Corey Young, M.S., joined the Biostatistics Branch (BB) as an iCURE predoctoral fellow in September 2020. Mr. Young received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in biology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Currently, at Morehouse School of Medicine, he studies the role of a chemokine CXCL13 and its lone receptor CXCR5 in the progression and initiation of non-small cell lung cancer. In 2021, Mr. Young received a Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research.
In DCEG, under the direction of Hormuzd Katki, Ph.D., senior investigator, BB, Mr. Young will be developing new lung cancer risk models and studying their use to reduce health disparities in lung cancer screening.