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Research interests

Dr. Joshua Muscat is an epidemiologist with a research interest in the causes and prevention of cancer. He previously worked at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the American Health Foundation in New York. His work has included studies on environmental pollutants and cancer, and he has served as an adviser to federal and state regulatory agencies.

Dr. Muscat’s interests include understanding the causes of racial differences in cancer risk, including the smoking behaviors, individual factors and diet. 

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Projects 2005 2019

Tobacco Products
Lung Neoplasms
Appalachian Region
Social Class
Oxidative Stress
Tobacco Products
Molecular Epidemiology

Research Output 1987 2020

Age at start of using tobacco on the risk of head and neck cancer: Pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium (INHANCE)

Chang, C. P., Chang, S. C., Chuang, S. C., Berthiller, J., Ferro, G., Matsuo, K., Wünsch-Filho, V., Toporcov, T. N., de Carvalho, M. B., La Vecchia, C., Olshan, A. F., Zevallos, J. P., Serraino, D., Muscat, J., Sturgis, E. M., Li, G., Morgenstern, H., Levi, F., Dal Maso, L., Smith, E. & 39 others, Kelsey, K., McClean, M., Vaughan, T. L., Lazarus, P., Ramroth, H., Chen, C., Schwartz, S. M., Winn, D. M., Bosetti, C., Edefonti, V., Garavello, W., Negri, E., Hayes, R. B., Purdue, M. P., Boccia, S., Cadoni, G., Shangina, O., Koifman, R., Curado, M. P., Vilensky, M., Swiatkowska, B., Herrero, R., Franceschi, S., Benhamou, S., Fernandez, L., Menezes, A. M. B., Daudt, A. W., Mates, D., Schantz, S., Yu, G. P., Lissowska, J., Brenner, H., Fabianova, E., Rudnai, P., Brennan, P., Boffetta, P., Zhang, Z. F., Hashibe, M. & Lee, Y. C. A., Dec 2019, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 63, 101615.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Head and Neck Neoplasms
Tobacco Use
Odds Ratio

Characteristics of Adult Cigarette Smokers Who "Relight" and the Effects of Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Constituents

Allen, S. I., Wasserman, E., Veldheer, S., Yingst, J., Hrabovsky, S., Liao, J., Krebs, N. M., Horn, K., Reinhart, L., Modesto, J., Putt, K., Evins, A. E., Muscat, J. E., Richie, J. P. & Foulds, J., Aug 19 2019, In : Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. 21, 9, p. 1206-1212 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Tobacco Use Disorder
1 Citation (Scopus)

Education and gastric cancer risk—An individual participant data meta-analysis in the StoP project consortium

Rota, M., Alicandro, G., Pelucchi, C., Bonzi, R., Bertuccio, P., Hu, J., Zhang, Z. F., Johnson, K. C., Palli, D., Ferraroni, M., Yu, G. P., Galeone, C., López-Carrillo, L., Muscat, J., Lunet, N., Ferro, A., Ye, W., Plymoth, A., Malekzadeh, R., Zaridze, D. & 23 others, Maximovitch, D., Kogevinas, M., Fernández de Larrea, N., Vioque, J., Navarrete-Muñoz, E. M., Tsugane, S., Hamada, G. S., Hidaka, A., Pakseresht, M., Wolk, A., Håkansson, N., Hernández-Ramírez, R. U., López-Cervantes, M., Ward, M., Pourfarzi, F., Mu, L., Kurtz, R. C., Lagiou, A., Lagiou, P., Boffetta, P., Boccia, S., Negri, E. & La Vecchia, C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Cancer. 146, 3, p. 671-681 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stomach Neoplasms
Confidence Intervals
Odds Ratio

Effect of cigarette rod length on smokers switching to SPECTRUM cigarettes

Hrabovsky, S. M., Midya, V., Lester, C., Veldheer, S., Yingst, J. M., Allen, S. I., Krebs, N. M., Liao, J., Reinhart, L., Modesto, J., Evins, A. E., Richie, J. P., Muscat, J. E., Horn, K. & Foulds, J., Mar 2019, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 43, 2, p. 380-392 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
2 Citations (Scopus)

Emissions of Free Radicals, Carbonyls, and Nicotine from the NIDA Standardized Research Electronic Cigarette and Comparison to Similar Commercial Devices

Bitzer, Z. T., Goel, R., Reilly, S. M., Bhangu, G., Trushin, N., Foulds, J., Muscat, J. & Richie, J. P., Jan 22 2019, In : Chemical research in toxicology. 32, 1, p. 130-138 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

National Institute on Drug Abuse (U.S.)
Tobacco Products
Free Radicals