Shehnaz K. Hussain

Appointment Title: 
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty: 
Part Time
Address: 
650 Charles E. Young Drive South Box 951772 71-235C CHS Los Angeles, CA 90095
310.825.8165
310.206.6039
Areas of Interest: 

Molecular epidemiology of infection-associated cancers * Risk factors related to immune function and response: inherited genetic variation in immune related genes, biomarkers of immune response, and immune-modulating environmental and host factors

Biographical Information: 

Dr. Hussain completed her B.S. in Biology from the Colorado College, M.S. in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins University, and Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Washington, Seattle. She subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, and a second fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Education: 
PhD., Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine
MS., Epidemiology; Concentration in Environmental and Genetic Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
This faculty member is available to serve as: 
MS Report Committee Member
Field Studies Advisor

Please check with the faculty member or their office about availability to serve during current academic period.

Selected Publications: 

Breen Elizabeth Crabb, Hussain Shehnaz K, Magpantay Larry, Jacobson Lisa P, Detels Roger, Rabkin Charles S, Kaslow Richard A, Variakojis Daina, Bream Jay H, Rinaldo Charles R, Ambinder Richard F, Martinez-Maza Otoniel B-cell stimulatory cytokines and markers of immune activation are elevated several years prior to the diagnosis of systemic AIDS-associated non-Hodgkin B-cell lymphoma.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 2011; 20(7): 1303-14.

Hussain Shehnaz K, Sundquist Jan, Hemminki Kari Incidence trends of squamous cell and rare skin cancers in the Swedish national cancer registry point to calendar year and age-dependent increases.. The Journal of investigative dermatology. 2010; 130(5): 1323-8.

Hussain Shehnaz K, Mu Li-Na, Cai Lin, Chang Shen-Chih, Park Sungshim Lani, Oh Sam S, Wang Yiren, Goldstein Binh Y, Ding Bao-Guo, Jiang Qingwu, Rao Jianyu, You Nai-Chieh Y, Yu Shun-Zhang, Papp Jeanette C, Zhao Jin-Kou, Wang Hua, Zhang Zuo-Feng Genetic variation in immune regulation and DNA repair pathways and stomach cancer in China.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 2009; 18(8): 2304-9.

Hussain, Sundquist, Hemminki The Effect of Having an Affected Parent or Sibling on Invasive and In Situ Skin Cancer Risk in Sweden.. The Journal of investigative dermatology. 2009; .

Park Sungshim Lani, Chang Shen-Chih, Cai Lin, Cordon-Cardo Carlos, Ding Bao-Guo, Greenland Sander, Hussain Shehnaz K, Jiang Qingwu, Liu Simin, Lu Ming-Lan, Mao Jenny T, Morgenstern Hal, Mu Li-Na, Ng Leslie J, Pantuck Allan, Rao Jianyu, Reuter Victor E, Tashkin Donald P, You Nai-Chieh Y, Yu Can-Qing, Yu Shun-Zhang, Zhao Jin-Kou, Belldegrun Arie, Zhang Zuo-Feng Associations between variants of the 8q24 chromosome and nine smoking-related cancer sites.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 2008; 17(11): 3193-202.

Hussain Shehnaz K, Madeleine Margaret M, Johnson Lisa G, Du Qin, Malkki Mari, Wilkerson Hui-Wen, Farin Federico M, Carter Joseph J, Galloway Denise A, Daling Janet R, Petersdorf Effie W, Schwartz Stephen M Cervical and vulvar cancer risk in relation to the joint effects of cigarette smoking and genetic variation in interleukin 2.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 2008; 17(7): 1790-9.

Hussain Shehnaz K, Sundquist Jan, Hemminki Kari Familial clustering of cancer at human papillomavirus-associated sites according to the Swedish Family-Cancer Database.. International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer. 2008; 122(8): 1873-8.

Hemminki Kari, Hussain Shehnaz Mesothelioma incidence has leveled off in Sweden.. International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer. 2008; 122(5): 1200-1.

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