Who's Who

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2014PhDEnvironmental & Molecular EpidemiologyUniversity Pompeu FabraBarcelonaSpain
2007MScHuman BiologyUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
2005BScBiology (Genetics)University of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain


Current Research Projects

  • IARC Handbook of Cancer Prevention vol.16: Body Fatness (Scientist)

  • IARC Handbook of Cancer Prevention vol.17: Colorectal Cancer Screening (Scientist)


Selected Publications

Eva Morales, Nadia Vilahur, Lucas A. Salas, Valeria Motta, Mariana F. Fernandez, Mario Murcia, Sabrina Llop, Adonina Tardon, Guillermo Fernandez-Tardon, Loreto Santa-Marina, Mara Gallastegui,Valentina Bollati, Xavier Estivill, Nicolas Olea, Jordi Sunyer, Mariona Bustamante. Genome-wide DNA methylation study in human placenta identifies novel loci associated with maternal smoking during pregnancy. (2016) Int J of Epi; 45(5): 1644-1655.

Vilahur N, Bustamante M, Morales E, Motta V, Fernandez MF, Salas LA, Escaramis G, Ballester F, Murcia M, Tardon A, Riaño I, Santa-Marina L, Ibarluzea J, Arrebola JP, Estivill X, Bollati V, Sunyer J, Olea N. Prenatal exposure to mixtures of xenoestrogens and genome-wide DNA methylation in human placenta. (2016) Epigenomics; 8(1):43-54

Diana B.P. Clemente, Maribel Casas, Nadia Vilahur, Haizea Begiristain, Mariona Bustamante, Anne-Elie Carsin, Mariana F. Fernandez, Frans Fierens, Wilfried Gyselaers, Carmen Iñiguez, Bram G. Janssen, Wouter Lefebvre, Sabrina Llop, Nicolas Olea, Marie Pedersen, Nicky Pieters, Loreto Santa Marina, Ana Souto, Adonina Tardon, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Martine Vrijheid, Jordi Sunyer, and Tim S. Nawrot. Prenatal Ambient Air Pollution, Placental Mitochondrial DNA Content, and Birth Weight in the INMA (Spain) and ENVIRONAGE (Belgium) Birth Cohorts. (2016) Environ Health Perspect.; 124(5):659-665

Nadia Vilahur, Marie Vahter and Karin Broberg. The epigenetic effects of prenatal cadmium exposure. (2015) Curr Environ Health Rep; 2(2):195-203. Review

Nadia Vilahur, Mariana F. Fernández, Mariona Bustamante, Rosa Ramos, Joan Forns, Ferran Ballester, Mario Murcia, Isolina Riaño, Jesús Ibarluzea, Nicolás Olea, Jordi Sunyer. In utero exposure to mixtures of xenoestrogens and child neuropsychological development. (2014) Environ Res.; 134C: 98-104