Darren Brenner

Associate Professor



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Area of Focus

  • Cancer epidemiology and trends
  • Molecular and genetic epidemiology
  • Precision health analytics
  • Big data
  • Prediction models


Dr. Darren Brenner is an epidemiologist, Associate Professor and the Armstrong Investigator in Molecular Cancer Epidemiology in the Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. He leads a program of research focused on using big data and precision health analytics to examine cancer risk and outcomes. Darren is leading several studies to examine the intersection of lifestyle, genetics and clinical variables in the prediction of cancer risk and progression. He is also the Director of Research at the Forzani & MacPhail Colorectal Cancer Screening Centre and the Associate Director for the Oncology Outcomes Research Initiative.