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Center for Women’s Health Research

Center for Women's Health Research Administration Team

Veronica Mallett, MD, MMM

Director, Center for Women's Health Research & Professor
School of Medicine
Center for Women's Health Research

(615) 327-6612
vmallett@mmc.edu

Center for Women's Health Research Research Team

Amos Sakwe, PhD, MSCI

Associate Professor
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Center for Women's Health Research

(615) 327-6064
asakwe@mmc.edu

Evangeline Motley-Johnson, PhD, FAHA

Interim Dean & Professor
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Center for Women's Health Research

(615) 327-6527
emotley@mmc.edu

Veronica Mallett, MD, MMM

Director, Center for Women's Health Research & Professor
School of Medicine
Center for Women's Health Research

(615) 327-6612
vmallett@mmc.edu

Center for Women's Health Research Publications

A pooled case-only analysis of reproductive risk factors and breast cancer subtype among black women in the Southeastern United States.
Maureen Sanderson, Tuya Pal, Alicia Beeghly-Fadiel, Mary Kay Fadden, Steffie-Ann Dujon, Chrystina Clinton, Cecilia Jimenez, Jennifer Davis, Mieke Fortune, Jasmine Thompson, Kiera Benson, Nicholas Conley, Sonya Reid, Ann Tezak, Xiao-Ou Shu, Wei Zheng, William J Blot, Loren Lipworth

Small-Molecule Natural Product Physachenolide C Potentiates Immunotherapy Efficacy by Targeting BET Proteins.
Poonam Tewary, Alan D Brooks, Ya-Ming Xu, E M Kithsiri Wijeratne, Ashley L Babyak, Timothy C Back, Raj Chari, Christine N Evans, Curtis J Henrich, Thomas J Meyer, Elijah F Edmondson, Maria T Prudente de Aquino, Thanigaivelan Kanagasabai, Anil Shanker, A A Leslie Gunatilaka, Thomas J Sayers

