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Cecilia Speyer, PhD

Assistant Professor of Research
Office Address:
Elliman Building Rm 1221
4100 John R
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 576-8343
Fax: (313) 576-9322


– Ph.D. – Physiology (Immunology Minor), Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
– M.S. – Basic Medical Sciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
– B.S. – Biochemistry, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
– ASC – Science, Oakland Community College, Royal Oak, MI


Metabotropic glutamate receptor-1: a potential therapeutic target for the treatment of breast cancer.
Speyer CL, Smith JS, Banda M, DeVries JA, Mekani T, Gorski DH.
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Apr;132(2):565-73.

Role of endothelial chemokines and their receptors during inflammation.
Speyer CL, Ward PA.
J Invest Surg. 2011;24(1):18-27.

Regulation of the expression and activity of the antiangiogenic homeobox gene GAX/MEOX2 by ZEB2 and microRNA-221.
Chen Y, Banda M, Speyer CL, Smith JS, Rabson AB, Gorski DH.
Mol Cell Biol. 2010 Aug;30(15):3902-13.


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