John Spinelli is the Vice President, Population Oncology at BC Cancer. He is also a Distinguished Scientist at the BC Cancer Research Centre and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at Simon Fraser University. Until recently, he was the principal investigator for the BC Generations Project, the largest health study ever undertaken in British Columbia.

Dr. Spinelli’s primary research focus is on the identification of environmental and genetic risk factors for cancer and in the interaction between genes and the environment, particularly for lymphoid cancer (lymphoma and myeloma) and breast cancer. He has made contributions to our understanding of the etiology of cancer, including key findings on occupational and environmental causes. He is also active in the development of statistical methodology for epidemiology and other areas of health research. ns.

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