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Nicola J. Camp

Nicola J. Camp, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Internal Medicine , Adjunct - Biomedical Informatics , Adjunct - Family & Preventive Medicine , Adjunct - Human Genetics

Divisions: Hematology , Public Health

Academic Office Information

Nicola J. Camp, PhD

Professor, Internal Medicine

Director, Utah Population Database

Nicola J. Camp, PhD, is a professor in the Departments of Medicine (Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies) and Human Genetics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator, and a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences program. As a genetic epidemiologist/statistical genomicist, her research interests include the identification of heritable genetic risk variants, characterization of tumor and normal tissues, and the development of novel methods.

The identification of inherited genetic risk variants is critical in understanding disease mechanisms. However, such discoveries are challenging for complex diseases. Novel methods and study designs play essential roles in addressing these challenges. Certainly there is no guarantee that a new method will produce a leap of knowledge; however, it can be high-impact and cutting edge when it does. The hope is that a better understanding of inherited genetic risk will lead to improvements in prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment strategies. Camp’s current research focuses on risk and prognosis in breast cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and multiple myeloma (MM) and her projects include: whole exome and whole genome massively parallel sequencing in a high-risk CLL pedigree; high-density genomewide SNP genotyping in CLL, MM and controls; and novel approaches to modeling omics data, particularly transcriptomics. Many of these projects often involve multi-disciplinary collaborations across campus, in addition to joint research performed within the context of large, national and international consortia.

Camp received her PhD in statistical genetics from the University of Sheffield, UK. She received post-doctoral training in molecular and genetic medicine at the University of Sheffield Medical School, UK. In the past, Camp served on the Graduate Council as the School of Medicine representative and on the University Academic Senate. She has received the Reed Gardner Award for Faculty Excellence, has been honored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for her research, is a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, led HCI's Womens' Disease Oriented Team for six years, and has served on the editorial board of two genetics journals, and the NCI Board of Scientific Counselors for Clinical Sciences and Epidemiology. She is a member of the American Society of Human Genetics, the American Association for Cancer Research and the International Genetic Epidemiology Society.

Research Statement

Nicola J. Camp, PhD, joined the University of Utah in 1998. She is a Mathematician-Statistician trained in genetic epidemiology and statistical genetics in the United Kingdom. She is a Professor in the Division of Hematology and Hematological Malignancies, Department of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine and a cancer investigator at Huntsman Cancer Institute in the Cancer Control and Population Sciences research program. Her research focuses on the identification of inherited genetic mutations that increase risk to cancers, specifically breast cancer and hematological malignancies. She often uses the rich genealogy in the Utah Population Database (UPDB) together with cancer diagnoses from the Utah Cancer Registry to study large cancer families. Her lab leads development of SPECTRA, an approach to characterize gene expression in tissues. Using her mathematical background, Nicola also develops new statistical methods for genetic and genomic studies. Nicola has authored more than 190 publications and mentored over 40 students from the molecular biology, biomedical informatics, and MSTAT programs. More information can be found at

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Sheffield, Division of Molecular and Genetic Medicine, School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Sheffield, Section of Probability Statistics, School of Medicine
Undergraduate University of Sheffield

