Who's Who

Graham Byrnes


Section of Environment and Radiation



Academic Degrees

2002PGDipApplied StatisticsUniversity of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
1990PhDApplied MathematicsUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia
1984BSc {Hons}Applied MathematicsUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

Current Research Projects

  • Use of the 2-hit model for comparison of germ-line and tumour sequence data
    J. McKay, G. Byrnes

  • PCA transformations for improved analysis of GWAS data
    G. Byrnes

  • Statistics of Dietary Pattern analysis
    G. Byrnes, A. Moskal-Pagoni, N. Slimani

Selected Publications

Khademi H, Malekzadeh R, Pourshams A, Jafari E, Salahi R, Semnani S, Abaie B, Islami F, Nasseri-Moghaddam S, Etemadi A, Byrnes G, Abnet CC, Dawsey SM, Day NE, Pharoah PD, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Kamangar F (2012) Opium use and mortality in Golestan Cohort Study: prospective cohort study of 50 000 adults in Iran BMJ 344 : e2502

McCormack V, Peto J, Byrnes G, Straif K, Boffetta P (2012) Estimating the asbestos-related lung cancer burden from mesothelioma mortality Br J Cancer 2012 (Jan 10) : Epub

Haukka J, Byrnes G, Boniol M, Autier P (2011) Trends in Breast Cancer Mortality in Sweden before and after Implementation of Mammography Screening Plos One 6(9) : Epub

Freisling H, van Bakel MM, Biessy C, May AM, Byrnes G, Norat T, Rinaldi S, Santucci de Magistris M, Grioni S, Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita H, Ocké MC, Kaaks R, Teucher B, Vergnaud AC, Romaguera D, Sacerdote C, Palli D, Crowe FL, Tumino R, Clavel-Chapelon F, Boutron-Ruault MC, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Trichopoulou A, Naska A, Orfanos P, Boeing H, Illner AK, Riboli E, Peeters PH, Slimani N (2011) Dietary reporting errors on 24 h recalls and dietary questionnaires are associated with BMI across six European countries as evaluated with recovery biomarkers for protein and potassium intake. Br J Nutr. 2011 Jul 27 : 1-11

Southey MC, Ramus SJ, Dowty JG, Smith LD, Tesoriero AA, Wong EE, Dite GS, Jenkins MA, Byrnes GB, Winship I, Phillips KA, Giles GG, Hopper JL. (2011) Morphological predictors of BRCA1 germline mutations in young women with breast cancer. Br J Cancer. 104(6) : 903-9