Publications by authors named "Heiko Becher"

99Publications

A Prospective Sero-epidemiological Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 among Health Care Workers in a German Secondary Care Hospital.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Oct 16. Epub 2020 Oct 16.

Institut für Laboratoriums- und Transfusionsmedizin, Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Georgstraße 11, 32545 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.10.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7566663PMC
October 2020

Breast Cancer Polygenic Risk Score and Contralateral Breast Cancer Risk.

Authors:
Iris Kramer Maartje J Hooning Nasim Mavaddat Michael Hauptmann Renske Keeman Ewout W Steyerberg Daniele Giardiello Antonis C Antoniou Paul D P Pharoah Sander Canisius Zumuruda Abu-Ful Irene L Andrulis Hoda Anton-Culver Kristan J Aronson Annelie Augustinsson Heiko Becher Matthias W Beckmann Sabine Behrens Javier Benitez Marina Bermisheva Natalia V Bogdanova Stig E Bojesen Manjeet K Bolla Bernardo Bonanni Hiltrud Brauch Michael Bremer Sara Y Brucker Barbara Burwinkel Jose E Castelao Tsun L Chan Jenny Chang-Claude Stephen J Chanock Georgia Chenevix-Trench Ji-Yeob Choi Christine L Clarke J Margriet Collée Fergus J Couch Angela Cox Simon S Cross Kamila Czene Mary B Daly Peter Devilee Thilo Dörk Isabel Dos-Santos-Silva Alison M Dunning Miriam Dwek Diana M Eccles D Gareth Evans Peter A Fasching Henrik Flyger Manuela Gago-Dominguez Montserrat García-Closas José A García-Sáenz Graham G Giles David E Goldgar Anna González-Neira Christopher A Haiman Niclas Håkansson Ute Hamann Mikael Hartman Bernadette A M Heemskerk-Gerritsen Antoinette Hollestelle John L Hopper Ming-Feng Hou Anthony Howell Hidemi Ito Milena Jakimovska Anna Jakubowska Wolfgang Janni Esther M John Audrey Jung Daehee Kang C Marleen Kets Elza Khusnutdinova Yon-Dschun Ko Vessela N Kristensen Allison W Kurian Ava Kwong Diether Lambrechts Loic Le Marchand Jingmei Li Annika Lindblom Jan Lubiński Arto Mannermaa Mehdi Manoochehri Sara Margolin Keitaro Matsuo Dimitrios Mavroudis Alfons Meindl Roger L Milne Anna Marie Mulligan Taru A Muranen Susan L Neuhausen Heli Nevanlinna William G Newman Andrew F Olshan Janet E Olson Håkan Olsson Tjoung-Won Park-Simon Julian Peto Christos Petridis Dijana Plaseska-Karanfilska Nadege Presneau Katri Pylkäs Paolo Radice Gad Rennert Atocha Romero Rebecca Roylance Emmanouil Saloustros Elinor J Sawyer Rita K Schmutzler Lukas Schwentner Christopher Scott Mee-Hoong See Mitul Shah Chen-Yang Shen Xiao-Ou Shu Sabine Siesling Susan Slager Christof Sohn Melissa C Southey John J Spinelli Jennifer Stone William J Tapper Maria Tengström Soo Hwang Teo Mary Beth Terry Rob A E M Tollenaar Ian Tomlinson Melissa A Troester Celine M Vachon Chantal van Ongeval Elke M van Veen Robert Winqvist Alicja Wolk Wei Zheng Argyrios Ziogas Douglas F Easton Per Hall Marjanka K Schmidt

Am J Hum Genet 2020 Sep 28. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

The Netherlands Cancer Institute - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Division of Molecular Pathology, Amsterdam 1066 CX, the Netherlands; The Netherlands Cancer Institute - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek hospital, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam 1066 CX, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2020.09.001DOI Listing
September 2020

Physical Activity Trajectories among Persons of Turkish Descent Living in Germany-A Cohort Study.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 Aug 31;17(17). Epub 2020 Aug 31.

Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin Institute of Health, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17176349DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7504423PMC
August 2020

Postdiagnosis weight change is associated with poorer survival in breast cancer survivors: A prospective population-based patient cohort study.

Int J Cancer 2020 Jul 4. Epub 2020 Jul 4.

Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33181DOI Listing
July 2020

Germline HOXB13 mutations p.G84E and p.R217C do not confer an increased breast cancer risk.

Authors:
Jingjing Liu Wendy J C Prager-van der Smissen J Margriet Collée Manjeet K Bolla Qin Wang Kyriaki Michailidou Joe Dennis Thomas U Ahearn Kristiina Aittomäki Christine B Ambrosone Irene L Andrulis Hoda Anton-Culver Natalia N Antonenkova Volker Arndt Norbert Arnold Kristan J Aronson Annelie Augustinsson Päivi Auvinen Heiko Becher Matthias W Beckmann Sabine Behrens Marina Bermisheva Leslie Bernstein Natalia V Bogdanova Nadja Bogdanova-Markov Stig E Bojesen Hiltrud Brauch Hermann Brenner Ignacio Briceno Sara Y Brucker Thomas Brüning Barbara Burwinkel Qiuyin Cai Hui Cai Daniele Campa Federico Canzian Jose E Castelao Jenny Chang-Claude Stephen J Chanock Ji-Yeob Choi Melissa Christiaens Christine L Clarke Fergus J Couch Kamila Czene Mary B Daly Peter Devilee Isabel Dos-Santos-Silva Miriam Dwek Diana M Eccles A Heather Eliassen Peter A Fasching Jonine Figueroa Henrik Flyger Lin Fritschi Manuela Gago-Dominguez Susan M Gapstur Montserrat García-Closas José A García-Sáenz Mia M Gaudet Graham G Giles Mark S Goldberg David E Goldgar Pascal Guénel Christopher A Haiman Niclas Håkansson Per Hall Patricia A Harrington Steven N Hart Mikael Hartman Peter Hillemanns John L Hopper Ming-Feng Hou David J Hunter Dezheng Huo Hidemi Ito Motoki Iwasaki Milena Jakimovska Anna Jakubowska Esther M John Rudolf Kaaks Daehee Kang Renske Keeman Elza Khusnutdinova Sung-Won Kim Peter Kraft Vessela N Kristensen Allison W Kurian Loic Le Marchand Jingmei Li Annika Lindblom Artitaya Lophatananon Robert N Luben Jan Lubiński Arto Mannermaa Mehdi Manoochehri Siranoush Manoukian Sara Margolin Shivaani Mariapun Keitaro Matsuo Tabea Maurer Dimitrios Mavroudis Alfons Meindl Usha Menon Roger L Milne Kenneth Muir Anna Marie Mulligan Susan L Neuhausen Heli Nevanlinna Kenneth Offit Olufunmilayo I Olopade Janet E Olson Håkan Olsson Nick Orr Sue K Park Paolo Peterlongo Julian Peto Dijana Plaseska-Karanfilska Nadege Presneau Brigitte Rack Rohini Rau-Murthy Gad Rennert Hedy S Rennert Valerie Rhenius Atocha Romero Matthias Ruebner Emmanouil Saloustros Rita K Schmutzler Andreas Schneeweiss Christopher Scott Mitul Shah Chen-Yang Shen Xiao-Ou Shu Jacques Simard Christof Sohn Melissa C Southey John J Spinelli Rulla M Tamimi William J Tapper Soo H Teo Mary Beth Terry Diana Torres Thérèse Truong Michael Untch Celine M Vachon Christi J van Asperen Alicja Wolk Taiki Yamaji Wei Zheng Argyrios Ziogas Elad Ziv Gabriela Torres-Mejía Thilo Dörk Anthony J Swerdlow Ute Hamann Marjanka K Schmidt Alison M Dunning Paul D P Pharoah Douglas F Easton Maartje J Hooning John W M Martens Antoinette Hollestelle

Sci Rep 2020 06 16;10(1):9688. Epub 2020 Jun 16.

