Jelena joined the Nuffield Department of Population Health in 2020 to work as an epidemiologist for the UK Biobank cohort. Jelena’s role involves providing scientific review of research applications, advising researchers on how to maximise the use of the UK Biobank resource, as well as contributing to enhancing the dataset.
Jelena holds a PhD in molecular epidemiology from Imperial College London. Her research interests are in investigating the role of metabolic dysfunction in cancer development.
United Kingdom Biobank (UK Biobank): JACC Focus Seminar 6/8.
Caleyachetty R. et al, (2021), J Am Coll Cardiol, 78, 56 - 65
Metabolic Signatures of Healthy Lifestyle Patterns and Colorectal Cancer Risk in a European Cohort.
Rothwell JA. et al, (2020), Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
Circulating Levels of Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 and Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein 3 Associate With Risk of Colorectal Cancer Based on Serologic and Mendelian Randomization Analyses.
Murphy N. et al, (2020), Gastroenterology, 158, 1300 - 1312.e20
Reproductive factors and epithelial ovarian cancer survival in the EPIC cohort study.
Bešević J. et al, (2015), Br J Cancer, 113, 1622 - 1631