Carmen Wilson, PhD
Carmen Wilson, PhD

Education

BSc (hons) – University of New South Wales (2000)
PhD – University of New South Wales (2008)

Research Interests

  • Late effects of childhood cancer therapy
  • Genetic susceptibility to late effects among cancer survivors

Current Research

  • St. Jude Lifetime Cohort

Selected Publications

Wilson CL, Brinkman TM, Cook CA, Huang S, Hyun G, Green DM, Furman W, Bhakta N, Ehrhardt MJ, Krasin MJ, Robison LL, Ness KK, Hudson MM. Clinically ascertained health outcomes, quality of life and social attainment among adult survivors of neuroblastoma: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. Cancer. Mar 15;126(6):1330-1338, 2020.

Wilson CL, Liu W, Chemaitilly W, Howell CR, Srivastava DK, Howell RM, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Ness KK. Body composition, metabolic health and functional impairment among adults treated for abdominal and pelvic tumors during childhood. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020; in press.

Wilson CL, Wang Z, Liu Q, Ehrhardt MJ, Mostafavi R, Easton J, Mulder H, Hedges DJ, Wang S, Rusch M, Edmonson M, Levy S, Lanctot JQ, Currie K, Lear M, Patel A, Sapkota Y, Brooke RJ, Moon W, Chang TC, Chen W, Kesserwan CA, Wu G, Nichols KE, Hudson MM, Zhang J, Robison LL, Yasui Y. Estimated number of adult survivors of childhood cancer in United States with cancer-predisposing germline variants. Pediatr Blood Cancer. Feb;67(2):e28047, 2020. PubMed PMID: 31736278.

Williams HE, Howell CR, Chemaitilly W, Wilson CL, Karol SE, Nolan VG, Smeltzer MP, Green DM, Ehrhardt MJ, Mulrooney DA, Pui CH, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Ness KK. Diabetes mellitus among adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Cancer. Feb 15;126(4):870-878, 2020. PubMed PMID: 31714590.

Song N, Li Z, Qin N, Howell CR, Wilson CL, Easton J, Mulder HL, Edmonson MN, Rusch M, Zhang J, Hudson MM, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Ness KK, Wang Z. Shortened Leukocyte Telomere Length Associates with an Increased Prevalence of Chronic Health Conditions among Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. Clin Cancer Res. Jan 22, 2020 (Epub). PubMed PMID: 31969337

van Iersel L, Li Z, Srivastava DK, Brinkman TM, Bjornard KL, Wilson CL, Green DM, Merchant TE, Pui CH, Howell RM, Smith SA, Armstrong GT, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Ness KK, Gajjar A, Krull KR, Sklar CA, van Santen HM, Chemaitilly W. Hypothalamic-Pituitary Disorders in Childhood Cancer Survivors: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Long-Term Health Outcomes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. Dec 1;104(12):6101-6115, 2019. PubMed PMID: 31373627.

Sapkota Y, Cheung YT, Moon W, Shelton K, Wilson CL, Wang Z, Mulrooney DA, Zhang J, Armstrong GT, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Krull KR, Yasui Y. Whole-Genome sequencing of childhood cancer survivors treated with cranial radiation therapy identifies 5p15.33 locus for stroke: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Clin Cancer Res. Nov 15;25(22):6700-6708, 2019. PubMed PMID: 31462438.

Chemaitilly W, Liu Q, van Iersel L, Ness KK, Li Z, Wilson CL, Brinkman TM, Klosky JL, Barnes N, Clark KL, Howell RM, Smith SA, Krasin MJ, Metzger ML, Armstrong GT, Bishop MW, van Santen HM, Pui CH, Srivastava DK, Yasui Y, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Green DM, Sklar CA. Leydig cell function in male survivors of childhood cancer: A Report From the St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. J Clin Oncol. Nov 10;37(32):3018-3031, 2019. PubMed PMID: 31557085.

Wang Z, Rice SV, Chang TC, Liu Y, Liu Q, Qin N, Putnam DK, Shelton K, Lanctot JQ, Wilson CL, Ness KK, Rusch MC, Edmonson MN, Wu G, Easton J, Kesserwan CA, Downing JR, Chen X, Nichols KE, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Zhang J. Molecular mechanism of telomere length dynamics and its prognostic value in pediatric cancers . J Natl Cancer Inst. Oct 24, 2019 (Epub). PubMed PMID: 31647544.

