A. Heather Eliassen
Professor

A. Heather Eliassen

Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology

Nutrition

heliasse@hsph.harvard.edu

Other Positions

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medicine

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Epidemiology

Epidemiology

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Education and Training

AB, 06/1995, History
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

ScM, 06/2001, Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

ScD, 06/2004, Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA


Bibliography

Association of germline genetic variants with breast cancer-specific survival in patient subgroups defined by clinic-pathological variables related to tumor biology and type of systemic treatment.

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Breast Cancer Res. 2021 Aug 18. 23(1):86. PMID: 34407845

Mendelian randomisation study of smoking exposure in relation to breast cancer risk.

Park HA, Neumeyer S, Michailidou K, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Dennis J, Ahearn TU, Andrulis IL, Anton-Culver H, Antonenkova NN, Arndt V, Aronson KJ, Augustinsson A, Baten A, Beane Freeman LE, Becher H, Beckmann MW, Behrens S, Benitez J, Bermisheva M, Bogdanova NV, Bojesen SE, Brauch H, Brenner H, Brucker SY, Burwinkel B, Campa D, Canzian F, Castelao JE, Chanock SJ, Chenevix-Trench G, Clarke CL, Conroy DM, Couch FJ, Cox A, Cross SS, Czene K, Daly MB, Devilee P, Dörk T, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Dwek M, Eccles DM, Eliassen AH, Engel C, Eriksson M, Evans DG, Fasching PA, Flyger H, Fritschi L, García-Closas M, García-Sáenz JA, Gaudet MM, Giles GG, Glendon G, Goldberg MS, Goldgar DE, González-Neira A, Grip M, Guénel P, Hahnen E, Haiman CA, Håkansson N, Hall P, Hamann U, Han S, Harkness EF, Hart SN, He W, Heemskerk-Gerritsen BAM, Hopper JL, Hunter DJ, Jager A, Jakubowska A, John EM, Jung A, Kaaks R, Kapoor PM, Keeman R, Khusnutdinova E, Kitahara CM, Koppert LB, Koutros S, Kristensen VN, Kurian AW, Lacey J, Lambrechts D, Le Marchand L, Lo WY, Lubinski J, Mannermaa A, Manoochehri M, Margolin S, Martinez ME, Mavroudis D, Meindl A, Menon U, Milne RL, Muranen TA, Nevanlinna H, Newman WG, Nordestgaard BG, Offit K, Olshan AF, Olsson H, Park-Simon TW, Peterlongo P, Peto J, Plaseska-Karanfilska D, Presneau N, Radice P, Rennert G, Rennert HS, Romero A, Saloustros E, Sawyer EJ, Schmidt MK, Schmutzler RK, Schoemaker MJ, Schwentner L, Scott C, Shah M, Shu XO, Simard J, Smeets A, Southey MC, Spinelli JJ, Stevens V, Swerdlow AJ, Tamimi RM, Tapper WJ, Taylor JA, Terry MB, Tomlinson I, Troester MA, Truong T, Vachon CM, van Veen EM, Vijai J, Wang S, Wendt C, Winqvist R, Wolk A, Ziogas A, Dunning AM, Pharoah PDP, Easton DF, Zheng W, Kraft P, Chang-Claude J.

Br J Cancer. 2021 Aug 02. PMID: 34341517

Dairy foods, calcium, and risk of breast cancer overall and for subtypes defined by estrogen receptor status: a pooled analysis of 21 cohort studies.

Wu Y, Huang R, Wang M, Bernstein L, Bethea TN, Chen C, Chen Y, Eliassen AH, Freedman ND, Gaudet MM, Gierach GL, Giles GG, Krogh V, Larsson SC, Liao LM, McCullough ML, Miller AB, Milne RL, Monroe KR, Neuhouser ML, Palmer JR, Prizment A, Reynolds P, Robien K, Rohan TE, Sandin S, Sawada N, Sieri S, Sinha R, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Tsugane S, van den Brandt PA, Visvanathan K, Weiderpass E, Wilkens LR, Willett WC, Wolk A, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Ziegler RG, Smith-Warner SA.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 08 02. 114(2):450-461. PMID: 33964859


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