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Greta Bunin, PhD

Greta Bunin, PhD

Epidemiologist

Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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Email

bunin@email.chop.edu

Address

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3535 Market Street, Room 1472
215-590-1445

Expertise

Dr. Bunin's research focuses on the role of environmental exposures and genetic susceptibility and their interaction in the etiology of childhood cancers including retinoblastoma and brain tumors.


Appointments

Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1987 – 1994)
Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1994 – 2012)
Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1996 – 2005)

Education

Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley (1984)
M.S., Biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco (1982)
B.A., Biochemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1977)

Extended Bio

Expertise

Dr. Bunin's research focuses on the role of environmental exposures and genetic susceptibility and their interaction in the etiology of childhood cancers including retinoblastoma and brain tumors.

Appointments

Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1996 – 2005)
Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1994 – present)
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1987 – 1994)

Education

Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley (1984)
M.S., Biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco (1982)
B.A., Biochemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1977)

Publications

Selected Publications

Barakat LP, Schwartz LA, Szabo MM, Hussey HM, Bunin GR. Factors that contribute to post-treatment follow-up care for survivors of childhood cancer. J Cancer Surviv. Vol epub ahead of print. 2011 Dec.
Bunin GR, Vardhanabhuti S, Lin A, Anschuetz GL, Mitra N. Practical and analytical aspects of using friend controls in case-control studies: experience from a case-control study of childhood cancer. Paediatr Perinatal Epidemiol. Vol epub. 2011.
Khan S, Evans AA, Rorke-Adams L, Orjuela MA, Shiminski-Maher T, Bunin GR. Head injury, diagnostic X-rays, and risk of medulloblastoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumor: a Children's Oncology Group study.. Cancer Causes Control. Vol 21(7) . 2010 Jul:1017-23.
Bunin GR, Felice MA, Davidson W, Friedman DL, Shields CL, Maidment A, O'Shea M, Nichols KE, Leahey A, Dunkel IJ, Jubran R, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Schmidt M, Weinstein JL, Goldman S, Abramson DH, Wilson MW, Gallie BL, Chan HSL, Shapiro M, Cnaan A, Ganguly A, Meadows AT. Medical radiation exposure and risk of retinoblastoma resulting from new germline RB1 mutation.. Int J Cancer.. 2010 Jul.
Bosco JLF, Tseng M, Spector LG, Olshan AF, Bunin GR. Reproducibility of reported nutrient intake and supplement use during a past pregnancy: a report from the Children's Oncology Group.. Paediatr Perinatal Epidemiol. Vol 24(1) . 2010 Jan:93-101.
Puumala SE, Spector LG, Robinson LL, Bunin GR, Olshan AF, Linaberry AM, Roesler MA, Blair CK, Ross JA.. Comparibility and representativeness of control groups in a case-control study of leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group PMID 19498073. Am J Epidemiol. Vol 170(3) . 2009 June:379-87.
Rebbeck TR, DeMichele A, Tran TV, Panossian S, Bunin GR, Troxel AB, Strom BL.. Hormone-dependent effects of FGFR2 and MAP3K1 in breast cancer susceptibility in a population-bases sample of post-menopausal African-American and European women. PMID: 19028704. Carcinogenesis. Vol 30(2) . 2009 February:269-74.
Daniels JL., Pan IJ., Olshan AF., Breslow NE., Bunin GR., Ross JA.. Obstetric history and birth characteristics and Wilms tumor a report from the Children's Oncology Group PMID:18509732. Cancer Causes Control. Vol 19(10) . 2008:1103-10.
Rosso AL., Hovinga ME., Rorke-Adams LB., Spector LG., Bunin GR.. A case-control study of childhood brain tumors and fathers? hobbies: a Children?s Oncology Group study PMID:18560982. Cancer Causes Control. Vol 19(10) . 2008:1201-7.
DeMichele A., Troxel AB., Berlin JA., Weber AL., Bunin GR., Turzo E., Schinnar R., Burgh D., Berlin M., Rubin SC., Rebbeck TR., Strom BL.. Impact of Raloxifene or Tamoxifen use on endometrial cancer risk: a population-based case-control study PMID:18757329. J Clin Oncol. Vol 26(25) . 2008:4151-9.

Selected Publications

Bunin GR., Gallagher PR., Rorke-Adams LB., Robison LL., Cnaan A.. Maternal supplement, micronutrient, and cured meat intake during pregnancy and risk of medulloblastoma during childhood: a Children’s Oncology Group study PMID:16985028. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarker Prev. Vol 15. 2006:1660-1667.
Bunin GR., Spector LG., Olshan AF., Robison LL., Roesler M., Grufferman S., Shu, X., Ross JA.. Secular trends in response rates for controls selected by random digit dialing in childhood cancer studies: a report from the Children's Oncology Group PMID:17456476. Am J Epidemiol. Vol 166. 2007:109-16.
Bunin GR., Robison LL., Biegel JA., Pollack IF.. Rorke-Adams LB.. Parental heat exposure and risk of childhood brain tumor: a Children's Oncology Group study PMID:16775044. Am J Epidemiol. Vol 164. 2006:222-231.
Spector LG., Ross JA., Puumala SE., Roesler M., Olshan AF., Bunin GR.. Feasibility of nationwide birth registry control selection in the United States PMID:17623744. Am J Epidemiol. Vol 166(7) . 2007:852-6.
Rosso AL., Hovinga ME., Rorke-Adams LB., Spector LG., Bunin GR.. A case-control study of childhood brain tumors and fathers’ hobbies: a Children’s Oncology Group study PMID:18560982. Cancer Causes Control. Vol 19(10) . 2008:1201-7.
Rebbeck TR., Troxel AB., Norman S., Bunin G., DeMichele A., Schinnar R., Berlin JA., Strom BL.. Pharmacogenetic modulation of combined hormone replacement therapy by progesterone-metabolism genotypes in postmenopausal breast cancer risk PMID:17827444. Am J Epidemiol. Vol 166. 2007:1392-1399.
Daniels JL., Pan IJ., Olshan AF., Breslow NE., Bunin GR., Ross JA.. Obstetric history and birth characteristics and Wilms tumor a report from the Children's Oncology Group PMID:18509732. Cancer Causes Control. Vol 19(10) . 2008:1103-10.
Van Wijngaarden E., Stewart PA., Olshan AF., Savitz DA., Bunin GR.. Parental occupational exposure to pesticides and childhood brain cancer PMID:12777362. Am J Epidemiol. Vol 157. 2003:989-997.
Woods WG, Gao R-N, Shuster JJ, Robison LL, Bernstein M, Weitzman S, Bunin G, Levy I, Brossard J, Dougherty G, Tuchman M, Lemieux B. Screening of infants and mortality due to neuroblastoma PMID:11932470. N Engl J Med. Vol 346. 2001:1041-1046.
Loren, AW., Bunin, Greta GR., Boudreau, C., Champlin RE., Cnaan A., Horowitz, MM., Loberiza FR., Porter, DL.. Impact of donor and recipient sex and parity on outcomes of HLA-identical sibling allogeneic hematopoietic atem cell transplantation PMID:16785065. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. Vol 12. 2006:758-769.