Ullman Lab

The Doherty Lab studies the molecular and genomic pathoepidemiology of ovarian and lung cancers to impact prevention, early detection, and survival of these cancer types.

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Huntsman Cancer Institute Research Shows Melanoma Incidence and Mortality Higher in Utah Compared to Rest of U.S.
Apr 08, 2021

Huntsman Cancer Institute Research Shows Melanoma Incidence and Mortality Higher in Utah Compared to Rest of U.S.

Utah had more melanoma deaths than any other state from 1975 to 2013, says a letter published today by HCI researchers in the New England Journal of Medicine. In contrast to the rest of the United States, melanoma mortality in Utah increased by 0.8% per year over that period. The researchers say this data emphasizes the need to stay vigilant about preventing melanoma.... Read More

Jan 07, 2021

V Foundation Awards Two Huntsman Cancer Institute Researchers

Jennifer Doherty, PhD, MS, researcher and co-leader of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program at HCI and U of U associate professor of population health sciences, received the 2020 Robin Roberts Cancer Thrivership Research Award from the V Foundation for Cancer Research.... Read More

V Foundation Awards Two Huntsman Cancer Institute Researchers
Jan 07, 2021

V Foundation Awards Two Huntsman Cancer Institute Researchers

Two researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah received awards from the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Charles R. Rogers was awarded the 2020 V Scholar Grant, which funds high-impact projects led by faculty who are early in their careers. Jennifer Doherty received the 2020 Robin Roberts Cancer Thrivership Research Award, which supports research areas related to survivorship.... Read More

Tumour gene test could help to predict ovarian cancer prognosis
Aug 19, 2020

Tumour gene test could help to predict ovarian cancer prognosis

A global team of medical researchers led by UNSW have developed a test that could help to predict survival for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and pave the way towards personalised treatment. Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Jennifer Doherty, PhD, served as a senior author on this study. ... Read More

Aug 19, 2020

Tumour gene test could help to predict ovarian cancer prognosis

A global team of medical researchers led by UNSW have developed a test that could help to predict survival for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and pave the way towards personalised treatment. Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Jennifer Doherty, PhD, served as a senior author on this study.... Read More

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Katharine Ullman

Jennifer Doherty, MS, PhD
Principal Investigator
Jen.Doherty@hci.utah.edu

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Doherty Lab

Huntsman Cancer Institute
2000 Circle of Hope, Rm 4721
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Email: jen.doherty@hci.utah.edu
Phone: 801-213-5681