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Ilene Lattimer, RN, OCN, CCRC


Ilene R. Lattimer, RN, OCN, CCRC
Clinical Research Specialist
Clinical Cancer Genetics Program
Division of Human Genetics
Department of Internal Medicine
The Ohio State University
Comprehensive Cancer Center
2001 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240


Phone: 614-293-6694
Toll free: 1-888-329-1654
Fax: 614-293-2314
Pager: 614-346-5207
ilene.comeras@osumc.edu

Specialty Interests
Cancer Genetics Research
Community and Professional Cancer Prevention Programs

Research Interests
Ms. Lattimer assists in coordinating several cancer genetics studies. These include

  • Screening colorectal and endometrial cancer patients for Lynch syndrome.
     
  • The American Founder Mutation (MSH2, exon 1-6 deletion) as a cause of Lynch syndrome. Click here for more information on the American Founder Mutation.
     
  • The etiology of MSI-negative familial colorectal cancers, PMS2-associated Lynch Syndrome.
     
  • Endocrine Neoplasia Repository. A data and biological samples repository of individuals diagnosed with thyroid cancer and other endocrine tumors, hunting for gene(s) that may play a role in familial non-medullary thyroid cancer.
     
  • Genetic factors related to the development of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the skin.
     
  • Study aimed at determining hereditary components of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
     

To schedule an appointment with Clinical Cancer Genetics or Medical Genetics Program, call 614-293-6694 or toll free at 1-888-329-1654. Click here to request appointment online.


Certifications
CCRC (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator), 2006
Ohio State Registered Nurse License 130-691,1974
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN Certified) Exp. 12/31/2011

Awards and Publications