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Eric Polley, PhD

National Cancer Institute
MD
Fellow - Computational Biology
2012

University of California, Berkeley
CA
PhD - Biostatistics
2010

Columbia University
NY
MS - Biostatistics
2005

Saint John's University
MN
BA - Mathematics
2003

Germline Pathogenic Variants in Cancer Predisposition Genes Among Women With Invasive Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast.
Yadav S, Hu C, Nathanson KL, Weitzel JN, Goldgar DE, Kraft P, Gnanaolivu RD, Na J, Huang H, Boddicker NJ, Larson N, Gao C, Yao S, Weinberg C, Vachon CM, Trentham-Dietz A, Taylor JA, Sandler DR, Patel A, Palmer JR, Olson JE, Neuhausen S, Martinez E, Lindstrom S, Lacey JV, Kurian AW, John EM, Haiman C, Bernstein L, Auer PW, Anton-Culver H, Ambrosone CB, Karam R, Chao E, Yussuf A, Pesaran T, Dolinsky JS, Hart SN, LaDuca H, Polley EC, Domchek SM, Couch FJ. Germline Pathogenic Variants in Cancer Predisposition Genes Among Women With Invasive Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast. J Clin Oncol. 2021 Oct 21; JCO2100640.
PMID: 34672684

Real-world Cardiovascular Outcomes Associated With Degarelix vs Leuprolide for Prostate Cancer Treatment.
Wallach JD, Deng Y, McCoy RG, Dhruva SS, Herrin J, Berkowitz A, Polley EC, Quinto K, Gandotra C, Crown W, Noseworthy P, Yao X, Shah ND, Ross JS, Lyon TD. Real-world Cardiovascular Outcomes Associated With Degarelix vs Leuprolide for Prostate Cancer Treatment. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Oct 01; 4(10):e2130587.
PMID: 34677594

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Multigene Hereditary Cancer Panel Test Results for Women With Breast Cancer.
Yadav S, LaDuca H, Polley EC, Hu C, Niguidula N, Shimelis H, Lilyquist J, Na J, Lee KY, Gutierrez S, Yussuf A, Hart SN, Davis BT, Chao EC, Pesaran T, Goldgar DE, Dolinsky JS, Couch FJ. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Multigene Hereditary Cancer Panel Test Results for Women With Breast Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 Oct 01; 113(10):1429-1433.
PMID: 33146377

Quantitative Biomarkers for Cancer Detection Using Contrast-Free Ultrasound High-Definition Microvessel Imaging: Fractal Dimension, Murray's Deviation, Bifurcation Angle & Spatial Vascularity Pattern.
Ternifi R, Wang Y, Wang Y, Polley EC, Fazzio RT, Fatemi M, Alizad A. Quantitative Biomarkers for Cancer Detection Using Contrast-Free Ultrasound High-Definition Microvessel Imaging: Fractal Dimension, Murray's Deviation, Bifurcation Angle & Spatial Vascularity Pattern. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2021 Jul 30; PP.
PMID: 34329160

Risk of Late-Onset Breast Cancer in Genetically Predisposed Women.
Boddicker NJ, Hu C, Weitzel JN, Kraft P, Nathanson KL, Goldgar DE, Na J, Huang H, Gnanaolivu RD, Larson N, Yussuf A, Yao S, Vachon CM, Trentham-Dietz A, Teras L, Taylor JA, Scott CE, Sandler DP, Pesaran T, Patel AV, Palmer JR, Ong IM, Olson JE, O'Brien K, Neuhausen S, Martinez E, Ma H, Lindstrom S, Le Marchand L, Kooperberg C, Karam R, Hunter DJ, Hodge JM, Haiman C, Gaudet MM, Gao C, LaDuca H, Lacey JV, Dolinsky JS, Chao E, Carter BD, Burnside ES, Bertrand KA, Bernstein L, Auer PW, Ambrosone C, Yadav S, Hart SN, Polley EC, Domchek SM, Couch FJ. Risk of Late-Onset Breast Cancer in Genetically Predisposed Women. J Clin Oncol. 2021 Jul 22; JCO2100531.
PMID: 34292776

Comparison of the Prevalence of Pathogenic Variants in Cancer Susceptibility Genes in Black Women and Non-Hispanic White Women With Breast Cancer in the United States.
Domchek SM, Yao S, Chen F, Hu C, Hart SN, Goldgar DE, Nathanson KL, Ambrosone CB, Haiman CA, Couch FJ, Polley EC, Palmer JR. Comparison of the Prevalence of Pathogenic Variants in Cancer Susceptibility Genes in Black Women and Non-Hispanic White Women With Breast Cancer in the United States. JAMA Oncol. 2021 Jul 01; 7(7):1045-1050.
PMID: 34042955

Preserved skeletal muscle oxidative capacity in older adults despite decreased cardiorespiratory fitness with ageing.
Zhang X, Kunz HE, Gries K, Hart CR, Polley EC, Lanza IR. Preserved skeletal muscle oxidative capacity in older adults despite decreased cardiorespiratory fitness with ageing. J Physiol. 2021 07; 599(14):3581-3592.
PMID: 34032280

A molecular pathology, neurobiology, biochemical, genetic and neuroimaging study of progressive apraxia of speech.
Josephs KA, Duffy JR, Clark HM, Utianski RL, Strand EA, Machulda MM, Botha H, Martin PR, Pham NTT, Stierwalt J, Ali F, Buciuc M, Baker M, Fernandez De Castro CH, Spychalla AJ, Schwarz CG, Reid RI, Senjem ML, Jack CR, Lowe VJ, Bigio EH, Reichard RR, Polley EJ, Ertekin-Taner N, Rademakers R, DeTure MA, Ross OA, Dickson DW, Whitwell JL. A molecular pathology, neurobiology, biochemical, genetic and neuroimaging study of progressive apraxia of speech. Nat Commun. 2021 06 08; 12(1):3452.
PMID: 34103532

Risk of Breast Cancer Among Carriers of Pathogenic Variants in Breast Cancer Predisposition Genes Varies by Polygenic Risk Score.
Gao C, Polley EC, Hart SN, Huang H, Hu C, Gnanaolivu R, Lilyquist J, Boddicker NJ, Na J, Ambrosone CB, Auer PL, Bernstein L, Burnside ES, Eliassen AH, Gaudet MM, Haiman C, Hunter DJ, Jacobs EJ, John EM, Lindström S, Ma H, Neuhausen SL, Newcomb PA, O'Brien KM, Olson JE, Ong IM, Patel AV, Palmer JR, Sandler DP, Tamimi R, Taylor JA, Teras LR, Trentham-Dietz A, Vachon CM, Weinberg CR, Yao S, Weitzel JN, Goldgar DE, Domchek SM, Nathanson KL, Couch FJ, Kraft P. Risk of Breast Cancer Among Carriers of Pathogenic Variants in Breast Cancer Predisposition Genes Varies by Polygenic Risk Score. J Clin Oncol. 2021 Aug 10; 39(23):2564-2573.
PMID: 34101481

Adipose tissue macrophage populations and inflammation are associated with systemic inflammation and insulin resistance in obesity.
Kunz HE, Hart CR, Gries KJ, Parvizi M, Laurenti M, Dalla Man C, Moore N, Zhang X, Ryan Z, Polley EC, Jensen MD, Vella A, Lanza IR. Adipose tissue macrophage populations and inflammation are associated with systemic inflammation and insulin resistance in obesity. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2021 07 01; 321(1):E105-E121.
PMID: 33998291

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NCI Director's award for the development of the NCI-MATCH clinical trial
National Cancer Institute
2015