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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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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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  • A Genome-Wide Gene-Based Gene–Environment Interaction Study of Breast Cancer in More than 90,000 Women

    Wang, X., Chen, H., Kapoor, P. M., Su, Y-R., Bolla, M. K., Dennis, J., Dunning, A. M., Lush, M., Wang, Q., Michailidou, K., Pharoah, P. D. P., Hopper, J. L., Southey, M. C., Koutros, S., Freeman, L. E. B., Stone, J., Rennert, G., Shibli, R., Murphy, R. A., Aronson, K. & 51 others, Guénel, P., Truong, T., Teras, L. R., Hodge, J. M., Canzian, F., Kaaks, R., Brenner, H., Arndt, V., Hoppe, R., Lo, W-Y., Behrens, S., Mannermaa, A., Kosma, V-M., Jung, A., Becher, H., Giles, G. G., Haiman, C. A., Maskarinec, G., Scott, C., Winham, S., Simard, J., Goldberg, M. S., Zheng, W., Long, J., Troester, M. A., Love, M. I., Peng, C., Tamimi, R., Eliassen, H., García-Closas, M., Figueroa, J., Ahearn, T., Yang, R., Evans, D. G., Howell, A., Hall, P., Czene, K., Wolk, A., Sandler, D. P., Taylor, J. A., Swerdlow, A. J., Orr, N., Lacey, J. V., Wang, S., Olsson, H., Easton, D. F., Milne, R. L., Hsu, L., Kraft, P., Chang-Claude, J. & Lindström, S., 08 Apr 2022, In: Cancer Research Communications. 2, 4, p. 211-219 9 p.

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  • Common variants in breast cancer risk loci predispose to distinct tumor subtypes

    NBCS Collaborators, ABCTB Investigators & kConFab/AOCS Investigators, 04 Jan 2022, (Early online date) In: Breast Cancer Research. 24, 1, 13 p., 2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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  • Genome-wide interaction analysis of menopausal hormone therapy use and breast cancer risk among 62,370 women

    Wang, X., Kapoor, P. M., Auer, P. L., Dennis, J., Dunning, A. M., Wang, Q., Lush, M., Michailidou, K., Bolla, M. K., Aronson, K. J., Murphy, R. A., Brooks-Wilson, A., Lee, D. G., Cordina-Duverger, E., Guénel, P., Truong, T., Mulot, C., Teras, L. R., Patel, A. V., Dossus, L. & 60 others, Kaaks, R., Hoppe, R., Lo, W-Y., Brüning, T., Hamann, U., Czene, K., Gabrielson, M., Hall, P., Eriksson, M., Jung, A., Becher, H., Couch, F. J., Larson, N. L., Olson, J. E., Ruddy, K. J., Giles, G. G., MacInnis, R. J., Southey, M. C., Le Marchand, L., Wilkens, L. R., Haiman, C. A., Olsson, H., Augustinsson, A., Krüger, U., Wagner, P., Scott, C., Winham, S. J., Vachon, C. M., Perou, C. M., Olshan, A. F., Troester, M. A., Hunter, D. J., Eliassen, H. A., Tamimi, R. M., Brantley, K., Andrulis, I. L., Figueroa, J., Chanock, S. J., Ahearn, T. U., García-Closas, M., Evans, G. D., Newman, W. G., van Veen, E. M., Howell, A., Wolk, A., Håkansson, N., Anton-Culver, H., Ziogas, A., Jones, M. E., Orr, N., Schoemaker, M. J., Swerdlow, A. J., Kitahara, C. M., Linet, M., Prentice, R. L., Easton, D. F., Milne, R. L., Kraft, P., Chang-Claude, J. & Lindström, S., 13 Apr 2022, In: Scientific Reports. 12, 6199.

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  • Physical activity, sedentary time and breast cancer risk: a Mendelian randomisation study

    Breast Cancer Association Consortium, 06 Sep 2022, (Early online date) In: British Journal of Sports Medicine. 56, 20, p. 1157-1170 14 p.

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  • Association of germline genetic variants with breast cancer-specific survival in patient subgroups defined by clinic-pathological variables related to tumor biology and type of systemic treatment

    NBCS Collaborators, ABCTB Investigators & kConFab Investigators, 18 Aug 2021, In: Breast Cancer Research. 23, 86.

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    25 Downloads (Pure)