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Faculty members are encouraged to form teams around specific topics, no matter how informal, to take research in new directions. They also range from big ideas to very specialized areas of focus.

Tobacco Research and Intervention - a high-quality research on psychosocial and behavioral factors that contribute to tobacco use, and on the development and evaluation of improved and novel methods of tobacco use, prevention and cessation.

Working Groups

Cancer Chemoprevention Research Interest Group - the use of natural, synthetic, or biologic compounds including vaccines to inhibitor reverse pre-invasive carcinogenesis before the development of clinical cancer, as signified by cellular invasion across the basement membrane. 

Lung Cancer Metabolism Working Group - This multi-PI program consists of multiple integrated projects focused on identifying the metabolic vulnerabilities of lung cancer as a novel strategy in the treatment of this disease.

Pentecost Family Myeloma Research Center - Created in 2021 with the Pentecost Family’s transformational gift, this working group and was built on the same core values as the institution itself — where multi-disciplinary teams use cutting-edge medicine to find the best treatments with rapid bench-to-bedside research

Systems Medicine Working Group - faculty members from multiple Moffitt Cancer Center programs and departments who realize the importance of integrated, team-based approaches and network-level views of human cancers.