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Babette Fuss, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Molecular Genetics

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Education

PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland (1992)

Research description

Autotaxin has been well characterized as a factor promoting tumorigenesis, including tumors of the CNS. At the same time, autotaxin has been found critical for the development and maintenance of the CNS. Research in my laboratory focuses on dissecting these diverse roles of autotaxin and on characterizing the molecular mechanisms autotaxin is involved in.

Disease focus of research

Brain & nervous system

Research keywords

Cancer cell biology,Cell signaling,Epigenetics,Lipid signaling,Signal transduction

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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Contact information

Email: babette.fuss@vcuhealth.org