BBS Faculty Member - Aditi Hazra

Aditi Hazra

Department of Medicine

Harvard Medical School
Channing Laboratory, Room 335
181 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: 617-525-2035
Fax: 617-525-2008

Dr. Aditi Hazra is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses on genomic and epigenomic susceptibility to cancer and nutritional genomics. Her nutritional genomics research has discovered new genetic loci that influence quantitative plasma one-carbon metabolite levels. To further explain the heritability of the plasma metabolites, she has initiated an international Nutritional Genomics Consortium to validate and expand the current findings. Dr. Hazra is pursuing a novel approach to the epidemiology of breast cancer in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) to identify novel epigenomic biomarkers, evaluate methylation propensity and the epigenomic basis of gene expression.

Last Update: 6/3/2013


Hazra A, Chanock S, Giovannucci EL, Cox DG, Niu T, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Hunter DJ. Large-scale evaluation of genetic variants in candidate genes for colorectal cancer risk in the
Nurses' Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. CEBP 2008; 311-319.

Hazra A, Kraft P, Selhub J, Giovannucci EL, Thomas G, Hoover R, Chanock S, Hunter DJ. Common variants in FUT2 are associated with plasma vitamin B12 levels. Nature Genetics.
Advance Online Publication, Sept. 7, 2008, doi:10.1038/ng.210.

Hazra A, Kraft P, Lazarus R, Chen C, Chanock SJ, Jacques P, Selhub J, Hunter DJ. Genomewide significant predictors of metabolites in the one-carbon metabolism pathway. Human Molecular Genetics. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Dec 1;18(23):4677-87. Epub 2009 Sep 10.

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