Lynne Cox

Biogerontologist, Principal Investigator Lab of Ageing and Cell Senescence

University of Oxford

About Lynne

Lynne Cox is a biogerontologist at the University of Oxford. Her lab focuses on understanding the basic molecular mechanisms underlying ageing, with the aim of developing therapeutics to improve later life health and resilience.

She holds an MA and PhD from the University of Cambridge, and as a post-doctoral scientist in Dundee, helped develop initial IP for the spin-out Cyclacel. She is a fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, a Trustee of the British Society for Research on Ageing, Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, co-founder of the Oxford Ageing Network, and strategic board member for the Ageing Research Collaborative Hub in Oxford. In 2015, she received the US Glenn Foundation award for research into the biological mechanisms of ageing. She serves on the strategic advisory board of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Longevity.