Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer


Cancer research can be divided and defined by the tumor type and by the technical focus of the research. AURIC members are interested in these types of tumors: breast, prostate, lung, pancreatic, lymphoma, melanoma, glioma, osteosarcoma, nasal carcinoma, and oral squamous cell carcinoma.

Research Approaches

  • Nanotherapy / nanomedicine
  • Cancer genetics
  • Targeting strategies
  • Translational models
  • Imaging and diagnostics
  • Biomaterials and tissue engineering
  • Interaction of metabolic disease and cancer

To identify AURIC faculty working in a specific area, please contact AURIC at and see our faculty listing.