Population Science Programs
The Population Science Division includes faculty whose research focuses on identification of modifiable lifestyle factors, gene-environment interactions and chemopreventive agents for cancer prevention, development of state-of-the-art technologies for early cancer detection and successful strategies for improving communication of cancer risk and care, palliative care, treatment outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients.
Our programs are:
Research Initiatives & Grants
- Cancer Survivorship Institute
Provides insight into and support for the challenges facing cancer survivors in the years that follow treatment.
- Cancer Population Epigenetics Research Initiative
Aims to expand our ability to study human diseases in numerous cancer populations.
- Chicago CHEC
Works to advance cancer health equity through meaningful scientific discovery, education, training and community engagement.
- Northwestern Institute for Comparative Effectiveness Research
A collaboration between research programs that focuses on comparative effectiveness and health policy in oncology.