David V. Conti, PhD

Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

Kenneth T. Norris, Jr., Chair in Cancer Prevention

Associate Director for Data Science Integration Sciences

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Overview

The Conti Lab performs research in genetic and environmental epidemiology with a particular interest in identifying and characterizing risk factors across populations. This includes development of statistical methods and applied collaborations. Methodological research aims to integrate multiple omic measurements, biological knowledge, and external prior information in statistical modeling, primarily focusing on the use of Bayesian hierarchical models. More recently, we have been developing a stochastic epidemic model for the COVID-19 pandemic in Los Angeles County. https://contilab.usc.edu

Publications

  • Hierarchical joint analysis of marginal summary statistics-Part I: Multipopulation fine mapping and credible set construction Genet Epidemiol. 2024 Apr 12. . View in PubMed
  • Identification of Genes with Rare Loss of Function Variants Associated with Aggressive Prostate Cancer and Survival Eur Urol Oncol. 2024 Apr; 7(2):248-257. . View in PubMed
  • Genetic risk impacts the association of menopausal hormone therapy with colorectal cancer risk Br J Cancer. 2024 Apr 01. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and high-throughput proteomics in Hispanic youth Environ Int. 2024 Mar 23; 186:108601. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to 4,4′-DDE in visceral adipose tissue and weight loss in adolescents from the Teen-LABS cohort Obesity (Silver Spring). 2024 Mar 22. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and longitudinal changes in bone mineral density in adolescents and young adults: A multi-cohort study Environ Res. 2024 Mar 01; 244:117611. . View in PubMed
  • Associations of dietary intake and longitudinal measures of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in predominantly Hispanic young Adults: A multicohort study Environ Int. 2024 Mar; 185:108454. . View in PubMed
  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, polychlorinated biphenyls, organochlorine pesticides, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers and dysregulation of MicroRNA expression in humans and animals-A systematic review Environ Res. 2024 Mar 01; 244:117832. . View in PubMed
  • Excess pancreatic cancer risk due to smoking and modifying effect of quitting smoking: The Multiethnic Cohort Study Cancer Causes Control. 2024 Mar; 35(3):541-548. . View in PubMed
  • Combining magnetic resonance imaging with a multi-ancestry polygenic risk score to improve identification of clinically significant prostate cancer JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2024 Feb 29; 8(2). . View in PubMed
  • Proteomic and Metabolomic Signatures of Diet Quality in Young Adults Nutrients. 2024 Jan 31; 16(3). . View in PubMed
  • Circulating microRNA expression and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in adolescents with severe obesity World J Gastroenterol. 2024 Jan 28; 30(4):332-345. . View in PubMed
  • Novel breast cancer susceptibility loci under linkage peaks identified in African ancestry consortia Hum Mol Genet. 2024 Jan 23. . View in PubMed
  • Postprandial Metabolite Profiles and Risk of Prediabetes in Young People: A Longitudinal Multicohort Study Diabetes Care. 2024 Jan 01; 47(1):151-159. . View in PubMed
  • Genome-Wide Gene-Environment Interaction Analyses to Understand the Relationship between Red Meat and Processed Meat Intake and Colorectal Cancer Risk Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2024 03 01; 33(3):400-410. . View in PubMed
  • Associations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, polychlorinated biphenyls, organochlorine pesticides, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers with oxidative stress markers: A systematic review and meta-analysis Environ Res. 2023 Dec 15; 239(Pt 1):117308. . View in PubMed
