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Zelmira Lazarova MD

Zelmira Lazarova MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Dermatology
Program: General

Member of the Cancer Center


Publications

  • MicroRNA-135b Regulates Leucine Zipper Tumor Suppressor 1 in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. (Olasz EB, Seline LN, Schock AM, Duncan NE, Lopez A, Lazar J, Flister MJ, Lu Y, Liu P, Sokumbi O, Harwood CA, Proby CM, Neuburg M, Lazarova Z) PLoS One 2015;10(5):e0125412 PMID: 25938461 PMCID: PMC4418692
  • CXM: a new tool for mapping breast cancer risk in the tumor microenvironment. (Flister MJ, Endres BT, Rudemiller N, Sarkis AB, Santarriaga S, Roy I, Lemke A, Geurts AM, Moreno C, Ran S, Tsaih SW, De Pons J, Carlson DF, Tan W, Fahrenkrug SC, Lazarova Z, Lazar J, North PE, LaViolette PS, Dwinell MB, Shull JD, Jacob HJ) Cancer Res 2014 Nov 15;74(22):6419-29 PMID: 25172839 PMCID: PMC4247541
  • Enhanced survival from radiation pneumonitis by combined irradiation to the skin. (Gao F, Fish BL, Szabo A, Schock A, Narayanan J, Jacobs ER, Moulder JE, Lazarova Z, Medhora M) Int J Radiat Biol 2014 Sep;90(9):753-61 PMID: 24827855 PMCID: PMC4380176
  • Aberrant expression of laminin-332 promotes cell proliferation and cyst growth in ARPKD. (Vijayakumar S, Dang S, Marinkovich MP, Lazarova Z, Yoder B, Torres VE, Wallace DP) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2014 Mar 15;306(6):F640-54 PMID: 24370592 PMCID: PMC3949036
  • EGFRvIII expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. (Dziunycz PJ, Lazarova Z, Duncan N, Wong S, Neuburg M, Hofbauer GF, Olasz EB) JAMA Dermatol 2013 Oct;149(10):1240-2 PMID: 23986462
  • A synthetic superoxide dismutase/catalase mimetic EUK-207 mitigates radiation dermatitis and promotes wound healing in irradiated rat skin. (Doctrow SR, Lopez A, Schock AM, Duncan NE, Jourdan MM, Olasz EB, Moulder JE, Fish BL, Mäder M, Lazar J, Lazarova Z) J Invest Dermatol 2013 Apr;133(4):1088-96 PMID: 23190879 PMCID: PMC3594042
  • Laminin 332 deposition is diminished in irradiated skin in an animal model of combined radiation and wound skin injury. (Jourdan MM, Lopez A, Olasz EB, Duncan NE, Demara M, Kittipongdaja W, Fish BL, Mäder M, Schock A, Morrow NV, Semenenko VA, Baker JE, Moulder JE, Lazarova Z) Radiat Res 2011 Nov;176(5):636-48 PMID: 21854211 PMCID: PMC3227557
  • Salen Mn complexes mitigate radiation injury in normal tissues. (Rosenthal RA, Fish B, Hill RP, Huffman KD, Lazarova Z, Mahmood J, Medhora M, Molthen R, Moulder JE, Sonis ST, Tofilon PJ, Doctrow SR) Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2011 May 1;11(4):359-72 PMID: 21453241 PMCID: PMC3814176
  • Transient anti-CD40L co-stimulation blockade prevents immune responses against human bullous pemphigoid antigen 2: implications for gene therapy. (Lanschuetzer CM, Olasz EB, Lazarova Z, Yancey KB) J Invest Dermatol 2009 May;129(5):1203-7 PMID: 19037236 PMCID: PMC2681490
  • IgG anti-laminin-332 autoantibodies are present in a subset of patients with mucous membrane, but not bullous, pemphigoid. (Lazarova Z, Salato VK, Lanschuetzer CM, Janson M, Fairley JA, Yancey KB) J Am Acad Dermatol 2008 Jun;58(6):951-8 PMID: 18396347 PMCID: PMC2517626
