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Sarah W. Thurston, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 630
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2406
Fax: (585) 273-1031


The biographical information for Sarah W. Thurston, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Elected Member of International Statistical Institute 2006
American Journal of Epidemiology | Special Recognition for excellence as a reviewer 2001
Award for best contributed paper to the Risk Analysis Section | Joint Statistical Meetings 2001
Radcliffe Prize Scholorship | Emeline Bigelow Conland Fellowship 1990

Recent Journal Articles

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Mendiola, J.; Jorgensen, N.; Andersson, A.-M.; Calafat, A.M.; Redoma, B.; Drobnis, E.Z.; Wang, C.; Sparks, A.; Thurston, S.W.; Liu, F.; Swan, S.H. "Are environmental levels of bisphenol A associated with reproductive function in fertile men?". Environmental Health Perspectives. 2010; 118(9): 1286-1291. Link
Love, T.M.T.; Thurston, S.W.; Keefer, M.C.; Dewhurst, S.; Lee, H.Y. "Mathematical modeling of ultradeep sequencing data reveals that acute CT8+ T-lymphocity responses exert strong selective pressure in Simian Immunodeficiency Virus-infected macaques, but still fail to clear founder epitope sequences". Journal of Virology. 2010; 84(11): 5802-5814. Link
Ishitobi, H.; Stern, S.; Thurston, S.W.; Cernichiari, E.; Zareba, G.; Langdon, M. Gelein, R.; Weiss, B. "Organic and inorganic mercury in neonatal rat brain following prenatal exposure to methylmercury and mercury vapor". Environmental Health Perspectives. 2010; 118(2): 242-248. Link
Johnston, C.J.; Hernady, E.; Reed, C.; Thurston, S.W.; Finkelstein, J.N.; Williams, J.P. "Early Alterations in Pulmonary Cytokine Expression: Surrogate Markers in Adults versus Children Following a Radiation Event". Radiation Research. 2010; 173(4): 522-35. Link
2009 Aug
van Wijngaarden E, Myers GJ, Thurston SW, Shamlaye CF, Davidson PW. "Interpreting epidemiological evidence in the presence of multiple endpoints: an alternative analytic approach using the 9-year follow-up of the Seychelles child development study." International archives of occupational and environmental health. 2009 Aug; 82(8):1031-41. Epub 2009 Feb 11.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Cancer Center


PhD | Statistics | Harvard University1997
AM | Statistics | Harvard University1992
MS | Natural Resources | Cornell University1991
AB | Biology | Oberlin College1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health 2002
Research Fellow- Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health 2000