Research

 

Center faculty members head groups that perform intensive research in the primary areas listed below.

(Click headings for each group's homepage)


 

 

DR. ERIC J. HALL'S GROUP

  • Radiation induced carcinogenesis

  • Effects of neutrons, alpha particles and HZE particles

  • Health hazards of radon exposure

  • Hazards of space radiations

  • Low dose-rate radiobiology as it applies to brachytherapy

 
 

 

DR. CHARLES R. GEARD'S GROUP

  • Individual predictive assays

  • Enhancers of radiation tumoricidal effects

  • Radiation oncogenesis

 
 

 

DR. DAVID J. BRENNER'S GROUP

  • Biophysical modeling

  • Radiation biology

  • Risk estimation

  • Radiotherapy

  • Radon

 
 

 

DR. TOM K. HEI'S GROUP

  • Radiation and environmental carcinogenesis/mutagenesis

  • Mechanism of asbestos toxicology

  • Molecular mechanisms of radiation-induced bronchial and breast carcinogenesis

  • Oxidative stress and DNA damage 

 
 

 

DR. HOWARD B. LIEBERMAN'S GROUP

  • Understanding molecular aspects of radioresistance, chemoresistance and regulation of cell cycle progression in human and yeast cells

 
 

 

DR. SALLY A. AMUNDSON'S GROUP

  • Functional genomics of responses to ionizing radiation and other stressors

  • Signal transduction in DNA-damage and stress responses

  • Biological responses to low doses of ionizing radiation

  • Molecular responses to high LET

  • Development of gene expression biomarkers

 

 

 

Updated 03/20/06

 

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