Janet L Brandsma, PhD

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Comparative Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Comparative Medicine


Molecular Virology: Virology laboratories


Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Virus and Other Infection-associated Cancers


Dr. Brandsma is studying the relationship between DNA methylation of the HPV16 genome and the severity of cervical pathology using residual samples of Pap smears, with the goal of improving cervical cancer screening for women with positive initial screening tests for HPV16 (and other high-risk types).

Education & Training

PhD Yale University (1981)
Postdoctoral Fellow Damon Runyon, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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