Yukiko Yano, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Independent Research Scholar

Metabolic Epidemiology Branch


9609 Medical Center Dr.
Room SG/6E328
Rockville, MD 20892

+1 240 276 6394


Research Topics

Yukiko Yano, Ph.D., M.P.H., focuses her research on methodologic and etiologic studies of the human oral microbiome as well as studies of risk factors for esophageal and gastric cancer.


Dr. Yano joined the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch (MEB) as a postdoctoral fellow in 2019 and was selected as an NIH Independent Research Scholar in 2022. Dr. Yano earned her Ph.D. in environmental health sciences from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to obtaining her Ph.D., Dr. Yano received an M.P.H. in environmental health from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Her doctoral research involved measurements of protein adducts in archived newborn dried blood spots to explore fetal exposures associated with childhood leukemia. She received the 2023 NCI Director's Innovation Career Development Award.

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