Kristine Robinson Monroe, PhD

TitleClinical Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Part-Time)
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
DepartmentPreventive Medicine
AddressNRT 1517J 1450 Biggy Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 442 7927
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    TitleData Management Coordinator: GWAS

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    Dr. Monroe studies the role of nutrients, genetics and gene/environment interactions in the causation of breast, prostate, endometrial, and colorectal cancer in multiethnic populations.

    In 1989, Dr. Monroe helped establish the Multiethnic Cohort Study (MEC) with Drs. Henderson, Kolonel, and Hankin. Over the past 21 years, she has been involved with all aspects of this project, including developing study questionnaires, collaborating with SEER cancer registries to update incident cancer cases, validating study questionnaires, initiating the linkage of the MEC with the California Hospital Discharge database, establishing the biospecimen collection from nearly 40,000 participants, and supervising the biological specimen storage and DNA tracking database files in Los Angeles. Dr. Monroe assists in the design of genetic epidemiologic studies of breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer and participates in analyses. She is currently a Co-Investigator with the CBCRP Special Research Initiative, California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC) representing MEC’s participation. This study will link detailed individual-level behavioral risk factor data with socioeconomic and built environment data from several California breast cancer studies. These data will be used to investigate the extent that racial/ethnic disparities in breast cancer survival can be explained by unequal access to basic health and societal resources.

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    1. Kang M, Park SY, Boushey CJ, Wilkens LR, Monroe K, Le Marchand L, Kolonel LN, Murphy SP, Paik HY. Portion Sizes from 24-Hour Dietary Recalls Differed by Sex among Those Who Selected the Same Portion Size Category on a Food Frequency Questionnaire. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2018 May 08. PMID: 29752189.
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    2. Rohrmann S, Shvetsov YB, Morimoto Y, Wilkens LR, Monroe K, Le Marchand L, Franke AA, Kolonel LN, Maskarinec G. Self-reported dietary flavonoid intake and serum markers of inflammation: the multiethnic cohort. Cancer Causes Control. 2018 Jun; 29(6):601-607. PMID: 29671182.
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    3. Van Dyke AL, Langhamer MS, Zhu B, Pfeiffer RM, Albanes D, Andreotti G, Beane Freeman LE, Chan AT, Freedman ND, Gapstur SM, Giles GG, Grodstein F, Liao LM, Luo J, Milne RL, Monroe K, Neuhouser ML, Poynter JN, Purdue MP, Robien K, Schairer C, Sinha R, Weinstein S, Zhang X, Petrick JL, McGlynn KA, Campbell PT, Koshiol J. Family History of Cancer and Risk of Biliary Tract Cancers: Results from the Biliary Tract Cancers Pooling Project. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2018 Mar; 27(3):348-351. PMID: 29339358.
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    4. Huang BZ, Le Marchand L, Haiman CA, Monroe K, Wilkens LR, Zhang ZF, Setiawan VW. Atopic allergic conditions and pancreatic cancer risk: Results from the Multiethnic Cohort Study. Int J Cancer. 2018 May 15; 142(10):2019-2027. PMID: 29314003.
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    5. Conroy SM, Shariff-Marco S, Yang J, Hertz A, Cockburn M, Shvetsov YB, Clarke CA, Abright CL, Haiman CA, Le Marchand L, Kolonel LN, Monroe K, Wilkens LR, Gomez SL, Cheng I. Characterizing the neighborhood obesogenic environment in the Multiethnic Cohort: a multi-level infrastructure for cancer health disparities research. Cancer Causes Control. 2018 Jan; 29(1):167-183. PMID: 29222610.
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    6. Citronberg JS, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Lim U, Monroe K, Hullar MAJ, White E, Newcomb PA, Lampe JW. Plasma lipopolysaccharide-binding protein and colorectal cancer risk: a nested case-control study in the Multiethnic Cohort. Cancer Causes Control. 2018 Jan; 29(1):115-123. PMID: 29189972.
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    7. Maskarinec G, Lim U, Jacobs S, Monroe K, Ernst T, Buchthal SD, Shepherd JA, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Boushey CJ. Erratum: Diet Quality Predicts Visceral Adiposity and Liver Fatness: The Multiethnic Cohort Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Jan; 26(1):239. PMID: 29265777.
