Researcher Profile

XiangLin Tan, MD, PhD

Resident Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Full Member, Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Member since 2013

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology, Section of Population Science
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Research Interests

  • Genetic analysis of susceptibility to human cancers
  • Cancer molecular epidemiology, particularly gene-gene and gene-environment interaction
  • Cancer pharmacogenetics & pharmacogenomics
  • Nutrigenetics & nutrigenomics in cancer prevention (individualized chemoprevention)

Selected Publications

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