Lisa Barcellos

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Lisa F. Barcellos, PhD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California, Berkeley, California.[1]

Research interests[edit | edit source]

Research interests as per the UC Berkeley School of Public Health bio page:[1]

  • Genetic epidemiology of complex diseases
  • Identification of genetic and environmental risk factors for multiple sclerosis
  • Genetic variation in the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) and autoimmune disease
  • Maternal-child histocompatibility and risk of autoimmune disease
  • Epigenetic contributions to autoimmune disease risk
  • Application of causal inference methods to autoimmune disease studies

Open letter to The Lancet[edit | edit source]

Two open letters to the editor of The Lancet urged the editor to commission a fully independent review of the PACE trial, which the journal had published in 2011. In 2016, Dr. Barcellos, along with 41 colleagues in the ME/CFS field, signed the second letter.

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