Gary Zirpoli, PhD
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Slone Epidemiology Center

Dr. Zirpoli's research focuses on breast cancer risk and survival. He is particularly interested in the molecular epidemiology of breast cancer, risk prediction, and racial disparities in breast cancer outcomes. He is currently an epidemiologist with the Black Women's Health Study at Boston University.

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  1. Young KL, Olshan AF, Lunetta K, Graff M, Williams LA, Yao S, Zirpoli GR, Troester M, Palmer JR. Influence of alcohol consumption and alcohol metabolism variants on breast cancer risk among Black women: results from the AMBER consortium. Breast Cancer Res. 2023 Jun 12; 25(1):66.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37308906; PMCID: PMC10259046; DOI: 10.1186/s13058-023-01660-1;
  2. Ilozumba MN, Yaghjyan L, Datta S, Zhao J, Hong CC, Lunetta KL, Zirpoli G, Bandera EV, Palmer JR, Yao S, Ambrosone CB, Cheng TD. mTOR pathway candidate genes and energy intake interaction on breast cancer risk in Black women from the Women's Circle of Health Study. Eur J Nutr. 2023 Sep; 62(6):2593-2604.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37209192
  3. Cannioto RA, Attwood KM, Davis EW, Mendicino LA, Hutson A, Zirpoli GR, Tang L, Nair NM, Barlow W, Hershman DL, Unger JM, Moore HCF, Isaacs C, Hobday TJ, Hortobagyi GN, Gralow JR, Albain KS, Budd GT, Ambrosone CB. Adherence to Cancer Prevention Lifestyle Recommendations Before, During, and 2 Years After Treatment for High-risk Breast Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 May 01; 6(5):e2311673. PMID: 37140922; PMCID: PMC10160875; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.11673;
  4. Ilozumba MN, Yaghjyan L, Datta S, Zhao J, Gong Z, Hong CC, Lunetta KL, Zirpoli G, Bandera EV, Palmer JR, Yao S, Ambrosone CB, Cheng TD. mTOR pathway candidate genes and physical activity interaction on breast cancer risk in black women from the women's circle of health study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2023 May; 199(1):137-146.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36882608
  5. Ilozumba MN, Yaghjyan L, Datta S, Zhao J, Hong CC, Lunetta KL, Zirpoli G, Bandera EV, Palmer JR, Yao S, Ambrosone CB, Cheng TD. mTOR pathway candidate genes and obesity interaction on breast cancer risk in black women from the Women's Circle of Health Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2023 May; 34(5):431-447.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36790512
  6. Yadav S, Boddicker NJ, Na J, Polley EC, Hu C, Hart SN, Gnanaolivu RD, Larson N, Holtegaard S, Huang H, Dunn CA, Teras LR, Patel AV, Lacey JV, Neuhausen SL, Martinez E, Haiman C, Chen F, Ruddy KJ, Olson JE, John EM, Kurian AW, Sandler DP, O'Brien KM, Taylor JA, Weinberg CR, Anton-Culver H, Ziogas A, Zirpoli G, Goldgar DE, Palmer JR, Domchek SM, Weitzel JN, Nathanson KL, Kraft P, Couch FJ. Contralateral Breast Cancer Risk Among Carriers of Germline Pathogenic Variants in ATM, BRCA1, BRCA2, CHEK2, and PALB2. J Clin Oncol. 2023 Mar 20; 41(9):1703-1713.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36623243; PMCID: PMC10022863; DOI: 10.1200/JCO.22.01239;
  7. Davis Lynn BC, Lord BD, Cora R, Pfeiffer RM, Lawrence S, Zirpoli G, Bethea TN, Palmer JR, Gierach GL. Associations between quantitative measures of TDLU involution and breast tumor molecular subtypes among breast cancer cases in the Black Women's Health Study: a case-case analysis. Breast Cancer Res. 2022 Dec 05; 24(1):86.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36471360; PMCID: PMC9720909; DOI: 10.1186/s13058-022-01577-1;
  8. Gao G, Zhao F, Ahearn TU, Lunetta KL, Troester MA, Du Z, Ogundiran TO, Ojengbede O, Blot W, Nathanson KL, Domchek SM, Nemesure B, Hennis A, Ambs S, McClellan J, Nie M, Bertrand K, Zirpoli G, Yao S, Olshan AF, Bensen JT, Bandera EV, Nyante S, Conti DV, Press MF, Ingles SA, John EM, Bernstein L, Hu JJ, Deming-Halverson SL, Chanock SJ, Ziegler RG, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Sandler DP, Taylor JA, Kitahara CM, O'Brien KM, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Dunning AM, Easton DF, Michailidou K, Pharoah PDP, Wang Q, Figueroa J, Biritwum R, Adjei E, Wiafe S, Ambrosone CB, Zheng W, Olopade OI, García-Closas M, Palmer JR, Haiman CA, Huo D. Polygenic risk scores for prediction of breast cancer risk in women of African ancestry: a cross-ancestry approach. Hum Mol Genet. 2022 Sep 10; 31(18):3133-3143.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35554533; PMCID: PMC9476624; DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddac102;
  9. Bertrand KA, Zirpoli G, Niharika Pillalamarri B, Szalat R, Palmer JR, Kataria Y. Prevalence of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance in US black women. Am J Hematol. 2022 Sep; 97(9):E341-E343.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35723873; PMCID: PMC9558112; DOI: 10.1002/ajh.26638;
  10. Bitsie KR, Cheng TD, McCann SE, Zirpoli G, Yao S, Bandera EV, Kolonel LN, Rosenberg L, Olshan AF, Palmer JR, Ambrosone CB. Dietary Vitamin A and Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women: The African American Breast Cancer Epidemiology and Risk (AMBER) Consortium. J Nutr. 2021 12 03; 151(12):3725-3737.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34494098; PMCID: PMC8643579; DOI: 10.1093/jn/nxab278;
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Breast Cancer
Health Disparities
Risk Prediction
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