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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.

20062023

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  • 2015

    Genome-wide association analysis of more than 120,000 individuals identifies 15 new susceptibility loci for breast cancer

    Michailidou, K., Beesley, J., Lindstrom, S., Canisius, S., Dennis, J., Lush, M. J., Maranian, M. J., Bolla, M. K., Wang, Q., Shah, M., Perkins, B. J., Czene, K., Eriksson, M., Darabi, H., Brand, J. S., Bojesen, S. E., Nordestgaard, B. G., Flyger, H., Nielsen, S. F., Rahman, N., & 223 othersTurnbull, C., Fletcher, O., Peto, J., Gibson, L., Dos-Santos-Silva, I., Chang-Claude, J., Flesch-Janys, D., Rudolph, A., Eilber, U., Behrens, S., Nevanlinna, H., Muranen, T. A., Aittomäki, K., Blomqvist, C., Khan, S., Aaltonen, K., Ahsan, H., Kibriya, M. G., Whittemore, A. S., John, E. M., Malone, K. E., Gammon, M. D., Santella, R. M., Ursin, G., Makalic, E., Schmidt, D. F., Casey, G., Hunter, D. J., Gapstur, S. M., Gaudet, M. M., Diver, W. R., Haiman, C. A., Schumacher, F., Henderson, B. E., Le Marchand, L., Berg, C. D., Chanock, S. J., Figueroa, J., Hoover, R. N., Lambrechts, D., Neven, P., Wildiers, H., Van Limbergen, E., Schmidt, M. K., Broeks, A., Verhoef, S., Cornelissen, S., Couch, F. J., Olson, J. E., Hallberg, E., Vachon, C., Waisfisz, Q., Meijers-Heijboer, H., Adank, M. A., Van Der Luijt, R. B., Li, J., Liu, J., Humphreys, K., Kang, D., Choi, J. Y., Park, S. K., Yoo, K. Y., Matsuo, K., Ito, H., Iwata, H., Tajima, K., Guénel, P., Truong, T., Mulot, C., Sanchez, M., Burwinkel, B., Marme, F., Surowy, H., Sohn, C., Wu, A. H., Tseng, C. C., Van Den Berg, D., Stram, D. O., González-Neira, A., Benitez, J., Pilar Zamora, M., Perez, J. I. A., Shu, X. O., Lu, W., Gao, Y. T., Cai, H., Cox, A., Cross, S. S., Reed, M. W. R., Andrulis, I. L., Knight, J. A., Glendon, G., Mulligan, A. M., Sawyer, E. J., Tomlinson, I., Kerin, M. J., Miller, N., Lindblom, A., Margolin, S., Teo, S. H., Yip, C. H., Taib, N. A. M., Tan, G. H., Hooning, M. J., Hollestelle, A., Martens, J. W. M., Margriet Collée, J., Blot, W., Signorello, L. B., Cai, Q., Hopper, J. L., Southey, M. C., Tsimiklis, H., Apicella, C., Shen, C. Y., Hsiung, C. N., Wu, P. E., Hou, M. F., Kristensen, V. N., Nord, S., Alnaes, G. I. G., Giles, G. G., Milne, R. L., McLean, C., Canzian, F., Trichopoulos, D., Peeters, P., Lund, E., Sund, M., Khaw, K. T., Gunter, M. J., Palli, D., Mortensen, L. M., Dossus, L., Huerta, J. M., Meindl, A., Schmutzler, R. K., Sutter, C., Yang, R., Muir, K., Lophatananon, A., Stewart-Brown, S., Siriwanarangsan, P., Hartman, M., Miao, H., Chia, K. S., Chan, C. W., Fasching, P. A., Hein, A., Beckmann, M. W., Haeberle, L., Brenner, H., Dieffenbach, A. K., Arndt, V., Stegmaier, C., Ashworth, A., Orr, N., Schoemaker, M. J., Swerdlow, A. J., Brinton, L., Garcia-Closas, M., Zheng, W., Halverson, S. L., Shrubsole, M., Long, J., Goldberg, M. S., Labrèche, F., Dumont, M., Winqvist, R., Pylkäs, K., Jukkola-Vuorinen, A., Grip, M., Brauch, H., Hamann, U., Brüning, T., Radice, P., Peterlongo, P., Manoukian, S., Bernard, L., Bogdanova, N. V., Dörk, T., Mannermaa, A., Kataja, V., Kosma, V. M., Hartikainen, J. M., Devilee, P., Tollenaar, R. A. E. M., Seynaeve, C., Van Asperen, C. J., Jakubowska, A., Lubinski, J., Jaworska, K., Huzarski, T., Sangrajrang, S., Gaborieau, V., Brennan, P., McKay, J., Slager, S., Toland, A. E., Ambrosone, C. B., Yannoukakos, D., Kabisch, M., Torres, D., Neuhausen, S. L., Anton-Culver, H., Luccarini, C., Baynes, C., Ahmed, S., Healey, C. S., Tessier, D. C., Vincent, D., Bacot, F., Pita, G., Alonso, M. R., Álvarez, N., Herrero, D., Simard, J., Pharoah, P. P. D. P., Kraft, P., Dunning, A. M., Chenevix-Trench, G., Hall, P. & Easton, D. F., 28 Apr 2015, In: Nature Genetics. 47, 4, p. 373-380 8 p.

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    443 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2009

    VEGF and age-related macular degeneration

    McKay, G. J., Silvestri, G., Orr, N., Chakravarthy, U. & Hughes, A. E., 01 Jun 2009, In: Ophthalmology. 116 , 6, p. 1227-1227e.3 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

    16 Citations (Scopus)