Martin Tobin

PhD (Leicester), MBChB

Director, Leicester Precision Medicine Institute

Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Public HealthMartin Tobin JPG 2

Genetic Epidemiology Research Group

Department of Health Sciences
University of Leicester
Centre for Medicine, University Road
Leicester, LE1 7RH

Tel: +44 (0)116 229 7270


Research Interests

Investigation of the genetic determinants of common complex diseases and traits, including:

      • precision medicine
      • genome-wide studies of common and rare sequence variation
      • influence of copy number variation
      • lung function and respiratory disease
      • smoking cessation
      • cardiovascular disease and traits, particularly blood pressure
      • genomics in drug discovery, drug repositioning and stratified medicine
      • development and utilisation of new methods for the above studies.

Selected Media

Professional Activities

  • Honorary Consultant in Public Health
  • Academic Trainer in Public Health, East Midlands School of Public Health

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