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Gayathri R. Devi, PhD

Associate Director, Research Education
Associate Professor in Surgery
Associate Professor in Pathology
Office: 477 Med.Sci.Res.Bldg. (Msrb1), 2606 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 2606 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Dr. Devi’s research interests include functional genomics, anti-cancer drug discovery and development, mechanisms of cancer cell signaling, tumor immunity and applications thereof for overcoming therapeutic resistance in cancer.

The lab has established prostate, inflammatory breast cancer and ovarian cellular and tumor models.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska College of Medicine, 1998

Publications

Devi, G. R., D. V. Lakshmi, and N. N. Gandhi. “Removal of 2, 4 dichlorophenol from aqueous medium using chemically modified low-cost adsorbent: Kinetics, isotherm, thermodynamics and regeneration studies.” In Desalination and Water Treatment, 156:331–39, 2019. https://doi.org/10.5004/dwt.2019.23863.

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Samy, Kannan P., Qimeng Gao, Robert Patrick Davis, Mingqing Song, Zachary W. Fitch, Michael S. Mulvihill, Andrea L. MacDonald, et al. “The role of human CD46 in early xenoislet engraftment in a dual transplant model..” Xenotransplantation, June 20, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/xen.12540.

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Bocci, Federico, Larisa Gearhart-Serna, Marcelo Boareto, Mariana Ribeiro, Eshel Ben-Jacob, Gayathri R. Devi, Herbert Levine, José Nelson Onuchic, and Mohit Kumar Jolly. “Toward understanding cancer stem cell heterogeneity in the tumor microenvironment..” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 116, no. 1 (January 2, 2019): 148–57. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1815345116.

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Ramya Devi, Gopalakrishnan, and Kayaroganam Palanikumar. “Analysis on drilling of woven glass fibre reinforced aluminium sandwich laminates.” Journal of Materials Research and Technology 8, no. 1 (January 2019): 1024–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmrt.2018.06.021.

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Gearhart-Serna, L. M., J. B. Davis, N. Jayasundara, M. K. Jolly, S. J. Sauer, H. Levine, R. T. Di Giulio, and G. R. Devi. “Exposure to a Naturally Occurring Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Mixture Triggers an Aggressive Phenotype in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer Cells.” In International Journal of Toxicology, 38:37–38. SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Devi, Gayathri R., Holly Hough, Nadine Barrett, Massimo Cristofanilli, Beth Overmoyer, Neil Spector, Naoto T. Ueno, et al. “Perspectives on Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) Research, Clinical Management and Community Engagement from the Duke IBC Consortium..” J Cancer 10, no. 15 (2019): 3344–51. https://doi.org/10.7150/jca.31176.

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Samy, K. P., Q. Gao, R. P. Davis, M. Song, Z. W. Fitch, M. S. Mulvihill, A. L. MacDonald, et al. “The role of human CD46 in early xenoislet engraftment in a dual transplant model.” In Xenotransplantation, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/xen.12540.

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Patel, Pranalee, Ben Mirman, Renzhi Zhan, and Gayathri R. Devi. “Abstract 4854: Targeting ribonucleotide reductase M2 using didox causes inhibition of estrogen receptor-negative, inflammatory breast cancer cell proliferation and tumor emboli formation in culture.” In Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics. American Association for Cancer Research, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7445.am2018-4854.

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Oladapo, Helen, Xiaojia Ji, Hassan Shehata, Mike Tarpley, Lhoucine Chdid, David Lamson, Xuhui Bao, Scott Sauer, Gayathri R. Devi, and Kevin P. Williams. “Efficacy of GLI antagonists in triple-negative inflammatory breast cancer 2D and 3D models.” In Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 27:131–32. AMER ASSOC CANCER RESEARCH, 2018.

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Samy, K. P., R. P. Davis, Q. Gao, B. M. Martin, M. Song, J. Cano, A. B. Farris, et al. “Early barriers to neonatal porcine islet engraftment in a dual transplant model..” Am J Transplant 18, no. 4 (April 2018): 998–1006. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.14601.

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