Research Programs


Cancer Population Sciences (CPS)

Program Leaders:

Janice Krieger, Ph.D.
Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N.

Mission:

To reduce the cancer-related burden within the UFHCC catchment area by conducting person centered, family-focused, clinician engaged and population-based research to improve cancer prevention, treatment, symptom management and palliative care — with particular emphasis on those who face unique disadvantages due to race/ ethnicity, poverty, rurality, older age and poor health literacy.

 

Cancer Therapeutics & Host Response (CTHR)

Program Leaders:

Duane A. Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D.
Christian Jobin, Ph.D.

Mission:

The mission of the Cancer Therapeutics and Host Response (CTHR) program is to define mechanisms regulating host responses to tumor progression and advance novel therapeutic treatments for patients with cancer.

 

Mechanisms of Oncogenesis (MOO)

Program Leader:

Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP

Mission:

The mission of the Mechanisms of Oncogenesis (MOO) program is to define the molecular pathways by which normal cells transform to neoplasia in order to identify new methods of cancer prevention and treatment.