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PhD Studentship in Genetic Epidemiology of Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer runs in families and must have a strong genetic basis, but most of the genes that cause the disease have not been discovered. Several important questions about the heritability of breast cancer remain to be answered. How many genes are involved in the disease? Why is the heritability higher at young ages? Does genetics explain why mammographic density is a risk factor? Can genetics improve the clinical prediction of breast cancer risk?

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Computer science
Medical sciences

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
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Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine