• Profile picture of Jean Adams
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • Profile picture of Soren Brage
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    Physical activity and fitness are key factors in obesity and metabolic disease, as well as in many other chronic diseases. However, these associations are still not completely clear. A major reason for this is that physical activity is difficult to m... Read more
  • Profile picture of Michelle Chester
    Role: Assistant Staff
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    Intervention Facilitator Prevention of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders in High Risk Groups Current work and interests Michelle is currently working as a SWiM coach on a feasibility study for an online, acceptance-based behavioural inte... Read more
  • Profile picture of Alex La Frenais
    Role: Assistant Staff
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • Profile picture of Gail Goldberg
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology UnitMRC Nutrition and Bone Health Research Group
    Research Summary:
    Gail has been a Senior investigator Scientist in the MRC Nutrition and Bone Health Research Group (currently hosted by the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge) since 2003. Her research focuses on studies conducted in the UK, The Gamb... Read more
  • Profile picture of Erika Ikeda
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    My current and future research explores ways to promote physical activity and wellbeing in children and young people. I am especially interested in: 1. Understanding different forms of physical activity (e.g., active travel, organised sports and phy... Read more
  • Profile picture of Fumiaki Imamura
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • Profile picture of Katherine Kentistou
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • 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 Claudia Langenberg
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    I am a program Leader at the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge focusing on molecular epidemiology. Our work integrates large-scale genomic and metabolomic data to discover, prioritise and characterize metabolic pathways and test t... Read more
  • Profile picture of Florence Nabwire
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • Profile picture of Stephen O'Rahilly
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    I have a long-standing interest in the aetiology and pathophysiology of human metabolic and endocrine disease and how such information might be used to improve diagnosis, prognostication, therapy and prevention. I have a long-standing, close, collabo... Read more
  • 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 John Perry
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    My main area of research is complex trait genetics, with a focus on understanding the molecular basis of reproductive ageing and its links to broader metabolic health. Through large-scale genomic experiments we aim to identify genetic determinants fo... Read more
  • Profile picture of Esther van Sluijs
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • Profile picture of Andrea Smith
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • Profile picture of Dolly Theis
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • Profile picture of Thomas White
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Epidemiology Unit
  • Profile picture of Katrien Wijndaele
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    Katrien Wijndaele is a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellow in the Physical Activity Epidemiology group. Her primary research interest lies in the potential cardio-metabolic health consequences of prolonged sittin... Read more
  • Profile picture of Alexandra Williams
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): MRC Epidemiology Unit
    Research Summary:
    Alexandra is a Registered Associate Nutritionist who is primarily interested in the impact of poverty and social policies on food insecurity and health status across the UK. Alexandra is currently working on a NIHR Public Health Research programme-fu... Read more