Professor, Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry; Feinberg School of Medicine
Cancer Cell Biology,Women's Cancer
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Dr. Kiyokawa's research is focused on the roles of cell division cycle-regulatory genes in cancer initiation and progression, with an emphasis on breast, ovary and other endocrine-related tumors. To define the mechanisms of cancer development that are linked to organismal development, the laboratory takes a unique strategy that combines biochemistry, proteomics and mouse genetics.
Keywords: cell cycle, checkpoint, cyclin, CDK, diabetes, neuroendocrine, mammary gland.