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Professor Bruce Neal

The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney (Australia)

Dr Bruce Neal Bruce Neal is Professor of Medicine at UNSW Sydney, Executive Director of The George Institute Australia and Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at Imperial College London. Bruce completed his medical training at Bristol University in the UK in 1990 and worked four years in clinical posts. Prior to taking up his position at the Institute in 1999 he trained in epidemiology at the Clinical Trials Research Unit in Auckland, where he completed his PhD in Medicine. Bruce has research expertise in the management of high blood pressure and diabetes and has played lead roles in multiple large-scale clinical trials, most recently of SGLT2 inhibition. He also has a longstanding interest in the environmental determinants of chronic disease and the potential for changes in the food supply to deliver large, cost-effective and equitable health gains. He has particular expertise is in the field of salt reduction.

SSaSS: Salt Substitute and Stroke Study into the effect of salt substitutes on cardiovascular events and death

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Public Health

Session: Hot Line - SSaSS


Discussant review - Salt substitution and community-wide reductions in blood pressure and hypertension incidence

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Prevention

Session: Hot Line Session 3


Lifestyle interventions don’t work for most people with hypertension - CON

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome

Session: Controversies in hypertension management


Impact of dose and duration of dietary salt reduction on blood pressure levels: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Lifestyle Modification

Session: Hypertension risk factors and life style


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