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Bethany Kerr, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Bethany Kerr, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

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Academic: 336-716-0320 | Department: 336-716-0320


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Education & Training

  • B.E., Vanderbilt University, 2002
  • Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson University, 2008


  • Am Assn for Cancer Research
  • Am Assn for the Adv of Science
  • Am Soc of Hematology
  • Sigma Xi - Research Society
Bethany Kerr, Ph.D.

Bethany Kerr, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-akt; Oxidative Stress; Prostatic Neoplasms; Neovascularization, Pathologic; Endothelium
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0320 | Department: 336-716-0320


Recent Publications

CD117/c-kit in cancer stem cell-mediated progression and therapeutic resistance. Foster BM, Zaidi D, Young TR, Mobley ME, Kerr BA.. Biomedicines. 2018;6(1):E31.

Emerging and established models of bone metastasis. Jinnah AH, Zacks BC, Gwam CU, Kerr BA.. Cancers (Basel). 2018;10(6):E176.

Entrapment of prostate cancer circulating tumor cells with a sequential size-based microfluidic chip. Ren X, Foster BM, Ghassemi P, Strobl JS, Kerr BA, Agah M.. Anal Chem. 2018;90(12):7526-7534.

Prostate cancer stem cell markers drive progression, therapeutic resistance, and bone metastasis. Harris KH, Kerr BA.. Stem Cells Int. 2017;2017():8629234.

Stability and function of adult vasculature is sustained by Akt/Jagged1 signalling axis in endothelium. Kerr BA, West XZ, Kim YW, Zhao Y, Tischenko M, Cull RM, Phares TW, Peng XD, Bernier-Latmani J, Petrova TV, Adams RH, Hay N, Naga Prasad SV, Byzova TV.. Nat Commun. 2016;7():10960.

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

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Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

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