Bruce Casto C Dr Sc

Bruce Casto C Dr Sc
Senior Res ScientistCollege of Public
400B-2 Cunz Hall 1841 Neil Avenue Columbus Ohio 43210
Phone:614-688-4342Fax: (614) 293-7710
  • Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention

General Research Interest

Preclinical studies of whole foods as preventives for oral cancer.  Gender differences in lung cancer. Use of therapeutic drugs for prevention of lung and colon cancer in animal models.  In vitro studies of chemopreventive agents for inhibition of cell proliferation and induction of apoptosis.  Quantitation of respiratory viruses in aerosols and their inactivation by UV.  

Research Description

Dr. Casto's research interests involve chemopreventive agents in animal and in vitro models of oral, lung, and colon cancers, including studies of whole foods as cancer preventives.

Transinstitutional Work


Current Publications

  • Warner BM, Casto BC, Knobloch TJ, Accurso BT, Weghorst CMChemoprevention of oral cancer by topical application of black raspberries on high at-risk mucosa.Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 118 674-83 12/1/2014
  • Harris RE, Casto BC, Harris ZMCyclooxygenase-2 and the inflammogenesis of breast cancer.World J Clin Oncol 5 677-92 10/10/2014
  • Casto BC, Knobloch TJ, Galioto RL, Yu Z, Accurso BT, Warner BMChemoprevention of oral cancer by lyophilized strawberries.Anticancer Res 33 4757-66 11/1/2013

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