Associate Professor Tim Sprosen
Associate Professor & Head of Innovation, Regulation & Knowledge Transfer
Tim Sprosen is an Associate Professor in the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford.
He studied Pharmacology at Dundee (1983-1987) and Cambridge (1987-1990).
He has spent his entire career in medical research in industry (Renal Division, Baxter Healthcare), public office (Medical Research Council Head Office) and in academia (Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester and Imperial College London). From 2004-2011, he was Chief Scientist at UK Biobank.
His main interests are in the design and execution of large-scale epidemiological studies, public participation in research, the use of health-records in research and promoting appropriate and proportionate governance of research.
Comparison of Sociodemographic and Health-Related Characteristics of UK Biobank Participants With Those of the General Population.
Fry A. et al, (2017), Am j epidemiol, 186, 1026 - 1034
UK biobank: an open access resource for identifying the causes of a wide range of complex diseases of middle and old age.
Sudlow C. et al, (2015), Plos med, 12
UK Biobank: Current status and what it means for epidemiology
Allen N. et al, (2012), Health policy and technology, 1, 123 - 126
New models for large prospective studies: is there a better way?
Manolio TA. et al, (2012), Am j epidemiol, 175, 859 - 866
Quality, quantity and harmony: the DataSHaPER approach to integrating data across bioclinical studies.
Fortier I. et al, (2010), Int j epidemiol, 39, 1383 - 1393