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
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Antibodies
  • Growth
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Rhenium
  • Survival
  • Human papillomavirus 16

Recent Publications


Kim, YS, Gupta Vallur, P, Jones, VM, Worley, BL, Shimko, S, Shin, DH, Crawford, LTC, Chen, CW, Aird, KM, Abraham, T, Shepherd, TG, Warrick, JI, Lee, NY, Phaeton, R, Mythreye, K & Hempel, N 2019, 'Context-dependent activation of SIRT3 is necessary for anchorage-independent survival and metastasis of ovarian cancer cells', Oncogene.
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, JI, Timmins, PF, Kesterson, JP, Phaëton, R, Lee, NY, Walter, V, Endres, L, Mythreye, K, Aird, KM & Hempel, N 2019, 'GPx3 supports ovarian cancer progression by manipulating the extracellular redox environment', Redox Biology, vol. 25, 101051.
Roche, M, Parisi, L, Li, L, Knehans, A, Phaeton, R & Kesterson, JP 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, DJ, Kesterson, J, Phaeton, R, Hossler, C, Hempel, N, Baker, M, Newell, JM, Zaino, R & Warrick, JI 2017, 'Clonal evolution in paired endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia/atypical hyperplasia and endometrioid adenocarcinoma', Human Pathology, vol. 67, pp. 69-77.
Kim, YS, Vallur, PG, Phaëton, 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.

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