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Gabriella Andreotti, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Staff Scientist
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics

NCI Shady Grove | Room 6E622

Biography

Dr. Andreotti received her M.P.H. and Ph.D. in epidemiology from George Washington University, during which she conducted research on the genetic susceptibility of biliary tract cancers. Upon completion of her doctorate she became a postdoctoral fellow in the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB), and in 2010 was appointed to the position of staff scientist. In 2016 she was the first staff scientist elected to serve as a Woman Scientist Advisor for the Division

Research Interests

Dr. Andreotti provides coordination and management support to the Agricultural Health Study, a large cohort of pesticide applicators and their spouses in Iowa and North Carolina. Dr. Andreotti’s research interests include the genetic and molecular mechanisms of occupational and environmental exposures related to carcinogenicity. She has conducted gene-environment interaction studies of pesticide use and prostate cancer, as well as various other molecular studies of pesticide use. She also has examined the effects of lifestyle factors, including smoking, alcohol, and body mass index, on multiple myeloma and pancreatic cancer.

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