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Leonard H Rome

Title(s)Professor, Biological Chemistry
SchoolMedicine
Address760 Westwood Plaza 337
Los Angeles CA 90024
Phone50789
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    Vault-CCL21 Nanocapsule for Lung Cancer
    NIH/NCI U44CA167593Sep 17, 2012 - Aug 31, 2017
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Vaults as Nonviral Nucleic Acid Delivery Vehicles
    NIH/NIBIB R01EB004553May 1, 2005 - Feb 28, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Consortium for Enhancing Human Subject Research Oversite
    NIH/NCRR S07RR018236Sep 1, 2002 - Sep 14, 2003
    Role: Principal Investigator
    CONSTRUCTION OF MAGNETIC RESONNANCE CENTER
    NIH/NCRR C06RR017368May 1, 2002 - Apr 30, 2004
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Vaults as New Targets for Modulating Tumor Response
    NIH/NCI R21CA091145Apr 1, 2001 - Mar 31, 2004
    Role: Principal Investigator
    THE UCLA RESEARCH GROWTH CENTER
    NIH/NCRR C06RR015511Sep 30, 2000 - Sep 29, 2003
    Role: Principal Investigator
    CNS MYELINATION--ROLE OF AXOLEMMAL PROTEINS
    NIH/NINDS R01NS034265Aug 1, 1995 - May 31, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NOVEL CYTOPLASMIC LARGE RIBONUCLEOPROTEIN PARTICLE
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM038097Apr 1, 1987 - Sep 29, 1992
    Role: Principal Investigator
    MECHANISMS FOR THE CONTROL OF LYSOSOME FUNCTION
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM031565Jan 1, 1983 - Dec 31, 1985
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Bioengineered recombinant vault nanoparticles coupled with NY-ESO-1 glioma-associated antigens induce maturation of native dendritic cells. J Neurooncol. 2020 May; 148(1):1-7. Nagasawa DT, Yang J, Romiyo P, Lagman C, Chung LK, Voth BL, Duong C, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Yang I. PMID: 32383063.
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    2. Intratumor injection of CCL21-coupled vault nanoparticles is associated with reduction in tumor volume in an in vivo model of glioma. J Neurooncol. 2020 May; 147(3):599-605. Voth BL, Pelargos PE, Barnette NE, Bhatt NS, Chen CHJ, Lagman C, Chung LK, Nguyen T, Sheppard JP, Romiyo P, Mareninov S, Kickhoefer VA, Yong WH, Rome LH, Yang I. PMID: 32274629.
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    3. Vault packaged enzyme mediated degradation of amino-aromatic energetic compounds. Chemosphere. 2020 Mar; 242:125117. Lothe AG, Kalra SS, Wang M, Mack EE, Walecka-Hutchison C, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Mahendra S. PMID: 31655399.
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    4. Human Vault Nanoparticle Targeted Delivery of Antiretroviral Drugs to Inhibit Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection. Bioconjug Chem. 2019 08 21; 30(8):2216-2227. Fulcher JA, Tamshen K, Wollenberg AL, Kickhoefer VA, Mrazek J, Elliott J, Ibarrondo FJ, Anton PA, Rome LH, Maynard HD, Deming T, Yang OO. PMID: 31265254.
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    5. Synthesis and assembly of human vault particles in yeast. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2018 12; 115(12):2941-2950. Wang M, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Foellmer OK, Mahendra S. PMID: 30171681.
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    6. Solution Structures of Engineered Vault Particles. Structure. 2018 04 03; 26(4):619-626.e3. Ding K, Zhang X, Mrazek J, Kickhoefer VA, Lai M, Ng HL, Yang OO, Rome LH, Zhou ZH. PMID: 29551289.
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    7. Encapsulation of Exogenous Proteins in Vault Nanoparticles. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1798:25-37. Wang M, Abad D, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Mahendra S. PMID: 29868949.
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    8. Modulation of the Vault Protein-Protein Interaction for Tuning of Molecular Release. Sci Rep. 2017 11 01; 7(1):14816. Yu K, Yau YH, Sinha A, Tan T, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Lee H, Shochat SG, Lim S. PMID: 29093465.
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    9. A Protective Vaccine against Chlamydia Genital Infection Using Vault Nanoparticles without an Added Adjuvant. Vaccines (Basel). 2017 Jan 19; 5(1). Jiang J, Liu G, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Li LX, McSorley SJ, Kelly KA. PMID: 28106821.
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    10. Vault Nanoparticles: Chemical Modifications for Imaging and Enhanced Delivery. ACS Nano. 2017 01 24; 11(1):872-881. Benner NL, Zang X, Buehler DC, Kickhoefer VA, Rome ME, Rome LH, Wender PA. PMID: 28029784.
