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Cathrine Hoyo

Director, Epidemiology and Environmental Epigenomics Laboratory


The overarching goal of Dr. Hoyo’s research is to determine the role of environmentally-induced alterations in the epigenome in the genesis of common chronic diseases, especially those that disproportionately affect minority populations, including cancer and obesity, and to use this information to improve the prediction, therapy, and prevention of diseases.


PhD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

MS Harvard School of Public Health

BS Njala University, Sierra Leone


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