Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care



  • Adler NE, Singh-Manoux A, Schwartz J, Stewart J, Matthews K, Marmot MG. Social status and health: A comparison of British civil servants in Whitehall-II with European- and African-Americans in CARDIA. Soc Sci Med, 2008 Mar;66(5):1034-45.
  • Akbaraly TN, Brunner EJ. Socio-demographic influences on trends of fish consumption during later adult life in the Whitehall II Study. Br J Nutr 2008 1-12
  • Badrick,E.,Bobak,M., Britton,A, Kirschbaum,C.,Marmot,M.,Kumari,M. The relationship between alcohol consumption and cortisol secretion in an ageing cohort. J.Clin.Endocrinol.Metab. 2008;93:750-757
  • Batty, G. D., Kivimäki, M., Davey Smith, G., Marmot, M. G., Shipley, M. J. Post-challenge blood glucose concentration and stroke mortality rates in non-diabetic men in London: 38-year follow-up of the original Whitehall prospective cohort study. Diabetologia.2008;51(7):1123-6.
  • Britton A, Malik M, Marmot M. The cardioprotective effects of alcohol consumption: does cardiac autonomic function play a role? Eur J Epidemiol. 2008;23(2):105-8.
  • Britton,A., Marmot,M., Shipley,M. (2008). Who benefits most from the cardioprotective properties of alcohol consumption- the health freaks or couch potatoes? J Epidemiol and Community Health 62, 905-908
  • Britton A, Shipley M, Singh-Manoux A, Marmot MG. Successful aging: the contribution of early-life and midlife risk factors. J Am Geriatr Soc 2008,56 (6) 1098-1105
  • Britton A, Singh-Manoux A, Hnatkova K, Malik M, Marmot M, Shipley M. The association between heart rate variability and cognitive impairment in middle aged men and women: the Whitehall II Cohort study. Neuroepidemiology 2008;31:115-121
  • Brunner EJ, Mosdol A, Witte D, Martikainen PT, Stafford M, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG. Dietary pattern and risks of mortality, major coronary events and diabetes over 15 years of follow-up. Am J Clin Nutr, 2008, 87:1414-1421
  • Brunner EJ, Kivimaki M, Witte DR, Lawlor DA, Davey Smith G, Cooper J et al. Inflammation, Insulin Resistance and Diabetes - Mendelian Randomization Using CRP Haplotype Points Upstream. PLoS Med 5(8), e155
  • Chandola,T.; Britton,A.; Brunner,E.; Hemingway,H.; Malik,M.; Kumari,M.; Badrick,E.; Kivimaki,M.; Marmot,M.G. Work stress and coronary heart disease: what are the mechanisms? Eur Heart J 2008,29: 640-648.
  • De Vogli R, Marmot M. (2008). Should Socioeconomic Factors Be Considered As Traditional Risk Factors for CVD, As Confounders or as Risk Modifiers? Dialogues in Cardiovascular Medicine 13(2), 3-19
  • De Vogli R. Neoliberalism, Globalization and Inequalities: consequences for health and quality of life - edited by Navarro, V. Sociol Health Illn. 2008 May;30(4):647-648.
  • Gimeno,D., Marmot,M.G., Singh-Manoux,A. (2008). Inflammatory markers and cognitive function in middle-aged adults: the Whitehall II study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, Volume 33, Issue 10, November 2008, 1322-1334
  • Hamer M, Witte DR, Mosdol A, Marmot MG, Brunner EJ. Prospective study of coffee and tea consumption in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus among men and women: The Whitehall II study. Br J Nutr 2008;1-8.
  • Head J, Ferrie JE, Alexanderson K, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M. Diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a predictor of mortality in the Whitehall II prospective cohort study BMJ 2008 Oct 2; 337:a1469
  • Kivimäki, M., Ferrie, J. E., Shipley, M. Gimeno, D., Elovainio, M., de Vogli, R., Vahtera, J., Marmot, M. G., Head, J. Effects on blood pressure do not explain the association between organizational justice and coronary heart disease in the Whitehall II Study. Psychosom Med. 2008 70(1):1-6.
  • Kivimäki, M., Ferrie, J. E., Shipley, M. J., Vahtera, J., Singh-Manoux, A., Marmot, M. G., Head, J. Low medically-certified sickness absence among employees with poor health status predicts future health improvement: the Whitehall II study Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2008, 65 (3);208-10.
