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.
Albert, Paul S., Ph.D. Complex modeling of correlated outcomes in biomedical sciences, including the analysis of longitudinal data, diagnostic testing, and data from biomarker studies
Beane Freeman, Laura, Ph.D. Cancer risks associated with occupational and environmental exposures, including formaldehyde, drinking water contaminants, and those found in agriculture.
Berndt, Sonja I., Pharm.D., Ph.D. Genetic epidemiology of cancer, particularly prostate cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and colorectal neoplasia; genetic architecture of anthropometric traits; molecular biomarkers related to cancer.
Cahoon, Elizabeth K., Ph.D., M.H.S., S.M. Dr. Cahoon’s research aims to uncover new, potentially modifiable factors that impact the effects of ultraviolet radiation on skin cancer risks and to expand and advance the assessment of cancer in relation to ionizing radiation exposure
Caporaso, Neil E., M.D. Molecular epidemiology of lung and other tobacco-related cancers. Family studies of lympho-proliferative cancers, i.e., chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Pharmacogenetics of genotype-phenotype relationships.
Chaturvedi, Anil K., Ph.D. Role of HPV in the etiology of head and neck cancers, natural history of head and neck cancer precursors, inflammation and cancer risk, role of inflammation in the etiology of lung cancer and other smoking-associated cancers.
Gadalla, Shahinaz, Ph.D., M.B.Bch. Dr. Gadalla’s research interests focus on the role of genetic factors in cancer etiology, as well as identifying genetic and environmental risk factors among individuals at high risk of developing cancer.
Gail, Mitchell H., M.D., Ph.D. Studies of breast and gastric cancer etiology and risk assessment. Statistical methods for observational and experimental studies, including design and analysis of genetic epidemiologic studies.
Goldstein, Alisa M., Ph.D. Genetic epidemiology of cancer, integrating epidemiologic, clinical, and molecular approaches. Developing and evaluating methods to examine gene-environment interactions in complex diseases.
Graubard, Barry I., Ph.D. Use of national surveys and other types of population based-studies for conducting epidemiologic and risk factor surveillance studies related to the incidence of and mortality from cancer. Statistical methods for design and analysis of observational and randomized studies with complex sample designs.
Hildesheim, Allan, Ph.D. Understanding host and viral factors involved in the pathogenesis of DNA virus-related tumors and translating etiological findings to practical public health measures aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality associated with virus-related tumors.
Hofmann, Jonathan, Ph.D., M.P.H. Evaluating the role of agricultural exposures in the etiology of multiple myeloma and other cancers, understanding the biological mechanisms that influence the development and progression of multiple myeloma, and investigating the etiology of renal cell carcinoma
Hoover, Robert N., M.D., Sc.D. Hormonal carcinogenesis, environmental exposures, occupational exposures, studies of medicinal agents, gene-environment interactions.
Jones, Rena, Ph.D., M.S. Application of Geographic Information Systems and novel approaches to assess environmental exposures, especially air and water pollutants, and identifying and clarifying how these exposures may cause cancer.
Katki, Hormuzd A., Ph.D. Predicting cervical cancer risk. Estimating absolute risks from studies nested within cohorts. Efficient study designs for comparing diagnostic tests. Methodology for clinical genetics.
Kitahara, Cari Meinhold, Ph.D. Cancer risks associated with occupational exposure to low-dose radiation from emerging medical practices and procedures, and etiology of radiation-associated cancers, including potential effect modifiers
Koutros, Stella, Ph.D., M.P.H. Evaluation of occupational exposures as potential risk factors for cancer; exposure assessment and molecular studies within highly exposed populations to identify and clarify the biological mechanisms underlying chemical-induced carcinogenesis; and gene-environment interaction.
Kreimer, Aimée R., Ph.D Epidemiology of human papillomaviruses (HPV) infection and resultant cancers at multiple anatomic sites, including the oropharynx, cervix, and anus.
Lan, Qing, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. Molecular epidemiology studies of indoor air pollution and lung cancer, molecular epidemiology studies of benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde, and genetic susceptibility of non-hodgkin lymphoma
Landi, Maria T., M.D., Ph.D. Association and linkage approaches in genetic epidemiology of cutaneous malignant melanoma, genetic factors of lung cancer and smoking, health consequences of dioxin exposure.