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    8. Canchola AJ, Shariff-Marco S, Yang J, Albright C, Hertz A, Park SY, Shvetsov YB, Monroe K, Le Marchand L, Gomez SL, Wilkens LR, Cheng I. Association between the neighborhood obesogenic environment and colorectal cancer risk in the Multiethnic Cohort. Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 10; 50(Pt A):99-106. PMID: 28850934.
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    9. Maskarinec G, Lim U, Jacobs S, Monroe K, Ernst T, Buchthal SD, Shepherd JA, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Boushey CJ. Diet Quality in Midadulthood Predicts Visceral Adiposity and Liver Fatness in Older Ages: The Multiethnic Cohort Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Aug; 25(8):1442-1450. PMID: 28745024.
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    10. Jacobs S, Boushey CJ, Franke AA, Shvetsov YB, Monroe K, Haiman CA, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Maskarinec G. A priori-defined diet quality indices, biomarkers and risk for type 2 diabetes in five ethnic groups: the Multiethnic Cohort. Br J Nutr. 2017 Aug; 118(4):312-320. PMID: 28875870.
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    11. Setiawan VW, Monroe K, Pandol SJ. Reply. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul; 15(7):1139. PMID: 28377072.
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    12. Conroy SM, Clarke CA, Yang J, Shariff-Marco S, Shvetsov YB, Park SY, Albright CL, Hertz A, Monroe K, Kolonel LN, Marchand LL, Wilkens LR, Gomez SL, Cheng I. Contextual Impact of Neighborhood Obesogenic Factors on Postmenopausal Breast Cancer: The Multiethnic Cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 04; 26(4):480-489. PMID: 28143808.
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    13. Setiawan VW, Monroe K, Lugea A, Yadav D, Pandol S. Uniting Epidemiology and Experimental Disease Models for Alcohol-Related Pancreatic Disease. Alcohol Res. 2017; 38(2):173-182. PMID: 28988572.
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    14. Setiawan VW, Wei PC, Hernandez BY, Lu SC, Monroe K, Marchand LL, Yuan JM. Reply to High hepatocellular carcinoma risk among US-born Hispanics. Cancer. 2017 01 01; 123(2):358-359. PMID: 27741358.
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    15. Park SY, Wilkens LR, Kolonel LN, Monroe K, Haiman CA, Marchand LL. Exploring Differences in the Aspirin-Colorectal Cancer Association by Sex and Race/Ethnicity: The Multiethnic Cohort Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 02; 26(2):162-169. PMID: 27765797.
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    16. Setiawan VW, Pandol SJ, Porcel J, Wei PC, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Pike MC, Monroe K. Dietary Factors Reduce Risk of Acute Pancreatitis in a Large Multiethnic Cohort. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 02; 15(2):257-265.e3. PMID: 27609706.
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    17. Jacobs S, Harmon BE, Ollberding NJ, Wilkens LR, Monroe K, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Boushey CJ, Maskarinec G. Among 4 Diet Quality Indexes, Only the Alternate Mediterranean Diet Score Is Associated with Better Colorectal Cancer Survival and Only in African American Women in the Multiethnic Cohort. J Nutr. 2016 09; 146(9):1746-55. PMID: 27511927; PMCID: PMC4997287 [Available on 09/01/17].
    18. Setiawan VW, Pandol SJ, Porcel J, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Pike MC, Monroe K. Prospective Study of Alcohol Drinking, Smoking, and Pancreatitis: The Multiethnic Cohort. Pancreas. 2016 07; 45(6):819-25. PMID: 27171516; PMCID: PMC4905778 [Available on 07/01/17].
    19. Sposto R, Keegan TH, Vigen C, Kwan ML, Bernstein L, John EM, Cheng I, Yang J, Koo J, Kurian AW, Caan BJ, Lu Y, Monroe K, Shariff-Marco S, Gomez SL, Wu AH. The Effect of Patient and Contextual Characteristics on Racial/Ethnic Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 07; 25(7):1064-72. PMID: 27197297.
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    20. Fu BC, Randolph TW, Lim U, Monroe K, Cheng I, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Hullar MA, Lampe JW. Characterization of the gut microbiome in epidemiologic studies: the multiethnic cohort experience. Ann Epidemiol. 2016 May; 26(5):373-9. PMID: 27039047; PMCID: PMC4892953 [Available on 05/01/17].
    21. Setiawan VW, Wei PC, Hernandez BY, Lu SC, Monroe K, Le Marchand L, Yuan JM. Disparity in liver cancer incidence and chronic liver disease mortality by nativity in Hispanics: The Multiethnic Cohort. Cancer. 2016 05 01; 122(9):1444-52. PMID: 26916271; PMCID: PMC4840042 [Available on 05/01/17].
    22. Vigen C, Kwan ML, John EM, Gomez SL, Keegan TH, Lu Y, Shariff-Marco S, Monroe K, Kurian AW, Cheng I, Caan BJ, Lee VS, Roh JM, Bernstein L, Sposto R, Wu AH. Validation of self-reported comorbidity status of breast cancer patients with medical records: the California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC). Cancer Causes Control. 2016 Mar; 27(3):391-401. PMID: 26797455.
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    23. Shariff-Marco S, Yang J, John EM, Kurian AW, Cheng I, Leung R, Koo J, Monroe K, Henderson BE, Bernstein L, Lu Y, Kwan ML, Sposto R, Vigen CL, Wu AH, Keegan TH, Gomez SL. Intersection of Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status in Mortality After Breast Cancer. J Community Health. 2015 Dec; 40(6):1287-99. PMID: 26072260.
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    24. Chen F, He J, Zhang J, Chen GK, Thomas V, Ambrosone CB, Bandera EV, Berndt SI, Bernstein L, Blot WJ, Cai Q, Carpten J, Casey G, Chanock SJ, Cheng I, Chu L, Deming SL, Driver WR, Goodman P, Hayes RB, Hennis AJ, Hsing AW, Hu JJ, Ingles SA, John EM, Kittles RA, Kolb S, Leske MC, Millikan RC, Monroe K, Murphy A, Nemesure B, Neslund-Dudas C, Nyante S, Ostrander EA, Press MF, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Rybicki BA, Schumacher F, Stanford JL, Signorello LB, Strom SS, Stevens V, Van Den Berg D, Wang Z, Witte JS, Wu SY, Yamamura Y, Zheng W, Ziegler RG, Stram AH, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Henderson BE, Haiman CA, Stram DO. Methodological Considerations in Estimation of Phenotype Heritability Using Genome-Wide SNP Data, Illustrated by an Analysis of the Heritability of Height in a Large Sample of African Ancestry Adults. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0131106. PMID: 26125186; PMCID: PMC4488332.
    25. Cheng I, Shariff-Marco S, Koo J, Monroe K, Yang J, John EM, Kurian AW, Kwan ML, Henderson BE, Bernstein L, Lu Y, Sposto R, Vigen C, Wu AH, Gomez SL, Keegan TH. Contribution of the neighborhood environment and obesity to breast cancer survival: the California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Aug; 24(8):1282-90. PMID: 26063477; PMCID: PMC4687960.
    26. Lu Y, John EM, Sullivan-Halley J, Vigen C, Gomez SL, Kwan ML, Caan BJ, Lee VS, Roh JM, Shariff-Marco S, Keegan TH, Kurian AW, Monroe K, Cheng I, Sposto R, Wu AH, Bernstein L. History of Recreational Physical Activity and Survival After Breast Cancer: The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium. Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Jun 15; 181(12):944-55. PMID: 25925388.
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    27. Setiawan VW, Virnig BA, Porcel J, Henderson BE, Le Marchand L, Wilkens LR, Monroe K. Linking data from the Multiethnic Cohort Study to Medicare data: linkage results and application to chronic disease research. Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Jun 01; 181(11):917-9. PMID: 25841869; PMCID: PMC4445395.
    28. Cohen SS, Park Y, Signorello LB, Patel AV, Boggs DA, Kolonel LN, Kitahara CM, Knutsen SF, Gillanders E, Monroe K, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Bethea TN, Black A, Fraser G, Gapstur S, Hartge P, Matthews CE, Park SY, Purdue MP, Singh P, Harvey C, Blot WJ, Palmer JR. A pooled analysis of body mass index and mortality among African Americans. PLoS One. 2014; 9(11):e111980. PMID: 25401742; PMCID: PMC4234271.
    29. Kwan ML, John EM, Caan BJ, Lee VS, Bernstein L, Cheng I, Gomez SL, Henderson BE, Keegan TH, Kurian AW, Lu Y, Monroe K, Roh JM, Shariff-Marco S, Sposto R, Vigen C, Wu AH. Obesity and mortality after breast cancer by race/ethnicity: The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jan 01; 179(1):95-111. PMID: 24107615.
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    30. Fesinmeyer MD, Meigs JB, North KE, Schumacher FR, Bužková P, Franceschini N, Haessler J, Goodloe R, Spencer KL, Voruganti VS, Howard BV, Jackson R, Kolonel LN, Liu S, Manson JE, Monroe K, Mukamal K, Dilks HH, Pendergrass SA, Nato A, Wan P, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Ambite JL, Buyske S, Florez JC, Crawford DC, Hindorff LA, Haiman CA, Peters U, Pankow JS. Genetic variants associated with fasting glucose and insulin concentrations in an ethnically diverse population: results from the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) study. BMC Med Genet. 2013 Sep 25; 14:98. PMID: 24063630; PMCID: PMC3849560.
    31. Cheng I, Kocarnik JM, Dumitrescu L, Lindor NM, Chang-Claude J, Avery CL, Caberto CP, Love SA, Slattery ML, Chan AT, Baron JA, Hindorff LA, Park SL, Schumacher FR, Hoffmeister M, Kraft P, Butler AM, Duggan DJ, Hou L, Carlson CS, Monroe K, Lin Y, Carty CL, Mann S, Ma J, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS, Newcomb PA, Jenkins MA, Hopper JL, Haile RW, Conti DV, Campbell PT, Potter JD, Caan BJ, Schoen RE, Hayes RB, Chanock SJ, Berndt SI, Küry S, Bézieau S, Ambite JL, Kumaraguruparan G, Richardson DM, Goodloe RJ, Dilks HH, Baker P, Zanke BW, Lemire M, Gallinger S, Hsu L, Jiao S, Harrison TA, Seminara D, Haiman CA, Kooperberg C, Wilkens LR, Hutter CM, White E, Crawford DC, Heiss G, Hudson TJ, Brenner H, Bush WS, Casey G, Le Marchand L, Peters U. Pleiotropic effects of genetic risk variants for other cancers on colorectal cancer risk: PAGE, GECCO and CCFR consortia. Gut. 2014 May; 63(5):800-7. PMID: 23935004; PMCID: PMC3918490.
    32. Kim Y, Wilkens LR, Park SY, Goodman MT, Monroe K, Kolonel LN. Association between various sedentary behaviours and all-cause, cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality: the Multiethnic Cohort Study. Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Aug; 42(4):1040-56. PMID: 24062293; PMCID: PMC3781003.
    33. Wu AH, Gomez SL, Vigen C, Kwan ML, Keegan TH, Lu Y, Shariff-Marco S, Monroe K, Kurian AW, Cheng I, Caan BJ, Lee VS, Roh JM, Sullivan-Halley J, Henderson BE, Bernstein L, John EM, Sposto R. The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC): prognostic factors associated with racial/ethnic differences in breast cancer survival. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Oct; 24(10):1821-36. PMID: 23864487; PMCID: PMC4046898.
    34. Park SL, Cheng I, Pendergrass SA, Kucharska-Newton AM, Lim U, Ambite JL, Caberto CP, Monroe K, Schumacher F, Hindorff LA, Oetjens MT, Wilson S, Goodloe RJ, Love SA, Henderson BE, Kolonel LN, Haiman CA, Crawford DC, North KE, Heiss G, Ritchie MD, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L. Association of the FTO obesity risk variant rs8050136 with percentage of energy intake from fat in multiple racial/ethnic populations: the PAGE study. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Sep 01; 178(5):780-90. PMID: 23820787; PMCID: PMC3755639.
