Dr Raha Pazoki is a lecturer and MRC Rutherford Fund Fellow at Brunel University and Honorary Lecturer at Imperial College, London. She obtained her PhD from University of Amsterdam in 2015 and spent 3 years as Research Associate and Research Fellow at Imperial College, London. Her research is focused on the large-scale identification of clinical and genetic determinants for complex diseases in relation to behaviour and circulating biomarkers with a focus on cardiovascular diseases.
Dr Pazoki is in collaboration with scientists at Imperial College, London, Erasmus University and Groningen University in the Netherlands, Million Veteran Programme in the US, and University of Bern in Switzerlands.
PhD Projects open to applicants:
Research, Teaching, Management
Newest selected publications
Kilpeläinen, TO., Bentley, AR., Noordam, R., Sung, YJ., Schwander, K., Winkler, TW., (2019) 'Multi-ancestry study of blood lipid levels identifies four loci interacting with physical activity'. Nature Communications, 10 (1). pp. 376. ISSN: 2041-1723et al.
Schmidt, AF., Holmes, MV., Preiss, D., Swerdlow, DI., Denaxas, S., Fatemifar, G., (2019) 'Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9'. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 19 (1). pp. 240. ISSN: 1471-2261 Open Access Linket al.
Pazoki, R., Evangelou, E., Mosen-Ansorena, D., Pinto, RC., Karaman, I., Blakeley, P., (2019) 'GWAS for urinary sodium and potassium excretion highlights pathways shared with cardiovascular traits'. Nature Communications, 10 (1). pp. 3653. ISSN: 2041-1723 Open Access Linket al.
Evangelou, E., Gao, H., Chu, C., Ntritsos, G., Blakeley, P., Butts, AR., (2019) 'New alcohol-related genes suggest shared genetic mechanisms with neuropsychiatric disorders'. Nature Human Behaviour, 3 (9). pp. 950 - 961. ISSN: 2397-3374 Open Access Linket al.
Pazoki, R., Evangelou, E., Mosen-Ansorena, D., Pinto, R., Karaman, I., Blakeley, P., (2019) 'PATHWAYS UNDERLYING URINARY SODIUM AND POTASSIUM EXCRETION AND THE LINK TO BLOOD PRESSURE AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE'.29th European Meeting of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection of the European-Society-of-Hypertension (ESH). Milan, ITALY. Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). pp. e74 - e74. ISSN: 0263-6352et al.