All About the IT LAB

The IT LAB was established in August 2018.

Our Mission

To identify the causes and consequences of population-specific differences in tumor biology to better understand the science of cancer health disparities and its application to precision prevention and precision medicine.

Our Vision

To advance the discovery of differences in tumor biology across human populations for improved prevention, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment outcomes.



The “Bench-to-Block” Pedagogical Model for Health Disparities Laboratory Education

An innovative health disparities education model that bridges translational research with community engagement through a curriculum that addresses biological, environmental, and social determinants of health.