I lead the data management team for Born in Bradford, who are responsible for developing our data capture systems, managing our secure data sharing processes, tracking activity in our research biobank, and developing research analytics capability. I work on the Better Start Bradford programme, within which we are harmonising and linking data from organisations across the district to evaluate in real time the impact of 20 public health interventions. I also work on the Connected Yorkshire programme, which is linking data from across primary and secondary care, and community and social care, to evaluate and improve patient pathways in a variety of clinical areas.

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West J, Kelly B, Collings P, Santorelli G, Mason D, Wright J, (2018). Is small size at birth associated with early childhood morbidity in White British and Pakistani origin UK children aged 0-3?. BMC Pediatrics , 18(1), DOI: 10.1186/s12887-018-0987-0,
Cheng-Jian Xu, PhD, Cilla Söderhäll, PhD, Mariona Bustamante, PhD, Nour Baïz, PhD, Olena Gruzieva, PhD, Ulrike Gehring, PhD, Dan Mason, PhD, Leda Chatzi, MD, Mikel Basterrechea, MD, Sabrina Llop, PhD, Maties Torrent, PhD, Francesco Forastiere, PhD, Prof Maria Pia Fantini, MD, Prof Karin C Lødrup Carlsen, MD, Prof Tari Haahtela, MD, Andréanne Morin, PhD, Marjan Kerkhof, PhD, Simon Kebede Merid, MSc, Bianca van Rijkom, BSc, Soesma A Jankipersadsing, MSc, Marc Jan Bonder, PhD, Stephane Ballereau, PhD, Cornelis J Vermeulen, PhD, Raul Aguirre-Gamboa, MSc, Johan C de Jongste, MD, Henriette A Smit, PhD, Ashish Kumar, MSc, Prof Göran Pershagen, PhD, Prof Stefano Guerra, MD, Judith Garcia-Aymerich, PhD, Dario Greco, PhD, Lovisa Reinius, PhD, Rosemary R C McEachan, PhD, Raf Azad, FRCP, Vegard Hovland, PhD, Petter Mowinckel, MSc, Harri Alenius, PhD, Nanna Fyhrquist, PhD, Nathanaël Lemonnier, PhD, Johann Pellet, MSc, Charles Auffray, PhD the BIOS Consortium, Pieter van der Vlies, BSc, Cleo C van Diemen, PhD, Yang Li, PhD, Prof Cisca Wijmenga, PhD, Prof Mihai G Netea, PhD, Prof Miriam F Moffatt, PhD, Prof William O C M Cookson, PhD, Prof Josep M Anto, PhD, Prof Jean Bousquet, MD, Prof Tiina Laatikainen, PhD, Prof Catherine Laprise, PhD, Prof Kai-Håkon Carlsen, MD, Davide Gori, MD, Daniela Porta, MSc, Carmen Iñiguez, PhD, Jose Ramon Bilbao, PhD, Manolis Kogevinas, PhD, John Wright, FRCP, Prof Bert Brunekreef, PhD, Prof Juha Kere, PhD, Martijn C Nawijn, PhD, Prof Isabella Annesi-Maesano, PhD, Prof Jordi Sunyer, PhD, Erik Melén, PhD†, Prof Gerard H Koppelman, PhD, (2018). DNA methylation in childhood asthma: an epigenome-wide meta-analysis. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30052-3,
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West J.; Kelly B.; Collings P.J.; Santorelli G.; Mason D.; Wright J., (2018). Is small size at birth associated with early childhood morbidity in white British and Pakistani origin UK children aged 0-3? Findings from the born in Bradford cohort study. BMC Pediatrics, 18(1), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-0987-0,
