- Senior Scientist, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Science
Dr. Michele K. Evans, a board certified internist and medical oncologist, received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-The Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway. She received her postgraduate training in internal medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and fellowship training in medical oncology within the Medicine Branch of the Clinical Oncology Program at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Interest in human cancer prone disorders and DNA repair led her to study the role of DNA repair in cancer susceptibility as a Senior Clinical Investigator in the Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, NCI. At the National Institute on Aging (NIA), her major research interest centers on the clinical implications of eukaryotic DNA repair in cancer pathogenesis and aging. She also conducts epidemiologic work in the area of health disparities. Dr. Evans also serves as Deputy Scientific Director, NIA.
- (2020). Health Equity - Are We Finally on the Edge of a New Frontier?. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. 383(11), 997-999.
- (2020). The Polygenic and Monogenic Basis of Blood Traits and Diseases. CELL. 182(5), 1214-+.
- (2020). Trans-ethnic and Ancestry-Specific Blood-Cell Genetics in 746,667 Individuals from 5 Global Populations. CELL. 182(5), 1198-+.