Who's Who

Pietro Ferrari

Group Head

Nutritional Methodology and Biostatistics Group

Academic Degrees

2005PhDStatisticsUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
2000BScStatisticsUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
1995MScStatisticsUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

Current Research Projects

  • The evaluation of multi-morbidity in the EPIC cohort
    P Ferrari (Coordinator), H Freisling, M Jenab

  • Biomarkers of B vitamins, MTHFR polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk within the EPIC cohort
    V Chajes (Coordinator), P Ferrari

  • The epidemiology and aetiology of high risk prostate cancer
    T Key (Coordinator), R Travis, S Rinaldi, P Ferrari

  • Integrated approach for dietary exposure and biomarker measurements in aetiological models
    P Ferrari (Coordinator), M Plummer, V Chajes, M Johansson

  • A pooling project on alcohol use and risk of cancers with inconsistent prior evidence, with an emphasis in mon-smokers
    P Ferrari (Coordinator), P Brennan

Selected Publications

R Nysen R, C Faes, P Ferrari, P Verger, M Aerts. Model averaging quantiles from data censored by a limit of detection. (2016) Biom J 58(2): 331-56

F Sera, P Ferrari. A multilevel model to estimate the within- and the between-center components of the exposure/disease association in the EPIC study. (2015) PLoS One 18;10(3).

P Ferrari, I Licaj, DC Muller, PK Andersen, M Johansson, et al. Lifetime alcohol use and overall and cause-specific mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition (EPIC) study. (2014) BMJ Open 3;4(7).

A Fages, P Ferrari, S Monni, L Dossus, A Floegel et al. Investigating sources of variability in metabolomic data in the EPIC study: the Principal Component Partial R-square (PC-PR2) method. (2014) Metabolomics 10(6): 1074-83

P Ferrari, S Rinaldi, M Jenab, A Lukanova, A Olsen, A Tjønneland, et al. Dietary fiber intake and risk of hormonal receptor-defined breast cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study. (2013) Am J Clin Nutr 97(2): 344-53