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.
Changes in the diagnosis and management of diabetes in Mexico City between 1998-2004 and 2015-19
Aguilar-Ramirez D. et al, (2021), Diabetes Care
Azithromycin in Hospitalised Patients with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial
Horby PW. et al, (2020)
Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19: Balancing contrasting claims
Horby PW. and Emberson JR., (2020), European Journal of Internal Medicine
Alcohol consumption and cause-specific mortality in Cuba: prospective study of 120 623 adults
Rojas NA. et al, (2020), EClinicalMedicine
Conventional and Genetic Evidence on the Association between Adiposity and CKD.
Zhu P. et al, (2020), J Am Soc Nephrol