"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

Posts Tagged ‘University of Strathclyde’

Prostate Cancer Screening using the PSA Test Does more Harm than Good

NEWS RELEASE Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Lyon, France, 29 September 2013 — Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it reduces cancer deaths. Now, researchers have shown that men experience more harm than good from routine PSA screening, according to research to…

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Office expansion

The International Prevention Research Institute has extended its premises at the Ecully Offices. The additional office space proved necessary with the expansion of research activities and the corresponding necessity to increase staffing levels. In addition, the establishment of the Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health at iPRI has consequences for space and staffing. The additional space…

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Joint Strathclyde iPRI institute to deal with global health issues

NEWS RELEASE A major initiative to tackle global health problems was launched today at the University of Strathclyde. The Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health is a new collaboration in research and education between the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) in Lyon, France. The Institute will develop new,…

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8th National Cancer Institute Directors meeting, Lyon, 10-12 July, 2013

The eighth meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 10th and 12th July, 2013. As requested by participants, the focus on cancer care will continue to increase with the sharing of experience in a wide variety of resource settings underlined. Highlights this year will include: the launch of State of…

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NCID 2013

The first meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors took place at the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, Italy when five National Cancer Institute Directors enjoyed a two day meeting and Symposium. Since 2002, meetings have been extended to include Directors of Regional Cancer Institutes and have experienced a growing success with continually increasing participation.…

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Institute of Global Public Health established in Lyon and Glasgow

Profs Boyle and Miller sign MOU

NEWS RELEASE Glasgow, Scotland (UK) / Lyon, France, 12 December 2012 — The University of Strathclyde has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Prevention Research Institute to establish the Institute of Global Public Health. The new Institute will be based in Glasgow and Lyon and have the objective of developing novel, collaborative…

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Chris Robertson

Chris Robertson is a statistician whose long term research interests have focussed on the application and development of statistical modelling in epidemiology. Since 2002 he has had a joint appointment as Professor of Public Health Epidemiology in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, and also at Heath Protection Scotland…

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Alice Koechlin

Alice Koechlin grew up in Saint-Étienne, France, and graduated in Bioinformatics and Modelling at the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) of Lyon in 2010, obtaining an engineering diploma (Master in Science and Technology). She undertook her end of curriculum internships in international and multidisciplinary environments at the International Agency for Research on Cancer and at…

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