Profiles in Cancer Research
The men and women who contribute to cancer research come from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. These profiles highlight the work of NCI and NCI-funded researchers, clinicians, and others and describe what led them to embark on a career in cancer research.
The chief of the Clinical Genetics Branch in NCI’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics studies the association between telomere length and cancer risk.
The chief of the Urologic Oncology Branch in NCI’s Center for Cancer Research investigates gene pathways in kidney cancer to find new treatment strategies.
The head of the Clinical Trials Group in NCI’s Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology explores how to harness the power of the body’s immune system to fight cancer more effectively.
The senior investigator in the Clinical Genetics Branch of NCI’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics uses molecular epidemiology to predict and prevent cervical cancer.
The investigator in NCI’s Center for Cancer Research studies the role of NF-κB signaling in ovarian cancer.
The San Diego State University biologist uses a variety of methods, including structural, computational, and kinetic analyses, to study enzymes that may play a role in cancer.