2016
  • Analyzing spatial correlations in tissue using angle-resolved low coherence interferometry measurements guided by co-located optical coherence tomography. (Kim S, Heflin S, Kresty LA, Halling M, Perez LN, Ho D, Crose M, Brown W, Farsiu S, Arshavsky V, Wax A) Biomed Opt Express 2016 Apr 01;7(4):1400-14 PMID: 27446664 PMCID: PMC4929650 07/23/2016
  • A phase I pilot study evaluating the beneficial effects of black raspberries in patients with Barrett's esophagus. (Kresty LA, Fromkes JJ, Frankel WL, Hammond CD, Seeram NP, Baird M, Stoner GD) Oncotarget 2016 Jul 07 PMID: 27409421 07/14/2016
  • Expression, modulation, and clinical correlates of the autophagy protein Beclin-1 in esophageal adenocarcinoma (Katherine M. Weh · Amy B. Howell · Laura A. Kresty ) Molecular Carcinogenesis DOI: 10.1002/mc.22432 11/01/2015
  • Cranberry proanthocyanidins inhibit esophageal adenocarcinoma in vitro and in vivo through pleiotropic cell death induction and PI3K/AKT/mTOR inactivation. (Kresty LA, Weh KM, Zeyzus-Johns B, Perez LN, Howell AB) Oncotarget 2015 Oct 20;6(32):33438-55 PMID: 26378019 PMCID: PMC4741777 09/18/2015
  • Diet and esophageal disease. (Dawsey SM, Fagundes RB, Jacobson BC, Kresty LA, Mallery SR, Paski S, van den Brandt PA) Ann N Y Acad Sci 2014 Sep;1325:127-37 PMID: 25266021 PMCID: PMC4617683 10/01/2014
  • Upper esophageal and pharyngeal cancers. (Bock JM, Howell AB, Johnston N, Kresty LA, Lew D) Ann N Y Acad Sci 2014 Sep;1325:49-56 PMID: 25266014 PMCID: PMC4617690 10/01/2014
  • MicroRNA alterations in Barrett's esophagus, esophageal adenocarcinoma, and esophageal adenocarcinoma cell lines following cranberry extract treatment: Insights for chemoprevention. (Kresty LA, Clarke J, Ezell K, Exum A, Howell AB, Guettouche T) J Carcinog 2011;10:34 PMID: 22279419 PMCID: PMC3263009 01/27/2012
  • Gankyrin, a biomarker for epithelial carcinogenesis, is overexpressed in human oral cancer. (Li J, Knobloch TJ, Kresty LA, Zhang Z, Lang JC, Schuller DE, Weghorst CM) Anticancer Res 2011 Sep;31(9):2683-92 PMID: 21868508 08/27/2011
  • Genetic polymorphisms of multiple DNA repair pathways impact age at diagnosis and TP53 mutations in breast cancer. (Smith TR, Liu-Mares W, Van Emburgh BO, Levine EA, Allen GO, Hill JW, Reis IM, Kresty LA, Pegram MD, Miller MS, Hu JJ) Carcinogenesis 2011 Sep;32(9):1354-60 PMID: 21700777 PMCID: PMC3165125 06/28/2011
  • Cranberry proanthocyanidins mediate growth arrest of lung cancer cells through modulation of gene expression and rapid induction of apoptosis. (Kresty LA, Howell AB, Baird M) Molecules 2011 Mar 11;16(3):2375-90 PMID: 21399574 03/15/2011
  • Intake of plant foods and associated nutrients in prostate cancer risk. (Lewis JE, Soler-Vilá H, Clark PE, Kresty LA, Allen GO, Hu JJ) Nutr Cancer 2009;61(2):216-24 PMID: 19235037 02/24/2009
  • Frequent alterations of p16INK4a and p14ARF in oral proliferative verrucous leukoplakia. (Kresty LA, Mallery SR, Knobloch TJ, Li J, Lloyd M, Casto BC, Weghorst CM) Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2008 Nov;17(11):3179-87 PMID: 18990760 11/08/2008
  • Effects of a topically applied bioadhesive berry gel on loss of heterozygosity indices in premalignant oral lesions. (Shumway BS, Kresty LA, Larsen PE, Zwick JC, Lu B, Fields HW, Mumper RJ, Stoner GD, Mallery SR) Clin Cancer Res 2008 Apr 15;14(8):2421-30 PMID: 18413833 PMCID: PMC3498466 04/17/2008
  • The effects of reactive species on the tumorigenic phenotype of human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) cells. (Bradburn JE, Pei P, Kresty LA, Lang JC, Yates AJ, McCormick AP, Mallery SR) Anticancer Res 2007 Nov-Dec;27(6B):3819-27 PMID: 18225538 PMCID: PMC2408378 01/30/2008
  • Cranberry proanthocyanidins induce apoptosis and inhibit acid-induced proliferation of human esophageal adenocarcinoma cells. (Kresty LA, Howell AB, Baird M) J Agric Food Chem 2008 Feb 13;56(3):676-80 PMID: 18211022 01/24/2008
