Research Groups

Section of Genetics - Biostatistics Group

Previous Publications - All Publications 2015-2011

1. Zamora-Ros R., Rinaldi S., Biessy C., Tjonneland A., Halkjaer J., Fournier A., Boutron-Ruault M.C., Mesrine S., Tikk K., Fortner R.T., Boeing H., Forster J., Trichopoulou A., Trichopoulos D., Papatesta E.M., Masala G., Tagliabue G., Panico S., Tumino R., Polidoro S., Peeters P.H., Bueno-de-Mesquita H.B., Weiderpass E., Lund E., Arguelles M., Agudo A., Molina-Montes E., Navarro C., Barricarte A., Larranaga N., Manjer J., Almquist M., Sandstrom M., Hennings J., Tsilidis K.K., Schmidt J.A., Khaw K.T., Wareham N.J., Romieu I., Byrnes G., Gunter M.J., Riboli E., Franceschi S. (2015) Reproductive and menstrual factors and risk of differentiated thyroid carcinoma: The EPIC study International journal of cancer; 136(5):1218-1227. PMID: 25041790

2. Rinaldi S., Plummer M., Biessy C., Tsilidis K.K., Ostergaard J.N., Overvad K., Tjonneland A., Halkjaer J., Boutron-Ruault M.C., Clavel-Chapelon F., Dossus L., Kaaks R., Lukanova A., Boeing H., Trichopoulou A., Lagiou P., Trichopoulos D., Palli D., Agnoli C., Tumino R., Vineis P., Panico S., Bueno-de-Mesquita H.B., Peeters P.H., Weiderpass E., Lund E., Quiros J.R., Agudo A., Molina E., Larranaga N., Navarro C., Ardanaz E., Manjer J., Almquist M., Sandstrom M., Hennings J., Khaw K.T., Schmidt J., Travis R.C., Byrnes G., Scalbert A., Romieu I., Gunter M., Riboli E., Franceschi S. (2014) Thyroid-stimulating hormone, thyroglobulin, and thyroid hormones and risk of differentiated thyroid carcinoma: the EPIC study Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 106(6):dju097. PMID: 24824312

3. Damiola F., Byrnes G., Moissonnier M., Pertesi M., Deltour I., Fillon A., Le Calvez-Kelm F., Tenet V., McKay-Chopin S., McKay J.D., Malakhova I., Masyakin V., Cardis E., Lesueur F., Kesminiene A. (2014) Contribution of ATM and FOXE1 (TTF2) to risk of papillary thyroid carcinoma in Belarusian children exposed to radiation International journal of cancer; 134(7):1659-1668. PMID: 24105688

4. Moskal A., Pisa P.T., Ferrari P., Byrnes G., Freisling H., Boutron-Ruault M.C., Cadeau C., Nailler L., Wendt A., Kuhn T., Boeing H., Buijsse B., Tjonneland A., Halkjaer J., Dahm C.C., Chiuve S.E., Quiros J.R., Buckland G., Molina-Montes E., Amiano P., Huerta Castano J.M., Gurrea A.B., Khaw K.T., Lentjes M.A., Key T.J., Romaguera D., Vergnaud A.C., Trichopoulou A., Bamia C., Orfanos P., Palli D., Pala V., Tumino R., Sacerdote C., de Magistris M.S., Bueno-de-Mesquita H.B., Ocke M.C., Beulens J.W., Ericson U., Drake I., Nilsson L.M., Winkvist A., Weiderpass E., Hjartaker A., Riboli E., Slimani N. (2014) Nutrient Patterns and Their Food Sources in an International Study Setting: Report from the EPIC Study PLoS ONE; 9(6):e98647. PMID: 24901309

5. Olivier M., Weninger A., Ardin M., Huskova H., Castells X., Vallee M.P., McKay J., Nedelko T., Muehlbauer K.R., Marusawa H., Alexander J., Hazelwood L., Byrnes G., Hollstein M., Zavadil J. (2014) Modelling mutational landscapes of human cancers in vitro Sci Rep.; 4482. PMID: 24670820

6. Scelo G., Riazalhosseini Y., Greger L., Letourneau L., Gonzalez-Porta M., Wozniak M.B., Bourgey M., Harnden P., Egevad L., Jackson S.M., Karimzadeh M., Arseneault M., Lepage P., How-Kit A., Daunay A., Renault V., Blanche H., Tubacher E., Sehmoun J., Viksna J., Celms E., Opmanis M., Zarins A., Vasudev N.S., Seywright M., Abedi-Ardekani B., Carreira C., Selby P.J., Cartledge J.J., Byrnes G., Zavadil J., Su J., Holcatova I., Brisuda A., Zaridze D., Moukeria A., Foretova L., Navratilova M., Mates D., Jinga V., Artemov A., Nedoluzhko A., Mazur A., Rastorguev S., Boulygina E., Heath S., Gut M., Bihoreau M.T., Lechner D., Foglio M., Gut I.G., Skryabin K., Prokhortchouk E., Cambon-Thomsen A., Rung J., Bourque G., Brennan P., Tost J., Banks R.E., Brazma A., Lathrop G.M. (2014) Variation in genomic landscape of clear cell renal cell carcinoma across Europe Nat Commun.; 5135. PMID: 25351205

7. Kreimer A.R., Johansson M., Waterboer T., Kaaks R., Chang-Claude J., Drogen D., Tjonneland A., Overvad K., Quiros J.R., Gonzalez C.A., Sanchez M.J., Larranaga N., Navarro C., Barricarte A., Travis R.C., Khaw K.T., Wareham N., Trichopoulou A., Lagiou P., Trichopoulos D., Peeters P.H., Panico S., Masala G., Grioni S., Tumino R., Vineis P., Bueno-de-Mesquita H.B., Laurell G., Hallmans G., Manjer J., Ekstrom J., Skeie G., Lund E., Weiderpass E., Ferrari P., Byrnes G., Romieu I., Riboli E., Hildesheim A., Boeing H., Pawlita M., Brennan P. (2013) Evaluation of human papillomavirus antibodies and risk of subsequent head and neck cancer Journal of clinical oncology; 31(21):2708-2715. PMID: 23775966

8. Caboux E., Paciencia M., Durand G., Robinot N., Wozniak M.B., Galateau-Salle F., Byrnes G., Hainaut P., Le Calvez-Kelm F. (2013) Impact of delay to cryopreservation on RNA integrity and genome-wide expression profiles in resected tumor samples PLoS.One.; 8(11):e79826. PMID: 24278187

9. Manser R., Lethaby A., Irving L.B., Stone C., Byrnes G., Abramson M.J., Campbell D. (2013) Screening for lung cancer Cochrane.Database.Syst.Rev.; CD001991. PMID: 23794187

10. Mathews J.D., Forsythe A.V., Brady Z., Butler M.W., Goergen S.K., Byrnes G.B., Giles G.G., Wallace A.B., Anderson P.R., Guiver T.A., McGale P., Cain T.M., Dowty J.G., Bickerstaffe A.C., Darby S.C. (2013) Cancer risk in 680,000 people exposed to computed tomography scans in childhood or adolescence: data linkage study of 11 million Australians British medical journal; f2360. PMID: 23694687

11. Wozniak M.B., Le Calvez-Kelm F., Abedi-Ardekani B., Byrnes G., Durand G., Carreira C., Michelon J., Janout V., Holcatova I., Foretova L., Brisuda A., Lesueur F., McKay J., Brennan P., Scelo G. (2013) Integrative genome-wide gene expression profiling of clear cell renal cell carcinoma in Czech Republic and in the United States PLoS.One.; 8(3):e57886. PMID: 23526956

12. Kesminiene A., Evrard A.S., Ivanov V.K., Malakhova I.V., Kurtinaitise J., Stengrevics A., Tekkel M., Chekin S., Drozdovitch V., Gavrilin Y., Golovanov I., Kryuchkov V.P., Maceika E., Mirkhaidarov A.K., Polyakov S., Tenet V., Tukov A.R., Byrnes G., Cardis E. (2012) Risk of Thyroid Cancer among Chernobyl Liquidators Radiation research; 178(5):425-436. PMID: 22998226

13. Rinaldi S., Lise M., Clavel-Chapelon F., Boutron-Ruault M.C., Guillas G., Overvad K., Tjonneland A., Halkjaer J., Lukanova A., Kaaks R., Bergmann M.M., Boeing H., Trichopoulou A., Zylis D., Valanou E., Palli D., Agnoli C., Tumino R., Polidoro S., Mattiello A., Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita H., Peeters P.H., Weiderpass E., Lund E., Skeie G., Rodriguez L., Travier N., Sanchez M.J., Amiano P., Huerta J.M., Ardanaz E., Rasmuson T., Hallmans G., Almquist M., Manjer J., Tsilidis K.K., Allen N.E., Khaw K.T., Wareham N., Byrnes G., Romieu I., Riboli E., Franceschi S. (2012) Body size and risk of differentiated thyroid carcinomas: Findings from the EPIC study International journal of cancer; 131(6):E1004-E1014. PMID: 22511178

