Pathology Graduate Training Program
Cellular and Molecular Pathology (CMP) -
Alumni

Name: Amanda Boehm
Email: alb143@pitt.edu

Education:
Undergraduate Degree: BA
Undergraduate Degree Year: 2002
Undergraduate Institution: Washington and Jefferson College, Washington PA
Undergraduate Major: Biology and English

Academic Status: Year in Program: 4

Graduate Program: INTBP, CMP

Thesis Advisor: Jennifer R. Grandis, M.D.

Thesis Title/Research Topic: STAT3 as a therapeutic target in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Current Research Description: Investigating the mechanism of a STAT3 transcription factor decoy developed in our laboratory. I am also investigating the therapeutic efficacy of targeting EGFR, STAT3, and Bcl-XL in head and neck cancer.

Honors:
Undergraduate Honors: Presidential Scholar (1998-2002)
HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Recipient (1999)
Sigma Tau Delta English Honorary Society
Order of Omega Greek Leadership Honors Society

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