Cambridge University

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Nichola Dalzell

Nichola Dalzell

Nichola Dalzell began her career as an Assistant Scientific Officer at the Laboratory of the Government Chemist in London before moving into the NHS to manage the bone densitometry unit at St George's Hospital, Tooting. It was there that her interest in research began when acting as Research Study Site Co-ordinator for a number of bone-related pharmaceutical clinical research trials.

She moved into Epidemiology in 1994 when she joined the University of Cambridge, firstly with the Bone Research Group and subsequently the EPIC-Norfolk group.

During this time Nichola has held a number of research co-ordination and management positions:

Research Co-ordinator for the European Prospective Osteoporosis Study (EPOS). Activities included the co-ordination of a mobile bone densitometry (DEXA) unit measuring study participants throughout Norfolk.

Management of the Norfolk arm of the Advanced Detection of bOne Quality (ADOQ) study. A European collaboration collecting normative data for a novel 3D pQCT scanner measuring bone micro-architecture.

Research Co-ordinator involved in the initial set-up of a pharmaceutical clinical research trial looking at bone micro-architecture in post-menopausal women.

Local Research Co-ordinator for the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk) third health check activities in Norfolk.

Research Co-ordinator and Site Manager (seconded to the MRC Epidemiology Unit) Managing the EPIC-Norfolk fourth health check activities in Norfolk.

Research Manager based at the Norwich Clinic managing the EPIC-Norfolk fifth health check activities.


Member of the EPIC-Norfolk senior management research steering committee.

Co-ordinator and Chair of the EPIC-Norfolk Participant Advisory Panel (EPAP) who meet regularly to contribute to research planning and activities.

Phone: 01603 218165
Fax: 01603 776810