The PhD in Cancer Biology program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is designed to train the next generation of scientists in basic and translational research in cancer biology.

Highlights of our program include:
  • Exposure to a wide variety of cancer research approaches
  • Highly interactive relationships with faculty 
  • Development of a foundation in basic science and fundamentals of cancer research
Student research areas include: 
  • Cellular defense and metabolism
  • Cell growth and survival
  • Gene-environment interactions
  • Aberrant signaling pathways in tumor cells
  • Molecular cancer epidemiology
  • Cancer control