Susan Kay Murphy
Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ovarian and cervical cancer epigenetics, imprinted genes in ovarian and cervical cancers, identification of methylation biomarkers of disease, ovarian cancer stem cells, chemotherapeutic response in ovarian cancer, tumor dormancy, the influence of the in utero environment on DNA methylation and risk of disease.

Current Research Interests

  • ovarian cancer epigenetics
  • therapeutic prevention of ovarian cancer recurrence
  • development of epigenetic screening tools
  • developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD)
  • preconceptional environmental impact on the epigenome
  • intergenerational and transgenerational epigenetic effects
  • in vitro models of cellular differentiation 

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