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Professor Andy Ness leads this theme. He is supported by members of his Lifecourse Epidemiology and Population Oral Health Group (Dr Vanessa Marshall, Dr Sam Leary, Dr Andrea Waylen). The methodological team comprises Kate Ingarfield (statistics), Mrs Rachel Perry (systematic reviews), Dr Aidan Searle and Mr Stu Toms (data management). The team report on a monthly basis to the executive group

The overall aim of the core theme is to provide expertise to support the work of the specific research themes.

We specifically aim to:

  •       Provide methodological expertise for work in specific themes
  •       Development and conduct of additional pilot and feasibility studies
  •       Develop and support research networking and collaborations


Marion Hall

                                   Marion Hall in the 1960's around the time she carried out the folate trial we are following
                                   up through the Bristol Nutrition BRU.