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Belachew AA, Wu X, Callender R, Waller R, Orlowski RZ, Vachon CM, Camp NJ, Ziv E, Hildebrandt MAT (2021). Genetic determinants of multiple myeloma risk within the Wnt/beta-catenin signaling pathway. Cancer Epidemiol, 73, 101972. (Read full article)
  2. Macauda A, Piredda C, Clay-Gilmour AI, Sainz J, Buda G, Markiewicz M, Barington T, Ziv E, Hildebrandt MAT, Belachew AA, Varkonyi J, Prejzner W, Druzd-Sitek A, Spinelli J, Andersen NF, Hofmann JN, Dudziski M, Martinez-Lopez J, Iskierka-Jazdzewska E, Milne RL, Mazur G, Giles GG, Ebbesen LH, Rymko M, Jamroziak K, Subocz E, Reis RM, Garcia-Sanz R, Suska A, Haastrup EK, Zawirska D, Grzasko N, Vangsted AJ, Dumontet C, Kruszewski M, Dutka M, Camp NJ, Waller RG, Tomczak W, Pelosini M, Rany M, Marques H, Abildgaard N, Wtek M, Jurczyszyn A, Brown EE, Berndt S, Butrym A, Vachon CM, Norman AD, Slager SL, Gemignani F, Canzian F, Campa D (2021). Expression quantitative trait loci of genes predicting outcome are associated with survival of multiple myeloma patients. Int J Cancer, 149(2), 327-336. (Read full article)
  3. Waller RG, Klein RJ, Vijai J, McKay JD, Clay-Gilmour A, Wei X, Madsen MJ, Sborov DW, Curtin K, Slager SL, Offit K, Vachon CM, Lipkin SM, Dumontet C, Camp NJ (2020). Sequencing at lymphoid neoplasm susceptibility loci maps six myeloma risk genes. Hum Mol Genet, 30(12), 1142-1153. (Read full article)
  4. Morra A, Jung AY, Behrens S, Keeman R, Ahearn TU, Anton-Culver H, Arndt V, Augustinsson A, Auvinen PK, Beane Freeman LE, Becher H, Beckmann MW, Blomqvist C, Bojesen SE, Bolla MK, Brenner H, Briceno I, Brucker SY, Camp NJ, Campa D, Canzian F, Castelao JE, Chanock SJ, Choi JY, Clarke CL, Couch FJ, Cox A, Cross SS, Czene K, Drk T, Dunning AM, Dwek M, Easton DF, Eccles DM, Egan KM, Evans DG, Fasching PA, Flyger H, Gago-Dominguez M, Gapstur SM, Garca-Senz JA, Gaudet MM, Giles GG, Grip M, Gunel P, Haiman CA, Hkansson N, Hall P, Hamann U, Han SN, Hart SN, Hartman M, Heyworth JS, Hoppe R, Hopper JL, Hunter DJ, Ito H, Jager A, Jakimovska M, Jakubowska A, Janni W, Kaaks R, Kang D, Kapoor PM, Kitahara CM, Koutros S, Kraft P, Kristensen VN, Lacey JV, Lambrechts D, Le Marchand L, Li J, Lindblom A, Lubiski J, Lush M, Mannermaa A, Manoochehri M, Margolin S, Mariapun S, Matsuo K, Mavroudis D, Milne RL, Muranen TA, Newman WG, Noh DY, Nordestgaard BG, Obi N, Olshan AF, Olsson H, Park-Simon TW, Petridis C, Pharoah PDP, Plaseska-Karanfilska D, Presneau N, Rashid MU, Rennert G, Rennert HS, Rhenius V, Romero A, Saloustros E, Sawyer EJ, Schneeweiss A, Schwentner L, Scott C, Shah M, Shen CY, Shu XO, Southey MC, Stram DO, Tamimi RM, Tapper W, Tollenaar RAEM, Tomlinson I, Torres D, Troester MA, Truong T, Vachon CM, Wang Q, Wang SS, Williams JA, Winqvist R, Wolk A, Wu AH, Yoo KY, Yu JC, Zheng W, Ziogas A, Yang XR, Eliassen AH, Holmes MD, Garca-Closas M, Teo SH, Schmidt MK, Chang-Claude J, ABCTB Investigators, NBCS Collaborators (2021). Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Survival by Tumor Subtype: Pooled Analyses from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 30(4), 623-642. (Read full article)
  5. Gulbahce HE, White S, Herget KA, Stoddard G, Camp NJ, Buys SS, Sweeney C (2020). 21-gene recurrence score testing utilization among older women from different races: A population-based study. J Geriatr Oncol, 12(2), 206-211. (Read full article)
