Psychosocial factors and death: a bigger data approach
Mental Health Research Group Seminar
|An Institute of Health Research seminar|
|Date||13 September 2016|
|Time||13:00 to 14:00|
|Place||Smeall JS07 and video conference at Truro, Knowledge Spa F05|
Professor David Batty, Reader in Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health at University College London
David Batty is Reader in Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London, a Professor of Epidemiology in the MRC Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh where he leads the Epidemiology Programme, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow.
He is an investigator on three large cohort studies of ageing: the Whitehall II study, the 1958 Birth Cohort Study and the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.
A former Wellcome Trust Research Fellow (2004 to 2012) he is interested in how psychological, biological, behavioural and social factors from across the life course, and between generations influence the risk of chronic disease presentations and cancer.