Theresa Relation

Medical Scientist Training Program Student; Advisor: Balveen Kaur
Graduate Student



I am currently investigating the role of miRNA in glioblastoma tumor recurrence and resistance to treatment.


Relation, T., Dominici, M., & Horwitz, E. M. Concise Review: An (Im)Penetrable Shield: How the Tumor Microenvironment Protects Cancer Stem Cells. [Review]. Stem Cells. 2017.
Jaime-Ramirez, A. C., Dmitrieva, N., Yoo, J. Y., Banasavadi-Siddegowda, Y., Zhang, J., Relation, T., Bolyard-Blessing, C., Wojton, J., Kaur, B. Humanized Chondroitinase ABC Sensitizes Glioblastoma Cells to Temozolomide. J Gene Med. 2017.
Banasavadi-Siddegowda YK, Russell L, Frair E, Karkhanis VA, Relation T, Yoo JY, et al. PRMT5- PTEN molecular pathway regulates senescence and self-renewal of primary glioblastoma neurosphere cells. Oncogene. 2016.
Yoo JY, Jaime-Ramirez AC, Bolyard C, Dai H, Nallanagulagari T, Wojton J, Hurwitz B, Relation T, Yu JG, Lee TJ, Lotze MT, Zhang J, Croce CM, Yu J, Caligiuri MA, Old M, Kaur B. Bortezomib treatment sensitizes oncolytic HSV-1 treated tumors to NK cell immunotherapy. Clinical cancer research: an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 2016.
Life Sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs Symposium (2017)
Ohio State University College of Medicine Trainee Research Day (2017)


Areas of Expertise
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • BS in Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame

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