University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Paige M. Bracci, PhD, MPH

Paige M. Bracci, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Cancer Genetics

Education

University of Vermont, Burlington, B.A., 1979-1983, Mathematics and Zoology
Boston University, Boston, M.P.H., 1985-1987, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Toronto, Toronto, M.S., 1989-1991, Biostatistics
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D., 2004-2007, Epidemiology


Professional Experience

  • 1984-1987
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; Research Tech., Neuroanatomy
  • 1987-1988
    Boston Dept of Health and Hospitals, Boston, MA; Data Analyst, AIDS Epidemiology
  • 1988-1989
    State Laboratory Institute, Boston, MA; Laboratory Study Manager, AIDS
  • 1989
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Teaching Assistant, Biostatistics
  • 1989-1991
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Statistical consultant, Nutrition
  • 1992
    Health Outcomes Group, Palo Alto, CA; Statistical consultant
  • 1992-1995
    Stanford University Stroke Center, Stanford, CA; Scientific Programmer Analyst, Neurology
  • 1995-2000
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Sr. Statistician, Cancer Epidemiology
  • 2000-2008
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Specialist, Cancer Epidemiology
  • 2008-present
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Asst. Prof., Cancer Epidemiology
  • 2009-present
    University of California San Francisco; Joan Rombauer Endowed Fellowship

