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Prof Eric Brunner
Room 410
1-19 Torrington Place
Tel: 0044 20 7679 1689
Fax: 0044 20 7419 6732
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  • Professor of Social and Biological Epidemilogy
  • Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
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Research Themes
Research Summary

Current research involving the Whitehall studies includes:
- biological and behavioural pathways including diet involved in the production of the social gradient in health,
- studies of successful ageing, including adaptation to existing morbidity and accelerated biological ageing.
- psychosocial factors as a cause of cardiovascular disease,
- feasibility of targeted diabetes screening.

Recent research outputs include
- demonstration of robust link between physical functioning, functional limitations and aortic (arterial) stiffness
- a systematic review of the effectiveness of population and community based interventions for chronic disease prevention

Teaching Summary

Eric Brunner is co-Director of the UCL MSc/PG Diploma in Social Epidemiology: Health and Society

The component module <Epidemiology> was taken by 105 students across FBS in 2010/2011.

  Professor of Social and Biological Epidemiology   UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
1994   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
1983   Certificate in Education Garnett College
1977   Master of Science University of London
1974   Bachelor of Science (Honours) University of Exeter
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