Curt Essenburg Van Andel Research Institute Grand Rapids
2 protocols

Carrie Graveel Center for Cancer and Cell Biology, Van Andel Research Institute, USA
1 protocol

Elizabeth A. Tovar
  • Center for Cancer and Cell Biology, Van Andel Research Institute, USA
Research focus
  • Cancer biology
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D in Cancer Biology, Wayne State University, 2014

Current Position

Postdoctoral Fellow, Van Andel Research Institute, Michigan, USA


  1. Linklater, E. S., Tovar, E. A., Essenburg, C. J., Turner, L., Madaj, Z., Winn, M. E., Melnik, M. K., Korkaya, H., Maroun, C. R., Christensen, J. G., Steensma, M. R., Boerner, J. L. and Graveel, C. R. (2016). Targeting MET and EGFR crosstalk signaling in triple-negative breast cancers. Oncotarget. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Sameni, M., Tovar, E. A., Essenburg, C. J., Chalasani, A., Linklater, E. S., Borgman, A., Cherba, D. M., Anbalagan, A., Winn, M. E., Graveel, C. R. and Sloane, B. F. (2016). Cabozantinib (XL184) Inhibits Growth and Invasion of Preclinical TNBC Models. Clin Cancer Res 22(4): 923-934.
  3. Tang, K., Cai, Y., Joshi, S., Tovar, E., Tucker, S. C., Maddipati, K. R., Crissman, J. D., Repaskey, W. T. and Honn, K. V. (2015). Convergence of eicosanoid and integrin biology: 12-lipoxygenase seeks a partner. Mol Cancer 14: 111.
1 Protocol published
In vivo Efficacy Studies in Cell Line and Patient-derived Xenograft Mouse Models
Authors:  Elizabeth A. Tovar, Curt J. Essenburg and Carrie Graveel, date: 01/05/2017, view: 11363, Q&A: 0
In vivo xenograft models derived from human cancer cells have been a gold standard for evaluating the genetic drivers of cancer and are valuable preclinical models for evaluating the efficacy of cancer therapeutics. Recently, ...
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