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Rebecca Martin, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Non-aligned member

Massey Cancer Center leadership roles

Director, Flow Cytometry Shared Resource

Department affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of 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.

Disease focus of research

Breast

Research keywords

Animal models,Immunotherapy,Metastasis,Tumor microenvironment

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

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Contact information

Email: rebecca.martin@vcuhealth.org

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