Dr Cristina Menni
Cristina is a lecturer at King’s College London and head of the metabolomics research group at the DTR. Her research focuses on identifying novel molecular and dietary markers associated with age and age-related diseases, particularly cardiometabolic disorders using metabolomics in conjunction with several other “omics” datasets. More recently, she has been actively involved in COVID-19 research using data from the ZOE COVID Study App.
Cristina received a Master in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in statistics from the University of Milan-Bicocca where she specialised in statistical genetics. She joined the Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology in 2011.