Gary Zirpoli, PhD
Epidemiologist
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. 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;
     
  2. 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;
     
  3. 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;
     
  4. Barber LE, Zirpoli GR, Cozier YC, Rosenberg L, Petrick JL, Bertrand KA, Palmer JR. Neighborhood disadvantage and individual-level life stressors in relation to breast cancer incidence in US Black women. Breast Cancer Res. 2021 11 22; 23(1):108.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34809694; PMCID: PMC8609879; DOI: 10.1186/s13058-021-01483-y;
     
  5. Palmer JR, Zirpoli G, Bertrand KA, Battaglia T, Bernstein L, Ambrosone CB, Bandera EV, Troester MA, Rosenberg L, Pfeiffer RM, Trinquart L. A Validated Risk Prediction Model for Breast Cancer in US Black Women. J Clin Oncol. 2021 12 01; 39(34):3866-3877.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34623926; PMCID: PMC8608262; DOI: 10.1200/JCO.21.01236;
     
  6. Du Z, Gao G, Adedokun B, Ahearn T, Lunetta KL, Zirpoli G, Troester MA, Ruiz-Narváez EA, Haddad SA, PalChoudhury P, Figueroa J, John EM, Bernstein L, Zheng W, Hu JJ, Ziegler RG, Nyante S, Bandera EV, Ingles SA, Mancuso N, Press MF, Deming SL, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Yao S, Ogundiran TO, Ojengbe O, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Dunning AM, Easton DF, Michailidou K, Pharoah PDP, Sandler DP, Taylor JA, Wang Q, Weinberg CR, Kitahara CM, Blot W, Nathanson KL, Hennis A, Nemesure B, Ambs S, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Bensen JT, Chanock SJ, Olshan AF, Ambrosone CB, Olopade OI, Yarney J, Awuah B, Wiafe-Addai B, Conti DV, Palmer JR, Garcia-Closas M, Huo D, Haiman CA. Evaluating Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast Cancer in Women of African Ancestry. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 09 04; 113(9):1168-1176.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33769540; PMCID: PMC8418423; DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djab050;
     
  7. Adedokun B, Du Z, Gao G, Ahearn TU, Lunetta KL, Zirpoli G, Figueroa J, John EM, Bernstein L, Zheng W, Hu JJ, Ziegler RG, Nyante S, Bandera EV, Ingles SA, Press MF, Deming-Halverson SL, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Yao S, Ogundiran TO, Ojengbede O, Blot W, Troester MA, Nathanson KL, Hennis A, Nemesure B, Ambs S, Fiorica PN, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Bensen JT, Kushi LH, Torres-Mejia G, Hu D, Fejerman L, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Dunning AM, Easton DF, Michailidou K, Pharoah PDP, Wang Q, Sandler DP, Taylor JA, O'Brien KM, Kitahara CM, Falusi AG, Babalola C, Yarney J, Awuah B, Addai-Wiafe B, Chanock SJ, Olshan AF, Ambrosone CB, Conti DV, Ziv E, Olopade OI, Garcia-Closas M, Palmer JR, Haiman CA, Huo D. Cross-ancestry GWAS meta-analysis identifies six breast cancer loci in African and European ancestry women. Nat Commun. 2021 07 07; 12(1):4198.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34234117; PMCID: PMC8263739; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-24327-x;
     
  8. Mongiovi JM, Hong CC, Zirpoli GR, Khoury T, Omilian AR, Qin B, Bandera EV, Yao S, Ambrosone CB, Gong Z. Genetic Variants in COX2 and ALOX Genes and Breast Cancer Risk in White and Black Women. Front Oncol. 2021; 11:679998. PMID: 34249719; PMCID: PMC8263909; DOI: 10.3389/fonc.2021.679998;
     
  9. Sarnowski C, Cousminer DL, Franceschini N, Raffield LM, Jia G, Fernández-Rhodes L, Grant SFA, Hakonarson H, Lange LA, Long J, Sofer T, Tao R, Wallace RB, Wong Q, Zirpoli G, Boerwinkle E, Bradfield JP, Correa A, Kooperberg CL, North KE, Palmer JR, Zemel BS, Zheng W, Murabito JM, Lunetta KL. Large trans-ethnic meta-analysis identifies AKR1C4 as a novel gene associated with age at menarche. Hum Reprod. 2021 06 18; 36(7):1999-2010.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34021356; PMCID: PMC8213450; DOI: 10.1093/humrep/deab086;
     
  10. Cannioto RA, Hutson A, Dighe S, McCann W, McCann SE, Zirpoli GR, Barlow W, Kelly KM, DeNysschen CA, Hershman DL, Unger JM, Moore HCF, Stewart JA, Isaacs C, Hobday TJ, Salim M, Hortobagyi GN, Gralow JR, Albain KS, Budd GT, Ambrosone CB. Physical Activity Before, During, and After Chemotherapy for High-Risk Breast Cancer: Relationships With Survival. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 01 04; 113(1):54-63. PMID: 32239145; PMCID: PMC7781460; DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djaa046;
     
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Bar chart showing 67 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2013

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Epidemiology
Breast Cancer
Health Disparities
Risk Prediction
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