"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

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Internships in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Jan 18, 2018

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI; www.i-pri.org) is an independent research institute with an outstanding faculty of demonstrated leadership in many fields of epidemiology, health technology assessment and disease prevention. iPRI has experience in epidemiological research and macro health planning with a record of delivering real health and economic value to a range of public and private sources including  governments, universities, research institutes, non-governmental organisations and large multi-national concerns. iPRI has established, coordinated and participated in a wide range of activities since its founding in April, 2009, many of which have resulted in publications in peer-review journals (http://www.i-pri.org/publications/). iPRI proposes 3 to 6 months internships (for Masters students) in the field of biostatistics and epidemiology. The exact topic of the internship will be defined together with the student and will deal with general themes such as: – Diabetes Mellitus biomarkers and cancer risk – Prevalence of tobacco use in Africa – Vitamin D and cancer risk Supervision of students will be provided by senior researchers at iPRI (also Professors at Strathclyde University, Glasgow) and by senior statisticians. The students should be familiar with at least one statistical package (R, SAS, Stata, etc) and should have a good knowledge of the...

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Internships in Image Processing for Biomedical Images

Feb 16, 2017

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI www.i-pri.org) is a research institute devoted to disease prevention in which highly experienced epidemiologists, biostatisticians and applied mathematicians work together. iPRI has unparalleled experience in epidemiological research and macro health planning with a record of delivering real health and economic value to a range of public and private sources including governments, universities, research institutes, non-governmental organisations and large multi-national concerns. With the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, United Kingdom), iPRI has created the “Strathclyde institute of Global Public Health at iPRI” in Lyon, France. iPRI has a wide international network of Senior Research Fellows. Several PhD students are preparing their research projects at this institute. One project in iPRI is related to Diabetic Retinopathy, one of the main causes of blindness in the world. Diabetic Retinopathy can affect anyone who has diabetes. Therefore, it is a major Public Health challenge. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) causes damage to the blood vessels supplying the retina. Because DR generally has no obvious symptoms until it is advanced, early detection is essential. Today, the only efficient solution for DR diagnosis involves examination of the eye fundus in order to early detect lesions in the eyes. During these examinations, colour images...

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Closed Opportunities

iPRI recrutes Epidemiologists, Biostatisticians and Statisticians

Sep 19, 2017

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) is a not-for-profit Research Institute which has major international programmes in a wide variety of disease areas in chronic and communicable disease. In chronic disease, iPRI has large programmes in several fields including oncology, diabetes, oral health, cardiovascular disease, Post-Conflict Public Health, nutrition, tobacco control and multiple sclerosis. iPRI has also programmes in vaccination and Anti-microbial resistance. Skills currently available include epidemiological and biostatistical as well as in the…

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Senior Epidemiologist

Mar 14, 2015

iPRI is searching for a talented Senior Epidemiologist with proven, demonstrable expertise in delivering epidemiological strategy, methodology and projects/studies. This full-time position will involve daily management of iPRI Research Projects across a wide range of disease areas. The successful candidate will have the possibility of an appointment within the University of Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health at iPRI depending on his/her qualification and experience. The responsibilities of the position include: Lead individual and collaborative…

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Internships in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at iPRI

Jan 14, 2014

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI; www.i-pri.org) is an independent research institute with an outstanding Faculty of demonstrated leadership in many fields of epidemiology, health technology assessment and disease prevention. iPRI has experience in epidemiological research and macro health planning with a record of delivering real health and economic value to a range of public and private sources including  governments, universities, research institutes, non-governmental organisations and large multi-national concerns. iPRI has established, coordinated and participated…

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