Lurie Cancer Center Member
Lifang Hou, MD, PhD
Professor, Preventive Medicine; Feinberg School of Medicine
Member of: Email: Publications:(173) Research interests
Cancer Prevention (CP)
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Dr. Hou's research focuses on the roles of lifestyle, environmental/occupational exposure, and
molecular factors in the etiology and prevention of cancer and other chronic diseases.
Dr. Hou has been conducting studies examining the relation of DNA methylation, genetic
variations, telomere shortening with the risk of prostate cancer and gastrointestinal cancers.
- Hou Named Director of Global Health for the Lurie Cancer Center
- Hou Appointed to Cancer Moonshot Panel
- New Predictor of Cancer
- Telomere Changes Predict Cancer
- Hou Named Co-Director of International Relations