Mary J. C. Hendrix

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President and Scientific Director
Children's Memorial Research Center
Medical Research Institute Council Professor
Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine
Member, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center -- Chicago, Illinois

2300 Children's Plaza, Box 222
Chicago, Illinois 60614

2430 North Halsted Street Room C157
Chicago, IL 60614-3363
Phone: (773) 755-6528
Fax: (773) 755-6534

 

Education
  Year Degree Institution
  1980 Postdoc     Harvard Medical School
  1977 Ph.D. George Washington University
  1973 B.S. Shepherd College (now called Shepherd University) W Va

Work Experience  
  Period                 Description Organization
  2004 - Present President and Scientific Director

Children's Memorial Research Center, Northwestern University

  2004 - Present Member, Executive Committee(s), Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Center for Genetic Medicine    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  1999 - 2004 Deputy Director, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at The University of Iowa The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  1997 - 2004 Associate Director of Basic Research, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at The University of Iowa The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  1996 - 2004 Head, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Carver College of Medicine The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  1996 - 2004 Graduate Faculty Member, Molecular Biology Program The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  1994 - 1996 Director, Pediatric Research Institute (Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital) Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, St. Louis, Missouri
  1992 - 1993 Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  1991 - 1993 Associate Head, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, School of Medicine University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  1991 - 1993 Associate Head, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  1990 - 1993 Member, University of Arizona Heart Center University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  1987 - 1993 Member, University of Arizona Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  1984 - 1993 Graduate Faculty Member, Department of Microbiology & Immunology University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  1986 - 1991 Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  1980 - 1986 Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  1981 - 1985 Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Pathology Department University of California, San Francisco, California

Research Funding
  Title Funding Source Period Amount Duties
  Epigenetic Effect of the Microenvironment on Stem Cell Plasticity and Function NIH/NC 2007 - 2012 $1,136,089 (Direct) PI
  Biological Function(s) of Maspin NIH/NC 2004 - 2012 $1,000,000 (Direct) PI
  Endothelial Transdifferentiation of Invasive Tumor Cells (MERIT) NIH/NC 2002 - 2012 $2,750,000 (Direct) PI
  Reversal of Disease Progression by Stem Cells Illinois Regenerative Medicine Institute (IRMI) 2006 $1,666,620 (Direct) PI

Recent Presentations
  Hendrix (2007). Faculty Research Day Speaker, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT.
  Hendrix (2007). Speaker, Tumor Microenvironment Symposium, American Association for Cancer Research. Los Angeles, CA.
  Hendrix (2007). Speaker, National Cancer Advisory Board, National Cancer Institute. Bethesda, MD.
  Hendrix (2007). Henry Gray Distinguished Lecture, American Association of Anatomists. Washington, D.C., DC.

Awards/Honors
  2008 - Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund Lectureship, Japan
  2007 - DSR Sarma Lectureship in Oncologic Pathology, University of Toronto
  2007 - Chitra Biswas Lectureship, Tuffs University School of Medicine 
  2007 - Murray Barr Award, University of Western Ontario
  2006 - Distinguished Women in Medicine and Science Lecturer, Northwestern Univ. Feinberg School of Medicine 
  2006 - Henry Gray Award, American Association of Anatomists
  2005 - Medical Research Institute Council Professorship, Children's Memorial Hospital 
  2004 - Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Lecturer and Medal Recipient
  2003 - Distinguished Achievement Award, Celebration of Excellence Among Women, The Univ. of Iowa 
  2002 - The Coffey Lectureship Award, SBUR, Orlando, Florida
  2002 - Eminent USA Scientist of the Year, The International Research Promotion Council 
  2002 - MERIT Award Recipient, National Cancer Institute
  1999 - Kate Daum Endowed Research Professorship, The University of Iowa
  1998 - Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 
  1996 - Honorary Doctorate of Science, D.Sc. (Shepherd College)
  1995 - IMMUNO-US Endowed Professorship, St. Louis University
  1992 - Louis J. Kettel Medical Student Mentorship Award
  1991 - University of Arizona Mortar Board Citation
  1988 - Proctor and Gamble Cancer Research Lectureship Award
  1988 - Outstanding Undergraduate Alumnus Award (Shepherd College)
  1987 - Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching Basic Sciences
  1986 - Dedication of Capt. C.N.G. Hendrix Oceanography Lab/U.S.N.A.
  1986 - Member, American Men and Women in Science
  1985-1994 - Commissioner, Arizona Disease Control Research Commission
  1977-1980 - US PHS Postdoc Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School
  1971-1973 - Turner Excellence in Science Scholarship, Shepherd College 

