Biographies

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Susanne Wells, PhD

Director, Epithelial Carcinogenesis and Stem Cell Program

Director, Postdoctoral Office

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-5986

Email: susanne.wells@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Squamous cell carcinoma; mechanisms by which the HPV oncogenes subvert the host cell machinery to promote abnormal cell growth and cancer; role of specific cellular HPV targets in viral replication and cellular transformation

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Biography

Susanne Wells graduated from the University of Konstanz, Germany, with a degree in Biology. She completed her PhD in Molecular Biology at the State University of Stony Brook, NY, and her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard Medical School, MA. Dr. Wells moved to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 2002 to study human papillomavirus infection and associated carcinogenesis.

Education and Training

BS: Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany, 1992.

PhD: Molecular Genetics, State University of Stony Brook, NY, 1997.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Molecular Virology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Publications

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Grants

Research Innovation Fund Award
Title:
Identification of FA disease biomarkers using NMR-based metabonomics
PI: Susanne Wells
Project Period: 2013-2014
Funding by: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


2R01 CA116316
Title:
Role and regulation of the human DEK proto-oncogene
PI: Susanne Wells
Project Period: 2012 – 2017
Funding by: National Institutes of Health

DOD Idea Award
Title:
Targeting the Ron-DEK signaling axis in breast cancer
PI: Susanne Wells and Susan Waltz
Project Period: 2012 – 2014
Funding by: Department of Defense

2R01 CA102357
Title:
Fanconi Anemia and HPV transformation
PI: Susanne Wells
Project Period: 2009 – 2014
Funding by: National Institutes of Health