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Norwegian and British Cohorts Meeting

A workshop to discuss ongoing, planned and future collaborative projects.

A workshop to discuss ongoing, planned and future collaborative projects.


21. Sep | 2020

06:30-15:00
Workshop
Norwegian Institute of Public Health

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Suggested program MoBa/ALSPAC meeting

Time Topic
08:30-09:00 Coffee/mingling
09:00-09:15 Welcome
09:15-09:35 Ongoing and planned data collection in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (Nic Timpson)
09:35-09:55 Ongoing and planned data collection in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (Per Magnus)
09:55-10:15 Ongoing and planned data collection in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (Bjørn Olav Åsvold)
10:15-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:00

Showcase collaborative project 1

Health Gap: Health, maturity, and gender gap in education - project description (Fartein Torvik)

11:00-11:30

Showcase collaborative project 2

MR-PREG: Prenatal environmental exposures and pregnancy outcomes- Mendelian randomization analysis (Carolina Borges)

11:30-12:00

Showcase collaborative project 3

PaGE and PsychGen: The Psychiatric Genetic Epidemiology group (Alexandra Havdahl)

12:00-12:30

LUNCH

12:30-14:30

Afternoon group discussions 1

14:30-16:30

Afternoon group discussion 2

16:30-17:00

Summary

 

Suggestions for afternoon group discussions


Methods and data

  1. Workshop on optimal use of genetic data available in both ALSPAC and MoBa. Focus on analysis of triads. Sharing experiences with analysis and study designs. Social genetic effects (Triangulating approaches to study intergenerational transmission Laurence Howe, Ben Brumpton, Laurie Hannigan)
  2. Examining paternal effects: Gemma Sharp
  3. Multi-omics (epigenetics, metabolics, proteomics) ??

New funding

  1. Discussion of potential new collaborative projects to send to RCN, ERC, Wellcome Trust, MRC and HUNT renewal focusing on reproductive and perinatal epidemiology (Siri Håberg/NIPH & Debbie Lawlor, Gemma Sharp, Luisa Zuccolo, Abi Fraser)
  2. Discussion of potential new collaborative projects to send to RCN, ERC, Wellcome Trust, MRC and HUNT renewal focusing on aspects related to mental health and educational attainment. (Alex Havdahl/NIPH & Rebecca Pearson, )
  3. Additional topics….. (cardiovascular, etc….?)


     
     
     
     
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The Centre for Fertility and Health is a Centre of Excellence (SFF) at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.