|Awarded On||May 20, 2020|
|Title||Recruitment of Rising Stars|
|Award Mechanism||Recruitment of Rising Stars|
|Institution/Organization||The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Veronika Fedirko|
|Summary of Goals and Objectives||
The overarching goal of my research program is to deepen our understanding of colorectal cancer (CRC) causes and their interplay, especially in Hispanics, the nation’s largest minority group; and to develop biomarkers for CRC risk and recurrence in order to identify individuals that benefit most from preventive interventions.
To accomplish this goal, we propose to use high-throughput–omics technologies that provide a unique and powerful set of tools to advance the CRC prevention field by developing and implementing precision preventive interventions and precision treatments. By integrating these novel technologies into a multi-omics approach, we seek to complete the following objectives:...