Ruth Ann Keri, PhD

April 08, 2020

Board of Directors, At Large

Professor of Pharmacology, Genetics and Genome Sciences, and Oncology
Case Western University
Cleveland, OH

Dr. Ruth Keri is a professor of Pharmacology, Genetics and Genome Sciences, and Oncology in the Division General Medical Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. She is also the Associate Director for Basic Research in the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. She earned her doctorate and completed her post-doctoral studies at Case Western Reserve University where she investigated mechanisms controlling the expression of the gonadotropin genes in the pituitary and the role of luteinizing hormone in stimulating granulosa cell tumors. Her research program focuses on identifying transcriptional and signaling mechanisms, including hormone-regulated pathways, that control breast development, cancer initiation, and progression, with the goal of discovering new therapeutic approaches for treating aggressive breast cancers. Her work integrates pharmacological approaches, endocrinology, cell biology, genomics and mouse models. As a member of the Endocrine Society, Dr. Keri has served as the basic science co-chair of the Research Affairs Core Committee, is a member of the Basic Science Advisory Board and the Society’s representative to the FASEB Science Policy Committee, and is an Associate Editor for Endocrinology.

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