• Profile picture of Neha Agrawal
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
    Research Summary:
    Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
  • 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 Haroon Allybacus
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Human Metabolome Technologies
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    HMT is the sole provider of Capillary Electrophoresis Mass Spectrometry (CE-MS) based metabolomic profiling. CE affords a higher sensitivity and dynamic range for small/polar metabolites compared to any other platform available (https://en.humanmet... Read more
  • Profile picture of Jelle van den Ameele
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Neurosciences, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
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    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
  • Profile picture of Steven Bell
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Neurosciences
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    Department of Clinical Neurosciences
  • Profile picture of Clemence Blouet
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    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 Sophie Buller
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Lucy Cheke
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Psychology
    Research Summary:
    Cognition and Consumption: How do we know when we’re hungry? How do we decide we have had enough to eat? These are simple questions, but the answers are surprisingly complex. Physiologically, hunger and satiety are driven by the balance of a numb... Read more
  • 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 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 Priscilla Day
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
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    I am interested in understanding the role of nutrition metabolism and mitochondrial function in developmental plasticity and the predisposition to metabolic syndrome in adulthood. I am also interested in the coordination between metabolism and cell... 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 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 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 Paul Fletcher
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Neurosciences
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    My work focuses on questions related to the brain’s reward systems and to how characterisation of these systems, and the complex behaviours that they support, may form a key part of understanding the growing population-wide vulnerability to health-... 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