Paige M Bracci

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Serum autoantibodies to pancreatic cancer antigens as biomarkers of pancreatic cancer in a San Francisco Bay Area case-control study
    Paige M Bracci
    School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Cancer 118:5384-94. 2012
  2. pmc Cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking, passive smoke exposure, and risk of pancreatic cancer: a population-based study in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, 94107, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:138. 2011
  3. pmc Chemokine polymorphisms and lymphoma: a pooled analysis
    Paige M Bracci
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 51:497-506. 2010
  4. pmc Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer in two large pooled case-control studies
    Paige M Bracci
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, 3333 California St Suite 280, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1723-1731. 2009
  5. pmc Fine-mapping of the 5p15.33, 6p22.1-p21.31, and 15q25.1 regions identifies functional and histology-specific lung cancer susceptibility loci in African-Americans
    Kyle M Walsh
    Program in Cancer Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Cente, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:251-60. 2013
  6. pmc Polymorphisms in the estrogen receptor 1 and vitamin C and matrix metalloproteinase gene families are associated with susceptibility to lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e2816. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: results from a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Paige M Bracci
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 1228, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:333-46. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms and haplotypes in the cytochrome P450 17A1, prolactin, and catechol-O-methyltransferase genes and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk
    Christine F Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, 140 Earl Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2391-401. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms and haplotypes in folate-metabolizing genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Blood 104:2155-62. 2004
  10. pmc A functional TNFRSF5 gene variant is associated with risk of lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Blood 111:4348-54. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Molecular Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer
    Paige M Bracci; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. pmc Serum autoantibodies to pancreatic cancer antigens as biomarkers of pancreatic cancer in a San Francisco Bay Area case-control study
    Paige M Bracci
    School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Cancer 118:5384-94. 2012
    ..Autoantibodies to tumor-associated antigens (TAAs) can be present months to years before diagnosis and hold promise as biomarkers for early detection...
  2. pmc Cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking, passive smoke exposure, and risk of pancreatic cancer: a population-based study in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, 94107, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:138. 2011
    ..To examine the influence of cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking, cessation of cigarette smoking and passive smoke exposure on the risk of pancreatic cancer...
  3. pmc Chemokine polymorphisms and lymphoma: a pooled analysis
    Paige M Bracci
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 51:497-506. 2010
    ..The CCL5 -403A allele conferred reduced risks of FL and chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma. Results should be interpreted conservatively. Continued investigation is warranted to confirm these findings...
  4. pmc Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer in two large pooled case-control studies
    Paige M Bracci
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, 3333 California St Suite 280, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1723-1731. 2009
    ..We conducted detailed analyses to determine the association between pancreatitis onset and pancreatic cancer risk...
  5. pmc Fine-mapping of the 5p15.33, 6p22.1-p21.31, and 15q25.1 regions identifies functional and histology-specific lung cancer susceptibility loci in African-Americans
    Kyle M Walsh
    Program in Cancer Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Cente, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:251-60. 2013
    ..1-p21.31, and 15q25.1. We investigated whether these regions contain lung cancer susceptibly loci in African-Americans and refined previous association signals by using the reduced linkage disequilibrium observed in African-Americans...
  6. pmc Polymorphisms in the estrogen receptor 1 and vitamin C and matrix metalloproteinase gene families are associated with susceptibility to lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e2816. 2008
    ..Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is the fifth most common cancer in the U.S. and few causes have been identified. Genetic association studies may help identify environmental risk factors and enhance our understanding of disease mechanisms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: results from a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Paige M Bracci
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 1228, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:333-46. 2005
    ..Investigate the association between tobacco use and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms and haplotypes in the cytochrome P450 17A1, prolactin, and catechol-O-methyltransferase genes and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk
    Christine F Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, 140 Earl Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2391-401. 2005
    ..These results suggest that PRL, CYP17A1, and COMT may be relevant genetic loci for non-Hodgkin lymphoma and indicate a possible role for prolactin and estrogen in lymphoma pathogenesis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms and haplotypes in folate-metabolizing genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Blood 104:2155-62. 2004
    ..The associations of DLCL and FL with TYMS 1494del6 and MTHFR 677TT genotypes, respectively, suggest that folate metabolism may play an important role in the pathogenesis of specific subtypes of NHL...
