Gregory J Tranah

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. pmc Circadian activity rhythms and mortality: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco Coordinating Center, UCSF, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 4, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:282-91. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase Leu84Phe and Ile143Val polymorphisms and risk of colorectal cancer in the Nurses' Health Study and Physicians' Health Study (United States)
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:721-31. 2006
  5. pmc Genetic variation in candidate osteoporosis genes, bone mineral density, and fracture risk: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Gregory J Tranah
    CPMC Research Institute, San Francisco, CA 94120, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 83:155-66. 2008
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Epoxide hydrolase and CYP2C9 polymorphisms, cigarette smoking, and risk of colorectal carcinoma in the Nurses' Health Study and the Physicians' Health Study
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mol Carcinog 44:21-30. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Hemochromatosis gene mutations, body iron stores, dietary iron, and risk of colorectal adenoma in women
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:917-26. 2005
  9. pmc Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation is associated with free-living activity energy expenditure in the elderly
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1817:1691-700. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint XRCC2 and XRCC3 polymorphisms are not associated with risk of colorectal adenoma
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, and Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1090-1. 2004

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. 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)...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Circadian activity rhythms and mortality: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco Coordinating Center, UCSF, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 4, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:282-91. 2010
    ..To determine whether circadian activity rhythms are associated with mortality in community-dwelling older women...
  4. ncbi request reprint O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase Leu84Phe and Ile143Val polymorphisms and risk of colorectal cancer in the Nurses' Health Study and Physicians' Health Study (United States)
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:721-31. 2006
    ..Two non-synonymous MGMT coding region variants, Leu84Phe and Ile143Val, lie in close proximity to the reactive 145Cys residue and to a conserved estrogen receptor interacting helix...
  5. pmc Genetic variation in candidate osteoporosis genes, bone mineral density, and fracture risk: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Gregory J Tranah
    CPMC Research Institute, San Francisco, CA 94120, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 83:155-66. 2008
    ..In conclusion, polymorphisms in several candidate genes were associated with hip, vertebral, and nonhip/nonvertebral fractures but not with total hip BMD in this large population based cohort study...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epoxide hydrolase and CYP2C9 polymorphisms, cigarette smoking, and risk of colorectal carcinoma in the Nurses' Health Study and the Physicians' Health Study
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mol Carcinog 44:21-30. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that individuals exposed to tobacco carcinogens were at increased risk of colorectal cancer and that overall risk is related to mEH and CYP2C9 genotype, although the results were not consistent between men and women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hemochromatosis gene mutations, body iron stores, dietary iron, and risk of colorectal adenoma in women
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:917-26. 2005
    ..We assessed dietary iron intake and genetic and biochemical markers of iron status in a prospective, nested case-control study of women enrolled in the Nurses' Health Study...
  9. pmc Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation is associated with free-living activity energy expenditure in the elderly
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1817:1691-700. 2012
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  10. ncbi request reprint XRCC2 and XRCC3 polymorphisms are not associated with risk of colorectal adenoma
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, and Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1090-1. 2004
  11. pmc Common genetic variants in ARNTL and NPAS2 and at chromosome 12p13 are associated with objectively measured sleep traits in the elderly
    Daniel S Evans
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, CA 94107 1728, USA
    Sleep 36:431-46. 2013
    ..To determine the association between common genetic variation in the clock gene pathway and objectively measured acti-graphic sleep and activity rhythm traits...
  12. doi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation associated with dementia and cognitive function in the elderly
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 32:357-72. 2012
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  13. pmc Circadian activity rhythms and risk of incident dementia and mild cognitive impairment in older women
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, CA 94107 1728, USA
    Ann Neurol 70:722-32. 2011
    ..We determined whether circadian activity rhythms measured in community-dwelling older women are prospectively associated with incident dementia or mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic variants in the UGT1A6 enzyme, aspirin use, and the risk of colorectal adenoma
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, GRJ 722, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:457-60. 2005
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  15. pmc Postmenopausal hormones and sleep quality in the elderly: a population based study
    Gregory J Tranah
    CPMC Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Womens Health 10:15. 2010
    ..Using data from the multicenter Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF), we tested the relationship between HT and sleep-wake estimated from actigraphy...
  16. pmc Hip pain while using lower extremity joints and sleep disturbances in elderly white women: results from a cross-sectional analysis
    Neeta Parimi
    San Francisco Coordinating Center, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 5, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107 1762, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1070-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate sleep quality in women with hip pain due to daily activities involving the lower extremity joints...
  17. ncbi request reprint Epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms, cigarette smoking and risk of colorectal adenoma in the Nurses' Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Carcinogenesis 25:1211-8. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint p53 Arg72Pro polymorphism and risk of colorectal adenoma and cancer
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1863-8. 2006
    ..09, 95% CI = 1.28-3.40) but not proximal colon or rectal cancers. Our results suggest that Arg72Pro may play a role in the early stages of colorectal neoplasia and possibly in progression to invasive disease, depending on site and sex...
  19. ncbi request reprint APC Asp1822Val and Gly2502Ser polymorphisms and risk of colorectal cancer and adenoma
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:863-70. 2005
    ..No gene-environment interactions were observed with these risk factors or with other dietary risk factors previously hypothesized to interact with the APC Asp1822Val polymorphism...
  20. ncbi request reprint MGMT germline polymorphism is associated with somatic MGMT promoter methylation and gene silencing in colorectal cancer
    Shuji Ogino
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1985-90. 2007
    ..56C>T) of the MGMT promoter and promoter methylation/silencing of MGMT in colorectal cancer. Our data provide compelling evidence for common susceptibility for MGMT promoter CpG island methylation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in O6-methylguanine DNA methyltransferase and breast cancer risk
    Jiali Han
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 16:469-74. 2006
    ..We also evaluated the potential interactions between the two polymorphisms and estrogen-related risk factors and cigarette smoking on breast cancer risk...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of N-acetyltransferase-2 genotypes, meat intake, smoking and risk of colorectal cancer
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Cancer 115:648-52. 2005
    ..The influence of NAT2 genotype on this association supports a role for heterocyclic amines in mediating the effect of red meat on colorectal carcinogenesis...
  24. pmc Genetic Association Study of Adiposity and Melanocortin-4 Receptor (MC4R) Common Variants: Replication and Functional Characterization of Non-Coding Regions
    Daniel S Evans
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e96805. 2014
    ..The identification of a putative insulator in this region could help to explain the challenges faced in this study and others to link SNPs associated with adiposity to altered MC4R expression. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Multiple displacement amplification prior to single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping in epidemiologic studies
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Biotechnol Lett 25:1031-6. 2003
    ..These results suggest that MDA will provide a sufficiently robust amplification of limiting samples of genomic DNA that can be used for SNP genotyping in large case-control studies of complex diseases...
  26. pmc Mitochondrial DNA variation in human metabolic rate and energy expenditure
    Gregory J Tranah
    California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, 94107, USA
    Mitochondrion 11:855-61. 2011
    ..This study links mitochondrial haplogroups with ancestry-associated differences in metabolic rate and energy expenditure...
  27. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of genetic polymorphisms in the cytochrome P-450 2C9 enzyme and the risk for distal colorectal adenoma
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:704-12. 2004
    ..Genetic variation in this enzyme may modulate the influence of aspirin and smoking on adenoma risk...