Anna Wu, Ph.D.

University of Southern California
email: Anna.Wu@med.usc.edu

Grants

A prospective study of phthalates, BPA, and breast cancer 2016 (Cycle 22)
Request for Proposals 22UB-2309 $1,603,826
Gut microbiota in association with chemotherapy treatment 2014 (Cycle 20)
IDEA (Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Awards) 20IB-0105 $246,936
Soy, DNA Methylation and Breast Cancer 2011 (Cycle 17)
IDEA (Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Awards) 17IB-0017 $244,524
California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS 2010 (Cycle 16)
SRI Program-directed Awards 16ZB-8001 $1,006,035
Race & Ethnicity in Stage-specific Breast Cancer Survival 2009 (Cycle 15)
Request for Qualifications 15QB-8201 $166,003
Soy Treatment for High-risk Women and DCIS Patients 2009 (Cycle 15)
Translational Research Awards 15OB-0162 $1,203,132
Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer 2004 (Cycle 10)
RFA (Request for Applications) 10PB-0098 $1,610,872
Lifestyle Factors & Breast Ca Prognosis in Asian-Americans 2003 (Cycle IX)
RFA (Request for Applications) 9PB-0089 $1,050,107
Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians 1999 (Cycle V)
RFA (Request for Applications) 5PB-0018 $1,664,130
Gene-Diet/Tobacco Interactions in Breast Cancer in Asians 1997 (Cycle III)
RFA (Request for Applications) 3PB-0102 $745,223
Case-Control Study of Breast Cancer in Asian-American Women 1995 (Cycle I)
Research Project Awards 1RB-0287 $639,651


An intergenic risk locus containing an enhancer deletion in 2q35 modulates breast cancer risk by deregulating IGFBP5 expression doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw223
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Wyszynski, A, Hong C.C, et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Case-Control Study of Breast Cancer in Asian-American Women
 
Identification of independent association signals and putative functional variants for breast cancer risk through fine-scale mapping of the 12p11 locus DOI: 10.1186/s13058-016-0718-0
  Periodical: Breast Cancer Research
  Author(s): Zeng C, Guo X, et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Case-Control Study of Breast Cancer in Asian-American Women
 
Fine scale mapping of the 17q22 breast cancer locus using dense SNPs, genotyped within the Collaborative Oncological Gene-Environment Study (COGs) doi:10.1038/srep32512
  Periodical: Scientific Reports
  Author(s): Darabi H., Beesley J., et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: 6 Nbr: 32512 Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Case-Control Study of Breast Cancer in Asian-American Women
 
An intergenic risk locus containing an enhancer deletion in 2q35 modulates breast cancer risk by deregulating IGFBP5 expression doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw223
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Wyszynski, A, Hong C.C., et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Gene-Diet/Tobacco Interactions in Breast Cancer in Asians
 
Identification of independent association signals and putative functional variants for breast cancer risk through fine-scale mapping of the 12p11 locus DOI: 10.1186/s13058-016-0718-0
  Periodical: Breast Cancer Research
  Author(s): Zeng C, Guo X, et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Gene-Diet/Tobacco Interactions in Breast Cancer in Asians
 
Fine scale mapping of the 17q22 breast cancer locus using dense SNPs, genotyped within the Collaborative Oncological Gene-Environment Study (COGs) doi:10.1038/srep32512
  Periodical: Scientific Reports
  Author(s): Darabi H., Beesley J., et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: 6 Nbr: 32512 Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Gene-Diet/Tobacco Interactions in Breast Cancer in Asians
 
