Ph.D. Student Profile

Aliya   Alimujiang

Aliya Alimujiang, M.P.H., B.M.

  • Doctoral Student

Education

MPH, Washington University in Saint Louis (2016)
B.M., Preventive medicines, Fudan University (2014)

Research Interests & Projects

My research interests include cancer prevention and control. Particularly passionate to study lifestyle factors and the intersection with omics and breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer risk. I am currently working under the mentorship of Dr. Leigh Pearce to study the etiology and prevention of ovarian and breast cancers.

Selected Publications

  • Alimujiang, A., Appleton, C., Colditz, G. A., & Toriola, A. T.(2018).Adiposity at age 10 and mammographic density among premenopausal women. Cancer Prevention and Research.
  • Alimujiang, A., Appleton, C., Colditz, G. A., & Toriola, A. T. (2017). Adiposity during early adulthood, changes in adiposity during adulthood, attained adiposity, and mammographic density among premenopausal women. Breast cancer research and treatment, 166(1), 197-206.
  • Alimujiang, A., Mo, M., Liu, Y., Huang, N. S., Liu, G., Xu, W., & Colditz, G. A. (2016). The association between China’s Great famine and risk of breast cancer according to hormone receptor status: a hospital-based study. Breast cancer research and treatment, 160(2), 361-369.