Past Projects

  • Impact of post-diagnosis smoking in bladder cancer
  • A Genome-Wide Association Screen for Pancreatic Cancer Susceptibility Loci 
  • Aging-related genes, cognitive functions, and amyloid imaging in brain tumor patients
  • A Model for Genetic Susceptibility: Melanoma
  • A Study to Assess Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of PLX4032 in Patients with Solid Tumors
  • Biomarkers of lung cancer in nonsmokers: a pilot study
  • Chemotherapy-induced cognitive change and DNA damage in breast cancer survivors
  • CYP2D6 phenotype, tamoxifen treatment and risk of contralateral breast cancer in the WECARE study population  
  • DNA Repair and Genetic Susceptibility To Lung Cancer 
  • Estrogen, Diet, Genetics and Endometrial Cancer (EDGE)
  • Framingham study of nevi in children (SONIC) II  
  • Diet, Lifestyle and Health Factors in Hepatitis C
  • Genetic polymorphisms in metabolizing enzymes and the Ah Receptor in soft tissue Sarcoma
  • Genetic risk factors for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST)
  • Genetic Susceptibility to Tumor Recurrence and Progression in Patients with Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
  • Mutational analysis of clonality in multiple primary melanoma 
  • Phase II Trial of Extended-Dosing Temozolomide in Patients with Melanoma
  • Phytoestrogens, folate, DNA repair, and ovarian cancer risk 
  • The oral microbiome in pancreatic cancer precursor lesions

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  • Environmental Pollutants and the Risk of Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A Pilot Study
  • Epidemiology of MRI parenchymal enhancement: a new marker of breast cancer risk
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Glioma International Consortium (GLIOGENE)
  • Genetic markers of melanoma progression 
  • Genetics of treatment-related cognitive and brain structural changes in brain tumor survivors 
  • Genetics of Treatment-Related Cognitive Changes and Structural and Amyloid Imaging in Patients with Brain Tumors
  • Identification of etiologically distinct sub-types of breast cancer 
  • Melanoma RAS/BRAF mutation: heterogeneity-risk-prognosis
  • Mirena® IUD’s effect on Fallopian Tube Fimbriae and Ovarian Cortical Inclusion Cyst Cell Proliferation
  • MRI Background Parenchymal Enhancement as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: The IMAGINg and Epidemiology (IMAGINE) Study
  • Solar exposure and melanoma survival 
  • Solar-Induced DNA Damage and Repair
  • Study of exposures and biomarkers in cancer epidemiology
  • Translational studies of neural mechanisms of chemotherapy-induced cognitive changes
  • Validation and Fine-Scale Mapping of Pancreatic Cancer Susceptibility Loci (Study)
  • Validation of the use of whole-genome amplified DNA in a population-based study
  • Whole genome search for lung cancer-predisposing genetic variants: a pilot study in nonsmokers