Ratna B. Ray, Ph.D.

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Untitled document University of Calcutta, India, Ph. D., 1985

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Email Address: rayrb@slu.edu

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Ratna B. Ray, Ph.D.
Ratna B. Ray, Ph.D.
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1992-Present American Society for Microbiology1993-Present
American Association for Cancer Research1999-Present
American Society for Virology

Departmental Affiliations



1. Shrivastava S, Petrone J, Steele R, Lauer GM, Bisceglie AM, Ray RB. Upregulation of circulating miR-20a is correlated with hepatitis C virus mediated liver disease progression. Hepatology. 58(3):863-71, 2013 doi: 10.1002/hep.26296. (Highlighted in September, 2013 issue), PMCID: PMC3664107

2. Bittar C, Shrivastava S, Bhanja Chowdhury J, Rahal P, Ray RB. Hepatitis C Virus NS2 Protein Inhibits DNA Damage Pathway by Sequestering p53 to the Cytoplasm. PLoS One. 2013, 8(4):e62581.

3. Bhanja Chowdhury J, Shrivastava S, Steele R, Di Bisceglie AM, Ray R, Ray RB. Hepatitis C virus NS5a protein modulates IRF-7 mediated interferon-α signaling. Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research 2014 Jan;34(1):16-21. doi: 10.1089/jir.2013.0038.

4. Shrivastava S, Mukherje A, Ray R, Ray RB.  Hepatitis C virus induces interleukin-1β (IL-1β)/IL-18 in circulatory and resident liver macrophages. J Virol. 2013 87(22):12284-90. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01962-13.

5. Shrivastava S, Mukherjee A, and Ray RB.  Hepatitis C Virus infection, microRNA and Liver Disease Progression. World Journal of Hepatology, 2013, 5(7): 479-486. PMCID:PMC3782685

6. Rajamoorthi A, Shrivastava S, Steele R,  Nerurkar P, Gonzalez JG, Crawford S, Varvares M,  Ray RB.  Bitter Melon Reduces Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Growth by Targeting c-Met Signaling. PLoS One. 2013,  8(10):e78006.

7. Mukherjee A., Shrivastava S., Chowdhury JB, Ray R, and Ray RB. Transcriptional Suppression of miR-181c by Hepatitis C Virus Enhances Homeobox A1 Expression.  J. Virol. 2014, 88:7929-40 [Selected as a spotlight article of significant interest from the issue by the editors]. PMCID: PMC4097774

8. Mukherjee A., Di Bisceglie AM, and Ray RB.  Hepatitis C Virus Mediated Enhancement of miR-373 Impairs JAK/STAT Signaling Pathway.  J Virol 2015, 89:3356 –3365. PMCID: PMC4337546

9. Shrivastava S, Steele R,  Sowadski M, Crawford S, Varvares M, and  Ray RB.  Identification of molecular signature of head and neck cancer stem-like cells. Sci. Rep. 2015, 5, 7819; DOI:10.1038/srep07819.  PMCID: PMC4295111.

10. Shrivastava S, Devhare P, Sujijantarat N, Steele R, Kwon YC, Ray R, Ray RB. 2016. Knockdown of Autophagy Inhibits Infectious Hepatitis C Virus Release by the Exosomal Pathway. J Virol. 90(3):1387-96. PMCID: PMC4719613

11. Bhattacharya S., Steele R., Shrivastava S., Chakraborty S., Di Bisceglie AM, and Ray RB. 2016. Serum microRNA, miR-30e and miR-223, as novel non-invasive biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma. American Journal of Pathology. 186(2):242-7 PMCID: PMC4729242

12. Muhammad N, Bhattacharya S, Steele R, Ray RB. 2016. Anti-miR-203 suppresses ER-positive breast cancer growth and stemness by targeting SOCS3.  Oncotarget. 2016 Aug 10. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.11193. [Epub ahead of print], PMCID: (in progress)

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