Christine McLaren, Ph.D., co-Leader of the CPP, is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Epidemiology. Dr. McLaren has focused on statistical modeling research that provides insight into biological processes distinguishing between health and disease.
Dan Mercola, M.D., co-Leader of the CPP, is a Professor of Pathology and directs the Laboratory of Translational Cancer Biology. In addition, Dr. Mercola is P.I. for the NCI UCI EDRN (Early Detection Research Network) UO1 consortium of which UC Irvine is a designated “Biomarker Discovery Laboratory”. Dr. Mercola is employing gene expression array-based methods to develop gene profiles for prognosis and treatment in prostate cancer in cooperation with the consortium and participating biotechnology enterprises.
Michael McClelland, Ph.D., the CPP Working Group Leader, is assisting the Cancer Prevention and Prognosis Research Program in the areas of etiology, cancer genomics, and personalized medicine, a prostate cancer disease oriented team, and the expansion of the biorepository.