Reza Ghiasvand

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Biostatistics
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1122 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Skin cancer risk factors
  • Breast cancer research
  • Causal inference

Higher education and employment history

  • 2010-2013 Researcher at the Cancer Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran
  • 2007-2010 Master of Science in epidemiology; Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
  • 2001-2005 Bachelor of Science in Public Health; Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran            

Honoraria

  • NIHES/ESP (Netherlands Institute of Health Sciences) fellowship for participation in the Erasmus Summer Program (ESP) in the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 2012.
  • Technology Transfer Fellowship by Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to study at Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2011.
  • AACR International Scholar in Training award by Avon Foundation to attend at the 33rd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Texas, USA 2010.
  • Best Presentation Award, 3rd Tehran International Breast Cancer Congress, Tehran, Iran 2010.
  • Nominee, Outstanding Epidemiology Student of the Year, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2009.
  • Distinguished student of the Graduate School in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2008. 
     

Collaborations

  • Professor E. Lund, Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC); University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
  • Professor E. Weiderpass, Women’s Lifestyle and Health (WLH); Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dr. K. Zendehdel, Cancer Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Iran
Tags: Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Cancer, Breast cancer, Skin cancer

Publications

Ghiasvand R, Bahmanyar S, Zendehdel K, Tahmasebi S, Talei A, Adami H-O, Cnattingius S (2012). Postmenopausal breast cancer in Iran; risk factors and their population attributable fractions. BMC Cancer. ISSN: 1471-2407. 12(1):414. doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-414.

Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer Menarche, menopause, and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis, including 118964 women with breast cancer from 117 epidemiological studies (2012). The Lancet Oncology. ISSN 1470-2045. 13 (11) 1141 – 115.doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(12)70425-4.

Zareifar S, Almasi-Hashiani A, Karimi M, Tabatabaee SH, Ghiasvand R: Five-year survival rate of pediatric leukemia and its determinants (2012). Koomesh. ISSN 1608-7046. 14(1):13-19.

Ghiasvand R, Setoudeh Maram E, Tahmasebi S, Tababtabaee HR. Risk factors for breast cancer among young women in Southern Iran (2011). Int J Cancer. ISSN: 1097-0215. 129(6):1443-9. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25748.

Ghiasvand NM, Aledavood A, Ghiasvand R, Seyedan Borojeni F, Seyed S, Miner W, Saeb Taheri GR (2009). Prevalence of Classical Phenylketonuria in Mentally Retarded Individuals in Iran. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Diseases. ISSN: 0141-8955 32(Suppl 1):S283–S287. doi: 10.1007/s10545-009-1222-9.

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  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Rueegg, Corina Silvia; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Green, Adele C; Lund, Eiliv & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2017). Indoor Tanning and Melanoma Risk: Long-Term Evidence from a Prospective Population-Based Cohort Study. American Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0002-9262.  185(3), s 147- 156 . doi: 10.1093/aje/kww148
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Green, Adele C; Lund, Eiliv & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2016). Sunscreen use and subsequent melanoma risk: A population-based cohort study. Journal of Clinical Oncology.  ISSN 0732-183X.  34(33), s 3976- 3983 . doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.67.5934
  • Majidi, Azam; Ghiasvand, Reza; Hadji, Maryam; Nahvijou, Azin; Mousavi, Azam-Sadat; Pakgohar, Minoo; Khodakarami, Nahid; Abedini, Mehrandokht; Hashemi, Farnaz Amouzegar; Farzami, Marjan Rahnamaye; Shahsiah, Reza; Sajedinejhad, Sima; Mohagheghi, Mohammad Ali; Nadali, Fatemeh; Rashidian, Arash; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Mogensen, Ole & Zendehdel, Kazem (2016). Priority setting for improvement of cervical cancer prevention in Iran. International Journal of Health Policy and Management.  ISSN 2322-5939.  5(4), s 225- 232 . doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2015.201 Full text in Research Archive
  • Moradzadeh, Rahmatollah; Mansournia, Mohammad Ali; Baghfalaki, Taban; Ghiasvand, Reza; Noori-Daloii, Mohammad Reza & Holakouie-Naieni, Kourosh (2016). Misclassification adjustment of family history of breast cancer in a case-control study: A Bayesian approach. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention.  ISSN 1513-7368.  16(18), s 8221- 8226 . doi: 10.7314/APJCP.2015.16.18.8221
  • Soltanzadeh, Ahmad; Mohammadfam, Iraj; Moghimbeigi, Abbas; Akbarzadeh, Mahdi & Ghiasvand, Reza (2016). Key factors contributing to accident severity rate in construction industry in Iran: A regression modelling approach. Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju.  ISSN 0004-1254.  67(1), s 47- 53 . doi: 10.1515/aiht-2016-67-2687
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Lund, Eiliv; Edvardsen, Kåre; Weiderpass, Elisabete & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2015). Prevalence and trends of sunscreen use and sunburn among Norwegian women. British Journal of Dermatology.  ISSN 0007-0963.  172(2), s 475- 483 . doi: 10.1111/bjd.13434
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Adami, Hans Olov; Harirchi, I; Akrami, R & Zendehdel, Kazem (2014). Higher incidence of premenopausal breast cancer in less developed countries; myth or truth?. BMC Cancer.  ISSN 1471-2407.  14(1) . doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-14-343

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  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Rueegg, Corina Silvia; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Green, Adele C; Lund, Eiliv & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2017). Ghiasvand et al. Respond to "Indoor Tanning-A Melanoma Accelerator?". American Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0002-9262.  185(3), s 160- 161

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