Professor of Exercise and Nutritional Science
University of Bedfordshire
Professor Robert Thomas is a full time NHS Consultant Oncologist at Bedford and Addenbrooke’s Hospitals. He is also a clinical teacher at Cambridge University, a Professor of Sports and Nutritional Science at the University of Bedfordshire and author of the book ‘How to Live’. In addition, he is head of Lifestyle and Cancer Research Unit which designs and conducts government and university approved scientific studies which evaluate the impact of exercise, diet, gut health and natural therapies on long covid, cancer, other chronic diseases and exercise performance. He is currently chief investigator of the national covid vaccine nutritional intervention study and the YourPhyto study evaluating phytochemical and probiotic strategies to improve gut health and their impact on prostate cancer progression.