Who's Who

Joachim Schuz

Section Head

Section of Environment and Radiation


Specialty:

Environment, Radiation and Cancer

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2002HabilitationEpidemiology, Biostatistics, and Medical InformaticsUniversity of MainzMainzGermany
1997PhDEpidemiologyUniversity of MainzMainzGermany
1993DiplomaMedical InformaticsUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany


Current Research Projects

  • Case-control studies on environmental causes (focus on endocrine disrupting agents) of testicular cancer ; TESTESPERA (France) and NORDTEST (Nordic countries)
    Beatrice Fervers (CLB), Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton (DCS), Maria Feychting (Karolinska), Tore Tynes (NCR), Niels Eric Skakkebk (Uni Copenhagen); IARC: Charlotte LeCornet, Rmi Beranger, Joachim Schz

  • Historical cohort study of cancer mortality following exposure to chrysotile asbestos at the Uralasbest plant in Asbest, Russian Federation
    Evgeny Kovalevskiy (SRIOH), Hans Kromhout (IRAS); IARC: Sara Schonfeld, Valerie McCormack, Joachim Schz

  • Studies into incidence and survival differences of childhood leukemia
    Eve Roman (Uni York), Martin Schrappe (Uni Kiel), Claudia Rssig (Uni Mnster), Hans Lehrach (MPI), Peter Kaatsch (IMBEI); IARC: Laila Starr, Friederike Erdmann, Tracy Lightfoot, Joachim Schz

  • Epidemiological Studies of Exposed Southern Urals Populations (SOLO project) within: EU 7th Framework Programme: Radiation Protection Quantification of Risks for Low and Protracted Exposures
    John Harrison (HPA), Aleksander Akleyev (URCRM), Tamara Azizova (SUBI); IARC: Isabelle Deltour, Joachim Schz

  • Advanced Research on Interaction Mechanisms of electroMagnetic exposures with Organisms for Risk Assessment (ARIMMORA)- within: EU 7th Framework Programme: Exposure to electro-magnetic fields (EMF): investigations of mechanisms to support risk assessment and reduce uncertainty
    Niels Kuster (ITIS), international consortium; IARC: Friederike Erdmann, Joachim Schz


Selected Publications

Frei P, Poulsen AH, Johansen C, Olsen JH, Steding-Jessen M, Schz J. (2011) Use of mobile phones and risk of brain tumours: update of Danish cohort study. BMJ 343 : d6387.

Schz J, Schmidt LS, Kogner P, Lhteenmki PM, Pal N, Stokland T, Schmiegelow K (2011) Birth characteristics and Wilms tumours in children in the Nordic countries: a register-based case-control study. Int J Cancer 128 : 2166-73.

Schmiedel S, Jacquez GM, Blettner M, Schz J. (2011) Spatial clustering of leukemia and type 1 diabetes in children in Denmark Cancer Causes Control 22 : 849-57

Schz J, Steding-Jessen M, Hansen S, Stangerup S, Cay-Thomasen P, Johansen C. (2010) Sociodemographic factors and vestibular schwannoma: a Danish nationwide cohort study. Neuro Oncol 12 : 1291-9

Schz J, Svendsen AL, Linet M, McBride ML, Roman E, Feychting M, Kheifets L, Lightfoot T, Mezei G, Simpson J, Ahlbom A.:263-9 (2007) Night-time exposure to electromagnetic fields and childhood leukemia: an extended pooled analysis. Am J Epidemiol 166 : 263-9

Scientific Societies Membership

Bioelectromagnetics Society (currently as President)
International Epidemiological Association