Department of Medical Oncology, Family Cancer Clinic, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-65665-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7297796PMC
June 2020

Reevaluation of risk factors for time to subsequent events after first stroke occurrence using a new weighted all-cause effect measure.

BMC Public Health 2020 Jun 1;20(1):817. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institute of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Charitéplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08971-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7268286PMC
June 2020

Genome-wide association study identifies 32 novel breast cancer susceptibility loci from overall and subtype-specific analyses.

Authors:
Haoyu Zhang Thomas U Ahearn Julie Lecarpentier Daniel Barnes Jonathan Beesley Guanghao Qi Xia Jiang Tracy A O'Mara Ni Zhao Manjeet K Bolla Alison M Dunning Joe Dennis Qin Wang Zumuruda Abu Ful Kristiina Aittomäki Irene L Andrulis Hoda Anton-Culver Volker Arndt Kristan J Aronson Banu K Arun Paul L Auer Jacopo Azzollini Daniel Barrowdale Heiko Becher Matthias W Beckmann Sabine Behrens Javier Benitez Marina Bermisheva Katarzyna Bialkowska Ana Blanco Carl Blomqvist Natalia V Bogdanova Stig E Bojesen Bernardo Bonanni Davide Bondavalli Ake Borg Hiltrud Brauch Hermann Brenner Ignacio Briceno Annegien Broeks Sara Y Brucker Thomas Brüning Barbara Burwinkel Saundra S Buys Helen Byers Trinidad Caldés Maria A Caligo Mariarosaria Calvello Daniele Campa Jose E Castelao Jenny Chang-Claude Stephen J Chanock Melissa Christiaens Hans Christiansen Wendy K Chung Kathleen B M Claes Christine L Clarke Sten Cornelissen Fergus J Couch Angela Cox Simon S Cross Kamila Czene Mary B Daly Peter Devilee Orland Diez Susan M Domchek Thilo Dörk Miriam Dwek Diana M Eccles Arif B Ekici D Gareth Evans Peter A Fasching Jonine Figueroa Lenka Foretova Florentia Fostira Eitan Friedman Debra Frost Manuela Gago-Dominguez Susan M Gapstur Judy Garber José A García-Sáenz Mia M Gaudet Simon A Gayther Graham G Giles Andrew K Godwin Mark S Goldberg David E Goldgar Anna González-Neira Mark H Greene Jacek Gronwald Pascal Guénel Lothar Häberle Eric Hahnen Christopher A Haiman Christopher R Hake Per Hall Ute Hamann Elaine F Harkness Bernadette A M Heemskerk-Gerritsen Peter Hillemanns Frans B L Hogervorst Bernd Holleczek Antoinette Hollestelle Maartje J Hooning Robert N Hoover John L Hopper Anthony Howell Hanna Huebner Peter J Hulick Evgeny N Imyanitov Claudine Isaacs Louise Izatt Agnes Jager Milena Jakimovska Anna Jakubowska