An intergenic risk locus containing an enhancer deletion in 2q35 modulates breast cancer risk by deregulating IGFBP5 expression doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw223
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Wyszynski, A., Hong, C.C., et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Identification of independent association signals and putative functional variants for breast cancer risk through fine-scale mapping of the 12p11 locus DOI: 10.1186/s13058-016-0718-0
  Periodical: Breast Cancer Research
  Author(s): Zeng, C, Guo X, et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Fine scale mapping of the 17q22 breast cancer locus using dense SNPs, genotyped within the Collaborative Oncological Gene-Environment Study (COGs) doi:10.1038/srep32512
  Periodical: Scientific Reports
  Author(s): Darabi H., Beesley J., et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: 6 Nbr: 32512 Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
An intergenic risk locus containing an enhancer deletion in 2q35 modulates breast cancer risk by deregulating IGFBP5 expression doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw223
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Wyszynski A, Hong C-C, et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Identification of independent association signals and putative functional variants for breast cancer risk through fine-scale mapping of the 12p11 locus DOI: 10.1186/s13058-016-0718-0
  Periodical: Breast Cancer Research
  Author(s): Zeng C, Gou J, et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Fine scale mapping of the 17q22 breast cancer locus using dense SNPs, genotyped within the Collaborative Oncological Gene-Environment Study (COGs) doi:10.1038/srep32512
  Periodical: Scientific Reports
  Author(s): Darabi H, Bensley J, et al.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: 6 Nbr: 32512 Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
The effect of patient and contextual characteristics on racial/ethnic disparity in breast cancer mortality
  Periodical: Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention
  Author(s): Richard Sposto, Theresa H. M. Keegan, Cheryl Vigen, Marilyn L. Kwan, Leslie Bernste
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
Validation of self-reported comorbidity status of breast cancer patients with medical records: the California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC)
  Periodical: Cancer Causes Control
  Author(s): Cheryl Vigen, Marilyn L. Kwan, Esther M. John, Scarlett Lin Gomez Theresa H.
  Yr: 2016 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
Diabetes and other comorbidities in breast cancer survival by race/ethnicity: The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC). pii: cebp.1140.2014
  Periodical: Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention
  Author(s): Wu AH, Kurian AW, Kwan ML, John EM, Lu Y, Keegan TH, et al.
  Yr: 2015 Vol: 24 Nbr: Pgs: 361-8
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
Contribution of the Neighborhood Environment and Obesity to Breast Cancer Survival: The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium
  Periodical: Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention
  Author(s): Iona Cheng Salma Shariff-Marco Jocelyn Koo, Kristine R. Monroe Juan Yang
  Yr: 2015 Vol: 24 Nbr: 8 Pgs: 1282-1280
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
Intersection of Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status in Mortality After Breast Cancer
  Periodical: Journal of Community Health
  Author(s): Salma Shariff-Marco, Juan Yang, Esther M. John, Allison W. Kurian,
  Yr: 2015 Vol: 40 Nbr: Pgs: 1287-1299
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
Impact of neighborhoods and body size on survival after breast cancer diagnosis
  Periodical: Health and Place
  Author(s): Salma Shariff-Marco, ScarlettL.Gomez, Meera Sangaramoorthy, Juan Yan
  Yr: 2015 Vol: 36 Nbr: Pgs: 162-172
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
History of Recreational Physical Activity and Survival After Breast Cancer: The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium
  Periodical: American Journal of Epidemiology
  Author(s): Yani Lu Esther M. John, Jane Sullivan-Halley, Cheryl Vigen, Scarlett Lin Gomez, Marilyn
  Yr: 2015 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
Obesity and mortality after breast cancer by race/ethnicty: The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium
  Periodical: American Journal of Epidemiology
  Author(s): Kwan ML, John EM, Caan BJ et al.
  Yr: 2014 Vol: 179 Nbr: 1 Pgs: 95-111
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
Common non-synonymous SNPs associated with breast cancer susceptibility: findings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Milne, R et al.
  Yr: 2014 Vol: 23 Nbr: 22 Pgs: 6096-6111
  Associated Grant: Case-Control Study of Breast Cancer in Asian-American Women
 
Common non-synonymous SNPs associated with breast cancer susceptibility: findings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Milne R, et al.
  Yr: 2014 Vol: 23 Nbr: 22 Pgs: 6096-6111
  Associated Grant: Gene-Diet/Tobacco Interactions in Breast Cancer in Asians
 
Common non-synonymous SNPs associated with breast cancer susceptibility: findings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Milne et al.
  Yr: 2014 Vol: 23 Nbr: 22 Pgs: 6096-6111
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Common non-synonymous SNPs associated with breast cancer susceptibility: findings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Milne et al.
  Yr: 2014 Vol: 23 Nbr: 22 Pgs: 6096-6111
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC): prognostic factors associated with racial/ethnic differences in breast cancer survival.
  Periodical: Cancer Causes Control
  Author(s): Wu AH, Gomez SL, Vigen C. et al.
  Yr: 2013 Vol: 24 Nbr: 10 Pgs: 1821-1836
  Associated Grant: California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium - USC AABCS
 
Soy isoflavones and breast cancer. doi: 10.1200/EdBook_AM.2013.33.102. PMID: 23714469
  Periodical: American Society for Clinical Oncology
  Author(s): Wu AH, Lee E, Vigen C.
  Yr: 2013 Vol: 33 Nbr: Pgs: 102-6
  Associated Grant: Soy Treatment for High-risk Women and DCIS Patients
 
Dietary patterns and breast cancer risk in Asian American women.
  Periodical: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  Author(s): Wu AH, Yu MC, Tseng CC, Stanczyk FZ, Pike MC
  Yr: 2009 Vol: 89 Nbr: 4 Pgs: 1145-54
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Comprehensive association testing of common genetic variation in DNA repair pathway genes in relationship with breast cancer risk in multiple populations.
  Periodical: Human Molecular Genetics
  Author(s): Haiman CA et al, Wu AH, Stram DO, Henderson BE.
  Yr: 2008 Vol: 17 Nbr: 6 Pgs: 825-34
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
A promoter polymorphism in the CASP8 gene is not associated with cancer risk.
  Periodical: Nature Genetics
  Author(s): Haiman CA, Garcia RR, Kolonel LN, Henderson BE, Wu AH, Le Marchand L
  Yr: 2008 Vol: 40 Nbr: 3 Pgs: 259-260
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Epidemiology of soy exposures and breast cancer risk.
  Periodical: British Journal of Cancer
  Author(s): Wu AH, Yu MC, Tseng CC, Pike MC.
  Yr: 2008 Vol: 98 Nbr: 1 Pgs: 9-14
  Associated Grant: Lifestyle Factors & Breast Ca Prognosis in Asian-Americans
 