  • Orf-induced immunobullous disease: A distinct autoimmune blistering disorder. (White KP, Zedek DC, White WL, Simpson EL, Hester E, Morrison L, Lazarova Z, Liu D, Scagliarini A, Kurtz SE, White CR Jr, Yancey KB, Blauvelt A) J Am Acad Dermatol 2008 Jan;58(1):49-55 PMID: 17919774
  • Effect of reflux-induced inflammation on transient receptor potential vanilloid one (TRPV1) expression in primary sensory neurons innervating the oesophagus of rats. (Banerjee B, Medda BK, Lazarova Z, Bansal N, Shaker R, Sengupta JN) Neurogastroenterol Motil 2007 Aug;19(8):681-91 PMID: 17640184
  • A widening perspective regarding the relationship between anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid and cancer. (Sadler E, Lazarova Z, Sarasombath P, Yancey KB) J Dermatol Sci 2007 Jul;47(1):1-7 PMID: 17467241
  • Pemphigus vulgaris presenting in a radiation portal. (Robbins AC, Lazarova Z, Janson MM, Fairley JA) J Am Acad Dermatol 2007 May;56(5 Suppl):S82-5 PMID: 17434046
  • Increased arginase activity and endothelial dysfunction in human inflammatory bowel disease. (Horowitz S, Binion DG, Nelson VM, Kanaa Y, Javadi P, Lazarova Z, Andrekopoulos C, Kalyanaraman B, Otterson MF, Rafiee P) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2007 May;292(5):G1323-36 PMID: 17218473
  • Ocular involvement in anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid. (Nischler C, Sadler E, Lazarova Z, Stoiber J, Ruckhofer J, Pohla-Gubo G, Emberger M, Bauer JW, Grabner G, Hintner H) Eur J Ophthalmol 2006 Nov-Dec;16(6):867-9 PMID: 17191196
  • IgG autoantibodies to type VII collagen and an exclusive IgG3 reactivity to the laminin alpha3 chain in a patient with an autoimmune subepidermal blistering disease. (Baican A, Hirako Y, Lazarova Z, Yancey KB, Zillikens D, Sitaru C) J Am Acad Dermatol 2005 Sep;53(3):517-22 PMID: 16112366
  • Role of intramolecular epitope spreading in pemphigus vulgaris. (Salato VK, Hacker-Foegen MK, Lazarova Z, Fairley JA, Lin MS) Clin Immunol 2005 Jul;116(1):54-64 PMID: 15925832
  • Comparative analysis of methods for detection of anti-laminin 5 autoantibodies in patients with anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid. (Lazarova Z, Sitaru C, Zillikens D, Yancey KB) J Am Acad Dermatol 2004 Dec;51(6):886-92 PMID: 15583578
  • Expression of CD200 on epithelial cells of the murine hair follicle: a role in tissue-specific immune tolerance? (Rosenblum MD, Olasz EB, Yancey KB, Woodliff JE, Lazarova Z, Gerber KA, Truitt RL) J Invest Dermatol 2004 Nov;123(5):880-7 PMID: 15482475
  • Anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid: clinical findings, immunopathogenesis, and significant associations. (Egan CA, Lazarova Z, Darling TN, Yee C, Yancey KB) Medicine (Baltimore) 2003 May;82(3):177-86 PMID: 12792304
  • Paraneoplastic pemphigus in children and adolescents. (Mimouni D, Anhalt GJ, Lazarova Z, Aho S, Kazerounian S, Kouba DJ, Mascaro JM Jr, Nousari HC) Br J Dermatol 2002 Oct;147(4):725-32 PMID: 12366419
  • IgG autoantibodies in patients with anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid recognize the G domain of the laminin 5 alpha-subunit. (Lazarova Z, Yee C, Lazar J, Yancey KB) Clin Immunol 2001 Oct;101(1):100-5 PMID: 11580232
  • Anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid and relative risk for cancer. (Egan CA, Lazarova Z, Darling TN, Yee C, Coté T, Yancey KB) Lancet 2001 Jun 9;357(9271):1850-1 PMID: 11410196
