Dr. Stacey Akers Dr. Stacey Akers

Stacey Akers

MD, FACOG

Special Interests:

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research - Association between global DNA hypomethylation in leukocytes and ovarian cancer risk


Credentials

Positions

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Staff Physician
  • Department of Gynecologic Oncology
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
  • Clinical Instructor of Gynecology & Obstetrics

Background

Education and Training:

  • MD - University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL
  • Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL

Residency:

  • University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Fellowship:

  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Oncology, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional Memberships:

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Junior Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • Jefferson County Medical Association
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Junior Fellow

Publications

  • Woloszynska-Read A, Odunsi K, Godley LA, Ostler KR, Akers SN, Collamat G, Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Link PA, Yu J, Zhang W, Karpf AR. Coordinated cancer germline antigen promoter and global DNA hypomethylation in ovarian cancer: association with the BORIS/CTCF expression ratio and advanced stage. Clinical cancer research 2011; 178:2170-2180
  • Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Kesterson J, Wang D, Akers S, Dupont NC, Clark K, Lele S, Liu S. Expression and clinical significance of the transforming growth factor-beta signalling pathway in endometrial cancer.Histopathology 2011; 591:63-72
  • Akers SN, Odunsi K, Karpf AR. Regulation of cancer germline antigen gene expression: implications for cancer immunotherapy. Future oncology (London, England) 2010; 65:717-732

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