Neil Sidell, PhD - Professor, Interim Vice Chair Research

Neil Sidell

Division of Research

Interim Director, Division of Research

Education & Training   


M.S. in Physics, University of Oregon

Ph.D. in Physics, University of Oregon

Visiting Research Scholar, GSF - Forschungszentrum fuer Umwelt und Gesundheit, Munich, Germany

Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in the laboratory of Friedrich Deinhardt, Max von Pettenkofer Institute, Munich, West Germany

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tumor Immunology, University of California Los Angeles

Postdoctoral Fellow in Radiation Oncology Training Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

Society & Professional Memberships  


American Association for Cancer Research

American Association of Immunologists

International Association for Vitamin and Nutritional Oncology

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Winship Cancer Center

Awards and Honors

Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Fundation, West Germany

Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany

Visiting Research Scholar, GSF-Institute of Immunology, Munich, Germany

Journal and Ad Hoc Research Grant Reviewer:

National Science Foundation

National Institute of Neurological Dissorders and Stroke, NIH

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH

National Cancer Institute, NIH

Veterans Administration

Cancer Research Coordinating Committee, University of California

Emory University School of Medicine 
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics 
1639 Pierce Drive, Suite 4303
Atlanta, Georgia  30322 
Email: nsidell@emory.edu 

-  Induced Differentiation of Human Neuroblastoma

-  Hormonal Regulation of Inflammatory Responses and Cell Growth Associated with Endometriosis,” 

-  Project leader of section 4 in Program Project “Macrophages, Oxidation, and Endometriosis,” Sampath Parthasarathy, Ph.D., PI.  

-  Phenylacetate: Novel Therapeutic Uses in Breast Cancer

Selected Research Articles

1. mRNA-Binding Protein ZFP36 Is Expressed in Atherosclerotic Lesions and Reduces Inflammation in Aortic Endothelial Cells. Zhang H, Taylor WR, Joseph G, Caracciolo V, Gonzales DM, Sidell N, Seli E, Blackshear PJ, Kallen CB. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:  23559629  [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] Related citations   Select item 23427183

2. Analysis of Follicular Fluid Retinoids in Women Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization: Retinoic Acid Influences Embryo Quality and Is Reduced in Women With Endometriosis.
Pauli SA, Session DR, Shang W, Easley K, Wieser F, Taylor RN, Pierzchalski K, Napoli JL, Kane MA, Sidell N. Reprod Sci. 2013 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23427183  [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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3. Retinoic acid regulates gap junction intercellular communication in human endometrial stromal cells through modulation of the phosphorylation status of connexin 43.
Wu J, Taylor RN, Sidell N.  J Cell Physiol. 2013 Apr;228(4):903-10. doi: 10.1002/jcp.24241.
PMID: 23042455  [PubMed - in process] 
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