  6. Breast Cancer Association Consortium, Dorling L, Carvalho S, Allen J, Gonzlez-Neira A, Luccarini C, Wahlstrm C, Pooley KA, Parsons MT, Fortuno C, Wang Q, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Keeman R, Alonso MR, lvarez N, Herraez B, Fernandez V, Nez-Torres R, Osorio A, Valcich J, Li M, Trngren T, Harrington PA, Baynes C, Conroy DM, Decker B, Fachal L, Mavaddat N, Ahearn T, Aittomki K, Antonenkova NN, Arnold N, Arveux P, Ausems MGEM, Auvinen P, Becher H, Beckmann MW, Behrens S, Bermisheva M, Biakowska K, Blomqvist C, Bogdanova NV, Bogdanova-Markov N, Bojesen SE, Bonanni B, Brresen-Dale AL, Brauch H, Bremer M, Briceno I, Brning T, Burwinkel B, Cameron DA, Camp NJ, Campbell A, Carracedo A, Castelao JE, Cessna MH, Chanock SJ, Christiansen H, Colle JM, Cordina-Duverger E, Cornelissen S, Czene K, Drk T, Ekici AB, Engel C, Eriksson M, Fasching PA, Figueroa J, Flyger H, Frsti A, Gabrielson M, Gago-Dominguez M, Georgoulias V, Gil F, Giles GG, Glendon G, Garcia EBG, Alns GIG, Gunel P, Hadjisavvas A, Haeberle L, Hahnen E, Hall P, Hamann U, Harkness EF, Hartikainen JM, Hartman M, He W, Heemskerk-Gerritsen BAM, Hillemanns P, Hogervorst FBL, Hollestelle A, Ho WK, Hooning MJ, Howell A, Humphreys K, Idris F, Jakubowska A, Jung A, Kapoor PM, Kerin MJ, Khusnutdinova E, Kim SW, Ko YD, Kosma VM, Kristensen VN, Kyriacou K, Lakeman IMM, Lee JW, Lee MH, Li J, Lindblom A, Lo WY, Loizidou MA, Lophatananon A, Lubiski J, MacInnis RJ, Madsen MJ, Mannermaa A, Manoochehri M, Manoukian S, Margolin S, Martinez ME, Maurer T, Mavroudis D, McLean C, Meindl A, Mensenkamp AR, Michailidou K, Miller N, Mohd Taib NA, Muir K, Mulligan AM, Nevanlinna H, Newman WG, Nordestgaard BG, Ng PS, Oosterwijk JC, Park SK, Park-Simon TW, Perez JIA, Peterlongo P, Porteous DJ, Prajzendanc K, Prokofyeva D, Radice P, Rashid MU, Rhenius V, Rookus MA, Rdiger T, Saloustros E, Sawyer EJ, Schmutzler RK, Schneeweiss A, Schrmann P, Shah M, Sohn C, Southey MC, Surowy H, Suvanto M, Thanasitthichai S, Tomlinson I, Torres D, Truong T, Tzardi M, Valova Y, van Asperen CJ, Van Dam RM, van den Ouweland AMW, van der Kolk LE, van Veen EM, Wendt C, Williams JA, Yang XR, Yoon SY, Zamora MP, Evans DG, de la Hoya M, Simard J, Antoniou AC, Borg, Andrulis IL, Chang-Claude J, Garca-Closas M, Chenevix-Trench G, Milne RL, Pharoah PDP, Schmidt MK, Spurdle AB, Vreeswijk MPG, Benitez J, Dunning AM, Kvist A, Teo SH, Devilee P, Easton DF (2021). Breast Cancer Risk Genes - Association Analysis in More than 113,000 Women. N Engl J Med, 384(5), 428-439. (Read full article)
  7. Moore A, Machiela MJ, Machado M, Wang SS, Kane E, Slager SL, Zhou W, Carrington M, Lan Q, Milne RL, Birmann BM, Adami HO, Albanes D, Arslan AA, Becker N, Benavente Y, Bisanzi S, Boffetta P, Bracci PM, Brennan P, Brooks-Wilson AR, Canzian F, Caporaso N, Clavel J, Cocco P, Conde L, Cox DG, Cozen W, Curtin K, De Vivo I, de Sanjose S, Foretova L, Gapstur SM, Ghesquires H, Giles GG, Glenn M, Glimelius B, Gao C, Habermann TM, Hjalgrim H, Jackson RD, Liebow M, Link BK, Maynadie M, McKay J, Melbye M, Miligi L, Molina TJ, Monnereau A, Nieters A, North KE, Offit K, Patel AV, Piro S, Ravichandran V, Riboli E, Salles G, Severson RK, Skibola CF, Smedby KE, Southey MC, Spinelli JJ, Staines A, Stewart C, Teras LR, Tinker LF, Travis RC, Vajdic CM, Vermeulen RCH, Vijai J, Weiderpass E, Weinstein S, Doo NW, Zhang Y, Zheng T, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Cerhan JR, Dean M, Camp NJ, Yeager M, Berndt SI (2021). Genome-wide homozygosity and risk of four non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes. 5, 200-217. (Read full article)
  8. Coon H, Darlington TM, DiBlasi E, Callor WB, Ferris E, Fraser A, Yu Z, William N, Das SC, Crowell SE, Chen D, Anderson JS, Klein M, Jerominski L, Cannon D, Shabalin A, Docherty A, Williams M, Smith KR, Keeshin B, Bakian AV, Christensen E, Li QS, Camp NJ, Gray D (2018). Genome-wide significant regions in 43 Utah high-risk families implicate multiple genes involved in risk for completed suicide. Mol Psychiatry, 25(11), 3077-3090. (Read full article)
  9. Hanson HA, Leiser CL, ONeil B, Martin C, Gupta S, Smith KR, Dechet C, Lowrance WT, Madsen MJ, Camp NJ (2020). Harnessing Population Pedigree Data and Machine Learning Methods to Identify Patterns of Familial Bladder Cancer Risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 29(5), 918-926. (Read full article)
