Who's Who

Raul Murillo Moreno

Senior Visiting Scientist

Prevention and Implementation Group


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2002Training Program in International HealthPan American Health OrganizationWashington, DCUSA
1998Master in Public HealthUniversidad de AntioquiaMedellinColombia
1991Medical DoctorUniversidad de AntioquiaMedellinColombia


Current Research Projects

  • Multicentric human papillomavirus screening and triage study (the ESTAMPA study)
    Rolando Herrero, Maribel Almonte, Catterina Ferreccio, Jose Jerónimo, Eduardo Lazcano-Ponce, Raúl Murillo, Gloria Sánchez

  • International Prevalence Surveys of Helicobacter pylori in High and Low Risk Areas for Stomach Cancer (Epidemiological Investigation of Gastric Malignancies - ENIGMA)
    Rolando Herrero, Paula Gonzalez, Maribel Almonte and international collaborators.

  • Effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on gastric cancer prevention in Korea: A randomized controlled clinical trial.
    Rolando Herrero, Jin Young Park, Raul Murillo and National Cancer Center, Korea

  • Gastrointestinal cancer prevention study by predicting atrophic gastritis and colorectal lesions (GISTAR study)
    Marcis Leja, Rolando Herrero, Jin Young Park, Raul Murillo


Selected Publications

Murillo R, Wiesner C, Acosta J, Piñeros M, Pérez JJ, Orozco M. Modelo de atención en cáncer. Serie Documentos Técnicos INC 2015; No. 5.

Thomas DB, Murillo R, Kardinah, Anderson BO. Breast Cancer Early Detection and Clinical Guidelines. En: Soliman AMR, Schottenfeld D, Boffetta P, editors. Cancer Epidemiology: Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Special Populations. New York: Oxford University Press; 2013. p. 78-102.

Goss PE, Lee BL, Badovinac-Crnjevic T, Strasser-Weippl K, Chavarri-Guerra Y, Louis JS, Villarreal-Garza C, Unger-Saldaña K, Ferreyra M, Debiasi M, Liedke PE, Touya D, Werutsky G, Higgins M, Fan L, Vasconcelos C, Cazap E, Vallejos C, Mohar A, Knaul F, Arreola H, Batura R, Luciani S, Sullivan R, Finkelstein D, Simon S, Barrios C, Kightlinger R, Gelrud A, Bychkovsky V, Lopes G, Stefani S, Blaya M, Souza FH, Santos FS, Kaemmerer A, de Azambuja E, Zorilla AF, Murillo R, Jeronimo J, Tsu V, Carvalho A, Gil CF, Sternberg C, Dueñas-Gonzalez A, Sgroi D, Cuello M, Fresco R, Reis RM, Masera G, Gabús R, Ribeiro R, Knust R, Ismael G, Rosenblatt E, Roth B, Villa L, Solares AL, Leon MX, Torres-Vigil I, Covarrubias-Gomez A, Hernández A, Bertolino M, Schwartsmann G, Santillana S, Esteva F, Fein L, Mano M, Gomez H, Hurlbert M, Durstine A, Azenha G. Planning cancer control in Latin America and the Caribbean. Lancet Oncol 2013;14(5):391-436

Flores-Luna L, Camorlinga-Ponce M, Hernandez-Suarez G, Kasamatsu E, Martínez ME, Murillo R, Lazcano E, Torres J. The utility of serologic tests as biomarkers for Helicobacter pylori-associated precancerous lesions and gastric cancer varies between Latin American countries. Cancer Causes Control. 2013;24(2):241-8

Murillo R, Wiesner C, Cendales R, Piñeros M, Tovar S. Comprehensive evaluation of cervical cancer screening programs: the case of Colombia. Salud Publica Mex 2011;53(6):469-77