Strategic Appointment - Professorship

Lead Research Organisation: London Sch of Hygiene and Trop Medicine
Department Name: Epidemiology and Population Health


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Dr. Keith Souter. Foreword By Professor Tom Meade (2011) An Aspirin a day. The Wonder Drug that could save your life in Michael O'Mara Books Limited

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Meade T (2012) Primary prevention of ischaemic cardiovascular disorders with antiplatelet agents. in Handbook of experimental pharmacology

Guideline Title 470. T. Meade. Primary prevention of ischaemic cardiovascular disorders with antiplatelet agents. Handb Exp Pharmacol 2012; (210):565-605.
Description Use of low-dose aspirin
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Citation in clinical guidelines
Description Low dose aspirin and incidence and mortality of cancer 
Organisation John Radcliffe Hospital
Department Department of Clinical Neurology
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Supplied data for overview and took part in writing papers.
Collaborator Contribution Coordination of data from several randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of aspirin.
Impact Please see Publications. 17.04.2017. This collaboration ended at least five years ago.
Start Year 2007
Description Media press releases & article for lay readership 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Interview for BBC programmes

Some increased awareness of importance of preventive measures in people at high risk who are having/recently had respiratory infections.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008