Lee, Choonsik, Ph.D. Organ radiation dose estimations for diagnostic and therapeutic medical procedures using computer simulations of human anatomy and radiation-generating machines.
Linet, Martha S., M.D., M.P.H. Hematopoietic, lymphoproliferative, and other cancer risk in adults and children attributable to medical, environmental, and occupational exposures to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Little, Mark, D.Phil. Low-dose radiation and cancer risk, high-dose radiation and cancer risk, modeling of radio-biological processes.
Liu, Danping, Ph.D. Developing new statistical methodologies for combining cross-sectional and longitudinal biomarker data for disease prediction, environmental health
Machiela, Mitchell, Sc.D., M.P.H. Elucidating the role of germline genetic variation and somatic clonal mosaicism on the risk of developing pediatric and common adult cancers
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.
Mbulaiteye, Sam M., M.D. Unraveling the role of infections, immunity, and genetic factors in the etiology of Burkitt lymphoma, a malignancy that is endemic in Africa and whose risk is substantially increased in the setting of HIV/AIDS.
Morton, Lindsay M., Ph.D. Genetic susceptibility to second cancers. Treatment-related (radiography and chemotherapy) second primary gastrointestinal cancers, as well as cancers of the breast, cervix, and testis, and hematopoietic malignancies. Also second cancer risks in high-risk populations, such as recipients of solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplants.
Pfeiffer, Ruth M., Ph.D. Statistical methods for: genetic epidemiology, including power assessment of association studies, family data accounting for ascertainment , DNA pooling for joint genotype estimation, and lab data methods.
Prokunina-Olsson, Ludmila, Ph.D. Dr. Prokunina-Olsson explores the connections between the GWAS-identified genetic susceptibility variants and molecular phenotypes of importance for cancer. Some of her findings resulted in translational and clinical applications.
Purdue, Mark P, Ph.D. Molecular investigations into the etiologies of lymphoid malignancies and renal cell carcinoma; exposure to chlorinated solvents and cancer risk.
Rabkin, Charles S, M.D. Molecular mechanisms of infection-related cancers, pharmacogenomics of iatrogenic malignancies.
Rosenberg, Philip S., Ph.D. HIV/AIDS natural history. Viruses and cancer, including HCV, SV40, and KSHV. Meta-analysis in genetic epidemiology. Smoothing and nonparametric regression. Cancer susceptibility.
Sampson, Joshua, Ph.D. Statistical methods for identifying biomarkers, such as genes, proteins, and metabolites, associated with cancer risk. Connecting risk factors with etiology of cancer. High dimensional data analysis.
Savage, Sharon A., M.D. Genetic and molecular epidemiology of telomere biology, pediatric cancer etiology, and inherited cancer predisposition syndromes.
Schiffman, Mark, M.D., M.P.H. Molecular epidemiology to study the natural history of human papillomavirus infection on the risk of cervical cancer. Applications for cervical cancer prevention.
Shi, Jianxin, Ph.D. Statistical genetics, with focus on copy number variantion analysis and pathway analysis; statistical analysis of microbiome; analysis of genetic variants related with P53 gene and pathway.
Shiels, Meredith, Ph.D. Cancer surveillance and data linkage studies; Cancer risk in HIV-infected people; tobacco and cancer
Trabert, Britton, Ph.D. Dr. Trabert’s research interests concentrate on the role of exogenous and endogenous hormones in cancer risk, and the relationship between chronic inflammation and gynecologic cancers.
Vogtmann, Emily, Ph.D., M.P.H. 1) The association between the human microbiota and cancer risk; 2) how human microbiota may mediate associations between exposures and cancer risk; and 3) risk factors for head and neck and lower gastrointestinal cancers.
Ward, Mary H., Ph.D. Environmental exposures (drinking water contaminants and pesticides) and exposure assessment using Geographic Information Systems. Etiology of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and gastric cancer.
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.
Zhu, Bin, Ph.D. Developing and applying novel statistical methods to increase understanding of biological mechanisms underlying complex diseases, and studying the pattern and determinants of disease in human populations.