Epidemiology Faculty and Staff


Veronika Fedirko  

Updated: 08/24/2014    [update]
Assistant Professor (Graduate Faculty)

Assistant Professor

Department of:

1518 Clifton Road, CNR 3023
Atlanta, GA 30322
veronika.fedirko (at) emory.edu
tel: 404-712-8332
fax: 404-727-8737

PhD, 2009, Emory University
MPH, 2005, Emory University
Additional Appointment(s):
Winship Cancer Institute, Associate Member
Courses Taught:
EPI 743: Epidemiology Of Cancer
Areas of Interest/Research:
Cancer Prevention
Selected Research Projects:

Areas of Research: Cancer and molecular epidemiology, cancer prevention, cancer survivorship, nutrition; specific areas of interest include colorectal cancer, liver cancer, biomarkers of cancer risk and prognosis, and chemoprevention by vitamin D and calcium.


Selected Research Projects:

1R21CA182752-01A1  "Vitamin D3, Calcium, Biomarkers of Gut Barrier Function" (Fedirko, PI);


1R03CA184578-01  "Vitamin D3, Calcium and Inflammation, Immunomodulation and Colonic Permeability" (Fedirko, PI);


1R03CA183016-01A1 "A Pooled Analysis of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and Colorectal Cancer Survival" (Fedirko, PI).  

Google Scholar Profile:  http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=l1aQUQgAAAAJ&hl=en

Selected Publications:
Fedirko, V
, Duarte-Salles T, Bamia C, Trichopoulou A, Aleksandrova K, Trichopoulos D, et al.
Pre-diagnostic circulating vitamin D levels and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in European populations: A nested case-control study.
Hepatology. doi: 10.1002/hep.27079.
, 2014.
Fedirko, V
, Romieu I, Aleksandrova K, Pischon T, Trichopoulos D, Peeters PH, et al.
Pre-diagnostic Anthropometry and Survival after Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis in Western European Populations.
Int J Cancer. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28841.
, 2014.
Duarte-Salles T,
Fedirko, V
, Stepien M, Trichopoulou A, Bamia C, et al.
Dairy products and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition.
Int J Cancer
, 135: 1662-72, 2014.
Hughes DJ*,
Fedirko, V
*, Jenab M, Schomburg L, Méplan C, et al. (*joint first authors)
Selenium status is associated with colorectal cancer risk in the European prospective investigation of cancer and nutrition cohort
Int J Cancer. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29071
, 2014.
Fedirko, V
, Trichopolou A, Bamia C, Duarte-Salles T, Trepo E, Aleksandrova K, et al.
Consumption of fish and meats and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
Ann Oncol
, 24: 2166-73, 2013.
Dik VK, Murphy N, Siersema PD,
Fedirko, V
, Jenab M, et al.
Prediagnostic Intake of Dairy Products and Dietary Calcium and Colorectal Cancer Survival-Results from the EPIC Cohort Study.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
, 2014.
Yang B, McCullough ML, Gapstur SM, Jacobs EJ, Bostick RM,
Fedirko, V
, Flanders WD, Campbell PT.
Calcium, Vitamin D, Dairy Products, and Mortality Among Colorectal Cancer Survivors: The Cancer Prevention Study-II Nutrition Cohort.
J Clin Oncol
, 32: 2335-43, 2014.
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