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Rory Collins

Rory Collins

Sir Rory Collins FMedSci FRS

Fellow


Elected: 2015

Biography

Rory Collins created and led large studies that transformed statins from esoteric drugs for familial hypercholesterolaemia into safe, widely-used generics that annually prevent millions of heart attacks and ischaemic strokes. His large placebo-controlled trials and worldwide Cholesterol Treatment Trialists’ meta-analyses confirmed heart attack reduction, discovered stroke reduction, and demonstrated safety and efficacy in many different types of patient.

Professional positions

Nuffield Professor of Population Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

Interest and expertise

Subject groups

  • Health and human sciences
    • Clinical epidemiology, Medical statistics and demography, Medicine, clinical studies
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