Jocelyn Reader, PhD

Jocelyn Reader, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences


Ph.D. – Human Genetics, University of Maryland, Baltimore (School of Medicine)
B.S. – Biological Sciences, Goucher College


Dr. Reader received her B.A. in Biological Sciences from Goucher College and completed her doctoral work in Human Genetics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2009. Under the mentorship of Dr. Amy Fulton, she worked as postdoctoral fellow from at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer. During her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Reader examined the role of inflammation on triple negative breast metastasis and breast cancer disparities. In 2015, Dr. Reader joined the Division of Gynecologic Oncology as a Research Associate in the Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Reproductive Sciences where she focused on basic and translational research projects in ovarian and other gynecologic malignancies. Currently, she studies the role of inflammation on the response of ovarian cancer to chemotherapeutic agents and the role of PGE2 EP receptors in breast cancer disparities.

Areas of Interest/ Expertise

Cancer health disparities
Breast and Gynecologic cancers
Molecular and Cellular Oncobiology 

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