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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 2006 2019

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

Breast Neoplasms
Health Services Needs and Demand
Confidence Intervals
37 Downloads (Pure)

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
Breast Neoplasms
DNA Methylation
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Radiation-Induced Neoplasms
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Hodgkin Disease
Breast Neoplasms
3 Citations (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)

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
Genome-Wide Association Study
Breast Neoplasms
Long Noncoding RNA
58 Citations (Scopus)
43 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Breast Neoplasms
Estrogen Receptors
Prospective Studies
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism