• 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 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 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 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 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 Stefania Carobbio
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    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 RATNASEKHAR CH
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical BiochemistryVisiting Scientist The Francis Crick Institute & Research Associate UCL Institute of Neurology
    Research Summary:
    My research work is focused on the temporal compartmentalisation of metabolism that takes place during circadian cycles. Studying cyclic changes in cell’s metabolic state, which may be a fundamental driving force for biological oscillations. By usi... Read more
  • Profile picture of Ahmad Cluntun
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): University of Utah School of Medicine
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  • Profile picture of Tinh-Hai Collet
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry
  • Profile picture of Francesco Cucco
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Pathology
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  • Profile picture of Priscilla Day
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
    Research Summary:
    I am interested in understanding the role of nutrition metabolism and mitochondrial function in developmental plasticity and the predisposition to metabolic syndrome in adulthood. I am also interested in the coordination between metabolism and cell... Read more
  • Profile picture of Laura Dearden
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    I am investigating how developing in an environment of maternal obesity and gestational diabetes alters development of the hypothalamus in offspring, and how disrupted hypothalamic development underpins the changes in feeding behaviour that ultimatel... Read more
  • Profile picture of Chaitanya Dingare
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Genetics
    Research Summary:
    Department of Genetics
  • Profile picture of Denise Fernandez-Twinn
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
    Research Summary:

    Programmed changes in miRNA expression link early life nutrition to long-term health.  Specifically, my work has shown that miR-483-3p is up-regulated in adipose tissue from low birth-weight adult hu... Read more

  • Profile picture of Samuel Furse
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    I work in the Koulman group. One focus of the group is lipid biomarkers in infant metabolism. We are exploring how feeding influences the lipid profile in vivo. We also have a battery of projects focused on identifying biomarkers for conditions th... Read more
  • Profile picture of Paolo Gallipoli
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
    Research Summary:
    Cambridge Institute for Medical Research