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Person Details: Robert C. Millikan

Superfund Research Program

Robert C. Millikan

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Department of Epidemiology
CB #7435
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7435
Phone: 919-966-7437
Fax: 919-966-2089




  • Pasaniuc B, Zaitlen N, Lettre G, Chen GK, Tandon A, Kao WL, Ruczkinski I, Fornage M, Siscovick DS, Zhuo X, Zhu X, Larkin E, Lange L, Cupples A, Yang Q, Akylbekova E, Musani S, Divers J, Mychaleckyj J, Li MH, Papanicolaou G, Millikan RC, Ambrosone CB, John EM, Bernstein L, Zheng W, Hu JJ, Ziegler RG, Nyante SJ, Bandera EV, Ingles SA, Press MF, Chanock SJ, Deming SL, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Palmer CD, Buxbaum S, Ekunwe L, Hirschhorn JN, Henderson BE, Myers S, Haiman C, Reich D, Patterson N, Wilson J, Price A. 2011. Enhanced statistical tests for GWAS in admixed populations: assessment using African Americans from CARe and a Breast Cancer Consortium. PLoS Genet 7(4):e1001371. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1001371 PMID:21541012 PMCID:PMC3080860


  • Mechanic LM, Millikan RC, Player J, de Cotret AR, Winkel S, Worley K, Heard K, Heard K, Tse CJ, Keku T. 2006. Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, smoking and breast cancer in African Americans and whites: a population-based case-control study. Carcinogenesis 27(7):1377-1385. doi:10.1093/carcin/bgi330 PMID:16399771
  • Pachkowski BF, Winkel S, Kubota Y, Swenberg JA, Millikan RC, Nakamura J. 2006. XRCC1 genotype and breast cancer: functional studies and epidemiologic data show interactions between XRCC1 codon 280 His and smoking. Cancer Res 66(5):2860-2868. doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-3388 PMID:16510609


  • Canter JA, Kallianpur AR, Parl FF, Millikan RC. 2005. Mitochondrial DNA G10398A polymorphism and invasive breast cancer in African-American women. Cancer Res 65(17):8028-8033. doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-3774 PMID:16140977
  • Li Y, Millikan RC, Bell DA, Cui L, Tse CJ, Newman B, Conway K. 2005. Polychlorinated biphenyls, cytochrome P450 1A1 (CYP1A1) polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk among African American women and white women in North Carolina: a population-based case-control study. Breast Cancer Research 7(1):R12-R18. PMID:15642161


  • Li Y, Millikan RC, Bell DA, Cui L, Tse CJ, Newman B, Conway K. 2004. Cigarette smoking, cytochrome P4501A1 polymorphisms, and breast cancer among African-American and white women. Breast Cancer Research 6(4):R460-R473. PMID:15217514
  • Millikan RC, Player J, de Cotret AR, Moorman P, Pittman G, Vannappagari V, Tse CJ, Keku T. 2004. Manganese superoxide dismutase Ala-9Val polymorphism and risk of breast cancer in a population-based case-control study of African Americans and whites. Breast Cancer Research 6(4):R264-R274. PMID:15217492


  • Millikan RC. 2002. The changing face of epidemiology in the genomics era. Epidemiology 13(4):472-480. PMID:12094104


  • Duell EJ, Millikan RC, Pittman G, Winkel S, Lunn RM, Tse CJ, Eaton A, Mohrenweiser HW, Newman B, Bell DA. 2001. Polymorphisms in the DNA repair gene XRCC1 and breast cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:217-222. PMID:11303590
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