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Professor Cyrus Cooper

Director/Professor

Research interests

  • Key research contributions have been:
  • discovery of the developmental influences which contribute to the risk of osteoporosis and hip fracture in late adulthood
  • demonstration that maternal vitamin D insufficiency is associated with sub-optimal bone mineral accrual in childhood

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Connect with Cyrus

Email: cc@mrc.soton.ac.uk

Address: Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road Shirley, SO16 6YD (View in Google Maps)

Research

Research interests

  • Key research contributions have been:
  • discovery of the developmental influences which contribute to the risk of osteoporosis and hip fracture in late adulthood
  • demonstration that maternal vitamin D insufficiency is associated with sub-optimal bone mineral accrual in childhood
  • characterisation of the definition and incidence rates of vertebral fractures
  • leadership of large pragmatic randomised controlled trials of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in the elderly as immediate preventative strategies against hip fracture

Research projects

Completed projects

Researchers:
Sponsor: Medical Research Council
Researchers:
Sponsor: Medical Research Council
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Sponsor: Medical Research Council
Researchers:
Sponsor: Medical Research Council
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