Darlene Brunzell, Ph.D.
Massey Cancer Center research program membership
Cancer Prevention and Control (co-leader)
Massey Cancer Center leadership roles
Program co-leader, Cancer Prevention and Control
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine
PhD, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1999)
Awards and honors
University Leadership Award, 1990, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Tobacco prevention can have a large impact to reduce cancer diagnosis and improve cancer prognosis. A major focus of the Brunzell laboratory is to identify molecular and neurochemical underpinnings of tobacco use and related illness with the goal of identifying vulnerabilities to tobacco use and novel targets for tobacco cessation.
Disease focus of research
Breast, Brain & nervous system, Colorectal, Head & neck, Respiratory/lung
Animal models,Cancer disparities,Drug discovery,Obesity,Signal transduction,Tobacco
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
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