  10. pmc A functional TNFRSF5 gene variant is associated with risk of lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Blood 111:4348-54. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the TNFRSF5 -1C>T polymorphism may increase FL susceptibility through mechanisms that hinder cellular immune responses. Further studies are needed to explore these findings...
  11. pmc Assessment of autoantibodies to meningioma in a population-based study
    Joseph L Wiemels
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Helen Diller Cancer Research Building, University of California, San Francisco, 1450 3rd Street, MC 0520, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:75-83. 2013
    ..1, 11 (P(trend) = 0.006)). These results indicate that men with meningioma commonly react with a serologic antimeningioma response; if supported by further research, this finding suggests a distinctive etiology for meningioma in men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, leptin and leptin receptor polymorphisms, and non-hodgkin lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, 140 Earl Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:779-86. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in innate immunity genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Matthew S Forrest
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Br J Haematol 134:180-3. 2006
    ..67, 95% CI 0.45-0.99). These results suggest that variation in innate immune genes may alter NHL susceptibility...
  14. pmc Genetic variants at 6p21.33 are associated with susceptibility to follicular lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Nat Genet 41:873-5. 2009
    ..7 x 10(-11)). The region of strongest association overlapped C6orf15 (STG), located near psoriasis susceptibility region 1 (PSORS1)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric factors and pancreatic cancer in a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay area
    Carey A Eberle
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 280, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1235-44. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between pancreatic cancer, anthropometric factors, physical activity and caloric intake...
  16. pmc Domestic and farm-animal exposures and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a population-based study in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco Coordinating Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107 1728, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2382-7. 2008
    ..To assess the association between animal exposures and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)...
  17. pmc Genetic variants in telomerase-related genes are associated with an older age at diagnosis in glioma patients: evidence for distinct pathways of gliomagenesis
    Kyle M Walsh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:1041-7. 2013
    ..We examined associations of these 7 established glioma risk loci with age at diagnosis among patients with glioma...
  18. pmc Analysis of 60 reported glioma risk SNPs replicates published GWAS findings but fails to replicate associations from published candidate-gene studies
    Kyle M Walsh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 37:222-8. 2013
    ..These results highlight that the deficiencies of the candidate-gene approach lay in selecting both appropriate genes and relevant SNPs within these genes...
  19. pmc Obesity and survival in population-based patients with pancreatic cancer in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Zhihong Gong
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 280, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1929-37. 2012
    ..However, studies of obesity and overall survival in patients with pancreatic cancer are notably lacking, especially in population-based studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in ghrelin and neuropeptide Y genes are associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Danica R Skibola
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1251-6. 2005
    ..4; 95% CI, 1.3-4.4), 1258G>A (OR, 2.0; 95% CI, 1.1-3.5), and 5671C>T (OR, 1.8; 95% CI, 1.1-3.0). These results add further support for the hypothesis that SNPs in energy-regulating genes affect risk of NHL...
  21. pmc Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and lymphotoxin-alpha (LTA) polymorphisms and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the InterLymph Consortium
    Christine F Skibola
    237A Hildebrand Hall, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:267-76. 2010
    ..04). These findings strengthen previous results for DLBCL and the LTA 252A>G/TNF -308A locus and provide robust evidence that these TNF/LTA gene variants, or others in linkage disequilibrium, are involved in NHL etiology...
  22. pmc Allergies and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled analysis from the Pancreatic Cancer Case-Control Consortium
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 307 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:691-700. 2013
    ..There were no major differences among subgroups defined by age, gender, smoking status, or body mass index. Older age at onset of allergies was slightly more protective than earlier age. ..
  23. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and risk of pancreatic cancer in a large population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay Area
    June M Chan
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94158 9001, USA
    Nutr Cancer 65:157-64. 2013
    ..Consistent with what has been recommended for several other chronic diseases, consuming a diet rich in plant-based foods, whole grains, and white meat, might reduce risk of pancreatic cancer...
