Christopher M Weghorst, PhD

Christopher Weghorst


College of Public Health


Environmental Health Sciences

Academic Title


Research Program

Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention

Research Interest

Neoplasms, Liver Neoplasms, Experimental, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Mouth Neoplasms, Head and Neck Neoplasms, Cell Transformation, Neoplastic, Liver Neoplasms, Adenoma, Cocarcinogenesis, Adenoma, Liver Cell

Dr. Weghorst and his research team are recognized nationally as a leader in the areas molecular and comparative carcinogenesis, focusing on the biological mechanisms, genetic susceptibility and chemoprevention of head and neck and cervical cancer development. His research program has three primary areas of research: i) genetic susceptibility of cancer, ii) food-based cancer prevention and iii) the translational assessment of prevention approaches in human clinical trials.

Education and Background

Office Location

436 Cunz Hall

1841 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210




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