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Prof Jackie Price

Personal Chair of Molecular Epidemiology

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Biography

Role

  • Research - molecular epidemiology of vascular disease, diabetes and its complications, cognitive impairment/dementia - PI for Edinburgh Type 2 Diabetes Study, AAA Trial, EHDPS and EAS
  • Member of molecular epidemiology research group, Usher Institute and Centre for Global Health
  • Director of postgraduate research, Usher Institute
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate epidemiology teaching and supervision
  • Research in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of peripheral vascular disease - co-ordinating editor of Cochrane Vascular and honorary consultant in Public Health, Lothian
  • Key scientist, Centre for Cognitive Aging and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh
  • National/international collaborations - Edinburgh lead in UCLEB consortium of UK-based prospective studies on applied genomics, COMETS (metabolomics), EGRF, NCD-RisC, Proof-ATHERO and USE-IMT
  • Edinburgh University representative, Scottish Public Health Training Committee

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Student supervisor, Intercalated BSc Epidemiology
  • Personal tutor, MPH
  • Supervisor, MPH/MD/PhD/MRes students
  • Chair of Usher PGR degrees committee
  • Usher Institute representative on CMVM PGR Board of Examiners
  • Acdemic trainer for doctors in training

Current Research Involvement

  • Edinburgh Type 2 Diabetes Study - study of risk factors for age-related cognitive impairment and vascular complications in people with type 2 diabetes
  • UCLEB Programme in Applied and Translational Cardiovascular Genomics - a collaboration of major UK-based prospective studies studying the use of Mendelian Randomisation to assess causality of biomarkers in vascular and vascular-related chronic disease
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and progressive liver fibrosis in type 2 diabetes - a prospective study of the frequency and risk factors for liver disorders in people with type 2 diabetes
  • Aspirin for vascular disease - on-going collaborations following completion of the AAA (Aspirin for Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis) Trial
  • Cochrane Collaboration Review Group on Peripheral Vascular Diseases -production of systematic reviews on the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease, venous disease and abdominal aortic aneurysm

Work History

Appointed to University of Edinburgh
1994Clinical Research Fellow in Epidemiology
1998Clinical Lecturer and Honorary SpR in Public Health
2006Clinical Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Honorary Consultant in Public Health
2011Clinical Reader in Epidemiology (Hon Consultant)

Education

1990BSc (Med Sci)
1992MB ChB
2001MD
2006

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Research Team Members

Rachel Bedenis Forster; PhD Student (molecular epidemiology, retinal traits, retinopathy and cognition in diabetes)

Cathryn Broderick; Research Fellow (Assistant Managing Editor, Cochrane Vascular)

Alistair Carr; junior physician (depression and dementia in diabetes)

Candida Fenton; Research Fellow (Information Specialist, Cochrane Vascular)

Sheila Grecian; specialist registrar/MD student (liver disease in diabetes)

Zhe Huang; PhD Student (molecular epidemiology, metabolomics)

Wardah Khalid; PhD Student (molecular epidemiology, dementia prediction in diabetes)

Justina Krasauskaite; PhD student (precision medicine, risk prediction for diabetic renal disease)

Stela McLachlan; Research Fellow and Data Manager (UCLEB and ET2DS)

Emmanuel Sandoval Garcia; PhD Student (molecular epidemiology, retinal traits and vascular disease in diabetes)

Anniek Sluiman; PhD Student (molecular epidemiology. obesity and cognitive decline in diabeyes)

Marlene Stewart; Senior Research Fellow (Managing Editor, Cochrane Vascular)

 

 

 

 

 

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