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Emanuela Taioli

Professor and Chairman
Department of Bioinformatics and Biosystems Technology
Union Graduate College


Emanuela Taioli is a Professor of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Professor of Hematology and Oncology within the School of Medicine at SUNY Downstate From 2005 to 2008. she was Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute where she also held the Arnold Palmer Endowed Chair in cancer Prevention. In this capacity, she has developed a successful partnership with Hampton University under NIH funding to teach Epidemiology to undergraduate students From 20022004. Dr. Taioli was a technical advisor to the Italian Ministry of Health. In this role, she served as a member of the European High Group of Reflection on Patients Mobility. Previously Dr. Taioli was Director of the Unit of Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology at the main University Hospital in Milano Italy and the PI of the GSEC project an International Study on Genetic Susceptibility to Environmental Carcinogens Started in 1997 and funded by the European Commission for Research GSEC is a pooled analysis of individual epidemiologic and genetic data including over 200000 subjects. Dr. Taioli was also an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Medicine at New York University In this role she conducted studies on genetic susceptibility to environmental factors in lung and breast cancer and differences in estrogen metabolism with ethnicity in women. Dr. Taioli obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Milano where she also completed her Residency in Cardiology.  She obtained an MS and a PhD in Epidemiology from Columbia University. Dr. Taioli also worked under a NATO fellowship at the American Health Foundation in New York. Dr. Taioli is also the coauthor of over 260 peer reviewed papers.

Research Interest

Epidemiology,Molecular Epidemiology, Cancer risk factors, tobacco, hormone metabolite, melatonin, gene-environment interaction, epigenetics,

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