Honors & Awards

  • 2010
    Lymphoma Foundation of America Young Scientist Award

Selected Publications

  1. Yuan F, Hung RJ, Walsh N, Zhang H, Platz EA, Wheeler W, Song L, Arslan AA, Beane Freeman LE, Bracci P, Canzian F, Du M, Gallinger S, Giles GG, Goodman PJ, Kooperberg C, Le Marchand L, Neale RE, Rosendahl J, Scelo G, Shu XO, Visvanathan K, White E, Zheng W, Albanes D, Amiano P, Andreotti G, Babic A, Bamlet WR, Berndt SI, Brennan P, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Buring JE, Campbell PT, Chanock SJ, Fuchs CS, Gaziano JM, Goggins MG, Hackert T, Hartge P, Hassan MM, Holly EA, Hoover RN, Katzke V, Kirsten H, Kurtz RC, Lee IM, Malats N, Milne R, Murphy N, Ng K, Oberg AL, Porta M, Rabe KG, Real FX, Rothman N, Sesso HD, Silverman DT, Thompson IM, Wactawski-Wende J, Wang X, Wentzensen N, Wilkens LR, Yu H, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Shi J, Duell EJ, Amundadottir LT, Li D, Petersen GM, Wolpin BM, Risch HA, Yu K, Klein AP, Stolzenberg-Solomon R. Genome-wide association study data reveal genetic susceptibility to chronic inflammatory intestinal diseases and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma risk. Cancer Res. 2020 Jul 08.
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  2. Tang H, Jiang L, Stolzenberg-Solomon R, Arslan AA, Beane Freeman LE, Bracci P, Brennan P, Canzian F, Du M, Gallinger S, Giles G, Goodman PJ, Kooperberg C, Le Marchand L, Neale RE, Shu XO, Visvanathan K, White E, Zheng W, Albanes D, Andreotti G, Babic A, Bamlet WR, Berndt SI, Blackford AL, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Buring JE, Campa D, Chanock SJ, Childs EJ, Duell EJ, Fuchs CS, Gaziano JM, Goggins MG, Hartge P, Hassan MM, Holly EA, Hoover RN, Hung RJ, Kurtz RC, Lee IM, Malats N, Milne RL, Ng K, Oberg AL, Orlow I, Peters U, Porta M, Rabe KG, Rothman N, Scelo G, Sesso HD, Silverman DT, Thompson IM, Tjonneland A, Trichopoulou A, Wactawski-Wende J, Wentzensen N, Wilkens LR, Yu H, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Amundadottir LT, Jacobs EJ, Petersen GM, Wolpin BM, Risch HA, Chatterjee N, Klein AP, Li D, Kraft P, Wei P. Genome-wide gene-diabetes and gene-obesity interaction scan in 8,255 cases and 11,900 controls from the PanScan and PanC4 Consortia. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Jun 16.
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  3. Wadé NB, Chang CM, Conti D, Millstein J, Skibola C, Nieters A, Wang SS, De Sanjose S, Kane E, Spinelli JJ, Bracci P, Zhang Y, Slager S, Wang J, Hjalgrim H, Smedby KE, Brown EE, Jarrett RF, Cozen W. Correction to: Infectious mononucleosis, immune genotypes, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL): an InterLymph Consortium study. Cancer Causes Control. 2020 Jun; 31(6):607.
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  4. Zhu J, Shu X, Guo X, Liu D, Bao J, Milne RL, Giles GG, Wu C, Du M, White E, Risch HA, Malats N, Duell EJ, Goodman PJ, Li D, Bracci P, Katzke V, Neale RE, Gallinger S, Van Den Eeden SK, Arslan AA, Canzian F, Kooperberg C, Beane Freeman LE, Scelo G, Visvanathan K, Haiman CA, Le Marchand L, Yu H, Petersen GM, Stolzenberg-Solomon R, Klein AP, Cai Q, Long J, Shu XO, Zheng W, Wu L. Associations between Genetically Predicted Blood Protein Biomarkers and Pancreatic Cancer Risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Jul; 29(7):1501-1508.
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  5. Eckel-Passow JE, Drucker KL, Kollmeyer TM, Kosel ML, Decker PA, Molinaro AM, Rice T, Praska CE, Clark L, Caron A, Abyzov A, Batzler A, Song JS, Pekmezci M, Hansen HM, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Wiemels J, Wiencke JK, Francis S, Burns TC, Giannini C, Lachance DH, Wrensch M, Jenkins RB. Adult Diffuse Glioma GWAS by Molecular Subtype Identifies Variants in D2HGDH and FAM20C. Neuro Oncol. 2020 May 09.
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  6. Wadé NB, Chang CM, Conti D, Millstein J, Skibola C, Nieters A, Wang SS, De Sanjose S, Kane E, Spinelli JJ, Bracci P, Zhang Y, Slager S, Wang J, Hjalgrim H, Smedby KE, Brown EE, Jarrett RF, Cozen W. Infectious mononucleosis, immune genotypes, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL): an InterLymph Consortium study. Cancer Causes Control. 2020 May; 31(5):451-462.
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  7. Kleinstern G, Camp NJ, Berndt SI, Birmann BM, Nieters A, Bracci PM, McKay JD, Ghesquières H, Lan Q, Hjalgrim H, Benavente Y, Monnereau A, Wang SS, Zhang Y, Purdue MP, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Giles GG, Vermeulen R, Cocco P, Albanes D, Teras LR, Brooks-Wilson AR, Vajdic CM, Kane E, Caporaso NE, Smedby KE, Salles G, Vijai J, Chanock SJ, Skibola CF, Rothman N, Slager SL, Cerhan JR. Lipid Trait Variants and the Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Subtypes: A Mendelian Randomization Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 May; 29(5):1074-1078.
