Marian L. Neuhouser
Ph.D., University of Washington, Nutritional Sciences, 1996.
B.S., University of California, Davis, Nutrition, 1980.
My research focus is diet and physical activity in relation to energy balance and cancer risk. My research projects include both observational and intervention studies. In addition, part of my research focus is on methodological research to improve methods of diet and physical activity assessment and the extent to which biological markers can improve upon measures of self-report. Current projects include a randomized cross-over feeding study of low and high glycemic load diets and their effect on cancer suseptibility biomarkers. A subset of the feeding study subjects participate in a postprandial study to test the effects of the study diets on metabolic parameters throughout the day. Both of these studies are part of the Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC). In the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) we are investigating metabolic biomarkers and insulin resistance in relation to prostate cancer risk. In a multi-site cohort of breast cancer suvivors (the Health, Eating, Activity and Lifestyle Study), we are examining the role of vitamin D and breast cancer progression and prognosis.
Reading, Writing, Speaking
Portuguese: Fluent, Fluent, Fluent
French: Functional, Basic, Basic
Spanish: Basic, Basic, Basic
American Association for Cancer Research
American Dietetic Association
American Society for Nutrition
American Society of Preventive Oncology
Honors and Awards
1999, JACN Best Scientific Paper Award, The American College of Nutrition, Folate and Neural Tube Defects
Biomarkers of One-Carbon Metabolism Are Associated with Biomarkers of Inflammation in Women.. The Journal of nutrition.. 2014.
Dietary Cadmium Exposure and Risk of Breast, Endometrial, and Ovarian Cancer in the Women's Health Initiative.. Environmental health perspectives.. 2014.
Estimated intake of vitamin D and its interaction with vitamin A on lung cancer risk among smokers.. International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer.. 2014.
Associations of long-chain ω-3 fatty acids and fish intake with endometrial cancer risk in the VITamins And Lifestyle cohort.. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 99(3):599-608.. 2014.
Nutrition and Physical Activity Cancer Prevention Guidelines, Cancer Risk, and Mortality in the Women's Health Initiative.. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.). 7(1):42-53.. 2014.
Statin Drug Use Is Not Associated with Prostate Cancer Risk in Men who are Regularly Screened.. The Journal of urology.. 2014.
Urinary Levels of Melatonin and Risk of Postmenopausal Breast Cancer: Women's Health Initiative Observational Cohort.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.. 2014.
Better postdiagnosis diet quality is associated with reduced risk of death among postmenopausal women with invasive breast cancer in the Women's Health Initiative.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.. 2014.
Biomarker-calibrated protein intake and bone health in the Women's Health Initiative clinical trials and observational study.. The American journal of clinical nutrition.. 2014.
Measurement error corrected sodium and potassium intake estimation using 24-hour urinary excretion.. Hypertension. 63(2):238-44.. 2014.
Mediterranean and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension dietary patterns and risk of sudden cardiac death in postmenopausal women.. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 99(2):344-51.. 2014.
Potential to link dietary patterns in the food supply and populations to health.. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 105(17):1265-7.. 2013.
Regression Calibration in Nutritional Epidemiology: Example of Fat Density and Total Energy in Relationship to Postmenopausal Breast Cancer.. American journal of epidemiology.. 2013.
Impact of obesity on cancer survivorship and the potential relevance of race and ethnicity.. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 105(18):1344-54.. 2013.
Calibration of self-reported dietary measures using biomarkers: an approach to enhancing nutritional epidemiology reliability.. Current atherosclerosis reports. 15(9):353.. 2013.
Comparison and validation of 2 analytical methods for measurement of urinary sucrose and fructose excretion.. Nutrition research (New York, N.Y.). 33(9):696-703.. 2013.
Vitamin D intake and lung cancer risk in the Women's Health Initiative.. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 98(4):1002-11.. 2013.
An Exploratory Study of Respiratory Quotient Calibration and Association with Postmenopausal Breast Cancer.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.. 2013.
Biomarker-calibrated protein intake and physical function in the Women's Health Initiative.. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 61(11):1863-71.. 2013.
Long-Term Physical Activity Trends in Breast Cancer Survivors.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.. 2013.
Serum phospholipid Fatty acids, genetic variation in myeloperoxidase, and prostate cancer risk in heavy smokers: a gene-nutrient interaction in the carotene and retinol efficacy trial.. American journal of epidemiology. 177(10):1106-17.. 2013.