  • Characterizing prostate cancer risk through multi-ancestry genome-wide discovery of 187 novel risk variants Nat Genet. 2023 Dec; 55(12):2065-2074. . View in PubMed
  • Germline Sequencing Analysis to Inform Clinical Gene Panel Testing for Aggressive Prostate Cancer JAMA Oncol. 2023 Nov 01; 9(11):1514-1524. . View in PubMed
  • Genome-wide association study of prostate-specific antigen levels in 392,522 men identifies new loci and improves cross-ancestry prediction medRxiv. 2023 Oct 30. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to ambient air pollutants, serum miRNA networks, lipid metabolism, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in young adults Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2023 Oct 01; 264:115486. . View in PubMed
  • Correction: Distinct germline genetic susceptibility profiles identified for common non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes Leukemia. 2023 Oct; 37(10):2142. . View in PubMed
  • Genetically adjusted PSA levels for prostate cancer screening Nat Med. 2023 Jun; 29(6):1412-1423. . View in PubMed
  • Ambient temperature and air pollution associations with suicide and homicide mortality in California: A statewide case-crossover study Sci Total Environ. 2023 May 20; 874:162462. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluating Approaches for Constructing Polygenic Risk Scores for Prostate Cancer in Men of African and European Ancestry medRxiv. 2023 May 15. . View in PubMed
  • Transcriptome-Wide Association Analysis Identifies Novel Candidate Susceptibility Genes for Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels in Men Without Prostate Cancer medRxiv. 2023 May 05. . View in PubMed
  • Estimating heritability explained by local ancestry and evaluating stratification bias in admixture mapping from summary statistics bioRxiv. 2023 Apr 18. . View in PubMed
  • Surveillance of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 and Variants Using Digital Droplet Polymerase Chain Reaction at a Large University and Healthcare System in California Open Forum Infect Dis. 2023 Apr; 10(4):ofad147. . View in PubMed
  • Combining Asian-European Genome-Wide Association Studies of Colorectal Cancer Improves Risk Prediction Across Race and Ethnicity medRxiv. 2023 Jan 19. . View in PubMed
  • Erratum: Ancestral diversity improves discovery and fine-mapping of genetic loci for anthropometric traits-The Hispanic/Latino Anthropometry Consortium HGG Adv. 2023 Jan 12; 4(1):100149. . View in PubMed
  • The Contribution of Germline Pathogenic Variants in Breast Cancer Genes to Contralateral Breast Cancer Risk in BRCA1/BRCA2/PALB2-Negative Women Cancers (Basel). 2023 Jan 08; 15(2). . View in PubMed
  • Correlates of COVID-19 vaccination status among college students J Am Coll Health. 2023 Jan 03; 1-3. . View in PubMed
  • Genome-wide interaction analysis of folate for colorectal cancer risk Am J Clin Nutr. 2023 11; 118(5):881-891. . View in PubMed
  • Probing the diabetes and colorectal cancer relationship using gene – environment interaction analyses Br J Cancer. 2023 08; 129(3):511-520. . View in PubMed
  • Evidence of Novel Susceptibility Variants for Prostate Cancer and a Multiancestry Polygenic Risk Score Associated with Aggressive Disease in Men of African Ancestry Eur Urol. 2023 07; 84(1):13-21. . View in PubMed
  • Causal effects on complex traits are similar for common variants across segments of different continental ancestries within admixed individuals Nat Genet. 2023 04; 55(4):549-558. . View in PubMed
  • Metabolic Signatures of Youth Exposure to Mixtures of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances: A Multi-Cohort Study Environ Health Perspect. 2023 02; 131(2):27005. . View in PubMed
  • Clonal hematopoiesis and risk of prostate cancer in large samples of European ancestry men Hum Mol Genet. 2023 01 13; 32(3):489-495. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluating approaches for constructing polygenic risk scores for prostate cancer in men of African and European ancestry Am J Hum Genet. 2023 07 06; 110(7):1200-1206. . View in PubMed
