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Principal InvestigatorAssistant Professor of SurgeryPhone: (319) 356-1727Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgAcademic Profile | Clinical Profile | Publications via PubMed
Research SpecialistPhone: (319) 335-8987Email: email@example.com
Brianne O'Leary earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Tampa and her PhD in biochemistry from the University of South Florida. She started in the Mezhir lab as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and has continued in the lab as a Research Specialist. Brianne's research currently focuses on the role EcSOD in pancreatic cancer and liver metastasis.
Assistant Research ScientistPhone: (319) 335-8025Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Melissa Fath earned her Bachelor of Science degree and her PhD in medicinal and natural products chemistry from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Melissa has served as a Howard Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow in pediatric genetics where she researched the genetic basis for human diseases including hypertension, obesity, diabetes and retinitis pigmentosa. She has also previously served as a postdoctoral fellow in the UI Department of Radiation Oncology where she conducted research on chemotherapeutics and radiation to enhance cancer cell killing via a mechanism that disrupts the reactive oxygen species balance.
Surgical ResidentEmail: email@example.com
Jennifer Hrabe is a general surgery resident at the university with an interest in colorectal surgery. Her research emphasis has been on colorectal cancer, and she has also been involved in studying factors influencing pancreatic cancer metastases with Dr. Mezhir. Her work in Dr. Mezhir's lab has included characterizing novel cell lines and helping create a murine model of inducing hepatic metastases.
Program CoordinatorEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carmen graduated from the University of Iowa in 2005 and has been working full time for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics since that time. She is currently the Tumor Board Coordinator where she gather the information for tumor boards and documents plans and staging for the medical record.