Mar 29, 2019 Biomarker Expert Panel

Interdisciplinary Research Seminars
When Mar 29, 2019
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where Carolina Square Room 2002
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This panel will focus on challenges and opportunities related to inclusion of biomarkers in large population surveys, addressing:

  • What are the most informative, cutting edge methods and markers for use in population research? (Whole blood by venipuncture, dried blood spots, urine, feces, other tissues for analysis of the microbiome, metabolomics, disease and nutrient markers, and quantification of the exposome).

  • What informs decisions around inclusion of biomarkers in study protocols?
    • Feasibility: What is field-friendly?
    • Cost
    • Respondent burden
    • Establishing collaborations with lab science experts

  • Ethics:  what are responsibilities around return of results?

This panel includes principal investigators of large population based studies with experience in measurement of biomarkers.

Linda Adair:  The Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey; ECHO
Kathleen Harris:  The National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent to Adult Health
Elizabeth Frankenberg:  The Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS), the Work and Iron Status Evaluation (WISE), the Study of the Tsunami Aftermath and Recovery (STAR) and the Mexican Family Life Survey (MxFLS).
Katie Meyer: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA)

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