  • Estimating heritability explained by local ancestry and evaluating stratification bias in admixture mapping from summary statistics Am J Hum Genet. 2023 11 02; 110(11):1853-1862. . View in PubMed
  • Paired Liver:Plasma PFAS Concentration Ratios from Adolescents in the Teen-LABS Study and Derivation of Empirical and Mass Balance Models to Predict and Explain Liver PFAS Accumulation Environ Sci Technol. 2023 10 10; 57(40):14817-14826. . View in PubMed
  • Combining Asian and European genome-wide association studies of colorectal cancer improves risk prediction across racial and ethnic populations Nat Commun. 2023 10 02; 14(1):6147. . View in PubMed
  • A Genetic Locus within the FMN1/GREM1 Gene Region Interacts with Body Mass Index in Colorectal Cancer Risk Cancer Res. 2023 08 01; 83(15):2572-2583. . View in PubMed
  • Inverted genomic regions between reference genome builds in humans impact imputation accuracy and decrease the power of association testing HGG Adv. 2023 01 12; 4(1):100159. . View in PubMed
  • RE: Polygenic risk of any, metastatic, and fatal prostate cancer in the Million Veteran Program J Natl Cancer Inst. 2023 03 09; 115(3):341-342. . View in PubMed
  • Genome-wide Interaction Study with Smoking for Colorectal Cancer Risk Identifies Novel Genetic Loci Related to Tumor Suppression, Inflammation, and Immune Response Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2023 03 06; 32(3):315-328. . View in PubMed
  • Polygenic Risk Score Modifies Prostate Cancer Risk of Pathogenic Variants in Men of African Ancestry Cancer Res Commun. 2023 12 14; 3(12):2544-2550. . View in PubMed
  • A genetic association study of tobacco withdrawal endophenotypes in African Americans Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2022 Oct; 30(5):673-681. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in a multiethnic cohort JHEP Rep. 2022 Oct; 4(10):100550. . View in PubMed
  • Genetic Risk of Second Primary Cancer in Breast Cancer Survivors: The Multiethnic Cohort Study Cancer Res. 2022 Sep 16; 82(18):3201-3208. . View in PubMed
  • Diet Quality Is Associated with Glucose Regulation in a Cohort of Young Adults Nutrients. 2022 Sep 10; 14(18). . View in PubMed
  • Characteristics associated with COVID-19 vaccination status among staff and faculty of a large, diverse University in Los Angeles: The Trojan Pandemic Response Initiative Prev Med Rep. 2022 Jun; 27:101802. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal exposure to multiple organochlorine compounds and childhood body mass index Environ Epidemiol. 2022 Jun; 6(3):e201. . View in PubMed
  • Ancestral diversity improves discovery and fine-mapping of genetic loci for anthropometric traits-The Hispanic/Latino Anthropometry Consortium HGG Adv. 2022 Apr 14; 3(2):100099. . View in PubMed
  • The International Family Study of Nonsyndromic Orofacial Clefts: Design and Methods Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2022 Apr; 59(4_suppl2):S37-S47. . View in PubMed
  • Distinct germline genetic susceptibility profiles identified for common non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes Leukemia. 2022 12; 36(12):2835-2844. . View in PubMed
  • Plasma concentrations of lipophilic persistent organic pollutants and glucose homeostasis in youth populations Environ Res. 2022 09; 212(Pt B):113296. . View in PubMed
  • A Rare Germline HOXB13 Variant Contributes to Risk of Prostate Cancer in Men of African Ancestry Eur Urol. 2022 05; 81(5):458-462. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Markers of Liver Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Environ Health Perspect. 2022 04; 130(4):46001. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants and childhood obesity: A systematic review and meta-analysis of human studies Obes Rev. 2022 01; 23 Suppl 1:e13383. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals With Liver Injury in Children JAMA Netw Open. 2022 07 01; 5(7):e2220176. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of a Multiethnic Polygenic Risk Score Model for Prostate Cancer J Natl Cancer Inst. 2022 05 09; 114(5):771-774. . View in PubMed
