Individual Information

Participant Info

Preferred Name
Dr. Athena Starlard-Davenport
Degree(s)
PhD
Position
Assistant Professor
Type of Research
Field (see Notes for sorted subfields)
Genetics
Description
The Davenport lab investigates the mechanisms behind breast cancer and possible therapeutics for Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Her lab also looks at how potential differences (i.e. in the microbiome, environment, immune system) between African American women and non-Hispanic white women may affect their cancer outcomes.
Tags
environment, epigenetics, Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC), cancer disparities, obesity, immunology, microbiome, miRNA, sickle cell disease
Zipcode
38163