Who's Who

Vanessa Tenet

Sr Resrch Asst Data Mgt/Anlys

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group


Epidemiology / Statistics

Academic Degrees

2003CertificateEpidemiology and statisticsUniversity of Paris VIIParisFrance
1997CertificateBiostatistics applied to medicineUniversity Joseph FourierGrenobleFrance
1995Master IBiology and ecologyUniversity of Lyon ILyonFrance

Current Research Projects

  • Filling the gaps in the epidemiology of human papillomavirus and cervical cancer in developing countries
    IARC (Coordinator) (Data manager and Statistical assistant)

  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Genomics Project: Exploring the Carcinogenicity of HPV worldwide
    IARC (Co-partner), National Cancer Institute, USA (Data manager and Statistical assistant)

  • Improving cervical cancer prevention through human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical screening (Bhutan & Rwanda)
    IARC (Coordinator) (Data manager and Statistical assistant)

Selected Publications

Tshomo U, Franceschi S, Tshokey T, Tobgay T, Baussano I, Tenet V, Snijders PJ, Gheit T, Tommasino M, Vorsters A, Clifford GM. (2017) Evaluation of the performance of Human Papillomavirus testing in paired urine and clinician-collected cervical samples among women aged over 30 years in Bhutan. Virol J 14(1): 74.

Tshomo U, Franceschi S, Tshokey T, Tobgay T, Baussano I, Tenet V, Heideman DAM, Snijders PJF, Clifford GM. (2017) Evaluation of cytology versus human papillomavirus-based cervical cancer screening algorithms in Bhutan. Oncotarget 8(42): 72438-72446

Baussano I, Tshering S, Choden T, Lazzarato F, Tenet V, Plummer M, Franceschi S, Clifford GM, Tshomo U. (2017) Cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan with the careHPV test on self-collected samples: an ongoing cross-sectional, population-based study (REACH-Bhutan). BMJ Open 7(7): e016309.

Ngabo F, Franceschi S, Baussano I, Umulisa MC, Snijders PJ, Uyterlinde AM, Lazzarato F, Tenet V, Gatera M, Binagwaho A, Clifford GM. (2016) Human papillomavirus infection in Rwanda at the moment of implementation of a national HPV vaccination programme. BMC Infect Dis 16(1): 225

Franceschi S, Chantal Umulisa M, Tshomo U, Gheit T, Baussano I, Tenet V, Tshokey T, Gatera M, Ngabo F, Van Damme P, Snijders PJ, Tommasino M, Vorsters A, Clifford GM. (2016) Urine testing to monitor the impact of HPV vaccination in Bhutan and Rwanda. Int J Cancer 139(3): 518-526.