Roxana Moslehi

Cancer researcher an expert on genetic epidemiology, cancer susceptibility, DNA repair genes

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Roxana Moslehi

Associate Professor
School of Public Health
Department: Cancer Research Center

Genetic Epidemiology; Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics; Cancer Genetic Susceptibility; Breast and Ovarian Cancer (BRCA) Genes; DNA Repair Genes; Role of Cancer Genes in Fetal and Placental Development; Gene-Environment Interactions; Family-Based and Genome-Wide Linkage and Association Studies

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Roxana Moslehi is an expert in genetic epidemiology as well as cancer epidemiology and genetics. She received a bachelor's degree with honors, (B.Sc., Honours), in Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. Her Master (M.Sc.) and doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees from UBC are in Medical Genetics. She currently serves as an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics  at UAlbany's School of Public Health.

Roxana completed a post-doctoral training in Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics at the National cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland before joining the Faculty of the University at Albany.

She has more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, similar number of published abstracts and invited presentations, and research awards from NIH, the New York State Department of Health and UAlbany, including a recent grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH to conduct a study to explore the genetic link between autoimmune disorders and cancer.