Prof. Dr. Jenny Chang-Claude


Head, Unit of Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Epidemiology
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Heidelberg
Professor of Epidemiology at the Medical Faculty, University of Heidelberg

Jenny Chang-Claude is Head of the Unit of Genetic Epidemiology in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and also Deputy Head of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg. Since 2004 she is Professor in Epidemiology at the University of Heidelberg. Dr. Chang-Claude has one of the leading research groups on genetic epidemiology of breast cancer in Germany, with collaborations both national and international. She has conducted multicenter case-control studies and cohort follow-up studies in Germany with research focus on the identification of lifestyle and genetic determinants for risk and prognosis of breast and colorectal cancer and gene-environmental interactions. Additional research includes studies on cancer survivorship and radiosensitivity. She is also actively involved in research activities of international consortias on breast, ovarian and colorectal cancer. She serves on international scientific advisory boards, committees, and editorial boards. She is (co) author of more than 350 scientific papers published in international scientific journals.

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