- Senior Investigator, Metabolic Epidemiology Branch
Dr. Albanes received his B.S. in biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his M.D. from the Medical College of Wisconsin. After completing his internship at the University of California, Irvine, he joined the Epidemic Intelligence Service of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), through which he began working in the cancer prevention program of the NCI in 1982. Thereafter, Dr. Albanes completed a preventive medicine residency with the CDC and continued his research in the Cancer Prevention Studies Branch of NCI from 1984 to 1990, when he became a tenured senior investigator. He was awarded the Public Health Service Commendation Medal in 1992 for his research and leadership in the Alpha-Tocopherol Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study, and joined the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics in 2000 as a senior investigator in the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch. He served as Chief of the Office of Education until 2008.
- (2020). Association Between Plant and Animal Protein Intake and Overall and Cause-Specific Mortality. JAMA Internal Medicine. 180(9), 1173-1184.
- (2020). Association Analysis of Driver Gene-Related Genetic Variants Identified Novel Lung Cancer Susceptibility Loci with 20,871 Lung Cancer Cases and 15,971 Controls. CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY BIOMARKERS & PREVENTION. 29(7), 1423-1429.
- (2020). Genome-wide association study of INDELs identified four novel susceptibility loci associated with lung cancer risk. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER. 146(10), 2855-2864.
- (2020). Measures of body fatness and height in early and mid-to-late adulthood and prostate cancer: risk and mortality in The Pooling Project of Prospective Studies of Diet and Cancer. ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY. 31(1), 103-114.