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

Todd M. Gibson, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



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

Research Interests

  • Late effects in childhood cancer survivors
  • Modifiable risk factors in survivors
  • Intervention studies
  • Genetic susceptibility and gene-environment interactions

Current Research

  • Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, Project Director
  • Communicating Health Information & Improving Coordination with Primary Care (CHIIP), Co-Investigator
  • Feasibility of Assessing Blood Pressure Remotely In Childhood Cancer Survivors (FABRIC), Principal Investigator

Selected Publications

Gibson TM, Li Z, Green DM, Armstrong GT, Mulrooney DA, Srivastava D, Bhakta N, Ness KK, Hudson MM, Robison LL. Blood pressure status in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev Dec;26(12):1705-1713, 2017. PMID: 29167278

Morton LM, Sampson JN, Armstrong GT, Chen TH, Hudson MM, Karlins E, Dagnall CL, Li SA, Wilson CL, Srivastava DK, Liu W, Kang G, Oeffinger KC, Henderson TO, Moskowitz CS, Gibson TM, Merino DM, Wong JR, Hammond S, Neglia JP, Turcotte LM, Miller J, Bowen L, Wheeler WA, Leisenring WM, Whitton JA, Burdette L, Chung C, Hicks BD, Jones K, Machiela MJ, Vogt A, Wang Z, Yeager M, Neale G, Lear M, Strong LC, Yasui Y, Stovall M, Weathers RE, Smith SA, Howell R, Davies SM, Radloff GA, Onel K, de González AB, Inskip PD, Rajaraman P, Fraumeni JF Jr, Bhatia S, Chanock SJ, Tucker MA, Robison LL. Genome-wide association study to identify susceptibility loci that modify radiation-related risk for breast cancer after childhood cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst Nov 1;109(11), 2017. PMID: 29059430

Zamoiski RD, Yanik E, Gibson TM, Cahoon EK, Madeleine MM, Lynch CF, Gustafson S, Goodman MT, Skeans M, Israni AK, Engels EA, Morton LM. Risk of second malignancies in solid organ transplant recipients who develop keratinocyte cancers. Cancer Res Aug 1;77(15):4196-4203, 2017. PMID: 28615224; PMCID: PMC5540772

Turcotte LM, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Arnold MA, Hammond S, Howell RM, Smith SA, Weathers RE, Henderson TO, Gibson TM, Leisenring W, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Neglia JP. Temporal trends in treatment and subsequent neoplasm risk among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer, 1970-2015. JAMA Feb 28;317(8):814-824, 2017. PMID: 28245323; PMCID: PMC5473951

Ness KK, Hudson MM, Jones KE, Leisenring W, Yasui Y, Chen Y, Stovall M1, Gibson TM, Green DM, Neglia JP, Henderson TO, Casillas J, Ford JS, Effinger KE, Krull KR, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC, Nathan PC. Effect of temporal changes in therapeutic exposure on self-reported health status in childhood cancer survivors. Ann Intern Med Jan 17;166(2):89-98, 2017. PMID: 27820947; PMCID: PMC5239750

Bhatia S, Gibson TM, Ness KK, Liu Q, Oeffinger KC, Krull KR, Nathan PC, Neglia JP, Leisenring W, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Armstrong GT. Childhood cancer survivorship research in minority populations: A position paper from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer Aug 1;122(15):2426-39, 2016. PMID: 27253866; PMCID: PMC4956492

Gibson TM, Ehrhardt MJ, Ness KK. Obesity and metabolic syndrome among adult survivors of childhood leukemia. Curr Treat Options Oncol Apr;17(4):17, 2016. PMID: 26951206; PMCID: PMC4813812

Armstrong GT, Chen Y, Yasui Y, Leisenring W, Gibson TM, Mertens AC, Stovall M, Oeffinger KC, Bhatia S, Krull KR, Nathan PC, Neglia JP, Green DM, Hudson MM, Robison LL. Reduction in late mortality among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer. N Engl J Med Mar 3;374(9):833-42, 2016. PMID: 26951206; PMCID: PMC4813812

Gibson TM, Liu W, Armstrong GT, Srivastava DK, Hudson MM, Leisenring WM, Mertens AC, Klesges RC, Oeffinger KC, Nathan PC, Robison LL. Longitudinal smoking patterns in survivors of childhood cancer: An update from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer 121(22):4035-43, 2015. PMID: 26287647; PMCID: PMC4635054

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 Apr;24(4):653-63, 2015. PMID: 25834148; PMCID: PMC4418452

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 Dec 10;32(35):3989-95, 2014. PMID: 25385740; PMCID: PMC4251962

Gibson TM, Robison LL. Impact of cancer therapy-related exposures on late mortality in childhood cancer survivors. Chem Res Toxicol Jan 20;28(1):31-7, 2015. PMID: 25474125; PMCID: PMC4474782

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 Sept 24;28(15):2318-8, 2014. PMID: 25111081; PMCID: PMC4260326

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 Aug;32(35):4004-11, 2014. PMID: 25267739; PMCID: PMC4251963

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 Aug;23(8):1598-608, 2014.  PMID: 24832874­­; PMCID: PMC4119533

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 Jul;89(7):714-20, 2014. PMID: 24753070; PMCID: PMC4069221

Last update: January 2018