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Susan Kay Murphy, PhD

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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

Vidal, AC, Henry, NM, Murphy, SK, Oneko, O, Nye, M, Bartlett, JA, Overcash, F, Huang, Z, Wang, F, Mlay, P, Obure, J, Smith, J, Vasquez, B, Swai, B, Hernandez, B, and Hoyo, C. "PEG1/MEST and IGF2 DNA methylation in CIN and in cervical cancer." Clinical & Translational Oncology : Official Publication of the Federation of Spanish Oncology Societies and of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico 16, no. 3 (March 2014): 266-272.

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Secord, AA, Teoh, D, Jia, J, Nixon, AB, Grace, L, Adams, DJ, and Murphy, SK. "Dasatinib (BMS-35482) interacts synergistically with docetaxel, gemcitabine, topotecan, and doxorubicin in ovarian cancer cells with high SRC pathway activation and protein expression." International Journal of Gynecological Cancer : Official Journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society 24, no. 2 (February 2014): 218-225.

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Moylan, CA, Pang, H, Dellinger, A, Suzuki, A, Garrett, ME, Guy, CD, Murphy, SK, Ashley-Koch, AE, Choi, SS, Michelotti, GA, Hampton, DD, Chen, Y, Tillmann, HL, Hauser, MA, Abdelmalek, MF, and Diehl, AM. "Hepatic gene expression profiles differentiate presymptomatic patients with mild versus severe nonalcoholic fatty liver disease." Hepatology 59, no. 2 (February 2014): 471-482.

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Davidson, BA, Rubatt, JM, Corcoran, DL, Teoh, DK, Bernardini, MQ, Grace, LA, Soper, WJ, Berchuck, A, Siamakpour-Reihani, S, Chen, W, Owzar, K, Murphy, SK, and Secord, AA. "Differential Angiogenic Gene Expression in TP53 Wild-Type and Mutant Ovarian Cancer Cell Lines." Frontiers in Oncology 4 (January 2014): 163-.

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Yamaguchi, K, Matsumura, N, Mandai, M, Baba, T, Konishi, I, and Murphy, SK. "Epigenetic and genetic dispositions of ovarian carcinomas." Oncoscience 1, no. 9 (January 2014): 574-579.

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Vidal, AC, Smith, JS, Valea, F, Bentley, R, Gradison, M, Yarnall, KSH, Ford, A, Overcash, F, Grant, K, Murphy, SK, and Hoyo, C. "HPV genotypes and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in a multiethnic cohort in the southeastern USA." Cancer Causes and Control 25, no. 8 (January 1, 2014): 1055-1062.

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Cathrine Hoyo, SKM. "HPV Genotypes and Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasiain a Multiethnic Cohort in the Southeastern United States." Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination 05, no. 03 (2014).

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Nye, MD, Fry, RC, Hoyo, C, and Murphy, SK. "Investigating Epigenetic Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Toxic Metals in Newborns: Challenges and Benefits." Medical epigenetics 2, no. 1 (January 2014): 53-59.

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Vidal, AC, Benjamin Neelon, SE, Liu, Y, Tuli, AM, Fuemmeler, BF, Hoyo, C, Murtha, AP, Huang, Z, Schildkraut, J, Overcash, F, Kurtzberg, J, Jirtle, RL, Iversen, ES, and Murphy, SK. "Maternal stress, preterm birth, and DNA methylation at imprint regulatory sequences in humans." Genetics & Epigenetics 6 (January 2014): 37-44.

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Murphy, SK. "Obesity: Paternal obesity - A risk factor for autism?." Nature Reviews Endocrinology 10, no. 7 (January 1, 2014): 389-390.

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