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LHA Conference Presentations 2010

Abstracts (poster presentations)

Albanese E. Body mass index, central adiposity and midlife cognitive function: evidence from a 38-year follow-up of the 1946 British Birth cohort study. 1st World Congress on Controversies in Longevity, Health and Aging (COLONGy), Barcelona, Spain, June 24-27, 2010.

Al Moosawi S. Body weight gain over the lifecourse: influence of dietary macronutrient composition and time of day. UKSociety of Behavioural Medicine Leeds 14-15 December 2010.

Cadar D, Mishra G, Richards M.  Is Cognitive Impairment really at hand? An investigation between alcohol consumption and cognitive functioning. Shape of Science Symposium 5th July 2010 : University of Manchester, Awarded runner-up prize.

Cadar D, Pikhart H, Mishra G. & Richards M. Lifestyle behaviours across midlife and cognitive decline in 1946 British Birth Cohort. UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, Open Day January 2010, London, UK.  Awarded 1st Year Project Award.

Cadar D, Pikhart H, Mishra G. & Richards M. Alcohol and smoking. Their addictive effects on cognitive decline.UCL Graduate School-Research Poster Competition March 2010, London, UK.

Cooper R, Mishra G and Kuh D. Physical activity across adulthood and physical performance and strength in mid-life: Findings from a British birth cohort study. J Epidemiol Community Health 2010;64:A28doi:10.1136/jech.2010.120956.70

Landy R. The effect of missing data on the relationship between life course socioeconomic position and verbal cognitive ability at older ages. Society for Social Medicine Conference 6-8 September Queen’s University Belfast.

Abstracts (oral presentations)

Baldeweg S, Modder J, Mortagy, Hughes H, Springett A, Pierce M. Missed opportunities for diabetes prevention: post pregnancy follow-up in women with gestational diabetes in England. World Congress of family Doctors May 2010 Cancun Mexico.                            

Cairns B. Childhood adiposity and breast cancer incidence in women in middle age. British Breast Cancer Research Conference, Nottingham, UK, 15-17 September 2010.

Cairns B, Childhood adiposity and breast cancer incidence in women in middle age.  IASO Hot Topic Conferences: Cancer & Obesity 28-30 October 2010.

Cooper R, Birnie K and the HALCyon study team.  Early life socioeconomic position and physical capability in adulthood. Understanding Ageing: Health, Wealth and Wellbeing at Fifty and Beyond, Centre for Longitudinal Studies International Conference, Oxford, April 2010

Cooper R, Birnie K and the HALCyon study team.  Relationships between childhood socioeconomic position and physical capability across cohorts. Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies of Aging Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, June 2010.

Cooper R, Mishra G and Kuh D. Physical activity across adulthood and physical capability in mid-life: findings from a British birth cohort study.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Medicine in Belfast on 6-8 September 2010.

Cooper R on behalf of Kuh D and the HALCyon study team. Healthy Ageing across the Life Course: Findings from the HALCyon Collaborative Research Programme.  The Gerontological Society of America 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans November 2010.

Cooper R, Huisman M, Kuh D and Deeg DJ. Mastery, physical performance and maintenance of independence: Findings from LASA.  The Gerontological Society of America 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans November 2010.

Gaysina D. Longitudinal association between early life adversity and physical activity at age 36 years. The Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Medicine, Belfast, UK, 2010.

Pierce MB, Kuh D, Hardy R. Role of Lifetime BMI in relationship between age at menarche and adult lipids findings from men and women in a British birth cohort. World Congress on the Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications, April 8-11th, Dresden, Germany.                           

Pierce MB, Modder J, Mortagy, Hughes H, Springett a, Baldeweg S. Follow-up of women with gestational diabetes in England. 14th annual conference of British Fetal Maternal Medicine Society 10-11 July 2010 Gateshead.

Pierce MB, Modder J, Mortagy, Hughes H, Springett a, Baldeweg S. Missed opportunities for diabetes prevention: post pregnancy follow-up in women with gestational diabetes in England. Society for Academic Primary Care, University of East Anglia 7th July 2010.                            

Pierce MB, Modder J, Mortagy, Hughes H, Springett a, Baldeweg S. Missed opportunities for diabetes prevention: post pregnancy follow-up in women with gestational diabetes in England. World Congress on the Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications, April 8-11th, Dresden, Germany.

Wills AK. Population heterogeneity in mid life trajectories of blood pressure. Annual Conference for the Society of Social Medicine, September 2010.

Presenting author in bold.