Member Biography

Kenneth P. Nephew, Ph.D.
Kenneth Nephew

Kenneth Nephew, Ph.D.

1001 E. 3rd St.
Jordan Hall 302
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812) 855-9445

Research Program Membership

Full member:

Jerry W. and Peggy S. Throgmartin Professor of Oncology

Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology, & Physiology
IU School of Medicine

Assistant Director of Research-Bloomington
IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center

Co-program leader, Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis
IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Nephew's research interests include:

• Examining epigenetic changes in cancer (solid tumors) • Translational research and clinical trials testing epigenetic therapies against ovarian, breast, germ cell and lung cancers, performing correlative analyses, and testing new hypotheses in the laboratory (bench-bedside-bench) • Characterizing and targeting ovarian cancer stem cells (OCSCs) using epigenetic drugs • Understanding and overcoming endocrine resistance in breast cancer using epigenetic approaches

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Post-doctoral Fellowship - University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 1992-1996

Post-doctoral Fellowship - University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 1991-1992

Ph.D. - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 1991