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Investigator Profile

Betsy Kren, PhD

Positions
Research Chemist, Minneapolis VA
Education
BA Grinnell College; PhD University of Minnesota
Contact Information
betsy.kren@va.gov
Research Interests
With a large number of publications on apoptosis, gene regulation, mitochondrial and miRNA function, I have an extensive background in elucidating the mechanisms of regulatory pathways in normal and oncogenic settings. This coupled with more than 20 years of experience in biochemistry and molecular biology in both in vitro and in vivo models has provided me with a firm foundation for mechanistic carcinoma research.
Publications
Full bibliography on PubMed
VA Research Topics
Cancer; Molecular Biology
MeSH Key Words
Antioxidants; Metabolic Syndrome; Gastroenterology; Mitophagy; Precision Medicine; Oxidative Stress; Mitochondria; Cell Respiration; Fatty Liver; Apoptosis; Drug Delivery Systems; Genetic Engineering; Drug Resistance; Drug Discovery; Immunotherapy
Professional Networking
ResearchGate