Nutritional Epidemiology Branch (NEB)
- Abnet, Christian C., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Etiologic studies of esophageal and gastric cancers, with a focus on diet, environmental toxins, and the human microbiome.
- Albanes, Demetrius, M.D.
Nutritional and molecular determinants of prostate, lung, and other cancers. Focus on role of micronutrients, vitamin supplementation, and exposures related to energy balance and anthropometry.
- Cross, Amanda J., Ph.D.
Lower gastrointestinal cancers; development of exposure assessment tools; and etiologic studies of diet and cancer risk in the following areas: colorectal cancer, meat, N-nitroso compounds, heterocyclic amines, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, biomarkers.
- Matthews, Charles, Ph.D.
Etiologic studies of the role of physical activity and energy balance/obesity in cancer prevention and control, as well as the development of better methods for the assessment of active and sedentary behaviors in population-based research.
- Sinha, Rashmi, Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary studies of diet, genetic susceptibility and cancer etiology. Developing approaches of exposure assessment using questionnaires and biochemical measures.
- Stolzenberg-Solomon, Rachael, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.
Prospective studies of dietary and lifestyle factors, as well as nutritional and molecular biomarkers in relation to primarily gastrointestinal cancers, particularly pancreatic cancer.