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Associate Professor Ben Lacey

Associate Professor Ben Lacey, Epidemiology Team Lead UK Biobank

Ben Lacey is an epidemiologist and public health physician at the University of Oxford, where he leads the UK Biobank Epidemiology Group. His research interests are in large-scale observational epidemiology, population health metrics, and health inequalities. He qualified in medicine from the University of Edinburgh, and received an MSc in Global Health Science and a DPhil in Epidemiology from the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, an Honorary Consultant Physician in Public Health at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, and a Member of the Common Room at Green Templeton College, Oxford.

15 million

Samples of blood, urine and saliva were collected from UK Biobank participants - enough to fill 91 bath tubs!

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