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Translational Epidemiology to Advance Early Cancer Detection - Dr. Hilary Robbins

Hilary Robbins, Scientist at IARC

Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch Special Seminar

March 31, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Hilary Robbins, Ph.D.
Scientist, International Agency for Research on Cancer


Dr. Robbins is an epidemiologist at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France. She earned Master’s degrees in international health and biostatistics and a Ph.D. in epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also completed a postbaccalaureate fellowship in the Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch of DCEG. Her current research is focused on risk-tailored approaches to early cancer detection, using tools such as risk prediction models and biomarkers. At IARC, Dr. Robbins co-leads cohort consortia focused on human papillomavirus-related cancers and lung cancer.


Eric Engels, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior investigator and Chief,
Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, NCI

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