  24. pmc Association of HLA-DQB1 alleles with risk of follicular lymphoma
    Nicholas K Akers
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 52:53-8. 2011
    ..51, 95% CI 0.38-0.69; adjusted p-value = 4.46 × 10(-5)). Although these findings require verification, the role of HLA class II proteins in B-cell survival and proliferation makes this a biologically plausible association...
  25. pmc Genome-wide association study of follicular lymphoma identifies a risk locus at 6p21.32
    Lucia Conde
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Nat Genet 42:661-4. 2010
    ..We also found confirmatory evidence of a previously reported association between chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma and rs735665 (combined P = 4.24 x 10(-9))...
  26. pmc Association study of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genes identifies a novel lung cancer susceptibility locus near CHRNA1 in African-Americans
    Kyle M Walsh
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncotarget 3:1428-38. 2012
    ..These findings identify a novel lung cancer risk locus on 2q31.1 which correlates with CHRNA1 expression and replicate previous associations on 15q25.1 in African-Americans...
  27. pmc Intake of vitamins D and A and calcium and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: San Francisco Bay Area population-based case-control study
    Bahar Mikhak
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118 1944, USA
    Nutr Cancer 64:674-84. 2012
    ..Our results should be interpreted conservatively until further investigation in larger pooled studies can be conducted to better assess the role of vitamin D intake in lymphomagenesis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Expert review of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in a population-based cancer registry: reliability of diagnosis and subtype classifications
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:138-43. 2004
    ..Thus, overall NHL incidence and survival statistics from the early 1990s are probably accurate, but subtype-specific statistics could be substantially biased, especially because of high (15-20%) proportions of unclassified lymphomas...
  29. pmc Circulating levels of the innate and humoral immune regulators CD14 and CD23 are associated with adult glioma
    Mi Zhou
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
    Cancer Res 70:7534-42. 2010
    ..These results augment the long-observed association between allergies and glioma and support a role for the innate and adaptive humoral functions of the immune system, in particular immunoregulatory proteins, in gliomagenesis...
  30. pmc Survival in population-based pancreatic cancer patients: San Francisco Bay area, 1995-1999
    Zhihong Gong
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1373-81. 2011
    ..Although the results provide further evidence of poor survival among patients with pancreatic cancer, the data also suggest that within-stage-of-disease patients survived somewhat longer with therapy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Residential history, family characteristics and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Paige M Bracci
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, 94118 1944, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1287-94. 2006
    ..The role of the complex relationship between residential history, family characteristics, childhood infections, and immune function in the development of NHL warrants further investigation in pooled analyses...
  32. pmc Solvent exposure and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: no risk in a population-based study in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94107 1728, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3130-2. 2009
    ..Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals were adjusted for potential confounders. Our results have provided no support for an association between NHL and occupational exposure to solvents...
  33. pmc Intake of fatty acids and antioxidants and pancreatic cancer in a large population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Zhihong Gong
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Int J Cancer 127:1893-904. 2010
    ..These results support the hypotheses that a high intake of saturated and certain monounsaturated fatty acids may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, whereas greater intake of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins C and E may reduce the risk...
  34. ncbi request reprint Farm-related exposures and childhood brain tumours in seven countries: results from the SEARCH International Brain Tumour Study
    Jimmy T Efird
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:201-11. 2003
    ..0) and unprocessed wool (OR = 3.0). Our findings suggest that various farm-related exposures are positively associated with CBT and warrant further investigation into the public health importance of these associations...
  35. pmc Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Ernest T Lam
    Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Res 72:686-95. 2012
    ..Together, the results of this study provide evidence that aggregated common and rare variants and the accumulation of singleton variants are important contributors to pancreatic cancer risk...
  36. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, histology, and medical history among human immunodeficiency virus-negative participants in San Francisco
    Elizabeth A Holly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Box 1228, University of California School of Medicine, 500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 1228
    Am J Epidemiol 158:316-27. 2003
    ..These data provide direction for further investigation of immune function and genetic characteristics of subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in lymphomagenesis and warrant analyses in large pooled data sets...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of interviewed and non-interviewed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) patients in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Elizabeth A Holly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:419-25. 2002
    ..However, the solutions for nonparticipation due to death are less clear, especially when rapid case ascertainment (RCA) is used to identify newly diagnosed patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prior history of allergies and pancreatic cancer in the San Francisco Bay area
    Elizabeth A Holly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:432-41. 2003
    ..0006) and severity of allergic symptoms (p = 0.003). These results provide support for the plausibility that immune function in relation to allergies may play a role in the etiology of pancreatic cancer...
