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    Laura Fejerman, PhD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address1450 3rd Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      University of California, San FranciscoCertificate in Clinical ResearchCTSI2012
      Oxford UniversityPhD in Biological AnthropologyBiological Anthropology2005
      Oxford UniversityMSc in Human BiologyBiological Anthropology1998
      Universidad de Buenos AiresLicentiate in Social AnthropologyAnthropology1997

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      1. Fejerman L, Stern MC, John EM, Torres-Mejía G, Hines LM, Wolff RK, Baumgartner KB, Giuliano AR, Ziv E, Pérez-Stable EJ, Slattery ML. Interaction between Common Breast Cancer Susceptibility Variants, Genetic Ancestry, and Nongenetic Risk Factors in Hispanic Women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Nov; 24(11):1731-8.
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      2. Ziv E, Dean E, Hu D, Martino A, Serie D, Curtin K, Campa D, Aftab B, Bracci P, Buda G, Zhao Y, Caswell-Jin J, Diasio R, Dumontet C, Dudzinski M, Fejerman L, Greenberg A, Huntsman S, Jamroziak K, Jurczyszyn A, Kumar S, Atanackovic D, Glenn M, Cannon-Albright LA, Jones B, Lee A, Marques H, Martin T, Martinez-Lopez J, Rajkumar V, Sainz J, Vangsted AJ, Watek M, Wolf J, Slager S, Camp NJ, Canzian F, Vachon C. Genome-wide association study identifies variants at 16p13 associated with survival in multiple myeloma patients. Nat Commun. 2015; 6:7539.
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      3. Fejerman L, Ahmadiyeh N, Hu D, Huntsman S, Beckman KB, Caswell JL, Tsung K, John EM, Torres-Mejia G, Carvajal-Carmona L, Echeverry MM, Tuazon AM, Ramirez C. Genome-wide association study of breast cancer in Latinas identifies novel protective variants on 6q25. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:5260.
        View in: PubMed PMC4204111
      4. Wang W, Ingles SA, Torres-Mejía G, Stern MC, Stanczyk FZ, Schwartz GG, Nelson DO, Fejerman L, Wolff RK, Slattery ML, John EM. Genetic variants and non-genetic factors predict circulating vitamin D levels in Hispanic and non-Hispanic White women: the Breast Cancer Health Disparities Study. Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet. 2014; 5(1):31-46.
        View in: PubMed PMC3939005
      5. Fejerman L, Hu D, Huntsman S, John EM, Stern MC, Haiman CA, Pérez-Stable EJ, Ziv E. Genetic ancestry and risk of mortality among U.S. Latinas with breast cancer. Cancer Res. 2013 Dec 15; 73(24):7243-53.
        View in: PubMed PMC3881587
      6. Murillo-Zamora E, Moreno-Macías H, Ziv E, Romieu I, Lazcano-Ponce E, Angeles-Llerenas A, Pérez-Rodríguez E, Vidal-Millán S, Fejerman L, Torres-Mejía G. Association between rs2981582 polymorphism in the FGFR2 gene and the risk of breast cancer in Mexican women. Arch Med Res. 2013 Aug; 44(6):459-66.
        View in: PubMed PMC4049087
      7. Pellatt AJ, Wolff RK, Torres-Mejia G, John EM, Herrick JS, Lundgreen A, Baumgartner KB, Giuliano AR, Hines LM, Fejerman L, Cawthon R, Slattery ML. Telomere length, telomere-related genes, and breast cancer risk: the breast cancer health disparities study. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2013 Jul; 52(7):595-609.
        View in: PubMed PMC3807250
      8. Fejerman L, Stern MC, Ziv E, John EM, Torres-Mejia G, Hines LM, Wolff R, Wang W, Baumgartner KB, Giuliano AR, Slattery ML. Genetic ancestry modifies the association between genetic risk variants and breast cancer risk among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women. Carcinogenesis. 2013 Aug; 34(8):1787-93.
        View in: PubMed PMC3731801
      9. Siddiq A, Couch FJ, Chen GK, Lindström S, Eccles D, Millikan RC, Michailidou K, Stram DO, Beckmann L, Rhie SK, Ambrosone CB, Aittomäki K, Amiano P, Apicella C. A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of breast cancer identifies two novel susceptibility loci at 6q14 and 20q11. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Dec 15; 21(24):5373-84.
