Bridget McCarthy, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Research Interests

Genetic epidemiology, brain tumors

Recent and Noteworthy Publications

Villano JL, Koshy M, Shaikh H, Dolecek TA, McCarthy BJ. Age, gender, and racial differences in incidence and survival in primary CNS lymphoma. Br J Cancer. 2011 Oct 25;105(9):1414-8. [See abstract.]

Bondy ML, Scheurer ME, Malmer B, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Davis FG, Il'yasova D, Kruchko C, McCarthy BJ, Rajaraman P, Schwartzbaum JA, Sadetzki S, Schlehofer B, Tihan T, Wiemels JL, Wrensch M, Buffler PA; Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium. Brain tumor epidemiology: consensus from the Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium. Cancer. 2008 Oct 1;113(7 Suppl):1953-68.

Il'yasova D, McCarthy BJ, Erdal S, Shimek J, Goldstein J, Doerge DR, et al. Human exposure to selected animal neurocarcinogens: a biomarker-based assessment and implications for brain tumor epidemiology. J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev. 2009 Mar;12(3):175-87.

McCarthy BJ, Schellinger KA, Propp JM, Kruchko C, Malmer B. A case for the worldwide collection of primary benign brain tumors. Neuroepidemiology. 2009;33(3):268-75.

Porter KR, McCarthy BJ, Berbaum ML, Davis FG. Conditional survival of all primary brain tumor patients by age, behavior, and histology. Neuroepidemiology. 2011 Jun 16;36(4):230-239. [See abstract.]

Schellinger KA, Propp JM, Villano JL, McCarthy BJ. Descriptive epidemiology of primary spinal cord tumors. J Neurooncol. 2008 Apr;87(2):173-9.

Villano JL, Propp JM, Porter KR, Stewart AK, Valyi-Nagy T, Li X, Engelhard HH, McCarthy BJ. Malignant pineal germ-cell tumors: an analysis of cases from three tumor registries. Neuro Oncol. 2008 Apr;10(2):121-30.