• Profile picture of Alice Adriaenssens
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
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    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
  • Profile picture of Dunja Aksentijevic
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): The Rayne Institute, BHF Centre of Research Excellence, Kings College London
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    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 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
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    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 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
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    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 David Bedford
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Mission Therapeutics Ltd
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    Interested in targeting the key pathophysiological mechanisms that underpin Cardiovascular and Metabolic diseases, to discover and develop innovative medicines for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, cardiovascular disease and NAS... Read more
  • Profile picture of Vijesh Bhute
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
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    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
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    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 Gemma Brierley
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical BiochemistryInstitute of Metabolic Science
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    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 Stefania Carobbio
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    I study allostatic mechanisms taking place in adipose tissue in response to states of obesity and morbid obesity. These states are typically associated with insulin resistance and I aim to understand how these compensatory mechanisms allow the mainte... Read more
  • Profile picture of Paola Caruso
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine
    Research Summary:
    My main interest is to investigate the role of specific miRNAs in the metabolic abnormalities identified in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare but fatal disease characterised by profound vascular abnormalities in the peripheral arteries of... Read more
  • Profile picture of Ruchi Chauhan
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences
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  • Profile picture of Zhenghao Chen
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Univerisity Medical Center Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam
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  • Profile picture of Mariya Chhatriwala
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
  • Profile picture of Anthony Coll
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    My work focuses on the molecular mechanism controlling food intake and energy expenditure. Our current understanding of the central control of appetite has relied heavily upon mouse models and I continue to combine murine genetics and whole animal ph... Read more
  • Profile picture of Miguel Constância
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research LaboratoriesDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    Research Summary:
    Epigenetics is an exciting and rapidly moving field that impacts basic biomedical research and clinical medicine. Epigenetic mechanisms such as DNA methylation, histone modifications and non-coding RNAs provide dynamic, heritable and reversible ways ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Sofia Costa
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): MRC Cancer Unit
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    I’m a Research Associate managing the metabolomics facility in Christian Frezza’s laboratory. My work consists of advising on experimental design, identification and quantification of small molecule metabolites present in different matrices (biof... Read more
  • Profile picture of Timothy M Cox
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine
    Research Summary:
    We seek to understand the molecular causation of inborn errors of metabolism and to improve their outcome – conducting therapeutic research principally in the field of lysosomal disorders – with special reference to those which affect the brain. ... Read more