Jirong Long Archives
New predictors of prostate cancer risk
Sep. 17, 2020—An international group of researchers including Vanderbilt epidemiologists has identified new DNA methylation biomarkers associated with prostate cancer risk.
Biomarkers of DNA methylation can be a predictor of breast cancer risk
Jun. 26, 2019—Biomarkers of DNA methylation, which regulate gene expression, can be a predictor of breast cancer risk.
Mouth microbes and colorectal cancer
Jun. 6, 2019—Microbial species in the mouth could be playing a role in colorectal cancer development, according to new research from epidemiologists at VUMC.
Role for mouth microbes in diabetes?
Mar. 8, 2017—A higher abundance of certain bacterial species in the mouth appears to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered.
Potent genetic risk factor for breast cancer identified
Feb. 28, 2013—Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found a powerful new genetic risk factor for breast cancer.