Contact Information
Susan L. Neuhausen, Ph.D.
  • Morris & Horowitz Families Professor in Cancer Etiology and Outcomes Research, Population Sciences
  • Co-leader, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Areas

Languages Spoken
  • English

Professional Experience

  • 2011 - present, Co-leader, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2009 - present, Professor, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2007 - 2009, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • 2007 - 2009, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • 2004 - 2009, Associate Director, Genetic Epidemiology Research Institute (an Organized Research Unit), University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • 2002 - 2007, Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • 1999 - 2002, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 1998 - 2002, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 1998 - 1999, Research Associate Professor, Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 1994 - 1998, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 1992 - 1994, Lab Director, Research Associate, Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 1991 - 1992, Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
  • 1988 - 1990, Senior Research Scientist, Molecular Biology/Plant Breeding, NPI, Salt Lake City, UT

Education

Education/Training
  • 1986, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, Ph.D., Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • 1983, Michigan State University, M.S., Crop and Soil Sciences
  • 1978, Michigan State University, B.S., Horticulture

Memberships

  • American Association of Cancer Research
  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • California Teachers Study Steering Committee
  • Breast Cancer Family Registry

Publications

  • Bolton KL, Chenevix-Trench G, Goh C, Sadetzki S, Ramus SJ, Karlan BY, Lambrechts D, Despierre E, Barrowdale D, McGuffog L, Healey S, Easton DF, Sinilnikova O, Benítez J, García MJ, Neuhausen S, Gail MH, Hartge P, Peock S, Frost D, Evans DG, Eeles R, Godwin AK, Daly MB, Kwong A, Ma ES, Lázaro C, Blanco I, Montagna M, D'Andrea E, Nicoletto MO, Johnatty SE, Kjær SK, Jensen A, Høgdall E, Goode EL, Fridley BL, Loud JT, Greene MH, Mai PL, Chetrit A, Lubin F, Hirsh-Yechezkel G, Glendon G, Andrulis IL, Toland AE, Senter L, Gore ME, Gourley C, Michie CO, Song H, Tyrer J, Whittemore AS, McGuire V, Sieh W, Kristoffersson U, Olsson H, Borg Å, Levine DA, Steele L, Beattie MS, Chan S, Nussbaum RL, Moysich KB, Gross J, Cass I, Walsh C, Li AJ, Leuchter R, Gordon O, Garcia-Closas M, Gayther SA, Chanock SJ, Antoniou AC, Pharoah PD; EMBRACE; kConFab Investigators; Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network. Association between BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and survival in women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer. . JAMA. 2012 Jan 25;307(4):382-90.
  • Liu J, Cristea MC, Frankel P, Neuhausen SL, Steele L, Engelstaedter V, Matulonis U, Sand S, Tung N, Garber JE, Weitzel JN. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of BRCA-associated ovarian cancer: genotype and survival. Cancer Genet. 2012 Jan;205(1-2):34-41.
  • Clague J, Wilhoite G, Adamson A, Bailis A, Weitzel JN, Neuhausen SL. RAD51C germline mutations in breast and ovarian cancer cases from high-risk families. PLoS One: Epub 2011 Sep 28.
  • Marshall SF, Clarke CA, Deapen D, Delellis Henderson K, Largent J, Neuhausen SL, Reynolds P, Ursin G, Horn-Ross PL, Stram DO, Templeman C, Bernstein L. (2010) Recent breast cancer incidence trends according to hormone therapy use: the California Teachers Study cohort. Breast Cancer Res. Jan 8;12(1):R4. [Epub] PMCID: PMC2880422
  • Neuhausen SL, Steele L, Ryan S, Mousavi M, Pinto M, Osann KE, Flodman P, Zone JJ. (2008) Co-occurrence of celiac disease and other autoimmune diseases in celiacs and their first-degree relatives. J Autoimmunity 31: 160-165. PMCID: PMC2630860
  • Garner CP, Ding YC, John EM, Ingles, SA, Olopade OI, Huo D, Adebamowo C, Ogundiran T, Neuhausen SL. (2008) Genetic variation in IGFBP2 and IGFBP5 is associated with breast cancer in populations of African descent. Human Genetics 123: 247-255
  • Neuhausen SL, Brummel S, Ding YC, Singer CF, Pfeiler G, Lynch HT, Nathanson KL, et al. (2009) Genetic variation in insulin-like growth factor signaling genes and breast cancer risk among BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers. Breast Cancer Res. Oct 20;11(5):R76. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID: PMC2790858
  • West-Wright CN, Henderson KD, Sullivan-Halley J, Ursin G, Deapen D, Neuhausen SL, Reynolds P, Chang E, Ma H, Bernstein L. (2009) Long-term and recent recreational physical activity and survival after breast cancer: the California Teachers Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 18(11):2851-9. PMCID: PMC2783945
