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Laura Beretta

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 108
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: S11.8336c

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1989 University of Paris 6, Paris, France, PHD, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
1985 University of Paris 6, Paris, France, DEA, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
1984 University of Paris 6, Paris, France, MS, Physiology
1983 University of Paris 6, Paris, France, BS, Cellular Biology and Physiology

Postgraduate Training

1992-1995 Postdoctoral Fellowship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Nahum Sonenberg

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Shang S, Plymoth A, Ge S, Feng Z, Rosen HR, Sangrajrang S, Hainaut P, Marrero JA, Beretta L. Identification of osteopontin as a novel marker for early hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology 55(2):483-90, 2/2012. e-Pub 12/2011. PMID: 21953299.
2. Lai KK, Shang S, Lohia N, Booth GC, Masse DJ, Fausto N, Campbell JS, Beretta L. Extracellular matrix dynamics in hepatocarcinogenesis: a comparative proteomics study of PDGFC transgenic and Pten null mouse models. PLoS Genet 7(6):e1002147, 6/2011. e-Pub 6/2011. PMCID: PMC3121762.
3. Cermelli S, Ruggieri A, Marrero JA, Ioannou GN, Beretta L. Circulating microRNAs in patients with chronic hepatitis C and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. PLoS One 6(8):e23937, 2011. e-Pub 8/2011. PMCID: PMC3160337.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Markers for HCV-related HCC: plasma profiling, targeted strategies and validation
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 5/2009 - 2/2014

Last updated: 2/11/2013