Laura Fejerman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint African ancestry of the population of Buenos Aires
    Laura Fejerman
    Institute of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK ox ac uk
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:164-70. 2005
  2. pmc Heterogeneity in genetic admixture across different regions of Argentina
    Sergio Avena
    Departamento de Antropologia, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e34695. 2012
  3. pmc Genetic ancestry modifies the association between genetic risk variants and breast cancer risk among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Laura Fejerman
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Carcinogenesis 34:1787-93. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Population differences in breast cancer severity
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF, 2200 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 9:323-33. 2008
  5. pmc Genetic ancestry and risk of breast cancer among U.S. Latinas
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Lung Biology Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Cancer Res 68:9723-8. 2008
  6. pmc European ancestry is positively associated with breast cancer risk in Mexican women
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1074-82. 2010
  7. pmc Genetic ancestry and risk of mortality among U.S. Latinas with breast cancer
    Laura Fejerman
    Authors Affiliations Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, and Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, and Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford and Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer Res 73:7243-53. 2013
  8. pmc Admixture mapping identifies a locus on 6q25 associated with breast cancer risk in US Latinas
    Laura Fejerman
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 21:1907-17. 2012
  9. pmc Telomere length, telomere-related genes, and breast cancer risk: the breast cancer health disparities study
    Andrew J Pellatt
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 52:595-609. 2013
  10. pmc History shaped the geographic distribution of genomic admixture on the island of Puerto Rico
    Marc Via
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16513. 2011

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint African ancestry of the population of Buenos Aires
    Laura Fejerman
    Institute of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK ox ac uk
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:164-70. 2005
    ..However, as our results suggest, this reduction did not mean a total disappearance of African genes from the genetic pool of the Buenos Aires population...
  2. pmc Heterogeneity in genetic admixture across different regions of Argentina
    Sergio Avena
    Departamento de Antropologia, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e34695. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Genetic ancestry modifies the association between genetic risk variants and breast cancer risk among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Laura Fejerman
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Carcinogenesis 34:1787-93. 2013
    ..Genetic ancestry should be considered when assessing risk in women of mixed descent and in studies designed to discover causal mutations. ..
  4. doi request reprint Population differences in breast cancer severity
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF, 2200 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 9:323-33. 2008
    ..Studies evaluating the risk for particular tumor subtypes combining genetic and environmental variables and analyzing cases from different populations are needed to understand population differences in the severity of breast cancer...
  5. pmc Genetic ancestry and risk of breast cancer among U.S. Latinas
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Lung Biology Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Cancer Res 68:9723-8. 2008
    ..39; 95% CI, 1.06-2.11; P=0.013). Further work is needed to determine if the association is due to genetic differences between populations or possibly due to environmental factors not measured...
  6. pmc European ancestry is positively associated with breast cancer risk in Mexican women
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1074-82. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Genetic ancestry and risk of mortality among U.S. Latinas with breast cancer
    Laura Fejerman
    Authors Affiliations Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, and Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, and Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford and Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer Res 73:7243-53. 2013
    ..003). Overall, results suggest that genetic factors and/or unmeasured differences in treatment or access to care should be further explored to understand and reduce ethnic disparities in breast cancer outcomes...
  8. pmc Admixture mapping identifies a locus on 6q25 associated with breast cancer risk in US Latinas
    Laura Fejerman
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 21:1907-17. 2012
    ..Fine-mapping within the 6q25 and possibly the 11p15 loci will lead to the discovery of the biologically functional variant/s behind this association...
  9. pmc Telomere length, telomere-related genes, and breast cancer risk: the breast cancer health disparities study
    Andrew J Pellatt
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 52:595-609. 2013
    ..73, 95% CI 0.59, 0.91) with ER-/PR- tumors. These data provide support for an association between TL and TL-related genes and risk of breast cancer. The association may be modified by hormone receptor status and genetic ancestry...
  10. pmc History shaped the geographic distribution of genomic admixture on the island of Puerto Rico
    Marc Via
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16513. 2011
    ..More generally, our results demonstrate the importance of incorporating social and geographic data with genetics when studying contemporary admixed populations...
  11. pmc An admixture scan in 1,484 African American women with breast cancer
    Laura Fejerman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute for Human Genetics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3110-7. 2009
    ..However, we found little evidence that genetic ancestry at any one region contributes significantly to breast cancer risk or hormone receptor status...