Howell CR, Wilson CL, Yasui Y, Srivastava DK, Lu W, Bjornard KL, Ehrhardt MJ, Brinkman TM, Chemaitilly W, Hodges JR, Lanctot JQ, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Ness KK. Neighborhood effect and obesity in adult survivors of pediatric cancer: A report from the St. Jude lifetime cohort study. Int J Cancer. Oct 10, 2019 (Epub). PubMed PMID: 31600422.

Ehrhardt MJ, Howell CR, Hale K, Baassiri MJ, Rodriguez C, Wilson CL, Joshi SS, Lemond TC, Shope S, Howell RM, Wang Z, Srivastava DK, Mulrooney DA, Zhang J, Robison LL, Ness KK, Hudson MM. Subsequent breast cancer in female childhood cancer survivors in the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study (SJLIFE). J Clin Oncol. Jul 1;37(19):1647-1656, 2019. PubMed PMID: 31075046.

Wang Z, Wilson CL, Armstrong GT, Hudson MM, Zhang J, Nichols KE, Robison LL. Association of germline BRCA2 mutations with the risk of pediatric or adolescent non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. JAMA Oncol. Jul 25, 20019 (Epub). PubMed PMID: 31343663.

van Atteveld JE, Pluijm SMF, Ness KK, Hudson MM, Chemaitilly W, Kaste SC, Robison LL, Neggers SJCMM, Yasui Y, van den Heuvel-Eibrink MM, Wilson CL. Prediction of low and very low bone mineral density among adult survivors of childhood cancer.  J Clin Oncol. Sep 1;37(25):2217-2225, 2019. PubMed PMID: 31169453.

Wang Z, Liu Q, Wilson CL, Easton J, Mulder H, Chang TC, Rusch MC, Edmonson MN, Rice SV, Ehrhardt MJ, Howell RM, Kesserwan CA, Wu G, Nichols KE, Downing JR, Hudson MM, Zhang J, Yasui Y, Robison LL. Polygenic  determinants for subsequent breast cancer risk in survivors of childhood cancer: The St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study (SJLIFE). Clin Cancer Res. Dec 15;24(24):6230-6235, 2018. PubMed PMID: 30366939.

Wang Z, Wilson CL, Easton J, Thrasher A, Mulder H, Liu Q, Hedges D, Wang, S, Rusch M, Edmonson M, Levy S, Lanctot JQ, Caron E, Shelton K, Currie K, Lear M, Yergeau D, Rosencrance C, Shao Y, Vadodaria B, Sapkota Y, Brooke RJ, Moon W, Rampersaud E, Ma X, Chang T, Rice S, Patel A, Pepper C, Zhou X, Chen X, Chen W, Jones A, Boone B, Ehrhardt MJ, Krasin MJ, Howell R, Phillips NS, Lewis C, Srivastava DK, Pui CH, Kesserwan CA, Wu G, Nichols KE, Downing JR, Hudson MM, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Zhang J. Germline mutations in cancer predisposition genes and risk for subsequent neoplasm among long-term survivors of childhood cancer in the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. J Clin Oncol. Jul 10;36(20):2078-2087, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29847298.

Wilson CL, Howell CR, Partin RE, Lu L, Kaste SC, Mulrooney DA, Pui CH, Lanctot JQ, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Ness KK. Influence of fitness on health status among survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. Nov;65(11):e27286, 2018. PubMed PMID: 30058279.

Brooke RJ, Im C, Wilson CL, Krasin MJ, Liu Q, Li Z, Sapkota Y, Moon W, Morton LM, Wu G, Wang Z, Chen W, Howell RM, Armstrong GT, Bhatia S, Mostoufi-Moab S, Seidel K, Chanock SJ, Zhang J, Green DM, Sklar CA, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Chemaitilly W, Yasui Y. A high-risk haplotype for premature menopause in childhood cancer survivors exposed to gonadotoxic therapy. J Natl Cancer Inst. Aug 1;110(8):895-904, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29432556.

