Kelly D. McCall

Ohio UniversityUnited States of America

Dr. Kelly D. McCall is an Associate Professor of Endocrinology at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine specializing in Toll-Like Receptor involvement in the pathogenesis of cancer and autoimmune/inflammatory diseases. Dr. McCall received a BS in Biological Sciences and a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Ohio University and did her postdoctoral work with world-renowned physician-scientists Drs. Leonard Kohn, MD and Frank Schwartz, MD, FACE. Dr. McCall has published more than 37 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, chapters, and abstracts, is an active member of multiple eminent Associations and Societies, and serves as a reviewer for various distinguished scientific journals. Dr. McCall was recently honored by TechGrowth Ohio as the 2013 recipient of the Outstanding Woman in Innovation Award.

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This book provides the reader with an update on recent findings related to the molecular basis for the development and progression of pancreatic cancer. This book also informs the reader about the link between obesity and pancreatic cancer, and how a well-known and widely used anti-diabetic drug may also be potentially useful for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Moreover, this book provides insight into novel approaches for improved earlier detection of pancreatic cancer.

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