Murphy, Susan K., Alison H. Gusberg, Zhiqing Huang, Lauren R. Simel, Regina S. Whitaker, and Andrew Berchuck. “Overexpression of imprinted DLK1 in epithelial ovarian cancer.” In Cancer Research, Vol. 66. AMER ASSOC CANCER RESEARCH, 2006.
Susan Kay Murphy, PhD
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
- Population Health Research Support IDIQ Base
- Duke University Program in Environmental Health
- Duke KURe Program
- Follow-up and Maintenance of the Newborn Epigenetics STudy (NEST) Cohort
- Does exposure to mitochondrial toxicants during germ cell development result in lifelong alterations in mitochondrial function mediated by epigenetic changes?
- Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health
- Potential pathophysiologic mechanisms linking air pollution exposure in pregnant women to reduced birth weight
- Translational Research in Surgical Oncology
- Population Health Research Support - Study of Pregnancy and Neonatal Health (SPAN) Task A
- Validation and interrogation of differentially expressed and alternatively spliced genes in African American prostate ca
- Children Exposure to SVOC Mixtures Indoors and Associations with Obesity
- Paternal Transgenerational Epigenetic Legacy from Use of Cannabis
- Organization and Function of Cellular Structure
- Pharmacological Sciences Training Program
- Epigenomics in insulin resistance associated overactive bladder
- Clarifying the role of tobacco retail outlets on maternal smoking during pregnancy and child secondhand smoke exposure
- Genetic and Epigenetic Markers of Progressive Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
- Epigenetics and the Development of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
- Duke University Program in Environmental Health
- Social adversities, epigenetics, and the obesity epidemic
- Neurodevelopment and Improving Children's Health Following EtS Exposure (NICHES)
- Neurodevelopment and Improving Children's Health following EtS exposure (NICHES)
- Triggering human anti-tumor stringent response to target recurrent ovarian cancer
- Immune regulated amino acid pathways in Alzheimer's Disease
- Pilot Project: Effects of Cannabis on the Epigenome of Humans and Rats
- Joint Environmental, Genetic and Epigenetic Regulation of Tyrosine Receptor Kinases and Childhood Respiratory Disease
- Functional Genomic Screens of Tumor Recurrence in Ovarian Cancer
- Cancer Biology Training Grant
- Obesity and deregulation of imprinted genes in early life
- Epigenetic influence on early childhood self-regulation capacities and obesity
- Ovarian Cancer Initiating Cells: Metabolic Characterization
- Gene Regulation in Recurrent Ovarian Cancers
- Disparities in cervical cancer precursors and deregulation of imprinted genes
- Nutrition, Deregulation of Imprinted Genes
- Characterizing Alcohol's Effects on Repair of Liver Injury
- Identification and Characterization of Epigenetically Labile Genes
- In-utero Exposure and Infant Loss of IGF2 Imprinting
- Imprinted PEG3 Domain at 19q13.4 and carcinogenesis
Huang, Zhiqing, Alison H. Gusberg, Regina S. Whitaker, Andrew Berchuck, and Susan K. Murphy. “YY1 imprint status and role in ovarian carcinogenesis.” In Cancer Research, Vol. 66. AMER ASSOC CANCER RESEARCH, 2006.
Murphy, Susan K., Catherine M. Nolan, Zhiqing Huang, Katerina S. Kucera, Brad A. Freking, Timothy P. L. Smith, Kreg A. Leymaster, Jennifer R. Weidman, and Randy L. Jirtle. “Callipyge mutation affects gene expression in cis: a potential role for chromatin structure..” Genome Research 16, no. 3 (March 2006): 340–46. https://doi.org/10.1101/gr.4389306.
Berchuck, Andrew, Edwin S. Iversen, Johnathan M. Lancaster, Jennifer Pittman, Jingqin Luo, Paula Lee, Susan Murphy, et al. “Patterns of gene expression that characterize long-term survival in advanced stage serous ovarian cancers..” Clin Cancer Res 11, no. 10 (May 15, 2005): 3686–96. https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-04-2398.
Spillman, Monique A., Joellen M. Schildkraut, Susan Halabi, Patricia Moorman, Brian Calingaert, Rex C. Bentley, Jeffrey R. Marks, Susan Murphy, and Andrew Berchuck. “Transforming growth factor beta receptor I polyalanine repeat polymorphism does not increase ovarian cancer risk..” Gynecol Oncol 97, no. 2 (May 2005): 543–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygyno.2005.01.025.
Wang, Wei, Gudrun Huper, Yueqi Guo, Susan K. Murphy, John A. Olson, and Jeffrey R. Marks. “Analysis of methylation-sensitive transcriptome identifies GADD45a as a frequently methylated gene in breast cancer..” Oncogene 24, no. 16 (April 2005): 2705–14. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.onc.1208464.
Murphy, Susan K., Brad A. Freking, Timothy P. L. Smith, Kreg Leymaster, Catherine M. Nolan, Andrew A. Wylie, Heather K. Evans, and Randy L. Jirtle. “Abnormal postnatal maintenance of elevated DLK1 transcript levels in callipyge sheep..” Mamm Genome 16, no. 3 (March 2005): 171–83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00335-004-2421-1.
Schildkraut, J. M., A. Berchuck, S. Murphy, J. Marks, P. Moorman, B. Calingaert, and S. Halabi. “Trinucleotide repeat polymorphisms in the androgen receptor gene and risk of ovarian cancer..” In Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 13:1897S-1897S. AMER ASSOC CANCER RESEARCH, 2004.