Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Jessica M. Silva-Fisher

Jessica M. Silva-Fisher, PhD


Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Stem Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Long non-coding RNAs
  • Metastatic cancer
  • Solid tumor biology
  • Genomics


  • 314-273-4216 (office)
  • 314-362-1953 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8007
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Room 9940A, Wohl Clinic Building
    4950 Children’s Place, St. Louis, MO (office)
  • Room 9940, Wohl Clinic Building
    4950 Children’s Place, St. Louis, MO (lab)

Original Articles

  • Voices on Diversity: Overcoming Barriers to Pursuing a Career in Science
    McGill L, Manning Nervo L, Guerrier S, Guerra A, Joseph J, Silva-Fisher J, Addo T, Walker M, Odinammadu K
    Mol Cell 2020 Dec 17;80(6):929-932
  • Long Non-Coding RNA RAMS11 Promotes Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Progression
    Silva-Fisher JM, Dang HX, White NM, Strand MS, Krasnick BA, Rozycki EB, Jeffers GGL, Grossman JG, Highkin MK, Tang C, Cabanski CR, Eteleeb A, Mudd J, Goedegebuure SP, Luo J, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Ley TJ, Lockhart AC, Fields RC, Maher CA
    Nat Commun 2020 May 1;11(1):2156
  • Pan-Cancer Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Long Noncoding RNAs With Conserved Function
    Cabanski CR, White NM, Dang HX, Silva-Fisher JM, Rauck CE, Cicka D, Maher CA
    RNA Biol 2015;12(6):628-42
  • Transcriptome Sequencing Reveals Altered Long Intergenic Non-Coding RNAs in Lung Cancer
    White NM, Cabanski CR, Silva-Fisher JM, Dang HX, Govindan R, Maher CA
    Genome Biol 2014 Aug 13;15(8):429
  • LSINCT5 Is Over Expressed in Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Affects Cellular Proliferation
    Silva JM, Boczek NJ, Berres MW, Ma X, Smith DI
    RNA Biol 2011 May-Jun;8(3):496-505
  • Long non-coding RNAs and Cancer
    Silva JM, Smith D
    In: Kevin V. Morris (Ed), Long Non-coding RNAs: Regulation of Gene Expression and Drivers of Natural Selection, (Chapter 9), The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, Caister Academic Press, 2011
  • Identification of Long Stress-Induced Non-Coding Transcripts That Have Altered Expression in Cancer
    Silva JM, Perez DS, Pritchett JR, Halling ML, Tang H, Smith DI
    Genomics 2010 Jun;95(6):355-62
  • Akt-Induced Tamoxifen Resistance Is Associated With Altered FKHR Regulation
    Silva J, Cavazos DA, Donzis E, Friedrichs WE, Marciniak R, deGraffenried LA
    Cancer Invest 2007;25(7):569-73
  • Inhibition of mTOR Activity Restores Tamoxifen Response in Breast Cancer Cells With Aberrant Akt Activity
    deGraffenried LA, Friedrichs WE, Russell DH, Donzis EJ, Middleton AK, Silva JM, Roth RA, Hidalgo M
    Clin Cancer Res 2004 Dec 1;10(23):8059-67
  • NF-Kappa B Inhibition Markedly Enhances Sensitivity of Resistant Breast Cancer Tumor Cells to Tamoxifen
    deGraffenried LA, Chandrasekar B, Friedrichs WE, Donzis E, Silva J, Hidalgo M, Freeman JW, Weiss GR
    Ann Oncol 2004 Jun;15(6):885-90
  • Eicosapentaenoic Acid Restores Tamoxifen Sensitivity in Breast Cancer Cells With High Akt Activity
    deGraffenried LA, Friedrichs WE, Fulcher L, Fernandes G, Silva JM, Peralba JM, Hidalgo M
    Ann Oncol 2003 Jul;14(7):1051-6