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Luisa Zuccolo is Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology at the University of Bristol. Following her first degree in Physics, she obtained a Fellowship from the University of Turin, Italy, in Cancer Epidemiology and Surveillance. She then moved to the University of Bristol and was awarded a pre-doctoral Fellowship from the UK Medical Research Council to complete an MSc in Epidemiology (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) and a PhD in Genetic Epidemiology (University of Bristol). She was then awarded a second MRC Fellowship in population health science epidemiology, after which, in 2018, she secured a tenured position at the University of Bristol. Dr Zuccolo researches the causal effects of alcohol on health, in particular of prenatal alcohol exposure, using methods and designs that improve causal inference. She is also interested in barriers to and effects of prolonged breastfeeding.
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- 3 Finished
1/03/17 → 31/12/19
MRC Fellowship - Prenatal alcohol exposure, childhood development and teenage drinking: a study of trans-generational effects
30/09/10 → 30/06/16
1/09/06 → 1/09/10
Association of maternal pre-pregnancy BMI and breastfeeding with NAFLD in young adults: a parental negative control studyAbeysekera, K. W. M., Orr, J., Madley-Dowd, P. C., Fernandes, G. S., Zuccolo, L., Gordon, F. H., Lawlor, D. A., Heron, J. E. & Hickman, M., 5 Sep 2021, In: The Lancet Regional Health - Europe.
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Associations of Binge Drinking With the Risks of Ischemic Heart Disease and Stroke: a study of pooled Norwegian health surveysDegerud, E., Høiseth, G., Mørland, J., Ariansen, I., Graff-Iversen, S., Ystrom, E., Zuccolo, L., Tell, G. S. & Næss, Ø., 1 Aug 2021, In: American Journal of Epidemiology. 190, 8, p. 1592-1603 12 p., kwab063.
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Characterization of alcohol polygenic risk scores in the context of mental health outcomes: Within-individual and intergenerational analyses in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ChildrenEasey, K. E., Wootton, R. E., Sallis, H. M., Schellhas, L., Haan, E., Timpson, N. J., Munafo, M. R. & Zuccolo, L., 1 Apr 2021, In: Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 221, 8 p., 108654.
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