Description of Research Expertise
Specializes in murine models of bone metastasis from breast and kidney.
Additional expertise in osteosarcoma murine models studying local tumor growth in bone and metastasis to the lungs.
Focused on identifying unique molecular targets in both breast and renal cancer.
Utilizes novel drug therapies to treat bone destruction and systemic metastasis in breast and renal cancer murine models.
Weber K: Part 4 of a series of interviews with Janet S. Wright, MD, Senior VP of Science and Quality at the American College of Cardiology on Quality Initiatives AAOS Now Podcast : 2014.
Davalos-Bichara M, Lin FR, Carey JP, Walston JD, Fairman JE, Schubert MC, Barron JS, Hughes J, Millar JL, Spar A, Weber KL, Ying HS, Zackowski KM, Zee D, Agrawal Y: Development and Validation of a Falls-Grading Scale. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy 36 (2): 63-67,2013.
Weber, KL: Musculoskeletal Oncology and Systemic Disease AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review : 2013.
Lau WM, Doucet M, Stadel R, Huang D, Weber KL, Kominsky SL: ENPP1: A Potential Facilitator of Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis PLoS One : 2013.
Del Grande F, Subhawong T, Weber KL, Fayad L: Detection of Soft Tissue Sarcoma Recurrence: Added Value of Functional MR Imaging Techniques at 3T Radiology : 2013.
Mugera C, Belzberg A, Suh KJ, Weber KL, Carrino J, Huisman T, Chabbra A: Sclerotic Lesions of the Spine - MRI Assessment Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging : 2013.
Lau WM, Doucet M, Huang D, Weber KL, Kominsky SL: CITED2 Modulates Estrogen Receptor Transcriptional Activity in Breast Cancer Cells Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications : 2013.
Weber KL and Kominsky: Concepts and Surgical Treatment of Metastatic Bone Disease. In Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, (8th ed) : 2013.
Miclau T, Moshed S, Weber KL (Section 1 Editors): Principles of Orthopaedics (Section 1) AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 11 : 2013.
Turkelson C and Weber KL: The Scientific Foundations of Healthcare Guidelines In Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice, ed 4. : 2013.
Academic Contact Information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 2 Silverstein
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