Babette Fuss, Ph.D.
Massey Cancer Center research program membership
Cancer Molecular Genetics
Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, School of Medicine
PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland (1992)
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
Cancer cell biology,Cell signaling,Epigenetics,Lipid signaling,Signal transduction
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
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