Anna H. Wu

PIBBS MENTOR

Professor

Preventive Medicine (Division of Epidemiology)
Keck School of Medicine
USC / Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Topics

  • Cancer Prevention/Epidemiology
  • Molecular Epidemiology

Research Overview

Dr. Wu's research focuses on the epidemiology of cancer with emphasis on understanding the increase of various (e.g., breast, ovarian, prostate, colon ) cancers among Asian migrants to the US. A second area of research interest relates to the study of tobacco-related cancers (e.g., lung, stomach/esophagus) and genes that may be important in the metabolism of tobacco constituents.