Prof. Idan Menashe

Prof. Idan Menashe Profile

Associate Professor
PhD : 2007

Department : Public Health
Room : 511
בנין משרדי רפואה ע"ש אליה
Phone : 972-8-6477456
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autism, epidemilogy, genetic epidemiology

Research Topics

  • Genetics of autism spectrum disorder
  • Molecular classification of complex diseases
  • Gene-environment interactions in complex diseases
  • Population disparities in complex diseases

Major expertise and techniques in the lab

  • Genetic epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Bioinformatics

Publications and funding summary / representative publications and grants

  • Menashe I, Maeder D, Garcia-Closas M, Figueroa JD, Bhattacharjee S, Rotunno M, Kraft P, Hunter DJ, Chanock SJ, Rosenberg PS, Chatterjee N. Pathway analysis of breast cancer genome-wide association study highlights three pathways and one canonical signaling cascade. Cancer Res . 2010 Jun 1;70(11):4453-9. Epub 2010 May 11
  • Menashe I, Anderson WF, Jatoi I, Rosenberg PS. Underlying causes of the black-white racial disparity in breast cancer mortality: a population-based analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst . 2009 Jul 15;101(14):993-1000. Epub 2009 Jul 7

Existing collaborations

  • Sharmila Basu - Genetics of autism spectrum disorder
  • Michael Friger - Gene-environment interaction in complex diseases

Suggested multi-disciplinary research project / research focus topics

  • Molecular classification of complex diseases

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