Research fellow

Dr. Manuela Marron

Curriculum vitae

Professional experience:

Head of the Unit Unit Molecular Epidemiology
Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology (BIPS), Division of Epidemiological Methods and Etiologic Research, Working Group Occupational, Radiation and Environmental Epidemiology, Bremen, Germany
Juli 2017 - Present

Researcher
Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology (BIPS), Division of Epidemiological Methods and Etiologic Research,
Unit Molecular Epidemiology & Working Group Occupational, Radiation and Environmental Epidemiology, Bremen, Germany
September 2015 - Juni 2017

Researcher
University of Greifswald Institute of Community Medicine, Greifswald, Germany
April 2013 - August 2015

Researcher
Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (IMBEI), Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
May 2010 - March 2013

Researcher
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Department of Gene-Environment Epidemiology, World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations (UN), Lyon, France
December 2004 - April 2010

Head of the day-care centre
"Rappelkiste" of the Heart and Diabetes Centre NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
January 2003 - June 2004

Researcher
Company Group Kordes GmbH, Department of Research on Water Technology, Berlin/Vlotho, Germany
April 1996 - December 2002

Teacher
„Deutsche Angestellten Akademie“ (DAA), Marburg, Germany
February 1995 - March 1996


Education history:

Ph.D. in Epidemiology
School of Medicine, King’s College, University London, United Kingdom
February 2010

Master of Science in Epidemiology
Technical University Berlin and University Bielefeld, Germany
November 2007

Master of Science in Biology
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
January 1995

Research interests

Molecular Epidemiology
Cancer Epidemiology
Radiation Epidemiology
Infection Epidemiology
Childhood Epidemiology

