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Monday, 28th November 2022
Pathways to improving population health: bringing together industry,
academia, patients and policymakers
Keynotes We welcomed three excellent keynote speakers:
Professor Cathie Sudlow
Director of the British Heart Foundation Data Science Centre, University of Edinburgh
"The BHF Data Science Centre @ Health Data Research UK: how we can help you with population-based research"
Professor Amanda McCann
Chair of the UCD Patient Voice in Cancer Research (PVCR) committee, University College Dublin
"The patient voice in cancer research"
Dr Michael Cook
Executive Director of Epidemiology, Our Future Health
"Our Future Health: a new UK-wide health research programme"
We awarded three Early Career Researcher Prizes for outstanding presentations and posters. Prizes were selected by panel and by the audience. Prizes were awarded to:
Daisy Crick (University of Bristol): Effects of dietary Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on inflammation: a Mendelian randomization study
Paul Timmers (University of Edinburgh): Limited effect of Y chromosome variation on coronary artery disease and mortality in UK Biobank
Emma Hazelwood (University of Bristol): The effect of weight-loss on the colorectal transcriptome and its relation to colorectal cancer risk.
We awarded 13 travel/registration bursaries, supported by UKEMS, to enable conference attendance for Early Career Researchers
Keynote speakers Michael Cook and Cathie Sudlow with members of the MEG-UK committee
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