Cancer Research

New and exciting cancer research is currently taking place at MUSM.  Faculty members studying cancer are working to determine how different types of cancer develop, as well as ways to treat this devastating illness that affects thousands of Georgians every year.

Funding Organizations

  • WES-Leukemia Research Foundation
  • National Institutes of Health

Cancer Research Faculty

  • Himangshu Bose

    Himangshu Bose

    PhD

    Dr. Bose’s areas of interest include reproductive endocrine cell biology and breast cancer.
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  • Raghavan Chinnadurai

    PhD

    Dr. Chinnadurai’s lab studies the immunobiology of Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells, are the non-hematopoietic stem cells of bone marrow.
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  • Pamela Cook

    Pamela Cook

    PhD

    Dr. Cook’s research focuses on retrotransposons, also known as mobile or junk DNA, which make up a significant proportion of the human genome.

  • McKallip, Rob

    Robert McKallip

    PhD

    The McKallip laboratory is interested in exploring novel strategies to stimulate the immune response to tumors and understanding mechanisms used by cancer cells to escape immune recognition, and destruction.
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  • Perkins, Edward

    Ed Perkins

    PhD

  • Yang, Wei-Hsiung

    Wei-Hsiung Yang

    PhD

    Dr. Yang’s research specifically focuses on FOX proteins and p53.
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