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. 

Cancer Genomics

Program Leaders: Peter Scacheri, PhD and Zhenghe John Wang, PhD


Molecular Oncology

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


Immune Oncology

Program Leaders: Timothy Chan, MD, PhD and Alex 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


Population & Cancer Prevention

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