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Faculty

Joseph Alcorn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Hormonal regulation of fetal lung development and pulmonary surfactant synthesis

Michael E. Fant, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Placental growth and function, fetal growth regulation, peptide growth factors, neonatal-perinatal medicine

Ralph Freedman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor Gynecologic Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Tumor vaccines, ovarian cancer, cytokines, adoptive cellular therapy, human monoclonal antibodies, cervical cancer

Robin Fuchs-Young, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Carcinogenesis, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Science Park, Research Division
Mammary development and tumorigenesis, growth factors and breast cancer, uterine tumors, steroid hormone regulation, environmental estrogens

Lovell Jones, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Disparties Research and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Hormonal carcinogenesis; reproductive toxicology; nutrition and cancer; endocrine disrupters; ethnic populations and breast cancer risk

Rodney Kellems, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman Department of Biochemistry and Molecular, University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Role of purine metabolism in maternal/fetal interactions and placental development

Yahuan Lou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Basic Sciences, UT-Houston Dental Branch
Autoimmunity and immunocontraception; animal models for autoimmune disease

William Mattox, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Regulation of sex determination spermatogenesis

Wallace McKeehan, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A & M Institute of Bioscience and Technology
Director, Center for Cancer Biology and Nutrition
Molecular and cell biology of signal transduction and cancer

Marvin Meistrich, Ph.D.
Professor of Experimental Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Male reproductive toxicology; molecular events in sperm development

Nora Navone, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Genitourinary Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Hormonal regulation of prostate cancer cells; osteoblast-prostate cancer cell interaction

Leslie R. Schover, Ph.D.
Professor of Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Clinical psychology, psycho-oncology, reproductive health after cancer

Jill Schumacher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Microtubules, chromosomes, cytokinesis, cell cycle, meiosis, C. elegans

George Stancel, Ph.D.
Professor of Integrative Biology , Pharmacology, and Physiology, University of Texas-Houston Medical School and Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Estrogen control of uterine growth and function; endocrine disrupters; estrogen control of gene expression

Miles Wilkinson, Ph.D.
Professor of Immunology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Role of homeodomain proteins and other transcription factors in reproductive development; posttranscriptional regulation of T-cell-receptors mRNA expression

Wei Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Cancer genomics, molecular biology, signal transduction, tumor suppressor

Supporting Faculty

Olga U. Bolden-Tiller, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Experimental Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jubilee Brown, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Pauline Cisneros, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine

Patrick M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Symptom Research CAO, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Richard Hajek, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Denae King, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Akio Kobayashi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Genetics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

James A. MacLean, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Immunology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Ian E. McCutcheon, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurosurgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Primary and metastatic brain and spine tumors, surgical treatment of pituitary tumors, tumors of the spinal cord, gene therapy for brain tumors

Andrea Milbourne, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Karen L. Porter, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Experimental Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Manjeet Rao, Ph.D.
Instructor, Immunology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


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