Cancer Pharmacology Research Program

Program Leaders: X. F. Steven Zheng, PhD and Stephen K. Burley, MD, DPhil

Overall Goals:

The Cancer Pharmacology Program is a basic science Program that unites investigators with broad scientific expertise who share a strong interest in cancer pharmacology with an overarching goal to promote more effective cancer treatments.

Specific Aims:

  • To understand the biology of cancer drug targets
  • To determine the mode of action, and mechanisms of response and resistance to anticancer agents
  • To develop novel concepts and strategies for more effective cancer treatment

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