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Meet MCB: Professor Jongsook Kim Kemper

Dr. Kemper is Professor Emeritus of Molecular & Integrative Physiology. Her lab focuses on metabolic signaling and epigenomic control of metabolism and energy balance.

Experts boost activity of potential therapeutic target in triple-negative breast cancer

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Less than 20% of diagnosed breast cancers are designated “triple-negative,” meaning that the affected tissues lack three types of receptors often found in other breast cancer types, but TNBCs are often aggressive with ...

Cancer Center at Illinois team finds treatment of liver metastases in breast cancer patients improved by low-carb diets

Urbana, Ill. – A new study by Cancer Center at Illinois Education Program Leader, Zeynep Madak-Erdogan and her team, have found a new mechanism of endocrine resistance in breast cancers metastasized to the liver.

PhD candidate in molecular & integrative physiology named finalist for Research Live! Showcase

A graduate student in the School of Molecular & Cellular Biology competed in the Illinois Graduate College's Research Live! Showcase at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts.

Meet MCB: Professor Erik Nelson

Dr. Nelson’s lab focuses on determining how different hormones and metabolite factors impact breast and ovarian cancer progression.

Meet MCB: Professor Lori Raetzman

Professor Lori Raetzman joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005. Since joining, the Raetzman group has produced highly impactful work regarding the development and function of both the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus. Over the past 14 years, students from the Raetzman lab...