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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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2020.152912

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., 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

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

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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2020.152912

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

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

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

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

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