Southern Research: Cancer Research

Southern Research has been involved in cancer research for 70 years. Our scientists are credited with pioneering the principles of effective chemotherapy and with making other life-saving advances. In addition, our drug discovery experts have invented or co-invented seven FDA-approved drugs used in cancer treatment. Today, we continue to explore fertile areas of research, and we’ve developed promising anticancer drug candidates that are in our pipeline.

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Key Personnel

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Bo Xu, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow and Chair, Oncology Department

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Janet Houghton Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow & Endowed Chair, Cancer Biology, Oncology Dept.

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Lidija Klampfer, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Oncology

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Yonghe Li, Ph.D.
Advanced Research Scientist, Department of Oncology

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