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Department > Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology

Cancer Research

Research includes the study of fundamental mechanisms of apoptosis and programmed cell death, prostate cancer metastasis to bone, and studying premalignant to malignant cell transformation using human oral epithelial cells. The latter includes research on mutagenesis in lacZ mice, investigations of tobacco use and oral cancer, and the role of bacteria and inflammation in oral cancer.

Department of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology Faculty involved in cancer research include: