Professor Kay-Tee Khaw who has up until now secured the grant funding for EPIC-Norfolk will be retiring by the end of the year and the EPIC-Norfolk study will transfer to the MRC-Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge from January 2019 onwards.
The study will continue under Professor Nick Wareham who is the other Principal Investigator for the study and Director of the MRC-Epidemiology Unit. The MRC-Epidemiology Unit is a department within the University of Cambridge and as such, none of the data that you have so generously given to us, will leave the University of Cambridge. The governance and security of your data will remain the same as it has always been.
The MRC-Epidemiology Unit will continue to use any previously collected data to conduct research analysis into the impact of diet, lifestyle and genetic factors on the onset of disease. In future, you may also receive communication from the MRC-Epidemiology Unit regarding any upcoming research activities.