  • Effects of phenylethyl isothiocyanate on early molecular events in N-nitrosomethylbenzylamine-induced cytotoxicity in rat esophagus. (Reen RK, Dombkowski AA, Kresty LA, Cukovic D, Mele JM, Salagrama S, Nines R, Stoner GD) Cancer Res 2007 Jul 01;67(13):6484-92 PMID: 17616710 PMCID: PMC3016711 07/10/2007
  • In situ assessment of intraepithelial neoplasia in hamster trachea epithelium using angle-resolved low-coherence interferometry. (Chalut KJ, Kresty LA, Pyhtila JW, Nines R, Baird M, Steele VE, Wax A) Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2007 Feb;16(2):223-7 PMID: 17301253 02/16/2007
  • Transitioning from preclinical to clinical chemopreventive assessments of lyophilized black raspberries: interim results show berries modulate markers of oxidative stress in Barrett's esophagus patients. (Kresty LA, Frankel WL, Hammond CD, Baird ME, Mele JM, Stoner GD, Fromkes JJ) Nutr Cancer 2006;54(1):148-56 PMID: 16800781 06/28/2006
  • Protection against esophageal cancer in rodents with lyophilized berries: potential mechanisms. (Stoner GD, Chen T, Kresty LA, Aziz RM, Reinemann T, Nines R) Nutr Cancer 2006;54(1):33-46 PMID: 16800771 PMCID: PMC3015107 06/28/2006
  • Phase II study of celecoxib in metastatic differentiated thyroid carcinoma. (Mrozek E, Kloos RT, Ringel MD, Kresty L, Snider P, Arbogast D, Kies M, Munden R, Busaidy N, Klein MJ, Sherman SI, Shah MH) J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006 Jun;91(6):2201-4 PMID: 16522694 03/09/2006
  • Expression of the serine protease DESC1 correlates directly with normal keratinocyte differentiation and inversely with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma progression. (Sedghizadeh PP, Mallery SR, Thompson SJ, Kresty L, Beck FM, Parkinson EK, Biancamano J, Lang JC) Head Neck 2006 May;28(5):432-40 PMID: 16320362 12/02/2005
  • Chemopreventive effects of a selective nitric oxide synthase inhibitor on carcinogen-induced rat esophageal tumorigenesis. (Chen T, Nines RG, Peschke SM, Kresty LA, Stoner GD) Cancer Res 2004 May 15;64(10):3714-7 PMID: 15150132 05/20/2004
  • Chemoprevention of oral cancer by black raspberries. (Casto BC, Kresty LA, Kraly CL, Pearl DK, Knobloch TJ, Schut HA, Stoner GD, Mallery SR, Weghorst CM) Anticancer Res 2002 Nov-Dec;22(6C):4005-15 PMID: 12553025 01/30/2003
  • Alterations of p16(INK4a) and p14(ARF) in patients with severe oral epithelial dysplasia. (Kresty LA, Mallery SR, Knobloch TJ, Song H, Lloyd M, Casto BC, Weghorst CM) Cancer Res 2002 Sep 15;62(18):5295-300 PMID: 12234999 09/18/2002
  • Effects of lyophilized black raspberries on azoxymethane-induced colon cancer and 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine levels in the Fischer 344 rat. (Harris GK, Gupta A, Nines RG, Kresty LA, Habib SG, Frankel WL, LaPerle K, Gallaher DD, Schwartz SJ, Stoner GD) Nutr Cancer 2001;40(2):125-33 PMID: 11962247 04/19/2002
  • Incidence and effects of Ha-ras codon 12 G-->A transition mutations in preneoplastic lesions induced by N-nitrosomethylbenzylamine in the rat esophagus. (Liston BW, Gupta A, Nines R, Carlton PS, Kresty LA, Harris GK, Stoner GD) Mol Carcinog 2001 Sep;32(1):1-8 PMID: 11568970 09/25/2001
  • Chemoprevention of esophageal tumorigenesis by dietary administration of lyophilized black raspberries. (Kresty LA, Morse MA, Morgan C, Carlton PS, Lu J, Gupta A, Blackwood M, Stoner GD) Cancer Res 2001 Aug 15;61(16):6112-9 PMID: 11507061 08/17/2001
  • Inhibition of N-nitrosomethylbenzylamine-induced tumorigenesis in the rat esophagus by dietary freeze-dried strawberries. (Carlton PS, Kresty LA, Siglin JC, Morse MA, Lu J, Morgan C, Stoner GD) Carcinogenesis 2001 Mar;22(3):441-6 PMID: 11238184 03/10/2001
  • Failure of dietary lyophilized strawberries to inhibit 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone-and benzo[a]pyrene-induced lung tumorigenesis in strain A/J mice. (Carlton PS, Kresty LA, Stoner GD) Cancer Lett 2000 Oct 31;159(2):113-7 PMID: 10996721 09/21/2000
