In recent years, Dr. DiGiovanni has been using transgenic approaches both for addressing mechanistic questions about signal transduction pathways and carcinogenesis, but also for developing new animal models of human cancer. Dr. DiGiovanni is currently studying dietary energy balance and its impact on skin and prostate carcinogenesis and also several potential chemopreventive agents using the two-stage skin carcinogenesis model.
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