Paul James Ramunas Janavicius Wolfgang Janni Esther M John Michael E Jones Audrey Jung Rudolf Kaaks Pooja Middha Kapoor Beth Y Karlan Renske Keeman Sofia Khan Elza Khusnutdinova Cari M Kitahara Yon-Dschun Ko Irene Konstantopoulou Linetta B Koppert Stella Koutros Vessela N Kristensen Anne-Vibeke Laenkholm Diether Lambrechts Susanna C Larsson Pierre Laurent-Puig Conxi Lazaro Emilija Lazarova Flavio Lejbkowicz Goska Leslie Fabienne Lesueur Annika Lindblom Jolanta Lissowska Wing-Yee Lo Jennifer T Loud Jan Lubinski Alicja Lukomska Robert J MacInnis Arto Mannermaa Mehdi Manoochehri Siranoush Manoukian Sara Margolin Maria Elena Martinez Laura Matricardi Lesley McGuffog Catriona McLean Noura Mebirouk Alfons Meindl Usha Menon Austin Miller Elvira Mingazheva Marco Montagna Anna Marie Mulligan Claire Mulot Taru A Muranen Katherine L Nathanson Susan L Neuhausen Heli Nevanlinna Patrick Neven William G Newman Finn C Nielsen Liene Nikitina-Zake Jesse Nodora Kenneth Offit Edith Olah Olufunmilayo I Olopade Håkan Olsson Nick Orr Laura Papi Janos Papp Tjoung-Won Park-Simon Michael T Parsons Bernard Peissel Ana Peixoto Beth Peshkin Paolo Peterlongo Julian Peto Kelly-Anne Phillips Marion Piedmonte Dijana Plaseska-Karanfilska Karolina Prajzendanc Ross Prentice Darya Prokofyeva Brigitte Rack Paolo Radice Susan J Ramus Johanna Rantala Muhammad U Rashid Gad Rennert Hedy S Rennert Harvey A Risch Atocha Romero Matti A Rookus Matthias Rübner Thomas Rüdiger Emmanouil Saloustros Sarah Sampson Dale P Sandler Elinor J Sawyer Maren T Scheuner Rita K Schmutzler Andreas Schneeweiss Minouk J Schoemaker Ben Schöttker Peter Schürmann Leigha Senter Priyanka Sharma Mark E Sherman Xiao-Ou Shu Christian F Singer Snezhana Smichkoska Penny Soucy Melissa C Southey John J Spinelli Jennifer Stone Dominique Stoppa-Lyonnet Anthony J Swerdlow Csilla I Szabo Rulla M Tamimi William J Tapper Jack A Taylor Manuel R Teixeira MaryBeth Terry Mads Thomassen Darcy L Thull Marc Tischkowitz Amanda E Toland Rob A E M Tollenaar Ian Tomlinson Diana Torres Melissa A Troester Thérèse Truong Nadine Tung Michael Untch Celine M Vachon Ans M W van den Ouweland Lizet E van der Kolk Elke M van Veen Elizabeth J vanRensburg Ana Vega Barbara Wappenschmidt Clarice R Weinberg Jeffrey N Weitzel Hans Wildiers Robert Winqvist Alicja Wolk Xiaohong R Yang Drakoulis Yannoukakos Wei Zheng Kristin K Zorn Roger L Milne Peter Kraft Jacques Simard Paul D P Pharoah Kyriaki Michailidou Antonis C Antoniou Marjanka K Schmidt Georgia Chenevix-Trench Douglas F Easton Nilanjan Chatterjee Montserrat García-Closas

