Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke University, Cancer Control and Prevention Program , USA
Dr. Dora Il’yasova started her scientific career at Moscow State University where she received MS in biochemistry, She obtained PhD in Epidemiology at the Department of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNCCH. As a part of her dissertation she conducted a casecontrol study on rectal cancer and tea consumption in Moscow. This study won the First prize in the 2001 Congress of Epidemiology the Abraham Lilienfield Award As a Fellow in the Cancer Control and Prevention Program Dr. Il’yasova’s joined the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University CCCWFU to study the role of oxidative damage in the development of chronic conditions Her research focused on biomarkers of oxidative status Currently Dr. Il’yasova works at Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, She conducts multiple studies examining the relationship between urinary biomarkers of oxidative status detection with different chronic disease outcomes. The biomarkers are measured by liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry Dr. Il’yasova actively participated in development of these methods some of which has been clinically validated
Biomarkers and chronic diseases, specifically, biomarkers of oxidative damage.