UKCO Hot Topics Faculty 2021

Professor Alex Blakemore

Alex Blakemore

Brunel University

Professor Alex Blakemore leads the Department of Life Sciences at Brunel University London and is Professor of Human Genomics there. Alex has over 100 peer-reviewed publications to date, and she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. Alex leads a clinical trial with over 2,000 participants, exploring both rare and common genetic factors underlying extreme adult obesity, including how they affect response to therapeutic intervention - as well as associated psychological aspects of the disease. She is very active on Twitter, and you can also find her on Linkedin, GoogleScholar and Researchgate.

Join Professor Alex Blakemore at these UKCO Hot Topics Sessions

Date / Time Session Role

Session 2: The cost implications of recognising obesity as a disease to the NHS and the wider economy