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Dr Ruth Mitchell

Dr Ruth Mitchell

Dr Ruth Mitchell
BSc (Sheff.), PhD

Senior Research Associate in Genetic Epidemiology

Area of research

Genetic Epidemiology of Immunological Traits

Office OS4
Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3310083

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Biography

I am a postdoctoral researcher within the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU), based in Bristol Medical School: Population Health Sciences.

My current research within Professor Davey Smith's programme of the MRC IEU focuses on understanding the phenotypic manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and using causal inference methods (such as Mendelian randomization) within large population-based cohorts to investigate causal risk factors for MS risk and progression. 

I gained a BSc in Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield and then completed a Wellcome Trust Dynamic Cell Biology within Professor David Wraith's laboratory. I investigated the role of IL-4, IL-27 and ...

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Selected publications

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