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Dr Kaitlin Wade

Dr Kaitlin Wade

Dr Kaitlin Wade
BSc(Bristol), PhD(Bristol)

Lecturer in Epidemiology, Co Director of MSc in Epidemiology

Area of research

The application of human genetics to the study of health and disease, with specific focus on causal inference and understanding the human gut microbiome as a causal risk factor for adverse health outcomes

Office OS2
Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 4092

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After obtaining a joint-honours BSc in Biology and Mathematics at the University of Bristol, I was able to combine and apply these two fields to epidemiological study designs within the Wellcome Trust Genetic, Molecular and Lifecourse Epidemiology 4-year PhD. Specifically, the topic of my PhD was aimed at assessing various causes and consequences of cardiovascular health variation across the lifecourse, with focus on risk factors including early life factors, aspects of diet and eating behaviour and adiposity. Throughout my PhD I was particularly interested in using methods to improve causal inference within observational epidemiological context, including the use of comprehensive ...

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