University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Cancer Center

Bio for Maria Ramos-Nino, Ph.D.

Maria Ramos-Nino, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology


Contact Information
E-mail: Maria.Ramos@uvm.edu
Phone:
(802)656-0395
Office Location:
Medical Lab & Radiation Sci

Website

Ramos Lab

Education

1982 B.S., Biology, summa cum laude, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
1988 B.S., Food Engineer, Universidad Simon Rodriguez, Valencia, Venezuela
1992 Master in Business Administration-Marketing, cum laude, Universidad Nacional del Tachira, Tachira, Venezuela
1996 Ph.D. Microbiology/Molecular Biology, University of Surrey, Guildford, England

Academic Appointments

2004 - Present Research Assistant Professor, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
2001 - 2004 Research Associate, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
2001 - 2003 Consulting Scientist, Ingenuity Systems
1999 - 2001 Research Associate, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
1990 - 1999 Professor of General and Applied Microbiology, Universidad Nacional del Tachira, Tachira, Venezuela
1989 - 1992 Lecturer, Food Microbiology, Instituto Universitario de Tecnologia, Tachira, Venezuela Edo. Tachira, Venezuela. 1991. Jornadas Tecnicas de la Ganaderia en el Edo

Publications

2011 Sabo-Attwood T, Ramos-Nino ME, Eugenia-Ariza M, Macpherson MB, Butnor KJ, Vacek PC, McGee SP, Clark JC, Steele C, Mossman BT. Osteopontin modulates inflammation, mucin production, and gene expression signatures after inhalation of asbestos in a murine model of fibrosis. Am J Pathol. 2011 May;178(5):1975-85.

2011 Hillegass JM, Blumen SR, Cheng K, Macpherson MB, Alexeeva V, Lathrop SA, Beuschel SL, Steinbacher JL, Butnor KJ, Ramos-NiƱo ME, Shukla A, James TA, Weiss DJ, Taatjes DJ, Pass HI, Carbone M, Landry CC, Mossman BT. Increased efficacy of doxorubicin delivered in multifunctional microparticles for mesothelioma therapy. Int J Cancer. 2011 Jul 1;129(1):233-44. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25666.
2010 Holmes CE, Ramos-Nino ME, Littenberg B. An association between anti-platelet drug use and reduced cancer prevalence in diabetic patients: results from the Vermont Diabetes Information System Study. BMC Cancer. 2010 Jun 15;10:289.
2009 Shukla A, MacPherson MB, Hillegass J, Ramos-Nino ME, Alexeeva V, Vacek PM, Bond JP, Pass HI, Steele C, Mossman BT. Alterations in gene expression in human mesothelial cells correlate with mineral pathogenicity. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009 Jul;41(1):114-23.
2008 Ramos-Nino ME, Maclean CD, Littenberg B. Association of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy and comorbidity in diabetes: results from the Vermont diabetes information system. BMC Endocr Disord. 2008 Dec 5;8:17.
For a complete list of Maria Ramos-Nino's publications, please visit PubMed.