Dexter Canoy is Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health at Newcastle University. His research interests include investigating determinants of population health and cardiovascular disease using large-scale biomedical data as discovery tools. He explores questions relating to healthy ageing, women’s health, and health inequalities. He contributes to several research collaborations involving the application of artificial intelligence to characterise the dynamics of multimorbidity and polypharmacy in the AI-Multiply and analyse eye images for understanding ageing of the brain and development of neurodegenerative disease (OCTAHEDRON). He is also involved in a global consortium pooling individual patient-level data to investigating stratified effects of antihypertensive drugs (BPLTTC).
Dexter has degrees in medicine (University of the Philippines) and epidemiology (University of Cambridge) and has conducted research involving several large prospective cohort studies (EPIC-Norfolk, Northern Finland Birth Cohort Studies, and the Million Women Study). He is Specialty Co-Editor for the Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention section of the Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine journal.