Olufunmilayo Olopade, MD

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology
1991

Cook County Hospital
Chicago, IL
- Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
1987

Cook County Hospital
Chicago, IL
- Residency, Internal Medicine
1986

Cook County Hospital
Chicago, IL
- Internship, Internal Medicine
1984

Nigerian Navy Hospital
Lagos, Nigeria
- Medical Officer
1983

University College Hospital
Ibadan, Nigeria
- Internships: Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics
1981

University of Ibadan
Ibadan, Nigeria
M.B.B.S. - Distinctions in Pathology and Pediatrics
1980

Evaluating Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast Cancer in Women of African Ancestry.
Du Z, Gao G, Adedokun B, Ahearn T, Lunetta KL, Zirpoli G, Troester MA, Ruiz-Narváez EA, Haddad SA, PalChoudhury P, Figueroa J, John EM, Bernstein L, Zheng W, Hu JJ, Ziegler RG, Nyante S, Bandera EV, Ingles SA, Mancuso N, Press MF, Deming SL, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Yao S, Ogundiran TO, Ojengbe O, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Dunning AM, Easton DF, Michailidou K, Pharoah PDP, Sandler DP, Taylor JA, Wang Q, Weinberg CR, Kitahara CM, Blot W, Nathanson KL, Hennis A, Nemesure B, Ambs S, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Bensen JT, Chanock SJ, Olshan AF, Ambrosone CB, Olopade OI, Yarney J, Awuah B, Wiafe-Addai B, Conti DV. Evaluating Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast Cancer in Women of African Ancestry. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 Sep 04; 113(9):1168-1176.
PMID: 33769540

The impact of coronavirus disease 2019 on the quality of life and treatment disruption of patients with breast cancer in a multiethnic cohort.
Zhao F, Henderson TO, Cipriano TM, Copley BL, Liu M, Burra R, Birch SH, Olopade OI, Huo D. The impact of coronavirus disease 2019 on the quality of life and treatment disruption of patients with breast cancer in a multiethnic cohort. Cancer. 2021 11 01; 127(21):4072-4080.
PMID: 34292583

The impact of site-specific digital histology signatures on deep learning model accuracy and bias.
Howard FM, Dolezal J, Kochanny S, Schulte J, Chen H, Heij L, Huo D, Nanda R, Olopade OI, Kather JN, Cipriani N, Grossman RL, Pearson AT. The impact of site-specific digital histology signatures on deep learning model accuracy and bias. Nat Commun. 2021 07 20; 12(1):4423.
PMID: 34285218

Cross-ancestry GWAS meta-analysis identifies six breast cancer loci in African and European ancestry women.
Adedokun B, Du Z, Gao G, Ahearn TU, Lunetta KL, Zirpoli G, Figueroa J, John EM, Bernstein L, Zheng W, Hu JJ, Ziegler RG, Nyante S, Bandera EV, Ingles SA, Press MF, Deming-Halverson SL, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Yao S, Ogundiran TO, Ojengbede O, Blot W, Troester MA, Nathanson KL, Hennis A, Nemesure B, Ambs S, Fiorica PN, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Bensen JT, Kushi LH, Torres-Mejia G, Hu D, Fejerman L, Bolla MK, Dennis J, Dunning AM, Easton DF, Michailidou K, Pharoah PDP, Wang Q, Sandler DP, Taylor JA, O'Brien KM, Kitahara CM, Falusi AG, Babalola C, Yarney J, Awuah B, Addai-Wiafe B. Cross-ancestry GWAS meta-analysis identifies six breast cancer loci in African and European ancestry women. Nat Commun. 2021 07 07; 12(1):4198.
PMID: 34234117

Effects of Slide Storage on Detection of Molecular Markers by IHC and FISH in Endometrial Cancer Tissues From a Clinical Trial: An NRG Oncology/GOG Pilot Study.
Grushko TA, Filiaci VL, Montag AG, Apushkin M, Gomez MJ, Monovich L, Ramirez NC, Schwab C, Kesterson JP, Seward SM, Method MW, Olopade OI, Fleming GF, Birrer MJ. Effects of Slide Storage on Detection of Molecular Markers by IHC and FISH in Endometrial Cancer Tissues From a Clinical Trial: An NRG Oncology/GOG Pilot Study. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2021 Jul 02.
PMID: 34224438

Precision oncology: Directing genomics and pharmacogenomics toward reducing cancer inequities.
Saulsberry L, Olopade OI. Precision oncology: Directing genomics and pharmacogenomics toward reducing cancer inequities. Cancer Cell. 2021 Jun 14; 39(6):730-733.
PMID: 34019805

