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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Alisa M. Goldstein, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator

Alisa M. Goldstein, Ph.D.

Alisa M. Goldstein, Ph.D.

Organization:National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology Branch
Address:NCI Shady Grove
Room 6E438


Dr. Goldstein received a Ph.D. in genetic epidemiology from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1988, after which she joined the NCI Environmental Epidemiology Branch as an Intramural Research Training Award Fellow. Dr. Goldstein completed a fellowship in the NIH InterInstitute Medical Genetics Program, and became board certified in medical genetics in 1993. Her research focuses on family and genetic epidemiologic studies to elucidate genetic and environmental determinants of cancer.

Research Interests

  • Identification of genetic and environmental risk factors for cancer
  • Linkage and other genetic analyses of familial cancer
  • Development and examination of methodology to study genetic and environmental influences on the development of cancer

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