  • The 120-kDa soluble ectodomain of type XVII collagen is recognized by autoantibodies in patients with pemphigoid and linear IgA dermatosis. (Roh JY, Yee C, Lazarova Z, Hall RP, Yancey KB) Br J Dermatol 2000 Jul;143(1):104-11 PMID: 10886143
  • Fab fragments directed against laminin 5 induce subepidermal blisters in neonatal mice. (Lazarova Z, Hsu R, Briggaman RA, Yancey KB) Clin Immunol 2000 Apr;95(1 Pt 1):26-32 PMID: 10794429
  • Antiepiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid. (Hsu RC, Lazarova Z, Lee HG, Tung YC, Yu HS) J Am Acad Dermatol 2000 May;42(5 Pt 1):841-4 PMID: 10775868
  • Human anti-laminin 5 autoantibodies induce subepidermal blisters in an experimental human skin graft model. (Lazarova Z, Hsu R, Yee C, Yancey KB) J Invest Dermatol 2000 Jan;114(1):178-84 PMID: 10620135
  • Antiepiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid: an underdiagnosed entity within the spectrum of scarring autoimmune subepidermal bullous diseases? (Leverkus M, Schmidt E, Lazarova Z, Bröcker EB, Yancey KB, Zillikens D) Arch Dermatol 1999 Sep;135(9):1091-8 PMID: 10490114
  • Paraneoplastic cicatricial pemphigoid. (Setterfield J, Shirlaw PJ, Lazarova Z, Bryant BM, Bhogal BS, Harman K, Challacombe SJ, Black MM) Br J Dermatol 1999 Jul;141(1):127-31 PMID: 10417528
  • Anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid with IgG autoantibodies to the beta and gamma subunits of laminin 5. (Fujimoto W, Toi Y, Okazaki F, Lazarova Z, Yancey KB, Arata J) J Am Acad Dermatol 1999 Apr;40(4):637-9 PMID: 10188690
  • Antiepiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid represents an autoimmune response to subunits present in laminin 5 (alpha3beta3gamma2). (Lazarova Z, Hsu R, Yee C, Yancey KB) Br J Dermatol 1998 Nov;139(5):791-7 PMID: 9892943
  • Noncomplement fixing, IgG4 autoantibodies predominate in patients with anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid. (Hsu R, Lazarova Z, Yee C, Yancey KB) J Invest Dermatol 1997 Oct;109(4):557-61 PMID: 9326390
  • The extracellular domain of BPAG2 localizes to anchoring filaments and its carboxyl terminus extends to the lamina densa of normal human epidermal basement membrane. (Masunaga T, Shimizu H, Yee C, Borradori L, Lazarova Z, Nishikawa T, Yancey KB) J Invest Dermatol 1997 Aug;109(2):200-6 PMID: 9242508
  • Passive transfer of anti-laminin 5 antibodies induces subepidermal blisters in neonatal mice. (Lazarova Z, Yee C, Darling T, Briggaman RA, Yancey KB) J Clin Invest 1996 Oct 1;98(7):1509-18 PMID: 8833897 PMCID: PMC507581
  • Reactivity of autoantibodies from patients with defined subepidermal bullous diseases against 1 mol/L salt-split skin. Specificity, sensitivity, and practical considerations. (Lazarova Z, Yancey KB) J Am Acad Dermatol 1996 Sep;35(3 Pt 1):398-403 PMID: 8784276
  • Studies of patients with anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid. (Yancey KB, Kirtschig G, Yee C, Lazarova Z) J Dermatol 1995 Nov;22(11):829-35 PMID: 8557854
  • Diminished expression of the extracellular domain of bullous pemphigoid antigen 2 (BPAG2) in the epidermal basement membrane of patients with generalized atrophic benign epidermolysis bullosa. (Pohla-Gubo G, Lazarova Z, Giudice GJ, Liebert M, Grassegger A, Hintner H, Yancey KB) Exp Dermatol 1995 Aug;4(4 Pt 1):199-206 PMID: 8535614
