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Michels

Prof. Dr. Dr.
Karin Michels

Institute for Prevention and Cancer Epidemiology
Director
Phone: 0049-761-270-77360

www.uniklinik-freiburg.de/ipe

CV

  • 2000-2002 Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • 2003-2015 Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Since 2008 Full Professor of Cancer Epidemiology (W3), Medical Center - University of Freiburg
  • Since 2013 Director, Institute for Prevention and Cancer Epidemiology, Medical Center - University of Freiburg

Focus of research

  • German National Cohort Study Center
  • Influence of diet on health
  • Epigenetic Epidemiology
  • Prevention of breast and colorectal cancer

Selected publications

  • van Otterdijk SD, Michels KB. Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in mammals: how good is the evidence? FASEB J. 2016; 30:2457-65.
  • Barrow TM, Barault L, Ellsworth RE, Harris HR, Binder Am, Valente AL, Shriver CD, Michels KB. Aberrant methylation of imprinted genes is associated with negative hormone receptor status in invasive breast cancer. Int J Cancer. 2015; 137:537-47.
  • Michels KB, Binder AM, Dedeurwaerder S, Epstein CB, Greally JM, Gut I, Houseman EA, Izzi B, Kelsey KT, Meissner A, Milosavljevic A, Siegmund KD, Bock C, Irizarry RA. Recommendations for the design and analysis of epigenome-wide association studies. Nature Methods. 2013; 10:949-955.
  • Osterhues A, Holzgreve W, Michels KB. Shall we put the world on folate? Lancet. 2009; 374:959-61.
  • Michels KB, zur Hausen H. HPV vaccine for all. Lancet. 2009; 374:268-70.