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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Research Areas

Metabolic Epidemiology Branch

The Metabolic Epidemiology Branch focuses on high-quality, high-impact research that seeks to understand the etiology of a number of malignancies and the role of various lifestyle factors and unique exposures. Our research is predicated on rigorous epidemiologic approaches, with integration of state-of-the-art methods for defining exposures of interest.

Cancer Types

Studies focused on understanding the etiology of various cancers include:

Lifestyle and Other Exposures

Studies that seek to define the role of lifestyle and other exposures in cancer risk include:

Emerging Methods and Technologies

MEB investigators are utilizing emerging methods and technologies to further their research, including: