Research Groups

Section of Genetics - Genetic Epidemiology Group

Key Recent Publications

1. Kreimer AR, Johansson M, Waterboer T, Kaaks R, Chang-Claude J, Drogen D, Tjønneland A, Overvad K, Quirós JR, González CA, Sánchez MJ, Larrañaga N, Navarro C, Barricarte A, Travis RC, Khaw KT, Wareham N, Trichopoulou A, Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D, Peeters PH, Panico S, Masala G, Grioni S, Tumino R, Vineis P, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Laurell G, Hallmans G, Manjer J, Ekström 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. J Clin Oncol 31(21):2708-15 10.1200/JCO.2012.47.2738 17/06/2013

2. Zaridze D, Lewington S, Boroda A, Scélo G, Karpov R, Lazarev A, Konobeevskaya I, Igitov V, Terechova T, Boffetta P, Sherliker P, Kong X, Whitlock G, Boreham J, Brennan P, Peto R (2014) Alcohol and mortality in Russia: prospective observational study of 151,000 adults. Lancet 383(9927):1465-73 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62247-3 31/01/2014

3. Anantharaman D, Chabrier A, Gaborieau V, Franceschi S, Herrero R, Rajkumar T, Samant T, Mahimkar MB, Brennan P, McKay JD (2014) Genetic variants in nicotine addiction and alcohol metabolism genes, oral cancer risk and the propensity to smoke and drink alcohol: a replication study in India. PLoS One 9(2):e88240 10.1371/journal.pone.0088240

4. Anantharaman D, Gheit T, Waterboer T, Halec G, Carreira C, Abedi-Ardekani B, McKay-Chopin S, Zaridze D, Mukeria A, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Lissowska J, Mates D, Janout V, Foretova L, Bencko V, Rudnai P, Fabianova E, Tjønneland A, Travis RC, Boeing H, Quirós JR, Johansson M, Krogh V, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Kotanidou A, Clavel-Chapelon F, Weiderpass E, Johansson M, Pawlita M, Scelo G, Tommasino M, Brennan P (2014) No causal association identified for human papillomavirus infections in lung cancer. Cancer Res 74(13):3525-34 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-3548 23/04/2014

5. Brenner DR, Wozniak MB, Feyt C, Holcatova I, Janout V, Foretova L, Fabianova E, Shonova O, Martinek A, Ryska M, Adamcakova Z, Flaska E, Moskal A, Brennan P, Scelo G (2014) Physical activity and risk of pancreatic cancer in a central European multicenter case-control study. Cancer Causes Control 25(6):669-81 10.1007/s10552-014-0370-x 03/04/2014

6. Chuang SC, Fanidi A, Ueland PM, Relton C, Midttun O, Vollset SE, Gunter MJ, Seckl MJ, Travis RC, Wareham N, Trichopoulou A, Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D, Peeters PH, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Boeing H, Wientzek A, Kuehn T, Kaaks R, Tumino R, Agnoli C, Palli D, Naccarati A, Aicua EA, Sánchez MJ, Quirós JR, Chirlaque MD, Agudo A, Johansson M, Grankvist K, Boutron-Ruault MC, Clavel-Chapelon F, Fagherazzi G, Weiderpass E, Riboli E, Brennan PJ, Vineis P, Johansson M (2014) Circulating biomarkers of tryptophan and the kynurenine pathway and lung cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23(3):461-8 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0770 19/12/0213

7. Cozen W, Timofeeva MN, Li D, Diepstra A, Hazelett D, Delahaye-Sourdeix M, Edlund CK, Franke L, Rostgaard K, Van Den Berg DJ, Cortessis VK, Smedby KE, Glaser SL, Westra HJ, Robison LL, Mack TM, Ghesquieres H, Hwang AE, Nieters A, de Sanjose S, Lightfoot T, Becker N, Maynadie M, Foretova L, Roman E, Benavente Y, Rand KA, Nathwani BN, Glimelius B, Staines A, Boffetta P, Link BK, Kiemeney L, Ansell SM, Bhatia S, Strong LC, Galan P, Vatten L, Habermann TM, Duell EJ, Lake A, Veenstra RN, Visser L, Liu Y, Urayama KY, Montgomery D, Gaborieau V, Weiss LM, Byrnes G, Lathrop M, Cocco P, Best T, Skol AD, Adami HO, Melbye M, Cerhan JR, Gallagher A, Taylor GM, Slager SL, Brennan P, Coetzee GA, Conti DV, Onel K, Jarrett RF, Hjalgrim H, van den Berg A, McKay JD (2014) A meta-analysis of Hodgkin lymphoma reveals 19p13.3 TCF3 as a novel susceptibility locus. Nat Commun 5:3856 10.1038/ncomms4856

8. Midttun O, Townsend MK, Nygård O, Tworoger SS, Brennan P, Johansson M, Ueland PM (2014) Most blood biomarkers related to vitamin status, one-carbon metabolism, and the kynurenine pathway show adequate preanalytical stability and within-person reproducibility to allow assessment of exposure or nutritional status in healthy women and cardiovascular patients. J Nutr 144(5):784-90 10.3945/jn.113.189738 19/03/2014

9. Anantharaman D, Gheit T, Waterboer T, Abedi-Ardekani B, Carreira C, McKay-Chopin S, Gaborieau V, Marron M, Lagiou P, Ahrens W, Holcátová I, Merletti F, Kjaerheim K, Talamini R, Simonato L, Castellsague X, Macfarlane TV, Biggs AM, Thakker N, Znaor A, Thomson P, Canova C, Conway DI, Healy CM, Tommasino M, Pawlita M, Brennan P (2013) Human papillomavirus infections and upper aero-digestive tract cancers: the ARCAGE study. J Natl Cancer Inst 105(8):536-45 10.1093/jnci/djt053 16/03/2013

10. Brenner DR, Brennan P, Boffetta P, Amos CI, Spitz MR, Chen C, Goodman G, Heinrich J, Bickeböller H, Rosenberger A, Risch A, Muley T, McLaughlin JR, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Lewinger JP, Witte JS, Chen G, Bull S, Hung RJ (2013) Hierarchical modeling identifies novel lung cancer susceptibility variants in inflammation pathways among 10,140 cases and 11,012 controls. Hum Genet 132(5):579-89 10.1007/s00439-013-1270-y 01/02/2013

11. Wozniak MB, 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 10.1371/journal.pone.0057886 05/03/2013