Phillip Hylemon, Ph.D.
Massey Cancer Center research program membership
Cancer Cell Signaling
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine
PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1971)
Awards and honors
Adolf Windous Prize for Outstanding Bile Acid Research Publications, 1990, Falk Foundation, Germany
Virginia's Outstanding Scientist Award, 1991, Science Museum of Virginia
VCU Award of Excellence, 2005, Virginia Commonwealth University
VCU Outstanding Scholar Award, 1992, Virginia Commonwealth University
My research focuses on 1) Bile acid activating cell signaling in the liver, 2) Cholangiocarcinoma and bile acids, and 3) Secondary bile acids and colon and liver cancer.
Disease focus of research
Animal models,Bioinformatics,Cancer cell biology,Cancer risk behaviors,Cell signaling,Epigenetics,Inflammation,Lipid signaling,Metabolism,Obesity,Signal transduction
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
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