By obtaining clinical and translational research experience in the EDGE lab, students are prepared for employment and research positions after graduation. See what students are doing in the lab
Lab director selected for training course
Jill Hamilton-Reeves among only 6 chosen nationally to intensively train in the SWOG system for young investigators in protocol development, maintenance, and administration. The group's goal is to develop experts to quickly and efficiently develop priority cancer studies. Learn more
EDGE team at Warrior Combine
Lab members volunteered at the Warrior Combine, an event inspired by the annual NFL Scouting Combine, to promote men's fitness and health. Proceeds for prostate cancer research. Photo gallery
Tour of mobile exam center
Faculty of KU Department of Dietetics and Nutrition toured the NHANES Mobile Examination Center with EDGE lab students during a visit to Johnson County, Kan.
Exercise, Diet, Genitourinary, & Endocrinology (EDGE) Research Laboratory
The Exercise, Diet, Genitourinary, & Endocrinology (EDGE) Research Laboratory conducts innovative research in areas impacting community health. The vision of the EDGE lab is to use diet and physical activity to give patients a competitive EDGE when they are fighting cancer.
Current Research Projects
The EDGE lab is actively engaged in multiple significant research projects and aims to create discoveries to help the health of our community. Scientists are working to better understand the immune response to radical cystectomy surgery in bladder cancer patients. The EDGE lab is also exploring the influence of energy balance on prostate cancer progression.
Sep 30, 2015