Professor Jonathan Emberson
BA, MSc, PhD
Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology
- MRC Population Health Research Unit Programme Leader
- NDPH Deputy Director of Graduate Studies
- MSc in Global Health Science Module Lead: Clinical Trials and Meta-Analysis
Jonathan is Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology within the Nuffield Department of Population Health. After graduating in Mathematics in 1998, he studied statistics and epidemiology at MSc and PhD level before joining the Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU) in 2004.
His main research involves studying the causes and prevention of cardiovascular diseases through the design, conduct and analysis of large-scale observational cohort studies, randomised controlled trials, and individual-participant-data meta-analyses of both types of study. In particular, he is the UK Principal Investigator and MRC Population Health Research Unit (MRC-PHRU) Programme Leader for the Mexico City Prospective Study, a blood-based prospective cohort study of 150,000 Mexican adults followed for more than 15 years.
Human genetics uncovers
as an obesity-independent therapeutic target for diabetes
Nag A. et al, (2022), Science Advances, 8
Adiposity and NMR-measured lipid and metabolic biomarkers among 30,000 Mexican adults.
Aguilar-Ramirez D. et al, (2022), Commun Med (Lond), 2
Empagliflozin in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
EMPA-KIDNEY Collaborative Group None. et al, (2022), N Engl J Med
Educational inequalities and premature mortality: the Cuba Prospective Study.
Ross S. et al, (2022), Lancet Public Health, 7, e923 - e931
Impact of diabetes on the effects of sodium glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors on kidney outcomes: Collaborative meta-analysis of large placebo-controlled trials
HERRINGTON W. et al, (2022), The Lancet