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Meena Kumari

Professor of Biological and Social Epidemiology at Essex University and Honorary Professor at UCL.

Meena is a leading expert in biomarkers and genetics, and has worked to apply insights from these areas to better understand ageing, cardiovascular disease, and health inequalities using the Whitehall II cohort study of British civil servants and the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. She remains an Honorary Professor at UCL.

Meena is the topic champion for health and biomarker content and research in Understanding Society and continues to lead research on the social-biological interface and genetic epidemiology as an investigator for the study.

Additionally Professor Kumari leads the Centre for Doctoral Training in Biosocial Research (Soc-B) at Essex University (in collaboration with UCL and University of Manchester).

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See also: Academia University of Essex - Public research university.

Details last updated 20-May-2020

Meena Kumari News

How your blood may predict your future health

Guardian - 10-Oct-2017

Can predict life expectancy with reasonable accuracy based on diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol...