Co-Lead, Geroscience – Dr. Parveen Bhatti

Co Lead, Geroscience, Parveen Bhatti, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine; Distinguished Scientist, BC Cancer Research Agency

Dr. Bhatti is a Distinguished Scientist at the BC Cancer Research Agency. He is an epidemiologist whose multidisciplinary research program focuses on using molecular technologies, in the context of population-based studies, to identify novel strategies for the prevention and early detection of cancer. Dr. Bhatti is the Director of the British Columbia (BC) Generations Project, BC’s largest-ever health study that follows a cohort of nearly 30,000 BC participants who volunteer their health information and biological samples to help researchers learn more about how environment, lifestyle and molecular factors contribute to cancer and other chronic diseases throughout the adult life course.