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Creating research and training programs to enhancing cancer research, education and care for patients.


The Cancer Biology Department is the home of a dynamic, collaborative and highly interactive faculty with cutting-edge research programs that span a wide range of cancer-related topics.

Every new discovery and success in our laboratories—big and small—is putting our dreams of eradicating (or controlling) cancer closer than ever to reality. We hope you will join us in our fight against cancer through basic and translational research at this most opportune and exciting time.

Latest Cancer Biology News

Congratulations to Jun-Lin Guan, PhD!

Dr. Guan, Francis Brunning Professor and Chair, Department of Cancer Biology, has been awarded an NIH R01 renewal from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The goal of the five year grant entitled “Regulation of neural stem cells and neurogenesis by autophagy genes” is to determine the molecular and cellular mechanisms of neural progenitor/stem cell regulation which can lead to the development of new treatments for neurodegenerative and related diseases.

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Department of
Cancer Biology

Vontz Center for Molecular Studies
3125 Eden Avenue
PO Box 670521
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0521

Mail Location: 0521
Phone: 513-558-5323
Fax: 513-558-1190