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Paula M. Vertino, Ph.D.

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Administrative: (585) 275-4726

Office: (585) 276-6415

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Dr. Vertino's research interests are focused on the areas of cancer epigenetics and novel mechanisms of gene silencing in cancer.


Journal Articles

Kim H, Kang Y, Li Y, Chen L, Lin L, Johnson ND, Zhu D, Robinson MH, McSwain L, Barwick BG, Yuan X, Liao X, Zhao J, Zhang Z, Shu Q, Chen J, Allen EG, Kenney AM, Castellino RC, Van Meir EG, Conneely KN, Vertino PM, Jin P, Li J. "Ten-eleven translocation protein 1 modulates medulloblastoma progression." Genome biology.. 2021 Apr 29; 22(1):125. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Barwick BG, Gupta VA, Matulis SM, Patton JC, Powell DR, Gu Y, Jaye DL, Conneely KN, Lin Y, Hofmeister CC, Nooka AK, Keats JJ, Lonial S, Vertino PM, Boise LH. "Chromatin accessibility identifies regulatory elements predictive of gene expression and disease outcome in multiple myeloma." Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.. 2021 Mar 17; Epub 2021 Mar 17.

Zhang B, Li Y, Wu Q, Xie L, Barwick B, Fu C, Li X, Wu D, Xia S, Chen J, Qian WP, Yang L, Osunkoya AO, Boise L, Vertino PM, Zhao Y, Li M, Chen HR, Kowalski J, Kucuk O, Zhou W, Dong JT. "Acetylation of KLF5 maintains EMT and tumorigenicity to cause chemoresistant bone metastasis in prostate cancer." Nature communications.. 2021 Mar 17; 12(1):1714. Epub 2021 Mar 17.