Courses recently taught: Cancer Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology and Anatomy and Physiology.
B.A. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University
Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-oncology (Dr. Robert B. Darnell)
Autoimmunity and cancer, neuroimmunology of neuropathic pain
Roberts, WK, Blachere, NE, Frank, MO Dousmanis, A, Ransohoff, RM, Darnell, RB. A destructive feedback loop mediated by CXCL10 in central nervous system inflammatory disease. Annals of Neurology 2015 78:619-29.
Roberts, WK, Blachere, NE, Frank, MO Dousmanis, A, Ransohoff, RM, Darnell, RB. Reply The role of CXCL10 in paraneoplastic neurologic disorders. Annals of Neurology 2016 80:793-94.
Roberts, WK, Deluca, IJ, Thomas, A, Fak, J, Williams, T, Buckley, N, Dousmanis, AG, Posner, JB, Darnell, RB. Patients with lung cancer and paraneoplastic Hu syndrome harbor HuD-specific type 2 CD8+ T cells. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2009, 119:2042-51.
Santomasso, BD, Roberts, WK, Thomas, A, Williams, T, Blachere, NE, Dudley, ME, Houghton, AN, Posner, JB, Darnell, RB. A T cell receptor associated with naturally occurring human tumor immunity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2007, 104:19073-8.