    35. Monda KL, Chen GK, Taylor KC, Palmer C, Edwards TL, Lange LA, Ng MC, Adeyemo AA, Allison MA, Bielak LF, Chen G, Graff M, Irvin MR, Rhie SK, Li G, Liu Y, Liu Y, Lu Y, Nalls MA, Sun YV, Wojczynski MK, Yanek LR, Aldrich MC, Ademola A, Amos CI, Bandera EV, Bock CH, Britton A, Broeckel U, Cai Q, Caporaso NE, Carlson CS, Carpten J, Casey G, Chen WM, Chen F, Chen YD, Chiang CW, Coetzee GA, Demerath E, Deming-Halverson SL, Driver RW, Dubbert P, Feitosa MF, Feng Y, Freedman BI, Gillanders EM, Gottesman O, Guo X, Haritunians T, Harris T, Harris CC, Hennis AJ, Hernandez DG, McNeill LH, Howard TD, Howard BV, Howard VJ, Johnson KC, Kang SJ, Keating BJ, Kolb S, Kuller LH, Kutlar A, Langefeld CD, Lettre G, Lohman K, Lotay V, Lyon H, Manson JE, Maixner W, Meng YA, Monroe K, Morhason-Bello I, Murphy AB, Mychaleckyj JC, Nadukuru R, Nathanson KL, Nayak U, N'diaye A, Nemesure B, Wu SY, Leske MC, Neslund-Dudas C, Neuhouser M, Nyante S, Ochs-Balcom H, Ogunniyi A, Ogundiran TO, Ojengbede O, Olopade OI, Palmer JR, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Palmer ND, Press MF, Rampersaud E, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Salako B, Schadt EE, Schwartz AG, Shriner DA, Siscovick D, Smith SB, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Speliotes EK, Spitz MR, Sucheston L, Taylor H, Tayo BO, Tucker MA, Van Den Berg DJ, Edwards DR, Wang Z, Wiencke JK, Winkler TW, Witte JS, Wrensch M, Wu X, Yang JJ, Levin AM, Young TR, Zakai NA, Cushman M, Zanetti KA, Zhao JH, Zhao W, Zheng Y, Zhou J, Ziegler RG, Zmuda JM, Fernandes JK, Gilkeson GS, Kamen DL, Hunt KJ, Spruill IJ, Ambrosone CB, Ambs S, Arnett DK, Atwood L, Becker DM, Berndt SI, Bernstein L, Blot WJ, Borecki IB, Bottinger EP, Bowden DW, Burke G, Chanock SJ, Cooper RS, Ding J, Duggan D, Evans MK, Fox C, Garvey WT, Bradfield JP, Hakonarson H, Grant SF, Hsing A, Chu L, Hu JJ, Huo D, Ingles SA, John EM, Jordan JM, Kabagambe EK, Kardia SL, Kittles RA, Goodman PJ, Klein EA, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Liu S, McKnight B, Millikan RC, Mosley TH, Padhukasahasram B, Williams LK, Patel SR, Peters U, Pettaway CA, Peyser PA, Psaty BM, Redline S, Rotimi CN, Rybicki BA, Sale MM, Schreiner PJ, Signorello LB, Singleton AB, Stanford JL, Strom SS, Thun MJ, Vitolins M, Zheng W, Moore JH, Williams SM, Ketkar S, Zhu X, Zonderman AB. A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestry. Nat Genet. 2013 Jun; 45(6):690-6. PMID: 23583978.
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    36. Fesinmeyer MD, North KE, Ritchie MD, Lim U, Franceschini N, Wilkens LR, Gross MD, Bužková P, Glenn K, Quibrera PM, Fernández-Rhodes L, Li Q, Fowke JH, Li R, Carlson CS, Prentice RL, Kuller LH, Manson JE, Matise TC, Cole SA, Chen CT, Howard BV, Kolonel LN, Henderson BE, Monroe K, Crawford DC, Hindorff LA, Buyske S, Haiman CA, Le Marchand L, Peters U. Genetic risk factors for BMI and obesity in an ethnically diverse population: results from the population architecture using genomics and epidemiology (PAGE) study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Apr; 21(4):835-46. PMID: 23712987; PMCID: PMC3482415.
