Research interests
Maintenance of health in later life and the causes and prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer and osteoporosis with a focus on nutrition and hormones. She is a principal investigator in the European Prospective Investigation in Cancer in Norfolk, part of a ten country half million participant research collaboration

Awards and prizes
Bisset Hawkins Trust Medal, Royal College of Physicians UK 2001
British Nutrition Foundation Medal 2007
NIHR Senior Investigator Award 2009-2013