  10. Hanson HA, Leiser CL, Madsen MJ, Gardner J, Knight S, Cessna M, Sweeney C, Doherty JA, Smith KR, Bernard PS, Camp NJ (2020). Family Study Designs Informed by Tumor Heterogeneity and Multi-Cancer Pleiotropies: The Power of the Utah Population Database. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 29(4), 807-815. (Read full article)
  11. Feldkamp ML, Krikov S, Gardner J, Madsen MJ, Darlington T, Sargent R, Camp NJ (2019). Shared genomic segments in high-risk multigenerational pedigrees with gastroschisis. Birth Defects Res, 111(20), 1655-1664. (Read full article)
  12. Din L, Sheikh M, Kosaraju N, Smedby KE, Bernatsky S, Berndt SI, Skibola CF, Nieters A, Wang S, McKay JD, Cocco P, Maynadi M, Foretov L, Staines A, Mack TM, de Sanjos S, Vyse TJ, Padyukov L, Monnereau A, Arslan AA, Moore A, Brooks-Wilson AR, Novak AJ, Glimelius B, Birmann BM, Link BK, Stewart C, Vajdic CM, Haioun C, Magnani C, Conti DV, Cox DG, Casabonne D, Albanes D, Kane E, Roman E, Muzi G, Salles G, Giles GG, Adami HO, Ghesquires H, De Vivo I, Clavel J, Cerhan JR, Spinelli JJ, Hofmann J, Vijai J, Curtin K, Costenbader KH, Onel K, Offit K, Teras LR, Morton L, Conde L, Miligi L, Melbye M, Ennas MG, Liebow M, Purdue MP, Glenn M, Southey MC, Din M, Rothman N, Camp NJ, Wong Doo N, Becker N, Pradhan N, Bracci PM, Boffetta P, Vineis P, Brennan P, Kraft P, Lan Q, Severson RK, Vermeulen RCH, Milne RL, Kaaks R, Travis RC, Weinstein SJ, Chanock SJ, Ansell SM, Slager SL, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Benavente Y, Taub Z, Madireddy L, Gourraud PA, Oksenberg JR, Cozen W, Hjalgrim H, Khankhanian P (2019). Genetic overlap between autoimmune diseases and non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes. Genet Epidemiol, 43(7), 844-863. (Read full article)
  13. Clay-Gilmour AI, Rishi AR, Goldin LR, Greenberg-Worisek AJ, Achenbach SJ, Rabe KG, Maurer MJ, Kay NE, Shanafelt TD, Call TG, Brice Weinberg J, Camp NJ, Cerhan JR, Leis J, Norman A, Murray DL, Vincent Rajkumar S, Caporaso NE, Landgren O, McMaster ML, Slager SL, Vachon CM (2019). Association of elevated serumfree light chains with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis. Blood Cancer J, 9(8), 59. (Read full article)
  14. Camp NJ, Madsen MJ, Herranz J, Rodrguez-Lescure, Ruiz A, Martn M, Bernard PS (2019). Re-interpretation of PAM50 gene expression as quantitative tumor dimensions shows utility for clinical trials: application to prognosis and response to paclitaxel in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat, 175(1), 129-139. (Read full article)
  15. Millar MM, Kinney AY, Camp NJ, Cannon-Albright LA, Hashibe M, Penson DF, Kirchhoff AC, Neklason DW, Gilsenan AW, Dieck GS, Stroup AM, Edwards SL, Bateman C, Carter ME, Sweeney C (2018). Predictors of Response Outcomes for Research Recruitment Through a Central Cancer Registry: Evidence From 17 Recruitment Efforts for Population-Based Studies. Am J Epidemiol, 188(5), 928-939. (Read full article)
  16. Glenn MJ, Madsen MJ, Davis E, Garner CD, Curtin K, Jones B, Williams JA, Tomasson MH, Camp NJ (2019). Elevated IgM and abnormal free light chain ratio are increased in relatives from high-risk chronic lymphocytic leukemia pedigrees. Blood Cancer J, 9(3), 25. (Read full article)
  17. Law PJ, Berndt SI, Speedy HE, Camp NJ, Sava GP, Skibola CF, Holroyd A, Joseph V, Sunter NJ, Nieters A, Bea S, Monnereau A, Martin-Garcia D, Goldin LR, Clot G, Teras LR, Quintela I, Birmann BM, Jayne S, Cozen W, Majid A, Smedby KE, Lan Q, Dearden C, Brooks-Wilson AR, Hall AG, Purdue MP, Mainou-Fowler T, Vajdic CM, Jackson GH, Cocco P, Marr H, Zhang Y, Zheng T, Giles GG, Lawrence C, Call TG, Liebow M, Melbye M, Glimelius B, Mansouri L, Glenn M, Curtin K, Diver WR, Link BK, Conde L, Bracci PM, Holly EA, Jackson RD, Tinker LF, Benavente Y, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Maynadie M, McKay J, Albanes D, Weinstein S, Wang Z, Caporaso NE, Morton LM, Severson RK, Riboli E, Vineis P, Vermeulen RC, Southey MC, Milne RL, Clavel J, Topka S, Spinelli JJ, Kraft P, Ennas MG, Summerfield G, Ferri GM, Harris RJ, Miligi L, Pettitt AR, North KE, Allsup DJ, Fraumeni JF, Bailey JR, Offit K, Pratt G, Hjalgrim H, Pepper C, Chanock SJ, Fegan C, Rosenquist R, de Sanjose S, Carracedo A, Dyer MJ, Catovsky D, Campo E, Cerhan JR, Allan JM, Rothman N, Houlston R, Slager S (2017). Genome-wide association analysis implicates dysregulation of immunity genes in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Nat Commun, 8, 14175. (Read full article)
