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SmartState Center for Translational Cancer Therapeutics

The SmartState Center for Translational Cancer Therapeutics at the UofSC College of Pharmacy seeks to discover new drug targets and develop novel drugs and approaches for cancer treatment.

About

The SmartState Center for Translational Cancer Therapeutics at the College of Pharmacy was established in 2011 under the direction of Igor Roninson through a state-funded endowed chair program.

Principal Research Interests

Our principal research interests include:

  • Developing personalized cancer therapy based on target and drug discovery through functional genomics and chemical genomics
  • Chemical genomics of tumor microenvironment
  • Mechanisms and pharmacological modulation of a damage-inducible signal transduction pathway implicated in cancer
  • Maintenance of chromosome stability by homologous recombination (HR) DNA repair mechanisms and cancer progression
  • Developing combinatorial approaches of newly discovered drugs with existing therapies for breast and prostate cancer

 


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