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    11. Vault Nanoparticles Packaged with Enzymes as an Efficient Pollutant Biodegradation Technology. ACS Nano. 2015 Nov 24; 9(11):10931-40. Wang M, Abad D, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Mahendra S. PMID: 26493711.
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    12. Dual pH- and Temperature-Responsive Protein Nanoparticles. Eur Polym J. 2015 Aug 01; 69:532-539. Matsumoto NM, Buchman GW, Rome LH, Maynard HD. PMID: 26365998.
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    13. Activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome by vault nanoparticles expressing a chlamydial epitope. Vaccine. 2015 Jan 03; 33(2):298-306. Zhu Y, Jiang J, Said-Sadier N, Boxx G, Champion C, Tetlow A, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Ojcius DM, Kelly KA. PMID: 25448112.
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    14. Polyribosomes are molecular 3D nanoprinters that orchestrate the assembly of vault particles. ACS Nano. 2014 Nov 25; 8(11):11552-9. Mrazek J, Toso D, Ryazantsev S, Zhang X, Zhou ZH, Fernandez BC, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH. PMID: 25354757.
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    15. Bioengineered vaults: self-assembling protein shell-lipophilic core nanoparticles for drug delivery. ACS Nano. 2014 Aug 26; 8(8):7723-32. Buehler DC, Marsden MD, Shen S, Toso DB, Wu X, Loo JA, Zhou ZH, Kickhoefer VA, Wender PA, Zack JA, Rome LH. PMID: 25061969.
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    16. Smart vaults: thermally-responsive protein nanocapsules. ACS Nano. 2013 Jan 22; 7(1):867-74. Matsumoto NM, Prabhakaran P, Rome LH, Maynard HD. PMID: 23259767.
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    17. Vault nanoparticles engineered with the protein transduction domain, TAT48, enhances cellular uptake. Integr Biol (Camb). 2013 Jan; 5(1):151-8. Yang J, Srinivasan A, Sun Y, Mrazek J, Shu Z, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH. PMID: 22785558.
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    18. CCL21 Chemokine Therapy for Lung Cancer. Int Trends Immun. 2013 Jan; 1(1):10-15. Sharma S, Zhu L, Srivastava MK, Harris-White M, Huang M, Lee JM, Rosen F, Lee G, Wang G, Kickhoefer V, Rome LH, Baratelli F, St John M, Reckamp K, Chul-Yang S, Hillinger S, Strieter R, Dubinett S. PMID: 25264541.
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    19. Development of the vault particle as a platform technology. ACS Nano. 2013 Feb 26; 7(2):889-902. Rome LH, Kickhoefer VA. PMID: 23267674.
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    20. Vault nanocapsules as adjuvants favor cell-mediated over antibody-mediated immune responses following immunization of mice. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e38553. Kar UK, Jiang J, Champion CI, Salehi S, Srivastava M, Sharma S, Rabizadeh S, Niazi K, Kickhoefer V, Rome LH, Kelly KA. PMID: 22808011.
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    21. Targeted vault nanoparticles engineered with an endosomolytic peptide deliver biomolecules to the cytoplasm. ACS Nano. 2011 Aug 23; 5(8):6128-37. Han M, Kickhoefer VA, Nemerow GR, Rome LH. PMID: 21740042.
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    22. Novel CCL21-vault nanocapsule intratumoral delivery inhibits lung cancer growth. PLoS One. 2011 May 03; 6(5):e18758. Kar UK, Srivastava MK, Andersson A, Baratelli F, Huang M, Kickhoefer VA, Dubinett SM, Rome LH, Sharma S. PMID: 21559281.
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    23. Vaults engineered for hydrophobic drug delivery. Small. 2011 May 23; 7(10):1432-9. Buehler DC, Toso DB, Kickhoefer VA, Zhou ZH, Rome LH. PMID: 21506266.
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    24. Vaults are dynamically unconstrained cytoplasmic nanoparticles capable of half vault exchange. ACS Nano. 2010 Dec 28; 4(12):7229-40. Yang J, Kickhoefer VA, Ng BC, Gopal A, Bentolila LA, John S, Tolbert SH, Rome LH. PMID: 21121616.
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    25. Immobilization of recombinant vault nanoparticles on solid substrates. ACS Nano. 2010 Mar 23; 4(3):1417-24. Xia Y, Ramgopal Y, Li H, Shang L, Srinivas P, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Preiser PR, Boey F, Zhang H, Venkatraman SS. PMID: 20146454.
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    26. Utilization of a protein "shuttle" to load vault nanocapsules with gold probes and proteins. ACS Nano. 2009 Oct 27; 3(10):3175-83. Goldsmith LE, Pupols M, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Monbouquette HG. PMID: 19775119.
