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Aetiological Epidemiology Team

Our Aetiological Epidemiology Team uses epidemiological methods to gain a better understanding of the causes of cancer.

Team leader

Professor Richard Houlston

Professor Richard Houlston

Head of Division

Professor Richard Houlston is Head of the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology. His research focuses on the identification and characterisation of genetic susceptibility to cancer.

ORCID 0000-0002-5268-0242

Team members

Dr Michael Jones

Dr Michael Jones is a senior staff scientist in the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology, where he is working on the Breast Cancer Now Generations Study. His main research interests are in the design and analysis of complex large epidemiological studies.

Lauren Wright
Lauren Wright
Honorary Appointment

As a medical statistician, I conduct analyses using data from the Generations Study and international collaborations to discover links between lifestyle factors and breast cancer risk, disseminating results and writing scientific papers.

Penny Coulson
Data Manager T +44 20 8722 4196
Dr Louise Johns
T +44 20 8722 4362
Jane Lebihan
Research Administrator T +44 20 8722 4394
Dr Aislinn Macklin-Doherty
Honorary Appointment
June Palmer
Data Manager T 020 8722 4470
Dawn Thomas
Generations Team Manager T 020 8722 4477
Iain Timmins
T +44 20 3437 6779
Angela Wood
T +44 20 3437 6711