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Associate Professor of Population Health
Associate Director, Perlmutter Cancer Center
Dr. Ahn has more than 15 years of experience in designing and carrying out epidemiologic investigations on cancer, including the successful execution of case-control and cohort studies in national and international settings. Her research on the etiology of cancer has involved investigations of diet, anthropometric factors, genetics and, most recently, the human microbiome. Currently, Dr. Ahn is PI of multiple NCI-funded studies of diet, human microbiome and gastrointestinal cancers. She has published more than 90 peer-reviewed papers (including first/senior authored in Nature Genetics, JNCI, JAMA Internal Medicine, and Cancer Research). As Associate Director of Population Sciences in the NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center, she provides strategic leadership in population science research and implementation. She received her PhD from Cornell University, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute.
Back (L-R): Richard Hayes, Dia Beggs, Jiyoung Ahn, Hee Sun Choi, Elizabeth Clancy, Feng Wu.
Front (L-R): Rodrigo Arce, Emilia Cobbs, Brandilyn Peters, Gabriella Macias.
Peters BA, Yi S, Beasley J, Cobbs E, Choi HS, Beggs D, Hayes RB, Ahn J.
ISME J. 2020 Jul 14. 14(7):1639-1650.
Peters BA, Shapiro JA, Church TR, Miller G, Trinh-Shevrin C, Yuen E, Friedlander C, Hayes RB, Ahn J.
Sci Rep. 2019 2018 Jun 27;8(1):9749.
Peters BA, Wilson M, Moran U, Pavlick A, Izsak A, Wechter T Weber, JS, Osman, I, Ahn, J,
Genome Medicine. 2019 Oct 09; 11(1):61.
Fan X, Alekseyenko AV, Wu J, Peters BA, Jacobs EJ, Gapstur SM, Purdue MP, Abnet CC, Stolzenberg-Solomon R, Miller G, Ravel J, Hayes RB, Ahn J.
Gut. 2016 Oct 14. pii: gutjnl-2016-312580. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2016-312580.
Sinha R, Ahn J, Sampson JN, Shi J, Yu G, Xiong X, Hayes RB, Goedert JJ.
PLoS One. 2016 Mar 25;11(3):e0152126. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152126.
Wu J, Peters BA, Dominianni C, Zhang Y, Pei Z, Yang L, Ma Y, Purdue MP, Jacobs EJ, Gapstur SM, Li H, Alekseyenko AV, Hayes RB, Ahn J.
ISME J. 2016
Dominianni C, Sinha R, Goedert JJ, Pei Z, Yang L, Hayes RB, Ahn J.
PLoS One. 2015 Apr 15; 10(4):e0124599.
Ahn J, Sinha R, Pei Z, Dominianni C, Wu J, Shi J, Goedert JJ, Hayes RB, Yang L.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 Dec 18; 105(24):1907-11.