Sofia Merajver

Sofia Merajver, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology; Scientific Director, Breast Oncology Program; Director, Breast and Ovarian Cancer risk Evaluation Program

Research Interests

Molecular genetics of aggressive breast cancer phenotypes and comparative studies and integrated modeling


Chen YC, Allen SG, Ingram PN, Buckanovich R, Merajver SD, Yoon E. Single-cell migration chip for chemotaxis-based microfluidic selection of heterogeneous cell populations. Sci Rep. 2015 May; 5:9980. PMC4435023.Oltean H, Soliman A, Omar O, Youssef T, Karkouri M, Abdel-Aziz A, Hablas A, Blachley T, Tahri A, Merajver SD. Risk factors for chronic mastitis in Morocco and Egypt. Int J Inflam. 2013 Aug; 2013: 184921. PMC9847959

Schneider BJ, Lee JSJ, Hayman JA, Chang AC, Orringer MB, Pickens A, Pan CC, Merajver SD, Urba SG. Pre-operative chemoradiation followed by post-operative adjuvant therapy with tetrathiomolybdate, a novel copper chelator, for patients with resectavle esophageal cancer. Invest New Drugs. 2013 Apr; 31(2): 435-442. PMID: 22847786

Akinyemiju TF, Soliman AS, Johnson NJ, Altekruse SF, Welch K, Banerjee M, Schwartz K, Merajver SD. Individual and neighborhood socio economic status and healthcare resources in relation to black-white breast cancer survival disparities. PloS One. 2013 Apr; 8(4): e61879. PMID: 23637921
Chen W, Weng S, Zhang F, Allen SG, Li X, Bao LW, Lam RHW, Macoska JA, Merajver SD, Fu J. Nanoroughened surfaced for efficient capture of circulating tumor cells without using capture antibodies. ACS Nano. 2013 Jan; 7(1): 566-575. PMC3962680.

Wynn ML, Merajver SD, Schnell S. Unraveling the complex regulatory relationships between metabolism and signal transduction in cancer. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012; 736: 179-189. PMC3669218.

Chen Y-C, Allen SG, Wu Z-F, Merajver SD, Yoon E. Lymphatic capillary migration assay by single-cell migration chip. CTAS Proceedings, 2012.

Wynn ML, Consul N, Merajver SD, Schnell S. Logic-based models in systems biology: A predictive and parameter-free network analysis method. Integr Biol. 2012 Nov; 4(11): 1323-1337. PMC3612358.

Sepulchre JA, Merajver SD, Ventura AC. Retroactive signaling in short signaling pathways. PloS One. 2012 Jul; 7(7): e40806.

Rosenthal DT, Merajver SD. Rethinking the war on cancer: Multidisciplinary collaborations between biologists and physical scientists. Future Oncol. 2012 Apr; 8(4): 339-341. PMID: 22515435.

Rosenthal DT, Zhang J, Bao LW, Zhu L, Wu ZF, Toy K, Kleer C, Merajver SD. RhoC impacts the metastatic potential and abundance of breast cancer stems cells. PloS One. 2012 Jan; 7(7): e40979. PMID: 22911725.