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Epidemiology and Public Health

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Professor David Aanenesen
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    da5@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/aanensen-group
Themes: epidemiology and public health, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Jean Adams
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    Jean.Adams@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evaluation of population interventions in dietary public health
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/jean-adams/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Amy Ahern
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    Amy.Ahern@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Prevention of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/amy-ahern/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Antonis Antoniou
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    aca20@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic epidemiology and risk model development for familial cancers, genetic epidemiology aof BRCA1 and BRCA2
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/centre-for-cancer-genetic-epidemiology-people/ccge-senior-academic-staff/dr-antonis-antoniou
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jessica Barrett
Dept:      MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email:    jessica.barrett@mec-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Multiple outcome modelling
WWW:    https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/a-to-g/jessica-barrett/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John Benson
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    jab62@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Medical education
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/pcu-group/pcu-senior-academic-staff/john-benson
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Soren Brage
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    soren.brage@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Physical activity epidemiology
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/physical-activity
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Carol Brayne
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    carol.brayne@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Public Health
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/phab/phab-senior-academic-staff/professor-carol-brayne/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Adam Butterworth
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    asb38@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic epidemiology of cardiovascular disease; cardiovascular disease epidemiology
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/ceu-group/ceu-senior-academic-staff/adam-butterworth
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rajiv Chowdhury
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    rc436@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evalutating individual and combined roles of environment, biomarkers and their associated genetic factors
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/ceu-group/ceu-senior-academic-staff/rajiv-chowdhury/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Conlan
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ajkc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology and mathematical modelling
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ajkc2@cam.ac.uk
Themes: infection and Immunity, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Kirsten Corder
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    kirsten.corder@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Behavioural Epidemiology and Interventins in Young People
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/kirsten-corder/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Isidro Cortes-Ciriano
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    icortes@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Cancer Genomics
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/cortes-ciriano
Themes: Epidemiology and public health, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nik Cunniffe
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    njc1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Theoretical and computational epidemiology
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/nikcunniffe
Themes: infection and immunity, ecology and conservation, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Danesh
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    johndaneshpa@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular and genetic epidemiology of coronary heart disease
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/ceu-group/ceu-senior-academic-staff/professor-john-danesh/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Emanuele Di Angelantonio
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    ed303@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Prevention of cardiovascular disease; cardiovascular disease epidemiology
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/ceu-group/ceu-senior-academic-staff/emanuele-di-angelantonio/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alison Dunning
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    amd24@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  High-throughput laboratory processes for genetic epidemiology and fine-scale mapping of genetic loci
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/centre-for-cancer-genetic-epidemiology-people/ccge-senior-research-staff/dr-alison-dunning/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Robbie Duschinsky
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    rd522@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Children, families and theories of human behaviour, integrating approaches from psychology, sociology, history and philosophy
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/pcu-group/pcu-senior-academic-staff/robbie-duschinsky
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Douglas Easton
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care (Department of Oncology)
Email:    dfe20@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic epidemiology (especially cancer) and statistical genetics
WWW:    http://www.srl.cam.ac.uk/genepi/index.html
Themes: epidemiology and public health, cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic disease
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Tim Eisen
Dept:      Department of Oncology
Email:    tgqe2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Clinical and translational research, management of Renal Cancer, Lung Cancer and Pre-malignant Lung Disease
WWW:    http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/eisen.html
Themes: cancer, epidemiology and public health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Vern Farewell
Dept:      MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email:    vern.farewell@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Medical statistics; rheumatology
WWW:    http://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/a-to-g/vern-farewell/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nita Forouhi
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    nita.forouhi@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Nutritional Epidemiology in relation to diabetes and obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/nutrition
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Simon Frost
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    sdf22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Comparative virology, mathemaical and statistical modelling
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/sdf22@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and Immunity, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Moritz Gerstung
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    moritz.gerstung@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Cancer
WWW:    http://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/gerstung
Themes: Epidemiology and public health, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Chris Gilligan
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    cag1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology and modelling
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/chrisgilligan
Themes: infection and immunity, ecology and conservation, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Grant
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ajg60@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacteria, Pathogenesis, Infection, Microbiology, Virulence, Host-pathogen, Zoonoses
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ajg60@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and Immunity, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Simon Griffin
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    simon.Griffin@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Prevention of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders in High Risk Groups
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/prevention-high-risk-groups/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Melissa Hines
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    mh504@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Hormonal influences on human neural and behavioral development across the lifespan
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/mh504@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, epidemiology and public health, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Claire Hughes
Dept:      Department of Psychology (Centre for Family Research)
Email:    ch288@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental change from age 2 to age 6 and familial predictors
WWW:    http://www.cfr.cam.ac.uk/directory/ClaireHughes
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Zamin Iqbal
