Who's Who

Renata Abrahao

Postdoc

Genetic Epidemiology Group


Specialty:

Cancer Epidemiology

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2016PhDEpidemiologyLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)LondonUK
2011MScGlobal Health SciencesUniversity of California, San Francisco (UCSF)San FranciscoUSA
1999Medical ResidencyAnesthesiologyRio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)Rio de JaneiroBrazil
1993Medical ResidencyInternal Medicine and Intensive Care MedicineCardoso Fontes Hospital, Ministry of Health Rio de JaneiroBrazil
1989MDMedicineVolta Redonda School of Medical Sciences Volta RedondaBrazil


Current Research Projects

  • Predictors of survival after Head and Neck Cancer in Europe, ARCAGE study
    PI: P. Brennan

  • Predictors of survival after Head and Neck Cancer in Latin America, InterCHANGE study
    PI: P. Brennan


Selected Publications

Mastellaro MJ, Seidinger AL, Kang G, Abrahão R, Miranda ECM, Pounds S, Cardinalli IA, Aguiar SS, Figueiredo BC, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Brandalise SR, Yunes JA, Barros-Filho AA, Ribeiro RC. Contribution of the TP53 R337H mutation to the cancer burden in southern Brazil: Insights from the study of 55 families of children with adrenocortical tumors. (2017) Cancer. 123(16):3150-3158

Muffly L, Lichtensztajn D, Shiraz P, Abrahão R, McNeer J, Stock W, Keegan T, Gomez. Adoption of pediatric-inspired acute lymphoblastic leukemia regimens by adult oncologists treating adolescents and young adults: A population-based study. (2017) Cancer. 123(1):122-130

Abrahão R, Keogh RH, Lichtensztajn DY, Medeiros BC, Marcos-Gragera, Coleman MP, Ribeiro RC, Keegan TH. Predictors of early death and survival among children, adolescents, and young adults with acute myeloid leukemia in California: a population-based study. (2016) British Journal of Haematology. 173(2):292-302

Abrahão R, Ribeiro RC, Medeiros BC, Keogh RH, Keegan TH. Disparities in Early Death and Survival in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia in California. (2015) Cancer. 121(22):3990-7

Abrahão R, Lichtensztajn DY, Ribeiro RC, Marina NM, Keogh RH, Marcos-Gragera R, Glaser SL, Keegan TH. Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Survival Among Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in California, 1988–2011. (2015) Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 62(10):1819-25

Scientific Societies Membership

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Prizes, Honours

Children with Cancer UK Scholarship (2013-2016)