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Michael Holmes is a pharmaceutical physician, epidemiologist and Associate Professor at the Medical Research Council Population Health Research Unit at the University of Oxford. His work focuses on using human genetics to elucidate the potential causes of vascular and metabolic disease. In this seminar, Michael will describe applications of human genetics to shedding light on the aetiological architecture of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of global mortality. The seminar will contrast conventional phenotype-based Mendelian randomization to that focusing on evaluating the potential role of therapeutic targets for the treatment and prevention of disease.

Forthcoming events

Opium as a carcinogen: new insights from the Golestan Cohort Study

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Exploiting electronic health records to improve infection management

Monday, 03 June 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar rooms

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Tuesday, 04 June 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease Progression

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Festival of Global Health - Survivors

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 4pm to 8pm @ Curzon Oxford, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1NZ