Who's Who

Fatiha El Ghissassi

Scientist

Section of IARC Monographs


Specialty:

Biochemistry and Genotoxicity

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
1995PhDBiochemistry Chemical carcinogenesis & GenotoxicityUniversity Claude Bernard Lyon ILyonFrance
1986Doctorate of the third cycle in SciencesBiochemistryUniversity Claude Bernard Lyon ILyonFrance
1983Postgraduate Diploma of in-depth studies (DEA)Biochemistry PharmacologyUniversity Claude Bernard Lyon ILyonFrance
1982Master of Science, Certificate of high studies (CES)Molecular Biology, Physicochemistry, Endocrinological biochemistryUniversity Claude Bernard Lyon ILyonFrance
1980B ScBiochemistry, Organic chemistryScientific and Medical University of GrenobleGrenobleFrance


Current Research Projects

  • Volume 100 Workshop ‘Tumour concordance and mechanisms of carcinogenesis’: Lyon, 16-18 April 2012 and 28-30 November 2012
    Secretariat

  • The carcinogenicity of ionizing radiation and solar–UV radiation, IARC Monographs, Vol.10O, Part D
    IARC Monographs F. El Ghissassi as Responsible Officer


Selected Publications

Grosse Y, Baan R, Lauby-Secretan B, El Ghissassi F, Bouvard V, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Guha N, Islami F, Galichet L, Straif K; WHO –IARC Monograph Working Group (2011) Carcinogenicity of chemicals in industrial and consumer products, food contaminants and flavourings, and water chlorination byproducts. Lancet Oncol.,12 : 328-329

Baan R, Grosse Y, El Ghissassi F, , Lauby-Secretan B, Bouvard V, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Guha N, Freeman C, Galichet L, Straif K, WHO-IARC Working Group (2011) Carcinogenicity of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields. Lancet Oncol., 12 : 624-626

Lauby-Secretan B, Baan R, Grosse Y, El Ghissassi F, Bouvard V, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Guha N, Galichet L, Straif K; WHO –IARC Monograph Working Group (2011) Bitumens and bitumen emissions, and some heterocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Lancet Oncol., 12 : 1190-1191

Cogliano VJ, Baan R, Straif K, Grosse Y, Lauby-Secretan B, El Ghissassi F, Bouvard V, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Guha N, Freeman C, Galichet L, Wild CP (2011) Preventable exposures associated with human cancers. J Natl Cancer Inst, 103 : 1827-1839

El Ghissassi F, Baan R, Straif K, Grosse Y, Secretan B, Bouvard V, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Guha N, Freeman C, Galichet L, Cogliano V; WHO-IARC Working Group (2009) A review of human carcinogens-part D: radiation. Lancet Oncol, 10 : 751-752