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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

10:00-17:00
Workshop
Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Suggested program MoBa/ALSPAC meeting

 
Time (GMT+2)* Topic
10:00-10:10 Welcome (Per Magnus)
10:10-10:30 Ongoing and planned data collection in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (Nic Timpson)
10:35-10:55 Ongoing and planned data collection in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (Per Magnus)
11:00-11:20 Ongoing and planned data collection in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (Bjørn Olav Åsvold)
11:20-11:50 BREAK
11:50-12:20

Showcase collaborative project 1

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

12:25-12:55

Showcase collaborative project 2

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

13:05-13:35

Showcase collaborative project 3

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

13:35-13:55

BREAK

13:55-15:25

Afternoon group discussions 1

15:30-17:00

Afternoon group discussion 2

17:00 Summary (Per Magnus/George Davey Smith)

*Please note that the times refer to the time zone for Oslo (GMT+2).

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 (Laurence Howe, Ben Brumpton, Laurie Hannigan)
  2. Examining paternal effects (Gemma Sharp, Kayleigh Easey, Helga Ask)
  3. Multi-omics- combining epigenetics, metabolics, proteomics (Gibran Hemani, Matthew Sudermann, Jon Bohlin)

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, Deborah Lawlor, Gemma Sharp, Maria Magnus, Abigail 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, Rebecca Pearson, Fartein Torvik)

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