  • Sulindac sulfone induced regression of rectal polyps in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. (Stoner GD, Budd GT, Ganapathi R, DeYoung B, Kresty LA, Nitert M, Fryer B, Church JM, Provencher K, Pamukcu R, Piazza G, Hawk E, Kelloff G, Elson P, van Stolk RU) Adv Exp Med Biol 1999;470:45-53 PMID: 10709673 03/10/2000
  • Isothiocyanates and freeze-dried strawberries as inhibitors of esophageal cancer. (Stoner GD, Kresty LA, Carlton PS, Siglin JC, Morse MA) Toxicol Sci 1999 Dec;52(2 Suppl):95-100 PMID: 10630596 01/12/2000
  • Inhibition of N'-nitrosonornicotine-induced esophageal tumorigenesis by 3-phenylpropyl isothiocyanate. (Stoner GD, Adams C, Kresty LA, Amin SG, Desai D, Hecht SS, Murphy SE, Morse MA) Carcinogenesis 1998 Dec;19(12):2139-43 PMID: 9886569 01/14/1999
  • Measurement and treatment of agitation following traumatic brain injury: II. A survey of the Brain Injury Special Interest Group of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. (Fugate LP, Spacek LA, Kresty LA, Levy CE, Johnson JC, Mysiw WJ) Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1997 Sep;78(9):924-8 PMID: 9305262 09/26/1997
  • Definition of agitation following traumatic brain injury: I. A survey of the Brain Injury Special Interest Group of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. (Fugate LP, Spacek LA, Kresty LA, Levy CE, Johnson JC, Mysiw WJ) Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1997 Sep;78(9):917-23 PMID: 9305261 09/26/1997
  • Effects of theaflavins on N-nitrosomethylbenzylamine-induced esophageal tumorigenesis. (Morse MA, Kresty LA, Steele VE, Kelloff GJ, Boone CW, Balentine DA, Harbowy ME, Stoner GD) Nutr Cancer 1997;29(1):7-12 PMID: 9383778 01/01/1997
  • Dysregulation of transforming growth factor-beta 1 expression in N-nitrosomethylbenzylamine-induced rat esophageal tumorigenesis. (Wang Q, Sabourin C, Kresty L, Stoner G) Int J Oncol 1996 Sep;9(3):473-9 PMID: 21541537 09/01/1996
  • Metabolites of a tobacco-specific nitrosamine, 4-(methylnitrosamino)- 1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK), in the urine of smokeless tobacco users: relationship between urinary biomarkers and oral leukoplakia. (Kresty LA, Carmella SG, Borukhova A, Akerkar SA, Gopalakrishnan R, Harris RE, Stoner GD, Hecht SS) Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1996 Jul;5(7):521-5 PMID: 8827356 07/01/1996
  • The effects of dietary ellagic acid on rat hepatic and esophageal mucosal cytochromes P450 and phase II enzymes. (Ahn D, Putt D, Kresty L, Stoner GD, Fromm D, Hollenberg PF) Carcinogenesis 1996 Apr;17(4):821-8 PMID: 8625497 04/01/1996
  • Inhibition of metabolism of 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone by dietary benzaldehydes. (Morse MA, Kresty LA, Toburen AL) Cancer Lett 1995 Nov 06;97(2):255-61 PMID: 7497471 11/06/1995
  • Enhancement of esophageal carcinogenesis in male F344 rats by dietary phenylhexyl isothiocyanate. (Stoner GD, Siglin JC, Morse MA, Desai DH, Amin SG, Kresty LA, Toburen AL, Heffner EM, Francis DJ) Carcinogenesis 1995 Oct;16(10):2473-6 PMID: 7586154 10/01/1995
  • Failure of dietary oltipraz to inhibit benzo[a]pyrene-induced lung tumorigenesis in strain a mice. (Morse MA, Zu H, Kresty LA, Stoner GD) Cancer Lett 1995 May 04;91(1):133-8 PMID: 7750088 05/04/1995
  • Effect of alkyl chain length on inhibition of N-nitrosomethylbenzylamine-induced esophageal tumorigenesis and DNA methylation by isothiocyanates. (Wilkinson JT, Morse MA, Kresty LA, Stoner GD) Carcinogenesis 1995 May;16(5):1011-5 PMID: 7767958 05/01/1995
  • Dietary nitrogen and lipid utilization by growing pigs fed structured triacylglycerides synthesized from medium-chain triacylglycerides and menhaden oil. (Lepine AJ, Garleb KA, Reinhart GA, Kresty LA) J Anim Sci 1994 Apr;72(4):938-45 PMID: 8014160 04/01/1994
  • Last update: 09/17/2016
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