Title / Affiliation
Professor, Deputy Director, Lund University Diabetes Center, Sweden
Title of PDM2021 Presentation
The Precision Medicine in Diabetes Initiative - Vision and Future Direction
Franks is a professor in genetic epidemiology and deputy director at Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden, and an adjunct professor at Harvard School of Public Health. Franks trained in epidemiology, biostatistics and genetics at the University of Cambridge. He co-leads the ADA/EASD PMDI and is Vice President Elect of the Nordic Society of Human Genetics and Precision Medicine. He has published >400 papers, cited ~100,000 times, many relating to precision prevention of diabetes.