Nalo M. Hamilton, PhD

Nalo M. Hamilton, PhD

Associate Professor

UCLA School of Nursing

Los AngelesCalifornia 

Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) patient mortality is disproportionately high compared to all other breast cancer subtypes especially among African-American and Latina women. In an effort to understand the biological underpinnings of this health disparity my research program is focused on investigating the role of the insulin-like growth factor-2 (IGF2) signaling in TNBC progression and potential therapeutic combinations to improve TNBC patient outcomes.

Poster 3755: Insulin-like growth factor-2 a potential target for screening and treatment in patients with triple negative breast cancer