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LHA Conference Presentations 2011

Abstracts (poster presentations)

Al Moosawi S. Late night energy intake: association with long-term risk of hypertension in the British Birth Cohort 1946. World Congress of Epidemiology Edinburgh 7 August 2011.

Al Moosawi S. Circadian dietary rhythms: secular trends and associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the 1946 British birth cohort. EUCCONET  Bristol 16-17 October 2011.

Al Moosawi S. Nutrient composition of dinner and late evening meal is associated with long-term risk of diabetes: Results from the British 1946 birth cohort.  Association for the Study of Obesity London10 November 2011.

Cadar D, Pikhart H, Mishra G & Richards M. Alcohol and Cognitive decline A longitudinal investigation in 1946 British Birth Cohort.  UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, Open Day London, UK. 28 January 2011.

Cadar D, Pikhart H, Mishra G & Richards M. Alcohol and Cognitive decline. A longitudinal investigation in 1946 British Birth Cohort, UCL Graduate School-Research Poster Competition March 2011, London, UK.

Hardy, R. Health Ageing across the Life Course: Findings from the HALCyon collaborative research programme. Centre Day: International Centre for Life Course Studies in Society and Health, London, 2011.

Ghosh AK, Hughes AD, Chaturevdi N, Francis DP, Deanfield J, Pellerin D, Kuh, D, Hardy R. Elevated SBP from the age of 36y onwards can predict LVM at ages 60-64y independent of sex and treatment for hypertension.European Society of Echocardiography Conference, Budapest, 07 Dec 2011 - 10 Dec 2011.

Landy R, Hardy R, Richards M, Head J.  Testing life course models to investigate the effect of socioeconomic position on crystallized cognitive function in older age, accounting for missing data. World Congress of Epidemiology, 7th – 11th August 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Martin K.  Individual and Community Socioeconomic Status (SES) and the health of individuals with arthritis.Manchester Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology UnitManchester UK, April 18, 2011.

Murray E.  Association of area deprivation across the life course and physical performance in mid-life: findings from the 1946 British Birth Cohort.  International Epidemiology Conference, Edinburgh, UK, August 11 2011.

Murray E. HALCyon life course area based project. Exhibit piece at the British Library’s ‘Census and Society: Why Everyone Counts’, March 7th – May 29th, 2011http://www.bl.uk/whatson/exhibitions/census/census.html 

Abstracts (oral presentations)

Bann D, Cooper R,  Wills A, Adams J,  Kuh D and the NSHD Bone and Muscle Ageing Group. Associations between birth weight and body composition in later life: preliminary findings from a British birth cohort study. Social Society for Medicine, 14-16th September 2011, University of Warwick, UK.

Bann D, Cooper R,  Wills A, Adams J,  Kuh D and the NSHD Bone and Muscle Ageing Group. Is Prenatal Growth Associated with Body Composition in Later Life? Findings from a British Cohort. Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. November 18 - 22, 2011.

Cadar D, Pikhart H, Mishra G & Richards M. The long and short term effects of alcohol consumption on cognitive decline. Social Society for Medicine (SSM), 14-16th September 2011, University of Warwick, UK. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 65 doi:10.1136/jech.2011.143586.75.

Cadar D, Pikhart H, Mishra G & Richards M. The cumulative effects of alcohol consumption over midlife on cognitive decline. Society for Longitudinal and Life course Studies (SLLS), 26-28th September 2011, Bielefeld, Germany.

Cadar D, Pikhart H, Mishra G & Richards M. Physical activity and cognitive decline in midlife, findings from a British birth cohort study. Research on Physical Activity and Health in London: from Laboratory to Environmental and Population Studies Symposium at Institute of Child Health (ICH), 28th November 2011, London, UK.

Cadar D, Pikhart H, Mishra G & Richards M. Lifetime smoking behaviour and cognitive decline in midlife. Motivating, enabling and prompting behaviour change for health, UK Society for Behavioural Medicine (UKSBM) in association with the National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI), 13-14th December 2011, University of Stirling, UK.

Clouston S. Education and Cognition in IALSA: Findings from 3 birth cohorts. Gerontological Society of America, Boston, November 2011.

Ghosh AK, Hardy R, Kuh D, Hughes, AD. The effect of life course SBP on interventricular wall thickness. British Society of Hypertension Conference, Cambridge, 12 - 14 September 2011.

Landy R, Hardy R, Richards M, Head J. Testing life course models to investigate the effect of socioeconomic position on crystallized cognitive function in older age, accounting for missing data. Social Society for Medicine, 14th – 16th September 2011, Warwick.

Landy R, Hardy R, Richards M, Head J. Testing life course models to investigate the effect of socioeconomic position on crystallized cognitive function in older age, accounting for missing data. Society for Longitudinal and Life course Studies (SLLS), 26-28th September 2011, Bielefeld, Germany.

Murray E. Challenges in examining area effects across the life course on physical capability in mid-life: findings from the 1946 British Birth Cohort. International Medical Geographer’s conference, Durham, UK, July 12 2011.

Ong K. Genetic Variation & the Timing of Puberty. The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, 4th June 2011, Boston, US.

Ong K. Short and long-term outcomes of infants of obese mothers. Perinatal Medicine 2011: A joint meeting of the British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society, the British Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Neonatal Society and the Neonatal Nurses Association, 16th June 2011, Harrogate.

Ong K. Genetic regulation of normal sexual maturation. Barts and the London Paediatric Endocrinology Summer Conference, William Harvey Research Institute, 8th July 2011, London.

Ong K. Determination of role of genetic variants and epigenetic processes in associations between mother and child obesity”. International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Europe Workshop, "Maternal obesity, diet, and developmental programming - Aligning mother-child studies", 10-11th October 2011, Brussels.

Pierce M, Silverwood R, Nitsch D, Kuh D. Clinical problems in a post war British cohort reaching retirement: evidence from the first British Birth Cohort Study.  Social Society for Medicine, 14-16th September 2011, University of Warwick.

Wills AK, Black S, Cooper R, Coppack RJ, Hardy R, Cooper C, Kuh D. Life course BMI and risk of knee osteoarthritis at age 53: evidence from the 1946 British birth cohort study. World Congress of Epidemiology. 7th – 11th August 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Wong A. Epigenomic studies in cohorts session. Welcome Trust conference on Epigenomics of Common Disease, September 2011, Cambridge.

Xu K. Personality traits from early adolescence to adulthood: assessing the role of the MAOA gene and gender measurement bias. International Society for the Study of Individual Differences. 25 to 28th July 2011, London, UK.

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