Arthur Polans


Dr. Polans is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Associate Professor of Biomolecular Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an expert in the biochemistry and molecular biology of the eye. His research program encompasses diverse fields of investigation including ocular tumors (especially melanoma), the remote effects of cancer in the eye as well as fundamental issues related to phototransduction.

Recent Publications


Resveratrol targeting of AKT and p53 in glioblastoma and glioblastoma stem-like cells to suppress growth and infiltration
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Natural products induce a G protein-mediated calcium pathway activating p53 in cancer cells
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Introducing Krzysztof Palczewski, the 2014 recipient of the Friedenwald award
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A synergetic screening approach with companion effector for combination therapy: application to retinoblastoma
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Anti-tumor and immunomodulatory activity of resveratrol in vitro and its potential for combining with cancer immunotherapy
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Resveratrol modulates the malignant properties of cutaneous melanoma through changes in the activation and attenuation of the antiapoptotic protooncogenic protein Akt/PKB
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The anti-tumor effect of resveratrol alone or in combination with immunotherapy in a neuroblastoma model
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Resveratrol: challenges in translation to the clinic--a critical discussion
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