Thomas J. Rutherford MD, PhD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Gynecologic Oncology | Ovarian Cancer Program, Early Detection | Discovery to Cure

Developmental Therapeutics

Research Interests

Minimally invasive surgical techniques; Ovarian stem cell research; Micro-RNA; Novel biologic agents for treatment; Early detection of ovarian cancer more...


  • Ph.D., Medical College of Ohio, 1986
  • M.D., Medical College of Ohio, 1989

Selected Publications

  • Bellone S, Siegel ER, Cocco E, Cargnelutti M, Silasi DA, Azodi M, Schwartz PE, Rutherford TJ, Pecorelli S, Santin AD. Overexpression of epithelial cell adhesion molecule in primary, metastatic, and recurrent/chemotherapy-resistant epithelial ovarian cancer: implications for epithelial cell adhesion molecule-specific immunotherapy. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2009 Jul;19(5):860-6.
  • Ratner ES, Toy E, O'Malley DM, McAlpine J, Rutherford TJ, Azodi M, Higgins SA, Schwartz PE. Brain metastases in epithelial ovarian and primary peritoneal carcinoma.Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2009 Jul;19(5):856-9.



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