MRC-HPA Centre for Environment & Health
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MRC-HPA Centre for Environment & Health is an inter-institute research centre in London, UK. The Centre is held jointly between Imperial College London and King's College London. The air pollution epidemiology group at St George's, University of London is affiliated with the Centre through King’s College London.
The Centre integrates individual-level and small-area analyses of environmental exposures and health - using advanced geographical information systems (GIS) and statistical modelling techniques, combined with experimental data, biomarker and mechanistic studies, and analyses of large population cohorts - to tackle environmental health problems of public health and scientific importance.
- The mission statement of the Centre
- "To be an international centre of excellence for research and training on the health effects of environmental pollutants and the translation of this knowledge to inform national and international policies to improve health."