My laboratory investigates mechanisms of normal to tumor cell conversion, with a focus on basic epithelial cell biology, including the process entosis that we recently described. Entosis induces cell death by driving the formation of cell-in-cell structures and may be a novel mechanism of tumor suppression.

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At Work: Cell Biologist Michael Overholtzer

At Work: Cell Biologist Michael Overholtzer

Cell biologist Michael Overholtzer explores genes that make normal cells turn cancerous, which could one day could prove useful for treating cancer.