Professor of Clinical Gerontology
MA MB BChir (University of Cambridge), MSc FRCP FFPHM FMedSci MSc Epidemiology (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), CBE
Telephone: 01223 335995
Professor Khaw trained in medicine at Girton College, University of Cambridge and St. Mary’s Hospital, University of London and in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, with subsequent clinical and academic posts in the University of London and the University of California San Diego.
Professor Khaw’s research interests include the maintenance of health in later life and the causes and prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer and osteoporosis with a focus on nutrition and hormones. The research is based on longitudinal population studies and clinical trials. She is a principal investigator in the European Prospective Investigation in Cancer in Norfolk, part of a ten country half million participant research collaboration over two decades. She is a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, UK and has a National Institute for Health Research Senior Investigator award.
Keevil VL, Hayat S, Dalzell N, Moore S, Bhaniani A, Luben R, Wareham NJ, Khaw KT. The physical capability of community-based men and women from a British cohort: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk study. BMC Geriatr. 2013 Sep 10; 13:93.
Hayat SA, Luben R, Keevil VL, Moore S, Dalzell N, Bhaniani A, Khawaja AP, Foster P, Brayne C, Wareham NJ, Khaw KT. Cohort Profile: A prospective cohort study of objective physical and cognitive capability and visual health in an ageing population of men and women in Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk 3). Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]
Khaw KT, Friesen MD, Riboli E, Luben R, Wareham N. Plasma phospholipid fatty acid concentration and incident coronary heart disease in men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk prospective study. PLoS Med. 2012 Jul; 9(7):e1001255
Melzer D, Osborne NJ, Henley WE, Cipelli R, Young A, Money C, McCormack P, Luben R, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Galloway TS. Urinary bisphenol A concentration and risk of future coronary artery disease in apparently healthy men and women. Circulation. 2012 Mar 27;125 (12):1482-90.
Brand JS, Chan MF, Dowsett M, Folkerd E, Wareham NJ, Luben Rn, van der Schouw YT, Khaw KT. Cigarette smoking and endogenous sex hormones in postmenopausal women. J clin Endocrinol Metab 2011;96:3184-3192.
Rodondi N, den Elzen WP, Bauer DC, Cappola AR, Razvi S, Walsh JP, Asvold BO, Iervasi G, Imaizumi M, Collet TH, Bremner A, Maisonneuve P, Sgarbi JA, Khaw KT, Vanderpump MP, Newman AB, Cornuz J, Franklyn JA, Westendorp RG, Vittinghoff E, Gussekloo J; Thyroid Studies Collaboration. Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease and mortality. JAMA. 2010 Sep 22;304(12):1365-74.
Moayyeri A, Besson H, Luben RN, Wareham NJ, Khaw KT. The association between physical activity in different domains of life and risk of osteoporotic fractures. Bone. 2010 Sep;47(3):693-700.
Khaw KT, Wareham N, Bingham S, Welch A, Luben R, Day, N. Combined impact of health behaviours and mortality in men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Population study. PloS Medicine 2008: 5: e12.
Pischon T, Boeing H, Hoffmann K, Bergmann M, Schulze MB, Overvad K, van der Schouw YT, Spencer E, Moons KG, Tjønneland A, Halkjaer J, Jensen MK, Stegger J, Clavel-Chapelon F, Boutron-Ruault MC, Chajes V, Linseisen J, Kaaks R, Trichopoulou A, Trichopoulos D, Bamia C, Sieri S, Palli D, Tumino R, Vineis P, Panico S, Peeters PH, May AM, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, van Duijnhoven FJ, Hallmans G, Weinehall L, Manjer J, Hedblad B, Lund E, Agudo A, Arriola L, Barricarte A, Navarro C, Martinez C, Quirós JR, Key T, Bingham S, Khaw KT, Boffetta P, Jenab M, Ferrari P, Riboli E. General and abdominal adiposity and risk of death in Europe. N Engl J Med. 2008 Nov 13;359(20):2105-20.
Khaw KT, Dowsett M, Folkerd E, Bingham S, Wareham N, Luben R, Welch A, Day N. Endogenous testosterone and mortality due to all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer in men: European prospective investigation into cancer in Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk) Prospective Population Study. Circulation 2007;116:2694-701.