Publications


Blood DNA methylation, nevi number, and the risk of melanoma.
Melanoma Res 2014 Oct;24(5):480-7
aCenter of Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Università degli Studi di Milano bEpidemiology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan cDermatology Unit, Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy dDivision of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.



A variant in FTO shows association with melanoma risk not due to BMI.
Nat Genet 2013 Apr 3;45(4):428-32, 432e1. Epub 2013 Mar 3.
Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, Leeds Cancer Research UK Centre, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK.

Duplication of CXC chemokine genes on chromosome 4q13 in a melanoma-prone family.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2012 Mar 23;25(2):243-7. Epub 2012 Jan 23.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, MD, USA.

Genome-wide association study identifies three new melanoma susceptibility loci.
Nat Genet 2011 Oct 9;43(11):1108-13. Epub 2011 Oct 9.
Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, Leeds Cancer Research UK Centre, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK.



No evidence for linkage with melanoma in Italian melanoma-prone families.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2008 Jul;17(7):1838-40
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892-7236, USA.






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