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Programme for academic year 2014 to 2015

Michaelmas 2014 (Oct to Dec), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Michaelmas 2014 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Will Herrington (CTSU) and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)

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  • 25 Sep (special seminar)     Professor Francois Nosten, University of Oxford: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit: between research and humanitarian
  • 14 Oct   Dr Martin O'Flaherty, University of Liverpool: Here, there and everywhere...Exploring the international variability of determinants of coronary heart disease trends using the IMPACT
  • 21 Oct    Professor Martin J Landray, University of Oxford: Big data for population health: Opportunities and challenges
  • 28 Oct    Professor Marjo-Ritta Järvelin, Imperial College London: Lifecourse approach to understanding health and disease
  • 4 Nov      NO SEMINAR
  • 11 Nov    Professor Fredrik Karpe, University of Oxford: Human fat distribution and its relationship to cardiovascular and diabetes risk
  • 18 Nov    Professor Martin Prince, King's College London: Meeting the health and social challenges of population ageing in low and middle income countries
  • 25 Nov    Professor Tyler VanderWeele, Harvard University: A unification of mediation and interaction: a four-way decomposition
  • 2 Dec      Dr John Chambers, Imperial College London: Mechanisms underlying the increased risk of cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes in South Asians

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Hilary 2015 (jan to mar), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Hilary 2015 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Will Herrington (CTSU) and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)

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  • 20 Jan    Professor Yoav Ben-Shlomo, University of Bristol: The epidemiology of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis: a life course approach
  • 27 Jan     Professor Judith Bliss, Institute of Cancer Research: Breast cancer tirals - contemporary issues in design
  • 3 Feb      Professor Debbie Jarvis, Imperial College London: Asthma and allergy in Europe: The European Community Respiratory Health Survey
  • 10 Feb    Professor Martin Björck, Uppsala University: Swedish data on risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) development and how to optimize AAA screening
  • 17 Feb    Professor Douglas Easton, University of Cambridge: Twenty years of breast cancer genetics - what have we learnt and where next?
  • 24 Feb    Professor Julian Gold, University of New South Wales, and WHO HIV and Health Network in the Western Pacific Region: Human endogenous retroviruses: an epidemiological perspective on the enemy within
  • 3 Mar      Professor Terence Dwyer, University of Oxford: Constructing supersized birth and child cohort studies to investigate health problems in early life
  • 10 Mar    Professor Helen Colhoun, University of Dundee: Using big data in the study of diabetic complications - challenges and opportunities

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Trinity 2015 (Apr to Jun), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Trinity 2015 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Will Herrington (CTSU) and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)

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  • 28 Apr   Dr Roel Vermeulen, Utrecht University: The future of investigative technologies and the exposome in occupational health
  • 5 May     Professor Cathie Sudlow, University of Edinburgh, and the UK Biobank: UK Biobank: an update on the challenges and opportunities
  • 12 May    Professor Liam Smeeth, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Getting the best out of electronic health records
  • 19 May    Professor Barbara Casadei, University of Oxford: Do pleiotropic effects of statins matter? Lessons from trials of perioperative statin therapy in cardiac surgery
  • 26 May    Professor Karl Claxton, University of York: Which health technologies, at what price and for whom: estimating the cost-effectiveness threshold for NICE and the NHS
  • 2 Jun       Dr Nita Forouhi, University of Cambridge: Diet and type 2 diabetes - where we are now
  • 9 Jun       Professor Gary Fraser, Loma Linda University: Challenges in nutritional epidemiology and selected results from the Adventist Health Study-2
  • 16 Jun     Professor Harry Hemingway, University College London: Big data and connected challenges in health: examples in cardiovascular diseases