Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Rebecca Phaeton, MD

Rebecca Phaeton, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Scientific Program:Experimental Therapeutics
Disease Teams:
Gynecological Cancer

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
  • Oncogene Proteins
  • Therapeutics
  • Radioimmunotherapy
  • Antibodies
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Growth
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Rhenium
  • Human papillomavirus 16
  • Incidence

Recent Publications


Jiang, Z, Albanese, J, Kesterson, J, Warrick, J, Karabakhtsian, R, Dadachova, E & Phaeton, R 2019, 'Monoclonal Antibodies Against Human Papillomavirus E6 and E7 Oncoproteins Inhibit Tumor Growth in Experimental Cervical Cancer', Translational Oncology, vol. 12, no. 10, pp. 1289-1295.


Worley, BL, Kim, YS, Mardini, J, Zaman, R, Leon, KE, Vallur, PG, Nduwumwami, A, Warrick, J, Timmins, PF, Kesterson, J, Phaeton, R, Lee, NY, Walter, V, Endres, L, Mythreye, K, Aird, K & Hempel, N 2018, 'GPx3 supports ovarian cancer progression by manipulating the extracellular redox environment' Redox Biology.
Roche, M, Parisi, L, Li, L, Knehans, A, Phaeton, R & Kesterson, J 2018, 'The role of pemetrexed in recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer: A scoping review', Oncology Reviews, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 8-13.


Russo, M, Broach, J, Sheldon, K, Houser, KR, Liu, D, Kesterson, J, Phaeton, R, Hossler, C, Hempel, N, Baker, M, Newell, J, Zaino, R & Warrick, J 2017, 'Clonal evolution in paired endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia/atypical hyperplasia and endometrioid adenocarcinoma', Human Pathology, vol. 67, pp. 69-77.
Kim, YS, Vallur, PG, Phaeton, R, Mythreye, K & Hempel, N 2017, 'Insights into the dichotomous regulation of SOD2 in cancer', Antioxidants, vol. 6, no. 4, 86.


Phaeton, R, Jiang, Z, Revskaya, E, Fisher, DR, Goldberg, GL & Dadachova, E 2016, 'Beta emitters rhenium-188 and lutetium-177 are equally effective in radioimmunotherapy of HPV-positive experimental cervical cancer', Cancer medicine, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 9-16.
Swailes, AL, Gockley, A, Phaeton, R & Kesterson, J 2017, 'The Wertheim hysterectomy: Development, modifications, and impact in the present day', Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 145, no. 1, pp. 3-8.


Phaeton, R, Gutierrez, J, Jiang, Z, Karabakhtsian, RG, Albanese, J, Sunkara, J, Fisher, DR, Goldberg, GL & Dadachova, E 2015, 'Naive and radiolabeled antibodies to E6 and E7 HPV-16 oncoproteins show pronounced antitumor activity in experimental cervical cancer', Immunotherapy, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 631-640.

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