Themes / Cancer Biology

Cancer Biology

Human biology deviating into uncontrolled cellular growth.

Cancer Biology Researchers

Amosy M'Koma, MD, MS, PhD

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6796
amkoma@mmc.edu

Amos Sakwe, PhD, MSCI

Associate Professor
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Center for Women's Health Research

(615) 327-6064
asakwe@mmc.edu

Clivel Charlton, PhD

Director, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience & Professor
School of Medicine
Center for Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience

(615) 327-6971
ccharlton@mmc.edu

Carlos Virgous, MLAS, DVM

Assistant Professor
School of Graduate Studies and Research

(615) 327-6070
cvirgous@mmc.edu

Dana Marshall, MS, PhD, FSSCI

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6549
dmarshall@mmc.edu

James Cade, DDS, FACD, DABOM, FAAOMP

Associate Professor
School of Dentistry

(615) 327-6360
jcade@mmc.edu

LaMonica Stewart, PhD

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6749
lstewart@mmc.edu

Richard L. Martin, III, MD, MPH

Co-Director/Medical Director, Sickle Cell Center & Assistant Professor
School of Medicine
Sickle Cell Center

(615) 327-5894
rlmartin@mmc.edu

Samuel Evans Adunyah, PhD

Chair, Dept. of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology & Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6446
sadunyah@mmc.edu

Subodh Nag, PhD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6926
snag@mmc.edu

Cancer Biology Team Publications

Small-Molecule Natural Product Physachenolide C Potentiates Immunotherapy Efficacy by Targeting BET Proteins.
Tewary P, Brooks AD, Xu YM, Wijeratne EMK, Babyak AL, Back TC, Chari R, Evans CN, Henrich CJ, Meyer TJ, Edmondson EF, Prudente de Aquino MT, Kanagasabai T, Shanker A, Gunatilaka AAL, Sayers TJ

An introduction to new robust linear and monotonic correlation coefficients.
Tabatabai M, Bailey S, Bursac Z, Tabatabai H, Wilus D, Singh KP

Discovery and fine-mapping of height loci via high-density imputation of GWASs in individuals of African ancestry.
Graff M, Justice AE, Young KL, Marouli E, Zhang X, Fine RS, Lim E, Buchanan V, Rand K, Feitosa MF, Wojczynski MK, Yanek LR, Shao Y, Rohde R, Adeyemo AA, Aldrich MC, Allison MA, Ambrosone CB, Ambs S, Amos C, Arnett DK, Atwood L, Bandera EV, Bartz T, Becker DM, Berndt SI, Bernstein L, Bielak LF, Blot WJ, Bottinger EP, Bowden DW, Bradfield JP, Brody JA, Broeckel U, Burke G, Cade BE, Cai Q, Caporaso N, Carlson C, Carpten J, Casey G, Chanock SJ, Chen G, Chen M, Chen YI, Chen WM, Chesi A, Chiang CWK, Chu L, Coetzee GA, Conti DV, Cooper RS, Cushman M, Demerath E, Deming SL, Dimitrov L, Ding J, Diver WR, Duan Q, Evans MK, Falusi AG, Faul JD, Fornage M, Fox C, Freedman BI, Garcia M, Gillanders EM, Goodman P, Gottesman O, Grant SFA, Guo X, Hakonarson H, Haritunians T, Harris TB, Harris CC, Henderson BE, Hennis A, Hernandez DG, Hirschhorn JN, McNeill LH, Howard TD, Howard B, Hsing AW, Hsu YH, Hu JJ, Huff CD, Huo D, Ingles SA, Irvin MR, John EM, Johnson KC, Jordan JM, Kabagambe EK, Kang SJ, Kardia SL, Keating BJ, Kittles RA, Klein EA, Kolb S, Kolonel LN, Kooperberg C, Kuller L, Kutlar A, Lange L, Langefeld CD, Le Marchand L, Leonard H, Lettre G, Levin AM, Li Y, Li J, Liu Y, Liu Y, Liu S, Lohman K, Lotay V, Lu Y, Maixner W, Manson JE, McKnight B, Meng Y, Monda KL, Monroe K, Moore JH, Mosley TH, Mudgal P, Murphy AB, Nadukuru R, Nalls MA, Nathanson KL, Nayak U, N'Diaye A, Nemesure B, Neslund-Dudas C, Neuhouser ML, Nyante S, Ochs-Balcom H, Ogundiran TO, Ogunniyi A, Ojengbede O, Okut H, Olopade OI, Olshan A, Padhukasahasram B, Palmer J, Palmer CD, Palmer ND, Papanicolaou G, Patel SR, Pettaway CA, Peyser PA, Press MF, Rao DC, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Redline S, Reiner AP, Rhie SK, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Rotimi CN, Rotter JI, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Rybicki BA, Salako B, Sale MM, Sanderson M, Schadt E, Schreiner PJ, Schurmann C, Schwartz AG, Shriner DA, Signorello LB, Singleton AB, Siscovick DS, Smith JA, Smith S, Speliotes E, Spitz M, Stanford JL, Stevens VL, Stram A, Strom SS, Sucheston L, Sun YV, Tajuddin SM, Taylor H, Taylor K, Tayo BO, Thun MJ, Tucker MA, Vaidya D, Van Den Berg DJ, Vedantam S, Vitolins M, Wang Z, Ware EB, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Weir DR, Wiencke JK, Williams SM, Williams LK, Wilson JG, Witte JS, Wrensch M, Wu X, Yao J, Zakai N, Zanetti K, Zemel BS, Zhao W, Zhao JH, Zheng W, Zhi D, Zhou J, Zhu X, Ziegler RG, Zmuda J, Zonderman AB, Psaty BM, Borecki IB, Cupples LA, Liu CT, Haiman CA, Loos R, Ng MCY, North KE

Bortezomib Sustains T Cell Function by Inducing miR-155-Mediated Downregulation of SOCS1 and SHIP1.
Renrick AN, Thounaojam MC, de Aquino MTP, Chaudhuri E, Pandhare J, Dash C, Shanker A

Polygenic hazard score is associated with prostate cancer in multi-ethnic populations.
Huynh-Le MP, Fan CC, Karunamuni R, Thompson WK, Martinez ME, Eeles RA, Kote-Jarai Z, Muir K, Schleutker J, Pashayan N, Batra J, Grönberg H, Neal DE, Donovan JL, Hamdy FC, Martin RM, Nielsen SF, Nordestgaard BG, Wiklund F, Tangen CM, Giles GG, Wolk A, Albanes D, Travis RC, Blot WJ, Zheng W, Sanderson M, Stanford JL, Mucci LA, West CML, Kibel AS, Cussenot O, Berndt SI, Koutros S, Sørensen KD, Cybulski C, Grindedal EM, Menegaux F, Khaw KT, Park JY, Ingles SA, Maier C, Hamilton RJ, Thibodeau SN, Rosenstein BS, Lu YJ, Watya S, Vega A, Kogevinas M, Penney KL, Huff C, Teixeira MR, Multigner L, Leach RJ, Cannon-Albright L, Brenner H, John EM, Kaneva R, Logothetis CJ, Neuhausen SL, De Ruyck K, Pandha H, Razack A, Newcomb LF, Fowke JH, Gamulin M, Usmani N, Claessens F, Gago-Dominguez M, Townsend PA, Bush WS, Roobol MJ, Parent MÉ, Hu JJ, Mills IG, Andreassen OA, Dale AM, Seibert TM