Clinical Gerontology Unit, Institute of Public Health, The University of Cambridge, UK
Professor Khaw trained in medicine at Girton College, University of Cambridge and St. Mary’s Hospital, University of London and in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, with subsequent clinical and academic posts in the University of London and the University of California San Diego.
Professor Khaw’s research interests include the maintenance of health in later life and the causes and prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer and osteoporosis with a focus on nutrition and hormones. The research is based on longitudinal population studies and clinical trials. She is a principal investigator in the European Prospective Investigation in Cancer in Norfolk, part of a ten country half million participant research collaboration over two decades. She is a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, UK and has a National Institute for Health Research Senior Investigator award.