Mr Duncan Nekeman

 

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Contact details

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Health & Population Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

PhD title: Quality of life in newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients

Supervisors: Prof. Maurice Zeegers, Prof. Lucinda Billingham

Duncan Nekeman is interested in the quality of life of newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients and how it relates to a number of factors, e.g. demographic charateristics, treatment characteristics, recurrence, progression, survival.

Qualifications

  • MSc in Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 2010
  • BSc in Biomedical Technology, Zuyd University, 2009

Biography

During his undergraduate degree Duncan soon found out that research was what he was interested in and therefore decided to do a MSc degree in Epidemiology. During this degree Duncan did a placement at the University of Birmingham where he felt right at home doing research into the genetics of prostate cancer. After this he took up his current post as a PhD student looking into the quality of life in newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients within the BCPP project

Research

Duncan is a member of the unit of Urologic and Genetic Epidemiology and is also associated with the MRC Midlands Hub for Trials Methodology Research.Duncan is a member of the unit of Urologic and Genetic Epidemiology and is also associated with the MRC Midlands Hub for Trials Methodology Research.

Other activities

Duncan’s hobbies include sports, films, and problem solving.

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