Dr. Brittany Cross, pictured above with her committee, successfully defended her dissertation on May 12, 2011. From left to right: Committee member Alvaro Monteiro; Major Professor Jiandong Chen; Brittany Cross; Dissertation Chair Zhenkun Lou, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center; Committee members Ken Wright and Jia Fang. Dr. Cross now holds a position as a Clinical Science Liaison-Oncology with Novocure, Inc.
Dr. Cross's publication record while in the Program:
Cross B, Chen L, Cheng Q, Li B, Yuan ZM, Chen J. Inhibition of p53 DNA binding function by the MDM2 protein acidic domain. J Biol Chem. 2011 May 6;286(18):16018-29.
Cheng, Q., Cross, B., Li, B., Chen, L., Li, Z.., & Chen, J. 2011. Regulation of MDM2 E3 ligase activity by phosphorylation after DNA damage. MCB. v. 31 no. 24, 4951-4963.
Chen, L., Li, Z., Zwolinska, A.K., Smith, M.A., Cross, B., Koomen, J., Yuan, Z.M., Jenuwein, T., MArine, J.C., Wright, K., & Chen, J. 2010. MDM2 recruitment of lysine methyltransferase regulates p53 transcriptional output. EMBO J. v. 29 no. 15, 2538-2555.
Dr. Cross's publication record since graduation:
Espeland MA, Probstfield J, Hire D, Redmon JB, Evans GW, Coday M, Lewis CE, Johnson KC, Wilmoth S, Bahnson J, Dulin MF, Green JB, Knowler WC, Kitabchi A, Murillo AL, Osei K, Rehman SU, Cushman WC; Look AHEAD Research Group; ACCORD Study Group, Cross B and 1545 Collaborators. Systolic Blood Pressure Control Among Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Three Interventions. Am J Hypertens. 2015 Aug;28(8):995-1009. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpu292. Epub 2015 Feb 9. PMID: 25666468