Primary Publications:


  1. Burden-Gulley*, S.M., Zhou*, Z., Lu, Z.R., Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Molecular magnetic resonance imaging of tumors with a PTPmu targeted contrast agent. Translational Oncology, 2013; 6(3): 329-37. *These authors contributed equally to this study
  2. Burden-Gulley*, S.M., Qutaish*, M.Q., Sullivant, K.E., Tan, M., Craig, S.E., Basilion, J.P., Lu, Z.R., Wilson, D.L., Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Single cell molecular recognition of migrating and invading tumor cells using a targeted fluorescent probe to receptor PTPmu. International Journal of Cancer, 2013 April 1; 132(7): 1624-32. *These authors contributed equally to this study.
  3. Qutaish, M.Q., Sullivant, K.E., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Lu, H., Roy, D., Wang, J., Basilion, J.P., Brady-Kalnay, S.M., Wilson, D.L. Cryo-image analysis of tumor cell migration, invasion, and dispersal in a mouse xenograft model of human glioblastoma multiforme. Molecular Imaging and Biology, 2012 Oct; 14(5): 572-83.
  4. Wu, X., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Yu, G.P., Tan, M., Lindner, D., Brady-Kalnay, S.M., Lu, Z.R. Synthesis and evaluation of a peptide targeted small molecular Gd-DOTA monoamine conjugate for MR molecular imaging of prostate cancer. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2012 Aug 15; 23(8): 1548-56.
  5. Kaur, H., Burden-Gulley-S.M., Phillips-Mason, P.J., Craig, S.E., Basilion, J.P., Sloan, A.E, Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase mu (PTPµ) regulates glioblastoma cell growth and survival in vivo. Neuro-Oncology, 2012 May; 14(5): 561-73.
  6. Tan, M., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Wen, L., Wu, X., Lindner, D., Brady-Kalnay, S.M., Vikas, G., Lu, Z.R. MR Molecular imaging of prostate cancer with a peptide targeted contrast agent in a mouse orthotopic prostate cancer model. Pharmaceutical Research, 2012 Apr; 29(4): 953-60.
  7. Kaur, H., Phillips-Mason, P.J., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Basilion, J.P., Sloan, A.E., Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Cadherin-11, a marker of the mesenchymal phenotype, regulates glioblastoma cell migration and survival in vivo. Molecular Cancer Research, 2012 March; 10: 293-304.
  8. Burden-Gulley, S.M., Qutaish, M.Q., Sullivant, K.E., Lu, H., Wang, J., Craig, S.E., Basilion, J.P., Wilson, D.L., Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Novel cryo-imaging of the glioma tumor microenvironment reveals migration and dispersal pathways in vivid three-dimensional detail. Cancer Research, 2011; 7:5932-5940. *An image from this article was featured on the cover of the journal.
  9. Phillips-Mason, P.J, Kaur, H., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Identification of Phospholipase C gamma1 as a Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase mu Substrate that Regulates Cell Migration. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2011; 112:39-48.
  10. Burden-Gulley, S.M., Gates T.J., Craig S.E., Gupta M., Brady-Kalnay S.M. Stimulation of N-cadherin-dependent neurite outgrowth by small molecule peptide mimetic agonists of the N-cadherin HAV motif. Peptides, 2010; 31:842-49.
  11. Burden-Gulley, S.M., Gates, T.J., Cutter, J., Burgoyne, A.M., Robinson, S., Sloan, A.E., Miller, R.H., Basilion, J., Brady-Kalnay, S.M. A novel molecular diagnostic of glioblastomas: detection of an extracellular fragment of PTPµ. Neoplasia, 2010; 12(4):305-16.
  12. Burden-Gulley S.M., Gates T.J., Craig S.E., Lou S.F., Oblander S.A., Howell S., Gupta M., Brady-Kalnay S.M. Novel peptide mimetic small molecules of the HAV motif in N-cadherin inhibit N-cadherin-mediated neurite outgrowth and cell adhesion. Peptides, 2009; 30(12):2380-87.
  13. Burgoyne, A.M., Phillips-Mason, P.J., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Sloan A.E., Miller, R.H., Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Proteolytic cleavage of protein tyrosine phosphatase mu regulates glioblastoma cell migration. Cancer Research, 2009 Sep 1; 69(17):6960-8. Epub. 2009 Aug 18.
  14. Burgoyne, A.M., Palomo, J.M., Phillips-Mason, P.J., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Major, D.L., Zaremba, A., Robinson, S., Sloan, A.E., Vogelbaum, M.A., Miller, R.H., Brady-Kalnay, S.M. PTPµ suppresses glioma cell migration and dispersal. Neuro-Oncology, 2009; 11(6):767-78.*An image from this article was featured on the cover of the journal.
  15. Burden-Gulley, S.M., Ensslen, S.E. and Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Protein tyrosine phosphatase-µ differentially regulates neurite outgrowth of nasal and temporal neurons in the retina. Journal of Neuroscience, 2002; 22(9):3615–3627.
  1. Hellberg, C.B., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Pietz, G.E. and Brady-Kalnay, S.M. Expression of the receptor protein-tyrosine phosphatase, PTPµ, restores E-cadherin-dependent adhesion in human prostate carcinoma cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2002; 277(13):11165-11173.
  2. Mourton, T., Hellberg, C., Burden-Gulley, S.M., Hinman, J., Rhee, A. and Brady-Kalnay, S.M. The PTPµ protein-tyrosine phosphatase binds and recruits the scaffolding protein RACK1 to cell-cell contacts. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2001; 276(18):14896-14901.
  3. Burden-Gulley, S.M. and Brady-Kalnay, S.M. PTPµ regulates N-cadherin-dependent neurite outgrowth. Journal of Cell Biology, 1999; 144(6):1323-1336.
  4. Burden-Gulley, S.M. and Lemmon, V. L1, N-cadherin and Laminin induce distinct distribution patterns of cytoskeletal elements in growth cones. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 1996; 35:1-23.
  5. Bright, G.R., Kuo, N.T., Chow, D., Burden, S.M., Dowe, C. and Przybylski, R.J. Delivery of macromolecules into adherent cells via electroporation for use in fluorescence spectroscopic imaging and metabolic studies. Cytometry, 1996; 24:226-33.
  6. Burden-Gulley, S.M., Payne, H.R. and Lemmon, V. Growth cones are actively influenced by substrate-bound adhesion molecules. The Journal of Neuroscience, 1995; 15:4370-81.
  7. Honig, M. and Burden, S.M. Growth cones respond in diverse ways upon encountering neurites in cultures of chick dorsal root ganglia. Developmental Biology, 1993; 156:454-72.
  8. Lemmon, V., Burden, S.M., Payne, H.R., Elmslie, G.J. and Hlavin, M.L. Neurite growth on different substrates: Permissive versus instructive influences and the role of adhesive strength. The Journal of Neuroscience, 1992; 12:818-26.
  9. Payne, H.R., Burden, S.M. and Lemmon, V. Modulation of growth cone morphology by substrate-bound adhesion molecules. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 1992; 21:65-73.*An image from this article was featured on the cover of the journal.





  1. Burden-Gulley, S.M., Pendergast, M., and Lemmon, V. The role of the cell adhesion molecule L1 in axonal extension, growth cone motility and signal transduction. Cell & Tissue Research, 1997; 290:415-22.
  2. Burden-Gulley, S.M. and Lemmon, V. Ig superfamily adhesion molecules in the vertebrate nervous system: Binding partners and signal transduction during axon growth. Seminars in Developmental Biology, 1995; 6:79-87.