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Cathie Miller PhD Resume

Cathie Miller PhD Resume

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Savvy scientist with project management, database design, writing and editing skills.
Savvy scientist with project management, database design, writing and editing skills.

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Resume Cathie G. Miller, PhD
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Project managementProject design/implementationDatabase designData verification/migration/scrubbingGrant/scientific publication writingScientific editingScientific reviewCAPAHIPAA/IACUC Regulatory review/complianceCommunity Outreach
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology), 1997University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, B.S. (Biology), 1986
1997-1998 Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA1998-2002 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PAAdvisor: Nigel W. Fraser; Research Area: Role of immune response in the use of neuro-attenuated HSV forintracranial melanoma. Specifically, developed novel syngenic murine melanoma model in order todetermine contribution of immune response to efficacious oncolytic viral therapy. Funding Agency: NIHPostdoctoral Fellowship
Responsible for:Health science business intelligence consultsDevelopment of novel databasesData migration/scrubbing including ETL,mining, quality assuranceGrant writingScientific writingScientific editingHIPAA/IACUC consultation
NATIONAL DISEASE RESEARCH INTERCHANGE, PHILADELPHIA, PA (2009-2011)Director, Human Biological Data Interchange, the Genetics Division of NDRI
Responsible for:Business developmentDatabase development and managementData migration/scrubbing, including ETL,mining, quality assuranceGrant writingEditingCommunity outreachScientific outreachScientific salesBudget development and trackingHIPAA regulations and controlTimeline projectionsProject documentationRepository maintenance Management of international genetics registry and associated repository for type 1 diabetes andcomplications, as well as associated autoimmune diseases. Responsible for all day-to-day operations,family recruitment/service, researcher recruitment/service, budget, project timelines, grant submissions,HIPAA and community interactions.
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 Projects included:
Successful scrubbing and redesign of database to increase efficiency and increase data tracking.Decreased size of database by 50% while increased data points tracked by 35%.Successfully reinvested families in the registry project, with over 40% of families previously lost tofollow-up recovered and re-enrolled.Recruited new families (10%) into the registry program by actively interacting with families and supportnetworks, both in person and online (including development of Facebook, Twitter and blog).Successful marketing of registry, data and biosamples to researcher base (80% new contracts).Maintained and expanded grant funding for the department through state funds and collaborationswith external research groups for federal funds.Lead on mid-phase development of corporate software, including quality assurance, data migration,data scrubbing and final revisions.
HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM, DETROIT, MICHIGAN (2002-2009)Research Scientist, Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, 2007-2009
Responsible for:Project managementExperimental designScientific writingGrant reviewRegulatory review, design, trackingData collection and trackingData and statistical analysisData presentation Development of collaborative research endeavors between members of multiple research groupsconsisting of departmental and health system members, specifically in areas of cancer biology.Responsible for the development, submission and management of grant proposals, peer-reviewedarticles, and regulatory requirements.
Projects included
:Development of a novel in house circulating tumor cell assay, to quantify the CTCs in women diagnosedwith breast cancer and accessing follow-up care at HFH.Integration of a project between a clinician, molecular epidemiologist and research scientist to developa model for exploring the proteins and genes involved in the lymph node metastasis of breast cancer.Coordination of an in house prostate cancer screening project via engagement of multiple individuals toparticipate in the development of a DNA methylation assay.Successful implementation of research study into the contribution of immune imbalance to uterinefibroids (grant funded).
Research Scientist, Hermelin Brain Tumor Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Henry Ford HealthSystem, Detroit, Michigan, 2006-2007
Responsible for:Project managementExperimental designScientific writingGrant reviewRegulatory review, design, trackingData collection and trackingData and statistical analysisData presentation Managing director of the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center Translational Therapy Core, with responsibilitiesincluding design and implementation of in vivo studies, organization/planning of experiments, tracking of animal usage logs for each investigator and each protocol, analysis of outcome (survival, tumor growth,etc), organization and management of post-experimental tissue collection and processing, andcollaboration with pathologists on histological data. Additionally, I was responsible for writing of 
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institutional regulation protocols, data write-up, grant preparation, grant review, and presentation design,preparation and editing.
Projects included
: stem cell delivery of therapeutic agents, nanoparticle delivery of therapeutic agents,role of specific proteins on tumor growth/biology, and novel drug discovery.
Senior Staff Scientist, Hermelin Brain Tumor Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Henry FordHealth System, Detroit, Michigan, 2002-2006
Responsible for:Project managementExperimental designScientific writingGrant writingPresentation to scientific and lay communitiesData and statistical analysisData collection and trackingRegulatory review, design, trackingDevelopment of collaborative research endeavors with departmental and health system members,specifically in areas of glioblastoma tumor biology and therapy. Responsible for writing, submission andpresentation of grants, articles and presentations.
Projects included
: Development of novel oncolytic viral therapies, role of chemokines in glioma cellgrowth and invasion, stem cell delivery.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (1989-1993)Research Associate, Injury and Inflammation Laboratory, Division of Trauma, Burn, and EmergencyServices, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1990-1993
Responsible for:Project managementExperimental designScientific writingData collection and trackingData and statistical analysisRegulatory review, design and trackingSmall animal surgeryMolecular/cellular biology Successfully undertook management of laboratory operations, budgets, regulatory reviews and staff.Organized and performed all laboratory experiments, including ELISAs, cytokine bioassays, tissue culture,PCR, in vivo experimentation and tissue harvest, analysis of lung and blood function. Tracking andprocessing of all laboratory samples and data. Analyzed all laboratory data and contributed to grant andarticle drafting and submission.
Projects included
: Role of cytokines in multiple organ failure, development of non-septic animal modelof multiple organ failure.
Research Assistant, Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation Laboratory, Department of Surgery,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1989-1990
Responsible for:Data collection/managementLiterature searchesLaboratory organizationExperiment managementAnimal handling 
Projects included
: Development of heparin ECMO system, development of ex-vivo organ maintenancesystem.

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