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Cambridge Cardiovascular


Population Sciences theme led by Prof John Danesh aims to identify, validate, and understand new risk factors and therapeutic targets for coronary disease,
stroke subtypes, other cardiovascular diseases and related traits.

 Parsa  Akbari
Dept of Public Health and Primary Care
University Lecturer in Haematological Genomics
Professor of Public Health Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry
Director of Cambridge Public Health
Professor of Molecular Epidemiology
Strategic Lead for Research and Enterprise, Department of Public Health and Primary Care
BHF Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Head of Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Faculty Member at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Donor Health
Director of the NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit in Donor Health
Deputy-Director of the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge
Dr Tammy  Dougan
Life Science and Healthcare Partnership Manager, GSK Partnership Manager - Strategic Partnerships Office
Dr Philippe T  Gilchrist
BHF Career Development Fellow 2017-2019
Alzheimer's Society Senior Research Fellow
BHF Research Associate
Dr Joanna  Howson
Senior Director Genetics at Novo Nordisk Research Centre Oxford
Dr Matthew   Hurles
Head of Human Genetics at Wellcome Sanger Institute
Principal Research Associate
Turing Fellow
Director, Cambridge Baker Systems Genomics Initiative
Assistant Professor of Health Data Science
Professor Jonathan  Mant
Professor of Primary Care Research
Head of Primary Care Unit
Leads the Cardiovascular Research Group
Professor Theresa  Marteau
Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit
Dirk Paul
Honorary Visiting Fellow in Integrative Genomics
Dr James  Peters
BHF Career Development Fellow, University of Cambridge
UKRI Innovation Fellow at Health Data Research (HDR) UK
Professor Sylvia  Richardson
Director of the MRC Biostatistics Unit
Dr Majinder  Sandhu
Reader - Global Health & Population Science
 Lisa  Schmunk
PhD Student
Dept of Public Health & Primary Care
Professor of Human Genetics, School of Clinical Medicine, at the University of Cambridge
Senior Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute (Hinxton, UK)
Head of the Genomics Research Centre at Human Technopole (Milan, IT)
Professor Simon  Thompson
Director of Research in Biostatistics
Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
Director of the MRC Epidemiology Unit
Co-Director of the Wellcome MRC Institute of Metabolic Science
Honorary Consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Professor of Health Data Science
Associate Director and Theme Lead for Structured Data for the BHF Data Science Centre
Turing Fellow
Senior Research Associate