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Kathryn Lynn Terry, SCD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Research Location: Richardson Fuller

Research Email: kterry@partners.org

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Research Narrative:

I am interested in genetic susceptibility to ovarian cancer, particularly genetic variation in hormone and telomere related genes. 


Education:
Harvard School of Public Health, 2005, ScD
Haverford College, 1995, BA

Lab Members:
Holly Harris, ScD, postdoctoral fellow

Courses Taught:
Harvard School of Public Health, Epidemiologic research in Obstetrics and Gynecology


Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Harris HR, Cushing-Haugen KL, Webb PM, Nagle CM, Jordan SJ, Risch HA, Rossing MA, Doherty JA, Goodman MT, Modugno F, Ness RB, Moysich KB, Kjær SK, Høgdall E, Jensen A, Schildkraut JM, Berchuck A, Cramer DW, Bandera EV, Rodriguez L, Wentzensen N, Kotsopoulos J, Narod SA, McLaughlin JR, Anton-Culver H, Ziogas A, Pearce CL, Wu AH, Lindström S, Terry KL. Association between genetically predicted polycystic ovary syndrome and ovarian cancer: a Mendelian randomization study. Int J Epidemiol. 2019 Jun 18.

2. Grant DJ, Manichaikul A, Alberg AJ, Bandera EV, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Moorman PG, Peres LC, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry PD, Wang XQ, Keku TO, Hoyo C, Berchuck A, Sandler DP, Taylor JA, O'Brien KM, Velez Edwards DR, Edwards TL, Beeghly-Fadiel A, Wentzensen N, Pearce CL, Wu AH, Whittemore AS, McGuire V, Sieh W, Rothstein JH, Modugno F, Ness R, Moysich K, Rossing MA, Doherty JA, Sellers TA, Permuth-Way JB, Monteiro AN, Levine DA, Setiawan VW, Haiman CA, LeMarchand L, Wilkens LR, Karlan BY, Menon U, Ramus S, Gayther S, Gentry-Maharaj A, Terry KL, Cramer DW, Goode EL, Larson MC, Kaufmann SH, Cannioto R, Odunsi K, Etter JL, Huang RY, Bernardini MQ, Tone AA, May T, Goodman MT, Thompson PJ, Carney ME, Tworoger SS, Poole EM, Lambrechts D, Vergote I, Vanderstichele A, Van Nieuwenhuysen E, Anton-Culver H, Ziogas A, Brenton JD, Bjorge L, Salvensen HB, Kiemeney LA, Massuger LFAG, Pejovic T, Bruegl A, Moffitt M, Cook L, Le ND, Brooks-Wilson A, Kelemen LE, Pharoah PDP, Song H, Campbell I, Eccles D, DeFazio A, Kennedy CJ, Schildkraut JM. Evaluation of vitamin D biosynthesis and pathway target genes reveals UGT2A1/2 and EGFR polymorphisms associated with epithelial ovarian cancer in African American Women. Cancer Med. 2019 May; 8(5):2503-2513.

3. Sasamoto N, Babic A, Rosner BA, Fortner RT, Vitonis AF, Yamamoto H, Fichorova RN, Tjønneland A, Hansen L, Overvad K, Kvaskoff M, Fournier A, Romana Mancini F, Boeing H, Trichopoulou A, Peppa E, Karakatsani A, Palli D, Pala V, Mattiello A, Tumino R, Grasso CC, Onland-Moret NC, Weiderpass E, Quirós JR, Lujan-Barroso L, Rodríguez-Barranco M, Colorado-Yohar S, Barricarte A, Dorronsoro M, Idahl A, Lundin E, Sartor H, Khaw KT, Key TJ, Muller D, Riboli E, Gunter MJ, Dossus L, Kaaks R, Cramer DW, Tworoger SS, Terry KL. Predicting Circulating CA125 Levels among Healthy Premenopausal Women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 Jun; 28(6):1076-1085.

4. Minlikeeva AN, Cannioto R, Jensen A, Kjaer SK, Jordan SJ, Diergaarde B, Szender JB, Odunsi K, Almohanna H, Mayor P, Starbuck K, Zsiros E, Bandera EV, Cramer DW, Doherty JA, DeFazio A, Edwards R, Goode EL, Goodman MT, Høgdall E, Matsuo K, Mizuno M, Nagle CM, Ness RB, Paddock LE, Pearce CL, Risch HA, Rossing MA, Terry KL, Wu AH, Modugno F, Webb PM, Moysich KB. Joint exposure to smoking, excessive weight, and physical inactivity and survival of ovarian cancer patients, evidence from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium. Cancer Causes Control. 2019 May; 30(5):537-547.

5. Fortner RT, Terry KL, Bender N, Brenner N, Hufnagel K, Butt J, Waterboer T, Tworoger SS. Sexually transmitted infections and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: results from the Nurses' Health Studies. Br J Cancer. 2019 Apr; 120(8):855-860.

6. Panelli DM, Robinson JN, Kaimal AJ, Terry KL, Yang J, Clapp MA, Little SE. Using Cervical Dilation to Predict Labor Onset: A Tool for Elective Labor Induction Counseling. Am J Perinatol. 2019 Jan 29.

7. Kim S, Wang M, Tyrer JP, Jensen A, Wiensch A, Liu G, Lee AW, Ness RB, Salvatore M, Tworoger SS, Whittemore AS, Anton-Culver H, Sieh W, Olson SH, Berchuck A, Goode EL, Goodman MT, Doherty JA, Chenevix-Trench G, Rossing MA, Webb PM, Giles GG, Terry KL, Ziogas A, Fortner RT, Menon U, Gayther SA, Wu AH, Song H, Brooks-Wilson A, Bandera EV, Cook LS, Cramer DW, Milne RL, Winham SJ, Kjaer SK, Modugno F, Thompson PJ, Chang-Claude J, Harris HR, Schildkraut JM, Le ND, Wentzensen N, Trabert B, Høgdall E, Huntsman D, Pike MC, Pharoah PDP, Pearce CL, Mukherjee B. A comprehensive gene-environment interaction analysis in Ovarian Cancer using genome-wide significant common variants. Int J Cancer. 2019 May 01; 144(9):2192-2205.

8. Orta OR, Tworoger SS, Terry KL, Coull BA, Gelaye B, Kirschbaum C, Sanchez SE, Williams MA. Stress and hair cortisol concentrations from preconception to the third trimester. Stress. 2019 01; 22(1):60-69.

9. Barnard ME, Poole EM, Curhan GC, Eliassen AH, Rosner BA, Terry KL, Tworoger SS. Association of Analgesic Use With Risk of Ovarian Cancer in the Nurses' Health Studies. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Dec 01; 4(12):1675-1682.

10. Akinwunmi B, Vitonis AF, Titus L, Terry KL, Cramer DW. Statin therapy and association with ovarian cancer risk in the New England Case Control (NEC) study. Int J Cancer. 2019 03 01; 144(5):991-1000.