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

Staff Scientist

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

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

Organization:National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch
Address:NCI Shady Grove
Room 6E622


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.

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.