  18. Camp NJ, Lin WY, Bigelow A, Burghel GJ, Mosbruger TL, Parry MA, Waller RG, Rigas SH, Tai PY, Berrett K, Rajamanickam V, Cosby R, Brock IW, Jones B, Connley D, Sargent R, Wang G, Factor RE, Bernard PS, Cannon-Albright L, Knight S, Abo R, Werner TL, Reed MW, Gertz J, Cox A (2016). Discordant Haplotype Sequencing Identifies Functional Variants at the 2q33 Breast Cancer Risk Locus. Cancer Res, 76(7), 1916-25. (Read full article)
  19. Lin WY, Camp NJ, Ghoussaini M, Beesley J, Michailidou K, Hopper JL, Apicella C, Southey MC, Stone J, Schmidt MK, Broeks A, Vant Veer LJ, Th Rutgers EJ, Muir K, Lophatananon A, Stewart-Brown S, Siriwanarangsan P, Fasching PA, Haeberle L, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Peto J, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Fletcher O, Johnson N, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Dennis J, Sawyer EJ, Cheng T, Tomlinson I, Kerin MJ, Miller N, Marm F, Surowy HM, Burwinkel B, Gunel P, Truong T, Menegaux F, Mulot C, Bojesen SE, Nordestgaard BG, Nielsen SF, Flyger H, Benitez J, Zamora MP, Arias Perez JI, Menndez P, Gonzlez-Neira A, Pita G, Alonso MR, Alvarez N, Herrero D, Anton-Culver H, Brenner H, Dieffenbach AK, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Meindl A, Lichtner P, Schmutzler RK, Mller-Myhsok B, Brauch H, Brning T, Ko YD, GENICA Network, Tessier DC, Vincent D, Bacot F, Nevanlinna H, Aittomki K, Blomqvist C, Khan S, Matsuo K, Ito H, Iwata H, Horio A, Bogdanova NV, Antonenkova NN, Drk T, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Mannermaa A, Kataja V, Kosma VM, Hartikainen JM, kConFab Investigators, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Wu AH, Tseng CC, Van Den Berg D, Stram DO, Neven P, Wauters E, Wildiers H, Lambrechts D, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Seibold P, Flesch-Janys D, Radice P, Peterlongo P, Manoukian S, Bonanni B, Couch FJ, Wang X, Vachon C, Purrington K, Giles GG, Milne RL, Mclean C, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Simard J, Goldberg MS, Labrche F, Dumont M, Teo SH, Yip CH, Hassan N, Vithana EN, Kristensen V, Zheng W, Deming-Halverson S, Shrubsole MJ, Long J, Winqvist R, Pylks K, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Kauppila S, Andrulis IL, Knight JA, Glendon G, Tchatchou S, Devilee P, Tollenaar RA, Seynaeve C, Van Asperen CJ, Garca-Closas M, Figueroa J, Lissowska J, Brinton L, Czene K, Darabi H, Eriksson M, Brand JS, Hooning MJ, Hollestelle A, Van Den Ouweland AM, Jager A, Li J, Liu J, Humphreys K, Shu XO, Lu W, Gao YT, Cai H, Cross SS, Reed MW, Blot W, Signorello LB, Cai Q, Pharoah PD, Perkins B, Shah M, Blows FM, Kang D, Yoo KY, Noh DY, Hartman M, Miao H, Chia KS, Putti TC, Hamann U, Luccarini C, Baynes C, Ahmed S, Maranian M, Healey CS, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Jaworska-Bieniek K, Durda K, Sangrajrang S, Gaborieau V, Brennan P, Mckay J, Slager S, Toland AE, Yannoukakos D, Shen CY, Hsiung CN, Wu PE, Ding SL, Ashworth A, Jones M, Orr N, Swerdlow AJ, Tsimiklis H, Makalic E, Schmidt DF, Bui QM, Chanock SJ, Hunter DJ, Hein R, Dahmen N, Beckmann L, Aaltonen K, Muranen TA, Heikkinen T, Irwanto A, Rahman N, Turnbull CA, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility BOCS Study, Waisfisz Q, Meijers-Heijboer HE, Adank MA, Van Der Luijt RB, Hall P, Chenevix-Trench G, Dunning A, Easton DF, Cox A (2015). Identification and characterization of novel associations in the CASP8/ALS2CR12 region on chromosome 2 with breast cancer risk. Hum Mol Genet, 24(1), 285-98. (Read full article)
