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Vitamin D Status, Genetic Variation in Vitamin D Signaling and Metabolism, and Risk for Colorectal Neoplasia

This project was designed to investigate the role of vitamin D and genetic differences in the Vitamin D pathway on the develop of the precursor to colon cancer. The research team is using combined approaches from epidemiology and molecular biology to study functional changes and the pathway and their effects on colorectal carcinogenesis. Project funding came from the National Cancer Institute. 

Start Year: 
2010
End Year: 
2017
Researchers: 
Elizabeth Jacobs
Denise Roe

The University of Arizona