Cellular & Molecular Pathology

Cancer Biology

Faculty are investigating all aspects of cancer biology including carcinogenesis, progression and metastasis. Current research includes studies of cell structure and its relationship to cancer, genetic alterations, changes in cell-cell and cell-ECM interactions and growth factors. Many types of cancers are focused upon, including prostate, bladder, gastrointestinal, and liver. Faculty members in this program represent some of the internationally recognized investigators in cancer research, applying the latest techniques and approaches to these diseases.