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Amanda Ly

University of Edinburgh

Amanda is an Epidemiologist based at The University of Edinburgh. She is currently working on a Dementias Platform UK project focused on assessing the value of medical records in dementia research.

Shortly after completing my Master’s in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, I joined Professor Cathie Sudlow’s team at University of Edinburgh to work on outcomes research projects for UK Biobank and DPUK.

"It's been an amazing experience for me to be part of DPUK at this early stage in my career, as I get to work with some of the brightest minds in dementia research. I've enjoyed the opportunity to present at conferences such as last year’s DPUK Annual Scientific Conference and the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). At the former, I won a Scientific Travel Award for one of the best abstracts, which was a huge honour. After gaining research experience through DPUK, I started to work on the IMI funded ROADMAP project – the'Outcomes Definition' work package – at the end of 2016.  I have learnt so much, not only about big data epidemiology but also about dementia from a clinical perspective, patient and public engagement, and the importance of synergistic public-private partnerships, through being involved in DPUK and ROADMAP."

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