Professor Gabriella Conti awarded for outstanding scientific contribution

3 July 2019

Congratulations to Professor Gabriella Conti, Co-Investigator of the National Child Development Study, on receiving the Nick Hales Award from The International Society for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD).

This award, in memory of the late Professor Nick Hales, is for a young and emerging investigator who is a DOHaD member and has made an outstanding scientific contribution to the DOHaD field.

Professor Conti is also an Associate Professor in the UCL Department of Economics and Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Her research areas of interest are health economics, the economics of human development, and biology and economics. Professor Conti’s research draws on both the biomedical and the social sciences with the aim of understanding the developmental origins of health inequalities, and the behavioural and biological pathways through which early life shocks and policies impact wellbeing throughout the life course.

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