This month’s Meet the Researcher is Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, PhD, MPH. Dr. Toriola is the Associate Professor in the Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine. His research focuses on characterizing the molecular basis, and determinants of mammographic breast density and breast cancer in order to identify those that can be targeted in breast cancer prevention, especially in premenopausal women. Additionally, Dr. Toriola performs molecular epidemiologic studies on colorectal and pancreatic cancers, evaluating the utility of biomarkers to investigate the associations of energetics, and inflammation with risk/mortality. Find out more about his research lab.