Dr. Bhatti is an epidemiologist whose international research program focuses on the use of molecular markers to improve understanding of occupational and environmental risk factors for cancer and identify potential targets for intervention. Research interests include nightshift work and cancer, epigenetic and metabolomic mediators of cancer risk and children’s environmental health.

Affiliations

Adjunct Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

Affiliate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington

Associate Member, Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Credentials

PhD in Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (Epidemiology emphasis), School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

MSC in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada

BS in Cell Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Sciences, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada

Projects

BC Generations Project

Dr. Bhatti is Scientific Director of the BC Generations Project, a unique cohort of ~30,000 British Columbians that have provided data and biospecimens so that we can identify and better understand risk factors for cancer and other chronic diseases.

Selected Publications

Methylome-wide association study provides evidence of particulate matter air pollution-associated DNA methylation.

Environment international, 2019
Gondalia, Rahul, Baldassari, Antoine, Holliday, Katelyn M, Justice, Anne E, Méndez-Giráldez, Raúl, Stewart, James D, Liao, Duanping, Yanosky, Jeff D, Brennan, Kasey J M, Engel, Stephanie M, Jordahl, Kristina M, Kennedy, Elizabeth, Ward-Caviness, Cavin K, Wolf, Kathrin, Waldenberger, Melanie, Cyrys, Josef, Peters, Annette, Bhatti, Parveen, Horvath, Steve, Assimes, Themistocles L, Pankow, James S, Demerath, Ellen W, Guan, Weihua, Fornage, Myriam, Bressler, Jan, North, Kari E, Conneely, Karen N, Li, Yun, Hou, Lifang, Baccarelli, Andrea A, Whitsel, Eric A

Pooled study of occupational exposure to aromatic hydrocarbon solvents and risk of multiple myeloma.

Occupational and environmental medicine, 2018
De Roos, Anneclaire J, Spinelli, John, Brown, Elizabeth B, Atanackovic, Djordje, Baris, Dalsu, Bernstein, Leslie, Bhatti, Parveen, Camp, Nicola J, Chiu, Brian C, Clavel, Jacqueline, Cozen, Wendy, De Sanjosé, Silvia, Dosman, James A, Hofmann, Jonathan N, McLaughlin, John R, Miligi, Lucia, Monnereau, Alain, Orsi, Laurent, Purdue, Mark P, Schinasi, Leah H, Tricot, Guido J, Wang, Sophia S, Zhang, Yawei, Birmann, Brenda M, Cocco, Pierluigi

Young Adult and Usual Adult Body Mass Index and Multiple Myeloma Risk: A Pooled Analysis in the International Multiple Myeloma Consortium (IMMC).

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 2017
Birmann, Brenda M, Andreotti, Gabriella, De Roos, Anneclaire J, Camp, Nicola J, Chiu, Brian C H, Spinelli, John J, Becker, Nikolaus, Benhaim-Luzon, Véronique, Bhatti, Parveen, Boffetta, Paolo, Brennan, Paul, Brown, Elizabeth E, Cocco, Pierluigi, Costas, Laura, Cozen, Wendy, de Sanjosé, Silvia, Foretová, Lenka, Giles, Graham G, Maynadié, Marc, Moysich, Kirsten, Nieters, Alexandra, Staines, Anthony, Tricot, Guido, Weisenburger, Dennis, Zhang, Yawei, Baris, Dalsu, Purdue, Mark P

A Meta-analysis of Multiple Myeloma Risk Regions in African and European Ancestry Populations Identifies Putatively Functional Loci.

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 2016
Rand, Kristin A, Song, Chi, Dean, Eric, Serie, Daniel J, Curtin, Karen, Sheng, Xin, Hu, Donglei, Huff, Carol Ann, Bernal-Mizrachi, Leon, Tomasson, Michael H, Ailawadhi, Sikander, Singhal, Seema, Pawlish, Karen, Peters, Edward S, Bock, Cathryn H, Stram, Alex, Van Den Berg, David J, Edlund, Christopher K, Conti, David V, Zimmerman, Todd, Hwang, Amie E, Huntsman, Scott, Graff, John, Nooka, Ajay, Kong, Yinfei, Pregja, Silvana L, Berndt, Sonja I, Blot, William J, Carpten, John, Casey, Graham, Chu, Lisa, Diver, W Ryan, Stevens, Victoria L, Lieber, Michael R, Goodman, Phyllis J, Hennis, Anselm J M, Hsing, Ann W, Mehta, Jayesh, Kittles, Rick A, Kolb, Suzanne, Klein, Eric A, Leske, Cristina, Murphy, Adam B, Nemesure, Barbara, Neslund-Dudas, Christine, Strom, Sara S, Vij, Ravi, Rybicki, Benjamin A, Stanford, Janet L, Signorello, Lisa B, Witte, John S, Ambrosone, Christine B, Bhatti, Parveen, John, Esther M, Bernstein, Leslie, Zheng, Wei, Olshan, Andrew F, Hu, Jennifer J, Ziegler, Regina G, Nyante, Sarah J, Bandera, Elisa V, Birmann, Brenda M, Ingles, Sue A, Press, Michael F, Atanackovic, Djordje, Glenn, Martha J, Cannon-Albright, Lisa A, Jones, Brandt, Tricot, Guido, Martin, Thomas G, Kumar, Shaji K, Wolf, Jeffrey L, Deming Halverson, Sandra L, Rothman, Nathaniel, Brooks-Wilson, Angela R, Rajkumar, S Vincent, Kolonel, Laurence N, Chanock, Stephen J, Slager, Susan L, Severson, Richard K, Janakiraman, Nalini, Terebelo, Howard R, Brown, Elizabeth E, De Roos, Anneclaire J, Mohrbacher, Ann F, Colditz, Graham A, Giles, Graham G, Spinelli, John J, Chiu, Brian C, Munshi, Nikhil C, Anderson, Kenneth C, Levy, Joan, Zonder, Jeffrey A, Orlowski, Robert Z, Lonial, Sagar, Camp, Nicola J, Vachon, Celine M, Ziv, Elad, Stram, Daniel O, Hazelett, Dennis J, Haiman, Christopher A, Cozen, Wendy

Radiation-Related New Primary Solid Cancers in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Comparative Radiation Dose Response and Modification of Treatment Effects.

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 2016
Inskip, Peter D, Sigurdson, Alice J, Veiga, Lene, Bhatti, Parveen, Ronckers, Cécile, Rajaraman, Preetha, Boukheris, Houda, Stovall, Marilyn, Smith, Susan, Hammond, Sue, Henderson, Tara O, Watt, Tanya C, Mertens, Ann C, Leisenring, Wendy, Stratton, Kayla, Whitton, John, Donaldson, Sarah S, Armstrong, Gregory T, Robison, Leslie L, Neglia, Joseph P
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