Discovery and fine-mapping of height loci via high-density imputation of GWASs in individuals of African ancestry.
Mariaelisa Graff, Anne E Justice, Kristin L Young, Eirini Marouli, Xinruo Zhang, Rebecca S Fine, Elise Lim, Victoria Buchanan, Kristin Rand, Mary F Feitosa, Mary K Wojczynski, Lisa R Yanek, Yaming Shao, Rebecca Rohde, Adebowale A Adeyemo, Melinda C Aldrich, Matthew A Allison, Christine B Ambrosone, Stefan Ambs, Christopher Amos, Donna K Arnett, Larry Atwood, Elisa V Bandera, Traci Bartz, Diane M Becker, Sonja I Berndt, Leslie Bernstein, Lawrence F Bielak, William J Blot, Erwin P Bottinger, Donald W Bowden, Jonathan P Bradfield, Jennifer A Brody, Ulrich Broeckel, Gregory Burke, Brian E Cade, Qiuyin Cai, Neil Caporaso, Chris Carlson, John Carpten, Graham Casey, Stephen J Chanock, Guanjie Chen, Minhui Chen, Yii-Der I Chen, Wei-Min Chen, Alessandra Chesi, Charleston W K Chiang, Lisa Chu, Gerry A Coetzee, David V Conti, Richard S Cooper, Mary Cushman, Ellen Demerath, Sandra L Deming, Latchezar Dimitrov, Jingzhong Ding, W Ryan Diver, Qing Duan, Michele K Evans, Adeyinka G Falusi, Jessica D Faul, Myriam Fornage, Caroline Fox, Barry I Freedman, Melissa Garcia, Elizabeth M Gillanders, Phyllis Goodman, Omri Gottesman, Struan F A Grant, Xiuqing Guo, Hakon Hakonarson, Talin Haritunians, Tamara B Harris, Curtis C Harris, Brian E Henderson, Anselm Hennis, Dena G Hernandez, Joel N Hirschhorn, Lorna Haughton McNeill, Timothy D Howard, Barbara Howard, Ann W Hsing, Yu-Han H Hsu, Jennifer J Hu, Chad D Huff, Dezheng Huo, Sue A Ingles, Marguerite R Irvin, Esther M John, Karen C Johnson, Joanne M Jordan, Edmond K Kabagambe, Sun J Kang, Sharon L Kardia, Brendan J Keating, Rick A Kittles, Eric A Klein, Suzanne Kolb, Laurence N Kolonel, Charles Kooperberg, Lewis Kuller, Abdullah Kutlar, Leslie Lange, Carl D Langefeld, Loic Le Marchand, Hampton Leonard, Guillaume Lettre, Albert M Levin, Yun Li, Jin Li, Yongmei Liu, Youfang Liu, Simin Liu, Kurt Lohman, Vaneet Lotay, Yingchang Lu, William Maixner, JoAnn E Manson, Barbara McKnight, Yan Meng, Keri L Monda, Kris Monroe, Jason H Moore, Thomas H Mosley, Poorva Mudgal, Adam B Murphy, Rajiv Nadukuru, Mike A Nalls, Katherine L Nathanson, Uma Nayak, Amidou N'Diaye, Barbara Nemesure, Christine Neslund-Dudas, Marian L Neuhouser, Sarah Nyante, Heather Ochs-Balcom, Temidayo O Ogundiran, Adesola Ogunniyi, Oladosu Ojengbede, Hayrettin Okut, Olufunmilayo I Olopade, Andrew Olshan, Badri Padhukasahasram, Julie Palmer, Cameron D Palmer, Nicholette D Palmer, George Papanicolaou, Sanjay R Patel, Curtis A Pettaway, Patricia A Peyser, Michael F Press, D C Rao, Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik, Susan Redline, Alex P Reiner, Suhn K Rhie, Jorge L Rodriguez-Gil, Charles N Rotimi, Jerome I Rotter, Edward A Ruiz-Narvaez, Benjamin A Rybicki, Babatunde Salako, Michele M Sale, Maureen Sanderson, Eric Schadt, Pamela J Schreiner, Claudia Schurmann, Ann G Schwartz, Daniel A Shriner, Lisa B Signorello, Andrew B Singleton, David S Siscovick, Jennifer A Smith, Shad Smith, Elizabeth Speliotes, Margaret Spitz, Janet L Stanford, Victoria L Stevens, Alex Stram, Sara S Strom, Lara Sucheston, Yan V Sun, Salman M Tajuddin, Herman Taylor, Kira Taylor, Bamidele O Tayo, Michael J Thun, Margaret A Tucker, Dhananjay Vaidya, David J Van Den Berg, Sailaja Vedantam, Mara Vitolins, Zhaoming Wang, Erin B Ware, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, David R Weir, John K Wiencke, Scott M Williams, L Keoki Williams, James G Wilson, John S Witte, Margaret Wrensch, Xifeng Wu, Jie Yao, Neil Zakai, Krista Zanetti, Babette S Zemel, Wei Zhao, Jing Hua Zhao, Wei Zheng, Degui Zhi, Jie Zhou, Xiaofeng Zhu, Regina G Ziegler, Joe Zmuda, Alan B Zonderman, Bruce M Psaty, Ingrid B Borecki, L Adrienne Cupples, Ching-Ti Liu, Christopher A Haiman, Ruth Loos, Maggie C Y Ng, Kari E North

