Group Leader: Prof Mark McCarthy
The University of Oxford is a leading academic institution, at the forefront of scientific research, and consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities. In the recent UK research assessment exercise, Oxford was ranked top in the UK for overall quality of submissions in Clinical Medicine. Within Biological Sciences, Oxford produced the largest volume of world leading and internationally excellent research. Oxford is also one of the world’s leading centres for the application of advanced statistical and computational approaches to human genetic and genomic data, expertise which is central to this proposal. The project activity for University of Oxford is based in the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism and the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics.