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Dr Gemma Sharp

Dr Gemma Sharp

Dr Gemma Sharp
BSc, MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Molecular Epidemiology

Area of research

Epigenetic epidemiology

Office BS5
The Cleft Collective,
University of Bristol, Oakfield House BS8 2BN
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Research summary

I am interested in reproductive and developmental molecular epidemiology and my work spans five main areas:

1) Prenatal influences on childhood health: through my Exploring Prenatal influences On Childhood Health (EPoCH) study, I am studying the extent to which maternal and paternal lifestyles might affect the health of their children. EPoCH is funded by an MRC New Investigator Research Grant (NIRG) and you can find out more about the study here.

2) Pregnancy and early childhood epigenetics: I co-ordinate the University of Bristol's involvement in the NutriPROGRAM project, which is an ERA-HDHL funded project looking at the effect of ...

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Biography

  • I am a lecturer and researcher in molecular epidemiology at the University of Bristol's MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU).
  • I was born in Bristol and grew up a few miles south in Nailsea, North Somerset.
  • In 2007 I graduated from Cardiff University with a BSc (hons) in Biology and a certificate of higher education in Psychology.
  • I then followed a part-time distance learning MSc in Reproduction and Development at the University of Bristol and graduated with distinction in 2008.
  • From 2010 to 2013 I carried out a PhD in Reprodutive Biology at the University of Edinburgh's MRC Centre for ...

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

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