  39. pmc A search for overlapping genetic susceptibility loci between non-Hodgkin lymphoma and autoimmune diseases
    Lucia Conde
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Genomics 98:9-14. 2011
    ..These results support continued investigation to further elucidate the relationship between lymphoma and autoimmune diseases...
  40. ncbi request reprint Signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer: a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay area
    Elizabeth A Holly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94118 1944, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:510-7. 2004
    ..Our aim was to collect and analyze data in a population-based study on signs and symptoms of disease reported by patients with pancreatic cancer and control participants to contribute to earlier detection and better prognosis...
  41. pmc Fine mapping of chromosome 15q25.1 lung cancer susceptibility in African-Americans
    Helen M Hansen
    Division of Neuroepidemiology, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:3652-61. 2010
    ..002). The identified regions contain SNPs predicted to affect gene regulation. There are multiple lung cancer risk loci in the 15q25.1 region in African-Americans...
  42. pmc A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of follicular lymphoma
    Christine F Skibola
    School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:516. 2012
    ....
  43. pmc Cigarette smoking associated with lung adenocarcinoma in situ in a large case-control study (SFBALCS)
    Paige M Bracci
    Departmentsof Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 7:1352-60. 2012
    ..Compared with other lung cancer histologies, AIS patients are less likely to be smokers, yet associations with other lung cancer risk factors and differences by sex have not been determined...
  44. pmc Obesity and pancreatic cancer: overview of epidemiologic evidence and biologic mechanisms
    Paige M Bracci
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118 1944, USA
    Mol Carcinog 51:53-63. 2012
    ..An overview of the current epidemiology and hypothesized biological mechanisms involved in the obesity-pancreatic cancer association are presented...
  45. pmc Intake of folate, vitamins B6, B12 and methionine and risk of pancreatic cancer in a large population-based case-control study
    Zhihong Gong
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 280, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1317-25. 2009
    ..We examined the association between pancreatic cancer and intake of folate, vitamins B(6), B(12) and methionine in a large population-based case-control study...
  46. pmc Vitamin D, calcium, and retinol intake, and pancreatic cancer in a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay area
    Lydia B Zablotska
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:91-100. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a complex association among intake of dietary vitamin D, calcium, and retinol, and pancreatic cancer risk...
  47. doi request reprint Genes-Environment Interactions in Obesity- and Diabetes-Associated Pancreatic Cancer: A GWAS Data Analysis
    Hongwei Tang
    Authors Affiliations Departments of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology and Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Division of Biostatistics and Human Genetics Center, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven and Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon Institut national de la santé et de la recherche medicale INSERM, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health CESP, U1018, Nutrition, Hormones and Women s Health team Univ Paris Sud, UMRS 1018 IGR, F 94805, Villejuif, France Division of Epidemiology, Public Health, and Primary Care, Imperial College London, Suwa Red Cross Hospital
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:98-106. 2014
    ..Obesity and diabetes are potentially alterable risk factors for pancreatic cancer. Genetic factors that modify the associations of obesity and diabetes with pancreatic cancer have previously not been examined at the genome-wide level...
  48. pmc Integrating GWAS and expression data for functional characterization of disease-associated SNPs: an application to follicular lymphoma
    Lucia Conde
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 92:126-30. 2013
    ..The application of integrative methods, such as those presented here, to other post-GWAS investigations will help identify causal disease variants and enhance our understanding of biological disease mechanisms...
  49. ncbi request reprint West Coast study of childhood brain tumours and maternal use of hair-colouring products
    Elizabeth A Holly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 280, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:226-35. 2002
    ..Together with results from previous studies, these results provide no consistent evidence of an association between risk for CBT and use of hair dyes during pregnancy...

Research Grants1

  1. Molecular Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer
    Paige M Bracci; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Blood samples will be banked for future genetic studies and data will be pooled for greater statistical power. ..