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
Using exploratory factor analysis of FFQ data to identify dietary patterns among Yup'ik people.. Public health nutrition. :1-9.. 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.