Thomas McFall

Thomas McFall (Defended 09/06/2017)

Dissertation Mentor: Manohar Ratnam, Ph.D.

Grants, Awards, and Scholarships:
2017 Cancer Biology Graduate Research Symposium 2nd - Poster Presentation
2016-2017 Thomas C. Rumble University Graduate Fellowship
NRSA T32 Training Grant Fellowship Reappointment 2015-2016
2015 Molecular Therapeutics Annual Research Symposium Poster Presentation Award 2nd Place
NRSA T32 Training Grant Fellowship 2014-2015
Cancer Biology Directors Award 2012
Excellence in Education Grant 2012
Graduate Teaching Assistantship (MS) 2010-2012

Cancer Biology Cancer Symposium Planning Committee (2013-2014)
Cancer Biology Symposium 2013-2014 Presenter
Poster Presenter at Molecular Therapeutics Retreat at Karmanos Cancer Institute (2012-2013)


McFall T, Patki M, Rosati R, Ratnam M. Role of the short isoform of the progesterone receptor in breast cancer cell invasiveness at estrogen and progesterone levels in the pre- and post-menopausal ranges. Oncotarget 2015;6:33146-64.

McFall, T. B., Patki, M., Rosati, R., & Ratnam, M. Role of the short isoform of the progesterone receptor in hormone-regulated invasiveness of breast cancer cells at pre-and post-menopausal levels of estrogen and progesterone. Cancer Research, 2015;75:5038.

Patki M1, Gadgeel S, Huang Y, McFall T, Shields AF, Matherly LH, Bepler G, Ratnam M. Glucocorticoid receptor status is a principal determinant of variability in the sensitivity of non-small-cell lung cancer cells to pemetrexed. J Thorac Oncol. 2014;9:519-26.

Northern Michigan University, MS with honors Biology/Cancer Biology
Thesis: Role of Ganciclovir in Treating Glioblastoma Multiforme
Donald W. Maine College of Business, Davenport, MBA/Hospital Administration with Honors
Capstone Research: Model for developing collaborations between for-profit hospitals and 501(c)3 scientific research organizations.
Northern Michigan University, BS with honors Biology/Physiology  minor: Chemistry

Marquette, MI