Nat Genet 2020 06 18;52(6):572-581. Epub 2020 May 18.

Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41588-020-0609-2DOI Listing
June 2020

Combined associations of a polygenic risk score and classical risk factors with breast cancer risk.

Authors:
Pooja Middha Kapoor Nasim Mavaddat Parichoy Pal Choudhury Amber N Wilcox Sara Lindström Sabine Behrens Kyriaki Michailidou Joe Dennis Manjeet K Bolla Qin Wang Audrey Jung Zomoroda Abu-Ful Thomas Ahearn Irene L Andrulis Hoda Anton-Culver Volker Arndt Kristan J Aronson Paul L Auer Laura E Beane Freeman Heiko Becher Matthias W Beckmann Alicia Beeghly-Fadiel Javier Benitez Leslie Bernstein Stig E Bojesen Hiltrud Brauch Hermann Brenner Thomas Brüning Qiuyin Cai Daniele Campa Federico Canzian Angel Carracedo Brian D Carter Jose E Castelao Stephen J Chanock Nilanjan Chatterjee Georgia Chenevix-Trench Christine L Clarke Fergus J Couch Angela Cox Simon S Cross Kamila Czene James Y Dai H Shelton Earp Arif B Ekici A Heather Eliassen Mikael Eriksson D Gareth Evans Peter A Fasching Jonine Figueroa Lin Fritschi Marike Gabrielson Manuela Gago-Dominguez Chi Gao Susan M Gapstur Mia M Gaudet Graham G Giles Anna González-Neira Pascal Guénel Lothar Haeberle Christopher A Haiman Niclas Håkansson Per Hall Ute Hamann Sigrid Hatse Jane Heyworth Bernd Holleczek Robert N Hoover John L Hopper Anthony Howell David J Hunter Esther M John Michael E Jones Rudolf Kaaks Renske Keeman Cari M Kitahara Yon-Dschun Ko Stella Koutros Allison W Kurian Diether Lambrechts Loic Le Marchand Eunjung Lee Flavio Lejbkowicz Martha Linet Jolanta Lissowska Ana Llaneza Robert J MacInnis Maria Elena Martinez Tabea Maurer Catriona McLean Susan L Neuhausen William G Newman Aaron Norman Katie M O'Brien Andrew F Olshan Janet E Olson Håkan Olsson Nick Orr Charles M Perou Guillermo Pita Eric C Polley Ross L Prentice Gad Rennert Hedy S Rennert Kathryn J Ruddy Dale P Sandler Christobel Saunders Minouk J Schoemaker Ben Schöttker Fredrick Schumacher Christopher Scott Rodney J Scott Xiao-Ou Shu Ann Smeets Melissa C Southey John J Spinelli Jennifer Stone Anthony J Swerdlow Rulla M Tamimi Jack A Taylor Melissa A Troester Celine M Vachon Elke M van Veen Xiaoliang Wang Clarice R Weinberg Caroline Weltens Walter Willett Stacey J Winham Alicja Wolk Xiaohong R Yang Wei Zheng Argyrios Ziogas Alison M Dunning Paul D P Pharoah Marjanka K Schmidt Peter Kraft Douglas F Easton Roger L Milne Montserrat García-Closas Jenny Chang-Claude

J Natl Cancer Inst 2020 May 2. Epub 2020 May 2.

Division of Cancer Epidemiology. German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). Heidelberg: Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djaa056DOI Listing
May 2020

State of the art in selection of variables and functional forms in multivariable analysis-outstanding issues.

Diagn Progn Res 2020 2;4. Epub 2020 Apr 2.

6Section for Clinical Biometrics, Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41512-020-00074-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7114804PMC
April 2020

Breast cancer incidence and mammography screening among resettlers in Germany.

BMC Public Health 2020 Mar 30;20(1):417. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

Department of Health Services Research and Nursing Science, Bielefeld School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08534-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7106878PMC
March 2020

Association of a Multigenetic Pro-Inflammatory Profile with Ischaemic Stroke.

Cerebrovasc Dis 2020 25;49(2):170-176. Epub 2020 Mar 25.

Department of Neurology, Klinikum Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000507042DOI Listing
September 2020

An exercise and nutrition intervention for ovarian cancer patients during and after first-line chemotherapy (BENITA study): a randomized controlled pilot trial.

Int J Gynecol Cancer 2020 04 2;30(4):541-545. Epub 2019 Dec 2.

Cancer Epidemiology, University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH), University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ijgc-2019-000585DOI Listing
April 2020

Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in the Offspring Born through Elective or Non-elective Caesarean Section in Comparison to Vaginal Delivery: a Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.

Curr Diab Rep 2019 11 11;19(11):124. Epub 2019 Nov 11.

Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11892-019-1253-zDOI Listing
November 2019

Serum vitamin D levels in Berliners of Turkish descent -a cross-sectional study.

