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Hereditary Cancer Syndromes & Familial Cancers of Unknown Etiology

The Neklason Lab studies genetic and environmental factors that contribute to familial cancer, with a particular focus on colorectal cancer and neuroendocrine tumors. Our current projects include:

  • Modifiers of cancer penetrance in Lynch Syndrome
  • Gene discovery in large Utah ancestries with high rates of colorectal cancer and polyposis
  • Characterization of genetic and environmental risk factors for small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (SINETs)

Learn more about the Neklason lab’s research.

Deborah Neklason, PhD

Principal Investigator

Cancer Center Bio

January Day
Administrative Contact

Phone: 801-585-9427
Lab Phone: 801-585-2066