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, Bickeb÷ller, H, Rosenberger A, McCormack, V, Muscat, JE, Yang, P, Wichmann, E, Brueske-Hohlfeld, I, Schwartz, AG, Cote, M, Tj°nneland, 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, Bickeb÷ller, H, McCormack, V, Brenner DR, Duell, EJ, Tj°nneland, 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, Bickeb÷ller, H, Rosenberger, A, Muscat, JE,Yang, P, Wichmann, E, Schwartz, AG, Tj°nneland, 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