During September-December 2022, the Pre2 CAP (Precision Prevention of Prostate Cancer) Laboratory contributed to scientific knowledge on multilevel strategies for reducing burden of prostate cancer in diverse populations. Dr. Iyer presented preliminary work on associations between prostate tumor tissue markers of inflammation and neighborhood environments at the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology in Athens, Greece. He also presented on work of the Pre2 CAP lab at local meetings of the Community Health Advisory Board and Science Cafes.
In December, the laboratory hired two new staff to support ongoing work to examine predictors of screening and mortality in Black and White men with prostate cancer in the US. Mingchao He (data analyst) and Chidinma Opara (research coordinator) will be supporting these projects.