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Barbour Warren, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Dr. Barbour Warren is a research associate with the Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors (BCERF) at Cornell University. He received his doctoral degree in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Louisville Medical School and his bachelor's degree in zoology from Clemson University. After completing his postdoctoral training as a Leukemia Society fellow at the National Cancer Institute, he joined the department of Carcinogenesis at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Following several years in that position, Barbour returned to the National Cancer Institute and conducted research on genetic control of mammary tumor formation in mice. He has worked with BCERF since 1999.

Dr. Warren's current research focuses on the interaction of diet and lifestyle with both external and internal factors associated with breast cancer risk.

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