  • Kivimäki M, Head J, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Leclerc A, Melchior M, Chevalier A, Alexanderson K, Zins M, Goldberg M. Sickness absence as a prognostic marker for common chronic conditions: Analysis of mortality in the GAZEL study. Occup Environ Med..2008 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kivimäki, M., Vahtera, J., Elovainio, M., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., Virtanen, M., Hintsanen, M., Vaananen, A., Singh-Manoux, A., & Ferrie, J. E. What are the next steps for research on work stress and coronary heart disease? Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, (Suppl.) 2008; (6):33-40
  • Kivimäki, M., Ferrie, J. E., David Batty, G., Smith, G. D., Elovainio, M., Marmot, M. G., Shipley, M. J. Optimal form of operationalizing BMI in relation to all-cause and cause-specific mortality: The original Whitehall Study. Obesity (Silver Spring) 16(8), 1926-1932
  • Kivimäki, M., Davey Smith, G., Timpson, N. J., Lawlor, D. A., Batty, G. D., Kahonen, M., Juonala, M., Ronnemaa, T., Viikari, J. S., Lehtimaki, T., Raitakari, O.T. Lifetime body mass index and later atherosclerosis risk in young adults: examining causal links using Mendelian randomization in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study. Eur Heart J. 2008 29(20), 2552-2560
  • Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Head J, Rahkonen O, Marmot MG, Lahelma E. Associations of multiple socioeconomic circumstances with physical functioning among Finnish and British employees. The European Journal of Public Health Advance Access published December 6, 2008, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckn123
  • Lallukka T, Lahelma E, Rakhonen O, Roos E, Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Head J, Brunner E, Mosdol A, Marmot M, Sekine M, Nasermoaddeli A, Kagamimori S. Associations of job strain and working overtime with adverse health behaviors and obesity: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study, Helsinki Health Study, and the Japanese Civil Servants Study. Social Science and Medicine, 2008 Apr;66(8):1681-98.
  • Marmot MG, Shipley MJ, Hemingway H, Head J, Brunner EJ. Biological and behavioural explanations of social inequalities in coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II study. Diabetologia 2008 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Nabi H, Kivimaki M, Marmot MG, Ferrie J, Zins M, Ducimetière P, Consoli SM, Singh-Manoux A. Does personality explain social inequalities in mortality? The French GAZEL cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. 2008;37:591-96.
  • Nabi H, Kivimaki M, Zins M, Elovainio M, Consoli SM, Cordier S, Ducimetière P, Goldberg M, Singh-Manoux A. Does personality predict mortality? Results from the GAZEL French prospective cohort study. In J Epidemiol, 2008 37:386-96
  • Nabi H, Kivimäki M, De Vogli R, Marmot MG, Singh-Manoux A. Positive and negative affect and risk of coronary heart disease: The Whitehall II prospective cohort study. British Medical Journal 2008, 337(7660): 32-36
  • Nabi H, Singh-Manoux A, Shipley M, Gimeno D, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M. Do psychological factors affect inflammation and incident coronary heart disease? The Whitehall II study. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2008 28,1398-1406
  • McNaughton SA, Mishra GD, Brunner EJ. Dietary patterns, insulin resistance and incidence of type 2 diabetes in the Whitehall II study. Diabetes Care 2008,31(7)1343-1348 O'Donnell K, Badrick E, Kumari M, Steptoe A. Psychological coping styles and cortisol responses over the day in healthy older adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2008 33, 601-611.
  • Sabia S, Guéguen A, Marmot MG, Shipley MJ, Ankri J, Singh-Manoux A. Does cognition predict mortality in midlife? Results from the Whitehall II cohort study Neurobiol Aging 2008. doi:10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2008.05.007
  • Sabia S, Marmot M, Dufouil C, Singh-Manoux A. Smoking history and cognitive function in middle-age: the Whitehall II study. Arch Intern Med 2008; 168:1165-1173
  • Sacker A, Head J, Bartley M. Impact of coronary heart disease on health functioning in an aging population: are there differences according to socioeconomic position? Psychosom Med 2008; 70(2):133-140.
  • Singh-Manoux A, Britton A, Kivimaki M, Guéguen A, Halcox J, Marmot M. Socioeconomic status moderates the association between carotid intima-media thickness and cognition in midlife: evidence from the Whitehall II study. Atherosclerosis 2008; 197: 541-548
  • Singh-Manoux A, Gimeno D, Kivimaki M, Brunner E, Marmot MG. Low HDL cholesterol is a risk factor for deficit and decline in memory in midlife: the Whitehall II Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008;28;1556-1562
  • Singh-Manoux A, Nabi H, Shipley M ,Guéguen A, Sabia S, Dugravot A, , Marmot M, Kivimaki M. The role of conventional risk factors in explaining social inequalities in coronary heart disease: the relative and absolute approaches to risk. Epidemiology 2008, 19 (4) 599-605
  • Singh-Manoux A, Gueguen A, Ferrie J, Shipley M, Martikainen P, Bonenfant S, Goldberg M, Marmot M. Gender Differences in the Association Between Morbidity and Mortality Among Middle-Aged Men and Women. Am J Public Health 2008, 98; 12: 2251-2257
  • Singh-Manoux A, Sabia S, Lajnef M, Ferrie JE, Nabi H, Britton AR, Marmot MG, Shipley MJ. History of coronary heart disease and cognitive performance in midlife: the Whitehall II study. Eur Heart J 2008, 29:2100-2107
  • Stansfeld S, Head J, Bartley M, Fonagy P. Social position, early deprivation and the development of attachment. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2008 43:516-526.
  • Stansfeld SA, Woodley-Jones D, Rasul F, Head J, Clarke S, Mackay C. Work-related distress in the 1990s - a real increase in ill health? Journal of Public Mental Health 2008 7: 26-31.
  • Steptoe,A.,Badrick,E.,O' Donnell,K, Kumari,M., Marmot,M.G. Neuroendocrine and inflammatory factors associated with positive affect in healthy men and women: the Whitehall II study. Am J Epidemiol. 2008;167(1):96-102.