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Brandon Pierce, MS, 2004, Ph.D., 2008

Dissertation Title: Searching for Genetic Variants that Influence Prostate Cancer Risk and Exploring Intellectual Property Implications for Future Clinical Applications

Dissertation Supervisory Committee: M. Austin (Chair, IPHG and Epidemiology), J. Stanford (Epidemiology), C. Carlson (Gastroenterology), P. Kuszler (Law, Medical History and Ethics, and Health Services)

Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, University of Chicago.

Quote from Brandon: "As a postdoc, I'm working on two large studes: (1) a genome-wide association study of breast cancer, and (2) a cohort study of Aresenic exposure and cancer in Bangladesh (with a cheomoprevention trial!)."

Note: This page features a profile of one member of the IPHG's growing alumni ranks. Alumni profiles will be rotated periodically. For alumni profiles published in the past, see Alumni Profiles Archive.