Walker Wharton, Ph.D.

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Research Professor

Email: WWharton@salud.unm.edu


Interests:

  • Functional analysis of gene expression in leukemia
  • Nanoparticle based therapies

Education and Certification Information

Post Doctoral Fellowship
Cancer Research Center
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
1978 -1981

Ph.D.
Pharmacology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
1978

M.A.
Psychology
University of Missouri
Kansas City, MO
1974

B.S.
Chemistry
Rockhurst College
Kansas City, MO
1970


Selected Publications:

  • I-Ming Chen, Richard C. Harvey, Charles G. Mullighan, Julie M. Gastier-Foster, Walker Wharton, Huining Kang, Michael J. Borowitz, Bruce M. Camitta, Andrew J. Carrolll, Meenakshi Devidas, D. Jeanette Pullenm Debbie Payne-Turner, Sarah K. Tasian, Shalini Reshmi, Catherine E. Cottrell, Gregory H. Reaman, W. Paul Bowman, William L. Carroll, Mingon L. Loh, Naomi J. Winick, Stephen P. Hunger, and Cheryl L. Willman. Outcome Modeling with CRLF2, IKZF1, JAK, and Minimal Residual Disease in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Children’s Oncology Group Study. Blood 119:3512-3522 (2012).

  • Carlee E. Ashley, Eric C. Carnes, Katherine E. Epler, David P. Padilla, Genevieve K. Phillips, Robert E. Castillo, Dan C. Wilkerson, Brian S. Wilkerson, Cameron A Burgard, Robin M. Kalinich, Jason L. Townson, Bryce Chackerian, Cheryl L. Willman, David S. Peabody, Walker Wharton, and C. Jeffery Brinker. Delivery of Small Interfering RNA by Peptide- Targeted Nanoporous Particle-Supported Lipid Bilayers. ACS Nano 6:2174-2188 (2012).

  • Katharine Epler, David Padilla, Genevieve Phillips, Perter Crowder, Robert Castillo, Dan Wilkinson, Brian Wilkinson, Cameron Burgard, Robin Kalinich, Jason Townson, Bryce Chackerian, Cheryl Willman, David Peabody, Walker Wharton, C. Jeffery Brinker, Carlee Ashley, and Eric Carnes. Delivery of Ricin Toxin A-Chain by Peptide-Targeted Nanoporous Nanoparticle Supposrted Lipid Bilayers. Advanced Healthcare Materials 1:348-353 (2012).

  • Carlee E. Ashley, Eric C. Carnes, Genevieve K. Phillips, Paul N. Durfee, Mekensky Buley, David P. Padilla, Brandy Phillips, Mark B. Cantor, Cheryl L. Willman, C. Jeffery Brinker, Bryce Chackerian, Walker Wharton, and David S. Peabody. Cell-specific Delivery of Diverse Cargos by Bacteriophage MS2 Virus-like Particles. ACS Nano 5:5729-5745 (2011).

  • Carlee E. Ashley, Eric C. Carnes, Genevieve K. Phillips, David Padilla, Page A. Brown, Tracey N. Hanna, Juewen Liu, Brandy Phillips, Mark B. Carter, Nichlaus Carroll, Xingmao Jing, Darren Dunphy, Cheryl L. Willman, Dimiter N. Petsev, Deborah G. Evans, Atul Parikh, Bryce Chackerian, Walker Wharton, David S. Peabody, and C. Jeffery Brinker. Protocells – A Universal Nanocarrier for Targeted Delivery of Multicomponent Cargos to Cancer. Nature Materials 10:389-397 (2011).

  • Richard C. Harvey, Xuefei Wang, Kevin K. Dobbin, George S. Davidson, Edward J. Bedrick, I.-Ming Chen, Susan R. Atlas, Huining Kang, Kerem Ar, Carla S. Wilson, Walker Wharton, Maurice Murphy, Meenakshi Devidas, Andrew J. Carroll, Michael J. Borowitz, W. Paul Bowman, Charles G. Mullighan, James Downing, Mary Relling, William L. Carroll, Bruce Camitta, Gregory H. Reaman, Malcolm Smith, Stephen P. Hunger, and Cheryl L. Willman. Identification of Novel Cluster Groups in Pediatric High Risk B-Precursor Lymphoblstic leukemia by Unsupervised Gene Expression Profiling: Correlation with Genome-Wide DNA Copy Alterations, Clinical characteristics, and Outcome. Blood 116:4874-4884 (2010).

  • Richard C. Harvey, Charles G. Mullighan, I-Ming Chen, Walker Wharton, Fady M. Mikhail, Andrew J. Carroll, Huining Kang, Wei Liu, Kevin K. Dobbin, Malcolm A. Smith, William L. Carroll, Meenakshi Devidas, W. Paul Bowman, Bruce Camitta, Gregory H. Reamon, Stephen P. Hunger, James R. Downing, and Cheryl L. Willman. Rearrangement of CRLF2 is Associated with Mutation of JAK Kinases, Alteration of IKZF1, Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity and a Poor Outcome in Pediatric B-Progenitor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Blood 115:5312-5321 (2010).

  • Huining Kang, I-Ming Chen, Carla S. Wilson, Edward J. Bedrick, Richard C. Harvey, Susan R. Atlas, Stephen P. Hunger, Meenakshi Devidas, Xuefei Wang, Maurice Murphy, Kerem Ar, Walker Wharton, Michael J. Borowitz, W. Paul Bowman, Deepa Bhojwani, William L. Carroll, Bruce Camitta, Gregory H. Reaman, and Cheryl L. Willman. Gene Expression Classifiers for Relapse Free Survival and Minimal Residual Disease Improve Risk Classification and Outcome Prediction in Pediatric B-Precursor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Blood 115:1394-1405 (2010).

  • I-Ming Chen, Richard C. Harvey, Charles G. Mullighan, Julie M. Gastier-Foster, Walker Wharton, Huining Kang, Michael J. Borowitz, Bruce M. Camitta, Andrew J. Carrolll, Meenakshi Devidas, D. Jeanette Pullenm Debbie Payne-Turner, Sarah K. Tasian, Shalini Reshmi, Catherine E. Cottrell, Gregory H. Reaman, W. Paul Bowman, William L. Carroll, Mingon L. Loh, Naomi J. Winick, Stephen P. Hunger, and Cheryl L. Willman. Outcome Modeling with CRLF2, IKZF1, JAK, and Minimal Residual Disease in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Children’s Oncology Group Study. Blood (In press).62. Karol Dokladny, Rebecca, Lobb, Walker Wharton, Thomas Y. Ma, and Pope L. Moseley. LPS-Induced Cytokine Levels are Repressed by Elevated Expression of HSP70 in Rats: Possible Role of NF-kB. Cell Stress and Chaperones 15:153-163 (2010).

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