Senior Investigator Scientist, University of Cambridge

John is a Senior Investigator Scientist with a primary interest in using human genetics to understand the biological basis of reproductive ageing and disease. His research also focuses on elucidating the link between reproductive ageing and broader health outcomes, particularly type 2 diabetes, obesity and cancers. Prior to this current appointment he was a Sir Henry Wellcome fellow, holding positions at the University of Exeter Medical School, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (University of Oxford), Department of Twin Research (Kings College London) and the Center for Statistical Genetics at the University of Michigan. John has co-authored more than seventy publications in peer reviewed journals, including 18 in Nature Genetics and 9 in Nature/Science.


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    Senior Investigator Scientist of Reproductive Ageing, University of Cambridge