Richard A Kerber, PhD

Health Management and Systems Sciences

Room No. 217, 485 E. Gray St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-852-6662
Fax: 502-852-3291

Research Interests
Aging, Cancer, Evolution and Chronic Disease, Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology, Quantitative Methods, Data Management

Current Projects
Genetic Characterization of Breast Cancer Risk in Families (Susan B. Komen Foundation)
The Utah Study of Fertility Longevity and Genetics (National Institute on Aging)

Publications: Journal Articles
Kerber RA, O'Brien E, Cawthon RM. (2009). Gene expression profiles associated with aging and mortality in humans. Aging Cell, In Press.

Kerber, R.A., Amos, C.I., Yeap, B.Y., Finkelstein, D.M., and Thomas, D.C. (2008). Design considerations in a sib-pair study of linkage for susceptibility loci in cancer. BMC Med Genet 9, 64.

Neklason, D.W., Kerber, R.A., Nilson, D.B., Anton-Culver, H., Schwartz, A.G., Griffin, C.A., Lowery, J.T., Schildkraut, J.M., Evans, J.P., Tomlinson, G.E., et al. (2008). Common familial colorectal cancer linked to chromosome 7q31: a genome-wide analysis. Cancer Res 68, 8993-8997.

O'Brien, E., Kerber, R., Smith, K., Mineau, G., Boucher, K., and Reed, D.L. (2007). Familial mortality in the Utah population database: characterizing a human aging phenotype. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62, 803-812.

Kerber, R.A., and O'Brien, E. (2005). A cohort study of cancer risk in relation to family histories of cancer in the Utah population database. Cancer 103, 1906-1915.

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