MCW Cancer Center Research Programs
The MCW Cancer Center research efforts are focused around four programs that leverage institutional and partner investments to build on existing scientific expertise. These Research Programs were selected because of strong leadership, current and potential funding and faculty opportunities and suitability for collaboration between projects and investigators.
Discovering biological abnormalities and chemical characteristics of cancer cells -- epigenetics, carcinogenesis, signal transduction, and alternations in functions and regulations -- to develop more effective methods of preventing and treating cancer.
Harry R. & Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research; Chairman and Professor of Biophysics; Director, Free Radical Research Center
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Molecular Cancer Therapeutics (MCT)
Understanding the interaction of cancer cells with their environment and the progression of cancer. Creating new innovations in early detection, imaging, and targeted screening and treatment of cancer.
Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Hematologic Malignancy & Transplantation (HMT)
Understanding how transferring cells from one person to another can kill cancer cells, and discovering new ways to reset the immune system. Improving survivorship and quality of life for cancer patients receiving blood and bone marrow transplants.
Professor, Medicine, Pediatrics and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Cancer Control & Outcomes (CCO)
Focus on underserved populations and cancer disparities, survivorship, and reducing cancer incidence and rates of death across all demographic groups.
Associate Professor, Medicine
Professor, Medicine; Associate Director of Prevention and Control, MCW Cancer Center