Todd M. Gibson, PhD
Todd M. Gibson, PhD

Todd M. Gibson, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



BS – Cornell University (1998)
MS – Lehigh University (2005)
PhD – Yale University, School of Public Health (2010)
Post-Doctoral Fellowship – National Cancer Institute

Research Interests

  • Late effects in childhood cancer survivors
  • Modifiable risk factors in survivors
  • Second primary malignancies
  • Gene-environment interactions
  • Genetic susceptibility and gene-environment interactions

Current Research

  • Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, Project Director

Selected Publications

Phillips SM, Padgett LS, Leisenring WM, Stratton KK, Bishop K, Krull KR, Alfano CM, Gibson TM, de Moor JS, Hartigan DB, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Rowland JH, Oeffinger KC, Mariotto AB. Survivors of Childhood Cancer in the United States: Prevalence and Burden of Morbidity. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prevent, in press.

Shiels MS, Gibson T, Sampson J, Albanes D, Andreotti G, Beane Freeman L, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Caporaso N, Curtis RE, Elena J, Freedman ND, Robien K, Black A, Morton LM. Cigarette smoking prior to first cancer and risk of second smoking-associated cancers among survivors of bladder, kidney, head and neck, and stage I lung cancers. J Clin Oncol 32(35):3989-95, 2014.

Gibson TM, Robison LL. Impact of cancer therapy-related exposures on late mortality in childhood cancer survivors. Chem Res Toxicol Dec 19, 2014. Epub ahead of print.

Gibson TM, Morton LM, Shiels MS, Clarke CA, Engels EA. Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes in HIV-infected people during the HAART era: a population-based study. AIDS 28(15):2318-8, 2014.

Gibson TM, Park Y, Robien K, Shiels MS, Black A, Sampson JN, Purdue MP, Beane Freeman LE, Andreotti G, Weinstein SJ, Albanes D, Fraumeni JF Jr, Curtis RE, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Morton LM. Body Mass Index and Risk of Second Obesity-Associated Cancers After Colorectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies. J Clin Oncol 32(35):4004-11, 2014.

Black A, Gibson TM, Shiels MS, Park Y, Robien K, Albanes D, Weinstein SJ, Beane Freeman LE, Andreotti G, Purdue MP, Fraumeni JF, Hartge P, Tucker MA, Hoover RN, Cerhan JR, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Curtis RE, Elena J, Sampson JN, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Morton LM. Pooling prospective studies to investigate the etiology of second cancers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23(8):1598-608, 2014.

Gibson TM, Engels EA, Clarke CA, Lynch CF, Weisenburger DD, Morton LM. Risk of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma after solid organ transplantation in the United States. Am J Hematol 89(7):714-20, 2014.

Gibson TM, Smedby KE, Skibola CF, Hein DW, Slager SL, de Sanjose S, Vajdic CM, Zhang Y, Chiu BC, Wang SS, Hjalgrim H, Nieters A, Bracci PM, Kricker A, Zheng T, Kolar C, Cerhan JR, Becker N, Holford TR, Weisenburger DD, DeRoos A, Butterbach K, Cozen W, Benavente Y, Sampson JN, Rothman N, Armstrong BK, Morton LM. Smoking, genetic polymorphisms in N-acetyltransferase 1 (NAT1) and 2 (NAT2), and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph consortium. Cancer Causes and Control 24(1):125-134, 2013.

Gibson TM, Wang SS, Cerhan JR, Maurer MJ, Hartge P, Habermann TM, Davis S, Cozen W, Lynch CF, Severson RK, Rothman N, Chanock SJ, Morton LM. Inherited genetic variation and overall survival following follicular lymphoma. Am J Hematol 87(7):724-6, 2012.

Gibson TM, Brennan P, Han S, Karami S, Zaridze D, Janout V, Kollarova H, Bencko V, Navratilova M, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Mates D, Slamova A, Pfeiffer RM, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Mayne ST, Yeager M, Chanock S, Rothman N, Chow WH, Rosenberg PS, Boffetta P, Moore LE. Comprehensive evaluation of one-carbon metabolism pathway gene variants and renal cell cancer risk. PLoS One 6(10):e26165, 2011.

Gibson TM, Weinstein SJ, Pfeiffer RM, Hollenbeck AR, Subar AF, Schatzkin A, Mayne ST, Stolzenberg-Solomon R. Pre- and postfortification intake of folate and risk of colorectal cancer in a large prospective cohort study in the United States. Am J Clin Nutr 94(4):1053-62, 2011.

Gibson TM, Ferrucci LM, Tangrea JA, Schatzkin A. Epidemiological and clinical studies of nutrition.Sem Oncol 37(3):282-296, 2010.

Gibson TM, Weinstein SJ, Mayne ST, Selhub J, Taylor PR, Pfeiffer RM, Virtamo J, Albanes D, Stolzenberg-Solomon R. A prospective study of one-carbon metabolism biomarkers and risk of renal cell carcinoma. Cancer Causes and Control 21(7):1061-69, 2010.

Last update: March 2015