Current Research

Targeting patients with breast adipose tissue inflammation for statin therapy to prevent breast cancer recurrence

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Sponsor: Morningside Center, Emory University

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Improving our understanding of breast cancer mortality disparities through recurrence: a multi-level approach among women in Georgia

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Sponsor: National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute
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Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities: Identifying Multilevel Determinants in GA

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Sponsor: Susan G. Komen
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Elucidating Mechanisms of an Endocrine Disrupting Chemical in the Development of Endocrine-Sensitive Cancers

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Funded by: Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University
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Pilot Study of the Epigenetic Mechanisms of an Endocrine Disrupting Chemical in the Development of Endocrine-Sensitive Cancers

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Funded by: Woodruff Health Science Center, Emory University
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Previous Research/Grants

Breast adipose inflammation: epidemiology and outcomes in Black and White women diagnosed with breast cancer

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Sponsor: V Foundation for Cancer Research
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Obesity and breast tumor methylation: a potential contributor to disparate outcomes

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Funded by: Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University
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Researcher Tackles Breast Cancer Disparities - The Komen Blog January 21, 2022. https://blog.komen.org/blog/researcher-tackles-breast-cancer-disparities/

Dr. Lauren McCullough. "I am an Emory Researcher: Lauren McCullough" Emory University. November 2021. https://preview.shorthand.com/pDwbmIEpnfH0aYnx

"6 Things All Black Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer" self.com. November 2021. https://www.self.com/story/black-women-breast-cancer-knowledge

Dr. Lauren McCullough. "Emory epidemiologist’s research explores breast cancer disparities for Black women". WABE.org. 18 October 2021. https://www.wabe.org/emory-breast-cancer-epidemiologist-research-explores-breast-cancer-disparities/

McKenzie, Martha. “Health for all”. Rollins Magazine. Spring 2021. https://news.emory.edu/features/2021/04/sph-health-for-all/

Pelletier, Stacia. “Race, Equity, Resilience, and Social Justice Research at Emory University”. Emory University. Spring 2021. https://research.emory.edu/features/RERSJ/

Kendall, Janet Jones. “Researchers in Atlanta tackle breast cancer disparities (Video)”. TheBusinessJournals. 2 Oct 2020. https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2020/10/02/breast-cancer-disparities.html

“Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and Georgia CORE cosponsor luncheon to provide in-depth look at breast cancer disparities in metro Atlanta”. Atlanta Daily World. 20 Jan 2020. https://www.georgiacancerinfo.org/cancer-news/georgia/susan-g-komen-greater-atlanta-and-georgia-core-cos/715

Nossiter, Franklin. “Emory Professor Receives Grant to Study Cancer Disparities in Atlanta”. 23 Oct 2019. https://emorywheel.com/emory-professor-receives-grant-to-study-cancer-disparities-in-atlanta/

Robins, Taylor. “Emory Professor Receives Breast Cancer Research Grant”. The Champion. 14 Oct 2019. http://thechampionnewspaper.com/news/local/emory-professor-receives-breast-cancer-research-grant/

“Lauren E. McCullough recipient of the 2019 Brian MacMahon Early Career Award”. Rollins News. 18 June 2019. https://sph.emory.edu/news/news-release/2019/06/macmahon-award.html

McKenzie, Martha. “Going Global: Cancer”. Rollins Magazine. Spring 2019. http://publichealthmagazine.emory.edu/issues/2019/spring/features/going-glocal-cancer/index.html

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Hensley, Ellie. “It’s really a great a great time for breast cancer research”. TheBusinessJournals. 7 Oct 2016. https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2016/10/07/it-s-really-a-great-time-for-breast-cancer-researc.html

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