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overview I am a cancer epidemiologist with a primary research focus on the etiology of multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. My active studies are based in the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study cohorts and include examinations of both lifestyle-related and biomarker-characterized risk factors. To date, we have evaluated body mass index and other anthropometric measures, physical activity, aspirin use and serologic biomarkers of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1, insulin, interleukin (IL)-6 and adiponectin dysregulation and risk of multiple myeloma in local studies and in collaboration with external cohorts. A multi-cohort study to examine genetic susceptibility to multiple myeloma is in progress. My non-Hodgkin lymphoma studies have also examined obesity-related anthropometric measures, dietary factors and serologic markers of immune activation and inflammation, as well as of dietary fatty acids. I have enjoyed local collaborations on studies of multiple myeloma with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute SPORE in multiple myeloma (Kenneth C. Anderson, PI) and on studies of Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (Irene M. Ghobrial, PI). I currently co-lead a large pooled study of time-varying non-genetic risk factors for multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and common histologic and tissue molecular subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in our local cohorts and three external cohorts. I have also led or collaborated on numerous studies in large international consortia, where I have also held leadership roles: the International Lymphoma Epidemiology (InterLymph) Consortium, the International Multiple Myeloma Consortium (IMMC, now the Myeloma Working Group of InterLymph) and the National Cancer Institute Lymphoid Malignancies Working Group. I also represent the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study in a large multi-site genome-wide association study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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Academic Article Serologic assessment of type 1 and type 2 immunity in healthy Japanese adults.
Academic Article The association between asthma drugs and severe life-threatening attacks.
Academic Article Characterisation of asthma management in the Fallon Community Health Plan from 1988 to 1991.
Academic Article Polymorphic variation in NFKB1 and other aspirin-related genes and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma.
Academic Article Patterns of serum type 1 and type 2 immune markers in healthy carriers of HTLV-I.
Academic Article Body mass index, physical activity, and risk of multiple myeloma.
Academic Article Insulin-like growth factor-1- and interleukin-6-related gene variation and risk of multiple myeloma.
Academic Article Atopic disease and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: an InterLymph pooled analysis.
Academic Article The characterization and evaluation of current asthma management.
Academic Article Birth order and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma--true association or bias?
Academic Article Autoimmune disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph Consortium.
Academic Article Population differences in immune marker profiles associated with human T-lymphotropic virus type I infection in Japan and Jamaica.
Academic Article Antibody titers against EBNA1 and EBNA2 in relation to Hodgkin lymphoma and history of infectious mononucleosis.
Academic Article Nutrients and genetic variation involved in one-carbon metabolism and Hodgkin lymphoma risk: a population-based case-control study.
Academic Article Self-reported history of infections and the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: an InterLymph pooled analysis.
Academic Article International trends in sales of inhaled fenoterol, all inhaled beta-agonists, and asthma mortality, 1970-1992.
Academic Article Oral contraceptive type and functional ovarian cysts.
Academic Article Recreational physical activity, leisure sitting time and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Cohort.
Academic Article A prospective study of Epstein-Barr virus antibodies and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Academic Article Prediagnosis biomarkers of insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin, and interleukin-6 dysregulation and multiple myeloma risk in the Multiple Myeloma Cohort Consortium.
Academic Article Consumption of artificial sweetener- and sugar-containing soda and risk of lymphoma and leukemia in men and women.
Concept Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse
Concept Young Adult
Concept Receptors, IgE
Concept Cohort Studies
Concept Cell Lineage
Concept Massachusetts
Concept Hepatitis C Antibodies
Concept Aspartame
Concept Anthropometry
Concept Boston
Concept New Zealand
Concept Chromosome Aberrations
Concept Resistin
Concept Base Sequence
Concept B-Lymphocytes
Concept Chromosomes, Human, Pair 10
Concept Bone Neoplasms
Concept Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Concept Connecticut
Concept Adiponectin
Concept Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Concept Hematopoiesis
Concept HEK293 Cells
Concept Anemia, Hemolytic
Concept Obesity
Concept Aspirin
Concept Chromosomes, Human, Pair 14
Concept Health Care Costs
Concept Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Concept Overweight
Concept Immunoglobulin E
Concept Feeding Behavior
Concept Health Behavior
Concept Sjogren's Syndrome
Concept Acute Disease
Concept Ovarian Cysts
Concept Colorectal Neoplasms
Concept Antibodies, Viral
Concept Case-Control Studies
Concept Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
Concept Chromosome Breakage
Concept Lymphoma, B-Cell
Concept Aged
Concept Epidemiologic Studies
Concept African Continental Ancestry Group
Concept Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
Concept Chromosomes, Human
Concept Prospective Studies
Concept Leptin
Concept Anticarcinogenic Agents
Concept Australia
Concept Hypercalcemia
Concept Cause of Death
Concept Pharmacoepidemiology
Concept Puerto Rico
Concept Body Mass Index
Concept Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Concept Transmembrane Activator and CAML Interactor Protein
Concept Interleukin-10
Concept Databases, Factual
Concept Brain Neoplasms
Concept Body Height
Concept Methionine
Concept Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Concept Postmenopause
Concept Chromosomes, Human, Pair 2
Concept Tissue Array Analysis
Concept MicroRNAs
Concept Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Concept Mosaicism
Concept Retrospective Studies
Concept Computational Biology
Concept Lymphoma, B-Cell, Marginal Zone
Concept Jamaica
Concept Follow-Up Studies
Concept Asthma
Concept Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Concept Middle Aged
Concept Theophylline
Concept United States
Concept Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell
Concept Chromosomes, Human, Pair 6
Concept Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
Concept Multiple Myeloma
Concept Humans
Concept Autoimmune Diseases
Concept Ghana
Concept Birth Order
Concept Adaptor Proteins, Signal Transducing
Concept Smoking
Concept Longitudinal Studies
Concept Fenoterol
Concept Burkitt Lymphoma
Concept Aged, 80 and over
Concept Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
Concept T-Lymphocytes
Concept United States Department of Defense
Concept North America
Concept Chromosome Fragile Sites
Concept Homosexuality, Male
Concept Multivariate Analysis
Concept Body Size
Concept Alveolar Bone Loss
Concept Telomere
Concept HTLV-I Antibodies
Concept Alcohol Drinking
Concept Carcinoma, Basal Cell
Academic Article Body mass index, height and risk of lymphoid neoplasms in a large United States cohort.
