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Health Sciences profile

Dr Christopher Hakkaart

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Pathology and Biomedical Science (Christchurch)
QualificationsBSc(Hons), PhD(Otago)
Research summaryBreast Cancer

Research

Dr Chris Hakkaart is investigating the functional impact of DNA copy number variants that modify the risk of cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

Publications

Hakkaart, C., Pearson, J. F., Marquart, L., Dennis, J., Wiggins, G. A. R., Barnes, D. R., Robinson, B. A., Mace, P. D., … Walker, L. C. (2022). Copy number variants as modifiers of breast cancer risk for BRCA1/BRCA2 pathogenic variant carriers. Communications Biology, 5, 1061. doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-03978-6

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Day, R. C., Morrin, H. R., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2020). APC mutations are not confined to hotspot regions in early-onset colorectal cancer. Cancers, 12, 3829. doi: 10.3390/cancers12123829

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Whitehead, M., Khan, S., Siddique, S., Ahmed, R., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2020). CDH1 gene mutation in early-onset, colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma. Pathology: Research & Practice, 216, 152912. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2020.152912

Walker, L. C., Lattimore, V. L., Kvist, A., Kleiblova, P., Zemankova, P., de Jong, L., Wiggins, G. A. R., Hakkaart, C., Cree, S. L., … Kennedy, M. A., … de la Hoya, M. (2019). Comprehensive assessment of BARD1 messenger ribonucleic acid splicing with implications for variant classification. Frontiers in Genetics, 10, 1139. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.01139

Norero, E., Alarcon, M. A., Hakkaart, C., de Mayo, T., Mellado, T., Garrido, M., … Guilford, P., & Corvalan, A. H. (2019). Identification of c.1531C>T pathogenic variant in the CDH1 gene as a novel germline mutation of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20, 4980. doi: 10.3390/ijms20204980

Hakkaart, C., Pearson, J. F., Marquart, L., Dennis, J., Wiggins, G. A. R., Barnes, D. R., Robinson, B. A., Mace, P. D., … Walker, L. C. (2022). Copy number variants as modifiers of breast cancer risk for BRCA1/BRCA2 pathogenic variant carriers. Communications Biology, 5, 1061. doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-03978-6

Journal - Research Article

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Day, R. C., Morrin, H. R., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2020). APC mutations are not confined to hotspot regions in early-onset colorectal cancer. Cancers, 12, 3829. doi: 10.3390/cancers12123829

Journal - Research Article

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Whitehead, M., Khan, S., Siddique, S., Ahmed, R., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2020). CDH1 gene mutation in early-onset, colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma. Pathology: Research & Practice, 216, 152912. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2020.152912

Journal - Research Article

Bougen-Zhukov, N., Nouri, Y., Godwin, T., Taylor, M., Hakkaart, C., Single, A., Brew, T., Permina, E., Chen, A., Black, M. A., & Guilford, P. (2019). Allosteric AKT inhibitors target synthetic lethal vulnerabilities in E-cadherin-deficient cells. Cancers, 11(9), 1359. doi: 10.3390/cancers11091359

Journal - Research Article

Hakkaart, C., Ellison-Loschmann, L., Day, R., Sporle, A., Koea, J., Harawira, P., … Guilford, P. (2019). Germline CDH1 mutations are a significant contributor to the high frequency of early-onset diffuse gastric cancer cases in New Zealand Māori. Familial Cancer, 18(1), 83-90. doi: 10.1007/s10689-018-0080-8

Journal - Research Article

Norero, E., Alarcon, M. A., Hakkaart, C., de Mayo, T., Mellado, T., Garrido, M., … Guilford, P., & Corvalan, A. H. (2019). Identification of c.1531C>T pathogenic variant in the CDH1 gene as a novel germline mutation of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20, 4980. doi: 10.3390/ijms20204980

Journal - Research Article

Walker, L. C., Lattimore, V. L., Kvist, A., Kleiblova, P., Zemankova, P., de Jong, L., Wiggins, G. A. R., Hakkaart, C., Cree, S. L., … Kennedy, M. A., … de la Hoya, M. (2019). Comprehensive assessment of BARD1 messenger ribonucleic acid splicing with implications for variant classification. Frontiers in Genetics, 10, 1139. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.01139

Journal - Research Article

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