Tamoxifen, soy, and lifestyle factors in Asian American women with breast cancer.
  Periodical: Journal of Clinical Oncology
  Author(s): Wu AH, Pike MC, Williams LD, Spicer D, Tseng CC, Churchwell MI, Doerge DR
  Yr: 2007 Vol: 25 Nbr: 21 Pgs: 3024-30
  Associated Grant: Lifestyle Factors & Breast Ca Prognosis in Asian-Americans
 
Diabetes and risk of breast cancer in Asian-American women.
  Periodical: Carcinogenesis
  Author(s): Wu AH, Yu MC, Tseng CC, Stanczyk FZ, Pike MC.
  Yr: 2007 Vol: 28 Nbr: 7 Pgs: 1561-1566
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Tamoxifen, Soy, and Lifestyle Factors in Asian American Women With Breast Cancer.
  Periodical: Journal of Clinical Oncology
  Author(s): Wu AH, Pike MC, Williams LD, Spicer D, Tseng CC, Churchwell MI, Doerge DR.
  Yr: 2007 Vol: Nbr: Pgs:
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Body size, hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer in Asian-American women.
  Periodical: International Journal of Cancer
  Author(s): Wu AH, Yu MC, Tseng CC, Pike MC
  Yr: 2006 Vol: 120 Nbr: Pgs: 844-852
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Estimated Asian adult soy protein and isoflavone intakes.
  Periodical: Nutrition and Cancer
  Author(s): Messina M, Nagata C, Wu AH.
  Yr: 2006 Vol: 56 Nbr: 2 Pgs: 128-135
  Associated Grant: Tea, Genes and Their Interactions on Breast Cancer
 
Plasma isoflavone levels versus self-reported soy isoflavone levels in Asian-American women in Los Angeles County.
  Periodical: Carcinogenesis
  Author(s): Wu AH, Yu MC, Tseng CC, Twaddle NC, Doerge DR
  Yr: 2004 Vol: 25 Nbr: 1 Pgs: 77-81
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Physical activity and breast cancer risk among Asian-American women in Los Angeles: a case-control study.
  Periodical: Cancer
  Author(s): Wu AH, Yang D, Bernstein L
  Yr: 2003 Vol: 97 Nbr: 10 Pgs: 2565-2575
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Green tea and risk of breast cancer in Asian Americans.
  Periodical: International Journal of Cancer
  Author(s): Wu AH, Yu MC, Tseng CC, Hankin J, Pike MC
  Yr: 2003 Vol: 106 Nbr: 4 Pgs: 574-579
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Tea intake, COMT genotype, and breast cancer in Asian-American women.
  Periodical: Cancer Research
  Author(s): Wu AH, Tseng CC, Van Den Berg D, Yu MC
  Yr: 2003 Vol: 63 Nbr: 21 Pgs: 7526-7529
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
HSD17B1 and CYP17 polymorphisms and breast cancer risk among Chinese women in Singapore.
  Periodical: International Journal of Cancer
  Author(s): Wu AH, Seow A, Arakawa K, Van Den Berg D, Lee HP, Yu MC
  Yr: 2003 Vol: 104 Nbr: 4 Pgs: 450-457
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Adolescent and adult soy intake and risk of breast cancer in Asian-Americans.
  Periodical: Carcinogenesis
  Author(s): Wu AH, Wan P, Hankin J, Tseng CC, Yu MC, Pike MC.
  Yr: 2002 Vol: Sep Nbr: 23(9) Pgs: 1491-1496
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Soy intake and other lifestyle determinants of serum estrogen levels among postmenopausal Chinese women in Singapore.
  Periodical: Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
  Author(s): Wu AH, Stanczyk FZ, Seow A, Lee HP, Yu MC
  Yr: 2002 Vol: 11 Nbr: 9 Pgs: 844-851
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Soy and risk of hormone-related and other cancers.
  Periodical: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
  Author(s): Wu AH
  Yr: 2001 Vol: Nbr: 492 Pgs: 19-28
  Associated Grant: Estrogen metabolizing genes, soy and breast cancer in Asians
 
Diet & Breast Cancer in multiethnic populations.
  Periodical: Cancer
  Author(s): Wu A.H.
  Yr: 2000 Vol: 88 Nbr: 5 Suppl. Pgs: 1239-44
  Associated Grant: Case-Control Study of Breast Cancer in Asian-American Women
 
Breast Cancer among Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders.
  Periodical: Asian American & Pacific Islander Journal of Health
  Author(s): Wu A.H.
  Yr: 1998 Vol: 6 Nbr: Pgs: 327-343
  Associated Grant: Case-Control Study of Breast Cancer in Asian-American Women