14. Burgess J.A., Abramson M.J., Gurrin L.C., Byrnes G.B., Matheson M.C., Wharton C.L., Giles G.G., Johns D.P., Hopper J.L., Walters E.H., Dharmage S.C. (2012) Childhood infections and the risk of asthma: a longitudinal study over 37 years Chest; 142(3):647-654. PMID: 22459783

15. Freisling H., van Bakel M.M., Biessy C., May A.M., Byrnes G., Norat T., Rinaldi S., Santucci de Magistris M., Grioni S., Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita H., Ocke M.C., Kaaks R., Teucher B., Vergnaud A.C., Romaguera D., Sacerdote C., Palli D., Crowe F.L., Tumino R., Clavel-Chapelon F., Boutron-Ruault M.C., Khaw K.T., Wareham N.J., Trichopoulou A., Naska A., Orfanos P., Boeing H., Illner A.K., Riboli E., Peeters P.H., Slimani N. (2012) Dietary reporting errors on 24 h recalls and dietary questionnaires are associated with BMI across six European countries as evaluated with recovery biomarkers for protein and potassium intake British journal of nutrition; 107(6):910-920. PMID: 21791145

16. McCormack V., Peto J., Byrnes G., Straif K., Boffetta P. (2012) Estimating the asbestos-related lung cancer burden from mesothelioma mortality British journal of cancer; 106(3):575-584. PMID: 22233924

17. Johansson M., Roberts A., Chen D., Li Y., Delahaye-Sourdeix M., Aswani N., Greenwood M.A., Benhamou S., Lagiou P., Holcatova I., Richiardi L., Kjaerheim K., Agudo A., Castellsague X., Macfarlane T.V., Barzan L., Canova C., Thakker N.S., Conway D.I., Znaor A., Healy C.M., Ahrens W., Zaridze D., Szeszenia-Dabrowska N., Lissowska J., Fabianova E., Mates I.N., Bencko V., Foretova L., Janout V., Curado M.P., Koifman S., Menezes A., Wunsch-Filho V., Eluf-Neto J., Boffetta P., Franceschi S., Herrero R., Fernandez Garrote L., Talamini R., Boccia S., Galan P., Vatten L., Thomson P., Zelenika D., Lathrop M., Byrnes G., Cunningham H., Brennan P., Wakefield J., McKay J.D. (2012) Using Prior Information from the Medical Literature in GWAS of Oral Cancer Identifies Novel Susceptibility Variant on Chromosome 4 - the AdAPT Method PLoS ONE; 7(5):e36888. PMID: 22662130

18. Khademi H., Malekzadeh R., Pourshams A., Jafari E., Salahi R., Semnani S., Abaie B., Islami F., Nasseri-Moghaddam S., Etemadi A., Byrnes G., Abnet C.C., Dawsey S.M., Day N.E., Pharoah P.D., Boffetta P., Brennan P., Kamangar F. (2012) Opium use and mortality in Golestan Cohort Study: prospective cohort study of 50 000 adults in Iran British medical journal; e2502. PMID: 22511302

19. Khademi H., Radmard A.R., Malekzadeh F., Kamangar F., Nasseri-Moghaddam S., Johansson M., Byrnes G., Brennan P., Malekzadeh R. (2012) Diagnostic Accuracy of Age and Alarm Symptoms for Upper GI Malignancy in Patients with Dyspepsia in a GI Clinic: A 7-Year Cross-Sectional Study PLoS ONE; 7(6):e39173. PMID: 22720064

20. Le Calvez-Kelm F., Oliver J., Damiola F., Forey N., Robinot N., Durand G., Voegele C., Vallee M.P., Byrnes G., Registry B.C., Hopper J.L., Southey M.C., Andrulis I.L., John E.M., Tavtigian S.V., Lesueur F. (2012) RAD51 and breast cancer susceptibility: no evidence for rare variant association in the Breast Cancer Family Registry study PLoS ONE; 7(12):e52374. PMID: 23300655

