Skip to main content

Susan Kay Murphy, PhD

Property title
Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Campus Mail: 119 B Wing LSRC, 308 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 681-3423
Email: susan.murphy@duke.edu

Ovarian and cervical cancer epigenetics, imprinted genes in ovarian and cervical cancers, identification of methylation biomarkers of disease, ovarian cancer stem cells, chemotherapeutic response in ovarian cancer, tumor dormancy, the influence of the in utero environment on DNA methylation and risk of disease.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Wake Forest University, 1998
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1992

Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

Xue, Hong, Rachel L. Maguire, Jin Liu, Scott H. Kollins, Susan K. Murphy, Cathrine Hoyo, and Bernard F. Fuemmeler. “Snacking frequency and dietary intake in toddlers and preschool children..” Appetite 142 (July 11, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2019.104369.

Full Text

Hansen, Landon J., Ran Sun, Rui Yang, Simranjit X. Singh, Lee H. Chen, Christopher J. Pirozzi, Casey J. Moure, et al. “MTAP Loss Promotes Stemness in Glioblastoma and Confers Unique Susceptibility to Purine Starvation..” Cancer Res 79, no. 13 (July 1, 2019): 3383–94. https://doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-18-1010.

Full Text

Hawkey, Andrew B., Hannah White, Erica Pippen, Eva Greengrove, Amir H. Rezvani, Susan K. Murphy, and Edward D. Levin. “Paternal nicotine exposure in rats produces long-lasting neurobehavioral effects in the offspring..” Neurotoxicol Teratol 74 (July 2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ntt.2019.05.001.

Full Text

Levin, Edward D., Andrew B. Hawkey, Brandon J. Hall, Marty Cauley, Susan Slade, Elisa Yazdani, Bruny Kenou, et al. “Paternal THC exposure in rats causes long-lasting neurobehavioral effects in the offspring..” Neurotoxicol Teratol 74 (July 2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ntt.2019.04.003.

Full Text

Reese, Sarah E., Cheng-Jian Xu, Herman T. den Dekker, Mi Kyeong Lee, Sinjini Sikdar, Carlos Ruiz-Arenas, Simon K. Merid, et al. “Epigenome-wide meta-analysis of DNA methylation and childhood asthma..” J Allergy Clin Immunol 143, no. 6 (June 2019): 2062–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2018.11.043.

Full Text

Meekins, A Rebecca, Susan K. Murphy, Carole Grenier, Zhiqing Huang, Megan S. Bradley, Cindy L. Amundsen, Jennifer Wu, and Nazema Y. Siddiqui. “Role of β-3 adrenergic receptor polymorphism in overactive bladder..” Neurourol Urodyn 38, no. 5 (June 2019): 1261–65. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.24006.

Full Text

Moylan, Cynthia A., Carole Grenier, Jeongeun Hyun, Kuo Du, Ricardo Henao, Manal F. Abdelmalek, Susan K. Murphy, and Anna Mae Diehl. “DYSREGULATED DNA METHYLATION OF FGFR2, CASP1, AND BCAT1 ASSOCIATES WITH NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE SEVERITY AND CAN BE IDENTIFIED IN PERIPHERAL BLOOD.” In Gastroenterology, 156:S1360–61. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Chawla, Devika, Bernard Fuemmeler, Sara E. Benjamin-Neelon, Cathrine Hoyo, Susan Murphy, and Julie L. Daniels. “Early prenatal vitamin D concentrations and social-emotional development in infants..” J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 32, no. 9 (May 2019): 1441–48. https://doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2017.1408065.

Full Text

Küpers, Leanne K., Claire Monnereau, Gemma C. Sharp, Paul Yousefi, Lucas A. Salas, Akram Ghantous, Christian M. Page, et al. “Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies in neonates reveals widespread differential DNA methylation associated with birthweight..” Nat Commun 10, no. 1 (April 23, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09671-3.

Full Text

Martin, Chantel L., Dereje Jima, Gemma C. Sharp, Lauren E. McCullough, Sarah S. Park, Kymberly M. Gowdy, David Skaar, et al. “Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity, offspring cord blood DNA methylation, and offspring cardiometabolic health in early childhood: an epigenome-wide association study..” Epigenetics 14, no. 4 (April 2019): 325–40. https://doi.org/10.1080/15592294.2019.1581594.

Full Text

Pages