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Jaime Fornetti

Jaime Fornetti, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Oncological Sciences

Academic Office Information

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship Huntsman Cancer Institute
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Undergraduate Albion College

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Kessler JL, Li Y, Fornetti J, Welm AL, Yu SM (2020). Enrichment of Collagen Fragments Using Dimeric Collagen Hybridizing Peptide for Urinary Collagenomics. J Proteome Res, 19(8), 2926-2932.
  2. Andrade K, Fornetti J, Zhao L, Miller SC, Randall RL, Anderson N, Waltz SE, McHale M, Welm AL (2015). RON kinase: A target for treatment of cancer-induced bone destruction and osteoporosis. Sci Transl Med, 9(374).
  3. Fornetti J, Flanders KC, Henson PM, Tan AC, Borges VF, Schedin P (2015). Mammary epithelial cell phagocytosis downstream of TGF-β3 is characterized by adherens junction reorganization. Cell Death Differ, 23(2), 185-96.
  4. Fornetti J, Jindal S, Middleton KA, Borges VF, Schedin P (2014). Physiological COX-2 expression in breast epithelium associates with COX-2 levels in ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive breast cancer in young women. Am J Pathol, 184(4), 1219-1229.
  5. OBrien J, Fornetti J, Schedin P (2010). Isolation of mammary-specific extracellular matrix to assess acute cell-ECM interactions in 3D culture. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia, 15(3), 353-64.
  6. Hansen KC, Kiemele L, Maller O, OBrien J, Shankar A, Fornetti J, Schedin P (2009). An in-solution ultrasonication-assisted digestion method for improved extracellular matrix proteome coverage. Mol Cell Proteomics, 8(7), 1648-57.


  1. Fornetti J, Welm AL, Stewart SA (2018). Understanding the Bone in Cancer Metastasis. [Review]. J Bone Miner Res, 33(12), 2099-2113.
  2. Fornetti J, Martinson HA, Betts CB, Lyons TR, Jindal S, Guo Q, Coussens LM, Borges VF, Schedin P (2014). Mammary gland involution as an immunotherapeutic target for postpartum breast cancer. [Review]. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia, 19(2), 213-28.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Beadnell T, Borriello L, Christenson J, Fornetti J, Guldner I, Hanna A, Kyjacova L, Marinak-Whately K, de Melo Martins PC, Rotinen M, Te Boekhorst V, Cox TR (2019). Meeting report: Metastasis Research Society (MRS) 17th Biennial conference and associated Young Investigator Satellite Meeting (YISM) on cancer metastasis. Clin Exp Metastasis, 36(2), 119-137.


  1. Fornetti J, Martinson H, Borges V, Schedin P (2012). Emerging targets for the prevention of pregnancy-associated breast cancer. Cell Cycle, 11(4), 639-40.