  • Epiligrin is decreased in papulonodular basal cell carcinoma tumor nest basement membranes and the extracellular matrix of transformed human epithelial cells. (Lazarova Z, Domloge-Hultsch N, Yancey KB) Exp Dermatol 1995 Jun;4(3):121-9 PMID: 7551559
  • [Treatment of chlamydia infections and a brief review of the problems]. (Péc J, Kazár J, Auxtová S, Lazárová Z, Péc M, Hajtman A) Bratisl Lek Listy 1995 Mar;96(3):165-7 PMID: 7633932
  • Autoantibodies from patients with cicatricial pemphigoid target different sites in epidermal basement membrane. (Shimizu H, Masunaga T, Ishiko A, Matsumura K, Hashimoto T, Nishikawa T, Domloge-Hultsch N, Lazarova Z, Yancey KB) J Invest Dermatol 1995 Mar;104(3):370-3 PMID: 7861004
  • Antiepiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid. A subepithelial bullous disorder. (Domloge-Hultsch N, Anhalt GJ, Gammon WR, Lazarova Z, Briggaman R, Welch M, Jabs DA, Huff C, Yancey KB) Arch Dermatol 1994 Dec;130(12):1521-9 PMID: 7986125
  • [Quantification of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from the cervicovaginal area in nonpregnant women infected with gonorrhoea]. (Péc J, Moravcík P, Lazarová Z) Bratisl Lek Listy 1994 Mar;95(3):122-4 PMID: 7922638
  • Generalized melanosis with malignant melanoma metastasizing to skin--a pathological study with S-100 protein and HMB-45. (Péc J, Plank L, Mináriková E, Palencárová E, Rollová Y, Lazárová Z, Auxtová S, Lauko L) Clin Exp Dermatol 1993 Sep;18(5):454-7 PMID: 8252770
  • Mechanical urethritis and ascendent genitourinary infections due to sexual stimulation of the urethra by inserted foreign bodies. (Péc J, Straka S, Novomeský F, Kliment J, Péc M, Lazárová Z) Genitourin Med 1992 Dec;68(6):399-400 PMID: 1487263 PMCID: PMC1194979
  • Azithromycin (Sumamed-Pliva) in the treatment of chlamydial genital tract infections in infertile marriages. (Lazarova Z, Kazar J, Auxtova S, Rollova I, Krupova M, Pec M, Pec J) Int J STD AIDS 1992 Nov-Dec;3(6):448-9 PMID: 1337473
  • Salicylate intoxication after use of topical salicylic acid ointment by a patient with psoriasis. (Péc J, Strmenová M, Palencárová E, Pullmann R, Funiaková S, Visnovský P, Buchanec J, Lazarová Z) Cutis 1992 Oct;50(4):307-9 PMID: 1424799
  • A study of possible causal relations between squamous cell carcinoma of the penis and carcinoma of the cervix uteri. (Péc J Jr, Pécová K, Péc J Sr, Plank L, Homola A, Lazárová Z) Int Urol Nephrol 1992;24(3):313-7 PMID: 1328105
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis. Analysis of 24 cases. (Péc J Jr, Péc J Sr, Plank L, Plank J, Lazárová Z, Kliment J) Int Urol Nephrol 1992;24(2):193-200 PMID: 1624264
  • Morphological changes of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in amniotic fluid of pregnant women in their midtrimester. (Péc J, Mlyncek M, Moravcík P, Belej K, Lazárová Z) Acta Microbiol Hung 1992;39(1):21-30 PMID: 1632195
  • Female paraurethral ducts and glands as the sites of agents of sexually transmitted diseases. (Péc J, Lazárová Z, Kliment J, Pécová K, Palencárová E) Genitourin Med 1991 Oct;67(5):430-1 PMID: 1743723 PMCID: PMC1194751
  • Last update: 05/26/2015