Stacie Kutz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology
SCA Biology Program Coordinator

Contact Information
Office: Albany Campus, Science Building
Phone: (518) 292-1759
Email: kutzs@sage.edu

Research Interests:

  • Cancer research at Albany Medical Center
  • Wound repair mechanisms

Publications:

Kutz SM, Higgins CE, Higgins PJ (2012) Novel Combinatorial Therapeutic Targeting of PAI-1 (SERPINE1) Gene Expression in Alzheimer’s Disease. Mol Med Ther 1:2.

Kutz, S.M., Higgins, C.E., Samarakoon, R., Higgins, S.P., Allen, R.R., Qi, L. and Higgins, P.J., (2006) “TGFB-1-Induced PAI-1 Expression is Ebox/USF-Dependent and Requires EGFR Signaling”, Exp. Cell Res. 312 (7): 1093-105.

Samarakoon, R, Kutz, SM and Higgins, PJ (2005) Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Type-1 Gene Expression and Induced Migration in TGF-B-Stimulated Smooth Muscle Cells is pp60-src and MEK-Dependent. J. Cell. Phys., 204:236-246.

Kutz, SM and Higgins, PJ (2004) Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Type-1 Expression Targeting: New Therapeutic Approaches to Regulate Tumor Growth and Angiogenesis. Recent Res. Devel. Cell Sci., 1:1-10.

Presentations:

Spaulding, C., Kutz, S.M., Freytag, J.L. and Higgins, P.J. (2008) “PAI-1 Expression is   critical for TGF-B+EGF-stimulated cell migration and wound closure of human keritinocytes”, Sigma XI Northeastern Conference, Ithaca, NY.

Cervone, C., Kutz, S.M., Freytag, J.L. and Higgins, P.J. (2007) “TGF-B1-Stimulated Transactivation of the EGF Receptor is Required for PAI-1 Expression”, Sigma XI Northeastern Conference, Ithaca, NY.