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Vonetta Williams, MD, PhD

Education and Training

College: Howard University, Washington DC; Chemistry

Graduate School: Loma Linda University, Linda CA; Biochemistry

Medical Education: Loma Linda University, Linda CA

Published works

Heng-Wei Hsu, Rosalia de Necochea-Campion, Vonetta Williams, Penelope J. Duerksen-Hughes, Alfred A. Simental Jr., Robert L. Ferris, Chien-Shing Chen, Saied Mirshahidi. Linifanib (ABT-869), enhances cytotoxicity with poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor, veliparib (ABT-888), in head and neck carcinoma cells. Oral Oncology. 2014, Mar; 50(7): 662–669.

Maria Filippova, Valery Filippov, Vonetta M. Williams, Kangling Zhang, Anatolii Kokoza, Svetlana Bashkirova,and Penelope Duerksen-Hughes. Cellular Levels of Oxidative Stress Affect the Response of Cervical Cancer Cells to Chemotherapeutic Agents. BioMed Research International. 2014, Nov; Volume 2014(Article ID 574659): 14 pages.

Maria Filippova, Whitney Evans, Robert Aragon, Valery Filippov, Vonetta M. Williams, Linda Hong, Mark E. Reeves and Penelope Duerksen-Hughes. The small splice variant of HPV16 E6, E6*, reduces tumor formation in cervical carcinoma xenografts HPV16 E6* reduces tumor formation. Virology. 2014, Feb; 12(11): 153-164.

Vonetta M Williams, Maria Filippova, Ubaldo Soto, and Penelope J Duerksen-Hughes. HPV-DNA integration and carcinogenesis: putative roles for inflammation and oxidative stress. Future Virology. 2011, Jan; 6(1): 45–57.

Vonetta M. Williams, Maria Filippova, Valery Filippova, Kimberly J. Payne and Penelope Duerksen-Hughes. Human Papillomavirus Type 16 E6* Induces Oxidative Stress and DNA Damage. Journal of Virology. 2014, Jun; 88(12): 6751-6761.

Yakini Brandy, Innocent Ononiwu, Dolapo Adedeji, Vonetta Williams, Claudia Mouamba, Yasmine Kanaan, Robert L. Copeland Jr, Dwayne A. Wright, Ray J. Butcher, Samuel R. Denmeade, Oladapo Bakare. Synthesis and cytotoxic activities of some 2-Arylnaphtho[2,3-d ]oxazole-4,9-dione derivatives on androgen-dependent (LNCaP) and androgen-independent (PC3) human prostate cancer cell lines. Investigational New Drugs. 2012, Aug; 30(4): 1709-1714.

Yan Chen, Vonetta Williams, Maria Filippova, Valery Filippov and Penelope Duerksen-Hughes. Viral Carcinogenesis: Factors Inducing DNA Damage and Virus Integration. Cancers. 2014, Oct; 6(4): 2155-2186.