Tim Spector

Head of Department of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology

King's College London

About Tim

Tim Spector is a Professor of Genetics and Director of the TwinsUK registry at King’s College London. His current work focuses on the microbiome and diet. He also runs the crowdfunded British Gut microbiome project and has led research into Covid-19. Having published more than 900 research articles, he is ranked in the top 1% of the world’s most cited scientists by Thomson Reuters. He is the author of four popular science books. The most recent “The Diet Myth” published in over ten languages and upcoming Spoon-Fed. He is a regular blogger, with over 7 million recent downloads. He features regularly in the media.