Environmental Health - Cancer


Faculty Member


Research Interest

Aaron Hoffman


  • Molecular and environmental epidemiology of cancer
  • Circadian genetics and the role of circadian genes in carcinogenic processes
  • Small RNAs in cancer
  • Environmental factors in gene regulation

Charles Miller

Global Environmental Health Sciences

  • Toxicity mediated through nuclear receptor signaling pathways
  • Chaperone proteins and environmental stresses induced by xenobiotic compounds
  • Mutagenesis
  • Carcinogenesis
  • DNA damage and repair

Douglas Swift

Global Environmental Health Sciences

  • Environmental toxicology and cancer

Aurunthavarani Thiyagarajah

Global Environmental Health Sciences

  • Aquatic pathobiology/toxicology exposure assessment
  • Fish disease, diagnosis and pathology
  • Chemical carcinogenesis - hepatic and pancreatic cancers using in vitro and in vivo (fish) models
  • Drinking water disinfection byproducts (trihalomethanes)
  • Biological monitoring
  • Biomarker development
  • Environmental chemicals and breast cancer progression

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He Wang

Global Environmental Health Sciences

  • Occupational diseases
  • Bronchial neoplasm
  • Lung neoplasm
  • Pleural neoplasm
  • Mutagenesis
  • Chromosome aberrations


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