San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The aim of this event is to improve knowledge and understanding of the MRC, create new advocates and foster a culture of pride and belonging. You will be hearing about cutting-edge MRC-funded research undertaken by Bristol Neuroscience, ALSPAC and the new Integrative Epidemiology Unit. There will also be a panel discussion on the future of medical research led by the Integrative Epidemiology Unit's early career researchers.
3.30: MRC Research Bristol Fashion (Dr Matt Jones, MRC Senior Research Fellow)
3.50: The contribution of ALSPAC data to mental health research: the epidemiology of depression Dr Jonathan Evans, Consultant Senior Lecturer)
4.10: Integrative approaches to understanding health and behaviour (Professor Marcus Munafo, Professor of Biological Psychology & IEU programme lead)
4.30: Bristol Neuroscience & NIHR-EME Reducing pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease trial (Dr Liz Coulthard, Consultant Senior Lecturer in Dementia Neurology BRACE, University of Bristol and North Bristol NHS Trust)
4.50: Tea & cake break
5.00: Political epidemiology - politicians and the science budget (Led by IEU juniors: Dr Neil Davies, Suzi Gage. Guest speaker: Dr Dylan Williams, Academy of Medical Sciences)
When & Where
MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit
The MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol (IEU) establishes an innovative collection of programmes and cross-cutting themes, underpinned by core research activities to fuel a step-change in causal analysis methods and their application.
Substantial investment from both the UK Medical Research Council and the University of Bristol will provide resources for staff, research support and infrastructure to execute world-leading multi-disciplinary research in a vibrant, forward-looking environment.