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  8. Moore A, Kane E, Wang Z, Panagiotou OA, Teras LR, Monnereau A, Wong Doo N, Machiela MJ, Skibola CF, Slager SL, Salles G, Camp NJ, Bracci PM, Nieters A, Vermeulen RCH, Vijai J, Smedby KE, Zhang Y, Vajdic CM, Cozen W, Spinelli JJ, Hjalgrim H, Giles GG, Link BK, Clavel J, Arslan AA, Purdue MP, Tinker LF, Albanes D, Ferri GM, Habermann TM, Adami HO, Becker N, Benavente Y, Bisanzi S, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Brooks-Wilson AR, Canzian F, Conde L, Cox DG, Curtin K, Foretova L, Gapstur SM, Ghesquières H, Glenn M, Glimelius B, Jackson RD, Lan Q, Liebow M, Maynadie M, McKay J, Melbye M, Miligi L, Milne RL, Molina TJ, Morton LM, North KE, Offit K, Padoan M, Patel AV, Piro S, Ravichandran V, Riboli E, de Sanjose S, Severson RK, Southey MC, Staines A, Stewart C, Travis RC, Weiderpass E, Weinstein S, Zheng T, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Rothman N, Birmann BM, Cerhan JR, Berndt SI. Genetically Determined Height and Risk of Non-hodgkin Lymphoma. Front Oncol. 2019; 9:1539.
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  9. Zhong J, Jermusyk A, Wu L, Hoskins JW, Collins I, Mocci E, Zhang M, Song L, Chung CC, Zhang T, Xiao W, Albanes D, Andreotti G, Arslan AA, Babic A, Bamlet WR, Beane-Freeman L, Berndt S, Borgida A, Bracci PM, Brais L, Brennan P, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Buring J, Canzian F, Childs EJ, Cotterchio M, Du M, Duell EJ, Fuchs C, Gallinger S, Gaziano JM, Giles GG, Giovannucci E, Goggins M, Goodman GE, Goodman PJ, Haiman C, Hartge P, Hasan M, Helzlsouer KJ, Holly EA, Klein EA, Kogevinas M, Kurtz RJ, LeMarchand L, Malats N, Männistö S, Milne R, Neale RE, Ng K, Obazee O, Oberg AL, Orlow I, Patel AV, Peters U, Porta M, Rothman N, Scelo G, Sesso HD, Severi G, Sieri S, Silverman D, Sund M, Tjønneland A, Thornquist MD, Tobias GS, Trichopoulou A, Van Den Eeden SK, Visvanathan K, Wactawski-Wende J, Wentzensen N, White E, Yu H, Yuan C, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Hoover R, Brown K, Kooperberg C, Risch HA, Jacobs EJ, Li D, Yu K, Shu XO, Chanock SJ, Wolpin BM, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Chatterjee N, Klein AP, Smith JP, Kraft P, Shi J, Petersen GM, Zheng W, Amundadottir LT. A Transcriptome-Wide Association Study (TWAS) Identifies Novel Candidate Susceptibility Genes for Pancreatic Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 Jan 09.
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  10. Bertuccio P, La Vecchia C, Silverman DT, Petersen GM, Bracci PM, Negri E, Li D, Risch HA, Olson SH, Gallinger S, Miller AB, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Talamini R, Polesel J, Ghadirian P, Baghurst PA, Zatonski W, Fontham E, Bamlet WR, Holly EA, Lucenteforte E, Hassan M, Yu H, Kurtz RC, Cotterchio M, Su J, Maisonneuve P, Duell EJ, Bosetti C, Boffetta P. Reply to Are cohort data on smokeless tobacco use and pancreatic cancer confounded by alcohol use? Ann Oncol. 2011 Aug; 22(8):1931-1932.
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  11. Cao CX, Sharib JM, Blanco AM, Goldberg D, Bracci P, Mukhtar RA, Esserman LJ, Kirkwood KS. Abdominal Imaging of Pancreatic Cysts and Cyst-Associated Pancreatic Cancer in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 Jan; 230(1):53-63.e1.
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  12. Chiu BC, Zhang Z, You Q, Zeng C, Stepniak E, Bracci PM, Yu K, Venkataraman G, Smith SM, He C, Zhang W. Prognostic implications of 5-hydroxymethylcytosines from circulating cell-free DNA in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Blood Adv. 2019 10 08; 3(19):2790-2799.
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  13. Muskens IS, Zhou M, Mccoy L, Bracci PM, Hansen HM, Gauderman WJ, Wiencke JK, Wrensch MR, Wiemels JL. Immune factors preceding diagnosis of glioma: a Prostate Lung Colorectal Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial nested case-control study. Neurooncol Adv. 2019 May-Dec; 1(1):vdz031.
