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A. Scott Pearson, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology

Contact Information:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
597 PRB, 2220 Pierce Ave
Nashville, TN 37232-6860
Fax: 615-343-7622

  • Poteet S, Tarpley M, Tarpley JL, Pearson AS. Veterans Affairs general surgery service: the last bastion of integrated specialty care. Am. J. Surg [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov; 202(5): 507-10. PMID: 21944290, PII: S0002-9610(11)00411-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2011.06.015, ISSN: 1879-1883.
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  • Stoops SL, Pearson AS, Weaver C, Waterson AG, Days E, Farmer C, Brady S, Weaver CD, Beauchamp RD, Lindsley CW. Identification and optimization of small molecules that restore E-cadherin expression and reduce invasion in colorectal carcinoma cells. ACS Chem. Biol [print-electronic]. 2011 May 5/20/2011; 6(5): 452-65. PMID: 21241068, PMCID: PMC3401128, DOI: 10.1021/cb100305h, ISSN: 1554-8937.
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  • Pearson AS, McTigue MP, Tarpley JL. Narrative medicine in surgical education. J Surg Educ. 2008 Mar; 65(2): 99-100. PMID: 18439528, PII: S1931-7204(07)00261-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2007.11.008, ISSN: 1931-7204.
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  • Hatmaker AR, Donahue RM, Tarpley JL, Pearson AS. Cost-effective use of breast biopsy techniques in a Veterans health care system. Am. J. Surg. 2006 Nov; 192(5): e37-41. PMID: 17071179, PII: S0002-9610(06)00560-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2006.08.028, ISSN: 1879-1883.
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  • Schrager JJ, Tarpley JL, Smalley WE, Austin MT, Pearson AS. Endoscopic ultrasound: impact on survival in patients with esophageal cancer. Am. J. Surg. 2005 Nov; 190(5): 682-6. PMID: 16226939, PII: S0002-9610(05)00629-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2005.07.002, ISSN: 0002-9610.
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  • Schmidt CR, Gi YJ, Coffey RJ, Beauchamp RD, Pearson AS. Oncogenic Ras dominates overexpression of E-cadherin in malignant transformation of intestinal epithelial cells. Surgery. 2004 Aug; 136(2): 303-9. PMID: 15300195, PII: S0039606004002442, DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2004.05.004, ISSN: 0039-6060.
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  • Schmidt CR, Washington MK, Gi YJ, Coffey RJ, Beauchamp RD, Pearson AS. Dysregulation of E-cadherin by oncogenic Ras in intestinal epithelial cells is blocked by inhibiting MAP kinase. Am. J. Surg. 2003 Nov; 186(5): 426-30. PMID: 14599601, PII: S0002961003003271, ISSN: 0002-9610.
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