The social-biological interface

Biomarkers in datasets

This work theme overarches the other three themes (Childhood and Adolescence, Work, Ageing) with their foci on particular phases of the lifecourse. Projects in this theme will combine social and biological measures in order to identify biological pathways sensitive to the social environment.

Social position and health: dimensions in relation to biomarkers.
Research Team:
Kumari, M; Sacker, A 
Data source: UKHLS with a specific focus on participants that formed the BHPS.
Timetable Project 4a: 2015 – 2016

Unintended consequences of social mobility? Social transition and immune-mediated disease risk.
Research Team: Montgomery, S; Kumari, M; Kelly, Y
Data Source: Swedish inpatient and outpatient diagnoses records, Swedish Prescription Register
Timetable Project 4b: 2014 - 2016

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The International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health (ICLS) is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) RES-596-28-0001 (2008 - 2012) ES/J019119/1 (2013 - 2017). ICLS is a multidisciplinary  research centre, directed by Professor Amanda Sacker, that supports  research at UCL,  University of Manchester, University of East London, University of Essex and Örebro  University Hospital Sweden.