Jason Lieberthal, M.D., Ph.D.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, MA
BA, Boston University
Faculty Mentor: Naoko Tanese, Ph.D.
I started the MD/PhD program in 2001, got my PhD in Naoko Tanese’s lab, and I am now a Resident in Internal Medicine at the Boston University Medical Center.
Characterization of the HP1α Gene Promoter Region and Implications for Reduced Expression in Breast Cancer Cells
In Dr. Tanese’s lab I worked on characterizing the expression of HP1α, a gene that has been identified as an invasion suppressor in breast cancer cells.
, Kaminsky M, Parkhurst CN
, Tanese N. The role of YY1 in reduced HP1alpha gene expression in invasive human breast cancer cells. Breast Cancer Res. 2009 Jun;11(3):R42. Epub 2009 Jun 30. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 19566924. doi: 10.1186/bcr2329
. PMCID: PMC2716511.
Lieberthal J. Characterization of the HP1 alpha Promoter Region and Implications for Reduced Expression in Breast Cancer Cells (Poster Presentation). Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Transcription Meeting, August 2007: Cold Spring Harbor, NY. 2007 Aug;
Dustin ML, Jiyun K, Lieberthal J
, Littman DR, Davalos D, Gan W. Neural and immune synaptic relations (Abstract). J Neuroimmunol. 2004 Sep;154(1-2):5. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2004.06.010