Randolph C. Elble, Ph.D.


January 26, 2006

Randolph C. Elble, Ph.D., Randolph Elble, Ph.D. portrait 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.

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