• Profile picture of Alice Adriaenssens
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Eunus S. Ali
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
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    Improving obesity- and cancer-related metabolic dysfunctions by investigating and controlling body’s’ signaling pathways and metabolism has been the focus of Eunus S. Ali’s research. Using biochemistry and cell biology, he works at the molecula... Read more
  • Profile picture of Rula Bany Bakar
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • 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 Mark Campbell
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    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 Ben Challis
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): AstraZeneca
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  • Profile picture of Cortina Chen
    Role: Post Doctoral
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  • 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 Tinh-Hai Collet
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
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    Department of Clinical Biochemistry
  • Profile picture of Miguel Constância
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research LaboratoriesDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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    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 Timothy M Cox
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine
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    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
  • Profile picture of DaveMSmith
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    Summary • 30 years postdoctoral experience in ‘research-only’ academic and industry positions and have gained a wide range of pharmacology and biochemistry skills. • 19 years experience in drug discovery from project level bioscience up to... Read more
  • Profile picture of Gabrielle Davidson
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Department of Psychology
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    I study the causes and consequences of individual differences in cognition and behaviour in wild birds. I employ a mixture of field-based research using advanced automated data collection devices, cognitive assays in captivity and molecular technique... Read more
  • Profile picture of Laura Dearden
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    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 David Dunger
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Paediatrics, Metabolic Research Laboratories
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  • Profile picture of Mark Evans
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine, Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    I am interested in (1) how brain detects changes in blood glucose and how this glucose-sensing interacts with peripheral metabolism (2) how defences against hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) may become abnormal in diabetes (3) the short and long term e... Read more
  • Profile picture of I. Sadaf Farooqi
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
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    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 Denise Fernandez-Twinn
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    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 Abigail Fowden
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
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    My research interests are in developmental physiology with particular emphasis on the metabolic and endocrine mechanisms controlling intrauterine development and its long term postnatal consequences. The research takes an integrated approach from the... Read more