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Associate Professor Tim Sprosen

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Tim Sprosen

BSc(Hons) DPhil

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.