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Jennifer Tranter

Research Assistant, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Jenny graduated from Salford University, Manchester in 2001 with a BSc (Hons) Podiatry and going on to complete an MSc in Health and Social Care Research in 2008. She completed a research internship at the Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds in 2006, where she worked as part of FASTER (The Foot and Ankle Studies Team) studying the prevalence of foot pathology and symptoms in Hypermobility Syndrome. Before coming to the University of Nottingham as a Research Assistant, Jenny was a Senior Lecturer in Podiatry at the University of Huddersfield where her teaching responsibilities involved research methods, clinical practice, and module leader for the MSc module in The Foot and Ankle in Rheumatology.

Jenny currently works within the Division of Primary Care as a research assistant, in which current research involves translating genetics into non-specialist settings and with focus on improving diagnosis of genetically linked diseases (i.e. familial hypercholesterolemia, cardiovascular disease, cancers) in primary care.

Jenny is a member of the Primary Care Stratified Medicine (PriSM) research group.

Expertise Summary

Keywords:

Health service research, Familial Hypercholesterolaemia, cardiovascular disease

Research Summary

I am currently involved in the following research topics: Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (Cochrane systematic review, Enhanced identification of FH in Primary Care, development of case identification… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

I am currently involved in the following research topics: Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (Cochrane systematic review, Enhanced identification of FH in Primary Care, development of case identification tool (FAMCAT) in primary care)

Past Research

My past research involves enhancing identification of familial hypercholesterolaemia in primary care

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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