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Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and BiophysicsAssociate Professor of
Primary Office: 6-510 BSBIowa City, IA 52242
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: Departmental ProfileWeb: Henry Lab
BS, Genetics, University of GeorgiaPhD, Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Biosciences Graduate ProgramDepartment of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics PhDInterdisciplinary Graduate Program in Translational BiomedicineMedical Scientist Training Program
The long term research goals of my laboratory are to understand the molecular and cellular basis of prostate cancer progression and metastasis in order to develop new methods for the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. Current efforts are focused on the role of a cell-matrix receptor dystroglycan and epithelial-mesenchymal transition in this process. We approach this problem using both cell-based and animal models of disease progression. Emerging interests include how physiological and environmental components interact with central genetic pathways related to disease progression.
Cardiovascular Research CenterCenter for Gene Therapy of Cystic Fibrosis and other Genetic DiseasesHolden Comprehensive Cancer Center
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