        View in: PubMed PMC3510753
      10. Avena S, Via M, Ziv E, Pérez-Stable EJ, Gignoux CR, Dejean C, Huntsman S, Torres-Mejía G, Dutil J, Matta JL, Beckman K, Burchard EG, Parolin ML, Goicoechea A, Acreche N, Boquet M, Ríos Part Mdel C, Fernández V, Rey J, Stern MC, Carnese RF, Fejerman L. Heterogeneity in genetic admixture across different regions of Argentina. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e34695.
        View in: PubMed PMC3323559
      11. Fejerman L, Chen GK, Eng C, Huntsman S, Hu D, Williams A, Pasaniuc B, John EM, Via M, Gignoux C, Ingles S, Monroe KR, Kolonel LN, Torres-Mejía G, Pérez-Stable EJ, Burchard EG, Henderson BE, Haiman CA, Ziv E. Admixture mapping identifies a locus on 6q25 associated with breast cancer risk in US Latinas. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Apr 15; 21(8):1907-17.
        View in: PubMed PMC3313799
      12. Via M, Gignoux CR, Roth LA, Fejerman L, Galanter J, Choudhry S, Toro-Labrador G, Viera-Vera J, Oleksyk TK, Beckman K, Ziv E, Risch N, Burchard EG, Martínez-Cruzado JC. History shaped the geographic distribution of genomic admixture on the island of Puerto Rico. PLoS One. 2011; 6(1):e16513.
        View in: PubMed PMC3031579
      13. Fejerman L, Romieu I, John EM, Lazcano-Ponce E, Huntsman S, Beckman KB, Pérez-Stable EJ, González Burchard E, Ziv E, Torres-Mejía G. European ancestry is positively associated with breast cancer risk in Mexican women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Apr; 19(4):1074-82.
        View in: PubMed PMC2852491
      14. Fejerman L, Haiman CA, Reich D, Tandon A, Deo RC, John EM, Ingles SA, Ambrosone CB, Bovbjerg DH, Jandorf LH, Davis W, Ciupak G, Whittemore AS, Press MF, Ursin G, Bernstein L, Huntsman S, Henderson BE, Ziv E, Freedman ML. An admixture scan in 1,484 African American women with breast cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Nov; 18(11):3110-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC2783219
      15. Cheng CY, Kao WH, Patterson N, Tandon A, Haiman CA, Harris TB, Xing C, John EM, Ambrosone CB, Brancati FL, Coresh J, Press MF, Parekh RS, Klag MJ, Meoni LA, Hsueh WC, Fejerman L, Pawlikowska L, Freedman ML, Jandorf LH, Bandera EV, Ciupak GL, Nalls MA, Akylbekova EL, Orwoll ES, Leak TS, Miljkovic I, Li R, Ursin G, Bernstein L, Ardlie K, Taylor HA, Boerwinckle E, Zmuda JM, Henderson BE, Wilson JG, Reich D. Admixture mapping of 15,280 African Americans identifies obesity susceptibility loci on chromosomes 5 and X. PLoS Genet. 2009 May; 5(5):e1000490.
        View in: PubMed PMC2679192
      16. Fejerman L, John EM, Huntsman S, Beckman K, Choudhry S, Perez-Stable E, Burchard EG, Ziv E. Genetic ancestry and risk of breast cancer among U.S. Latinas. Cancer Res. 2008 Dec 1; 68(23):9723-8.
        View in: PubMed PMC2674787
      17. Fejerman L, Ziv E. Population differences in breast cancer severity. Pharmacogenomics. 2008 Mar; 9(3):323-33.
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      18. Fejerman L, Wu X, Adeyemo A, Luke A, Zhu X, Hicks C, Cooper RS. The effect of genetic variation in angiotensinogen on serum levels and blood pressure: a comparison of Nigerians and US blacks. J Hum Hypertens. 2006 Nov; 20(11):882-7.
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      19. Fejerman L, Carnese FR, Goicoechea AS, Avena SA, Dejean CB, Ward RH. African ancestry of the population of Buenos Aires. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2005 Sep; 128(1):164-70.
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      20. Zhu X, Fejerman L, Luke A, Adeyemo A, Cooper RS. Haplotypes produced from rare variants in the promoter and coding regions of angiotensinogen contribute to variation in angiotensinogen levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2005 Mar 1; 14(5):639-43.
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      21. Fejerman L, Bouzekri N, Wu X, Adeyemo A, Luke A, Zhu X, Ward R, Cooper RS. Association between evolutionary history of angiotensinogen haplotypes and plasma levels. Hum Genet. 2004 Sep; 115(4):310-8.
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