Courtney Dill, Ph.D., M.S.C.R, M.S.

Courtney Dill, Ph.D., M.S.C.R, M.S.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG)
Entry Year

Doctoral Degree

Ph.D./M.S.C.R., Biomedical Science, Clinical Research, Morehouse School of Medicine (2021)

Master's Degree

M.S., Morehouse School of Medicine (2015)

Research Interests

Early Detection of Aggressive Cancers; Cancer Risk Prediction; Polygenic Risk Score Estimation; Risk Stratification; Improving and/or Developing Cancer Screening Guidelines; Cancer Disparities; Biologic Effect of Race/Ethnicity vs Ancestry on Cancer Risk; Precision Prevention; Clinical Trial Design

Primary Preceptor/Branch/Division

Hormuzd Katki, Ph.D., Biostatistics Branch (BB), Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics (DCEG)


Adebayo OO, Dammer EB, Dill CD, Adebayo AO, Oseni SO, Griffen TL, Ohandjo AQ, Yan F, Jain S, Barwick BG, Singh R, Boise LH, Lillard JW Jr. Multivariant Transcriptome Analysis Identifies Modules and Hub Genes Associated with Poor Outcomes in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients. Cancers (Basel). 2022 Apr 29;14(9):2228. doi: 10.3390/cancers14092228. PMID: 35565356.

Griffen TL, Dammer EB, Dill CD, Carey KM, Young CD, Nunez SK, Ohandjo AQ, Kornblau SM, Lillard JW Jr. Multivariate transcriptome analysis identifies networks and key drivers of chronic lymphocytic leukemia relapse risk and patient survival. BMC Med Genomics. 2021 Jun 29;14(1):171. doi: 10.1186/s12920-021-01012-y. PMID: 34187466.

Dill CD, Dammer EB, Griffen TL, Seyfried NT, Lillard JW Jr. A network approach reveals driver genes associated with survival of patients with triple-negative breast cancer. iScience. 2021 Apr 19;24(5):102451. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.102451. eCollection 2021 May 21. PMID: 34007962.

Ohandjo AQ, Liu Z, Dammer EB, Dill CD, Griffen TL, Carey KM, Hinton DE, Meller R, Lillard JW Jr. Transcriptome Network Analysis Identifies CXCL13-CXCR5 Signaling Modules in the Prostate Tumor Immune Microenvironment. Sci Rep. 2019 Oct 18;9(1):14963. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-46491-3. PMID: 31628349.