Section of IARC Monographs
|2001||PhD||Epidemiology||University of California||Los Angeles||USA|
|1999||Priv. Doz. Dr. med. habil.||Epidemiology and Social Medicine||University of Münster||Münster||Germany|
|1991||MPH||Public Health||University of California||Los Angeles||USA|
|1987||MD||Medicine||University of Frankfurt||Frankfurt||Germany|
Current Research Projects
- Cancer mortality among workers exposed to chrysotile asbestos in Asbest Town, Sverdlovsk, Russian Federation
- AGRICOH: A consortium of agricultural cohorts
US NCI and IARC initiated consortium
- SYNERGY: Pooled analysis of European case-control studies on the interaction of occupational carcinogens in the development of lung cancer
IARC, IRAS and DGUV coordinated consortium
- Tumour concordance and mechanisms of carcinogenesis
Selected PublicationsLim SS, Vos T, Flaxman AD, Danaei G ......Straif K et al. A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet. 2012; 380: 2224-60.
Straif K. Estimating the burden of occupational cancer as a strategic step to prevention. Br J Cancer. 2012; 107 Suppl 1:S1-2.
Olivier M, Hollstein M, Schmeiser HH, Straif K, Wild CP. Upper urinary tract urothelial cancers: where it is A:T. Nat Rev Cancer. 2012;12: 503-4.
Leon ME, Beane Freeman LE, Douwes J, ... Straif K, Blair A. AGRICOH: a consortium of agricultural cohorts. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011; 5:1341-57.
Olsson AC, Gustavsson P, Kromhout H, ... Straif K. Exposure to diesel motor exhaust and lung cancer risk in a pooled analysis from case-control studies in Europe and Canada. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183 : 941-948.
Scientific Societies MembershipAmerican Association for Cancer research (AACR)
International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Scientific Committee, Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH)
Fellow, Collegium Ramazzini
Prizes, HonoursPrix universitaires franco-allemands, 2007
Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Office; 1992, 1994, and 1996, PhD program UCLA, Los Angeles
Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Office; 1990-1991, MPH program UCLA, Los Angeles