Dr. Reiko Nishihara
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Currently, we are looking for students, post-docs, and fellows with a background in epidemiology, biostatistics, data science, and computational biology!
Our ongoing research projects include:
- Examination of driver gene mutations associated with lifestyle and diet before cancer diagnosis in colorectal carcinoma.
- Whole-exome sequencing of colorectal tumors.
- Cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening and biomarker testing
We utilize large prospective cohort studies including:
- Nurses’ Health Study
- Health Professionals Follow-up Study