2011 Seminars

25 March: Dr Lorenzo Richiardi, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Turin - 'Using the Internet to conduct a birth cohort: the NINFEA study'.

29 March: Professor Ana Diez-Roux, School of Public Health, University of Michigan - 'Understanding neighbourhood health effects: can complex systems methods help?'

3 May: Professor José A Tapia Granados, University of Michigan - 'Economic growth and health progress in England and Wales: 160 years of changing relations'.

13 June: Professor Mark McCarthy, University of Oxford - 'Diamonds in the dirt - the search for biological insights and translational opportunities in large scale genetic data'.

14 June: Professor Thorkild Sørensen, Director of the Institute of Preventative Medicine, Copenhagen - 'Implications of the inertness of triglycerides for obesity research'.

24 June: Dr D Prabhakaran, Director of the Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi - 'The determinants, dynamics and dimensions of cardiovascular disease in India'.

31 August: Dr Abraham Aviv, Director of the Hypertension Research Center at New Jersey Medical School, USA - 'Leukocyte Telomere Dynamics and Cardiovascular Aging'.

5 September: Dr Marc Schuckit, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) - 'Prospective Evaluations of the Level of Response to Alcohol as a Risk Factor for Alcoholism in ALSPAC: Recent Developments and Future Directions'.

6 September: Dr Rhian Daniel, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - 'Using causal diagrams to guide analysis in missing data problems'.

16 December: Dr Janet Rich-Edwards, Director of Developmental Epidemiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health - 'Pregnancy history predicts cardiovascular disease in women: what more do we need to know?'