• Profile picture of Professor Margaret Ashcroft
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine
    Research Summary:
    The main goal of the Ashcroft laboratory is to understand the key cellular mechanisms involved in hypoxia signalling and control of oxygenation. In particular, we have a strong interest in the hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) family of transcription fa... Read more
  • Profile picture of junaid bajwa
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Microsoft Research- Cambridge
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    Junaid is the Chief Medical Scientist at Microsoft Research and a practicing physician in the NHS (the UK’s National Health Service). He was previously the Global Lead for Strategic Alliances and Solutions for the Global Digital Centre of Excellenc... 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 Kevin Brindle
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): CRUK Cambridge Institute, Department of Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    The primary aim of my laboratory is to develop clinically applicable imaging methods that can be used to detect early tumour responses to treatment. These could be used in early stage clinical trials of new drugs to get an indication of efficacy and... Read more
  • Profile picture of Roberto Cipolla
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): School of Technology
    Research Summary:
    Computer Vision and Machine Learning: in particular the reconstruction, registration and recognition of 3D objects from images and their translation into novel commercial applications. Relevant projects using computer vision for health monitoring ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Matthew Collins
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Archaeology
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  • Profile picture of Timothy M Cox
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Medicine
    Research Summary:
    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 David Dunger
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Paediatrics, Metabolic Research Laboratories
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  • 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 Anne Ferguson-Smith
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Genetics
    Research Summary:
    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
    Research Summary:
    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
    Research Summary:
    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
  • 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 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 Rita Horvath
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Neurosciences
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    Rita Horvath is a clinical academic who was trained as a neurologist in Budapest, Hungary and completed her PhD on mitochondrial disease. She started laboratory research in Eric Shoubridge`s laboratory at the Montreal Neurological Institute as a visi... Read more
  • Profile picture of Roman Hovorka
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Paediatrics, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Mathematical modeling to support diagnosis and treatment of metabolic diseases Our aim is to support the diagnosis and treatment of metabolic diseases using mathematical modeling techniques with particular focus on diabetes. We use existing and de... Read more
  • Profile picture of Maggie Huang
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Surgery
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  • Profile picture of Laura Itzhako
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Pharmacology
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    Department of Pharmacology
  • Profile picture of Jørgen Jensen
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Institute of Metabolic Science and Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
    Research Summary:
    My research interests are: 1) the mechanisms by which muscle contraction stimulates glucose uptake and improves insulin action, and 2) the mechanisms by which exercise training improves whole body glucose homeostasis in humans. The human studies incl... Read more
  • Profile picture of Pietro Lio
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): School of TechnologyComputer Laboratory
    Research Summary:
    Machine Learning and computational models in health Big Data Predictive models in Personalised medicine Methods for combining Multi scale, Multi omics and Multi physics modelling of molecules-cell-tissue-organ interactions Developing and tes... Read more