Education and Training
- M.H.S., Johns Hopkins University, 2009
- M.D., Duke University, 1999
- M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995
Tong, Betty C., Karan Dhir, Patrick K. Ha, William H. Westra, Blanche P. Alter, David Sidransky, Wayne M. Koch, and Joseph A. Califano. “Use of single nucleotide polymorphism arrays to identify a novel region of loss on chromosome 6q in squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity.” Head Neck 26, no. 4 (April 2004): 345–52. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.10391.
Xing, Mingzhao, Henning Usadel, Yoram Cohen, Yutaka Tokumaru, Zhongmin Guo, William B. Westra, Betty C. Tong, et al. “Methylation of the thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor gene in epithelial thyroid tumors: a marker of malignancy and a cause of gene silencing.” Cancer Res 63, no. 9 (May 1, 2003): 2316–21.
Ha, Patrick K., Betty C. Tong, William H. Westra, Montserrat Sanchez-Cespedes, Paola Parrella, Marianna Zahurak, David Sidransky, and Joseph A. Califano. “Mitochondrial C-tract alteration in premalignant lesions of the head and neck: a marker for progression and clonal proliferation.” Clin Cancer Res 8, no. 7 (July 2002): 2260–65.
Geetha, Duvuru, Betty C. Tong, Lorraine Racusen, Jay S. Markowitz, and William H. Westra. “Bladder carcinoma in a transplant recipient: evidence to implicate the BK human polyomavirus as a causal transforming agent.” Transplantation 73, no. 12 (June 27, 2002): 1933–36. https://doi.org/10.1097/00007890-200206270-00015.
Ha, Patrick K., Sara I. Pai, William H. Westra, Maura L. Gillison, Betty C. Tong, David Sidransky, and Joseph A. Califano. “Real-time quantitative PCR demonstrates low prevalence of human papillomavirus type 16 in premalignant and malignant lesions of the oral cavity.” Clin Cancer Res 8, no. 5 (May 2002): 1203–9.
Zimber, M. P., B. Tong, N. Dunkelman, R. Pavelec, D. Grande, L. New, and A. F. Purchio. “TGF-β Promotes the Growth of Bovine Chondrocytes in Monolayer Culture and the Formation of Cartilage Tissue on Three-Dimensional Scaffolds.” Tissue Engineering 1, no. 3 (September 1, 1995): 289–300. https://doi.org/10.1089/ten.1995.1.289.