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2022 Conference
Edinburgh, UK
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:

Best Posters:
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 

Best Presentation:
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

Poster area

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