Role: Group leader
Department: MRC Epidemiology Unit
School: Clinical Medicine
Organisation: University of Cambridge
Nigel Unwin leads the MRC Epidemiology Unit’sinitiatives, and is also visiting Professor of Population Health Sciences at the , Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies.
Nigel is a public health physician, with track record in studying the burden, prevention and control of chronic non-communicable diseases, especially diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Much of this work has been in low and middle income country settings.