Memberships

Projects

Selected publications

  • Articles with peer-review

  • Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Foraita R, Nelis M, Lagiou P, Lagiou A, Bouchardy C, Slamova A, Schejbalova M, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Macfarlane TV, Macfarlane GJ, Lee Y-CA, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Thomson P, McKinney PA, McMahon AD, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Metspalu A, Marron M, Hashibe M, Conway DI, Brennan P. Oral health, dental care and mouthwash associated with upper aerodigestive tract cancer risk in Europe: The ARCAGE study. Oral Oncology. 2014;50(6):616-625.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2014.03.001
  • Anantharaman D, Gheit T, Waterboer T, Abedi B, Carreira C, Chopin-Mckay S, Gaborieau V, Marron M, Lagiou P, Ahrens W, Holcátová I, Merletti F, Kjaerheim K, Talamini R, Simonato L, Castellsague X, Macfarlane TV, Biggs A-M, Thakker NS, Znaor A, Thomson P, Canova C, Conway DI, Healy CM, Tommasino M, Pawlita M, Brennan P. Human papillomavirus infections and upper aero-digestive tract cancers: The ARCAGE study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2013;105(8):536-545.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djt053
  • Lee Y-CA, Zugna D, Richiardi L, Merletti F, Marron M, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Betka J, Holcátová I, Kjaerheim K, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Thomson P, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Hashibe M. Smoking addiction and the risk of upper-aerodigestive-tract cancer in a multicenter case-control study. International Journal of Cancer. 2013;133(11):2688-2695.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.28288
  • Macfarlane TV, Macfarlane GJ, Thakker NS, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Lagiou P, Lagiou A, Castellsague X, Agudo A, Slamova A, Plzak J, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Talamini R, Barzan L, Kjaerheim K, Canova C, Simonato L, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Thomson P, Sloan P, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Marron M, Brennan P. Role of medical history and medication use in the aetiology of upper aerodigestive tract cancers in Europe: The ARCAGE study. Annals of Oncology. 2012;23(4):1053-1060.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdr335
  • Marron M, Boffetta P, Møller H, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Lagiou P, Lagiou A, Slamova A, Schejbalova M, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Macfarlane TV, Macfarlane GJ, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Biggs A-M, Thomson P, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Brennan P, Hashibe M. Risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer and type of alcoholic beverage: A European multicenter case-control study. European Journal of Epidemiology. 2012;27(7):499-517.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10654-012-9699-1
  • Richiardi L, Corbin M, Marron M, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Lagiou P, Minaki P, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Slamova A, Schejbalova M, Kjaerheim K, Barzan L, Talamini R, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, Canova C, Simonato L, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Sneddon L, Thomson P, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Hashibe M, Brennan P, Merletti F. Occupation and risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer: The ARCAGE study. International Journal of Cancer. 2012;130(10):2397-2406.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.26237
  • Anantharaman D, Marron M, Lagiou P, Samoli E, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Slamova A, Schejbalova M, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Castellsague X, Agudo A, Talamini R, Barzan L, Macfarlane TV, Tickle M, Simonato L, Canova C, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Thomson P, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Hashibe M, Brennan P, Macfarlane GJ. Population attributable risk of tobacco and alcohol for upper aerodigestive tract cancer. Oral Oncology. 2011;47(8):725-731.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2011.05.004
  • Park SL, Lee Y-CA, Marron M, Agudo A, Ahrens W, Barzan L, Bencko V, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Canova C, Castellsague X, Conway DI, Healy CM, Holcátová I, Kjaerheim K, Lagiou P, Lowry RJ, Macfarlane TV, Macfarlane GJ, McCartan BE, McKinney PA, Merletti F, Pohlabeln H, Richiardi L, Simonato L, Sneddon L, Talamini R, Trichopoulos D, Znaor A, Brennan P, Hashibe M. The association between change in body mass index and upper aerodigestive tract cancers in the ARCAGE project: Multicenter case-control study. International Journal of Cancer. 2011;128(6):1449-1461.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.25468
  • Conway DI, McKinney PA, McMahon AD, Ahrens W, Schmeißer N, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, Lagiou P, Bencko V, Minaki P, Holcátová I, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Lowry R, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Marron M, Hashibe M, Brennan P. Socioeconomic factors associated with risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer in Europe. European Journal of Cancer. 2010;46(3):588-598.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2009.09.028
  • Macfarlane TV, Macfarlane GJ, Oliver RJ, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Lagiou P, Lagiou A, Castellsague X, Agudo A, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Slamova A, Schejbalova M, Canova C, Simonato L, Talamini R, Barzan L, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Znaor A, Lowry RJ, Thomson P, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Marron M, Hashibe M, Brennan P. The aetiology of upper aerodigestive tract cancers among young adults in Europe: The ARCAGE study. Cancer Causes & Control. 2010;21(12):2213-2221.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10552-010-9641-3