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  14. Din L, Sheikh M, Kosaraju N, Smedby KE, Bernatsky S, Berndt SI, Skibola CF, Nieters A, Wang S, McKay JD, Cocco P, Maynadié M, Foretová L, Staines A, Mack TM, de Sanjosé S, Vyse TJ, Padyukov L, Monnereau A, Arslan AA, Moore A, Brooks-Wilson AR, Novak AJ, Glimelius B, Birmann BM, Link BK, Stewart C, Vajdic CM, Haioun C, Magnani C, Conti DV, Cox DG, Casabonne D, Albanes D, Kane E, Roman E, Muzi G, Salles G, Giles GG, Adami HO, Ghesquières H, De Vivo I, Clavel J, Cerhan JR, Spinelli JJ, Hofmann J, Vijai J, Curtin K, Costenbader KH, Onel K, Offit K, Teras LR, Morton L, Conde L, Miligi L, Melbye M, Ennas MG, Liebow M, Purdue MP, Glenn M, Southey MC, Din M, Rothman N, Camp NJ, Wong Doo N, Becker N, Pradhan N, Bracci PM, Boffetta P, Vineis P, Brennan P, Kraft P, Lan Q, Severson RK, Vermeulen RCH, Milne RL, Kaaks R, Travis RC, Weinstein SJ, Chanock SJ, Ansell SM, Slager SL, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Benavente Y, Taub Z, Madireddy L, Gourraud PA, Oksenberg JR, Cozen W, Hjalgrim H, Khankhanian P. Genetic overlap between autoimmune diseases and non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes. Genet Epidemiol. 2019 10; 43(7):844-863.
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  15. Cerhan JR, Kane E, Vajdic CM, Linet MS, Monnereau A, Bernstein L, de Sanjose S, Chiu BC, Spinelli JJ, Maso LD, Zhang Y, Larrabee BR, Cozen W, Smith AG, Clavel J, Serraino D, Zheng T, Holly EA, Weisenberger DD, Slager SL, Bracci PM. Blood transfusion history and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: an InterLymph pooled analysis. Cancer Causes Control. 2019 Aug; 30(8):889-900.
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  16. Kambhampati S, Bauer KE, Bracci PM, Keenan BP, Behr SC, Gordan JD, Kelley RK. Nivolumab in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma and Child-Pugh class B cirrhosis: Safety and clinical outcomes in a retrospective case series. Cancer. 2019 09 15; 125(18):3234-3241.
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  17. Walsh N, Zhang H, Hyland PL, Yang Q, Mocci E, Zhang M, Childs EJ, Collins I, Wang Z, Arslan AA, Beane-Freeman L, Bracci PM, Brennan P, Canzian F, Duell EJ, Gallinger S, Giles GG, Goggins M, Goodman GE, Goodman PJ, Hung RJ, Kooperberg C, Kurtz RC, Malats N, LeMarchand L, Neale RE, Olson SH, Scelo G, Shu XO, Van Den Eeden SK, Visvanathan K, White E, Zheng W, Albanes D, Andreotti G, Babic A, Bamlet WR, Berndt SI, Borgida A, Boutron-Ruault MC, Brais L, Brennan P, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Buring J, Chaffee KG, Chanock S, Cleary S, Cotterchio M, Foretova L, Fuchs C, M Gaziano JM, Giovannucci E, Goggins M, Hackert T, Haiman C, Hartge P, Hasan M, Helzlsouer KJ, Herman J, Holcatova I, Holly EA, Hoover R, Hung RJ, Janout V, Klein EA, Kurtz RC, Laheru D, Lee IM, Lu L, Malats N, Mannisto S, Milne RL, Oberg AL, Orlow I, Patel AV, Peters U, Porta M, Real FX, Rothman N, Sesso HD, Severi G, Silverman D, Strobel O, Sund M, Thornquist MD, Tobias GS, Wactawski-Wende J, Wareham N, Weiderpass E, Wentzensen N, Wheeler W, Yu H, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Kraft P, Li D, Jacobs EJ, Petersen GM, Wolpin BM, Risch HA, Amundadottir LT, Yu K, Klein AP, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ. Agnostic Pathway/Gene Set Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Data Identifies Associations for Pancreatic Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Jun 01; 111(6):557-567.
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  18. Chen F, Childs EJ, Mocci E, Bracci P, Gallinger S, Li D, Neale RE, Olson SH, Scelo G, Bamlet WR, Blackford AL, Borges M, Brennan P, Chaffee KG, Duggal P, Hassan MJ, Holly EA, Hung RJ, Goggins MG, Kurtz RC, Oberg AL, Orlow I, Yu H, Petersen GM, Risch HA, Klein AP. Analysis of Heritability and Genetic Architecture of Pancreatic Cancer: A PanC4 Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 07; 28(7):1238-1245.
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  19. Nielsen AB, Zhou M, de Smith AJ, Wang R, McCoy L, Hansen H, Morimoto L, Grønbæk K, Johansen C, Kogan SC, Metayer C, Bracci PM, Ma X, Wiemels JL. Increased neonatal level of arginase 2 in cases of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia implicates immunosuppression in the etiology. Haematologica. 2019 11; 104(11):e514-e516.
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  20. Eckel-Passow JE, Decker PA, Kosel ML, Kollmeyer TM, Molinaro AM, Rice T, Caron AA, Drucker KL, Praska CE, Pekmezci M, Hansen HM, McCoy LS, Bracci PM, Erickson BJ, Lucchinetti CF, Wiemels JL, Wiencke JK, Bondy ML, Melin B, Burns TC, Giannini C, Lachance DH, Wrensch MR, Jenkins RB. Using germline variants to estimate glioma and subtype risks. Neuro Oncol. 2019 03 18; 21(4):451-461.
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