Patient Care

Comprehensive Lung Cancer Center


Translational Research

The UC Cancer Institute Comprehensive Lung Cancer Center has a strong collaborative research relationship with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, meeting regularly to initiate projects integrating basic science and clinical medicine for the benefit of patients with lung disease and increase research productivity. Our collaborative research group has particular expertise in lung epithelial biology, progenitor/stem cell identification/biology, and the genetic epidemiology of lung cancer.

The team maintains a lung cancer tissue bank and tumor registry with more than 700 patients and a prospective lung cancer patient database for utilization in research projects. Current research projects include molecular profiling of lung tumors in order to individualize patient care.

Published Research

Our team has published numerous scientific manuscripts in high-impact national medical journals in an effort to share knowledge and facilitate new concepts that will impact clinical care for lung cancer.

UC Cancer Institute Pilot Grant Program

The UC Cancer Institute Lung Pilot Grant Program will offer two pilot grants of $50,000 each to facilitate research in lung cancer. Grants will be awarded for a period of one year with the possibility for a one year renewal, contingent upon adequate progress and availability of funds. The deadline for proposal submission is Monday, January 6, 2013.