Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Honorary Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 1174r.pazoki




VC7Praed StreetSt Mary's Campus





Raha Pazok MD PhD FHEA is a medical doctor and an epidemiologist. She studied Epidemiology at Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES) and in the University of Amsterdam. She worked with various cohort and case control studies such as the Arrhythmia Genetics in the Netherlands (AGNES), the Rotterdam Study, the Airwave Health Monitoring Study and the UK Bio bank. In 2016, she joined the Department of Epidemiology and Bio-statistics at Imperial College London as a Research Associate. In 2020 she moved to Brunel University London as Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences while maintaining Honorary Lecturer status at Imperial College, London.

Dr Pazoki works in the area of cardiovascular and metabolic disorders and health data research. Her research is focused on the large-scale identification of clinical and genetic determinants of cardiovascular and metabolic disorders.

PhD Projects open to applicants:

Genetic and non-genetic factors involved in risk of cardiovascular diseases

Interplay between genetic and environmental factors and risk of cardiovascular disease



Said S, Pazoki R, Karhunen V, et al., 2022, Genetic analysis of over half a million people characterises C-reactive protein loci (vol 13, 2198, 2022), Nature Communications, Vol:13, ISSN:2041-1723, Pages:1-1

Jiang X, Anasanti MD, Drenos F, et al., 2022, Urinary Sodium Excretion Enhances the Effect of Alcohol on Blood Pressure, Healthcare, Vol:10

O'Farrell F, Jiang X, Aljifri S, et al., 2022, Molecular Alterations Caused by Alcohol Consumption in the UK Biobank: A Mendelian Randomisation Study, Nutrients, Vol:14

Said S, Karhunen V, vosa U, et al., 2022, Genetic analysis of over half a million people characterises C-reactive protein loci, Nature Communications, Vol:13, ISSN:2041-1723


Jiang X, Gao H, Elliott P, et al., 2022, Percentage of explained variance in alcohol consumption by genetic risk score in the UK Biobank, SPRINGERNATURE, Pages:528-529, ISSN:1018-4813

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