Tim Spector

Tim Spector

Tim Spector

Tim Spector is a Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Founder of TwinsUK. He has demonstrated the genetic basis of a wide range of common diseases, previously thought to be mainly due to ageing and environment. He has published over 600 research articles in prestigious journals including Science and Nature and is currently at the forefront of research in Epigenetics – a new exciting research area into how genes can be altered. He is the author of several books for the scientific and public communities, most recently “Identically Different, why you can change your genes”, and he also presents regularly in the media.