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Penelope Duerksen-Hughes, PhD
Associate Dean, Basic Sci & Translational Rsch, Associate Dean Basic Sci & Translational Rsch
School of Medicine
Chair, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Vice Chair, Basic Sciences, Biochemistry Division
School of Medicine
Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Member, Biochemistry, SM, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Research & Grantsmanship    Patents Earned
  •  Patent number 7,439,015:  Methods for Detecting DNA Viruses, issued 10/21/08 ( 7/2008 - 6/2009 )
     
  Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Inhibition of the TNF Apoptotic Pathway by HPV 16 E6 ( 9/2003 - 8/2008 )
  Funded Research Project (CI)
  • National Institutes of Health.  R43 AI082815-01A1.  "Screening Test for HPV Positive Head and Neck Cancer." 2/15/10 - 2/14/12. Consortium Director.  ( 7/2010 - 6/2012 )
     
  Grant Proposals--Funded
  •  National Institues of Health. 1R21 NS073059. "HTS Screening for Inhibitors of HPV 16 E6/Caspase 8 Binding."   9/27/10 - 8/31/11. PI. ( 7/2010 - 6/2012 )
     
  Grant Proposals--Submitted
  •  A novel therapeutic strategy for HPV-associated cancers (NIH R01) ( 7/2010 - 6/2011 )
     
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Non-Peer Reviewed
  •  2011 Tumor Virus Meeting, Trieste, Italy.  M Filippova, R. Aragon, ME Reeves, V Filippov, VM Williams, L Hong and PJ Duerksen-Hughes.  "The small splice variant of HPV16 E6, E6*, inhibits tumor formation in cervical carcinoma xenografts." ( 7/2011 - 6/2012 )
     
  •  2010 Tumor Virus Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin.  VM Williams, M Filippova K Payne and PJ Duerksen-Hughes. "HPV16 E6* mediated oxidatives tress induces DNA damage in cells." ( 7/2010 - 6/2011 )