Wang Z, Wilson CL, Easton J, Thrasher A, Mulder H, Liu Q, Hedges DJ, Wang S, Rusch MC, Edmonson MN, Levy S, Lanctot JQ, Caron E, Shelton K, Currie K, Lear M, Patel A, Rosencrance C, Shao Y, Vadodaria B, Yergeau D, Sapkota Y, Brooke RJ, Moon W, Rampersaud E, Ma X, Chang TC, Rice SV, Pepper C, Zhou X, Chen X, Chen W, Jones A, Boone B, Ehrhardt MJ, Krasin MJ, Howell RM, Phillips NS, Lewis C, Srivastava D, Pui CH, Kesserwan CA, Wu G, Nichols KE, Downing JR, Hudson MM, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Zhang J. Genetic risk  for subsequent neoplasms among long-term survivors of childhood cancer. J Clin Oncol. Jul 10;36(20):2078-2087, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29847298.

Howell CR, Wilson CL, Ehrhardt MJ, Partin RE, Kaste SC, Lanctot JQ, Pui CH, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Ness KK. Clinical impact of sedentary behaviors in adult survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Cancer. Mar 1;124(5):1036-1043, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29205290.

Dixon SB, Bjornard KL, Alberts NM, Armstrong GT, Brinkman TM, Chemaitilly W, Ehrhardt MJ, Fernandez-Pineda I, Force LM, Gibson TM, Green DM, Howell CR, Kaste SC, Kirchhoff AC, Klosky JL, Krull KR, Lucas JT Jr, Mulrooney DA, Ness KK, Wilson CL, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Factors influencing risk-based care of the childhood cancer survivor in the 21st Century. CA Cancer J Clin. Mar;68(2):133-152, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29377070.

Im C, Ness KK, Kaste SC, Chemaitilly W, Moon W, Sapkota Y, Brooke RJ, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Yasui Y, Wilson CL. Genome-wide search for higher order epistasis as modifiers of treatment effects on bone mineral density in childhood cancer survivors. Eur J Hum Genet. Feb;26(2):275-286, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29348692..

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, Merion 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, Weather RE, Smith SA, Howell R, Davies SM, Radloff GA, Onel K, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Inskip PD, Rajarman 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. PubMed PMID: 29059430.

Wilson CL, Chemaitilly W, Jones KE, Kaste SC, Srivastava DK, Ojha RP, Yasui Y, Pui CH, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Ness KK. Modifiable  factors associated with aging phenotypes among adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Clin Oncol. Jul 20;34(21):2509-2015, 2016. PubMed PMID: 27001572.

Wilson CL, Liu W, Yang JJ, Kang G, Ojha RP, Neale GA, Srivastava DK, Gurney JG, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Ness KK. Genetic and clinical factors associated with obesity among adult survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. Cancer. Jul 1;121(13):2262-2270, 2015. PubMed PMID: 25963547.

Kang G, Liu W, Cheng C, Wilson CL, Neale G, Yang JJ, Ness KK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Srivastava DK. Evaluation of a two-step iterative resampling procedure for internal validation of genome-wide association studies. J Hum Genet. Dec;60(12):729-738, 2015. PubMed PMID: 26377241.

Karlage RE, Wilson CL, Zhang N, Kaste S, Green DM, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Chemaitilly W, Srivastava K, Hudson MM, Ness KK. Validity of anthropometric measurements for characterizing obesity among adult survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Cancer. Jun 15;121(12):2036-2043, 2015. PubMed PMID: 25728221.

Ness KK, Krull KR, Jones KE, Mulrooney DA, Armstrong GT, Green DM, Chemaitilly W, Smith WA, Wilson CL, Sklar CA, Shelton K, Srivastava DK, Ali S, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Physiologic frailty as a sign of accelerated aging among adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. J Clin Oncol. Dec 20;31(36):4496-4503, 2013. PubMed PMID: 24248696.

Wilson CL, Stratton K, Leisenring WL, Oeffinger KC, Nathan PC, Wasilewski-Masker K, Hudson MM, Castellino SM, Stovall M, Armstrong GT, Brinkman TM, Krull KR, Robison LL, Ness KK. Decline in physical activity level in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev Aug;23(8):1619-1627, 2014. PubMed PMID: 24842624.

Wilson CL, Ness KK, Neglia JP, Hammond S, Leisenring WL, Srivastava DK, Stovall M, Robison LL, Armstrong GT. Renal carcinoma after childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Natl Cancer Inst. Apr 3;105(7):504-508, 2013. PubMed PMID: 23515901.

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