Pingping Mao

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dana Farber Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts


  • PhD '14, Cancer Biology and Molecular Therapeutics, Dartmouth College
  • BS '09, Tsinghua University

Selected Publications

  • Yim CY, Mao P, Spinella MJ. Headway and hurdles in the clinical development of dietary phytochemicals for cancer therapy and prevention: lessons learned from vitamin A derivatives. AAPS J. 2014; 16(2):281-8.

  • Mao P, Hever-Jardine MP, Rahme GJ, Yang E, Tam J, Kodali A, Biswal B, Fadul CE, Gaur A, Israel MA, Spinella MJ. Serine/threonine kinase 17A is a novel candidate for therapeutic targeting in glioblastoma. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e81803.

  • Mao P, Hever MP, Niemaszyk LM, Haghkerdar JM, Yanco EG, Desai D, Beyrouthy MJ, Kerley-Hamilton JS, Freemantle SJ, Spinella MJ. Serine/threonine kinase 17A is a novel p53 target gene and modulator of cisplatin toxicity and reactive oxygen species in testicular cancer cells. J Biol Chem 2011; 286:19381-91.


Rosaline Borison Memorial Predoctoral Fellow, 2012