John Foley received a B.S. degree in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin College of Agriculture from September 1979 till December 1983, a Ph.D. degree in anatomy and cell biology from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine from October 1988 till December 1992 and a Postdoctoral degree in endocrinology from Yale University School of Medicine from February, 1993 till February, 1998. He served as an Associate Research Specialist at Food Research Institute, Madison, WI, USA from 1985 till 1988 where he purified various functional portions of the 7 botulinum neurotoxin serotypes and perfromed structural characterization of those protein fragments under the supervision of Bibhuti DasGupta, a Ph.D. holder. In addition, he worked as a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA from 1988 till 1992 where he cloned and sequenced neuronal intermediate filament genes and studied their expression in neuroblastomas and other pediatric tumors under the supervision of Linda M. Parysek, a Ph.D. holder. Since April, 1998, he serves as an Associate Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine. His research interests are hypercalcemia, PTHrP biology, skin/endocrinology interface, nipple lactational endocrinology, bone metastasis, breast cancer, and lung cancer.
Biography Updated on 14 February 2011