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Past Event

The China Kadoorie Biobank: ageing, cardiovascular disease and lifestyle factors

About the Speaker:

Dr Derrick Bennet, Oxford Population Health 

Derrick has a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics, an MSc in Medical Statistics, and a PhD in Epidemiology and Statistics. He has been a Royal Statistical Society accredited Chartered Statistician since 2005.

His research is interdisciplinary, integrative and collaborative and uses large-scale observational studies and randomised trials to generate reliable evidence for the prevention of premature deaths and disability from chronic diseases. His work involves applying statistical, epidemiological, computational, and genetic tools to understand associations of exposures with chronic diseases. His research aims to drive improvements in population health by identifying novel treatment targets and implementing precision strategies for primary and secondary prevention of major disease outcomes such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer.

He co-leads the Statistical Group in the China Kadoorie Biobank and oversees a portfolio of research related to ageing, cardiovascular, respiratory, and lifestyle factors. He is responsible for ensuring that the study design methodology is robust, appropriate and deliverable as well as for securing grant income as the statistical lead.

Please note that this is a Hybrid event. We welcome colleagues to 66 Banbury Road or on line via Zoom:


Event Details

25 January 2023 14:00 -


Online & 66 Banbury Rd