Special Events

The Harvard-Oxford Program in Epidemiology Mini-Symposium:
Developments in Neuroepidemiology

Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10:00am-12:00pm EDT / 15:00-17:00pm BST

Open to the public

Watch Recording

10:00AM: Welcome and introduction
Albert Hofman, MD, PhD
Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology
Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

10:05AM: Multiple sclerosis is a rare complication of EBV infection
Alberto Ascherio, MD, DrPH
Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition
Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

10:35AM: Discussion

10:40AM: The interplay between age, apolipoprotein E and dementia
Cornelia M. van Duijn, PhD, FMedSci
Professor of Epidemiology
Nuffield Department of Population Health,
University of Oxford

11:10AM: Discussion

11:15AM: Hearing impairment as a potential modifiable risk factor for dementia
Thomas Littlejohns, MSc, PhD
Senior Epidemiologist, Translational Epidemiology Unit

Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

11:25AM: Discussion

11:30AM: Long-Term Dietary Intake and Subjective Cognitive Decline
Tian-Shin Yeh, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard-Oxford Program in Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

11:40AM: Discussion

11:45AM: End


Harvard Oxford Program in Epidemiology (HOPE) Mini-Symposium

Rapid Testing for COVID-19: Does it Have a Role in COVID Control?

Thursday, February 25, 2021

9:00-10:30AM EST/2:00-3:30PM GMT

Watch Recording

9:00AM: Welcome and Introduction

Albert Hofman, MD, PhD
Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology
Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

9:05AM: COVID-19 Testing: Where Science, Policy and Regulation Collide

Michael Mina, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

9:30AM: Discussant

David Hunter, MBBS, ScD
Richard Doll Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford; Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention, Emeritus Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

9:35AM: Can Lateral Flow Tests Be Used to Identify Non-Infectious Individuals?

Tim Peto, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Co-Leader for the Infection Theme of the Oxford Biomedical Research Center
Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford

10:00AM: Discussant

Marc Lipsitch, D.Phil
Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

10:05AM: Questions and General Discussion

10:25AM: Closing Remarks