BMC Public Health 2019 Jan 28;19(1):119. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Luisenstr. 57, 10117, Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6446-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6350357PMC
January 2019

Low self-reported sports activity before stroke predicts poor one-year-functional outcome after first-ever ischemic stroke in a population-based stroke register.

BMC Neurol 2018 Nov 3;18(1):181. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Städtisches Klinikum Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Bremserstr. 79, 67063, Ludwigshafen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12883-018-1189-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6215339PMC
November 2018

Self-rated health among migrants from the former Soviet Union in Germany: a cross-sectional study.

BMJ Open 2018 10 24;8(10):e022947. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center of Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022947DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6224726PMC
October 2018

Cancer Incidence and Mortality Among Ethnic German Migrants From the Former Soviet Union.

Front Oncol 2018 11;8:378. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fonc.2018.00378/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2018.00378DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6141734PMC
September 2018

Participation of Turkish Migrants in an Epidemiological Study: Does the Recruitment Strategy Affect the Sample Characteristics?

J Immigr Minor Health 2019 Aug;21(4):811-819

Department of Prevention and Evaluation, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS, Achterstr. 30, 28359, Bremen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10903-018-0788-4DOI Listing
August 2019

No effect of an additional early dose of measles vaccine on hospitalization or mortality in children: A randomized controlled trial.

Vaccine 2018 04 6;36(15):1965-1971. Epub 2018 Mar 6.

Institute of Public Health, Ruprecht-Karls-University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany; University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, Martinistraße 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.02.104DOI Listing
April 2018

Is smoking a risk factor for tinnitus? A systematic review, meta-analysis and estimation of the population attributable risk in Germany.

BMJ Open 2018 02 22;8(2):e016589. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

Institute of Public Health, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016589DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5855477PMC
February 2018

Low diet quality and the risk of stroke mortality: the multiethnic cohort study.

Eur J Clin Nutr 2018 07 9;72(7):1035-1045. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

Cancer Epidemiology, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu, HI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41430-018-0103-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6555553PMC
July 2018

Bias due to differential participation in case-control studies and review of available approaches for adjustment.

PLoS One 2018 24;13(1):e0191327. Epub 2018 Jan 24.

Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5783376PMC
February 2018

Stage of cancer diagnoses among migrants from the former Soviet Union in comparison to the German population - are diagnoses among migrants delayed?

BMC Public Health 2018 01 17;18(1):148. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5046-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5773072PMC
January 2018

Migration pattern and mortality of ethnic German migrants from the former Soviet Union: a cohort study in Germany.

BMJ Open 2017 Dec 19;7(12):e019213. Epub 2017 Dec 19.

Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5778272PMC
December 2017

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in a population-based sample of Turkish migrants living in Germany.

Aging Ment Health 2019 01 24;23(1):30-37. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

e Center for Stroke Research Berlin , Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin , Berlin , Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2017.1396577DOI Listing
January 2019

Estimating lung cancer mortality attributable to second hand smoke exposure in Germany.

Int J Public Health 2018 Apr 29;63(3):367-375. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00038-017-1022-1DOI Listing
April 2018

Strengthening capacity to research the social determinants of health in low- and middle-income countries: lessons from the INTREC programme.

BMC Public Health 2017 05 25;17(1):514. Epub 2017 May 25.

Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4399-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5445299PMC
May 2017

Exploring the statistical uncertainty in acceptable exposure limit values for hexavalent chromium exposure.

J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2018 01 17;28(1):69-75. Epub 2017 May 17.

Chair of Statistics-in Economics, Business Administration and Social Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jes.2017.4DOI Listing
January 2018

Estimating the standardized incidence ratio (SIR) with incomplete follow-up data.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2017 Apr 12;17(1):55. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0335-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5389158PMC
April 2017

Modeling Variables With a Spike at Zero: Examples and Practical Recommendations.