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    27. A vault nanoparticle vaccine induces protective mucosal immunity. PLoS One. 2009; 4(4):e5409. Champion CI, Kickhoefer VA, Liu G, Moniz RJ, Freed AS, Bergmann LL, Vaccari D, Raval-Fernandes S, Chan AM, Rome LH, Kelly KA. PMID: 19404403.
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    28. Structural stability of vault particles. J Pharm Sci. 2009 Apr; 98(4):1376-86. Esfandiary R, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Joshi SB, Middaugh CR. PMID: 18683860.
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    29. Vault nanoparticles containing an adenovirus-derived membrane lytic protein facilitate toxin and gene transfer. ACS Nano. 2009 Mar 24; 3(3):691-9. Lai CY, Wiethoff CM, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Nemerow GR. PMID: 19226129.
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    30. Targeting vault nanoparticles to specific cell surface receptors. ACS Nano. 2009 Jan 27; 3(1):27-36. Kickhoefer VA, Han M, Raval-Fernandes S, Poderycki MJ, Moniz RJ, Vaccari D, Silvestry M, Stewart PL, Kelly KA, Rome LH. PMID: 19206245.
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    31. Encapsulation of semiconducting polymers in vault protein cages. . 2008 Oct; 8(10):3503-9. Ng BC, Yu M, Gopal A, Rome LH, Monbouquette HG, Tolbert SH. PMID: 18803422.
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    32. Reversible pH lability of cross-linked vault nanocapsules. . 2008 Oct; 8(10):3510-5. Yu M, Ng BC, Rome LH, Tolbert SH, Monbouquette HG. PMID: 18803423.
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    33. Draft crystal structure of the vault shell at 9-A resolution. PLoS Biol. 2007 Nov; 5(11):e318. Anderson DH, Kickhoefer VA, Sievers SA, Rome LH, Eisenberg D. PMID: 18044992.
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    34. Sizing large proteins and protein complexes by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry and ion mobility. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2007 Jul; 18(7):1206-16. Kaddis CS, Lomeli SH, Yin S, Berhane B, Apostol MI, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Loo JA. PMID: 17434746.
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    35. Vault nanocapsule dissociation into halves triggered at low pH. Biochemistry. 2007 Mar 13; 46(10):2865-75. Goldsmith LE, Yu M, Rome LH, Monbouquette HG. PMID: 17302392.
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    36. The vault exterior shell is a dynamic structure that allows incorporation of vault-associated proteins into its interior. Biochemistry. 2006 Oct 03; 45(39):12184-93. Poderycki MJ, Kickhoefer VA, Kaddis CS, Raval-Fernandes S, Johansson E, Zink JI, Loo JA, Rome LH. PMID: 17002318.
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    37. Increased susceptibility of vault poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-deficient mice to carcinogen-induced tumorigenesis. Cancer Res. 2005 Oct 01; 65(19):8846-52. Raval-Fernandes S, Kickhoefer VA, Kitchen C, Rome LH. PMID: 16204055.
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    38. Engineering of vault nanocapsules with enzymatic and fluorescent properties. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Mar 22; 102(12):4348-52. Kickhoefer VA, Garcia Y, Mikyas Y, Johansson E, Zhou JC, Raval-Fernandes S, Minoofar P, Zink JI, Dunn B, Stewart PL, Rome LH. PMID: 15753293.
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    39. The p80 homology region of TEP1 is sufficient for its association with the telomerase and vault RNAs, and the vault particle. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005; 33(3):893-902. Poderycki MJ, Rome LH, Harrington L, Kickhoefer VA. PMID: 15701761.
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    40. Cryoelectron microscopy imaging of recombinant and tissue derived vaults: localization of the MVP N termini and VPARP. J Mol Biol. 2004 Nov 12; 344(1):91-105. Mikyas Y, Makabi M, Raval-Fernandes S, Harrington L, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Stewart PL. PMID: 15504404.
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    41. Vault poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase is associated with mammalian telomerase and is dispensable for telomerase function and vault structure in vivo. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Jun; 24(12):5314-23. Liu Y, Snow BE, Kickhoefer VA, Erdmann N, Zhou W, Wakeham A, Gomez M, Rome LH, Harrington L. PMID: 15169895.
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    42. Analysis of MVP and VPARP promoters indicates a role for chromatin remodeling in the regulation of MVP. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2004 Apr 16; 1678(1):33-46. Emre N, Raval-Fernandes S, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH. PMID: 15093136.
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    43. Identification of conserved vault RNA expression elements and a non-expressed mouse vault RNA gene. Gene. 2003 May 08; 309(2):65-70. Kickhoefer VA, Emre N, Stephen AG, Poderycki MJ, Rome LH. PMID: 12758122.
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    44. The La RNA-binding protein interacts with the vault RNA and is a vault-associated protein. J Biol Chem. 2002 Oct 25; 277(43):41282-6. Kickhoefer VA, Poderycki MJ, Chan EK, Rome LH. PMID: 12196535.
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