Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Gary Clawson, MS, PhD, MD

Gary Clawson, MS, PhD, MD

Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Division of Experimental Pathology
Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Scientific Program:Next-Generation Therapies

Research Interests

  • Liver
  • RNA
  • Neoplasms
  • Nuclear Envelope
  • Nucleoside-Triphosphatase
  • Proteins
  • Nuclear Matrix
  • In Vitro Techniques
  • RNA Transport
  • Hepatocytes
  • Messenger RNA
  • Growth

Clinical Trials

New Tumor Markers for Pancreatic Cancer in Blood

Recent Publications


Abraham, T, Clawson, GA, McGovern, CO, Edris, W, Tang, X, Adair, JH & Matters, GL 2019, Multiphoton and harmonic generation imaging methods enable direct visualization of drug nanoparticle carriers in conjunction with vasculature in fibrotic prostate tumor mouse model. in A Tarnok, JF Leary & DL Farkas (eds), Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XVII., 108811T, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 10881, SPIE, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XVII 2019, San Francisco, United States, 2/4/19.


Bellon, A, Wegener, A, Lescallette, AR, Valente, M, Yang, SK, Gardette, R, Matricon, J, Mouaffak, F, Watts, P, Vimeux, L, Yun, JK, Kawasawa, YI, Clawson, GA, Blandin, E, Chaumette, B, Jay, TM, Krebs, MO, Feuillet, V & Hosmalin, A 2018, 'Transdifferentiation of Human Circulating Monocytes Into Neuronal-Like Cells in 20 Days and Without Reprograming', Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, vol. 11, 323.
Linton, SS, Abraham, T, Liao, J, Clawson, GA, Butler, PJ, Fox, T, Kester, M & Matters, GL 2018, 'Tumor-promoting effects of pancreatic cancer cell exosomes on THP-1-derived macrophages', PloS one, vol. 13, no. 11, e0206759.


Clawson, GA, Matters, GL, Xin, P, McGovern, C, Wafula, E, DePamphilis, C, Meckley, M, Wong, J, Stewart, L, D’Jamoos, C, Altman, N, Kawasawa, YI, Du, Z, Honaas, L & Abraham, T 2017, '"Stealth dissemination" of macrophage-tumor cell fusions cultured from blood of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma', PloS one, vol. 12, no. 9, e0184451.
Clawson, GA, Abraham, T, Pan, W, Tang, X, Linton, SS, McGovern, CO, Loc, WS, Smith, JP, Butler, PJ, Kester, M, Adair, JH & Matters, GL 2017, 'A Cholecystokinin B Receptor-Specific DNA Aptamer for Targeting Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma', Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 23-35.
Loc, WS, Linton, SS, Wilczynski, ZR, Matters, G, McGovern, CO, Abraham, T, Fox, T, Gigliotti, CM, Tang, X, Tabakovic, A, Martin, JA, Clawson, G, Smith, JP, Butler, PJ, Kester, M & Adair, JH 2017, 'Effective encapsulation and biological activity of phosphorylated chemotherapeutics in calcium phosphosilicate nanoparticles for the treatment of pancreatic cancer', Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 2313-2324.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)