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Léa Maitre, Jeroen de Bont, Maribel Casas,Oliver Robinson, Gunn Marit Aasvang, Lydiane Agier, Sandra Andrušaitytė, Ferran Ballester, Xavier Basagaña, Eva Borràs, Céline Brochot, Mariona Bustamante, Angel Carracedo, Montserrat de Castro, Audrius Dedele, David Donaire-Gonzalez, Xavier Estivill, Jorunn Evandt, Serena Fossati, Lise Giorgis-Allemand, Juan R Gonzalez, Berit Granum, Regina Grazuleviciene, Kristine Bjerve Gützkow, Line Småstuen Haug, Carles Hernandez-Ferrer, Barbara Heude,Jesus Ibarluzea, Jordi Julvez, J Marianna Karachaliou, Hector C Keun, Norun Hjertager Krog, Chung-Ho E Lau, Vasiliki Leventakou, Sarah Lyon-Caen, Cyntia Manzano, Dan Mason, Rosemary McEachan, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Inga Petraviciene, Joane Quentin, Theano Roumeliotaki, Eduard Sabido, Pierre-Jean Saulnier, Alexandros P Siskos, Valérie Siroux, Jordi Sunyer, Ibon Tamayo, Jose Urquiza, Marina Vafeiadi, Diana van Gent, Marta Vives, Dagmar Waiblinger, Charline Warembourg, Leda Chatzi, Muireann Coen, Peter van den Hazel, Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, Rémy Slama, Cathrine Thomsen, John Wright, Martine Vrijheid, (2018). Human Early Life Exposome (HELIX) study: a European population-based exposome cohort. BMJ Open DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-02131,
Kelly B, Williams S, Collins S, Mushtaq F, Mon-Williams M, Wright B, Mason D, Wright J, (2017). The association between socioeconomic status and autism diagnosis in the United Kingdom for children aged 5–8 years of age: Findings from the Born in Bradford cohort.. Autism DOI: 10.1177/1362361317733182, PMID: 29113453 ,
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Vagheesh M. Narasimhan, Raheleh Rahbari, Aylwyn Scally, Arthur Wuster, Dan Mason, Yali Xue, John Wright, Richard C. Trembath, Eamonn R. Maher, David A. van Heel, Adam Auton, Matthew E. Hurles, Chris Tyler-Smith & Richard Durbin, (2017). Estimating the human mutation rate from autozygous segments reveals population differences in human mutational processes. Nature Communications, 8(1), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00323-y, PMID: 28827725,
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Chrissy Bishop, Neil Small, Dan Mason, Peter Corry, John Wright, Roger C Parslow, Alan H Bittles, Eamonn Sheridan, (2017). Improving case ascertainment of congenital anomalies: findings from a prospective birth cohort with detailed primary care record linkage. BMJ Paediatrics open, 1(e000171), DOI: 10.1136/bmjpo-2017-000171,
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Laura Lamming, Sally Pearsa, Dan Mason, Katie Morton, Maaike Bijker, Stephen Sutton, Wendy Hardeman, on behalf of the VBI Programme Team, (2017). What do we know about brief interventions for physical activity that could be delivered in primary care consultations? A systematic review of reviews. Preventive Medicine 152-163. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.02.017, PMID: 28232098,
Kelly, Brian; Williams, Stefan; Collins, Sylvie; Mushtaq, Faisal; Mon-Williams, Mark; Wright, Barry; Mason, Dan; Wright, John, (2017). The association between socioeconomic status and autism diagnosis in the United Kingdom for children aged 5-8 years of age: Findings from the Born in Bradford cohort.. Autism DOI: 10.1177/1362361317733182, PMID: 29113453,
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Lamming L; Pears S; Mason D; Morton K; Bijker M; Sutton S; Hardeman W; VBI Programme Team, (2017). What do we know about brief interventions for physical activity that could be delivered in primary care consultations? A systematic review of reviews.. Preventive medicine 152-163. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.02.017, PMID: 28232098,
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Prady SL, Pickett KE, Croudace T, Mason D, Petherick ES, McEachan RR, Gilbody S, Wright J., (2016). Maternal psychological distress in primary care and association with child behavioural outcomes at age three.. European child and adolescent psychiatry, 25(6), 601-13. DOI: 10.1007/s00787-015-0777-2, PMID: 26415597,
