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Research areas

My research interest is on cancer epidemiology with a specific focus on genetic and molecular epidemiology of cancer and a complex interplay between genetic and environmental causes of disease.

Education/Academic qualification

Epidemiology, Dr.sc.hum, Heidelberg University


Award Date: 19. Feb 2009

External positions

Honorary Fellow, The University of Edinburgh

7. Dec 2019 → …

Statistical Geneticist , The University of Edinburgh


Postdoctoral Fellow, International Agency for Research on Cancer


Research areas

  • Cancer
  • genetic and environmental risk factors
  • molecular epidemiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genome Analysis
  • Genetics
  • RNA
  • DNA
  • Prevention and Screening

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Research Output

  • 5 Journal article

A systematic analysis of interactions between environmental risk factors and genetic variation in susceptibility to colorectal cancer

Yang, T., Li, X., Farrington, S. M., Dunlop, M. G., Campbell, H., Timofeeva, M. & Theodoratou, E., Jun 2020, In : Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 29, 6, p. 1145-1153

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Glycosylation of immunoglobulin G is regulated by a large network of genes pleiotropic with inflammatory diseases

    Klarić, L., Tsepilov, Y. A., Stanton, C. M., Mangino, M., Sikka, T. T., Esko, T., Pakhomov, E., Salo, P., Deelen, J., McGurnaghan, S. J., Keser, T., Vučković, F., Ugrina, I., Krištić, J., Gudelj, I., Štambuk, J., Plomp, R., Pučić-Baković, M., Pavić, T., Vilaj, M. & 33 others, Trbojević-Akmačić, I., Drake, C., Dobrinić, P., Mlinarec, J., Jelušić, B., Richmond, A., Timofeeva, M., Grishchenko, A. K., Dmitrieva, J., Bermingham, M. L., Sharapov, S. Z., Farrington, S. M., Theodoratou, E., Uh, H-W., Beekman, M., Slagboom, E. P., Louis, E., Georges, M., Wuhrer, M., Colhoun, H. M., Dunlop, M. G., Perola, M., Fischer, K., Polasek, O., Campbell, H., Rudan, I., Wilson, J. F., Zoldoš, V., Vitart, V., Spector, T., Aulchenko, Y. S., Lauc, G. & Hayward, C., Feb 2020, In : Science Advances. 6, 8, p. eaax0301

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
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    Non‐genetic biomarkers and colorectal cancer risk: Umbrella review and evidence triangulation

    Zhang, X., Gill, D., He, Y., Yang, T., Li, X., Monori, G., Campbell, H., Dunlop, M., Tsilidis, K. K., Timofeeva, M. & Theodoratou, E., Jul 2020, In : Cancer Medicine. 9, 13, p. 4823-4835

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 15 Downloads (Pure)

    Prediction of colorectal cancer risk based on profiling with common genetic variants

    Li, X., Timofeeva, M., Spiliopoulou, A., McKeigue, P., He, Y., Zhang, X., Svinti, V., Campbell, H., Houlston, R. S., Tomlinson, I. P. M., Farrington, S. M., Dunlop, M. G. & Theodoratou, E., 20. Jul 2020, In : International Journal of Cancer.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Replication of fifteen loci involved in human plasma protein N-glycosylation in 4,802 samples from four cohorts

    Sharapov, S. Z., Shadrina, A. S., Tsepilov, Y. A., Elgaeva, E. E., Tiys, E. S., Feoktistova, S. G., Zaytseva, O. O., Vuckovic, F., Cuadrat, R., Jäger, S., Wittenbecher, C., Karssen, L. C., Timofeeva, M., Tillin, T., Trbojević-Akmačić, I., Štambuk, T., Rudman, N., Krištić, J., Šimunović, J., Momčilović, A. & 21 others, Vilaj, M., Jurić, J., Slana, A., Gudelj, I., Klarić, T., Puljak, L., Skelin, A., Kadić, A. J., Van Zundert, J., Chaturvedi, N., Campbell, H., Dunlop, M., Farrington, S. M., Doherty, M., Dagostino, C., Gieger, C., Allegri, M., Williams, F., Schulze, M. B., Lauc, G. & Aulchenko, Y. S., 10. Jun 2020, In : Glycobiology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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