Examining the role of key developmental genes and regulators of pluripotency in lung tumor development.
Advisor: Ming You, MD, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
BS, 2010, Marquette University
Majors: Biomedical Science, Political Science
University of Wisconsin Hospital- Brain Tumor Research Lab, 2007-2009
Advisor: John S. Kuo, MD, PhD
Project: Characterization of CD133+ Glioblastoma multiforme cancer stem-like cells in brain tissue sections; Genetic and Developmental characterization of CD133+ GBM CSCs; Analysis of GBM CSC microRNA expression
Ebben JD, Treisman DM, Zorniak M, Kutty RG, Clark PA, Kuo JS. The Cancer Stem Cell Paradigm: A New Understanding of Tumor Development and Treatment. Expert Opin Biol Ther 14(6): 621-632 (2010).
Ebben JD, Rocque BG, Kuo JS. Tumour vaccine approaches for CNS malignancies: progress to date. Drugs 69 (3):241-9 (2009).
Clark PA, Treisman DM, Ebben, JD, Kuo JS. Developmental Signaling pathways in brain tumor-derived stem-like cells. Developmental Dynamics 236 (12): 3297-308 (2007).
Politics, science, family, reading a good book, enjoying the outdoors