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Research members

More than 140 research members are conducting cutting-edge research across basic, clinical, and population sciences, representing a wide range of scientific expertise. These research members work collaboratively with more than 50 Massey clinicians to ensure the latest discoveries are translated into future cancer care approaches.

Becoming a Massey research member

As part of Massey Cancer Center’s National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation, research membership must meet rigorous scholarship expectations and demonstrate scientific excellence. A candidate for research membership should be aligned with one of Massey’s three NCI-approved research programs – Cancer Biology, Developmental Therapeutics and Cancer Prevention and Control.

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