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Alberto d’Onofrio

Alberto d’Onofrio was born in Naples, Italy, graduated in Electrical and Control Engineering at the University of Pisa, Italy and subsequently obtained a PhD in Medical Computer Sciences from the University of Rome-‘La Sapienza’, Italy. Alberto d’Onofrio’s main activities are on mathematical epidemiology of infectious diseases, epidemiology of cancer and cancer systems biomedicine. Broadly speaking, he is interested in the effects of nonlinearity and randomness in biological phenomena, from microscopic to population level. He has also contributed to various projects involving computational biology, geographic epidemiology of cancer, and the role of human behavior on the spread of communicable diseases. He has been at the European Institute of Oncology in Milan from 2000 to 2013 starting as Professor Boyle’s postdoc fellow and ending as Principal Investigator in Systems Biomedicine. Alberto d’Onofrio is a Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute.

Julian Little

Julian Little, PhD holds a Canada Research Chair in Human Genome Epidemiology, and is a Professor in (and Chair of) the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa. His PhD, from Aberdeen University, was on problems of ascertainment of congenital anomalies. Subsequently, he worked for the EUROCAT Central Registry in Brussels… Continue Reading

Second iPRI - University of Dundee Summer School on Epidemiology and Global Health successfully convened

Following the overwhelming success of the 2010 Summer School, health professionals from low- and middle-income countries joined faculty from the International Prevention Research Institute and the University of Dundee for the second Summer School in Epidemiology and Global Health, held over 27th June – 15th July, 2011. The three-week programme, taught on-campus in Dundee, provided… Continue Reading

iPRI Welcomes Profs Morris and Zaridze as Senior Research Fellows

iPRI is delighted to announce the appointments of both of our Senior Research Fellows, Prof. Andrew Morris and Prof. David Zaridze. Both of them have joined iPRI as Senior Research Fellows in October 2010. Prof. Andrew Morris has been appointed as a Chairman of The Wellcome Trust Expert Review Group – Genetics, Genomics and Population Research… Continue Reading

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