#349: Prof. Naomi Allen – How the UK Biobank is Powering Chronic Disease Research

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Professor Naomi Allen was appointed Chief Scientist for UK Biobank in 2019, having joined UK Biobank in November 2011 as Senior Epidemiologist. She is Professor of Epidemiology at the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, with a keen research interest in cancer epidemiology.

At UK Biobank she is responsible for following-up participants both through linkage with routine health-related datasets, and through web-based questionnaires. She is also involved in developing the scientific strategy for future enhancements for the study.

Her research interest is largely in the role of diet, obesity and circulating biomarkers in cancer development.

Show Notes: sigmanutrition.com/episode349

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