21. Wermuth N. (2012) Traceable Regressions International Statistical Review; 80(3):415-438.

22. Chajes V., Biessy C., Byrnes G., Deharveng G., Saadatian-Elahi M., Jenab M., Peeters P.H., Ocke M., Bueno-de-Mesquita H.B., Johansson I., Hallmans G., Manjer J., Wirfalt E., Jakszyn P., Gonzalez C.A., Huerta J.M., Martinez C., Amiano P., Suarez L.R., Ardanaz E., Tjonneland A., Halkjaer J., Overvad K., Jakobsen M.U., Berrino F., Pala V., Palli D., Tumino R., Vineis P., de Magistris M.S., Spencer E.A., Crowe F.L., Bingham S., Khaw K.T., Linseisen J., Rohrmann S., Boeing H., Noethlings U., Olsen K.S., Skeie G., Lund E., Trichopoulou A., Zilis D., Oustoglou E., Clavel-Chapelon F., Riboli E., Slimani N. (2011) Ecological-Level Associations Between Highly Processed Food Intakes and Plasma Phospholipid Elaidic Acid Concentrations: Results From a Cross-Sectional Study Within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Nutrition and cancer; 63(8):1235-1250. PMID: 22043987

23. Timofeeva M.N., McKay J.D., Davey S.G., Johansson M., Byrnes G.B., Chabrier A., Relton C., Ueland P.M., Vollset S.E., Midttun O., Nygard O., Slimani N., Romieu I., Clavel-Chapelon F., Boutron-Ruault M.C., Fagherazzi G., Kaaks R., Teucher B., Boeing H., Weikert C., Bueno-de-Mesquita H.B., van Gils C., Peeters P.H., Agudo A., Barricarte A., Huerta J.M., Rodriguez L., Sanchez M.J., Larranaga N., Khaw K.T., Wareham N., Allen N.E., Travis R.C., Gallo V., Norat T., Krogh V., Masala G., Panico S., Sacerdote C., Tumino R., Trichopoulou A., Lagiou P., Trichopoulos D., Rasmuson T., Hallmans G., Riboli E., Vineis P., Brennan P. (2011) Genetic Polymorphisms in 15q25 and 19q13 Loci, Cotinine Levels, and Risk of Lung Cancer in EPIC Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention; 20(10):2250-2261. PMID: 21862624

24. Burgess J.A., Matheson M.C., Gurrin L.C., Byrnes G.B., Adams K.S., Wharton C.L., Giles G.G., Jenkins M.A., Hopper J.L., Abramson M.J., Walters E.H., Dharmage S.C. (2011) Factors influencing asthma remission: a longitudinal study from childhood to middle age Thorax; 66(6):508-513. PMID: 21450787

25. Chen D., Truong T., Gaborieau V., Byrnes G., Chabrier A., Chuang S.C., Olshan A.F., Weissler M.C., Luo J., Romkes M., Buch S., Nukui T., Franceschi S., Herrero R., Talamini R., Kelsey K.T., Christensen B., McClean M.D., Lacko M., Manni J.J., Peters W.H., Lubinski J., Trubicka J., Lener M., Muscat J.E., Lazarus P., Wei Q., Sturgis E.M., Zhang Z.F., Chang S.C., Wang R., Schwartz S.M., Chen C., Benhamou S., Lagiou P., Holcatova I., Richiardi L., Kjaerheim K., Agudo A., Castellsague X., Macfarlane T.V., Barzan L., Canova C., Thakker N.S., Conway D.I., Znaor A., Healy C.M., Ahrens W., Zaridze D., Szeszenia-Dabrowska N., Lissowska J., Fabianova E., Bucur A., Bencko V., Foretova L., Janout V., Curado M.P., Koifman S., Menezes A., Wunsch-Filho V., Eluf-Neto J., Fernandez L., Boccia S., Hashibe M., Hayes R.B., Boffetta P., Brennan P., McKay J.D. (2011) A Sex-Specific Association between a 15q25 Variant and Upper Aerodigestive Tract Cancers Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention; 20(4):658-664. PMID: 21335511

26. Tsilidis K.K., Allen N.E., Key T.J., Sanjoaquin M.A., Bakken K., Berrino F., Fournier A., Lund E., Overvad K., Olsen A., Tjonneland A., Byrnes G., Chajes V., Rinaldi S., Boutron-Ruault M.C., Clavel-Chapelon F., Chang-Claude J., Kaaks R., Bergmann M., Boeing H., Koumantaki Y., Palli D., Pala V., Panico S., Tumino R., Vineis P., Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita H., van Duijnhoven F.J., Van Gils C.H., Peeters P.H., Rodriguez L., Gonzalez C.A., Sanchez M.J., Chirlaque M.D., Barricarte A., Dorronsoro M., Khaw K.T., Rodwell S.A., Norat T., Romaguera D., Riboli E. (2011) Menopausal hormone therapy and risk of colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition International journal of cancer; 128(8):1881-1889. PMID: 20533550

