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Associate Chief of Research
Eric J. Grant

BA, Physics, Albion College, 1984
BS, Electrical Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1985
MS, Biomedical Engineering, The Hartford Graduate Center, 1991
PhD, Epidemiology, The University of Washington, 2011
Professional appointments
University of Michigan Medical Center
1992-1997 Research Programmer, Division of Hypertension
Radiation Effects Research Foundation
1997-2004 Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology
2004-2012 Associate Senior Scientist, Department of Epidemiology
2012-2016 Assistant Department Chief, Department of Epidemiology
2016-present Associate Chief of Research
Selected publications
  1. Grant EJ, Furukawa K, Sakata R, Sugiyama H, Sadakane A, Takahashi I, Utada M, Shimizu Y, Ozasa K. Risk of death among the children of the atomic bomb survivors, an update after 62 years of follow-up: a cohort study. Lancet Oncol 2015; 16(13):1316-23
  2. Grant EJ, Ozasa K, Ban N, de Gonzalez AB, Cologne JB, Cullings HM, Doi K, Furukawa K, Imaoka T, Kodama K, Nakamura N, Niwa O, Preston DL, Rajaraman P, Sadakane A, Saigusa S, Sakata R, Sobue T, Sugiyama H, Ullrich RL, Wakeford R, Yasumura S, Milder C, Shore RE. A report from the 2013 International Symposium: The evaluation of the effects of low-dose radiation exposure in the Life Span Study of atomic bomb survivors and other similar studies. Health Phys 2015; 108(5):551-6
  3. Sakata R, Grant EJ, Furukawa K, Misumi M, Cullings, HM, Ozasa K, Shore RE. Long-term effects of the rain exposure shortly after the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Radiat Res 2014; 182(6):599-606
  4. Zheng W, McLerran DF, Rolland BA, Fu Z, Boffetta P, He J, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Tsugane S, Irie F, Tamakoshi A, Gao Y-T, Koh W-P, Shu X-O, Ozasa K, Nishino Y, Tsuji I, Tanaka H, Chen C-J, Yuan J-M, Ahn Y-O, Yoo K-Y, Ahsan H, Pan W-H, Qiao Y-L, Gu D, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sawada N, Sairenchi T, Yang G, Wang R, Xiang Y-B, Ohishi W, Kakizaki M, Watanabe T, Oze I, You S-L, Sugawara Y, Butler LM, Kim D-H, Park SK, Parvez F, Chuang S-Y, Fan J-H, Shen C-Y, Chen Y, Grant EJ, Lee JE, Sinha R, Matsuo K, Thornquist M, Inoue M, Feng Z, Kang D, Potter JD. Burden of Total and Cause-Specific Mortality Related to Tobacco Smoking among Adults Aged ≥ 45 Years in Asia: A Pooled Analysis of 21 Cohorts. PLOS MED 2014; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001631
  5. Ozasa K, Grant EJ, Cullings HM, Shore RE. Invited Commentary: Missing doses in the Life Span Study of Japanese atomic bomb survivors. Am J Epidemiol 2013; 177(6):569-73
  6. Sakata R, McGale P, Grant EJ, Ozasa K, Peto R, Darby SC. Impact of smoking on mortality and life expectancy in Japanese smokers: A prospective cohort study. BMJ 2012; 345:e7093
  7. Grant EJ, Ozasa K, Preston DL, Suyama A, Shimizu Y, Sakata R, Sugiyama H, Pham T-M, Cologne J, Yamada M, De Roos AJ, Kopecky KJ, Porter MP, Seixas N, Davis S. Effects of radiation and lifestyle factors on risks of urothelial carcinoma in the life span study of atomic bomb survivors. Radiat Res 2012; 178(1):86-98
  8. Ozasa K, Shimizu Y, Suyama A, Kasagi F, Soda M, Grant EJ, Sakata R, Sugiyama H, Kodama K. Studies of the mortality of atomic bomb survivors, Report 14, 1950-2003: An overview of cancer and noncancer diseases. Radiat Res 2012; 177(3):229-43
  9. Grant EJ, Neriishi K, Cologne JB, Eguchi H, Hayashi T, Geyer SM, Izumi S, Nishi N, Land CE, Stevens RG, Sharp GB, Nakachi K. Associations of ionizing radiation and breast cancer-related serum hormone and growth factor levels in cancer-free female A-bomb survivors. Radiat Res 2011; 176(5):678-87