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Watch videos of the presentations from the links below. Presentations containing unpublished data are not included.

Session 1 Tobacco Evidence: starting is worse but stopping is better

Rory Collins - Welcome

 

Alan Lopez - Introduction

 

Mike Thun - The health ravages of tobacco use - just the evidence please

 

Tom Frieden - Changing minds and saving hearts by asking the right, big questions

 

Blake Thomson - Smoking kills, stopping works: continuing the tale of two Richards

 

Judith Mackay - Tracking and tackling tobacco

 

Varied friends - Video message from Boston

 

Prabhat Jha - Knight of the living (and dead) 

 

Session 2 Observational Studies: really knowing the known risk factors

Valerie Beral - Introduction

 

Francis Collins - Making the case for large cohort studies

 

 Sarah Lewington - Halving premature mortality: studying the other 99%

 

Vendhan Gajalakshmi - No smoke without fire: tales from India

 

David Zaridze - Saving Russian lives: one steppe at a time

 

Zhengming Chen - Long march through the Middle Kingdom

 

Dylan Morris - Blood glucose, diabetes and aortic aneurysm: not so bleeding obvious

 

Julian Peto - The multi-stage model of cancer - the answer to a maiden's prayer

 

John Danesh - Emerging from the shadows 

 

Session 3 Randomised Trials: moderate treatment effects matter

Bob Temple - Introduction

 

Mike Brown - Getting the cholesterol-lowering evidence right

 

Larry Norton - Icon of iconoclasm

 

Richard Gray - Medical statistics: life in the fast lane

 

Rob Califf - Large simple trials (LST) versus small crappy trials (SCT): not a hard decision for Peto

 

Tom Peto - Tropical malady: fever trees and RCTs

 

Salim Yusuf - Making a world of difference: making a different world

 

Jeremy Farrar - End notes: why do we still need Richard Peto?