  20. Berndt SI, Skibola CF, Joseph V, Camp NJ, Nieters A, Wang Z, Cozen W, Monnereau A, Wang SS, Kelly RS, Lan Q, Teras LR, Chatterjee N, Chung CC, Yeager M, Brooks-Wilson AR, Hartge P, Purdue MP, Birmann BM, Armstrong BK, Cocco P, Zhang Y, Severi G, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Lawrence C, Burdette L, Yuenger J, Hutchinson A, Jacobs KB, Call TG, Shanafelt TD, Novak AJ, Kay NE, Liebow M, Wang AH, Smedby KE, Adami HO, Melbye M, Glimelius B, Chang ET, Glenn M, Curtin K, Cannon-Albright LA, Jones B, Diver WR, Link BK, Weiner GJ, Conde L, Bracci PM, Riby J, Holly EA, Smith MT, Jackson RD, Tinker LF, Benavente Y, Becker N, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Foretova L, Maynadie M, McKay J, Staines A, Rabe KG, Achenbach SJ, Vachon CM, Goldin LR, Strom SS, Lanasa MC, Spector LG, Leis JF, Cunningham JM, Weinberg JB, Morrison VA, Caporaso NE, Norman AD, Linet MS, De Roos AJ, Morton LM, Severson RK, Riboli E, Vineis P, Kaaks R, Trichopoulos D, Masala G, Weiderpass E, Chirlaque MD, Vermeulen RC, Travis RC, Giles GG, Albanes D, Virtamo J, Weinstein S, Clavel J, Zheng T, Holford TR, Offit K, Zelenetz A, Klein RJ, Spinelli JJ, Bertrand KA, Laden F, Giovannucci E, Kraft P, Kricker A, Turner J, Vajdic CM, Ennas MG, Ferri GM, Miligi L, Liang L, Sampson J, Crouch S, Park JH, North KE, Cox A, Snowden JA, Wright J, Carracedo A, Lopez-Otin C, Bea S, Salaverria I, Martin-Garcia D, Campo E, Fraumeni JF Jr, de Sanjose S, Hjalgrim H, Cerhan JR, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Slager SL (2013). Genome-wide association study identifies multiple risk loci for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Nat Genet, 45(8), 868-76. (Read full article)
  21. Knight S, Abo RP, Abel HJ, Neklason DW, Tuohy TM, Burt RW, Thomas A, Camp NJ (2012). Shared genomic segment analysis: the power to find rare disease variants. Ann Hum Genet, 76(6), 500-9. (Read full article)
  22. Camp NJ, Parry M, Knight S, Abo R, Elliott G, Rigas SH, Balasubramanian SP, Reed MW, McBurney H, Latif A, Newman WG, Cannon-Albright LA, Evans DG, Cox A (2012). Fine-mapping CASP8 risk variants in breast cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 21(1), 176-81. (Read full article)
  23. Knight S, Camp NJ (2011). Validity and power of association testing in family-based sampling designs: evidence for and against the common wisdom. Genet Epidemiol, 35(3), 174-81. (Read full article)
  24. Allen-Brady K, Camp NJ (2010). Genetic distance and markers used in linkage mapping. Methods Mol Biol, 713, 43-53. (Read full article)
  25. Curtin K, Camp NJ (2010). Fine-scale structure of the genome and markers used in association mapping. Methods Mol Biol, 713, 71-88. (Read full article)
  26. Abo R, Knight S, Thomas A, Camp NJ (2011). Automated construction and testing of multi-locus gene-gene associations. Bioinformatics, 27(1), 134-6. (Read full article)
  27. Knight S, Coon H, Johnson M, Leppert MF, Camp NJ, McMahon WM, Tourette Syndrome Association International Consortium for Genetics (2009). Linkage analysis of Tourette syndrome in a large Utah pedigree. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet, 153B(2), 656-662. (Read full article)
  28. Knight S, Abo RP, Wong J, Thomas A, Camp NJ (2009). Pedigree association: assigning individual weights to pedigree members for genetic association analysis. BMC Proc, 3 Suppl 7, S121. (Read full article)
  29. Piccolo SR, Abo RP, Allen-Brady K, Camp NJ, Knight S, Anderson JL, Horne BD (2009). Evaluation of genetic risk scores for lipid levels using genome-wide markers in the Framingham Heart Study. BMC Proc, 3 Suppl 7, S46. (Read full article)
  30. Christensen GB, Knight S, Camp NJ (2009). The sumLINK statistic for genetic linkage analysis in the presence of heterogeneity. Genet Epidemiol, 33(7), 628-36. (Read full article)