Am J Epidemiol 2017 04;185(8):650-660

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kww122DOI Listing
April 2017

Malaria incidence during early childhood in rural Burkina Faso: Analysis of a birth cohort protected with insecticide-treated mosquito nets.

Acta Trop 2017 Nov 21;175:78-83. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

Institute of Public Health, Medical School, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.03.017DOI Listing
November 2017

Time trends of cause-specific mortality among resettlers in Germany, 1990 through 2009.

Eur J Epidemiol 2017 04 17;32(4):289-298. Epub 2017 Mar 17.

Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10654-017-0240-4DOI Listing
April 2017

Clustering of Subgingival Microbiota Reveals Microbial Disease Ecotypes Associated with Clinical Stages of Periodontitis in a Cross-Sectional Study.

Front Microbiol 2017 1;8:340. Epub 2017 Mar 1.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University Hospital HeidelbergHeidelberg, Germany; Translational Lung Research Center Heidelberg (TLRC), German Center for Lung Research (DZL)Heidelberg, Germany.

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March 2017

Oral health and access to dental care - a comparison of elderly migrants and non-migrants in Germany.

Ethn Health 2018 10 23;23(7):703-717. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

c Department of Medical Sociology, Center for Psychosocial Medicine , University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf , Hamburg , Germany.

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October 2018

Acculturation and health-related quality of life: results from the German National Cohort migrant feasibility study.

Int J Public Health 2017 Jun 2;62(5):521-529. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Department of Prevention and Evaluation, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology-BIPS, Achterstr. 30, 28359, Bremen, Germany.

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June 2017

Re: Negative Control Outcomes and the Analysis of Standardized Mortality Ratios.

Epidemiology 2017 05;28(3):e29-e30

Institute for Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany,

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May 2017

Tobacco Control Progress in Low and Middle Income Countries in Comparison to High Income Countries.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2016 10 24;13(10). Epub 2016 Oct 24.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany.

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October 2016

Histologic types of gastric cancer among migrants from the former Soviet Union and the general population in Germany: what kind of prevention do we need?

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Aug;28(8):863-70

aInstitute of Public Health, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg bInstitute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg cSaarland Cancer Registry, Saarbrücken, Germany.

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August 2016

Brunei epidemiological stroke study: patterns of hypertension and stroke risk.

J Hypertens 2016 07;34(7):1416-22

aPAPRSB Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei bInstitute for Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg cMedical Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg dDepartment of Neurology, Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt, Germany eBrunei Neuroscience Stroke Rehabilitation Centre (BNSRC), Brunei *Agong Lupat and Johannes Hengelbrock are joint first authors. †Heiko Becherb and Uta Meyding-Lamadé are joint senior authors.

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July 2016

Modeling continuous covariates with a "spike" at zero: Bivariate approaches.

Biom J 2016 Jul 13;58(4):783-96. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics, Freiburg University Medical Centre, Stefan-Meier-Str. 26, 79104 Freiburg, Germany.

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July 2016

Decreasing child mortality, spatial clustering and decreasing disparity in North-Western Burkina Faso.

Trop Med Int Health 2016 Apr 19;21(4):546-55. Epub 2016 Feb 19.

Centre de Recherche en Santé de Nouna (CRSN), Nouna, Burkina Faso.

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April 2016

Tobacco prevention policies in west-African countries and their effects on smoking prevalence.

BMC Public Health 2015 Dec 8;15:1216. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

Institut für Public Health, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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December 2015

Socioeconomic Conditions in Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood and the Risk of Ischemic Stroke.

Stroke 2016 Jan 24;47(1):173-9. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

From the Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany (H.B., A.A.); Department of Neurology, Klinikum Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany (F.P., C.U., F.B., A.J.G.); Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany (H.B., A.S.); and Department of Neurology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany (C.G.-G.).

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January 2016

An insecticide-treated bed-net campaign and childhood malaria in Burkina Faso.

Bull World Health Organ 2015 Nov 31;93(11):750-8. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

Institute of Public Health, Medical School, Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany .

