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Felix Onyije Iarc Postdoctoral Fellow
Section of Environment and Radiation

Speciality: Environment and Cancer
Year Degree Major Institution Country/Town
2018 PhD Histopathology Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nigeria / Awka
2012 MSc Histopathology Igbinedion University Nigeria / Okada
2008 AMLSCN Histopathology Nigerian Medical Lab Science Council Nigeria / Port Harcourt
Current Research Projects

Review of epidemiological studies on cancer among petroleum industry workers and residents of oil producing communities.
Felix M. Onyije, Bayan Hosseini, Joachim Schüz, and Ann Olsson

Epidemiological studies of cancer and other health outcomes of individuals exposed to oil and gas pollution in Niger Delta region of Nigeria (OgoniHealth).


Parental occupational exposures to Diesel Motor Exhaust (DME), Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), Silica, Chromium and Nickel before conception (father) during pregnancy (mother) and the risk of childhood leukaemia.


Inventory of epidemiological studies on occupational cancers and related exposures in Iran.


Scientific Societies Membership

Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health

Prizes, Honours

Winner Best oral paper SEGH Live (Springer Nature sponsored Award) - 2020
IARC competitive fellowship Award- 2019
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Publication status

Published in section: WHO'S WHO

Publication date: 5 September, 2019, 8:30

Direct link: https://www.iarc.fr/staff_member/felix-onyije/

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