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Programme for academic year 2013 to 2014

Michaelmas 2013 (Oct to Dec), from 1-2 pm

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

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

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  • 16 Sep (special seminar)     Professor Dan Roden, Vanderbilt University: Big data as a tool for personalized medicine
  • 15 Oct     Professor Gordon CS Smith, University of Cambridge: Understanding the relationship between advanced maternal age and pregnancy outcome
  • 22 Oct    Professor Dame Valerie Beral and Kath Moser, University of Oxford: Screening for breast cancer and the NHSBSP Age Extension Trial
  • 29 Oct    Professor Paul Elliott, Imperial College London: Diet, blood pressure and the metabolome
  • 5 Nov    Professor Stephen Duffy, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry: CANCELLED
  • 12 Nov    Professor Hans G Lilja, University of Oxford, and Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center: Long-term risk of lethal prostate cancer by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and related markers in the blood at age 40 to 60
  • 19 Nov    Professor Peter Burney, University of Oxford: Is COPD really such a boring disease? The global epidemiology of chronic lung disease
  • 26 Nov    Professor Erik Ingelsson, Uppsala University Hospital: Cardiovascular molecular epidemiology: Large-scale methods to link genomics, clinical medicine and molecular biology aiming to advance cardiovascular medicine
  • 3 Dec       Professor Clive Osmond, University of Southampton: The catch-up dilemma in low and middle income countries

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Hilary 2014 (jan to mar), from 1-2 pm

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

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

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  • 21 Jan    Professor Nish Chaturvedi, University College London: Clinical phenotyping - the forgotten player in the 'omics revolution'
  • 28 Jan     Professor Jack Cuzick, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry: The Prevention of Breast Cancer
  • 4 Feb     Chris Carrigan, National Cancer Intelligence Network: Is cancer a good model for world class public health intelligence?
  • 11 Feb    Professor Judith Bliss, Institute of Cancer Research: CANCELLED
  • 18 Feb    Professor Hazel Inskip, University of Southampton: The Southampton Women's Survey: from observation to intervention
  • 25 Feb    Professor Martin Tobin, University of Leicester: Genome variation, lung function and COPD
  • 4 Mar     Professor Paul Leeson, University of Oxford: Preeclampsia and predisposition to hypertension in mother and offspring
  • 11 Mar       Dr Ray Lovett and Raglan Maddox, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and University of Canberra: Effects of alcohol and tobacco on health of Indigenous Australians

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Trinity 2014 (Apr to Jun), from 1-2 pm

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

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

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  • 29 Apr    Professor Carol Dezateux, University College London: Changing childhooods - identifying pathways to health in early life
  • 6 May     Professor John McMurray, University of Glasgow: Heart failure trials: endpoints, adjudication, stopping rules, statistical analyses and other quandries
  • 13 May (11am-12pm)    Dr Michael Holmes, University Pennsylvania: Mendelian randomization - applications to cardiovascular disease
  • 13 May (1-2pm)    Dr Michael Pawlita, German Cancer Research Center: Infection and cancer associations analyzed by multiplex serology
  • 20 May    Dr Reshma Jagsi, University of Michigan: Current issues in post-mastectomy radiotherapy
  • 27 May (11am-12pm)    Dr Alex Couto Alves, Imperial College London: Systems biology and functional analysis of genetic risk factors for asthma and allergic disorders
  • 27 May (1-2pm)    Professor Dame Valerie Beral, University of Oxford: Rosalind Franklin, women and cancer
  • 3 Jun       Professor Stephen Duffy, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry: What would screening for lung cancer in the UK look like
  • 10 Jun     Professor Paul Foster, University College London: The UK Biobank Eye and Vision Consortium
  • 17 Jun      Professor Melanie Calvert, University of Birmingham: Current and best practices for patient reported outcome assessment in clinical trials