Melinda C Aldrich

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of statistical methods for estimating genetic admixture in a lung cancer study of African Americans and Latinos
    Melinda C Aldrich
    University of California, San Francisco, Box 2911 Rock Hall, Mission Bay 582, 1550 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1035-46. 2008
  2. pmc CYP1A1/2 haplotypes and lung cancer and assessment of confounding by population stratification
    Melinda C Aldrich
    Department of Medicine and Division of Neuroepidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Res 69:2340-8. 2009
  3. pmc Socioeconomic status and lung cancer: unraveling the contribution of genetic admixture
    Melinda C Aldrich
    at the time of the study, Melinda C Aldrich was with the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Steve Selvin is with the Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Margaret R Wrensch, Helen M Hansen, and John K Wiencke are with the Department of Neurologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Jennette D Sison was with the Department of Neurologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Charles P Quesenberry Jr, is with the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA Michael F Seldin is with the Departments of Biological Chemistry and Medicine, University of California, Davis Lisa F Barcellos and Patricia A Buffler are with the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
    Am J Public Health 103:e73-80. 2013
  4. pmc Nucleotide excision repair genes and risk of lung cancer among San Francisco Bay Area Latinos and African Americans
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2095-104. 2008
  5. pmc Genetic variants in the folate pathway and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1243-58. 2011
  6. pmc Base excision repair genes and risk of lung cancer among San Francisco Bay Area Latinos and African-Americans
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Neuroepidemiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1215, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:78-87. 2009
  7. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in adaptive immunity genes and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2152-63. 2010
  8. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias by cytogenetic subtype
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1600-11. 2013
  9. ncbi Reliability of maternal-reports regarding the use of household pesticides: experience from a case-control study of childhood leukemia
    Danna A Slusky
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:375-80. 2012
  10. pmc A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestry
    Keri L Monda
    The Center for Observational Research, Amgen, Inc Thousand Oaks, California, USA
    Nat Genet 45:690-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Comparison of statistical methods for estimating genetic admixture in a lung cancer study of African Americans and Latinos
    Melinda C Aldrich
    University of California, San Francisco, Box 2911 Rock Hall, Mission Bay 582, 1550 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1035-46. 2008
    ..Genetic admixture proportions provide a quantitative measure of ancestry differences among Latinos that can be used in analyses of genetic risk factors...
  2. pmc CYP1A1/2 haplotypes and lung cancer and assessment of confounding by population stratification
    Melinda C Aldrich
    Department of Medicine and Division of Neuroepidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Res 69:2340-8. 2009
    ..These results suggest that a variant occurring within the CYP1A2 region may be conferring an increased risk of lung cancer in Latinos...
  3. pmc Socioeconomic status and lung cancer: unraveling the contribution of genetic admixture
    Melinda C Aldrich
    at the time of the study, Melinda C Aldrich was with the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Steve Selvin is with the Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Margaret R Wrensch, Helen M Hansen, and John K Wiencke are with the Department of Neurologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Jennette D Sison was with the Department of Neurologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Charles P Quesenberry Jr, is with the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA Michael F Seldin is with the Departments of Biological Chemistry and Medicine, University of California, Davis Lisa F Barcellos and Patricia A Buffler are with the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
    Am J Public Health 103:e73-80. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between genetic ancestry, socioeconomic status (SES), and lung cancer among African Americans and Latinos...
  4. pmc Nucleotide excision repair genes and risk of lung cancer among San Francisco Bay Area Latinos and African Americans
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2095-104. 2008
    ..61; 95% CI: 0.42-0.88). Our study suggests different elements of the NER pathway may be important in the different ethnic groups resulting either from different linkage relationship, genetic backgrounds and/or exposure histories...
  5. pmc Genetic variants in the folate pathway and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1243-58. 2011
    ..We examined whether child's germline genetic variation in the folate pathway is associated with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and whether periconception maternal folate and alcohol intake modify the risk...
  6. pmc Base excision repair genes and risk of lung cancer among San Francisco Bay Area Latinos and African-Americans
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Neuroepidemiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1215, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:78-87. 2009
    ..This study suggests that there are genetic differences in the association between BER pathway and lung cancer between Latinos and African-Americans...
  7. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in adaptive immunity genes and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2152-63. 2010
    ..The lack of immune priming in early childhood may result in abnormal immune responses to infections later in life and increase ALL risk...
  8. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias by cytogenetic subtype
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1600-11. 2013
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  9. ncbi Reliability of maternal-reports regarding the use of household pesticides: experience from a case-control study of childhood leukemia
    Danna A Slusky
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:375-80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the reliability of self-reported household use of pesticides and potential differences in reliability by case-control status, and by socio-demographic characteristics...
  10. pmc A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestry
    Keri L Monda
    The Center for Observational Research, Amgen, Inc Thousand Oaks, California, USA
    Nat Genet 45:690-6. 2013
    ..7 × 10(-7)), five of which reached genome-wide significance. These findings provide strong support for shared BMI loci across populations, as well as for the utility of studying ancestrally diverse populations...
  11. pmc Cosmopolitan and ethnic-specific replication of genetic risk factors for asthma in 2 Latino populations
    Joshua M Galanter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:37-43.e12. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the possibility that population-specific genetic risks contribute to this disparity...
  12. ncbi Cytogenetics of Hispanic and White children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in California
    Melinda C Aldrich
    University of California Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:578-81. 2006
    ..The mechanistic basis for this 2-fold variation in frequency of TEL-AML1 may be due to ethnic-specific risk factors or genetics and should be explored further...