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Dr Emma Anderson

Dr Emma Anderson

Dr Emma Anderson
BSc, PhD

Research Fellow

Area of research

Life course aetiology of dementia and cognitive decline

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Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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Summary

Biography

Emma Anderson is a research fellow from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Integrative Epidemiology Unit, University of Bristol, UK. She graduated with a 1st Class Honours degree in Human Biology at Loughborough University (UK) in 2010 and obtained her PhD in Epidemiology in November 2014. Emma was recently awarded an MRC Skills Development fellowship to improve causal inference in the life course aetiology of dementia and cognitive decline. Her research will focus on using causal inference methods such as Mendelian Randomization to identify causal risk factors for dementia and cognitive decline. She is also interested in developing methods to address selection bias in Mendelian randomization studies. 

Activities / Findings

Emma Anderson is a Research Fellow from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Integrative Epidemiology Unit, University of Bristol, UK. She graduated with a 1st Class Honours degree in Human Biology at Loughborough University (UK) in 2010 and obtained her PhD in Epidemiology in November 2014. Emma was recently awarded an MRC Skills Development fellowship to improve causal inference in the life course aetiology of dementia and cognitive decline. Her research will focus on using causal inference methods such as Mendelian Randomization to identify causal risk factors for dementia and cognitive decline. She is also interested in developing methods to address selection bias in Mendelian randomization studies. 

Keywords

  • Dementia
  • Cognitive Decline
  • Epidemiology
  • Mendelian Randomization
  • Polygenic Risk Scores

Skills

  • Dementia

Memberships

Organisations

Bristol Medical School (PHS)

Recent publications

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