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Professor Yoav Ben-Shlomo

Professor Yoav Ben-Shlomo

Professor Yoav Ben-Shlomo
M.B.,B.S., M.Sc.(Lond.), PhD, M.R.C.P.

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology

Area of research

Life course epidemiology with interests in ageing, chronic and neurodegerative disease

Office Room 4.10
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
(See a map)

+44 (0) 117 928 7206


I have a research interest in neurodegenerative disorders including ageing (as part of the Halcyon collaboration), life course infuences on chronic diseases, neuroepidemiology, chronic kidney disease and equity of access to health care.

Activities / Findings

  • The Caerphilly study of cognitive decline and dementia


  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics course, University of Bristol
  • Lecture on epidemiology of PD to various postgraduate audiences


  • epidemiology
  • health services research


  • Parkinson's disease
  • multiple system atrophy (MSA)
  • progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)
  • cognitive impairment
  • dementia
  • Multiple Sclerosis

Processes and functions

  • Memory
  • cognitive function
  • locomotion
  • tremor


  • Case control
  • cross-sectional and cohort studies
  • randomised control trials (RCTs)



Bristol Medical School (PHS)

Other sites

Centres, collaborations and units

Recent publications

View complete publications list in the University of Bristol publications system

Networks & contacts

  • Niall Quinn and Andrew Lees (Institute of Neurology)
    David Burn (Newcastle)
    Gilbert Bensimon (France)
    Nigel Leigh (Kings College
  • London)
    John Gallagher
  • Tony Bayer (Cardiff)
    Tom Warner (RFHMS)
    Brian Hurwitz (Kings College
  • London)

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