The group is formed by a multidisciplinary group of professionals such as epidemiologists, haematologists and statisticians. This group focused their research on the aetiology of CLL in order to elucidate the origin of this rare disease. 

The aims of this group are:

  • To investigate the role of environmental agents in the aetiology of cancer.
  • To incorporate population controls to evaluate genetic susceptibility, gene expression and exposure to selected environmental risk factors.
  • To investigate the role of Hepatitis, Epstein Barr and poliomavirus and lymphomagenesis and -Role of Human papillomavirus and anogenital cancers.