Polygenic hazard score is associated with prostate cancer in multi-ethnic populations.
Minh-Phuong Huynh-Le, Chun Chieh Fan, Roshan Karunamuni, Wesley K Thompson, Maria Elena Martinez, Rosalind A Eeles, Zsofia Kote-Jarai, Kenneth Muir, Johanna Schleutker, Nora Pashayan, Jyotsna Batra, Henrik Grönberg, David E Neal, Jenny L Donovan, Freddie C Hamdy, Richard M Martin, Sune F Nielsen, Børge G Nordestgaard, Fredrik Wiklund, Catherine M Tangen, Graham G Giles, Alicja Wolk, Demetrius Albanes, Ruth C Travis, William J Blot, Wei Zheng, Maureen Sanderson, Janet L Stanford, Lorelei A Mucci, Catharine M L West, Adam S Kibel, Olivier Cussenot, Sonja I Berndt, Stella Koutros, Karina Dalsgaard Sørensen, Cezary Cybulski, Eli Marie Grindedal, Florence Menegaux, Kay-Tee Khaw, Jong Y Park, Sue A Ingles, Christiane Maier, Robert J Hamilton, Stephen N Thibodeau, Barry S Rosenstein, Yong-Jie Lu, Stephen Watya, Ana Vega, Manolis Kogevinas, Kathryn L Penney, Chad Huff, Manuel R Teixeira, Luc Multigner, Robin J Leach, Lisa Cannon-Albright, Hermann Brenner, Esther M John, Radka Kaneva, Christopher J Logothetis, Susan L Neuhausen, Kim De Ruyck, Hardev Pandha, Azad Razack, Lisa F Newcomb, Jay H Fowke, Marija Gamulin, Nawaid Usmani, Frank Claessens, Manuela Gago-Dominguez, Paul A Townsend, William S Bush, Monique J Roobol, Marie-Élise Parent, Jennifer J Hu, Ian G Mills, Ole A Andreassen, Anders M Dale, Tyler M Seibert

