Cancer Biology

Cancer is a devastating disease. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2020, more than 1.8 million Americans will receive a diagnosis of cancer, and about 606,520 individuals will succumb to the disease. Clearly we need to learn more about its causes, treatment, and prevention.

The Doctoral Program in Cancer Biology at the University of Michigan is an interdisciplinary program whose goal is to train the next generation of cancer researchers. We achieve this goal by providing students with the knowledge and critical thinking skills that will allow them to tackle the most pressing problems associated with this disease. Drawing on the talents of faculty mentors who are leading experts in the field, together with the substantial resources of the University and its NCI-designated Rogel Cancer Center, students pursue dissertation projects at the cutting edge of cancer biology.


Jennifer Jimenez
February 26, 2021

Jennifer Jimenez First Author Acceptance

Congrats are in order for Jennifer Jimenez, who has been awarded her 1st first-author acceptance, "EWS-FLI1 and Menin Converge to Regulate ATF4 Activity in Ewing Sarcoma" Really proud of you, Jennifer!

Carl Koschmann
February 25, 2021


This week we are highlighting Carl Koschmann, M.D. a faculty member of the UMich Cancer Biology Program and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.

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