  • Urinary metabolic biomarkers of diet quality in European children are associated with metabolic health Elife. 2022 01 25; 11. . View in PubMed
  • Multi-ancestry fine-mapping improves precision to identify causal genes in transcriptome-wide association studies Am J Hum Genet. 2022 08 04; 109(8):1388-1404. . View in PubMed
  • Beyond GWAS of Colorectal Cancer: Evidence of Interaction with Alcohol Consumption and Putative Causal Variant for the 10q242 Region. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 05 04; 31(5):1077-1089. . View in PubMed
  • Validation of a multi-ancestry polygenic risk score and age-specific risks of prostate cancer: A meta-analysis within diverse populations Elife. 2022 07 08; 11. . View in PubMed
  • Genome-Wide Interaction Analysis of Genetic Variants With Menopausal Hormone Therapy for Colorectal Cancer Risk J Natl Cancer Inst. 2022 08 08; 114(8):1135-1148. . View in PubMed
  • Polygenic risk scores for prediction of breast cancer risk in women of African ancestry: a cross-ancestry approach Hum Mol Genet. 2022 09 10; 31(18):3133-3143. . View in PubMed
  • Testing the generalizability of ancestry-specific polygenic risk scores to predict prostate cancer in sub-Saharan Africa Genome Biol. 2022 09 13; 23(1):194. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels with Prostate Cancer Risk in a Multiethnic Population: Stability Over Time and Comparison with Polygenic Risk Score Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 12 05; 31(12):2199-2207. . View in PubMed
  • Lymphoma-Associated Biomarkers Are Increased in Current Smokers in Twin Pairs Discordant for Smoking Cancers (Basel). 2021 Oct 27; 13(21). . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal and childhood exposure to air pollution and traffic and the risk of liver injury in European children Environ Epidemiol. 2021 Jun; 5(3):e153. . View in PubMed
  • Publisher Correction: Trans-ancestry genome-wide association meta-analysis of prostate cancer identifies new susceptibility loci and informs genetic risk prediction Nat Genet. 2021 Mar; 53(3):413. . View in PubMed
  • Novel strategy for disease risk prediction incorporating predicted gene expression and DNA methylation data: a multi-phased study of prostate cancer Cancer Commun (Lond). 2021 12; 41(12):1387-1397. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal and postnatal exposure to PFAS and cardiometabolic factors and inflammation status in children from six European cohorts Environ Int. 2021 12; 157:106853. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Genetic Risk Score With NAFLD in An Ethnically Diverse Cohort Hepatol Commun. 2021 10; 5(10):1689-1703. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Substances and Glucose Homeostasis in Youth Environ Health Perspect. 2021 09; 129(9):97002. . View in PubMed
  • In Utero Exposure to Mercury Is Associated With Increased Susceptibility to Liver Injury and Inflammation in Childhood Hepatology. 2021 09; 74(3):1546-1559. . View in PubMed
  • Combined Effect of a Polygenic Risk Score and Rare Genetic Variants on Prostate Cancer Risk Eur Urol. 2021 08; 80(2):134-138. . View in PubMed
  • Genetic architectures of proximal and distal colorectal cancer are partly distinct Gut. 2021 07; 70(7):1325-1334. . View in PubMed
  • Rare Variants in the DNA Repair Pathway and the Risk of Colorectal Cancer Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 05; 30(5):895-903. . View in PubMed
  • Identifying Novel Susceptibility Genes for Colorectal Cancer Risk From a Transcriptome-Wide Association Study of 125,478 SubjectsGastroenterology. 2021 03; 160(4):1164-1178. e6. . View in PubMed
  • Trans-ancestry genome-wide association meta-analysis of prostate cancer identifies new susceptibility loci and informs genetic risk prediction Nat Genet. 2021 01; 53(1):65-75. . View in PubMed
