Cynthia Martel, MD, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Phone+1 626 568 1622
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    1988John Spielman Freshman Chemistry Award
    1989Alpha Therapeutics Scholarship
    1989Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
    Phi Kappa Phi1989Member
    Golden Key National Honor Society1989Member
    Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemical Society1990Member
    1990Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship
    Alumni Association1990Undergraduate Certificate of Honor for Biochemistry
    California State University, Los Angeles1991  - 1992Dean's Scholar for Academic Excellence
    American Society of Clinical Pathologists1992Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement
    1992E.R. Squibb Award
    Alpha Omega Alpha1996Member
    1997Jeanette Wilkins, MD Memorial Award
    Phi Kappa Phi1997Member
    American Society of Clinical Oncology2002Merit Award
    American College of Physicians2010Fellowship

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    Dr. Martel joined the distinguished cancer physicians, researchers and educators who practice at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital in July 2011. Her clinical interests include hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine. Dr. Martel's research interests include treatment of breast and GU cancers. She is currently practicing at Keck Medicine of USC- Pasadena.

    Dr. Martel earned her medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC. She then went on to complete her PhD in Physiology, followed by a Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at UC Davis Medical Center, where she served as chief fellow.

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    1. Martel CL, Mackic JB, Matsubara E, Governale S, Miguel C, Miao W, McComb JG, Frangione B, Ghiso J, Zlokovic BV. Isoform-specific effects of apolipoproteins E2, E3, and E4 on cerebral capillary sequestration and blood-brain barrier transport of circulating Alzheimer's amyloid beta. J Neurochem. 1997 Nov; 69(5):1995-2004. PMID: 9349544.
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    2. Martel CL, Mackic JB, McComb JG, Ghiso J, Zlokovic BV. Blood-brain barrier uptake of the 40 and 42 amino acid sequences of circulating Alzheimer's amyloid beta in guinea pigs. Neurosci Lett. 1996 Mar 15; 206(2-3):157-60. PMID: 8710175.
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    3. Martel CL, Mackic JB, Adams JD, McComb JG, Weiss MH, Zlokovic BV. Transport of dopamine at the blood-brain barrier of the guinea pig: inhibition by psychotropic drugs and nicotine. Pharm Res. 1996 Feb; 13(2):290-5. PMID: 8932451.
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    4. Zlokovic BV, Martel CL, Mackic JB, Matsubara E, Wisniewski T, McComb JG, Frangione B, Ghiso J. Brain uptake of circulating apolipoproteins J and E complexed to Alzheimer's amyloid beta. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1994 Dec 15; 205(2):1431-7. PMID: 7802679.
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