Betty Pace

Interim Section Chief

Betty Pace

Interim Section Chief


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics: Hematology/Oncology

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Other Duties

Tedesco Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Hematolog, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology

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  • BG CN 2014 4112


  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin, 1981

  • BS, Math Marquette University, 1976


  • PHY Ga Comp Med Brd, 2010

Awards & Honors

  • GRU Faculty Senate Basic Science Faculty Award 2013

  • Lifetime Diversity Champion Award University of Texas at Dallas, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BCMB 9300

  • VBIO 9300

    Research in Vascular Bio
  • PEDS 5017

    Peds Hematology/Oncology Extn.
  • GMED 5028

    Resch Elect Med
  • VBIO 9010

    Seminar in Vascular Bio


Selected Recent Publications

  • A cell-based high-throughput screen for novel chemical inducers of fetal hemoglobin for treatment of hemoglobinopathies, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Enhancing the careers of under-represented junior faculty in biomedical research: The Summer Institute Program to Increase Diversity (SIPID), 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Ethanol Exposure Induces Neonatal Neurodegeneration by Enhancing CB1R Exon1 Histone H4K8 Acetylation and Up-regulating CB1R Function causing Neurobehavioral Abnormalities in Adult Mice., 2014
  • Fetal hemoglobin induction by monomethylfumarate: relevance to prevention and treatment of sickle cell retinopathy (SR), 2014
  • Fetal hemoglobin induction to treat β-hemoglobinopathies: from bench to bedside, 2014