IARC: Advisory Group to Recommend Priorities for IARC Monographs during 2020–2024

Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans Advisory Group to Recommend Priorities for IARC Monographs during 2020–2024 Lyon, France, 25–27 March 2019
Preliminary List of Participants 
IARC requests that you do not contact or lobby meeting participants, send them written materials, or offer favours that could appear to be linked to their participation. (You may send pertinent written materials to IARC.) IARC will ask participants to report all such contacts and will publicly reveal any attempt to influence the meeting. Thank you for your cooperation. Working Group Members and Invited Specialists serve in their individual capacities as scientists and not as representatives of their government or any organization with which they are affiliated. Affiliations are provided for identification purposes only.

The list of the advisory group members, representatives of national and international health agencies observers (one), and the  IARC/WHO Secretariat  can be viewed here: AGP-ListofParticipants

Advisory Group Members:

*Noteworthy for South Africans:  Professor Sewram of the African Cancer Institute, Stellenbosch University, South Africa is an advisory group member.

Tina Bahadori, National Center for Environmental Assessment (EPA/ORD/NCEA), USA
Dinesh K. Barupal, University of California Davis, United States [remote participation]
Frederick A. Beland, United States Food and Drug Administration, USA
Fiorella Belpoggi, Cesare Maltoni Cancer Research Center, Ramazzini Institute, Italy
Amy Berrington, National Cancer Institute, USA
Patience Browne, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), France
Pietro Comba, National Institute of Health, Italy
Min Dai, National Cancer Center, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, People’s
Republic of China
Robert Daniels, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health (NIOSH), USA
Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC), Canada
Catterina Ferreccio, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Oleg Grigoriev, Russian National Committee on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection, Russian
Yun Chul Hong, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Robert N. Hoover, National Cancer Institute, USA
Jun Kanno, Japan Organization of Occupational Health and Safety, Japan
Manolis Kogevinas, IsGlobal Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Dirk Lachenmeier, Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Agency Karlsruhe, Germany
Gerard Lasfargues, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
(ANSES), France
Reza Malekzadeh, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran
M. Matilde Marques, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Scott Masten, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA
Robert Newton, MRC/UVRI & LSHTM Uganda Research Unit, Uganda/University of York, United
Teresa Norat, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Jane Pappas, Health Canada, Canada
Camila Queiroz Moreira, Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency – ANVISA, Brazil
Teresa Rodriguez, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Nicaragua
Vikash Sewram, African Cancer Institute, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Lauren Zeise, California Environmental Protection Agency, USA
Invited Specialists (none)
Representatives of national and international health agencies

Byungmi Kim, National Cancer Center, Republic of Korea
Eun Young Park, National Cancer Center, Republic of Korea


Susan Borghoff is employed by ToxStrategies, a consulting firm that has provided research services to the American Beverage Association.

IARC/WHO Secretariat

Lamia Benbrahim-Tallaa, IARC Monographs Group
Véronique Bouvard, IARC Monographs Group
Fatiha El Ghissassi, IARC Monographs Group
Jennifer Girschik, IARC Monographs Group
Yann Grosse, IARC Monographs Group
Kathryn Guyton, IARC Monographs Group (Acting Group Head)
Amy Hall, IARC Monographs Group
Michael Korenjak, Molecular Mechanisms and Biomarkers Group
Heidi Mattock, IARC Monographs Group (Editor)
Valerie McCormack, Section of Environment and Radiation
Mary Schubauer-Berigan, IARC Monographs Group
Joachim Schüz, Section of Environment and Radiation (Section Head)
Kurt Straif, Consultant, Section of Evidence Synthesis and Classification
Michelle Turner, Visiting Scientist, IARC Monographs Group
Jiri Zavadil, Molecular Mechanisms and Biomarkers Group (Group Head)

NOTE REGARDING CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS: Each participant first received a preliminary invitation with the request to complete and sign the IARC/WHO Declaration of Interests, which covers
employment and consulting activities, individual and institutional research support, and other
financial interests.

Official invitations were extended after careful assessment of any declared interests that might
constitute a real or perceived conflict of interest. Pertinent and significant conflicts are disclosed
here. Information about other potential conflicts that are not disclosed may be sent to the Head
of the Monographs Programme at imo@iarc.fr.

Participants identified as Invited Specialists will not serve as meeting chair or subgroup chair,
draft text that pertains to the description or interpretation of cancer data, or draft text that
pertains to the description or interpretation of cancer data. The Declarations will be updated and
reviewed again at the opening of the meeting.
Posted on 28 February 2019



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