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Rebecca Martin, Ph.D.

Director, Flow Cytometry Shared Resource

Research program member: Cancer Cell Signaling

Room 419
1217 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23298

808-828-9885

Email: rebecca.martin@vcuhealth.org

Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine

Education

PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University (2014)

Research description

My current cancer research focus is in collaboration with Dr. Harry Bear. Our project includes the use of a DNAmethyltransferase inhibitor in combination with an intratumorally injected TLR9 agonist in murine models of breast cancer. The goal is to invigorate the immune response against the tumor through the expression of de novo antigens, as well as to study the other various immune effects.

Research keywords

Animal models,Immunotherapy,Metastasis,Tumor microenvironment

Published research

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