Lecturer in Public Health, University of Stirling

Biological Ageing

Biological Ageing

How our bodies actually age

My research has been featured in:

The Conversation

Lust for life: breaking the 120-year barrier in human ageing

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Slate

Does Drinking Soda Really Age Your Cells?

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The 'Real' Stuff

 

Gardner M, Bann, D, Wiley et al (51 authors).

2014

Gender and telomere length. Systematic review and meta-analysis

Experimental Gerontology

51: 15-27

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Robertson T, Batty GD, Der G, Fenton C, Shiels PG, Benzeval M.

2013

Is socioeconomic status associated with biological aging, as measured by telomere length?

Epidemiologic Reviews

35(1): 98-111

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Robertson T, Batty GD, Der G, Fenton G, Shiels PG, Benzeval M.

2013

Is socioeconomic status associated with biological aging, as measured by telomere length? Systematic Review Protocol

Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK

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Phillips AC, Robertson T, Carroll D, Der G, Shiels P, McGlynn L, Benzeval M. 

2013

Symptoms of depression predict telomere length, but only in younger adults:  Evidence from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study

Psychosomatic Medicine

75(3):288-296

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Robertson T, Batty GD, Der G, Green MJ, McGlynn LM, McIntyre A, Shiels PG, Benzeval M.

2012

Is telomere length socially patterned? Evidence from the West of
Scotland Twenty-07 Study

PLOS ONE

7:e41805

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Der G, Batty GD, Benzeval M, Deary IJ, Green MJ, McGlynn L, McIntyre A, Robertson T, Shiels PG.

2012

Is telomere length a biomarker for aging: cross-sectional evidence from the West of Scotland?

PLOS ONE

7:e45166

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Maxwell F, McGlynn LM, Muir HC, Talwar D, Benzeval M, Robertson T, Roxburgh CS, McMillan DC, Horgan PG, Shiels PG.

2011

Telomere attrition and decreased Fetuin A levels indicate accelerated biological ageing and are implicated in the pathogenesis of Colorectal Cancer

Clinical Cancer Research

17:5573-81

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