Member Biography

Rebecca Silbermann

Rebecca Silbermann, M.D.

980 W. Walnut St.
Walther Hall, R3 C310
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 274-0165

Research Program Membership

Associate member

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
IU School of Medicine

I am interested in cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating myeloma bone disease. I am currently studying the effect of bone marrow derived Activin A on the osteoclastogenic effect of IL-3 in multiple myeloma, and plan to further characterize the specific cell type responsible for Activin A production, and determine the mechanism by which Activin A enhances osteoclastogenesis. I am also investigating the role of osteoclast-derived factors, specifically Annexin II, a factor known to enhance myeloma cell growth, in the enhanced angiogenesis of multiple myeloma.

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Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2008-2011

Residency - University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2004-2007

M.D. - Brown University, Providence, RI 2004