Sara Lindstroem

Assistant Professor,
Department of Epidemiology

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

University of Washington

Lindstroem's research focuses on understanding the genetic contribution to common complex traits, with a primary emphasis on cancer and linked traits. By leveraging long-running large population-based studies, she investigates how our genetics and environment affect our risk of developing disease. Her current research projects include studying the shared genetic origin between common cancers and the genetics underlying childhood obesity, breast tissue composition and venous thromboembolism. She is also seeking approaches to incorporate information about the functional characteristics of the genome in her studies. She is involved in several large-scale international collaborations that study the genetics underlying breast and prostate cancer. Among her recent publications is "Assessing the causal relationship between obesity and venous thromboembolism through a Mendelian Randomization study.'' Human Genetics 136:897-902, 2017.

https://epi.washington.edu/faculty/lindstroem-sara

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

University of Washington

Lindstroem's research focuses on understanding the genetic contribution to common complex traits, with a primary emphasis on cancer and linked traits. By leveraging long-running large population-based studies, she investigates how our genetics and environment affect our risk of developing disease. Her current research projects include studying the shared genetic origin between common cancers and the genetics underlying childhood obesity, breast tissue composition and venous thromboembolism. She is also seeking approaches to incorporate information about the functional characteristics of the genome in her studies. She is involved in several large-scale international collaborations that study the genetics underlying breast and prostate cancer. Among her recent publications is "Assessing the causal relationship between obesity and venous thromboembolism through a Mendelian Randomization study.'' Human Genetics 136:897-902, 2017.

https://epi.washington.edu/faculty/lindstroem-sara