Associate Professor Naomi Allen
BSc, MSc, DPhil
Associate Professor in Epidemiology
- Clinical Trial Service Unit
Naomi Allen is an Associate Professor in Epidemiology, based in the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit. She has worked predominantly on large-scale prospective studies such as EPIC and the Million Women Study and has a keen research interest in the role of diet, hormones and circulating biomarkers in cancer development. She is co-Principal Investigator of the Endogenous Hormones, Nutritional Biomarkers and Prostate Cancer Collaborative Group, which aims to conduct individual pooled analyses of the relationship between circulating biomarkers and prostate cancer risk from cohort studies from around the world. In 2011, she became Senior Epidemiologist for UK Biobank and helps co-ordinate record linkage of routine health-related datasets into the study.
The UK Biobank resource with deep phenotyping and genomic data
MARCHINI J. et al, (2018), Nature
Circulating insulin-like growth factor I in relation to melanoma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition.
Bradbury KE. et al, (2018), Int J Cancer
Low Free Testosterone and Prostate Cancer Risk: A Collaborative Analysis of 20 Prospective Studies.
Watts EL. et al, (2018), Eur Urol
Circulating isoflavone and lignan concentrations and prostate cancer risk: A meta-analysis of individual participant data from seven prospective studies including 2828 cases and 5593 controls.
Perez-Cornago A. et al, (2018), Int J Cancer
Mental health in UK Biobank: development, implementation and results from an online questionnaire completed by 157 366 participants.
Davis KAS. et al, (2018), BJPsych Open, 4, 83 - 90