Category Archive: Trends in Epidemiology

Aug 11

The Future of Epidemiology in the Age of Precision Medicine: Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, and Beyond

We live in the era of “Big Data.” Evaluating the health impact of large scale biological, social, and environmental data is an emerging challenge. Epidemiology, the study of the distribution and determinants of human disease in populations, is a foundational science of public health and provides important insights for medical practice and disease prevention. Epidemiology has …

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Mar 29

Eight Recommendations to Transform 21st Century Epidemiology

In 2012, the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) initiated a longitudinal conversation in the scientific community to examine the current state of epidemiology and identify goals for the future of the field. EGRP staff used the comments, suggestions, and expert presentations from that conversation to develop eight recommendations, grouped by theme, that can inform …

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Jan 24

Trends in 21st Century Epidemiology – The Conversation Continues!

        On December 12-13, 2012, the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) hosted “Trends in 21st Century Epidemiology:  From Scientific Discoveries to Population Health Impact,” an open workshop to help shape new foci for cancer epidemiology research.  In particular, the meeting focused on 4 drivers that are likely to shape the field …

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Oct 16

How Can We Use Epidemiology to Integrate Knowledge Emerging from Basic, Clinical, and Population Sciences?

  The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) has initiated a strategic planning effort to develop scientific priorities for cancer epidemiology research in the next decade in the midst of a period of great scientific opportunity but also of resource constraints. EGRP would like to engage the research community and other stakeholders in a planning …

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Sep 26

How Can We Use Epidemiology to Bridge Evidence Gaps in Translating Research Discoveries into Clinical and Public Health Practice?

  The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) has initiated a strategic planning effort to develop scientific priorities for cancer epidemiology research in the next decade in the midst of a period of great scientific opportunity but also of resource constraints. EGRP would like to engage the research community and other stakeholders in a planning …

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Aug 27

What Have We Learned from Epidemiology Cohorts and Where Should We Go Next?

  The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) has initiated a strategic planning effort to develop scientific priorities for cancer epidemiology research in the next decade in the midst of a period of great scientific opportunity but also of significant resource constraints. EGRP would like to engage the research community and other stakeholders in a …

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Jul 20

How Should New Technologies Be Integrated into Cancer Epidemiology?

  The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) has initiated a strategic planning effort to develop scientific priorities for cancer epidemiology research in the next decade in the midst of a period of great scientific opportunity and resource constraints. EGRP would like to engage the research community and other stakeholders in a planning effort that …

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