Recorded: Friday 28 October 2022 Speaker: Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, the World Health Organisation Talk Title: Towards a Healthier and Equitable Future for All Dr Soumya Swaminathan was appointed WHO’s first Chief Scientist in March 2019 and has worked throughout her career to translate research into impactful programmes. Dr Swaminathan was Secretary to […]
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On 7 March, we were delighted to welcome Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners, to deliver the first Annual Lecture in General Practice, organised by the Department of Public Health & Primary Care. This event aims to celebrate primary care teaching in Cambridge, promoting General Practice and academic primary care as […]
A study published in Nature Genetics, led by Dr Joanna Howson and Prof John Danesh (Public Health and Primary Care) and funded by the British Heart Foundation, has identified 31 new gene regions linked with blood pressure, in one of the largest genetic studies of blood pressure to date, involving ~350,000 individuals from across Europe, […]
Research led by Professor Carlos Caldas (Oncology) and colleagues, published in Nature Communications, has shown in greater detail which genetic faults could be linked to development and progression of different types of breast cancer. The researchers analysed tumour samples from the METABRIC study – which revealed breast cancer can be classified as ten different diseases […]
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The new HR Business Manager, Gail Christey, took up her post with the Clinical School on Monday, 9 June 2014. She is on (7)62551, and is situated in the office at the back of the CATO office. Gail has been a HR Manager within the University of London and the Civil Service, and she joins us […]