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Angela Mazul, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Graduate School

MPH, Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2010

PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2016

Post Doctoral Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, T32 Integrated Training in Cancer Model Systems  2016 - 2017

Research Interests

Dr. Mazul is a cancer and genetic epidemiologist with research interests in head and neck cancer. Broadly, her research focus includes tumor genomics and identifying potential targets for precision medicine. She is especially interested in tumor molecular profiles in minority populations and the interplay with social factors. Dr. Mazul aims to leverage the unique population in St Louis to create a diverse tumor registry.

Contact Information

660 S. Euclid Ave.
Campus Box 8100
St. Louis MO 63110

Selected Publications

Mazul AL, Rodriguez-Ormaza N, Taylor JM, Desai DD, Brennan P, Anantharaman D, Gheit T, Tommasino M, Abedi-Ardekani B, Olshan AF, Zevallos JP. Prognostic significance of non-HPV16 genotypes in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncol. Oct 2016.

Mazul AL, Taylor JM, Divaris K, Weissler MC, Brennan P, Anantharaman D, Abedi-Ardekani B, Olshan AF, Zevallos JP. Oral health and human papillomavirus-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer. Aug 2016.

Mazul AL, Siega-Riz AM, Weinberg CR, Engel SM, Zou F, Carrier KS, Basta PV, Vaksman Z, Maris JM, Diskin SJ, Maxen C, Naranjo A, Olshan AF. A family-based study of gene variants and maternal folate and choline in neuroblastoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Cancer Causes Control. Aug 2016.

Zevallos JP,* Mazul AL*Rodriguez N, et al. Previous tonsillectomy modifies odds of tonsil and base of tongue cancer. Br J Cancer. Mar 2017. *Contributed equally.

Zevallos JP, Mazul AL. The complex relation between race, sex, and human papillomavirus and head and neck cancer. Cancer. May 2017.

Graff M, North KE, Richardson AS, Young KL, Mazul AL, Highland HM, Mohlke KL, Lange LA, Lange EM, Mullan Harris K, Gordon-Larsen P. BMI loci and longitudinal BMI from adolescence to young adulthood in an ethnically diverse cohort. Int J Obes (Lond). May 2017.

Marouli E, Graff M, Medina-Gomez C, [and 366 others including Mazul AL]. Rare and low-frequency coding variants alter human adult height. Nature. Feb 2017.

Graff M, Richardson AS, Young KL, Mazul AL, Highland H, North KE, Mohlke KL, Lange LA, Lange EM, Harris KM, Gordon-Larsen P. The interaction between physical activity and obesity gene variants in association with BMI: Does the obesogenic environment matter? Health Place. Nov 2016.