McMaster University

McMaster University

Paola Muti

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MD, (Pisa, Italy), M.Sc. Epidemiology (Buffalo, NY)

Professor, McMaster University
Department of Oncology

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Chair in Experimental Cancer Therapeutics

Meet Dr. Paola Muti, Cancer Prevention and Experimental Cancer Therapeutics Specialist


P: 905-527-4322 Ext. 42652
F: 905-575-2639

Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre
711 Concession Street
1st Floor, 60 (G Wing), Room 125
Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3


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Dr. Muti is Professor and Dofasco Chair in Experimental Cancer Therapeutics in the Department of Oncology at McMaster University. She was the Scientific Director of the Italian National Cancer Institute (NCI) "Regina Elena" in Rome, Italy and adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. She held the position of Chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the NCI in Rome, and prior to that she held the position of tenured Full Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Buffalo, State University of New York. 

Over the past twenty years much of her scientific work has focused on epidemiological methods, particularly focusing on the use of biomarkers in population-based studies and cancer epidemiology. She has investigated metholological questions related to application of biomarkers in chronic disease epidemiology, conducted translational studies and explored sources of variation in biomarkers. She has received national and international recognition for her work using biological specimen banks.

In the field of cancer research, her major scientific research has been the etiological relation of hormones to breast and prostate cancer. Currently, her major research area is cancer genomics-translational research with a focus on cancer prevention.

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