Dr Daniel Barnes

University of Cambridge

University departments
Department of Public Health and Primary Care

Position: Research Associate
Personal home page: http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/centre-for-cancer-genetic-epidemiology-people/ccge-research-staff/daniel-barnes/
Email:   drb54@medschl.cam.ac.uk

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Research description

My research focuses on the statistical analyses of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation carriers, primarily through data obtained by the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2 (CIMBA) consortium. These individuals are at increased risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer in women, and breast cancer and prostate cancer in men. I am particularly interested in genome-wide association analyses, fine-mapping, polygenic risk score, gene-based and pathway analyses.

Research Programme or Virtual Institute
Ovarian Cancer
Methods and technologies
Tumour type interests
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Key publications

Risks of Breast, Ovarian, and Contralateral Breast Cancer for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers
Karoline B Kuchenbaecker, John L Hopper, Daniel R Barnes et al Journal of the American Medical Association 2017; 317(23):2402-2416

Evaluation of association methods for analysing modifiers of disease risk in carriers of high-risk mutations Daniel R Barnes, Andrew Lee, EMBRACE Investigators, kConFab Investigators, Douglas F Easton and Antonis C Antoniou , Genetic Epidemiology Vol 36(3):274-291

Unravelling modifiers of breast and ovarian cancer risk for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: update on genetic modifiers Daniel R Barnes and Antonis C Antoniou, Journal of Internal Medicine Vol 271(4):331-343