• Profile picture of Alice Adriaenssens
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Rula Bany Bakar
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • 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 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 Sophie Buller
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Mark Campbell
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Scientific and Operational Excellence Manager My primary focus is on the scientific and operational management of our murine metabolic and/or cardio metabolic phenotyping programmes. This involves the ongoing assessment and optimisation of th... Read more
  • Profile picture of Anthony Coll
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    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 Tinh-Hai Collet
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry
  • Profile picture of Eloise Cross
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Tamana Darwish
    Role: Assistant Staff
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry
  • Profile picture of Ana Rita Dias
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    BBSRC-DTP PhD programme / Cambridge Trust European Scholarship My research interests focus on glycerophospholipid biosynthesis and remodelling in the context of obesity and related metabolic complications such as ... Read more
  • Profile picture of I. Sadaf Farooqi
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    The long term goal of our research is to understand the molecular and physiological pathways involved in the regulation of human appetite and body weight. To this end, we use a number of complementary genetic strategies to study over 5,500 patients w... Read more
  • Profile picture of Daniel Fazakerley
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    The Fazakerley group is interested in understanding the molecular details of insulin-stimulated glucose transport, and how this process breaks down in disease. One of the ways in which insulin lowers blood glucose is through stimulating gluco... Read more
  • Profile picture of Denise Fernandez-Twinn
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    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 humans and pre-diabetic adult rats exposed to sub-op... Read more
  • Profile picture of Fiona Gribble
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Hormones from the gut are central to the control of appetite and insulin release. Drugs based on the gut hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) have proved highly successful for treating type 2 diabetes, and also suppress food intake. In collaborati... Read more
  • Profile picture of Ed Harding
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Abigail Kerridge
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Sara Kohnke
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Albert Koulman
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Epidemiology Unit, MRC Human Nutrition Research
    Research Summary:
    My main research focus involves developing cutting-edge analytical methods to measure specific metabolites and nutrients, and using these methods to facilitate the further understanding of our metabolism and of the role of metabolism in disease. The ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Katherine Lawler
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    Leads the Computational Genomics in Prof Sadaf Farooqi's GOOS team on obesity/thinness and rare diseases with a focus on rare genomic variants in hypothalamic dysfunction and dysregulated energy balance. We perform c... Read more