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epidemiologist , researcher

Paul William Franks, British epidemiologist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of clinical syndrome in children that leads to young onset type 2 diabetes. Fellow, National Institutes of Health, 2003-2005. Member of European Association for the Study of Diabetes (associate).

Background

Franks, Paul William was born on January 16, 1973 in Stockport, Manchester, United Kingdom. Son of Terence and Christine Franks.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Brunel University, London, 1996. Master of Science, University Exeter, England, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 2003.

Career

Honorary genetic epidemiologist Cambridge University, since 2005. Head genetic epidemiology & clinical research group Umeå University Hospital, Sweden, since 2006. Research scientist National Institutes of Health, Pheonix, Arizona, 2003—2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of clinical syndrome in children that leads to young onset type 2 diabetes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (article) Thrifty genes in a wealthy era (Researcher award Association for the Study of Obesity, 2004). Associate editor: Review Diabetic Studies, 2006.

Membership

Member of European Association for the Study of Diabetes (associate).

Connections

Married Camilla Selberg-Franks, June 24, 2000. 1 child Phoenix Selberg-Franks.

father:
Terence Franks

mother:
Christine Franks

spouse:
Camilla Selberg-Franks

child:
Phoenix Selberg-Franks