Who's Who


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2012PhDEpidemiologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
2008MScEpidemiologyBrock UniversitySt. CatharinesCanada
2006BScCommunity Health SciencesBrock UniversitySt. CatharinesCanada


Current Research Projects

  • Whole-exome sequencing of bronchioalveolor lung cancer
    M Timofeeva, D Brenner, M Delahaye, P Brennan, J Mckay

  • Germ-line and somatic variants in the HLA region and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
    D Brenner, M Delahaye, P Brennan, J McKay

  • Application of variant prioritization techniques in a histology-specific genome-wide association study of lung cancer
    D Brenner, The International Lung Cancer Consoritum and The Transdiciplinary Research Inititative of Cancers of the Lung, P. Brennan, R Hung

  • A pooled analysis of alcohol and lung cancer risk
    D Brenner, G Fehringer, K Straif, D Consonni, A Olsson, A Chen, Z Zheng, R Hung

  • Methods for the use of inflammatory biomarkers in cancer research
    D Brenner, D Scherer, C Ulrich, RJ Hung


Selected Publications

Brenner, DR, Boffetta, P, Duell, EJ, Bickeböller, H, Rosenberger A, McCormack, V, Muscat, JE, Yang, P, Wichmann, E, Brueske-Hohlfeld, I, Schwartz, AG, Cote, M, Tjønneland, A, Friis, S, LeMarchand, L, Zhang, ZF, Morgenstern, H, Szeszenia-Dabrowska, N, Lissowska, J, Zaridze, D, Rudnai, P, Fabianova, E, Foretova, L, Janout, V, Bencko, V, Schejbalova, M, Brennan, P, Mates, I, Lazarus, P, Field, Olaide, R, J, McLaughlin, J, Liu, J, Wiencke, J, Neri, M, Ugolini, D, Andrew, AS, Lan, Q, Hu, W, Orlow, I, Park, BJ, Hung, RJ. International Lung Cancer Consortium : Pooled analysis of previous lung diseases and lung cancer risk. (2012) Am J Epidemiol.; 167(7):573-85

Rosenberger, A, Bickeböller, H, McCormack, V, Brenner DR, Duell, EJ, Tjønneland, A, Friis, S, Muscat, JE, Yang, P, Wichmann, E, Heinrich, J, Szeszenia-Dabrowska, N, Lissowska, J, Zaridze, D, Rudnai, P, Fabianova, E, Foretova, L, Janout, V, Bencko, V, Schejbalova, M, Brennan, P, Mates, D, Schwartz, AG, Cote, M, Zhang, ZF, Lazarus, P, Field, J, Olaide, R, McLaughlin, J, Wiencke, J, LeMarchand, L, Neri, M, Bonassi, S, Andrew, AS, Lan, Q, Hu, W, Orlow, I, Park, BJ, Boffetta, P, Hung, RJ. Pooled analysis of asthma and lung cancer risk. (2012) Carcinogenesis; 33(3):587-597

McCormack, V, Hung, RJ, Brenner DR, Bickeböller, H, Rosenberger, A, Muscat, JE,Yang, P, Wichmann, E, Schwartz, AG, Tjønneland, A, Friis, S, Christiani, DC, Chun, EM Le Marchand, L, Rennert, G, Rennert, HS, Andrew, AS, Orlow, I, Park, B, Boffetta, P, Duell, EJ. Aspirin and NSAID use and lung cancer risk: a pooled analysis in the International Lung Cancer Consortium (ILCCO). (2011) Cancer Causes Control.; 22(12):1709-20

Brenner, DR, McLaughlin, JR, Hung, RJ. Previous lung diseases and lung cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2011) PLoS One; 6(3):e17479

Brenner, DR, Hung, RJ, Tsao, M, Shepherd, FA, Johnston, MJ, Narod, S, Rubenstein, W, McLaughlin, JR. Lung cancer risk in never-smokers : A population-based case-control study of epidemiologic risk factors. (2010) BMC Cancer; (10):285-295

Scientific Societies Membership

Society for Epidemiologic Research
Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
American Association for Cancer Research
American College of Epidemiology
International Epidemiology Association