Associate Chief of Research Eric J. Grant

Associate Chief of Research Eric J. Grant


BA, Physics, Albion College
BS, Electrical Engineering, The University of Michigan
MS, Biomedical Engineering, The Hartford Graduate Center
PhD, Epidemiology, The University of Washington

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. Brenner AV, Preston DL, Sakata R, Sugiyama H, Berrington de Gonzalez A, French B, Utada M, Cahoon EK, Sadakane A, Ozasa K, Grant EJ, Mabuchi K. Incidence of breast cancer in the Life Span Study of atomic bomb survivors: 1958-2009. Radiat Res 2018/07/25 (Epub); 190:1-12
  2. Grant EJ, Cologne JB, Sharp GB, Eguchi H, Stevens RG, Izumi S, Kim YM, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Ohishi W, Nakachi K. Bioavailable serum estradiol may alter radiation risk of postmenopausal breast cancer: a nested case-control study. Int J Radiat Biol 2018 (January); 94(2):97-105
  3. Cahoon EK, Preston DL, Pierce DA, Grant EJ, Brenner AV, Mabuchi K, Utada M, Ozasa K. Lung, laryngeal and other respiratory cancer incidence among Japanese atomic bomb survivors: An updated analysis from 1958 through 2009. Radiat Res 2017 (May); 187(5):538-48
  4. Grant EJ, Brenner AV, Sugiyama H, Sakata R, Sadakane A, Utada M, Cahoon E, Milder CM, Soda M, Cullings HM, Preston DL, Mabuchi K, Ozasa K. Solid cancer incidence among the Life Span Study of atomic bomb survivors: 1958-2009. Radiat Res 2017 (May); 187(5):513-37
  5. Cullings HM, Grant EJ, Egbert SD, Watanabe T, Oda T, Nakamura F, Yamashita T, Fuchi H, Funamoto S, Marumo K, Sakata R, Kodama Y, Ozasa K, Kodama K. DS02R1: Improvements to atomic bomb survivors’ input data and implementation of Dosimetry System 2002 (DS02) and resulting changes in estimated doses. Health Phys 2017 (January); 112(1):56-97
  6. Ozasa K, Takahashi I, Grant EJ. Radiation-related risks of non-cancer outcomes in the atomic bomb survivors. Ann ICRP 2016 (June); 45(1 Suppl):253-61
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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