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    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Dr Orr is open to wide-ranging PhD applications from candidates with a basic science or clinical background. His fields of interest include: - genetic epidemiology of cancer - biological mechanisms of cancer predisposition - functional genomics Previous research experience is desirable although not essential.


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Research Output

Comparative validation of breast cancer risk prediction models and projections for future risk stratification

Choudhury, P. P., Wilcox, A. N., Brook, M. N., Zhang, Y., Ahearn, T., Orr, N., Coulson, P., Schoemaker, M. J., Jones, M. E., Gail, M. H., Swerdlow, A. J., Chatterjee, N. & Garcia-Closas, M., 04 Jun 2019, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Epigenome-wide association study for lifetime estrogen exposure identifies an epigenetic signature associated with breast cancer risk

    Johansson, A., Palli, D., Masala, G., Grioni, S., Agnoli, C., Tumino, R., Giurdanella, M. C., Fasanelli, F., Sacerdote, C., Panico, S., Mattiello, A., Polidoro, S., Jones, M. E., Schoemaker, M. J., Orr, N., Tomczyk, K., Johnson, N., Fletcher, O., Perduca, V., Baglietto, L. & 14 others, Dugué, P-A., Southey, M. C., Giles, G. G., English, D. R., Milne, R. L., Severi, G., Ambatipudi, S., Cuenin, C., Chajès, V., Romieu, I., Herceg, Z., Swerdlow, A. J., Vineis, P. & Flanagan, J. M., 30 Apr 2019, In : Clinical Epigenetics. 11, 12 p., 66.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    61 Downloads (Pure)

    Genetic susceptibility to radiation-induced breast cancer after Hodgkin lymphoma

    Opstal-van Winden, A. W. J., de Haan, H. G., Hauptmann, M., Schmidt, M. K., Broeks, A., Russell, N. S., Janus, C. P. M., Krol, A. D. G., van der Baan, F. H., De Bruin, M. L., van Eggermond, A. M., Dennis, J., Anton-Culver, H., Haiman, C. A., Sawyer, E. J., Cox, A., Devilee, P., Hooning, M. J., Peto, J., Couch, F. J. & 10 others, Pharoah, P., Orr, N., Easton, D. F., Aleman, B. M. P., Strong, L. C., Bhatia, S., Cooke, R., Robison, L. L., Swerdlow, A. J. & van Leeuwen, F. E., 07 Mar 2019, In : Blood. 133, 10, p. 1130-1139 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Genome-wide association study of germline variants and breast cancer-specific mortality

    NBCS Collaborators, 19 Mar 2019, In : British Journal of Cancer. 120, 6, p. 647-657 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
    81 Downloads (Pure)

    Polygenic Risk Scores for Prediction of Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Subtypes

    ABCTB Investigators, 03 Jan 2019, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 104, 1, p. 21-34 14 p.

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    Open Access
  • 81 Citations (Scopus)
    67 Downloads (Pure)