Miss Venexia V M Walker, MMath

MMath, PhD

  • BS8 2BN

20162020

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Research interests

I am currently a senior research associate at the University of Bristol Medical Research Council Integrative Epidemiology Unit (MRC IEU), UK. In this role, I explore risk factors and potential intervention targets for chronic kidney disease progression. I completed my PhD, titled ‘New uses for old drugs: Investigating whether antihypertensives can be repurposed for the prevention of dementia’, at the University of Bristol, UK. During my PhD, I took a six-month secondment to work at GlaxoSmithKline plc to investigate the use of genetic evidence in target validation. Prior to my PhD, I completed an MMath degree in Mathematics at the University of Leicester, UK with a year abroad at the University at Buffalo, USA. My research interests include pharmacoepidemiology and instrumental variable analysis.

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Research Output

  • 7 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 1 Letter (Academic Journal)
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    Comparison with randomized controlled trials as a strategy for evaluating instruments in Mendelian randomization

    Gill, D., Walker, V., Martin, R. M., Davies, N. M. & Tzoulaki, I., 25 Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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    Activities

    • 4 Fellowship awarded competitively

    Alzheimer’s Research UK Travel Grant

    Venexia Walker (Recipient)

    22 Aug 201826 Aug 2018

    Activity: Other activity typesFellowship awarded competitively

    Alumni Foundation Travel Grant

    Venexia Walker (Recipient)

    20 Jun 201822 Jun 2018

    Activity: Other activity typesFellowship awarded competitively

    The International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology Mid-year Meeting 2018 Scholarship

    Venexia Walker (Recipient)

    23 Apr 201824 Apr 2018

    Activity: Other activity typesFellowship awarded competitively

    Thesis

    New uses for old drugs : Investigating whether antihypertensives can be repurposed for the prevention of dementia

    Author: Walker, V., 13 Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Davies, N. (Supervisor), Kehoe, P. (Supervisor) & Martin, R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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