  • A Hierarchical Approach Using Marginal Summary Statistics for Multiple Intermediates in a Mendelian Randomization or Transcriptome Analysis Am J Epidemiol. 2021 06 01; 190(6):1148-1158. . View in PubMed
  • An integrated risk and epidemiological model to estimate risk-stratified COVID-19 outcomes for Los Angeles County: March 1, 2020-March 1, 2021 PLoS One. 2021; 16(6):e0253549. . View in PubMed
  • Cross-ancestry GWAS meta-analysis identifies six breast cancer loci in African and European ancestry women Nat Commun. 2021 07 07; 12(1):4198. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal metal mixtures and child blood pressure in the Rhea mother-child cohort in Greece Environ Health. 2021 01 06; 20(1):1. . View in PubMed
  • Discovery and fine-mapping of height loci via high-density imputation of GWASs in individuals of African ancestry Am J Hum Genet. 2021 04 01; 108(4):564-582. . View in PubMed
  • Sign-based Shrinkage Based on an Asymmetric LASSO Penalty J Data Sci. 2021; 19(3):429-449. . View in PubMed
  • Germline Sequencing DNA Repair Genes in 5545 Men With Aggressive and Nonaggressive Prostate Cancer J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 05 04; 113(5):616-625. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluating Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast Cancer in Women of African Ancestry J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 09 04; 113(9):1168-1176. . View in PubMed
  • Bayesian variable selection with a pleiotropic loss function in Mendelian randomization Stat Med. 2021 10 15; 40(23):5025-5045. . View in PubMed
  • Estimation of COVID-19 risk-stratified epidemiological parameters and policy implications for Los Angeles County through an integrated risk and stochastic epidemiological model medRxiv. 2020 Dec 14. . View in PubMed
  • The role of smoke from cooking indoors over an open flame and parental smoking on the risk of cleft lip and palate: A case- control study in 7 low-resource countries J Glob Health. 2020 Dec; 10(2):020410. . View in PubMed
  • Author Correction: Elevated numbers of PD-L1 expressing B cells are associated with the development of AIDS-NHL Sci Rep. 2020 Jan 15; 10(1):748. . View in PubMed
  • Dysregulated lipid and fatty acid metabolism link perfluoroalkyl substances exposure and impaired glucose metabolism in young adults Environ Int. 2020 12; 145:106091. . View in PubMed
  • A Cross-Sectional Study Examining the Seroprevalence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Antibodies in a University Student Population J Adolesc Health. 2020 12; 67(6):763-768. . View in PubMed
  • Replication and Genetic Risk Score Analysis for Pancreatic Cancer in a Diverse Multiethnic Population Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 12; 29(12):2686-2692. . View in PubMed
  • The genetic diversity of multiple sclerosis risk among Hispanic and African American populations living in the United States Mult Scler. 2020 10; 26(11):1329-1339. . View in PubMed
  • Variability in Cytogenetic Testing for Multiple Myeloma: A Comprehensive Analysis From Across the United States JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 10; 16(10):e1169-e1180. . View in PubMed
  • A Germline Variant at 8q24 Contributes to Familial Clustering of Prostate Cancer in Men of African Ancestry Eur Urol. 2020 09; 78(3):316-320. . View in PubMed
  • The Four-Kallikrein Panel Is Effective in Identifying Aggressive Prostate Cancer in a Multiethnic Population Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 07; 29(7):1381-1388. . View in PubMed
  • Correction to: Infectious mononucleosis, immune genotypes, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL): an InterLymph Consortium study Cancer Causes Control. 2020 06; 31(6):607. . View in PubMed
  • Interaction effect of alcohol consumption and Alzheimer disease polygenic risk score on the brain cortical thickness of cognitively normal subjects Alcohol. 2020 06; 85:1-12. . View in PubMed
