Dr Aurora Pérez-Cornago
BSc MSc PhD
Aurora Pérez-Cornago joined the Cancer Epidemiology Unit in July 2015 where she works in three major epidemiological studies: the European Prospective Investigation into Nutrition and Cancer (EPIC), the UK Biobank, and the Endogenous Hormones, Nutritional Biomarkers and Prostate Cancer Collaborative Group (EHNBPCCG). Her main interests are to examine the nutritional and biological determinants of prostate cancer.
During her PhD studies in Food, Physiology and Health at the University of Navarra (Spain), she conducted several dietary interventions in obese subjects with a focus on weight loss and psychological disorders. Subsequent to the completion of her doctorate degree, she was employed as nutritional epidemiologist in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health of the University of Navarra. She also holds two master’s degrees, one in Public Health and another in Nutrition and Metabolism.