27. Gandini S., Boniol M., Haukka J., Byrnes G., Cox B., Sneyd M.J., Mullie P., Autier P. (2011) Meta-analysis of observational studies of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and colorectal, breast and prostate cancer and colorectal adenoma International journal of cancer; 128(6):1414-1424. PMID: 20473927

28. McKay J.D., Truong T., Gaborieau V., Chabrier A., Chuang S.C., Byrnes G., Zaridze D., Shangina O., Szeszenia-Dabrowska N., Lissowska J., Rudnai P., Fabianova E., Bucur A., Bencko V., Holcatova I., Janout V., Foretova L., Lagiou P., Trichopoulos D., Benhamou S., Bouchardy C., Ahrens W., Merletti F., Richiardi L., Talamini R., Barzan L., Kjaerheim K., MacFarlane G.J., Macfarlane T.V., Simonato L., Canova C., Agudo A., Castellsague X., Lowry R., Conway D.I., McKinney P.A., Healy C.M., Toner M.E., Znaor A., Curado M.P., Koifman S., Menezes A., Wunsch-Filho V., Neto J.E., Garrote L.F., Boccia S., Cadoni G., Arzani D., Olshan A.F., Weissler M.C., Funkhouser W.K., Luo J., Lubinski J., Trubicka J., Lener M., Oszutowska D., Schwartz S.M., Chen C., Fish S., Doody D.R., Muscat J.E., Lazarus P., Gallagher C.J., Chang S.C., Zhang Z.F., Wei Q., Sturgis E.M., Wang L.E., Franceschi S., Herrero R., Kelsey K.T., McClean M.D., Marsit C.J., Nelson H.H., Romkes M., Buch S., Nukui T., Zhong S., Lacko M., Manni J.J., Peters W.H., Hung R.J., McLaughlin J., Vatten L., Njolstad I., Goodman G.E., Field J.K., Liloglou T., Vineis P., Clavel-Chapelon F., Palli D., Tumino R., Krogh V., Panico S., Gonzalez C.A., Quiros J.R., Martinez C., Navarro C., Ardanaz E., Larranaga N., Khaw K.T., Key T., Bueno-de-Mesquita H.B., Peeters P.H., Trichopoulou A., Linseisen J., Boeing H., Hallmans G., Overvad K., Tjonneland A., Kumle M., Riboli E., Valk K., Voodern T., Metspalu A., Zelenika D., Boland A., Delepine M., Foglio M., Lechner D., Blanche H., Gut I.G., Galan P., Heath S., Hashibe M., Hayes R.B., Boffetta P., Lathrop M., Brennan P. (2011) A Genome-Wide Association Study of Upper Aerodigestive Tract Cancers Conducted within the INHANCE Consortium PLoS genetics; 7(3):e1001333. doi:10.137. PMID: 21437268

29. Southey M.C., Ramus S.J., Dowty J.G., Smith L.D., Tesoriero A.A., Wong E.E., Dite G.S., Jenkins M.A., Byrnes G.B., Winship I., Phillips K.A., Giles G.G., Hopper J.L. (2011) Morphological predictors of BRCA1 germline mutations in young women with breast cancer British journal of cancer; 104(6):903-909. PMID: 21343941

30. Le Calvez-Kelm F., Lesueur F., Damiola F., Vallee M., Voegele C., Babikyan D., Durand G., Forey N., McKay-Chopin S., Robinot N., Nguyen-Dumont T., Thomas A., Byrnes G.B., Breast Cancer Family, Hopper J.L., Southey M.C., Andrulis I.L., John E.M., Tavtigian S.V. (2011) Rare, evolutionarily unlikely missense substitutions in CHEK2 contribute to breast cancer susceptibility: results from a breast cancer family registry (CFR) case-control mutation screening study Breast cancer research; 13(1):R6. PMID: 21244692

31. Haukka J., Byrnes G., Boniol M., Autier P. (2011) Trends in Breast Cancer Mortality in Sweden before and after Implementation of Mammography Screening PLoS ONE; 6(9):e22422. PMID: 21966354