Academic Article A pooled analysis of alcohol consumption and risk of multiple myeloma in the international multiple myeloma consortium.
Academic Article Temporal stability of serum concentrations of cytokines and soluble receptors measured across two years in low-risk HIV-seronegative men.
Academic Article Body size and multiple myeloma mortality: a pooled analysis of 20 prospective studies.
Academic Article Etiologic heterogeneity among non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes: the InterLymph Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Subtypes Project.
Academic Article Medical history, lifestyle, family history, and occupational risk factors for sporadic Burkitt lymphoma/leukemia: the Interlymph Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Subtypes Project.
Academic Article Genome-wide association study identifies multiple susceptibility loci for diffuse large B cell lymphoma.
Academic Article Associations of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) risk with autoimmune conditions according to putative NHL loci.
Academic Article Dietary pattern and risk of hodgkin lymphoma in a population-based case-control study.
Academic Article Analysis of Heritability and Shared Heritability Based on Genome-Wide Association Studies for Thirteen Cancer Types.
Academic Article Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies discovers multiple loci for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Academic Article Genetically predicted longer telomere length is associated with increased risk of B-cell lymphoma subtypes.
Academic Article A prospective analysis of blood donation history and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Academic Article Low Levels of Circulating Adiponectin Are Associated with Multiple Myeloma Risk in Overweight and Obese Individuals.
Academic Article Nurses' Health Study Contributions on the Epidemiology of Less Common Cancers: Endometrial, Ovarian, Pancreatic, and Hematologic.
Academic Article Clonal haematopoiesis harbouring AML-associated mutations is ubiquitous in healthy adults.
Grant Prospective evaluation of IGF and IL-6 Dysregulation and Multiple Myeloma
Grant Energy Balance, IGF Dysregulation and Multiple Myeloma
Academic Article Periodontal disease and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study.
Academic Article A Meta-analysis of Multiple Myeloma Risk Regions in African and European Ancestry Populations Identifies Putatively Functional Loci.
Academic Article Genome-wide association analysis implicates dysregulation of immunity genes in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
Academic Article Elevated Serum Levels of sCD30 and IL6 and Detectable IL10 Precede Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma Diagnosis.
Academic Article Dietary fat intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2 large prospective cohorts.
Academic Article Circulating resistin levels and risk of multiple myeloma in three prospective cohorts.
Academic Article Body mass index throughout adulthood, physical activity, and risk of multiple myeloma: a prospective analysis in three large cohorts.
Academic Article Reply to P-L Peng and P-F Chen.
Academic Article Influence of Dietary Patterns on Plasma Soluble CD14, a Surrogate Marker of Gut Barrier Dysfunction.
Academic Article Risk factors for Burkitt lymphoma: a nested case-control study in the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink.
Academic Article A prospective analysis of circulating saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Academic Article HLA Class I and II Diversity Contributes to the Etiologic Heterogeneity of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Subtypes.
Academic Article Pre-diagnosis plasma immune markers and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in two prospective cohort studies.
Academic Article Insights into clonal haematopoiesis from 8,342 mosaic chromosomal alterations.
Academic Article Pooled study of occupational exposure to aromatic hydrocarbon solvents and risk of multiple myeloma.
Academic Article Two high-risk susceptibility loci at 6p25.3 and 14q32.13 for Waldenström macroglobulinemia.
Academic Article Trends in cause of death among patients with multiple myeloma in Puerto Rico and the United States SEER population, 1987-2013.
Academic Article Clonal hematopoiesis and risk of acute myeloid leukemia.
Academic Article Presentation and survival of multiple myeloma patients in Ghana: a review of 169 cases.
Academic Article Genetic overlap between autoimmune diseases and non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes.
Academic Article Genetically Determined Height and Risk of Non-hodgkin Lymphoma.
Academic Article Dissecting racial disparities in multiple myeloma.
Academic Article Prediagnosis dietary pattern and survival in patients with multiple myeloma.
Academic Article Lipid Trait Variants and the Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Subtypes: A Mendelian Randomization Study.
Academic Article Association between yogurt consumption and plasma soluble CD14 in two prospective cohorts of US adults.
Academic Article Assessment of polygenic architecture and risk prediction based on common variants across fourteen cancers.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.