  31. Curtin K, Lin WY, George R, Katory M, Shorto J, Cannon-Albright LA, Smith G, Bishop DT, Cox A, Camp NJ, Colorectal Cancer Study Group (2009). Genetic variants in XRCC2: new insights into colorectal cancer tumorigenesis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 18(9), 2476-84. (Read full article)
  32. Shephard ND, Abo R, Rigas SH, Frank B, Lin WY, Brock IW, Shippen A, Balasubramanian SP, Reed MW, Bartram CR, Meindl A, Schmutzler RK, Engel C, Burwinkel B, Cannon-Albright LA, Allen-Brady K, Camp NJ, Cox A (2009). A breast cancer risk haplotype in the caspase-8 gene. Cancer Res, 69(7), 2724-8. (Read full article)
  33. Camp NJ, Farnham JM, Wong J, Christensen GB, Thomas A, Cannon-Albright LA (2009). Replication of the 10q11 and Xp11 prostate cancer risk variants: results from a Utah pedigree-based study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 18(4), 1290-4. (Read full article)
  34. Curtin K, Lin WY, George R, Katory M, Shorto J, Cannon-Albright LA, Bishop DT, Cox A, Camp NJ, Colorectal Cancer Study Group (2009). Meta association of colorectal cancer confirms risk alleles at 8q24 and 18q21. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 18(2), 616-21. (Read full article)
  35. Abo R, Knight S, Wong J, Cox A, Camp NJ (2008). hapConstructor: automatic construction and testing of haplotypes in a Monte Carlo framework. Bioinformatics, 24(18), 2105-7. (Read full article)
  36. Thomas A, Camp NJ, Farnham JM, Allen-Brady K, Cannon-Albright LA (2007). Shared genomic segment analysis. Mapping disease predisposition genes in extended pedigrees using SNP genotype assays. Ann Hum Genet, 72(Pt 2), 279-87. (Read full article)
  37. Curtin K, Wong J, Allen-Brady K, Camp NJ (2007). PedGenie: meta genetic association testing in mixed family and case-control designs. BMC Bioinformatics, 8, 448. (Read full article)
  38. Camp NJ, Cannon-Albright LA, Farnham JM, Baffoe-Bonnie AB, George A, Powell I, Bailey-Wilson JE, Carpten JD, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Severi G, English DR, Foulkes WD, Maehle L, Moller P, Eeles R, Easton D, Badzioch MD, Whittemore AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Hsieh CL, Dimitrov L, Xu J, Stanford JL, Johanneson B, Deutsch K, McIntosh L, Ostrander EA, Wiley KE, Isaacs SD, Walsh PC, Thibodeau SN, McDonnell SK, Hebbring S, Schaid DJ, Lange EM, Cooney KA, Tammela TL, Schleutker J, Paiss T, Maier C, Grnberg H, Wiklund F, Emanuelsson M, Isaacs WB, International Consortium for Prostate Cancer Genetics (2007). Compelling evidence for a prostate cancer gene at 22q12.3 by the International Consortium for Prostate Cancer Genetics. Hum Mol Genet, 16(11), 1271-8. (Read full article)
  39. Christensen GB, Camp NJ, Farnham JM, Cannon-Albright LA (2007). Genome-wide linkage analysis for aggressive prostate cancer in Utah high-risk pedigrees. Prostate, 67(6), 605-13. (Read full article)
  40. Yang Z, Camp NJ, Sun H, Tong Z, Gibbs D, Cameron DJ, Chen H, Zhao Y, Pearson E, Li X, Chien J, Dewan A, Harmon J, Bernstein PS, Shridhar V, Zabriskie NA, Hoh J, Howes K, Zhang K (2006). A variant of the HTRA1 gene increases susceptibility to age-related macular degeneration. Science, 314(5801), 992-3. (Read full article)
  41. Albright LA, Schwab A, Camp NJ, Farnham JS, Thomas A (2005). Population-based risk assessment for other cancers in relatives of hereditary prostate cancer (HPC) cases. Prostate, 64(4), 347-55. (Read full article)
  42. Camp NJ, Neuhausen SL, Tiobech J, Polloi A, Coon H, Myles-Worsley M (2001). Genomewide multipoint linkage analysis of seven extended Palauan pedigrees with schizophrenia, by a Markov-chain Monte Carlo method. Am J Hum Genet, 69(6), 1278-89. (Read full article)
  43. Cox A, Camp NJ, Nicklin MJ, di Giovine FS, Duff GW (1998). An analysis of linkage disequilibrium in the interleukin-1 gene cluster, using a novel grouping method for multiallelic markers. Am J Hum Genet, 62(5), 1180-8. (Read full article)