Editorial Boards
  Period Description
  2003 - Present     Editorial Board, Clinical Proteomics
  2003 - Present Associate Editor, Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
  2003 - Present Associate Editor, Cancer Research
  2003 - Present Associate Editor, American Journal of Pathology
  2002 - Present Editorial Academy, International Journal of Oncology
  2002 - Present Editorial Board, Lymphatic Research and Biology
  2001 - Present Editorial Advisory Board, Cancer and Metastasis Reviews
  2001 - Present Editorial Board, Cancer Biology and Therapy
  1996 - Present US Regional Editor, Pathology Oncology Research

Professional Service
  2008 - present      Member, External Advisory Board, Avolix Pharmaceuticals
  2008 - present Chairman, Research!America Membership Committee
  2008 - present Treasurer, Research!America
  2008 - present Member, Tumor Microenvironment Working Group
  2008 - present Member, External Advisory Board for the Child Health Institute of New Jersey
  2008 - present Member, NIH Research Condition and Disease Categorization (RCDC) Technical Review Working Group    
  2007 - Present Chair, Public Affairs Advisory Committee 
  2007 - Present Member, Board of Directors for Campaign for Medical Research
  2007 - Present Member, NIH Council on Councils
  2006 - Present Member, Board of Directors for Annenberg Center for Health Sciences 
  2005 - Present Member, American Society for Cell Biology Nominating Committee 
  2005 - Present Member, Scientific Advisory Board, LaJolla Institute for Molecular Medicine 
  2005 - Present Member, Board of Directors for Research!America
  2005 - Present NCI Board of Scientific Advisors
  2004 - Present External Advisory Committee, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Breast SPORE 
  2004 - Present Member, American Cancer Society National Home Office Research and Medical Affairs Committee
  2004 - Present Member, Council for American Society for Investigative Pathology 
  2003 - Present  Advisory Committee, Charles L. Witte Professorship in Surgery
  2003 - Present Member, AAMC Advisory Panel on Research
  2002 - Present External Advisory Committee, University at Albany Center for Comparative Functional Genomics 
  2002 - Present External Advisory Committee for Mayo Cancer Center, Pancreatic SPORE 
  2001 - Present External Advisory Committee, USC Cancer Center 
  2000 - Present Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Lympathic Research Foundation 
  1984 - Present Legislative Alert Committee for American Society for Cell Biology
  2003 - 2007 Member, National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research
  2004 - 2006 External Advisory Committee, Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center at West Virginia University
  2001 - 2006 ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Committee
  2003 - 2005 External Advisory Committee, San Antonio Cancer Institute
  2002 - 2005 Member, Extramural Advisory Board for the University of Nebraska Med Center 
  2002 - 2005 Public Affairs Committee, American Association of Anatomists 
  2001 - 2005 Society for Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Biology Board of Directors
  2001 - 2005 Member, Shepherd College Foundation Board of Directors
  2001 - 2005 Board of Directors of PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research)
  1998 - 2005 Board of Directors of the Metastasis Research Society
  1994 - 2005 Consultant, Arizona Disease Control Research Commission
  2003 - 2004 President AACBNC (Association of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Neurobiology Chairpersons)
  2000 - 2001 President, FASEB (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Curriculum Vitae
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