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Hansong Wang, PhD

Hansong Wang, PhD
  • Associate Specialist (Associate Professor)
    and Associate Member
    Cancer Epidemiology Program
    University of Hawai'i Cancer Center


  • PhD (Statistical Genetics), University of Southern California

Research Focus

Dr. Wang's research interests are in dealing with design issues in population-based genetic association studies. Specific interests include multi-stage cost-efficient design, population structure/stratification and gene-gene and gene-environment interactions.


  • Wang H, Yamamoto JF, Caberto C, Saltzman B, Decker R, Vogt TM, Yokochi L, Chanock S, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L. (2011) Genetic variation in the bioactivation pathway for polycyclic hydrocarbons and heterocyclic amines in relation to risk of colorectal neoplasia. Carcinogenesis 32(2): 203-209.
  • Wang H, Haiman CA, Kolonel LN, Henderson BE, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Stram DO. (2010) Self-reported ethnicity, genetic structure and the impact of population stratification in a multiethnic study. Human Genetics 18(2): 165-177.
  • Le Marchand L, Wang H, Rinaldi S, Kaaks R, Vogt TM, Yokochi L, Decker R. (2010) Associations of plasma C-peptide and IGFBP-1 levels with risk of colorectal adenoma in a multiethnic population. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19(6): 1471-1477.
  • Wang H, Thomas DC, Pe'er I, Stram DO. (2006) Optimal two-stage genotyping designs for genome-wide association scans. Genetic Epidemiology 30:356-368.

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