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Marc Gunter Branch Head
Nutrition and Metabolism Section
Nutrition and Metabolism

Speciality: molecular epidemiology of colorectal, breast and endometrial cancer; nutrition, metabolism, hormones
Year Degree Major Institution Country/Town
2003 Ph.D Molecular Epidemiology University of Cambridge United Kingdom / Cambridge
1998 B.A (Hons) Biochemistry University of Oxford United Kingdom / Oxford
Current Research Projects

Metabolomic Profiling and Colorectal Cancer
Gunter M (PI), Scalbert A, Chajes V, Rinaldi S, Riboli E, Vineis P

Metabolomics and Endometrial Cancer
Gunter M (PI), Keun H, Dossus L

Diabetes and Cancer Initiative
Gunter M (PI), Riboli E, Ward H, Giovannucci E

Effect of diet-gut microbiota interactions on the human metabolome and health parameters in Korean adults
Gunter M (PI), Noh H, Freisling H

LIFESCREEN: Evaluation of a lifestyle intervention among participants of the French Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
Gunter M (PI), Huybrechts I, Fevers B

Selected Publications

Murphy N, Knuppel A, Papadimitriou N, Martin RM, Tsilidis KK, Smith-Byrne K, Fensom G, Perez-Cornago A, Travis RC, Key TJ, Gunter MJ. Insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3, and breast cancer risk: observational and Mendelian randomization analyses with ∼430 000 women. Annals of Oncology; 2020 May;31(5):641-649. doi: 10.1016/j.annonc.2020.01.066. Epub 2020 Mar 10. PMID:32169310

Papadimitrou N, Dimou N, Tsilidis KK, Banbury B, Martin RM, Lewis SJ….Peters U, Gunter MJ*, Murphy N*. Physical activity and risks of breast and colorectal cancer: a Mendelian Randomisation analysis. Nature Communications; 2020 (*joint senior authors) 2020 Jan 30;11(1):597

Murphy N, Carreras-Torres R, Song M, Chan AT, Martin RM, Papadimitriou N, Dimou N, Tsilidis KK, Banbury B, Bradbury KE, Besevic J, Rinaldi S, Riboli E, Cross AJ, Travis RC……, Zheng W, Peters U, Gunter MJ. Circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor 1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 associated with risk of colorectal cancer based on serologic and Mendelian randomization analyses. Gastroenterology. 2019 Dec 26 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31884074.

Gunter MJ, Murphy N, Cross AJ, Dossus L, ……Sinha R, Wareham N, Riboli E. Coffee Drinking and Mortality in 10 European Countries: A Multinational Cohort Study. Annals of internal medicine. 2017; 167 (4): 236-247.

Murphy N, Cross AJ, Abubakar M, Jenab M, ……..Muller DC, Riboli E, Gunter MJ. A Nested Case-Control Study of Metabolically Defined Body Size Phenotypes and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). PLoS medicine. 2016; 13 (4): e1001988.

Gunter MJ, Wang T, Cushman M, Xue X, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Strickler HD, Rohan TE, Manson JE, McTiernan A, Kaplan RC, Scherer PE, Chlebowski RT, Snetselaar L, Wang D, Ho GY. Circulating Adipokines and Inflammatory Markers and Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015; 107 (9).

Murphy N, Strickler HD, Stanczyk FZ, Xue X, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Rohan TE, Ho GY, Anderson GL, Potter JD, Gunter MJ. A Prospective Evaluation of Endogenous Sex Hormone Levels and Colorectal Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015; 107 (10).

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Publication date: 19 July, 2018, 11:18

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