  • Antoniou AC, Beesley J, McGuffog L, Sinilnikova OM, Healey S, Neuhausen SL, ….Chenevix-Trench G, Easton DF; on behalf of CIMBA. (2010) Common Breast Cancer Susceptibility Alleles and the Risk of Breast Cancer for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: Implications for Risk Prediction. Cancer Res. 70:9742-9754. PMCID: PMC2999830
  • Domchek S, Friebel TM, Singer CF, Evans DG, Lynch HT, Isaacs C, Garber JE, Neuhausen SL, Matloff E, Eelse R, Pichert G, Vant’veer L., Tung N, Weitzel JN, Couch FJ, Rubinstein WS, Ganz PA, Daly MB, Olopade OI, Tomlinson G, Schildkraut J, Blum JL, Rebbeck TR. Association of risk-reducing surgery in BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation carriers with cancer risk and mortality. Jour Amer Med Assoc. 2010. 304: 967-975. PMCID: PMC2948529
  • Levy D, Neuhausen SL, Hunt SC, Kimura M, Hwang SJ, Chen W, Bis JC, Fitzpatrick AL, Smith E, Johnson AD, Gardner JP, Srinivasan SR, Schork N, Rotter JI, Herbig U, Psaty BM, Sastrasinh M, Murray SS, Vasan RS, Province MA, Glazer NL, Lu X, Cao X, Kronmal R, Mangino M, Soranzo N, Spector TD, Berenson GS, Aviv A. (2010) Genome-wide association identifies OBFC1 as a locus involved in human leukocyte telomere biology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107(20):9293-8. PMCID: PMC2889047
  • Dubois PC, Trynka G, Franke L, Hunt KA, Romanos J, Curtotti A, Zhernakova A, Heap GA, Adány R, Aromaa A, Bardella MT, van den Berg LH, Bockett NA, de la Concha EG, Dema B, Fehrmann RS, Fernández-Arquero M, Fiatal S, Grandone E, Green PM, Groen HJ, Gwilliam R, Houwen RH, Hunt SE, Kaukinen K, Kelleher D, Korponay-Szabo I, Kurppa K, Macmathuna P, Mäki M, Mazzilli MC, McCann OT, Mearin ML, Mein CA, Mirza MM, Mistry V, Mora B, Morley KI, Mulder CJ, Murray JA, Núñez C, Oosterom E, Ophoff RA, Polanco I, Peltonen L, Platteel M, Rybak A, Salomaa V, Schweizer JJ, Sperandeo MP, Tack GJ, Turner G, Veldink JH, Verbeek WH, Weersma RK, Wolters VM, Urcelay E, Cukrowska B, Greco L, Neuhausen SL, McManus R, Barisani D, Deloukas P, Barrett JC, Saavalainen P, Wijmenga C, van Heel DA. (2010) Multiple common variants for celiac disease influencing immune gene expression. Nat Genet. 42: 295-302. PMCID: PMC2847618
  • Ding YC, Steele L, Kuan C-J, Greilac S, Neuhausen SL. (2010) Mutations in BRCA2 and PALB2 in male breast cancer cases from the United States. Br Ca Res Treat 2010 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]. NIHMSID: NIHMS264690
  • Bordeleau L, Lipscombe L, Lubinski J, Ghadirian P, Foulkes WD, Neuhausen SL, Ainsworth P, Pollak M, Sun P, Narod SA; the Hereditary Breast Cancer Clinical Study Group. (2011) Diabetes and breast cancer among women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. Cancer 117: 1812-1818
  • Ding YC, Steele L, Chu LH, Kelley K, Davis H, John EM, Tomlinson GE, Neuhausen SL. (2011) Germline mutations in PALB2 in African-American breast cancer cases. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 126: 227-230
  • Ramus SJ, Kartsonaki C, Gayther SA, Pharoah PD, Sinilnikova OM, Beesley J, Chen X, McGuffog L, Healey S, Couch FJ, Wang X, Fredericksen Z, Peterlongo P, Manoukian S, Peissel B, Zaffaroni D, Roversi G, Barile M, Viel A, Allavena A, Ottini L, Papi L, Gismondi V, Capra F, Radice P, Greene MH, Mai PL, Andrulis IL, Glendon G, Ozcelik H; OCGN, Thomassen M, Gerdes AM, Kruse TA, Cruger D, Jensen UB, Caligo MA, Olsson H, Kristoffersson U, Lindblom A, Arver B, Karlsson P, Stenmark Askmalm M, Borg A, Neuhausen SL, Ding YC, …; on behalf of Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2. (2011) Genetic Variation at 9p22.2 and Ovarian Cancer Risk for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers. Jour Natl Canc Inst. 103: 105-116. PMCID: Pending
  • Lee E, Schumacher F, Lewinger JP, Neuhausen SL, Anton-Culver H, Horn-Ross PL, Henderson KD, Ziogas A, Van Den Berg D, Bernstein L, Ursin G. (2011) The association of polymorphisms in hormone metabolism pathway genes, menopausal hormone therapy, and breast cancer risk: a nested case-control study in the California Teachers Study cohort. Breast Cancer Res. Apr 1;13(2):R37
  • Neuhausen SL, Brummel S, Ding YC, Steele L, Nathanson KL, Domchek SM, Rebbeck TR, Singer CF, Pfeiler G, Lynch HT, Garber JE, Couch FJ, Weitzel JN, Godwin AK, Narod SA, Ganz PA, Daly MB, Isaacs C, Olopade OI, Tomlinson GE, Rubinstein WS, Tung N, Blum JL, Gillen DL. Genetic Variation in IGF2, HTRA1, and MMP3 and Breast Cancer Risk Among BRCA1 and BRCA2 Carriers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Clinical Trials

Locations

  • City of Hope - Main Campus (Duarte)
    1500 East Duarte Road
    Duarte, CA 91010