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Mark Elliott Mark Elliott
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Office Phone: 202-994-4756
Email: Email
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine


  • B.S., Ohio State University, 1979
  • PhD, Ohio State University, 1983


The Ohio State University (PhD 1983) Dept of Physiological Chemistry School of Medicine
Post-doc (1983 - 1986) Univeristy of Tennessee Memphis, Dept of Medical Immunology
Asst-Assoc Professor (1986 - 2006) Old Dominion University Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Associate Professor (2006 - present) The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine.

Biomedical Education, Molecular Oncology, Post-Transcriptional Modification of tRNA in Neoplastic Progression, Phytoestrogens in Breast and Prostate Cancer


Co-Director Foundations of Medicine Block,
Co-Director Gastrointestinal-Liver Block
Director of Biochemistry, School of Medicine and Health Sciences Allied Health Physician Assistant Program
Discipline Director for Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics and Nutrition, GWU Medical Curriculum.


molecular oncology
post-transcriptional modification of transfer RNA in neoplastic progression
phytoestrogens in breast and prostate cancer
biomedical education


  • Physician Assistant


View publications by this faculty member.

Essentials of Public Health Biology: A Guide for the Study of Pathophysiology. Ed. Constance U Battle Jones and Bartlett Publishers. Boston, MA (2009). "Biochemistry: A Foundation for Health Sciences." by Mark S. Elliott (page 9-12).

Herve Brule, Mark S. Elliott, Maria Redlak, Zendra E. Zehner, and W. Michael Holmes. Isolation and characterization of the human (N1G37) methyltransferase (TRM5) and comparison to the E coli TrmD protein. Biochemistry 43: 9243-9255, 2004.

Lester Pretlow, Roy Williams and Mark S. Elliott. TypeII estrogen binding site agonist: Synthesis and biological evaluation of the enantiomers of methyl-para-hydroxyphenylacetate (MeHPLA). Chirality, 15: 674-679, 2003.

Gary Z. Morris, Roy L. Williams, Mark S. Elliott, Stephen J. Beebe. Resveratrol induces apoptosis in LNCaP cells and requires hydroxyl groups to decrease viability in LNCaP and DUI145 cells. The Prostate. 54(4), 319-329, 2002.

Rana C. Morris and Mark S. Elliott. Queuosine modifications of tRNA: a case for convergent evolution. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 74: 147-159, 2001.

Mark S. Elliott. The Activation of the AH-gene Cluster. Journal of Irreproducible Results 42(4): 4-6, 1997.

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

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