A selection of my current work is featured below.



 A small selection of my previous work is featured below.


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Projected Graduation 2025

Indiana University School of Medicine

Doctor of Philosophy


Loyola University

Master of Science: Molecular Biology


University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Science: Biology



Sweis, R. F., Golan, S., Barashi, N., Hill, E., Andolfi, C., Werntz, R. P., Bloodworth, J. C., Steinberg, G. D. (2019). Association of the commensal urinary microbiome with response to Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunotherapy in nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology,37(7_suppl), 423-423. doi:10.1200/jco.2019.37.7_suppl.423

Shah, N., Kumar, S., Zaman, N., Pan, C.C., Bloodworth, J.C., Lei, W., Streicher, J. M., Hempel, N., Mythreye, K., Lee, N. Y. (2018). TAK1 activation of alpha-TAT1 and microtubule hyperacetylation control AKT signaling and cell growth. Nature Communications, 27;9(1):1696. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04121-y.

Pandya, K., Wyatt, D., Gallagher, B., Shah, D., Baker, A., Bloodworth, J. C., Zlobin. A., Pannuti, A., Green. A., Ellis, I.O., Filipovic, A., Sagert, J., Rana. A., Albain, K.S., Miele, L., Denning, M. F., Osipo, C. (2015). PKC  Attenuates Jagged-1-Mediated Notch Signaling in ErbB-2-Positive Breast Cancer to Reverse Trastuzumab Resistance. Clinical Cancer Research, 22(1), 175-186. doi:10.1158/1078-0432.ccr-15-0179

Kumar, S., Pan, C. C., Bloodworth, J. C., Nixon, A. B., Theuer, C., Hoyt, D. G., & Lee, N. Y. (2013). Antibody-directed coupling of endoglin and MMP-14 is a key mechanism for endoglin shedding and deregulation of TGF-β signaling. Oncogene, 33(30), 3970-3979. doi:10.1038/onc.2013.386

Bloodworth J.C., Osipo C. (2018) The Role of Notch in Breast Cancer. In: Miele L., Artavanis-Tsakonas S. (eds) Targeting Notch in Cancer. Springer, New York, NY

Zlobin, A., Wyatt, D., Bloodworth, J. C., Hilsenbeck, S., Fuqua, S., Miele, L., Albain, K. S., Osipo, C. (2016). Abstract LB-121: DAXX is a novel Notch-1 gene target and biomarker of GSI-sensitivity in ER breast cancer. Cancer Research, 76(14 Supplement). doi:10.1158/1538-7445.am2016-lb-121

Pan, C. C., Kumar, S., Shah, N., Bloodworth, J. C., Hawinkels, L. J., Mythreye, K., Hoyt, D. G. Lee, N. Y. (2015). Endoglin Regulation of Smad2 Function Mediates Beclin1 Expression and Endothelial Autophagy. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290(24), 14884-14892. doi:10.1074/jbc.m114.630178

Pan, C. C., Bloodworth, J. C., Mythreye, K., & Lee, N. Y. (2012). Endoglin inhibits ERK-induced c-Myc and cyclin D1 expression to impede endothelial cell proliferation. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 424(3), 620-623. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2012.06.163

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