  • Functional informed genome-wide interaction analysis of body mass index, diabetes and colorectal cancer risk Cancer Med. 2020 05; 9(10):3563-3573. . View in PubMed
  • Infectious mononucleosis, immune genotypes, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL): an InterLymph Consortium study Cancer Causes Control. 2020 05; 31(5):451-462. . View in PubMed
  • Cumulative Burden of Colorectal Cancer-Associated Genetic Variants Is More Strongly Associated With Early-Onset vs Late-Onset CancerGastroenterology. 2020 04; 158(5):1274-1286. e12. . View in PubMed
  • Mendelian Randomization of Circulating Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Colorectal Cancer Risk Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 04; 29(4):860-870. . View in PubMed
  • Perfluoroalkyl substances and severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver in Children: An untargeted metabolomics approach Environ Int. 2020 01; 134:105220. . View in PubMed
  • A latent unknown clustering integrating multi-omics data (LUCID) with phenotypic traits Bioinformatics. 2020 02 01; 36(3):842-850. . View in PubMed
  • A genome-wide association study of prostate cancer in Latinos Int J Cancer. 2020 04 01; 146(7):1819-1826. . View in PubMed
  • A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of multiple myeloma among men and women of African ancestry Blood Adv. 2020 01 14; 4(1):181-190. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Fish Consumption and Mercury Exposure During Pregnancy With Metabolic Health and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Children JAMA Netw Open. 2020 03 02; 3(3):e201007. . View in PubMed
  • Pathogenic Variants in Cancer Predisposition Genes and Prostate Cancer Risk in Men of African Ancestry JCO Precis Oncol. 2020; 4:32-43. . View in PubMed
  • Publisher Correction: Shared heritability and functional enrichment across six solid cancers Nat Commun. 2019 Sep 23; 10(1):4386. . View in PubMed
  • Correction to: Genetic variant predictors of gene expression provide new insight into risk of colorectal cancer Hum Genet. 2019 Jul; 138(7):789-791. . View in PubMed
  • Genetic variant predictors of gene expression provide new insight into risk of colorectal cancer Hum Genet. 2019 Apr; 138(4):307-326. . View in PubMed
  • Correction: Rare germline variants in DNA repair genes and the angiogenesis pathway predispose prostate cancer patients to develop metastatic disease Br J Cancer. 2019 Apr; 120(8):867. . View in PubMed
  • Large-Scale Genome-Wide Association Study of East Asians Identifies Loci Associated With Risk for Colorectal Cancer Gastroenterology. 2019 Apr; 156(5):1455-1466. . View in PubMed
  • Genome-wide association study of circulating folate one-carbon metabolites Genet Epidemiol. 2019 12; 43(8):1030-1045. . View in PubMed
  • Improvements to the Escalation with Overdose Control design and a comparison with the restricted Continual Reassessment Method Pharm Stat. 2019 11; 18(6):659-670. . View in PubMed
  • Reply to Xiaoling Lin, Brian THelfand, and Jianfeng Xu’s Letter to the Editor re: Daniel A. Leongamornlert, Edward J. Saunders, Sarah Wakerell, et al. Germline DNA Repair Gene Mutations in Young-onset Prostate Cancer Cases in the UK: Evidence for a More Extensive Genetic Panel. Eur Urol 2019;76:329-37. Eur Urol. 2019 11; 76(5):e130-e131. . View in PubMed
  • Genetic overlap between autoimmune diseases and non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes Genet Epidemiol. 2019 10; 43(7):844-863. . View in PubMed
  • Germline DNA Repair Gene Mutations in Young-onset Prostate Cancer Cases in the UK: Evidence for a More Extensive Genetic Panel Eur Urol. 2019 09; 76(3):329-337. . View in PubMed
  • Alterations in folate-dependent one-carbon metabolism as colon cell transition from normal to cancerous J Nutr Biochem. 2019 07; 69:1-9. . View in PubMed
