Melissa A. Austin
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Epidemology, 1985.
M.S., University of California, Los Angeles, Biostatistics, 1975.
My expertise is in the following areas:
Genetic epidemiology of chronic diseases
Cardiovascular disease epidemiology
Epidemiology of pancreatic cancer
Public health genetics
Family History of Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer as Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer: The PACIFIC Study.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 22(10):1913-7.. 2013.
Using exploratory factor analysis of FFQ data to identify dietary patterns among Yup'ik people.. Public health nutrition. :1-9.. 2013.
Pharmacogenetics in American Indian populations: analysis of CYP2D6, CYP3A4, CYP3A5, and CYP2C9 in the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.. Pharmacogenetics and genomics. 23(8):403-414.. 2013.
A meta-analysis and genome-wide association study of platelet count and mean platelet volume in african americans.. PLoS genetics. 8(3):e1002491.. 2012.
Association of diabetes susceptibility gene calpain-10 with pancreatic cancer among smokers.. Journal of gastrointestinal cancer. 41(3):203-8.. 2010.
Variant ABO blood group alleles, secretor status, and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the pancreatic cancer cohort consortium.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 19(12):3140-9.. 2010.
C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and prostate cancer risk in men aged 65 years and older.. Cancer causes & control : CCC. 20(7):1193-203.. 2009.
The impact of patents on the development of genome-based clinical diagnostics: an analysis of case studies.. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics. 11(3):202-9.. 2009.