Publisher Correction: Trans-ancestry genome-wide association meta-analysis of prostate cancer identifies new susceptibility loci and informs genetic risk prediction.
David V Conti, Burcu F Darst, Lilit C Moss, Edward J Saunders, Xin Sheng, Alisha Chou, Fredrick R Schumacher, Ali Amin Al Olama, Sara Benlloch, Tokhir Dadaev, Mark N Brook, Ali Sahimi, Thomas J Hoffmann, Atushi Takahashi, Koichi Matsuda, Yukihide Momozawa, Masashi Fujita, Kenneth Muir, Artitaya Lophatananon, Peggy Wan, Loic Le Marchand, Lynne R Wilkens, Victoria L Stevens, Susan M Gapstur, Brian D Carter, Johanna Schleutker, Teuvo L J Tammela, Csilla Sipeky, Anssi Auvinen, Graham G Giles, Melissa C Southey, Robert J MacInnis, Cezary Cybulski, Dominika Wokołorczyk, Jan Lubiński, David E Neal, Jenny L Donovan, Freddie C Hamdy, Richard M Martin, Børge G Nordestgaard, Sune F Nielsen, Maren Weischer, Stig E Bojesen, Martin Andreas Røder, Peter Iversen, Jyotsna Batra, Suzanne Chambers, Leire Moya, Lisa Horvath, Judith A Clements, Wayne Tilley, Gail P Risbridger, Henrik Gronberg, Markus Aly, Robert Szulkin, Martin Eklund, Tobias Nordström, Nora Pashayan, Alison M Dunning, Maya Ghoussaini, Ruth C Travis, Tim J Key, Elio Riboli, Jong Y Park, Thomas A Sellers, Hui-Yi Lin, Demetrius Albanes, Stephanie J Weinstein, Lorelei A Mucci, Edward Giovannucci, Sara Lindstrom, Peter Kraft, David J Hunter, Kathryn L Penney, Constance Turman, Catherine M Tangen, Phyllis J Goodman, Ian M Thompson, Robert J Hamilton, Neil E Fleshner, Antonio Finelli, Marie-Élise Parent, Janet L Stanford, Elaine A Ostrander, Milan S Geybels, Stella Koutros, Laura E Beane Freeman, Meir Stampfer, Alicja Wolk, Niclas Håkansson, Gerald L Andriole, Robert N Hoover, Mitchell J Machiela, Karina Dalsgaard Sørensen, Michael Borre, William J Blot, Wei Zheng, Edward D Yeboah, James E Mensah, Yong-Jie Lu, Hong-Wei Zhang, Ninghan Feng, Xueying Mao, Yudong Wu, Shan-Chao Zhao, Zan Sun, Stephen N Thibodeau, Shannon K McDonnell, Daniel J Schaid, Catharine M L West, Neil Burnet, Gill Barnett, Christiane Maier, Thomas Schnoeller, Manuel Luedeke, Adam S Kibel, Bettina F Drake, Olivier Cussenot, Géraldine Cancel-Tassin, Florence Menegaux, Thérèse Truong, Yves Akoli Koudou, Esther M John, Eli Marie Grindedal, Lovise Maehle, Kay-Tee Khaw, Sue A Ingles, Mariana C Stern, Ana Vega, Antonio Gómez-Caamaño, Laura Fachal, Barry S Rosenstein, Sarah L Kerns, Harry Ostrer, Manuel R Teixeira, Paula Paulo, Andreia Brandão, Stephen Watya, Alexander Lubwama, Jeannette T Bensen, Elizabeth T H Fontham, James Mohler, Jack A Taylor, Manolis Kogevinas, Javier Llorca, Gemma Castaño-Vinyals, Lisa Cannon-Albright, Craig C Teerlink, Chad D Huff, Sara S Strom, Luc Multigner, Pascal Blanchet, Laurent Brureau, Radka Kaneva, Chavdar Slavov, Vanio Mitev, Robin J Leach, Brandi Weaver, Hermann Brenner, Katarina Cuk, Bernd Holleczek, Kai-Uwe Saum, Eric A Klein, Ann W Hsing, Rick A Kittles, Adam B Murphy, Christopher J Logothetis, Jeri Kim, Susan L Neuhausen, Linda Steele, Yuan Chun Ding, William B Isaacs, Barbara Nemesure, Anselm J M Hennis, John Carpten, Hardev Pandha, Agnieszka Michael, Kim De Ruyck, Gert De Meerleer, Piet Ost, Jianfeng Xu, Azad Razack, Jasmine Lim, Soo-Hwang Teo, Lisa F Newcomb, Daniel W Lin, Jay H Fowke, Christine Neslund-Dudas, Benjamin A Rybicki, Marija Gamulin, Davor Lessel, Tomislav Kulis, Nawaid Usmani, Sandeep Singhal, Matthew Parliament, Frank Claessens, Steven Joniau, Thomas Van den Broeck, Manuela Gago-Dominguez, Jose Esteban Castelao, Maria Elena Martinez, Samantha Larkin, Paul A Townsend, Claire Aukim-Hastie, William S Bush, Melinda C Aldrich, Dana C Crawford, Shiv Srivastava, Jennifer C Cullen, Gyorgy Petrovics, Graham Casey, Monique J Roobol, Guido Jenster, Ron H N van Schaik, Jennifer J Hu, Maureen Sanderson, Rohit Varma, Roberta McKean-Cowdin, Mina Torres, Nicholas Mancuso, Sonja I Berndt, Stephen K Van Den Eeden, Douglas F Easton, Stephen J Chanock, Michael B Cook, Fredrik Wiklund, Hidewaki Nakagawa, John S Witte, Rosalind A Eeles, Zsofia Kote-Jarai, Christopher A Haiman

Establishing a Cohort and a Biorepository to Identify Biomarkers for Early Detection of Lung Cancer: The Nashville Lung Cancer Screening Cohort.
Dhairya A Lakhani, Sheau-Chiann Chen, Sanja Antic, Anel Muterspaugh, Christine Cook, Nancy Liu, Hina Shujat, Sophie Jouan, Brandon Winston, Kim Fields, Janelle Wenstrup, Sara L Block, Amy Hinton, Alexandra Miller, Sarah Atmajoana, John T Helton, Khushbu Patel, Aneri B Balar, Katrina Brewer, Subodh Nag, Rajbir Singh, Anthony Disher, Luis Huerta, Richard Fremont, Otis Rickman, Heidi Chen, Rosana Eisenberg, Kim L Sandler, Alexis Paulson, Ronald C Walker, Chirayu Shah, Gary T Smith, Bennett Landman, Stephen Deppen, Eric L Grogan, Melinda C Aldrich, Pierre P Massion