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    zi@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Algorithms for analysing genomes and populations, antibiotic resistance, DNA search indexes, TB point of care diagnostics, global surveillance of pathogens
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/iqbal
Themes: Epidemiology and public health, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Kerry Jones
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    Kerry.Jones@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  NIHR Cambridge BRC Nutritional Biomarker Laboratory
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/kerry-jones/
Themes: epidemiology and puiblic health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Peter Jones
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    pbj21@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology, etiology and developmental dimensions of psychiatric disorders; schizophrenia and the psychoses
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pbj21
Themes: epidemiology and public health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Stephen Kapoge
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    skk22@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Applied statistical methods particularly in relation to chronic disease epidemiology
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/ceu-group/ceu-senior-research-staff/stephen-kaptoge
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paul Kirk
Dept:      MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email:    paul.kirk@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Clustering methods for biomarker data
WWW:    https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/h-to-m/paul-kirk/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Louise Lafortune
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    ll394@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cognitive decline and dementia, frailty, healthy ageing, health technology assessment
WWW:    http://www.iph.cam.ac.uk/nihr-sphr/about/team/dr-louise-lafortune/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Claudia Langenberg
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    claudia.langenberg@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology of diabetes and cardiovascular complications
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/aetiology-of-diabetes
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Jonathan Mant
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    jm677@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, particularly stroke, in primary care settings
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/pcu-group/pcu-senior-academic-staff/jonathan-mant/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Theresa Marteau
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    tm388@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Behaviour and health specialising in identifying effective ways to help people change bad health habits
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/pcu-group/pcu-senior-academic-staff/theresa-marteau/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ken Ong
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit / Department of Paediatrics
Email:    ken.ong@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Childhood obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/growth-and-development
Themes: epidemiology and public health, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Jenna  Panter
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    jenna.panter@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Physical Activity and Public Health
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/jenna-panter/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Dirk  Paul
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    dsp35@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human genomics. Identifying and validating causal pathways in cardiovascular diseases and related disorders
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/ceu-group/ceu-senior-academic-staff/dr-dirk-paul/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  John  Perry
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    john.perry@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Growth and Development
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/john-perry/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Clive Petry
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    cjp1002@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The link between altered fetal growth and the future development of diseases
WWW:    http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/dr-clive-petry/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, epidemiology and public health,
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ann Prentice
Dept:      MRC Human Nutrition Research
Email:    ann.prentice@mrc-hnr.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Nutrition and bone health
WWW:    http://www.mrc-hnr.cam.ac.uk/people/ann-prentice/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Prof Sylvia Richardson
Dept:      MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email:    sylvia.richardson@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Statistical Genomics and High Dimensional Data
WWW:    https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/n-to-s/sylvia-richardson/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Henrik Salje
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    henrik.salje@pasteur.fr
Topic:  Infectious disease dynamics
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Derek Smith
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    d.smith@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolution of pathogens
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/derek-smith
Themes: evolutionary biology, infection and immunity, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Stephen Sutton
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    srs34@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Risk communication and health behaviour change
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/pcu-group/pcu-senior-academic-staff/stephen-sutton/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicholas Thomson
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    nrt@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial genomics and evolution
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/thomson-group
Themes: ecology and conservation, evolutionary biology, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Brian Tom
Dept:      MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email:    brian.tom@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Statistics for stratified medicine
WWW:    https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/t-to-z/brian-tom/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Estee Torok
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    et317@gmail.com
Topic:  Clinical / microbial genomics studies in antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/torok/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Caroline Trotter
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    clt56@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases and the impact of immunisation
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/clt56@cam.ac.uk
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nigel Unwin
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    nigel.unwin@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Global Public Health Research
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/nigel-unwin/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sander van der Linden
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    sander.vanderlinden@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Social Norms, Risk, Judgment, Decision-Making, Altruism, Social Issues, Communication
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/sander-van-der-linden
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health; epidemiology and public health; ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Esther van Sluijs
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    esther.vansluijs@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Behavioural Epidemiology and Interventins in Young People
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/behavioural-epidemiology/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicholas Wareham
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    nick.wareham@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Aetiology and Mechanisms of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders of Later Life
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/aetiology-of-diabetes/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Martin White
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    Martin.White@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Food behaviours and public health interventions
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/martin-white/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Angela Wood
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    amw79@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biostatistics
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/ceu-group/ceu-senior-academic-staff/angela-wood/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor James Wood
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jlnw2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Dynamics of infectious diseases, epidemiology, influenza virus, lyssaviruses, bats, henipaviruses, Africa
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jlnw2@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, epidemiology and public health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr James Woodcock
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    jw745@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Public Health Modelling
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/james-woodcock/
Themes: epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


There are 60 principal investigators