Raul Zamora-Ros is qualified in both nutrition and food science and also obtained a Master in Statistics and Epidemiology. He earned his doctorate from the University of Barcelona in 2008. He did his post-doc at the Catalan Institute of Oncology, at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, Lyon), and at the MRC Epidemiology Unit (University of Cambridge). He has worked as visiting scientist at IARC (2 years, 2013-15) and as a lecturer in the University of Barcelona (5 months, 2015-16), before joining his current position as a Miguel Servet researcher at the Unit of Nutrition and Cancer in March 2016.
He is interested in whether dietary factors, particularly polyphenols and polyphenol-rich foods, are causally associated with the development of chronic diseases and collaborates in large epidemiological studies, including the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study, the EPIC-InterAct study, the EPIC-CVD study, the InChianti (Invecchiare in Chianti) study, the PREDIMED (Prevencion con Dieta Mediterranea) study, the Fenland study, the MCC-Spain (multi-caso control), and the Bellvitge Colorectal Cancer Study.
He has published over 60 peer-review articles and 10 book chapters in his area.