New study’s findings overturn theory of personal risk preference as a ‘stable trait’, and show that real source of instability in risk behaviour “lurks deep in the physiology of traders and investors”.
Researchers believe the gene could be a useful therapeutic target for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a novel genetic cause of severe obesity which, although relatively rare, demonstrates for the first time that genes can reduce basal metabolic rate – how the body burns calories. Previous […]
The 2013 Foulkes Foundation Medal, which recognises outstanding early career biomedical researchers has been awarded by the Academy of Medical Sciences to Dr Akhilesh Reddy, a neuroscientist at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge. The Foulkes Foundation Medal recognises a rising star in biomedical research for making a significant impact on […]
Development of a sophisticated artificial pancreas holds potential to transform the lives of patients with Type 1 diabetes. (Source: University of Cambridge Press)