    37. Pendergrass SA, Brown-Gentry K, Dudek S, Frase A, Torstenson ES, Goodloe R, Ambite JL, Avery CL, Buyske S, Bužková P, Deelman E, Fesinmeyer MD, Haiman CA, Heiss G, Hindorff LA, Hsu CN, Jackson RD, Kooperberg C, Le Marchand L, Lin Y, Matise TC, Monroe K, Moreland L, Park SL, Reiner A, Wallace R, Wilkens LR, Crawford DC, Ritchie MD. Phenome-wide association study (PheWAS) for detection of pleiotropy within the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Network. PLoS Genet. 2013; 9(1):e1003087. PMID: 23382687; PMCID: PMC3561060.
    38. Fesinmeyer MD, North KE, Lim U, Bužková P, Crawford DC, Haessler J, Gross MD, Fowke JH, Goodloe R, Love SA, Graff M, Carlson CS, Kuller LH, Matise TC, Hong CP, Henderson BE, Allen M, Rohde RR, Mayo P, Schnetz-Boutaud N, Monroe K, Ritchie MD, Prentice RL, Kolonel LN, Manson JE, Pankow J, Hindorff LA, Franceschini N, Wilkens LR, Haiman CA, Le Marchand L, Peters U. Effects of smoking on the genetic risk of obesity: the population architecture using genomics and epidemiology study. BMC Med Genet. 2013 Jan 11; 14:6. PMID: 23311614; PMCID: PMC3564691.
    39. Graff M, Gordon-Larsen P, Lim U, Fowke JH, Love SA, Fesinmeyer M, Wilkens LR, Vertilus S, Ritchie MD, Prentice RL, Pankow J, Monroe K, Manson JE, Le Marchand L, Kuller LH, Kolonel LN, Hong CP, Henderson BE, Haessler J, Gross MD, Goodloe R, Franceschini N, Carlson CS, Buyske S, Bužková P, Hindorff LA, Matise TC, Crawford DC, Haiman CA, Peters U, North KE. The influence of obesity-related single nucleotide polymorphisms on BMI across the life course: the PAGE study. Diabetes. 2013 May; 62(5):1763-7. PMID: 23300277; PMCID: PMC3636619.
    40. Monroe K, Stanczyk FZ, Besinque KH, Pike MC. The effect of grapefruit intake on endogenous serum estrogen levels in postmenopausal women. Nutr Cancer. 2013; 65(5):644-52. PMID: 23859031.
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    41. 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. PMID: 22976474; PMCID: PMC3510753.
    42. Cheng I, Chen GK, Nakagawa H, He J, Wan P, Laurie CC, Shen J, Sheng X, Pooler LC, Crenshaw AT, Mirel DB, Takahashi A, Kubo M, Nakamura Y, Al Olama AA, Benlloch S, Donovan JL, Guy M, Hamdy FC, Kote-Jarai Z, Neal DE, Wilkens LR, Monroe K, Stram DO, Muir K, Eeles RA, Easton DF, Kolonel LN, Henderson BE, Le Marchand L, Haiman CA. Evaluating genetic risk for prostate cancer among Japanese and Latinos. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Nov; 21(11):2048-58. PMID: 22923026; PMCID: PMC3494732.
    43. Albright CL, Schembre SM, Steffen AD, Wilkens LR, Monroe K, Yonemori KM, Murphy SP. Differences by race/ethnicity in older adults' beliefs about the relative importance of dietary supplements vs prescription medications: results from the SURE Study. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 Aug; 112(8):1223-9. PMID: 22818730; PMCID: PMC3415472.
    44. Park SY, Wilkens LR, Murphy SP, Monroe K, Henderson BE, Kolonel LN. Body mass index and mortality in an ethnically diverse population: the Multiethnic Cohort Study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2012 Jul; 27(7):489-97. PMID: 22644110; PMCID: PMC4494097.
