CAMM students

Clinical and Translational Sciences
Cancer and Molecular Medicine Student Projects
*Indicates student in MD-PhD program

Student name Research advisor Current research project
Alexander Azzo*, 2015 Gordon Ginder
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=290
Cancer biology
Marc Cantwell*, 2013 Andrew Larner
http://www.biochemistry.vcu.edu/Faculty/Larner.html
STAT3 in the physiology of brown fat tissue
Ayesha Chawla, 2013 Steven Grossman
http://www.intmed.vcu.edu/divisions/cancer/chair.html
Combination of Gemcitabine and MTOB potentially inhibits self-renewal in pancreatic cancer
Kranthi Chougoni, 2015 Joyce Lloyd
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=487
and Devanand Sarkar
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=1284
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Kranthi Kumar Chougoni, 2015 Steven Grossman
http://www.intmed.vcu.edu/divisions/cancer/chair.html
Cancer biology
Justin Craig*, 2014 Charles Clevenger
http://www.pathology.vcu.edu/research/clevenger/
The Mechanistic Role of the Histone Deacetylase HDAC6 in Prolactin Signaling and the Therapeutic Implications of HDAC Inhibitors in Breast Cancer
Michael R Evans*, 2015 Iain Morgan
https://www.massey.vcu.edu/research/members/directory/index.aspx?id=2710
HPV16 reprogramming of host genome regulation and cell signaling in oral keratinocytes
Jared Farrar*, 2015 Francesco Celi
http://www.intmed.vcu.edu/divisions/endocrinology/chair.html
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Lauren Folgosa*, 2012, graduated Spring 2015 Daniel Conrad
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=174
The role of B cell ADAM10, ADAM17 and TNF in diagnosing and treating allergic rhinitis and maintaining secondary lymphoid tissue architecture, B cell humoral responses, and regulatory T cell induction.
Shawn Hakim, 2013 Charles Clevenger
http://www.pathology.vcu.edu/research/clevenger/
Characterization of the Prolactin Receptor (PRLr) structure/functions and signal transduction in breast cancer
Audra Iness*, 2015 Larisa Litovchick
http://vimm.vcu.edu/laboratory-groups/larisa-litovchick-md-phd/
LIN52 as a key component of cell cycle regulation by the DREAM and MMB complexes in cancer
Sophia Karandashova*, 2014 Judith Voynow
https://pediatrics.vcu.edu/research/basic.html
Neutrophil Elastase Activates Notch Signaling, Inducing Basal Cell Differentiation Towards Mucous Cell Metaplasia
Joseph Lownik*, 2015 Daniel Conrad
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=174
The Importance of ADAM-10 in B-regulatory Cell Function
Philip R. McDonagh*, 2012 Jamal Zweit
http://www.radiology.vcu.edu/facstaff/bio/zweit.html
Investigating the mechanisms of cerium oxide nanoparticles as a radio-protective drug using multi-modality molecular imaging.
Jeremy Meier*, 2012 Andrew Larner
http://www.biochemistry.vcu.edu/Faculty/Larner.html
Regulation of Mitochondrial STAT3 and Implications in Cancer
Patrick Paez, 2016 Joyce Lloyd
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=487
Devanand Sarkar
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=1284
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Fatmata Sesay, 2015 Larisa Litovchick
http://vimm.vcu.edu/laboratory-groups/larisa-litovchick-md-phd/
Cell proliferation
Justin Sperlazza*, 2012 Gordon Ginder
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=290
Depletion of the Chromatin Remodeler CHD4 Sensitizes AML Blasts to Genotoxic Agents and Reduces Tumor Initiation
Janina Vaitkus*, 2015 Francesco Celi
http://www.intmed.vcu.edu/divisions/endocrinology/chair.html
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Urszula Warncke, 2015 Dayanjan Wijesinghe
http://www.surgery.vcu.edu/research/wijesinghe_labs/index.html
Lipidomics
Borwyn Ann Wang, 2016 Joyce Lloyd
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=487
Devanand Sarkar
http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=1284
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