Discovery and fine-mapping of height loci via high-density imputation of GWASs in individuals of African ancestry.
Graff M, Justice AE, Young KL, Marouli E, Zhang X, Fine RS, Lim E, Buchanan V, Rand K, Feitosa MF, Wojczynski MK, Yanek LR, Shao Y, Rohde R, Adeyemo AA, Aldrich MC, Allison MA, Ambrosone CB, Ambs S, Amos C, Arnett DK, Atwood L, Bandera EV, Bartz T, Becker DM, Berndt SI, Bernstein L, Bielak LF, Blot WJ, Bottinger EP, Bowden DW, Bradfield JP, Brody JA, Broeckel U, Burke G, Cade BE, Cai Q, Caporaso N, Carlson C, Carpten J, Casey G, Chanock SJ, Chen G, Chen M, Chen YI, Chen WM, Chesi A, Chiang CWK, Chu L, Coetzee GA, Conti DV, Cooper RS, Cushman M, Demerath E, Deming SL, Dimitrov L, Ding J, Diver WR, Duan Q, Evans MK, Falusi AG, Faul JD, Fornage M, Fox C, Freedman BI, Garcia M, Gillanders EM, Goodman P, Gottesman O, Grant SFA, Guo X, Hakonarson H, Haritunians T, Harris TB, Harris CC, Henderson BE, Hennis A, Hernandez DG, Hirschhorn JN, McNeill LH, Howard TD, Howard B, Hsing AW, Hsu YH, Hu JJ, Huff CD, Huo D, Ingles SA, Irvin MR, John EM, Johnson KC, Jordan JM, Kabagambe EK, Kang SJ, Kardia SL, Keating BJ, Kittles RA, Klein EA, Kolb S, Kolonel LN, Kooperberg C, Kuller L, Kutlar A, Lange L, Langefeld CD, Le Marchand L, Leonard H, Lettre G, Levin AM, Li Y, Li J, Liu Y, Liu Y, Liu S, Lohman K, Lotay V, Lu Y, Maixner W, Manson JE, McKnight B, Meng Y, Monda KL, Monroe K, Moore JH, Mosley TH, Mudgal P, Murphy AB, Nadukuru R, Nalls MA, Nathanson KL, Nayak U, N'Diaye A, Nemesure B, Neslund-Dudas C, Neuhouser ML, Nyante S, Ochs-Balcom H, Ogundiran TO, Ogunniyi A, Ojengbede O, Okut H, Olopade OI, Olshan A, Padhukasahasram B, Palmer J, Palmer CD, Palmer ND, Papanicolaou G, Patel SR, Pettaway CA, Peyser PA, Press MF, Rao DC, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Redline S, Reiner AP, Rhie SK, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Rotimi CN, Rotter JI, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Rybicki BA, Salako B, Sale MM, Sanderson M, Schadt E, Schreiner PJ, Schurmann C, Schwartz AG, Shriner DA, Signorello LB, Singleton AB, Siscovick DS, Smith JA, Smith S, Speliotes E, Spitz M, Stanford JL, Stevens VL, Stram A, Strom SS, Sucheston L, Sun YV, Tajuddin SM, Taylor H, Taylor K, Tayo BO, Thun MJ, Tucker MA, Vaidya D, Van Den Berg DJ, Vedantam S, Vitolins M, Wang Z, Ware EB, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Weir DR, Wiencke JK, Williams SM, Williams LK, Wilson JG, Witte JS, Wrensch M, Wu X, Yao J, Zakai N, Zanetti K, Zemel BS, Zhao W, Zhao JH, Zheng W, Zhi D, Zhou J, Zhu X, Ziegler RG, Zmuda J, Zonderman AB, Psaty BM, Borecki IB, Cupples LA, Liu CT, Haiman CA, Loos R, Ng MCY, North KE. Discovery and fine-mapping of height loci via high-density imputation of GWASs in individuals of African ancestry. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 04 01; 108(4):564-582.
PMID: 33713608

A case-only study to identify genetic modifiers of breast cancer risk for BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers.
Coignard J, Lush M, Beesley J, O'Mara TA, Dennis J, Tyrer JP, Barnes DR, McGuffog L, Leslie G, Bolla MK, Adank MA, Agata S, Ahearn T, Aittomäki K, Andrulis IL, Anton-Culver H, Arndt V, Arnold N, Aronson KJ, Arun BK, Augustinsson A, Azzollini J, Barrowdale D, Baynes C, Becher H, Bermisheva M, Bernstein L, Bialkowska K, Blomqvist C, Bojesen SE, Bonanni B, Borg A, Brauch H, Brenner H, Burwinkel B, Buys SS, Caldés T, Caligo MA, Campa D, Carter BD, Castelao JE, Chang-Claude J, Chanock SJ, Chung WK, Claes KBM, Clarke CL. A case-only study to identify genetic modifiers of breast cancer risk for BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers. Nat Commun. 2021 02 17; 12(1):1078.
PMID: 33597508

Impact of post-diagnosis weight change on survival outcomes in Black and White breast cancer patients.
Shang L, Hattori M, Fleming G, Jaskowiak N, Hedeker D, Olopade OI, Huo D. Impact of post-diagnosis weight change on survival outcomes in Black and White breast cancer patients. Breast Cancer Res. 2021 02 04; 23(1):18.
PMID: 33541403

Reply to Q. Chu et al.
Semprini JT, Olopade OI. Reply to Q. Chu et al. JCO Glob Oncol. 2021 02; 7:185-186.
PMID: 33529075

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Order of Lincoln
State of Illinois
2019

Ron Ross Award
PacRim Breast and Prostate Cancer Group award committee
2019

Villanova Mendal Medal Award
Villanova University
2017

NAPA Lifetime Achievement Award
Nigerian American Professional Association
2017

ASCO Humanitarian Award
American Society of Clinical Oncology
2017

Chicago Women’s International Achievement Award
International Women Associates
2017

Chicagoland Komen Gala Medical Award
Susan G. Komen Chicago
2016