Alan Diamond, PhD

Title & Department


Department of Department of Pathology

College of Medicine

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)

Phone: 312-413-8747


Dr. Diamond’s research is focused on understanding the contribution of genetic variations among the genes for that encode selenium-containing to cancer risk and outcome. He has a particular focus on studying gene variations that place African Americans at great risk of dying from prostate and breast cancer.


PhD, University of Bologna

Disease Focus

Breast; Prostate Cancer

Research Keywords

Molecular Carcinogenesis; Selenoproteins; Polymorphisms; Health Disparities

Published Research

PubMed Search

Other Link(s)

Department Webpage

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