    45. Laurie CC, Laurie CA, Rice K, Doheny KF, Zelnick LR, McHugh CP, Ling H, Hetrick KN, Pugh EW, Amos C, Wei Q, Wang LE, Lee JE, Barnes KC, Hansel NN, Mathias R, Daley D, Beaty TH, Scott AF, Ruczinski I, Scharpf RB, Bierut LJ, Hartz SM, Landi MT, Freedman ND, Goldin LR, Ginsburg D, Li J, Desch KC, Strom SS, Blot WJ, Signorello LB, Ingles SA, Chanock SJ, Berndt SI, Le Marchand L, Henderson BE, Monroe K, Heit JA, de Andrade M, Armasu SM, Regnier C, Lowe WL, Hayes MG, Marazita ML, Feingold E, Murray JC, Melbye M, Feenstra B, Kang JH, Wiggs JL, Jarvik GP, McDavid AN, Seshan VE, Mirel DB, Crenshaw A, Sharopova N, Wise A, Shen J, Crosslin DR, Levine DM, Zheng X, Udren JI, Bennett S, Nelson SC, Gogarten SM, Conomos MP, Heagerty P, Manolio T, Pasquale LR, Haiman CA, Caporaso N, Weir BS. Detectable clonal mosaicism from birth to old age and its relationship to cancer. Nat Genet. 2012 May 06; 44(6):642-50. PMID: 22561516; PMCID: PMC3366033.
    46. Lim U, Wilkens LR, Monroe K, Caberto C, Tiirikainen M, Cheng I, Park SL, Stram DO, Henderson BE, Kolonel LN, Haiman CA, Le Marchand L. Susceptibility variants for obesity and colorectal cancer risk: the multiethnic cohort and PAGE studies. Int J Cancer. 2012 Sep 15; 131(6):E1038-43. PMID: 22511254; PMCID: PMC3402643.
    47. Haiman CA, Fesinmeyer MD, Spencer KL, Buzková P, Voruganti VS, Wan P, Haessler J, Franceschini N, Monroe K, Howard BV, Jackson RD, Florez JC, Kolonel LN, Buyske S, Goodloe RJ, Liu S, Manson JE, Meigs JB, Waters K, Mukamal KJ, Pendergrass SA, Shrader P, Wilkens LR, Hindorff LA, Ambite JL, North KE, Peters U, Crawford DC, Le Marchand L, Pankow JS. Consistent directions of effect for established type 2 diabetes risk variants across populations: the population architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Consortium. Diabetes. 2012 Jun; 61(6):1642-7. PMID: 22474029; PMCID: PMC3357304.
    48. Haile RW, John EM, Levine AJ, Cortessis VK, Unger JB, Gonzales M, Ziv E, Thompson P, Spruijt-Metz D, Tucker KL, Bernstein JL, Rohan TE, Ho GY, Bondy ML, Martinez ME, Cook L, Stern MC, Correa MC, Wright J, Schwartz SJ, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Blinder V, Miranda P, Hayes R, Friedman-Jiménez G, Monroe K, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Thomas DC, Boffetta P. A review of cancer in U.S. Hispanic populations. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2012 Feb; 5(2):150-63. PMID: 22307564.
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    49. Fejerman L, Chen GK, Eng C, Huntsman S, Hu D, Williams A, Pasaniuc B, John EM, Via M, Gignoux C, Ingles S, Monroe K, 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. PMID: 22228098; PMCID: PMC3313799.
    50. Waters KM, Wilkens LR, Monroe K, Stram DO, Kolonel LN, Henderson BE, Le Marchand L, Haiman CA. No association of type 2 diabetes risk variants and prostate cancer risk: the multiethnic cohort and PAGE. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Sep; 20(9):1979-81. PMID: 21750171; PMCID: PMC3175821.
    51. Murphy SP, Wilkens LR, Monroe K, Steffen AD, Yonemori KM, Morimoto Y, Albright CL. Dietary supplement use within a multiethnic population as measured by a unique inventory method. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 Jul; 111(7):1065-72. PMID: 21703385; PMCID: PMC3182266.
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