Madar Talibov

Madar became interested in epidemiological research while doing his Master’s in Public Health at Umeå University in Sweden. He joined the OCRC as a visiting researcher in 2014, while pursuing his PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Tampere in Finland. As part of his PhD, he was involved in the Nordic Occupational Cancer (NOCCA) studies project, and studied associations between multiple work-related agents and leukemia subtypes. At the OCRC, Madar worked on the North American Pooled Project, looking at pesticides, agricultural exposures and cancer. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Environment and Radiation Section.


  • Diploma in Medicine, Azerbaijan Medical University (2002)
  • MSc (Public Health), Umeå University, Sweden (2006)
  • PhD (Epidemiology), University of Tampere, Finland (2016)