Research Programs

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is organized into seven interdisciplinary scientific programs that together include nearly 400 members across its affiliated institutions, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic. 

Program members work collaboratively within and across programs on a broad range of cancer-related topics. Each program leader strives to embrace these collaborations and advance research discoveries across our Center. More information on research program activities are available on each program's page. 

GI Cancer Genetics

Program Leaders: Sanford D. Markowitz, MD, PhD and Zhenghe John Wang, PhD

Molecular Oncology

Program Leaders: Justin Lathia, PhD and Quintin Pan, PhD

GU Malignancies

Program Leader: Nima Sharifi, MD

Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology

Program Leaders: Jaroslaw P. Maciejewski, MD, PhDMarcos de Lima, MD and Alex Y.C. Huang, MD, PhD

Developmental Therapeutics

Program Leaders: John J. Letterio, MDYogen Saunthararajah, MD and Jennifer Yu, MD, PhD

Cancer Imaging

Program Leaders: James P. Basilion, PhDZhenghong Lee, PhD and Agata Exner, PhD

Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research

Program Leaders: Gregory S. Cooper, MD and Fredrick Schumacher, PhD, MPH