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Prady SL, Pickett KE, Petherick ES, Gilbody S, Croudace T, Mason D, Sheldon TA, Wright J., (2016). Evaluation of ethnic disparities in detection of depression and anxiety in primary care during the maternal period: combined analysis of routine and cohort data.. The British journal of psychiatry, 208(5), 453-61. DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.158832., PMID: 26795424,
Kelly B, Mason D, Petherick E, Wright J, Mohammed MA, Bates C., (2016). Maternal health inequalities and GP provision: investigating variation in consultation rates for women in the Born in Bradford cohort.. Journal of public health DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdw064, PMID: 27412173,
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Dickerson J, Bird PK, McEachan RRC, Pickett KE, Waiblinger D, Uphoff E, Mason D, Bryant M, Bywater T, Bowyer-Crane C, Sahota P, Small N, Howell M, Thornton G, Astin M, Lawlor DA, Wright J, (2016). Born in Bradford’s Better Start: an experimental birth cohort study to evaluate the impact of early life interventions. BMC Public Health DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3318-0,
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Monica Noselli, Dan Mason, Mohammed A. Mohammed and Roy A. Ruddle, (2016). MonAT: a VisualWeb-based Tool to Profile Health Data Quality. Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, 5(HEALTHINF), 26-34. DOI: 10.5220/0006114200260034,
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Stephanie L. Prady, Kate E. Pickett, Simon Gilbody, Emily S. Petherick, Dan Mason, Trevor A. Sheldon and John Wright, (2016). Variation and ethnic inequalities in treatment of common mental disorders before, during and after pregnancy: combined analysis of routine and research data in the Born in Bradford cohort.. BMC Psychiatry, 16(99), DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-0805-x, PMID: 27071711,
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Dr Amand F Schmidt, PhD, Daniel I Swerdlow, PhD, Michael V Holmes, PhD, Riyaz S Patel, MD, Zammy Fairhurst-Hunter, MSc, Donald M Lyall, PhD, Fernando Pires Hartwig, MSc, Prof Bernardo Lessa Horta, PhD, Prof Elina Hyppönen, PhD, Prof Christine Power, PhD, Max Moldovan, PhD, Erik van Iperen, MSc, Prof G Kees Hovingh, PhD, Ilja Demuth, PhD, Kristina Norman, PhD, Prof Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, MD, Juri Demuth, PhD, Prof Lars Bertram, MD, Tian Liu, PhD, Stefan Coassin, PhD, Prof Johann Willeit, PhD, Stefan Kiechl, MD, Karin Willeit, MD, Dan Mason, PhD, Prof John Wright, FRCP, Prof Richard Morris, PhD, Prof Goya Wanamethee, PhD, Prof Peter Whincup, FRCP, Prof Yoav Ben-Shlomo, PhD, Stela McLachlan, PhD, Prof Jackie F Price, MD, Prof Mika Kivimaki, PhD, Catherine Welch, PhD, Adelaida Sanchez-Galvez, PhD, Pedro Marques-Vidal, PhD, Andrew Nicolaides, PhD, Andrie G Panayiotou, PhD, N Charlotte Onland-Moret, PhD, Prof Yvonne T van der Schouw, PhD, Giuseppe Matullo, PhD, Giovanni Fiorito, PhD, Simonetta Guarrera, MSc, Carlotta Sacerdote, PhD, Prof Nicholas J Wareham, PhD, Claudia Langenberg, PhD, Robert Scott, PhD, Jian'an Luan, PhD, Prof Martin Bobak, PhD, Prof Sofia Malyutina, PhD, Andrzej Pająk, PhD, Ruzena Kubinova, PhD, Prof Abdonas Tamosiunas, PhD, Hynek Pikhart, PhD, Lise Lotte Nystrup Husemoen, PhD, Niels Grarup, PhD, Oluf