Professor Nic Timpson
Principal Investigator (PI) and WP5 Leader
During his time as a post doctoral researcher to the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Nic became involved in the first wave of genome wide association studies (GWAS) through the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium (type 2 diabetes (T2D) analysis team) and the initiation of a collection of collaborative consortia which continue to operate today. Nic is currently a Wellcome Trust Investigator (dissecting the routes between altered body composition/BMI and health outcomes), is the PI of ALSPAC and has work package/programme leadership roles in the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit, the CRUK Integrative Cancer Epidemiology Programme and the NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre. He will lead work package 5 in LongITools.