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Wellcome Trust - Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research



Professor Danesh is the founder and director of the Cardiovascular Epidemeology Unit (CEU), a multi-disciplinary Unit That aims to advance understanding and prevention of cardiovascular disease through population health research. With  changing environments, urbanisation and diet in low and middle income Countries the burden of of cardiovascular disease is increasing and the Centre for Global Health Research has a shared  interest in promoting best practice and behaviour change based on sound research supported by CEU notably .

Screening and risk prediction, international vascular health and gene-lifestyle interplay

Professor Danesh trained in medicine at the University of Otago in New Zealand and at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia. During his time as a Rhodes scholar, he received an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a DPhil in Epidemiology at the University of Oxford. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2007.
Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Professor John  Danesh
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The Centre supports collaborative partnerships and scientific training activities in basic biomedical and health-related research. This is achieved through coordinated cross-faculty research across departments and research institutes in Cambridge including The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

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