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Expertise: Downs Syndrome
Prof Nicholas Wald
My research interests include epidemiology, public health, and screening (ante-natal, cancer, cardio-vascular). I am the innovator of the "Polypill", a new approach to the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, and with my son David have conducted a trial demonstrating the expected effect of a polypill. I have also worked on primary prevention of serious disorders such as neural tube defects and lung cancer. I have pioneered research on the benefits of Folic Acid during pregnancy, as well as the Barts Triple Test for early detection of Down's syndrome.
Dr Jurgen Groet
The long term theme underpinning my research is the study of chromosome and gene dose effects on cellular functions, specifically the phenotypic features of Down syndrome (DS). A particular interest of mine is to determine which chromosome 21 genes are involved in AMKL (a myeloid leukaemia with a 400 fold increased incidence in DS) and TMD (a transient precursor of AMKL, which is characterised by spontaneous remission).
Prof Dean Nizetic
One of my long term research themes is the study of chromosome and gene dose effects (aneuploidy and haploinsufficiency) on cellular functions, specifically the phenotypic features of Down syndrome (DS), caused by just one extra copy of perfectly normal, chromosome 21. Other research areas include childhood Leukemia, Alzheimer's disease, Neurodegeneration and studies of mouse embryonic stem cells.