With over 60 staff and research students, the Unit specialises in large-scale and collaborative studies of lifestyle and genetic risk factors for cancer, and for other common diseases of adult life such as heart disease, fractures and dementia. Our aim is to provide reliable evidence to help answer outstanding questions about public health, and the health of individuals.
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
Dietary patterns associated with hypertension risk among adults in Thailand: 8-year findings from the Thai Cohort Study.
Shi Z. et al, (2018), Public health nutr, 1 - 7
SOCIAL ISOLATION IN RELATION TO VASCULAR DISEASE INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY AMONG 325,000 UK WOMEN; A PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY
Smith RW. et al, (2018), Journal of epidemiology and community health, 72, A78 - A78
Adiposity and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women: Results from the UK Biobank prospective cohort.
Guo W. et al, (2018), Int j cancer, 143, 1037 - 1046