Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer


Three photo collage of researchers in a lab

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.