Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.
Skip to main content

2016_Hilary_David ZaridzeDavid Zaridze PhD MD DSc

Director, Institute of Carcinogenesis

Deputy Director, N. N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Centre

 

David Zaridze, born in Tbilisi, Georgia, obtained his medical degree at the Tbilisi Medical Institute in Georgia, and received a PhD from the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Oncology in 1969 and a DSc from the Cancer Research Centre in 1977, both in Moscow. Initially trained as a pathologist, he pursued a second career in epidemiology of chronic diseases. He worked with Professor Richard Doll at Oxford University between 1977 and 1978 and was affiliated with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France, working in the Unit of Analytical Epidemiology, between 1979 and 1985. His main interest then was the relationship of smoking and diet with cancer, at the time when IARC was developing a research programme on diet and cancer. Professor Zaridze returned to Moscow in 1986 and was appointed Director of the Institute of Carcinogenesis within the N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Centre where he was also recently made a Deputy Director. He is currently the Director of the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention at the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, and President of the Russian Cancer Society.

He is a member of several national and international scientific organizations, including the Russian Academy of Sciences, the European School of Oncology, and the IARC. In 2011, he was appointed as Visiting Professor of Epidemiology of Oxford University. He has authored or co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications.

Directions

Flyer (in PDF)

Forthcoming events

Richard Doll Seminar: Design and analysis of prevalence surveys in low-resource settings

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

WEH/Ethox Seminar

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

HERC Seminar: Learning healthcare systems for cost-effective precision oncology.

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 12pm to 1pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

The Global Response to the Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Outbreak

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 2.30pm to 4pm @ Seminar rooms, Big Data Institute

Richard Doll Seminar: The Risk of Everything – using linked electronic health records to develop and validate risk prediction tools for use in clinical care

Tuesday, 03 March 2020, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

WEH/Ethox Seminar: Building research capacity through North-South Partnerships: some ethical reflections and a social justice agenda

Wednesday, 04 March 2020, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF