Headshot portrait of Lance Bettinson - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Joy Wu, Medicine (Endocrinology)

Lance is investigating the utility of parathyroid hormone (PTH) as a potential treatment of metastatic bone disease. In particular, he is performing various transwell migration assays to study the effects of PTH on the chemotactic invasion/migration of metastatic breast tumor cells to osteoblasts.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 27, 2014:

The Utility of Parathyroid Hormone in Regulating the Migration of Breast Cancer Cells to Osteoblasts In Vitro

Lance Bettinson1, Srilatha Swami1, Joy Y. Wu1
[Department of Medicine (Division of Endocrinology)1, Stanford University]