• Profile picture of Animesh Acharjee
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Biochemistry, MRC Human Nutrition Research
    Research Summary:
    I am passionate about data science (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_science) which is making the interface between different subjects such as mathematics, computer science and statistics. I work in a highly interdisciplinary environment, mainly on ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Alice Adriaenssens
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
  • Profile picture of Neha Agrawal
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
    Research Summary:
    Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
  • Profile picture of Dunja Aksentijevic
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): The Rayne Institute, BHF Centre of Research Excellence, Kings College London
    Research Summary:
    I am an associate lecturer in Cardiovascular Division at King's BHF Centre of Research Excellence with 8 years of cardiac metabolism scientific research experience (at the University of Oxford BHF Centre of Research Excellence, Prof Stefan Neubauer'... Read more
  • Profile picture of Ana Amaral
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Welcome Trust - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
    Research Summary:
    I am interested in understanding the role of mitochondrial metabolism and signalling on oligodendrocyte precursor cells differentiation and their metabolic interactions with other cells in the central nervous system. I use 13C tracing techniques incl... Read more
  • Profile picture of Claudio Angione
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Computer Laboratory
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  • Profile picture of Margaret Ashcroft
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine
    Research Summary:
    The main goal of the Ashcroft laboratory is to understand the key cellular mechanisms involved in oxygen sensing and hypoxia signalling in mammalian cells. In particular, we have a strong interest in the hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) family of trans... Read more
  • Profile picture of Dean Ashley
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    As a PhD student in the Griffin group, I study the role of endoplasmic reticulum stress in metabolic syndromes. I currently use S. cerevisiae as a model for ER stress with the intention of looking at lipidomic and proteomic changes upon exposure to a... Read more
  • Profile picture of Apostolos Atsalakis
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
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  • Profile picture of Vian Azzu
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge University Hospitals
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  • Profile picture of Matthew Banton
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    I am a postdoctoral research associate in the laboratory of Professor Sadaf Farooqi. I am studying the roles that novel mutations have on individuals with early onset obesity. I use molecular, biochemical and microscopy techniques to functionally cha... Read more
  • Profile picture of Inês Barroso
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
    Research Summary:
    We have been using genome-wide association and sequencing approaches to identify genes with a role in obesity, type 2 diabetes and related quantitative traits, as well as rare extreme forms of these diseases. More recently, we have also focused on ex... Read more
  • Profile picture of Madhu Basetti
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): CRUK Cambridge Institute
    Research Summary:
    CRUK Cambridge Institute
  • Profile picture of Vijesh Bhute
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
    Research Summary:
    My current research involves studying hypoxia signaling in immune cells using various omics techniques in the lab of Prof. Patrick Maxwell. During my PhD in the lab of Prof. Sean Palecek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I studied how metabolis... Read more
  • Profile picture of Guillaume Bidault
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department: Institute of Metabolic Science : Research Interests: Obesity is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by adipose tissue infiltration with macrophages contributing to the metabolic and cardiovascular complications of obesity. M... Read more
  • Profile picture of Clemence Blouet
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    My work focuses on the characterization of brain nutrient-sensing circuits implicated in the regulation of energy homeostasis. This research is done through 3 main axes: 1. the characterization of molecular mechanisms implicated in brain nutrie... Read more
  • Profile picture of Soren Brage
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    Physical activity and fitness are key factors in obesity and metabolic disease, as well as in many other chronic diseases. However, these associations are still not completely clear. A major reason for this is that physical activity is difficult to m... Read more
  • Profile picture of Gemma Brierley
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical BiochemistryInstitute of Metabolic Science
    Research Summary:
    Dr Gemma Brierley completed her PhD at the University of Adelaide where she investigated the interplay between the receptors of the IGF system and how they signal outcomes relevant to cancer biology. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Commonwealth ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Kevin Brindle
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): CRUK Cambridge Institute, Department of Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    The primary aim of my laboratory is to develop clinically applicable imaging methods that can be used to detect early tumour responses to treatment. These could be used in early stage clinical trials of new drugs to get an indication of efficacy and... Read more
  • Profile picture of Sophie Buller
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories