Seema Singh, Ph.D., a professor of pathology at the University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine, has been appointed to the medical advisory council of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.
The medical advisory council reviews the foundation’s funding requests from researchers across the state, ensuring that the science is sound and BCFRA investments have maximum impact.
Singh is also a senior member of the cancer biology program at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. Her research interests include inflammatory signaling in cancer progression, angiogenesis and metastasis, cancer stem cells and cancer health disparities.
“Funding innovative and promising science will pave the way for effective management of breast cancer in the future and thus enhance the life expectancy of women in our nation and worldwide,” said Singh.
Founded in 1996, the BCRFA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to find a cure for breast cancer by funding research in Alabama. BCRFA’s investment in research totals more than $12 million.