Duke University Medical Center
research The Garcia-Blanco Lab

Jason Somarelli, PhD
American Cancer Society Post-Doctoral Fellow

Jason Somarelli Nazareth College of Rochester

State University of New York at Brockport

Florida International University

  Phone: 919.613.8633
Email: jason.somarelli@duke.edu

Research Interests

Metastasis, the process by which cancer cells disseminate throughout the body to colonize otherwise healthy tissues, is responsible for over 90% of carcinoma deaths. There is substantial evidence to suggest that carcinoma cells transition from epithelial to mesenchymal phenotypes and back again during the metastatic cascade. My interests lie in using genetically-regulated reporters of epithelial plasticity to understand the role of phenotypic transitions in metastasis. I am also working to identify and develop novel prognostic biomarkers of carcinoma progression in prostate and other cancers. 

Find out more about me on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jason-somarelli/49/681/a26.


Check out my papers on Pubmed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Somarelli.