January 26, 2006
Randolph C. Elble, Ph.D., has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of pharmacology and as a member of the new research team at the SimmonsCooper Cancer Institute at SIU. He will continue his research studying a new area of cancer biology, tumor suppression in breast cancer cells. [Note: He is now an associate professor of pharmacology.]
Elble comes to SIU from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., where he was a senior research associate in the cancer biology program (1992-2005), research associate in biochemistry (1991-92) and postdoctoral research associate in biochemistry (1986-90).
He earned his doctoral degree at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. (1986) and his bachelor's at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. (1977).
Elble has been awarded four national grants including a current three-year grant from Phillip Morris for the study of tumor suppression by a stress-induced chloride channels. He has published more than 30 articles and abstracts and holds one patent. He is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology and American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A native of Louisville, Ky., Elble is married to Janet Factor.