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Professor George Davey Smith

Professor George Davey Smith

Professor George Davey Smith
M.A.(Oxon.), M.D.,B.Chir.(Cantab.), M.Sc.(Lond.)

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology

Office BS7 Email Julia.Mackay@bristol.ac.uk
Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3310095

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Biography

George Davey Smith is a clinical epidemiologist whose research has pioneered (1) understanding of the causes and alleviation of health inequalities; (2) lifecourse epidemiology (3) systematic reviewing of evidence of effectiveness of health care and health policy interventions (4) population health contributions of the new genetics. He has published over 1000 peer-reviewed journal articles, 15 books/edited collections and numerous editorials, commentaries and reviews. Major contributions include: a) the demonstration of the influence of childhood socio-economic deprivation on cause-specific morbidity and mortality patterns in adult life; b) methodological developments in meta-analysis; c) elucidation of factors underlying socio-economic differences in morbidity ...

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Recent publications

  • Adams, C, Richmond, RC, Ferreira, DLDS, Spiller, W, Tan, VY, Zheng, J, Wurtz, P, Donovan, JL, Hamdy, FC, Neal, DE, Lane, JA, Smith, GD, Relton, CL, Eeles, RA, Henderson, BE, Haiman, CA, Kote-Jarai, Z, Schumacher, FR, Al Olama, AA, Benlloch, S, Muir, K, Berndt, SI, Conti, DV, Wiklund, F, Chanock, SJ, Gapstur, SM, Stevens, VL, Tangen, CM, Batra, J, Clements, JA, Grönberg, H, Pashayan, N, Schleutker, J, Albanes, D, Wolk, A, West, CML, Mucci, LA, Cancel-Tassin, G, Koutros, S, Sørensen, KD & others 2019, ‘Circulating Metabolic Biomarkers of Screen-Detected Prostate Cancer in the ProtecT Study’. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, vol 28., pp. 209-218
  • Johansson, M, Carreras-Torres, R, Scelo, G, Purdue, MP, Mariosa, D, Muller, DC, Timpson, NJ, Haycock, PC, Brown, KM, Wang, Z, Ye, Y, Hofmann, JN, Foll, M, Gaborieau, V, Machiela, MJ, Colli, LM, Li, P, Garnier, J-G, Blanche, H, Boland, A, Burdette, L, Prokhortchouk, E, Skryabin, KG, Yeager, M, Radojevic-Skodric, S, Ognjanovic, S, Foretova, L, Holcatova, I, Janout, V, Mates, D, Mukeriya, A, Rascu, S, Zaridze, D, Bencko, V, Cybulski, C, Fabianova, E, Jinga, V, Lissowska, J, Lubinski, J, Navratilova, M & others 2019, ‘The influence of obesity-related factors in the etiology of renal cell carcinoma-A mendelian randomization study’. PLoS Medicine, vol 16., pp. e1002724

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