Colorado State University , Biochemistry
Graduate School
Colorado State University (1989)

Research Interest

  • Biomarkers of radiotherapeutic response in head and neck cancer
  • Carcinogenic risk from charged particle exposures in space
  • Charged particle radiotherapy
  • Combined modality radiotherapy via radioprotecting and radiosensitizing compounds
  • Intrinsic radiosensitivity


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Chromosomal fragility syndrome and family history of radiosensitivity as indicators for radiotherapy dose modification.
Alsbeih G, Story MD, Maor MH, Geara FB, Brock WA Radiother Oncol 2003 Mar 66 3 341-4
Cyclin B1 overexpression and resistance to radiotherapy in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Hassan KA, Ang KK, El-Naggar AK, Story MD, Lee JI, Liu D, Hong WK, Mao L Cancer Res. 2002 Nov 62 22 6414-7
Autophosphorylation of the DNA-dependent protein kinase catalytic subunit is required for rejoining of DNA double-strand breaks.
Chan DW, Chen BP, Prithivirajsingh S, Kurimasa A, Story MD, Qin J, Chen DJ Genes Dev. 2002 Sep 16 18 2333-8
Evidence of haplotype insufficiency in human cells containing a germline mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2.
Buchholz TA, Wu X, Hussain A, Tucker SL, Mills GB, Haffty B, Bergh S, Story M, Geara FB, Brock WA, Int. J. Cancer 2002 Feb 97 5 557-61
NF-kappaB1 (p50) homodimers contribute to transcription of the bcl-2 oncogene.
Kurland JF, Kodym R, Story MD, Spurgers KB, McDonnell TJ, Meyn RE J. Biol. Chem. 2001 Nov 276 48 45380-6
Paclitaxel restores radiation-induced apoptosis in a bcl-2-expressing, radiation-resistant lymphoma cell line.
Nguyen LN, Munshi A, Hobbs ML, Story MD, Meyn RD Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2001 Mar 49 4 1127-32
Cellular responses to ionizing radiation damage.
Li L, Story M, Legerski RJ, Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2001 Mar 49 4 1157-62
Anthracycline-induced erythroid differentiation of K562 cells is inhibited by p28, a novel mammalian glutathione-binding stress protein.
Kodym R, Calkins PR, Story MD Leuk. Res. 2001 Feb 25 2 151-6
Haplotypes at ATM identify coding-sequence variation and indicate a region of extensive linkage disequilibrium.
Bonnen PE, Story MD, Ashorn CL, Buchholz TA, Weil MM, Nelson DL Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2000 Dec 67 6 1437-51
Degradation of the nuclear matrix is a common element during radiation-induced apoptosis and necrosis.
Dynlacht JR, Earles M, Henthorn J, Roberts ZV, Howard EW, Seno JD, Sparling D, Story MD Radiat. Res. 1999 Dec 152 6 590-603

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (2015)
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (2005)
  • American Association of Cancer Research (1998)
  • Radiation Research Society (1988)