  • DNA methylation patterns of adult survivors of adolescent/young adult Hodgkin lymphoma compared to their unaffected monozygotic twin Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 06; 60(6):1429-1437. . View in PubMed
  • Telomerase Variants in Patients with Cirrhosis Awaiting Liver Transplantation Hepatology. 2019 06; 69(6):2652-2663. . View in PubMed
  • Perfluoroalkyl substances, metabolomic profiling, and alterations in glucose homeostasis among overweight and obese Hispanic children: A proof-of-concept analysis Environ Int. 2019 05; 126:445-453. . View in PubMed
  • Epstein-Barr virus load is higher in long-term Hodgkin lymphoma survivors compared to their unaffected twins and unrelated controls Br J Haematol. 2019 04; 185(2):377-380. . View in PubMed
  • Genet Epidemiol. 2019 03; 43(2):150-165. . View in PubMed
  • An admixture mapping meta-analysis implicates genetic variation at 18q21 with asthma susceptibility in Latinos J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 03; 143(3):957-969. . View in PubMed
  • Author Correction: Association analyses of more than 140,000 men identify 63 new prostate cancer susceptibility loci Nat Genet. 2019 02; 51(2):363. . View in PubMed
  • Circulating Metabolic Biomarkers of Screen-Detected Prostate Cancer in the ProtecT Study Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 01; 28(1):208-216. . View in PubMed
  • Discovery of common and rare genetic risk variants for colorectal cancer Nat Genet. 2019 01; 51(1):76-87. . View in PubMed
  • Novel Common Genetic Susceptibility Loci for Colorectal Cancer J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 02 01; 111(2):146-157. . View in PubMed
  • Shared heritability and functional enrichment across six solid cancers Nat Commun. 2019 01 25; 10(1):431. . View in PubMed
  • Association of a Pathway-Specific Genetic Risk Score With Risk of Radiation-Associated Contralateral Breast Cancer JAMA Netw Open. 2019 09 04; 2(9):e1912259. . View in PubMed
  • HiLDA: a statistical approach to investigate differences in mutational signatures PeerJ. 2019; 7:e7557. . View in PubMed
  • Elevated numbers of PD-L1 expressing B cells are associated with the development of AIDS-NHL Sci Rep. 2019 06 28; 9(1):9371. . View in PubMed
  • Exploratory metabolomic study to identify blood-based biomarkers as a potential screen for colorectal cancer Mol Omics. 2019 02 11; 15(1):21-29. . View in PubMed
  • Author Correction: Germline variation at 8q24 and prostate cancer risk in men of European ancestry Nat Commun. 2019 01 17; 10(1):382. . View in PubMed
  • Elucidation of causal direction between asthma and obesity: a bi-directional Mendelian randomization study Int J Epidemiol. 2019 06 01; 48(3):899-907. . View in PubMed
  • A Unified Model for the Analysis of Gene-Environment Interaction Am J Epidemiol. 2019 04 01; 188(4):760-767. . View in PubMed
  • Native ancestry is associated with optic neuritis and age of onset in hispanics with multiple sclerosis Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2018 Nov; 5(11):1362-1371. . View in PubMed
  • Association analyses of more than 140,000 men identify 63 new prostate cancer susceptibility loci Nat Genet. 2018 07; 50(7):928-936. . View in PubMed
  • Rare germline variants in DNA repair genes and the angiogenesis pathway predispose prostate cancer patients to develop metastatic disease Br J Cancer. 2018 07; 119(1):96-104. . View in PubMed
  • Genetic risk of prostate cancer in Ugandan men Prostate. 2018 04; 78(5):370-376. . View in PubMed
  • Breast Cancer Family History and Contralateral Breast Cancer Risk in Young Women: An Update From the Women’s Environmental Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Study J Clin Oncol. 2018 05 20; 36(15):1513-1520. . View in PubMed
  • Germline variation at 8q24 and prostate cancer risk in men of European ancestry Nat Commun. 2018 11 05; 9(1):4616. . View in PubMed
  • Fine-mapping of prostate cancer susceptibility loci in a large meta-analysis identifies candidate causal variants Nat Commun. 2018 06 11; 9(1):2256. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of 71 Coronary Artery Disease Risk Variants in a Multiethnic Cohort Front Cardiovasc Med. 2018; 5:19. . View in PubMed
