Ashley Anderson

  • Current Program Year: Grad 4
  • Current Student, Program in Biomedical Sciences, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine
  • M.D./Ph.D. Program Students, School of Medicine
  • Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences Students, School of Medicine


Research Interests: Cancer biology, pediatric neuro-oncology, image analysis

Education and training

    • B.S., 2015, University of Portland

Memberships and associations:

  • American Medical Womens Association

Honors and awards

  • ARCS Scholar Award, 2020


Selected publications

  • Ouyang X, Barling AN, Lesch A, Tyner J, Choonoo G, Zheng C, Jeng S, West T, Clayburgh D, Courtneidge S, McWeeney S, Kulesz-Martin M. Induction of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) as a novel mechanism of EGFR inhibitor resistance in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patient-derived models. Cancer Biology & Therapy, June 2018.
  • Kulesz-Martin M, Ouyang X, Barling AN, Gallegos JR, Liu Y, Medler T. Multistage Carcinogenesis: Cell and Animal Models. Comprehensive Toxicology, January 2017.
  • Thompson JR, Valleau JC, Barling AN, Franco JG, DeCapo M, Bagley J, Sullivan EL. Exposure to a high fat diet during early development programs offspring behavior by impairing the central serotonergic system in juvenile nonhuman primates. Frontiers in Endocrinology, July 2017.
  • Liu Y, Wang Z, De La Torre R, Barling AN, Tsujikawa T, Hornick N, Hanifin J, Simpson E, Wang Y, Swanzey E, Wortham A, Ding H, Coussens L, Kulesz-Martin M. Trim32 deficiency enhances Th2 immunity and predisposes to features of atopic dermatitis. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Oct 2016.


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