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Translational Research in Solid Tumors Members

The Translational Research in Solid Tumors (TRIST) Program consists of accomplished faculty conducting translational studies centered on the themes of molecular and cell biology, early diagnosis, prognosis, risk factors, therapeutics and treatment of cancer of the aerodigestive tract, dermatologic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary and neuro-oncologic cancers.

Abazeed, Mohamed

Abazeed, Mohamed

Associate Professor

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As a physician scientist trained in clinical oncology, genetics, cancer genomics, computational biology machine learning and biostatistics, I am interested in basic research to discover mechanisms tha... [more]

Abdulkadir, Sarki

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My research has focused on deciphering the molecular mechanisms that drive epithelial cancer initiation, progression and recurrence with an emphasis on prostate cancer. My lab has been active in estab... [more]

Adli, Mazhar

Adli, Mazhar

Associate Professor

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I obtained my Ph.D. training in cancer biology and postdoc training in the large-scale human genome and epigenome mapping projects provides me a unique set of experimental and analytical skills to exe... [more]

Allen, Bradley

Allen, Bradley

Assistant Professor

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My research and clinical interests include medical imaging, cardiovascular disease diagnosis and treatment, lung cancer, fluid mechanics, and computer science. The goal is to use my technical backgro... [more]

Amarasekera, Channa

Amarasekera, Channa

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Amarasekera is a pioneer in the research of health outcomes in urology for men who have sex with men and has developed a framework for how to optimize treatment for prostate cancer among this pati... [more]

Benson III, Al B.

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Al B. Benson III, MD, FACP, FASCO, is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Director for Cooperative Groups at th... [more]

Bharat, Ankit

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My research is focused on lung preservation, transplant immunology and airway biology, achieved through collaboration with the Kovler Comprehensive Transplant Center and the Division of Pulmonary and ... [more]

Boumber, Yanis

Boumber, Yanis

Associate Professor

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I am a physician-scientist at the Department of Hematology-Oncology, performing basic and translational research to improve outcomes in lung cancer and actively involved in innovative clinical trials.... [more]

Brat, Daniel

Brat, Daniel

Professor

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Project 1. We investigate mechanisms of progression to glioblastoma (GBM), the highest grade astrocytoma, including genetics, hypoxia, and angiogenesis. Progression is characterized by tumor necrosis,... [more]

Bulun, Serdar

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I have been conducting both basic and clinical research in steroid-related aspects of human disease since 1991. I have collaborated with many groups of scientists over the past 20 years to study the r... [more]