Elizabeth (Joy) Akins Rivers, PhD


Clinical Scientist
Greensboro, NC



Ph.D., Molecular Medicine, 2003-2009
Wake Forest University
School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

BS (Microbiology and Cell Science) 2003, University of Florida.

Research Interests:

Prostate cancer

Honors and Awards:

Honorable Mention, Ford Fellowship


Akins EJ and Dubey P. Noninvasive Imaging of Cell-mediated Therapy for the Treatment of Cancer. J Nucl Med. 2008 Jun;49 Suppl 2:180S-95S.

Jones HC, Chen, GF, Yehia BR, Carter BJ, Akins EJ, Wolpin LC. Single and multiple congenic strains for hydrocephalus in the H-Tx rat. Mamm Genome. 2005 Apr;16(4):251-61.

For a listing of additional publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine 


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