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November 2015

RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine and child mortality.

Lancet 2015 Oct;386(10005):1736

Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Hamburg, Medical School, Hamburg, Germany.

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October 2015

Prevalence of TMD symptoms in Turkish migrants and re-settlers from the former Soviet Union in comparison to a German group.

Cranio 2016 Sep 22;34(5):316-22. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

h Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelb8erg, Germany and Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf , Hamburg , Germany.

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September 2016

Seasonal and temporal trends in all-cause and malaria mortality in rural Burkina Faso, 1998-2007.

Malar J 2015 Aug 5;14:300. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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August 2015

Decreasing disparities in infant survival using surveillance data from Burkina Faso.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 May 23;92(5):1038-44. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany; Centre de Recherche on Santé de Nouna (CRSN), Nouna, Burkina Faso; University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg, Germany.

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May 2015

Lung cancer in South Africa: a forecast to 2025 based on smoking prevalence data.

BMJ Open 2015 Mar 17;5(3):e006993. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Institut für Public Health, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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March 2015

Lung cancer in South Africa: a forecast to 2025 based on smoking prevalence data.

BMJ Open 2015 Mar 17;5(3):e006993. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Institut für Public Health, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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March 2015

Association of history of allergies and influenza-like infections with laryngeal cancer in a case-control study.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2015 Aug 30;272(8):2063-9. Epub 2015 Jan 30.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany,

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August 2015

Training needs for research in health inequities among health and demographic researchers from eight African and Asian countries.

BMC Public Health 2014 Dec 10;14:1254. Epub 2014 Dec 10.

Centre for Social Research and Global Health (SSGH) and Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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December 2014

Recent surgery or invasive procedures and the risk of stroke.

Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 25;38(5):370-6. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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September 2015

Management of oral anticoagulation after cardioembolic stroke and stroke survival data from a population based stroke registry (LuSSt).

BMC Neurol 2014 Oct 8;14:199. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Department of Neurology, Städtisches Klinikum Ludwigshafen, Bremserstr, 79, Ludwigshafen, 67063, Germany.

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October 2014

Is frequency of tooth brushing a risk factor for periodontitis? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2015 Apr 26;43(2):116-27. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

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April 2015

Childhood mortality and its association with household wealth in rural and semi-urban Burkina Faso.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2014 Oct 16;108(10):639-47. Epub 2014 Aug 16.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany.

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October 2014

Incidence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 2014 Jun 26;15(3-4):269-74. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

Department of Neurology, Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen.

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June 2014

Cancer incidence in ethnic German migrants from the Former Soviet Union in comparison to the host population.

Cancer Epidemiol 2014 Feb 23;38(1):22-7. Epub 2013 Nov 23.

University Hospital Heidelberg, Institute of Public Health, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany.

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February 2014

To what degree is the association between educational inequality and laryngeal cancer explained by smoking, alcohol consumption, and occupational exposure?

Scand J Work Environ Health 2014 May 18;40(3):315-22. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany.

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May 2014

Occupation and educational inequalities in laryngeal cancer: the use of a job index.

BMC Public Health 2013 Nov 19;13:1080. Epub 2013 Nov 19.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany.

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November 2013

Biomarkers of periodontitis and inflammation in ischemic stroke: A case-control study.

Innate Immun 2014 Jul 17;20(5):511-8. Epub 2013 Sep 17.

Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.

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July 2014

Smoking prevalence and its impacts on lung cancer mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: an epidemiological study.

Prev Med 2013 Nov 5;57(5):634-40. Epub 2013 Sep 5.

Institute of Public Health, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany. Electronic address:

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November 2013

Myocardial infarction incidence and ischemic heart disease mortality: overall and trend results in repatriates, Germany.

Eur J Public Health 2014 Feb 31;24(1):127-33. Epub 2013 May 31.

1 Institute of Public Health, Division Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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February 2014