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Groundbreaking Research

Investing In The Future

Marilyn Huang, M.D., an associate professor of clinical medicine and codirector of Translational Gynecologic Oncology Research, is developing new immunotherapies that show the promise of prolonging the survival of women living with recurrent or late-stage cervical cancer in South Florida and beyond.

Matthew P. Schlumbrecht, M.D., M.P.H., vice chair of Global and Community Health in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, is pursuing critical epidemiologic research demonstrating the global challenges in addressing persistent incidence of cervical cancer.

Sylvia Daunert, Pharm.D., M.S., Ph.D., the Lucille P. Markey Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Sapna Deo, Ph.D., a professor in the same department, collaborated with Dr. Kobetz and research associate professor Jean-Marc Zingg, Ph.D., to develop a rapid HPV test that will enable women anywhere in the world to administer their own detection tests.