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The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Global Health Research Institute


Southampton is internationally known for pioneering work on the developmental origins of health and disease. Although research on the lifecourse takes place across the University the main hub includes the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRCLEU), alongside the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (Nutrition) and the Institute of Developmental Sciences

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Find out more about the work researchers are doing to combat maternal and child nutrition issues in Sub-Saharan Africa

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MUFASSA stands for Musculoskeletal Functional Ability in three diverse Sub-Saharan Africa populations, and it aims to assess muscle strength & function to understand healthy ageing.


Preventing Chronic Disease

The MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit:Investigating preventable causes of common chronic disorders and their complications

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Reducing the likelihood of developing chronic health problems by raising young people’s awareness of health

TALENT Workshop


Transforming Adolescent Lives through Nutrition: A global consortium of researchers with a special interest in adolescent health

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