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Name
Stephanie Watkins
Degree
Ph.D.
Rank
Assistant Professor
Primary Department
Surgical Research
Joint Department
Microbiology and Immunology
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Education
Advanced Degrees
University of Louisville , Louisville , KY , United States
Hobbies
Reading
Wine
Keywords
Autoimmunity
Estrogen
Immunosuppression
Immunotherapy
Publications
Thompson,M. G.; Peiffer,D. S.; Larson,M.; Navarro,F.; Watkins,S. K.FOXO3, estrogen receptor alpha, and androgen receptor impact tumor growth rate and infiltration of dendritic cell subsets differentially between male and female mice Cancer immunology, immunotherapy : CII 2017 ; :
Thompson,M. G.; Navarro,F.; Chitsike,L.; Ramirez,L.; Kovacs,E. J.; Watkins,S. K.Alcohol exposure differentially effects anti-tumor immunity in females by altering dendritic cell function Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.) 2016 ;57:1-8
Thompson,M. G.; Larson,M.; Vidrine,A.; Barrios,K.; Navarro,F.; Meyers,K.; Simms,P.; Prajapati,K.; Chitsike,L.; Hellman,L. M.; Baker,B. M.; Watkins,S. K.FOXO3-NF-kappaB RelA Protein Complexes Reduce Proinflammatory Cell Signaling and Function Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md.: 1950) 2015 ;195(12):5637-5647
Weiss,J. M.; Subleski,J. J.; Back,T.; Chen,X.; Watkins,S. K.; Yagita,H.; Sayers,T. J.; Murphy,W. J.; Wiltrout,R. H.Regulatory T cells and myeloid-derived suppressor cells in the tumor microenvironment undergo Fas-dependent cell death during IL-2/alphaCD40 therapy Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md.: 1950) 2014 ;192(12):5821-5829
Koorella,C.; Nair,J. R.; Murray,M. E.; Carlson,L. M.; Watkins,S. K.; Lee,K. P.Novel regulation of CD80/CD86-induced phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase signaling by NOTCH1 protein in interleukin-6 and indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase production by dendritic cells The Journal of biological chemistry 2014 ;289(11):7747-7762
Hudson,R. S.; Yi,M.; Esposito,D.; Glynn,S. A.; Starks,A. M.; Yang,Y.; Schetter,A. J.; Watkins,S. K.; Hurwitz,A. A.; Dorsey,T. H.; Stephens,R. M.; Croce,C. M.; Ambs,S.MicroRNA-106b-25 cluster expression is associated with early disease recurrence and targets caspase-7 and focal adhesion in human prostate cancer Oncogene 2013 ;32(35):4139-4147
Zhu,Z.; Singh,V.; Watkins,S. K.; Bronte,V.; Shoe,J. L.; Feigenbaum,L.; Hurwitz,A. A.High-avidity T cells are preferentially tolerized in the tumor microenvironment Cancer research 2013 ;73(2):595-604
Hudson,R. S.; Yi,M.; Esposito,D.; Watkins,S. K.; Hurwitz,A. A.; Yfantis,H. G.; Lee,D. H.; Borin,J. F.; Naslund,M. J.; Alexander,R. B.; Dorsey,T. H.; Stephens,R. M.; Croce,C. M.; Ambs,S.MicroRNA-1 is a candidate tumor suppressor and prognostic marker in human prostate cancer Nucleic acids research 2012 ;40(8):3689-3703
Hurwitz,A. A.; Watkins,S. K.Immune suppression in the tumor microenvironment: a role for dendritic cell-mediated tolerization of T cells Cancer immunology, immunotherapy : CII 2012 ;61(2):289-293
Stout,R. D.; Watkins,S. K.; Suttles,J.Functional plasticity of macrophages: in situ reprogramming of tumor-associated macrophages Journal of leukocyte biology 2009 ;86(5):1105-1109
Watkins,S. K.; Li,B.; Richardson,K. S.; Head,K.; Egilmez,N. K.; Zeng,Q.; Suttles,J.; Stout,R. D.Rapid release of cytoplasmic IL-15 from tumor-associated macrophages is an initial and critical event in IL-12-initiated tumor regression European journal of immunology 2009 ;39(8):2126-2135
Watkins,S. K.; Egilmez,N. K.; Suttles,J.; Stout,R. D.IL-12 rapidly alters the functional profile of tumor-associated and tumor-infiltrating macrophages in vitro and in vivo Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md.: 1950) 2007 ;178(3):1357-1362
Stout,R. D.; Jiang,C.; Matta,B.; Tietzel,I.; Watkins,S. K.; Suttles,J.Macrophages sequentially change their functional phenotype in response to changes in microenvironmental influences Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md.: 1950) 2005 ;175(1):342-349