Kris Cameron Wood

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Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Contact Information:

  • Email Address: kris.wood@duke.edu
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Education:

  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
  • B.S. University of Kentucky at Lexington, 2002

Courses Taught:

  • MOLCAN 780: Graduate Student Seminar
  • MOLCAN 818: Molecular Mechanisms of Oncogenesis
  • PHARM 393: Research Independent Study
  • PHARM 394: Research Independent Study
  • PHARM 493: Research Independent Study
  • PHARM 494: Research Independent Study
  • PHARM 780S: Graduate Student Seminar
  • PHARM 818: Molecular Mechanisms of Oncogenesis

Representative Publications:

  • Wood, KC, Suppressing oncogenic transcription with a little healthy competition., Science Translational Medicine, vol 9 no. 374 (2017) [10.1126/scitranslmed.aal5000] [abs].
  • Wood, KC, An EXITS strategy for decreasing cancer risk in women., Science Translational Medicine, vol 8 no. 368 (2016) [10.1126/scitranslmed.aal2806] [abs].
  • Anderson, GR; Wardell, SE; Cakir, M; Crawford, L; Leeds, JC; Nussbaum, DP; Shankar, PS; Soderquist, RS; Stein, EM; Tingley, JP; Winter, PS; Zieser-Misenheimer, EK; Alley, HM; Yllanes, A; Haney, V; Blackwell, KL; McCall, SJ; McDonnell, DP; Wood, KC, PIK3CA mutations enable targeting of a breast tumor dependency through mTOR-mediated MCL-1 translation., Science Translational Medicine, vol 8 no. 369 (2016) [10.1126/scitranslmed.aae0348] [abs].
  • Wood, KC, Hacking T cells with synthetic circuits to program antitumor responses, Science Translational Medicine, vol 8 no. 362 (2016), pp. 362ec172-362ec172 [10.1126/scitranslmed.aai9170] [abs].
  • Wood, KC, Mapping a path for precision cancer therapies, Science Translational Medicine, vol 8 no. 348 (2016), pp. 348ec115-348ec115 [10.1126/scitranslmed.aah4512] [abs].