The Cancer Biology Program incorporates expertise in the areas of biochemistry, chemistry, physics, pathology, molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology, radiation oncology, and surgical oncology. Research activities that are currently underway in the cancer biology program include the following: (1) prostate cancer genetics; (2) methylation profiling and risk of colorectal cancer; (3) differential transcription factor activation of H. pylori; (4) triple negative breast cancer in young African-American women; (5) nicotine, biogenic amines and depression; and (6) in vivo NMR spectroscopy for noninvasive pharmacokinetics, as examples.
Dunston, Georgia, Ph.D.
Frederick, Wayne, M.D.
Role: Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Interim Director, Cancer Center