  • Schmeißer N, Conway DI, McKinney PA, McMahon AD, Pohlabeln H, Marron M, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, Lagiou P, Lagiou A, Bencko V, Holcátová I, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Talamini R, Polesel J, Canova C, Simonato L, Lowry RJ, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Hashibe M, Brennan P, Ahrens W. Life course social mobility and risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer in men. European Journal of Epidemiology. 2010;25(3):173-182.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10654-010-9429-5
  • Canova C, Hashibe M, Simonato L, Nelis M, Metspalu A, Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D, Ahrens W, Pigeot I, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Talamini R, Barzan L, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, Holcátová I, Bencko V, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Kjaerheim K, Lowry R, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Znaor A, McCartan BE, Healy CM, Marron M, Brennan P. Genetic associations of 115 polymorphisms with cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract across 10 European countries - The ARCAGE project. Cancer Research. 2009;69(7):2956-2965.
    https://doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-08-2604
  • Lagiou P, Georgila C, Minaki P, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Slamova A, Schejbalova M, Castellsague X, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Macfarlane TV, Macfarlane GJ, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Lowry R, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Znaor A, McCartan R, Bernard E, Healy CM, Nelis M, Metspalu A, Marron M, Hashibe M, Brennan P. Alcohol-related cancers and genetic susceptibility in Europe - The ARCAGE project: Study samples and data collection. European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2009;18(1):76-84.
  • Lagiou P, Talamini R, Samoli E, Lagiou A, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Slamova A, Schejbalova M, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Macfarlane TV, Macfarlane GJ, Biggs A-M, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Lowry RJ, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Znaor A, McCartan BE, Healy CM, Marron M, Hashibe M, Brennan P. Diet and upper-aerodigestive tract cancer in Europe: The ARCAGE study. International Journal of Cancer. 2009;124(11):2671-2676.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.24246
  • Lee Y-CA, Marron M, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Bencko V, Holcátová I, Kjaerheim K, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Lowry RJ, Sneddon L, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Brennan P, Hashibe M. Active and involuntary tobacco smoking and upper aerodigestive tract cancer risks in a multicenter case-control study. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 2009;18(2):3353-3362.
  • Kowalzik F, Zepp F, Hoffmann I, Binder H, Lautz D, van Ewijk R, Knuf M, Tenenbaum T, Laass M, Reuter T, Schulze-Rath R, Marron M. Disease burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis in children residing in Germany: A retrospective, hospital-based surveillance. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2016;35(1):97-103.
    https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000939
  • Presentations at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Marron M, Blettner M, Binder H, Hoffmann I, Kaatsch P, Disque-Kaiser U, Zahnreich S, Schmidberger H, Proschek D, Deckbar D, Naumann S, Weimer RN, Löbrich M, Galetzka D, Spix C. Cancer in childhood and molecular epidemiology - The CICME nested case-control study. 10. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Epidemiologie (DGEpi), 30. September-2. Oktober 2015, Potsdam.
  • Conway DI, McKinney PA, McMahon AD, Ahrens W, Schmeißer N, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, Lagiou P, Minaki P, Bencko V, Holcátová I, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Lowry R, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Marron M, Hashibe M, Brennan P. Socioeconomic risk factors associated with upper aerodigestive tract cancer. British Society For Dental Research (BSDR) Scientific Meeting, 1.-4. September 2009, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  • Lee Y-CA, Marron M, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Bencko V, Holcátová I, Kjaerheim K, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Lowry RJ, Sneddon L, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Brennan P, Hashibe M. Tobacco smoking, involuntary smoking, and the risk of UADT cancers in Western Europe. 100. Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR Annual Meeting), 18.-22. April 2009, Denver, USA.
  • Park SL, Lee Y-CA, Marron M, Agudo A, Ahrens W, Barzan L, Bencko V, Benhamou S, Black R, Bouchardy C, Canova C, Castellsague X, Conway DI, Healy CM, Holcátová I, Kjaerheim K, Lagiou P, Lowry RJ, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV, McCartan BE, Merletti F, Pohlabeln H, Richiardi L, Simonato L, Sneddon L, Talamini R, Trichopoulos D, Znaor A, Brennan P, Hashibe M. Association between BMI, change in BMI over a lifetime, and upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) cancers in the ARCAGE study. 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 8.-10. März 2009, Tampa, USA.
  • Marron M, Hashibe M, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Benhamou S, Bouchardy C, Lagiou P, Georgila C, Bencko V, Holcátová I, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Agudo A, Castellsague X, Macfarlane TV, Talamini R, Barzan L, Canova C, Simonato L, Lowry R, Conway DI, McKinney PA, Znaor A, Healy CM, McCartan BE, Møller H, Boffetta P, Brennan P. Types of alcoholic beverages, pattern of drinking and the risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer: European multicenter case-control study ARCAGE. AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) Annual Meeting, 12.-16. April 2008, San Diego, USA.
  • Schmeißer N, Pohlabeln H, Conway DI, Behrens T, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Znaor A, Lagiou P, Kjaerheim K, Marron M, Macfarlane TV, Talamini R, Brennan P, Ahrens W, on behalf of the ARCAGE consortium. Socio-economic prestige (SEP) correlates with upper aero-digestive tract tumours (UADT). Results of a hospital based multi-centre case control study. 3. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Epidemiologie (DGEpi), 24.-27. September 2008, Bielefeld.

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