  • Discovery and fine-mapping of adiposity loci using high density imputation of genome-wide association studies in individuals of African ancestry: African Ancestry Anthropometry Genetics Consortium PLoS Genet. 2017 Apr; 13(4):e1006719. . View in PubMed
  • Characterizing Genetic Susceptibility to Breast Cancer in Women of African Ancestry Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 07; 26(7):1016-1026. . View in PubMed
  • The OncoArray Consortium: A Network for Understanding the Genetic Architecture of Common Cancers Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 01; 26(1):126-135. . View in PubMed
  • Novel colon cancer susceptibility variants identified from a genome-wide association study in African Americans Int J Cancer. 2017 06 15; 140(12):2728-2733. . View in PubMed
  • Two Novel Susceptibility Loci for Prostate Cancer in Men of African Ancestry J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 08 01; 109(8). . View in PubMed
  • Inherited variation in circadian rhythm genes and risks of prostate cancer and three other cancer sites in combined cancer consortia Int J Cancer. 2017 11 01; 141(9):1794-1802. . View in PubMed
  • Prostate Cancer Susceptibility in Men of African Ancestry at 8q24 J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016 Jul; 108(7). . View in PubMed
  • Atlas of prostate cancer heritability in European and African-American men pinpoints tissue-specific regulation Nat Commun. 2016 Apr 07; 7:10979. . View in PubMed
  • JAM: A Scalable Bayesian Framework for Joint Analysis of Marginal SNP Effects Genet Epidemiol. 2016 Apr; 40(3):188-201. . View in PubMed
  • GWASeq: targeted re-sequencing follow up to GWAS BMC Genomics. 2016 Mar 03; 17:176. . View in PubMed
  • Smokescreen: a targeted genotyping array for addiction research BMC Genomics. 2016 Feb 27; 17:145. . View in PubMed
  • Whole-exome sequencing of over 4100 men of African ancestry and prostate cancer risk Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Jan 15; 25(2):371-81. . View in PubMed
  • A Meta-analysis of Multiple Myeloma Risk Regions in African and European Ancestry Populations Identifies Putatively Functional Loci Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 12; 25(12):1609-1618. . View in PubMed
  • Common variants in the obesity-associated genes FTO and MC4R are not associated with risk of colorectal cancer Cancer Epidemiol. 2016 10; 44:1-4. . View in PubMed
  • Genome-Wide Association of the Laboratory-Based Nicotine Metabolite Ratio in Three Ancestries Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 09; 18(9):1837-1844. . View in PubMed
  • Detecting Gene-Environment Interactions for a Quantitative Trait in a Genome-Wide Association Study Genet Epidemiol. 2016 07; 40(5):394-403. . View in PubMed
  • Genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer in Hispanics Carcinogenesis. 2016 06; 37(6):547-556. . View in PubMed
  • The contribution of rare variation to prostate cancer heritability Nat Genet. 2016 Jan; 48(1):30-5. . View in PubMed
  • Cross-Cancer Genome-Wide Analysis of Lung, Ovary, Breast, Prostate, and Colorectal Cancer Reveals Novel Pleiotropic Associations Cancer Res. 2016 09 01; 76(17):5103-14. . View in PubMed
  • Reducing GWAS Complexity Cell Cycle. 2016; 15(1):22-4. . View in PubMed
  • Fine-Mapping of Common Genetic Variants Associated with Colorectal Tumor Risk Identified Potential Functional Variants PLoS One. 2016; 11(7):e0157521. . View in PubMed
  • Germline Mutations in the BRIP1, BARD1, PALB2, and NBN Genes in Women With Ovarian Cancer J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Nov; 107(11). . View in PubMed
  • Corrigendum: genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer identifies six new susceptibility loci Nat Commun. 2015 Oct 26; 6:8739. . View in PubMed
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