William E Funk, PhD

William E Funk, PhD

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention)



680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60611

w-funk( at )northwestern.edu

Education and Certification

PhD: University of North Carolina, Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2009)


Description of Interests

My research focuses on developing and applying biomarker methods to explore environmental risk factors associated with chronic diseases, cancers, and complex disorders. This work includes both discovery-based approaches using protein adduct profiles to identify unknown risk factors, and targeted approaches using finger stick blood samples to extend the application of exposure biomarkers to molecular epidemiology.

Interests (Keywords)

Biochemistry: Proteins; Cancer Biology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Endocrinology; Environmental Health; Health Disparities; Pediatrics; Systems Biology

Research and Publications

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