Josephine J Hoh, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests

Environmental Exposure; Environmental Health; Ophthalmology

Research Organizations

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

High Performance Computation

Ophthalmology and Visual Science

School of Public Health: Hoh Lab

Research Summary

Interactions among genes; Environmental exposures

Selected Publications

  • Complement factor H polymorphism in age-related macular degeneration. Klein RJ, Zeiss C, Chew EY, Tsai JY, Sackler RS, Haynes C, Henning AK, SanGiovanni JP, Mane SM, Mayne ST, Bracken MB, Ferris FL, Ott J, Barnstable C, Hoh J. Science. 2005 Apr 15;308(572
  • HTRA1 promoter polymorphism in wet age-related macular degeneration. Dewan A, Liu M, Hartman S, Zhang SS, Liu DT, Zhao C, Tam PO, Chan WM, Lam DS, Snyder M, Barnstable C, Pang CP, Hoh J. Science. 2006 Nov 10;314(5801):989-92. Epub 2006 Oct 19. PMID: 17053
  • A variant of the HTRA1 gene increases susceptibility to age-related macular degeneration. Yang Z, Camp NJ, Sun H, Tong Z, Gibbs D, Cameron DJ, Chen H, Zhao Y, Pearson E, Li X, Chien J, Dewan A, Harmon J, Bernstein PS, Shridhar V, Zabriskie NA, Hoh J, Howe
  • Linkage disequilibrium mapping for complex disease genes. DeWan A, Klein RJ, Hoh J. Methods Mol Biol. 2007;376:85-107. PMID: 17984540
  • Detecting essential and removable interactions in genome-wide association studies. Wu C, Zhang H, Liu X, Dewan A, Dubrow R, Ying Z, Yang Y, Hoh J. Stat Interface. 2009 Jan 1;2(2):161-170. PMID: 21165165
  • p53 responsive elements in human retrotransposons. Harris CR, Dewan A, Zupnick A, Normart R, Gabriel A, Prives C, Levine AJ, Hoh J. Oncogene. 2009 Nov 5;28(44):3857-65. Epub 2009 Aug 31. PMID: 19718052
  • A pilot genome-wide association study shows genomic variants enriched in the non-tumor cells of patients with well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors of the ileum. Walsh KM, Choi M, Oberg K, Kulke MH, Yao JC, Wu C, Jurkiewicz M, Hsu LI, Hooshmand SM, Ha

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Josephine J Hoh, PhD
Office Location
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health
60 College Street, Ste Room 416

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale School of Public HealthPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034