Organization profile

Organisation profile

Farr Aberdeen is part of Farr Scotland.  Through Farr Aberdeen the University of Aberdeen is delivering research on the two primary research themes of Farr:

  1. Health Illness and Society Through Time (HISTT)and
  2. Studying Interventions.


The Farr Institute is a UK-wide research collaboration involving 21 academic institutions and health partners in England, Scotland and Wales. Publically funded by a consortium of ten organisations led by the Medical Research Council, the Institute is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge research using ‘big data’ to advance the health and care of patients and the public.

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    Research Output

    A mega-analysis of expression quantitative trait loci in retinal tissue

    Strunz, T., Kiel, C., Grassmann, F., Ratnapriya, R., Kwicklis, M., Karlstetter, M., Fauser, S., Arend, N., Swaroop, A., Langmann, T., Wolf, A. & Weber, B. H. F., 1 Sep 2020, In : PLoS Genetics. 16, 9, p. e1008934 18 p., e1008934.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • A portrait of the immune response to proliferative kidney disease (PKD) in rainbow trout

    Bailey, C., Holland, J. W., Secombes, C. J. & Tafalla, C., 31 May 2020, In : Parasite Immunology. 42, 8, 13 p., e12730.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
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    Association between breast cancer risk and disease aggressiveness: Characterizing underlying gene expression patterns

    Ugalde-Morales, E., Grassmann, F., Humphreys, K., Li, J., Eriksson, M., Tobin, N. P., Borg, Å., Vallon-Christersson, J., Hall, P. & Czene, K., 5 Sep 2020, In : International Journal of Cancer. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Datasets

    Total skin self-examination at home for people treated for cutaneous melanoma

    Murchie, P. (Creator), Hall, S. J. (Creator) & Wilde, K. (Data Manager), University of Aberdeen, 13 Nov 2015


    Parkinsonism Incidence in North East Scotland (PINE) study database

    Counsell, C. (Owner), Wilde, K. (Creator) & Ritchie, D. M. (Data Manager), University of Aberdeen, 1 Apr 2009


    Press / Media


    Improved public health through the impact of research underpinning the introduction of Smokefree Legislation in Scotland

    Anne Ludbrook (Coordinator), Edwin Van Teijlingen (Coordinator) & Sheona Anne Bird (Coordinator)


    Influencing national and international breastfeeding care through the generation of high quality evidence

    Pat Hoddinott (Coordinator), David John Godden (Coordinator), Rosemary Jane Britten (Coordinator), Jill Ann Mollison (Coordinator), Amanda Lee (Coordinator), Gordon Prescott (Coordinator) & Anne Ludbrook (Coordinator)