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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 (Belgium), as a lecturer in epidemiology in Nottingham University, as an epidemiologist in the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, and as Professor of Epidemiology at Aberdeen University, during which he spent a sabbatical year at the Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, CDC, Atlanta. His current research includes empirical work on potential biases in genetic association studies, harmonization of biobanks, the potential value of germline genetic profiling in prediction of risk for chronic disease, the potential value of information on family history in predicting risk for chronic disease, potential value of information on HPV and other factors in management of women with low-grade cervical abnormalities, and etiology of cleft lip and palate.

Paul Burton

Paul Burton qualified in Medicine from the University of Leicester in 1983, taking an intercalated BSc in Genetics (supervised by Barry Holland) in 1981. As an MRC Training Fellow (1986-1989), he was awarded an MSc in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene (1988). His MD (supervisors David Clayton and John Walls) focused on… 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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