Pedersen, PhD, Torben Hansen, PhD, Prof Allan Linneberg, PhD, Kenneth Starup Simonsen, PhD, Jackie Cooper, MSc, Prof Steve E Humphries, PhD, Murray Brilliant, PhD, Terrie Kitchner, CCRP, Hakon Hakonarson, PhD, David S Carrell, PhD, Catherine A McCarty, PhD, H Lester Kirchner, PhD, Eric B Larson, MD, David R Crosslin, PhD, Prof Mariza de Andrade, PhD, Prof Dan M Roden, MD, Joshua C Denny, MD, Cara Carty, PhD, Stephen Hancock, MSciStud, John Attia, PhD, Elizabeth Holliday, PhD, Martin O'Donnell, PhD, Prof Salim Yusuf, DPhil, Michael Chong, MSc, Prof Guillaume Pare, MD, Prof Pim van der Harst, PhD, M Abdullah Said, BSc, Ruben N Eppinga, PhD, Niek Verweij, PhD, Prof Harold Snieder, PhD for the LifeLines Cohort study group, Tim Christen, MSc, Dennis O Mook-Kanamori, PhD, Stefan Gustafsson, PhD, Prof Lars Lind, PhD, Prof Erik Ingelsson, PhD, Raha Pazoki, PhD, Oscar Franco, PhD, Prof Albert Hofman, PhD, Andre Uitterlinden, PhD, Abbas Dehghan, PhD, Alexander Teumer, PhD, Sebastian Baumeister, PhD, Prof Marcus Dörr, MD, Prof Markus M Lerch, MD, Prof Uwe Völker, PhD, Prof Henry Völzke, MD, Joey Ward, PhD, Jill P Pell, PhD, Daniel J Smith, PhD, Tom Meade, FRS, Prof Anke H Maitland-van der Zee, PhD, Ekaterina V Baranova, MSc, Robin Young, PhD, Ian Ford, PhD, Archie Campbell, MA, Prof Sandosh Padmanabhan, PhD, Prof Michiel L Bots, MD, Prof Diederick E Grobbee, PhD, Prof Philippe Froguel, PhD, Dorothée Thuillier, MSc, Beverley Balkau, PhD, Amélie Bonnefond, PhD, Prof Bertrand Cariou, MD, Melissa Smart, PhD, Yanchun Bao, PhD, Prof Meena Kumari, PhD, Anubha Mahajan, PhD, Prof Paul M Ridker, MD, Daniel I Chasman, PhD, Alex P Reiner, MD, Prof Leslie A Lange, PhD, Marylyn D Ritchie, PhD, Prof Folkert W Asselbergs, MD, Prof Juan-Pablo Casas, PhD, Brendan J Keating, PhD‡, David Preiss, MD, Prof Aroon D Hingorani, PhD, UCLEB consortium, Prof Naveed Sattar, FMedSci, (2016). PCSK9 genetic variants and risk of type 2 diabetes: a mendelian randomisation study. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 5(2), 97-105. DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(16)30396-5, PMID: 27908689,
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Vagheesh M. Narasimhan, Karen A. Hunt, Dan Mason, Christopher L. Baker, Konrad J. Karczewski, Michael R. Barnes, Anthony H. Barnett, Chris Bates, Srikanth Bellary, Nicholas A. Bockett, Kristina Giorda, Christopher J. Griffiths, Harry Hemingway, Zhilong Jia, M. Ann Kelly, Hajrah A. Khawaja, Monkol Lek, Shane McCarthy, Rosie McEachan, Anne O’Donnell-Luria, Kenneth Paigen, Constantinos A. Parisinos, Eamonn Sheridan, Laura Southgate, Louise Tee, Mark Thomas, Yali Xue, Michael SchnallLevin, Petko M. Petkov, Chris Tyler-Smith, Eamonn R. Maher, Richard C. Trembath, Daniel G. MacArthur, John Wright, Richard Durbin, David A. van Heel, (2016). Health and population effects of rare gene knockouts in adult humans with related parents. Science, 352(6284), DOI: 10.1126/science.aac8624, PMID: 26940866,
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Dickerson, Josie; Bird, Philippa K; McEachan, Rosemary R C; Pickett, Kate E; Waiblinger, Dagmar; Uphoff, Eleonora; Mason, Dan; Bryant, Maria; Bywater, Tracey; Bowyer-Crane, Claudine; Sahota, Pinki; Small, Neil; Howell, Michaela; Thornton, Gill; Astin, Melanie; Lawlor, Debbie A; Wright, John, (2016). Born in Bradford’s Better Start: an experimental birth cohort study to evaluate the impact of early life interventions.. BMC public health 711. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3318-0, PMID: 27488369,