Imperial College London

DrMartaBlangiardo

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Senior Lecturer
 
 
 
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Location

 

526Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

I am a senior lecturer in Biostatistics in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and I am part of the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health (http://www.environment-health.ac.uk/)

After working on gene expression for two years as a postdoc I moved to epidemiology and collaborated on several projects studying the impact of environmental exposures on chronic diseases.

In 2010 I became lecturer and in 2015 I was promoted to senior lecturer. My main interests are related on the methodological aspects of environmental exposure estimation and on spatial and spatio-temporal models for disease mapping and for risk assessment.

I am PI on an MRC Methodology project looking at data integration from cohorts/administrative registries and exploring how propensity score can be used to adjust for unmeasured confounders in ecological studies.

have a special interest in novel computational methods for Bayesian inference and I have recently written a book on the Integrated Nested Laplace approximation (INLA) for spatial and spatio-temporal applications.

 Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Bayesian Models with R-INLA

 

Brief CV

• High School Diploma: Liceo Classico "P. D'Anghiera", Arona (Novara, Italy), 1997.

• Summa cum Laude MSc in Statistics, Demography and Social Sciences, University of Milan Bicocca (Italy), 2001. Thesis in Epidemiology, titled "Parametric and semi-parametric approaches in meta-analysis of observational studies".

• PhD student in Applied Statistics, University of Florence (Italy), January 2002 - December 2004. Thesis titled "Statistical models for estimating gene expression variability".

• 2005- January 2010 Research Associate in Biostatistics and Genomics, Imperial College, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, London, UK.

•February 2010-2015 Lecurer in Biostatistics, Imperial College, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, London, UK.

October 2015-now Senior Lecurer in Biostatistics, Imperial College, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, London, UK.

Publications

Journals

Cai Y, Hansell A, Hodgson S, et al., Road traffic noise, air pollution and incident cardiovascular disease: a joint analysis of the HUNT, EPIC-Oxford and UK Biobank cohorts, Environment International, ISSN:0160-4120

Python A, Illian J, Joness-Todd C, et al., A Bayesian Approach to Modelling Subnational Spatial Dynamics of Worldwide Non-State Terrorism, 2010 - 2015, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, ISSN:0964-1998

Williams D, Haworth J, Blangiardo MAG, et al., A spatiotemporal bayesian hierarchical approach to investigating patterns of confidence in the police at the neighbourhood level, Geographical Analysis, ISSN:0016-7363

Cai Y, Hodgson S, Blangiardo M, et al., 2018, Road traffic noise, air pollution and incident cardiovascular disease: A joint analysis of the HUNT, EPIC-Oxford and UK Biobank cohorts, Environment International, Vol:114, ISSN:0160-4120, Pages:191-201

Wilunda C, Yoshida S, Blangiardo M, et al., 2018, Caesarean delivery and anaemia risk in children in 45 low- and middle-income countries, Maternal and Child Nutrition, Vol:14, ISSN:1740-8695

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