Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch (HREB)
- Brinton, Louise A., Ph.D.
Hormonally-related cancers, including breast, ovarian and endometrium. Effects of reproductive and menstrual factors, iatrogenic agents, and gene-environment interactions.
- Cook, Michael B., Ph.D.
Molecular epidemiology of esophageal, prostate and testicular cancers. Elucidation of sex differences in cancer incidence.
- Figueroa, Jonine D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Genetic and non-genetic risk factors and gene-environment interactions for breast and bladder cancers. Identification of markers related to early carcinogenic events in breast tissues.
- Gierach, Gretchen L., Ph.D.,
Etiology of hormonally-related female cancers. Molecular epidemiology of mammographic density and breast cancer.
- Trabert, Britton, Ph.D.
Dr. Trabert’s research interests concentrate on the role of exogenous and endogenous hormones in cancer, and the relationship between chronic inflammation and gynecologic cancers.
- Wentzensen, Nicolas, M.D., Ph.D.
Etiology of cervical, ovarian, and endometrial cancer. HPV - related carcinogenesis. Discovery and translation of biomarkers for gynecological cancers. Gene methylation.