Christopher M Weghorst, PhD

Christopher Weghorst

College

College of Public Health

Academic Title

Professor

Research Program

Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention

Research Interest

Cancer, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Mouth Cancer, Adenoma, Carcinoma, Leukoplakia, Glioma, Microsatellite Instability

Christopher Weghorst, PhD, is a member of the Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention Program at OSUCCC – James, where his work has earned him national recognition as a leader in molecular and comparative carcinogenesis research.

In particular, he focuses on genetic susceptibility to cancer, food-based cancer prevention, and translational assessment of prevention approaches in clinical trials.

One of his recent studies indicates that targeting the pro-inflammatory cytokine macrophage migration inhibitory factor could be a promising strategy in oral cancer prevention or therapy.

Dr. Weghorst has co-authored many articles in well-respected publications, including International Journal of Cancer, Cancer Prevention Research, Gynecologic Oncology and Molecular Carcinogenesis.


Education and Background

Office Location

436 Cunz Hall

1841 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210


614-247-4942

614-293-7710



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