null Lorenzo Ferri, MD, PhD

Senior Scientist, RI-MUHC , Montreal General Hospital

Cancer Research Program

Centre for Translational Biology

Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Surgery, Division of Adult Thoracic Surgery, MUHC



Esophagus cancer • lung cancer • stomach cancer • metastasis • migration • intravital microscopy • toll like receptors • neutrophils

Selected Publications

  • Cools-Lartigue J, Spicer J, McDonald B, Gowing S, Chow S, Giannias B, Bourdeau F, Kubes P, and Ferri L. Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) Sequester Circulating Tumor Cells and Promote the Development of Metastasis. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2013 August; 123(8); 3446-3458

  • Lee L, Ronellenfitsch U, Hofstetter W, Darling G, Gaiser T, Lippert C, Gilbert S, Seely A, Mulder D, and Ferri LE. Lymph Node Metastasis in Early Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Using a Simple Scoring System. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 2013 Aug;217(2):191-9

  • Spicer J, McDonald B, Giannias B, Kubes P, Ferri L. Neutrophils promote liver metastasis via Mac-1 mediated interactions with circulating tumor cells. Cancer Research, 2012 Aug. 15; 72(16):3919-3927

  • Ferri L, Ades S, Alcindor T, Chasen M, Marcus V, Hickeson M, Artho G, Thirlwell M. Peri-operative docetaxel, cisplatin, and 5-flourouracil (DCF) for locally advanced esophageal and gastric adenocarcinoma: A multicenter phase II trial. Annals of Oncology, 2012 Jun; 23(6):1512-1517

  • Hsu R, Chan C, Spicer J, Rousseau M, Giannias B, Rousseau S, Ferri L. LPS-induced TLR4 signaling in human colorectal cancer cells increases β1 integrin-mediated cell adhesion and liver metastasis. Cancer Research, 2011 Mar 1; 71(5).