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Programme for academic year 2012 to 2013

Michaelmas 2012 (Oct to Dec), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Michaelmas 2012 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Fiona Bragg (CTSU), Dr Lucy Wright (CEU), and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)


  • 9 Oct    Professor Sir John Burn, University of Newcastle: Aspirin prevents cancer: proving the obvious
  • 16 Oct    Professor Richard Gray, University of Oxford: Progressing clinical trial research in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
  • 23 Oct    Professor Pat Doyle, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Motor neurone disease in the Million Women Study
  • 30 Oct   NO SEMINAR
  • 6 Nov     Professor Simon Wessely, King's College London: Time bombs and tidal waves: what have been the consequences of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the health and well being of UK service personnel
  • 7 Nov (1:15-2:15 pm)   Dr Mark Pearce, University of Newcastle: Cancer risks following CT scans in childhood or early adulthood [in association with the Royal Statistical Society Oxford Group]
  • 13 Nov    Dr Robin Walters, University of Oxford: Analysis of copy number variation: perils, pitfalls and prospects
  • 20 Nov    Professor Harry Shannon, McMaster University, Canada: Understanding the determinants of healthy ageing: the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
  • 27 Nov     Professor Lelia Duley, University of Nottingham: Improving outcome following very preterm birth: from parents' experiences to randomised trials


Hilary 2013 (jan to mar), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Hilary 2013 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Fiona Bragg (CTSU), Dr Lucy Wright (CEU, and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)


  • 15 Jan    Professor Carole Brayne, University of Cambridge: Dementia in fashion: benefit or harm?
  • 22 Jan     Professor Rose Anne Kenny, Trinity College Dublin: Comparisons of objective and subjective health measures from TILDA - the longitudinal study of ageing in Ireland
  • 29 Jan     Professor Richard Hobbs, University of Oxford: Understanding heart failure: insights from a primary caare research programme
  • 5 Feb    NO SEMINAR
  • 12 Feb    Dr Phil Edwards, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Public health impacts of urban transport
  • 19 Feb    Professor Paul Ridker, Harvard Medical School: Inflammation and Atherothrombosis: Where have we been? Where are we going?
  • 26 Feb    Professor Sir Rory Collins and Dr Naomi Allen, University of Oxford: The UK Biobank study: an overview and update
  • 5 Mar      Dr Linda Fitzgerald, St. George's, University of London: Non-Invasive Screening for Fluctuations in Immune Resilience


Trinity 2013 (Apr to Jun), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Trinity 2013 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Fiona Bragg (CTSU), Dr Lucy Wright, and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)


  • 23 Apr    Professor Sir Peter Morris, Royal College of Surgeons: Transplantation: A medical miracle in the 20th century
  • 30 Apr    Mr Matt Brown, University of Leicester: Abdominal aortic aneurysms: Medicine for a surgical disease?
  • 7 May     Professor Rosalind Eeles, Institute of Cancer Research: Genetic predisposition to prostate cancer and its clinical implications
  • 14 May    Professor Peter Whincup, St. George's, University of London: Studying the origins of UK ethnic differences in chronic disease risk
  • 21 May    Professor Hugh Tunstall-Pedoe, University of Dundee: Vitamin D deficiency and mass disease:a prime mover or fellow traveller?
  • 28 May    NO SEMINAR
  • 4 Jun       Dr Kazem Rahimi, University of Oxford: Service delivery innovation for heart failure management
  • 11 Jun     Dr Christina Davies, University of Oxford: Duration of hormonal therapy for early breast cancer - how long is long enough?
  • 18 Jun     Dr Raghib Ali, University of Oxford: Cancer incidence by ethnic group in England
  • 2 Jul  (additional seminar)      Professor Andrew Levey, Tufts University School of Medicine: Prognosis in Chronic Kidney Disease: An Update from the CKD-Prognosis Consortium