- Health conditions
- Population health
Logan Spector, Ph.D., is a professor and division director, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology & Clinical Research, at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
Spector's research centers on the causes of childhood cancer, with a focus on childhood leukemia, bone sarcomas, and hepatoblastoma. His work includes both traditional and genetic epidemiologic approaches.
Spector works in collaboration with colleagues and trainees locally, nationally and internationally through the University of Minnesota, the Children's Oncology Group and the Childhood Cancer and Leukemia International Consortium (CLIC). In addition, he collaborates with departmental colleagues in cardiology, rheumatology, and infectious diseases to study other pediatric outcomes.
Currently, Spector is chair of CLIC, which pools epidemiologic studies of pediatric cancers from across the world to better ascertain their causes.