Current work and interests
Camille is a PhD student on a Cambridge Trust Scholarship, supervised by Prof. Nicholas Wareham, Prof. Nita Forouhi, and Dr Albert Koulman. Her project will explore how established and novel biomarkers can be used in combination with self-report instruments to assess diet and nutrition in African studies and the association with metabolic outcomes. She will specifically be investigating the relationship between fatty acids, vitamins and diabetes in a Cameroonian population.
Background and experience
Camille completed a medical degree at Université des Montagnes, before pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Yaoundé 1 in Cameroon. Her thesis focused on the prevention of cardiovascular complications of diabetes through research on determinants of dyslipidaemia in obese individuals and patients with type 2 diabetes. She is a scholar of the Global Clinical Research Training Programme (GCSRT 2018) from Harvard Medical School. Prior to joining the MRC Epidemiology Unit, Camille spent time as a junior physician, at the Yaoundé Central Hospital in Cameroon. She also worked as a research associate for the Health of Population in Transition (HoPiT) research group on the Cameroon National Diabetes and Hypertension Programme funded by the World Diabetes Foundation.
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