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Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine

Houston, Texas

Benchtop, Research, Bedside and Application
Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
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Suzanne A. W. Fuqua, Ph.D.

Suzanne A. W. Fuqua

Professor
Department of Medicine - Hematology and Oncology
Smith Breast Center

Phone: 713-798-1671
Fax: 713-798-1673
E-mail: sfuqua@bcm.edu
Lab Web Site: Suzanne Fuqua Lab

Education

  • Ph.D., The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Hormone receptors
  • Hormone responsiveness
  • Gene expression profiling
  • Mutant ER
  • Metastasis
  • Predictive markers

Selected Publications

  • Herynk MH, Parra I, Cui Y, Beyer A, Wu M-F, Hilsenbeck SG, Fuqua SAW. Association between the estrogen receptor a A908G mutation and outcomes in invasive breast cancer. Clinical Can Res. 2007. 13:3225-43.
  • Cui Y, Niu A, Pestell R, Kumar R, Curran EM, Liu Y, Fuqua SAW. Metastasis-associated protein 2 is a repressor of estrogen receptor whose overexpression leads to estrogen-independent growth of human breast cancer cells. Mol Endocrinol. 2006. 20:2020-35.
  • Cui Y, Parra I, Zhang M, Hilsenbeck SG, Tsimelzon A, Furukawa T, Horii A, Zhang Z, Nicholson RI, Fuqua SAW. Elevated expression of mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase 3 in breast tumors: a mechanism of tamoxifen resistance Cancer Res. 2006. 66:5950-9.
  • Dahlman-Wright K, Cavailles V, Fuqua SAW, Jordan VC, Katzenellenbogen JA, Korach KS, Maggi A, Muramatsu M, Parker MG, Gustafsson JA. . International Union of Pharmacology. LXIV. Estrogen receptors. Pharmacol Rev. 2006. 58:773-8.
  • Herynk MH, Beyer AR, Cui Y, Weiss H, Anderson E, Green TP, Fuqua SAW. Cooperative action of tamoxifen and c-Src inhibition in preventing the growth of estrogen receptor-positive human breast cancer cells. Mol Cancer Ther. 2006. 5:3023-31.
  • Ramos CA, Bowman TA, Boles NC, Merchant AA, Zheng Y, Parra Y, Fuqua SAW, Shaw CA, Goodell MA. Evidence for diversity in transcriptional profiles of single hematopoietic stem cells. PLOS Genetics. 2006. 2:1487-99.
  • Fuqua SAW, Cui Y, Lee AV, Osborne CK, Horwitz KR. Insights into the role of progesterone receptors in breast cancer. J Clin Onco. 2005. 23:931-2.

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