  1. Wei X, Calvo-Vidal MN, Chen S, Wu G, Revuelta MV, Sun J, Zhang J, Walsh MF, Nichols KE, Joseph V, Snyder C, Vachon CM, McKay JD, Wang SP, Jayabalan DS, Jacobs LM, Becirovic D, Waller RG, Artomov M, Viale A, Patel J, Phillip JM, Chen-Kiang S, Curtin K, Salama M, Atanackovic D, Niesvizky R, Landgren O, Slager SL, Godley LA, Churpek J, Garber JE, Anderson KC, Daly MJ, Roeder RG, Dumontet C, Lynch HT, Mullighan CG, Camp NJ, Offit K, Klein RJ, Yu H, Cerchietti L, Lipkin SM (5/15/18). Germline mutations in lysine specific demethylase 1 (LSD1/KDM1A) confer susceptibility to multiple myeloma. Cancer Res. 2018 Mar 20. pii: canres.1900.2017. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-1900. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29559475. [Abstract].
  2. Kleinstern G, Camp NJ, Goldin LR, Vachon CM, Vajdic CM, de Sanjose S, Weinberg JB, Benavente Y, Casabonne D, Liebow M, Nieters A, Hjalgrim H, Melbye M, Glimelius B, Adami HO, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Maynadie M, McKay J, Cocco PL, Shanafelt TD, Call TG, Norman A, Hanson C, Robinson D, Chaffee KG, Brooks-Wilson AR, Monnereau A, Clavel J, Glenn M, Curtin K, Conde L, Bracci PM, Morton LM, Cozen W, Severson RK, Chanock SJ, Spinelli JJ, Johnston JB, Rothman N, Skibola CF, Leis JF, Kay NE, Smedby KE, Berndt SI, Cerhan JR, Caporaso N, Slager SL (2018). Association of polygenic risk score with the risk of chronic lymphocytic leukemia and monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis. Blood. 2018 Apr 19. pii: blood-2017-11-814608. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-11-814608. [Epub ahead of print]PubMed PMID: 29674426. [Abstract].
  3. Madsen MJ, Knight S, Sweeney C, Factor RE, Salama ME, Stijleman IJ, Rajamanickam V, Welm BE, Arunachalam S, Jones B, Rachamadugu R, Rowe K, Cessna M, Thomas A, Kushi LH, Caan B, Bernard PS, Camp NJ (4/12/18). Reparameterization of PAM50 expression identifies novel breast tumor dimensions and leads to discovery of a genomewide significant breast cancer locus at 12q15. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2018 Apr 12. pii: cebp.0887.2017. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-0887. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29650789. [Abstract].
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  5. Camp NJ, Farnham JM, Cannon-Albright LA (2006). Localization of a Prostate Cancer Predisposition Gene to an 880 kilobase region on chromosome 22q12.3 in Utah high-risk pedigrees. [Abstract]. International Genetic Epidemology Society Meeting, Tampa Bay, FL.
  6. Horne BD, Camp NJ (2003). Principal Component Analysis for Selection of Optimal SNP-sets that Capture Intragenic Genetic Variation [Abstract]. Am J Hum Genet, 73(Suppl 1), 379 A1223.


  1. Ziv E, Dean E, Hu D, Martino A, Serie D, Curtin K, Campa D, Aftab B, Bracci P, Buda G, Zhao Y, Caswell-Jin J, Diasio R, Dumontet C, Dudziski M, Fejerman L, Greenberg A, Huntsman S, Jamroziak K, Jurczyszyn A, Kumar S, Atanackovic D, Glenn M, Cannon-Albright LA, Jones B, Lee A, Marques H, Martin T, Martinez-Lopez J, Rajkumar V, Sainz J, Juul Vangsted A, Watek M, Wolf J, Slager S, Camp NJ, Canzian F, Vachon C (2015). Corrigendum: Genome-wide association study identifies variants at 16p13 associated with survival in multiple myeloma patients. Nat Commun (6, p. 10203). England. (Read full article)