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.
Genetic variation in the ADIPOQ gene, adiponectin concentrations and risk of colorectal cancer: a Mendelian Randomization analysis using data from three large cohort studies.
Nimptsch K. et al, (2017), Eur J Epidemiol
Hepcidin levels and gastric cancer risk in the EPIC-EurGast Study.
Jakszyn P. et al, (2017), Int J Cancer
Body mass index and healthcare costs: a systematic literature review of individual participant data studies
Kent S. et al, (2017), Obesity Reviews
UK Biobank: Opportunities for cardiovascular research
Littlejohns TJ. et al, (2017), European Heart Journal
Plasma microRNAs as biomarkers of pancreatic cancer risk in a prospective cohort study.
Duell EJ. et al, (2017), Int J Cancer