Pierre-Antoine Dugué

Molecular Epidemiology Team

Biography

Dr Pierre-Antoine Dugué is a Senior Research Fellow in the Precision Medicine department, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, since 2019. His research focuses on investigating associations between genetic/epigenetic/lifestyle factors and risk of and survival from cancer.

Dr Dugué completed undergraduate studies in Mathematics and Physics, and a MSc in Statistics in France, after which he worked as a biostatistician at the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (Paris) analysing data from clinical trials of colorectal cancer patients. He obtained in 2014 a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences from the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, studying cervical cancer epidemiology and prevention through screening. Late 2014, he moved to Australia where he took up a position as Research Fellow at the Cancer Epidemiology Division, Cancer Council Victoria, and conducted epidemiological studies of the association between DNA methylation, lifestyle factors and the risk of cancer.

Dr Dugué's goal is to contribute to a better understanding, prediction and prevention of cancer risk and mortality through the use of sound study designs and the integration of lifestyle, administrative, clinical and -omic data.

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