• Profile picture of Eunus S. Ali
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
    Research Summary:
    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 David Bedford
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Healx
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  • Profile picture of Ahmad Cluntun
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): University of Utah School of Medicine
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  • 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 Anne Ferguson-Smith
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Genetics
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    Our lab focuses on the molecular events governing pre- and post-natal mammalian development. Our research is directed towards investigating the developmental role of imprinted genes and the epigenetic mechanism(s) controlling their parental-origin sp... 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 Antonio Galvao
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): The Babraham Institute
    Research Summary:
    My research programme will characterise changes in methylome and transcriptome of oocytes and early embryos from different mouse models for obesity and leptin signalling, using novel methods for studying epigenetics such as whole genome single cell ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Timo Haschler
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): AstraZeneca
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  • Profile picture of Christoph Hess
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine
    Research Summary:
    The metabolic repertoire of immune cells – which encompasses metabolic enzymes/pathways, the available nutrient sensors and metabolic checkpoint kinases, and the epigenetic programming of metabolic genes – enables and modulates specific immune fu... Read more
  • Profile picture of Milan Mušo
    Role: Post Doctoral
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  • Profile picture of Antonella Napolitano
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): GSK
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  • Profile picture of James Nathan
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Department of Medicine
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    Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Department of Medicine
  • Profile picture of Ken Ong
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    Ken Ong leads the Unit’s Growth and Development programme. His research identified rapid postnatal growth, weight gain and reproductive timing as determinants of, and also potential targets for the prevention of, childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Ionel Sandovici
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    My current work is focused on two research areas: 1. Understanding the role of epigenetic mechanisms in the so-called “nutritional programming” of adult diseases, a phenomenon by which suboptimal diet during critical periods of development is ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Christina Schmidt
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): MRC Cancer Unit
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    MRC Cancer Unit
  • Profile picture of Marco Sciacovelli
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): MRC Cancer Unit
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    MRC Cancer Unit
  • Profile picture of Ludovic Vallier
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    The main objective of our group is to define the molecular mechanisms controlling the specification of the endoderm germ layer and also its subsequent differentiation into pancreatic and hepatic progenitors. For that, we use human puripotent stem cel... Read more