Oliver Kent Glass, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine
Assistant Professor in Pathology
Campus mail 3475 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-6672
Email address oliver.glass@duke.edu

My research interests are understanding how and why exercise is effective in chronic disease. I am interested in the unique role of skeletal muscle as a key mediator of exercise effects. 

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University, 2015


Hartman, Zachary C., Takuya Osada, Oliver Glass, Xiao Y. Yang, Gang-Jun Lei, H Kim Lyerly, and Timothy M. Clay. “Ligand-independent toll-like receptor signals generated by ectopic overexpression of MyD88 generate local and systemic antitumor immunity.” Cancer Res 70, no. 18 (September 15, 2010): 7209–20. https://doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-10-0905.

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Hartman, Zachary C., Junping Wei, Takuya Osada, Oliver Glass, Gangjun Lei, Xiao-Yi Yang, Sharon Peplinski, et al. “An adenoviral vaccine encoding full-length inactivated human Her2 exhibits potent immunogenicty and enhanced therapeutic efficacy without oncogenicity.” Clin Cancer Res 16, no. 5 (March 1, 2010): 1466–77. https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-09-2549.

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Osada, T., X. Y. Yang, Z. C. Hartman, O. Glass, B. L. Hodges, D. Niedzwiecki, M. A. Morse, H. K. Lyerly, A. Amalfitano, and T. M. Clay. “Optimization of vaccine responses with an E1, E2b and E3-deleted Ad5 vector circumvents pre-existing anti-vector immunity.” Cancer Gene Ther 16, no. 9 (September 2009): 673–82. https://doi.org/10.1038/cgt.2009.17.

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Hartman, Zachary C., Daniel M. Appledorn, Delila Serra, Oliver Glass, Todd B. Mendelson, Timothy M. Clay, and Andrea Amalfitano. “Replication-attenuated Human Adenoviral Type 4 vectors elicit capsid dependent enhanced innate immune responses that are partially dependent upon interactions with the complement system.” Virology 374, no. 2 (May 10, 2008): 453–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2008.01.017.

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