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Raymond E Meyn, Ph.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1969 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, PHD, Radiation Biophysics
1967 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, MS, Radiation Biophysics
1965 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, BS, Radiation Biophysics

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Kathryn O'Connor Professor, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1997-2011
Physicist and Professor, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1982-1997
Member, Graduate Faculty, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, 1971-present

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Member, Curriculum Committee, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, 2007-2010
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, International Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Research Institute, Houston, TX, 2004-present
Member, Alumni Advisory Board, Biological Sciences Division, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1999-present
Member, Division of Radiation Oncology, Residentís Training Committee, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, 1990-2009

Endowed Positions

Kathryn OíConnor Professor, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1997-2011

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Infrastructure/Animal Care Committee, 2008-2009
Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2002-2006

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Skinner HD, Sandulache VC, Ow TJ, Meyn RE, Yordy JS, Beadle BM, Fitzgerald AL, Giri U, Ang KK, Myers JN. TP53 Disruptive Mutations Lead to Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Failure through Inhibition of Radiation-Induced Senescence. Clin Cancer Res. e-Pub 12/2011. PMID: 22090360.
2. Howard AN, Bridges KA, Meyn RE, Chandra J. ABT-737, a BH3 mimetic, induces glutathione depletion and oxidative stress. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 65(1):41-54, 12/2009. e-Pub 4/2009. PMID: 19404643.
3. Meyn RE, Munshi A, Heymach JV, Milas L, Ang KK. Receptor signaling as a regulatory mechanism of DNA repair. Radiother Oncol 92(3):316-22, 9/2009. e-Pub 7/2009. PMCID: PMC2754282.
4. Meyn RE. Linking PTEN with genomic instability and DNA repair. Cell Cycle 8(15):2322-3, 8/2009. e-Pub 8/2009. PMID: 19633408.
5. Meyn RE, Milas L, Ang KK. The role of apoptosis in radiation oncology. Int J Radiat Biol 85(2):107-15, 2/2009. PMID: 19280463.
6. Tanaka T, Munshi A, Brooks C, Liu J, Hobbs ML, Meyn RE. Gefitinib radiosensitizes non-small cell lung cancer cells by suppressing cellular DNA repair capacity. Clin Cancer Res 14(4):1266-73, 2/2008. PMID: 18281562.
7. Klopp AH, Spaeth EL, Dembinski JL, Woodward WA, Munshi A, Meyn RE, Cox JD, Andreeff M, Marini FC. Tumor irradiation increases the recruitment of circulating mesenchymal stem cells into the tumor microenvironment. Cancer Res 67(24):11687-95, 12/2007. PMID: 18089798.
8. Pappas G, Zumstein LA, Munshi A, Hobbs M, Meyn RE. Adenoviral-mediated PTEN expression radiosensitizes non-small cell lung cancer cells by suppressing DNA repair capacity. Cancer Gene Ther 14(6):543-9, 6/2007. PMID: 17431403.

Book Chapters

1. Stephens, LC, Milas, L, Ang, KK, Mason, Meyn RE. Apoptosis In Vivo. In: Tumor Models in Cancer Research, 2nd. Ed(s) Teicher BA. Humana/Springer: New York City, 625-640, 2011.
2. Ang KK, O-Reilly M, Meyn RE, Milas L. Principles of Combining Radiation Therapy and Molecular Therapy Part I: Principles. Chapter 5. In: Radiation Oncology, 9th. Ed(s) JD Cox, KK Ang. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 118-137, 2009.
3. Munshi A , Meyn RE. Combination of gene therapy with radiation. In: Gene Therapy for Cancer. Ed(s) KK Hunt, SA Vorburger, SG Swisher. Humana Press: Totowa, NJ, 243-256, 2007. ISBN: 1-59745-222-X.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Extension of Radiotherapy Research
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 9/26/2011 - 7/31/2016
 
Title: Extension of Radiotherapy Research
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Project Director, Project 1
Principal Investigator: Ang
Duration: 4/1/2004 - 3/30/2011

Last updated: 5/7/2014