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Rory Collins FMed Sci FRCP

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Co-Director of the University of Oxford's Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU)
Establishment of large-scale epidemiological studies of the causes, prevention and treatment of heart attacks, other vascular disease, and cancer

Divisional Research Themes

  • Bioinformatics and Statistics
  • Cardiovascular Science
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Genetics and Genomics

Cardiovascular subthemes

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Contact address Clinical Trial Service Unit, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
Department Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
College Green Templeton College
Rory Collins

Prof Rory Collins

Rory's work has been in the establishment of large-scale epidemiological studies of the causes, prevention and treatment of heart attacks, other vascular disease, and cancer, while also being closely involved in developing approaches to the combination of results from related studies ("meta-analyses").

Biography

In 1985 Rory became co-director, with Professor Sir Richard Peto, of the University of Oxford's Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU). In 1996 he was appointed Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Oxford, supported by the British Heart Foundation. Since September 2005, he has also been acting as the Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of the UK Biobank prospective study of 0.5M British men and women aged 40-69.