Who's Who

Paul Brennan

Section and Group Head

Genetic Epidemiology Group


Specialty:

Genetic epidemiology of lung and head and neck cancers, kidney cancer and lymphomas

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
1995PhDGenetic epidemiologyUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUK
1994DiplomaEpidemiologyRoyal College of PhysiciansUK
1989MScMedical statisticsUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK
1988BSc (Hon)MathematicsUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK


Current Research Projects

  • HPV and head and neck cancers
    PI

  • Role of B and D vitamins in tobacco related cancers
    PI

  • Genetic epidemiology of lung cancer
    PI

  • Genetic and genomic epidemiology of renal cancers
    Co-investigartor


Selected Publications

Purdue MP, Johansson M, Zelenika D, Toro JR, Scelo G, Moore LE, Prokhortchouk E, Wu X, Kiemeney LA, Gaborieau V, Jacobs KB, Chow WH, Zaridze D, Matveev V, Lubinski J, Trubicka J, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Lissowska J, Rudnai P, Fabianova E, Bucur A, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Boffetta P, Colt JS, Davis FG, Schwartz KL, Banks RE, Selby PJ, Harnden P, Berg CD, Hsing AW, Grubb III RL, Boeing H, Vineis P, …20 internal authors…,Romieu I, Riboli E, Mukeria A, Shangina O, Stevens VL, Thun MJ, Diver WR, Gapstur SM, Pharoah PD, Easton DF, Albanes D, Weinstein JS, Virtamo J, Vatten L, Hveem K, Njølstad I, Tell G, Stoltenberg C, Kumar R, Koppova K, Cussenot O, Benhamou S, Oosterwijk E, Vermeulen SH, Aben KKH, van der Marel SL, Ye Y, Wood CG, Pu X, M Mazur AM, Bulygina ES, Chekanov NN, Foglio M, Lechner D, Gut I, Heath S, Blanche S, Hutchinson A, Thomas G, Wang Z, Yeager M, Fraumeni Jr JF, Skryabin KG, McKay JD, Rothman N, J Chanock SJ, Lathrop M and Brennan P. (2011) Genome-wide association study of renal cell carcinoma identifies two susceptibility loci on 2p21 and 11q13.3 Nature Genet. 43(1) : 60-5

Brennan P, Hainaut P, Boffetta P (2011) Genetics of lung-cancer susceptibility Lancet Oncol. 12(4) : 399-408

Purdue MP, Johansson M, Zelenika D, Toro JR, Scelo G, Moore LE, Prokhortchouk E, Wu X, Kiemeney LA, Gaborieau V, Jacobs KB, Chow WH, Zaridze D, Matveev V, Lubinski J, Trubicka J, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Lissowska J, Rudnai P, Fabianova E, Bucur A, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Boffetta P, Colt JS, Davis FG, Schwartz KL, Banks RE, Selby PJ, Harnden P, Berg CD, Hsing AW, Grubb III RL, Boeing H, Vineis P, Clavel-Chapelon F, Palli D, Tumino R, Krogh V, Panico S, Duell EJ, Quirós JR, Sanchez MJ, Navarro C, Ardanaz E, Dorronsoro M, Khaw KT, Allen NE, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Peeters PH, Trichopoulos D, Linseisen J, Ljungberg B, Overvad K, Tjønneland A, Romieu I, Riboli E, Mukeria A, Shangina O, Stevens VL, Thun MJ, Diver WR, Gapstur SM, Pharoah PD, Easton DF, Albanes D, Weinstein JS, Virtamo J, Vatten L, Hveem K, Njølstad I, Tell G, Stoltenberg C, Kumar R, Koppova K, Cussenot O, Benhamou S, Oosterwijk E, Vermeulen SH, Aben KKH, van der Marel SL, Ye Y, Wood CG, Pu X, M Mazur AM, Bulygina ES, Chekanov NN, Foglio M, Lechner D, Gut I, Heath S, Blanche S, Hutchinson A, Thomas G, Wang Z, Yeager M, Fraumeni Jr JF, Skryabin KG, McKay JD, Rothman N, J Chanock SJ, Lathrop M & Brennan P (2011) Genome-wide association study of renal cell carcinoma identifies two susceptibility loci on 2p21 and 11q13.3 Nature Genet. 43(1) : 60-5

Johansson M, Relton C, Ueland PM, Vollset SE, Midttun O, Nygard O, Slimani N, Boffetta P, Jenab M, Clavel-Chapelon F, Boutron-Ruault MC, Fagherazzi G, Kaaks R, Rohrmann S, Boeing H, Weikert C, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Ros MM, Van Gils CH, Peeters PH, Agudo A, Barricarte A, Navarro C, Rodriguez L, Sanchez MJ, Larranaga N, Khaw KT, Wareham N, Allen NE, Crowe F, 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. (2010) Serum B vitamin levels and risk of lung cancer. JAMA 303 : 2377-2385

Hung RJ, McKay JD, Gaborieau V, Boffetta P, Hashibe M, Zaridze D, Mukeria A, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Lissowska J, Rudnai P, Fabianova E, Mates D, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Chen C, Goodman G, Field JK, Liloglou T, Xinarianos G, Cassidy A, McLaughlin J, Liu G, Narod S, Krokan HE, Skorpen F, Elvestad MB, Hveem K, Vatten L, Linseisen J, Clavel-Chapelon F, Vineis P, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Lund E, Martinez C, Bingham S, Rasmuson T, Hainaut P, Riboli E, Ahrens W, Benhamou S, Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D, Holcátová I, Merletti F, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Macfarlane G, Talamini R, Simonato L, Lowry R, Conway DI, Znaor A, Healy C, Zelenika D, Boland A, Delepine M, Foglio M, Lechner D, Matsuda F, Blanche H, Gut I, Heath S, Lathrop M, Brennan P (2008) A susceptibility locus for lung cancer maps to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes on 15q25 Nature 452(7187) : 537-8

Scientific Societies Membership

International Epidemiological Association
American Association for Cancer Research