CMRC Children's Memorial Research Center
Mary J. C. Hendrix


Mary J. C. Hendrix


Children's Memorial Research Center, 2300 Children's Plaza, Box 222
For Express Deliveries: 2340 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
1974 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/NCI 2007 - 2012 $1,136,089 (Direct) PI
Biological Function(s) of Maspin NIH/NCI 2004 - 2012 $1,000,000 (Direct) PI
Endothelial Transdifferentiation of Invasive Tumor Cells (MERIT) NIH/NCI 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
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
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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