Breast Cancer Working Group

The mission of the Breast Cancer Working Group is to create a unique group for collaborations between the University of Florida and University of Florida – Jacksonville faculty, co-PI grant applications, and networking for planning future collaborations based on different areas of expertise.

Current areas of interest include:

  • Breast cancer disparity
  • Obesity/inflammation in breast cancer
  • Drug development for novel targets
  • Breast cancer and aging
  • Collaborations with bioengineering and chemical engineering for therapeutics
  • Technical/resource collaborations

Meeting agenda items will vary and can include:

  • Identification of collaborators
  • Discussion to create additional collaborative grant applications
  • Presentation of early-stage ideas for feedback
  • Discussion to help strengthen proposals before submission to funding agencies
  • Presentation by an outside expert

Want to suggest a topic? Fill out the Breast Cancer Working Group topic suggestion form.

For more information about the group, please contact Weizhou Zhang, Ph.D., at, Dejana Braithwaite, Ph.D., at or Shahla Masood, M.D., at

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