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Montserrat García-Closas Named Deputy Director of DCEG

Dr. Montserrat García-Closas is an internationally recognized epidemiologist with expertise in the application of biomarkers and sophisticated exposure assessment in the investigation of the causes of breast and bladder cancers.

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The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) is a research program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Division is the world’s most comprehensive cancer epidemiology research group. Its renowned epidemiologists, geneticists, and biostatisticians conduct population and multidisciplinary research to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and new approaches to cancer prevention. The Division’s research impacts public health policy in the United States and around the world.


DCEG offers a range of fellowships and research training opportunities in our research Branches and with specific investigators.

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Scientific Position Openings

Chief, Biostatistics Branch

DCEG is recruiting an accomplished, senior scientist to serve as Chief of the Biostatistics Branch. Learn more about this opportunity.

Chief, Metabolic Epidemiology Branch

DCEG is recruiting an accomplished, senior scientist to serve as Chief of the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch. Learn more about this opportunity.

Tenure-Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator in Clinical Genetics

DCEG's Clinical Genetics Branch is recruiting a tenure-track or tenure-eligible investigator to develop an independent research program in clinical cancer genetics. Learn more about this opportunity.

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