• Profile picture of Gregory Strachan
    Role: Assistant Staff
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Jane Sugars
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
    Research Summary:
    I am the Public Engagement Associate for the Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science-Metabolic Research Laboratories, based at the Cambridge BIomedical Campus. This means that I support our people to do engage public groups and individuals with o... Read more
  • Profile picture of John Tadross
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): IMS -Metabolic Research LaboratoriesDepartment of Pathology
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    IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Patsy Tomlinson
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • Profile picture of Anthony Tsang
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Along the major research interest of Dr Blouet's group, my current research focus lies on characterising amino acid sensing metabolic neural circuits, both anatomically and functionally. However, during my postgraduate studies, I received solid tra... Read more
  • Profile picture of Michele Vacca
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): IMS -Metabolic Research LaboratoriesInterdisciplinary Department of Medicine, University of Bari (Italy)
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    About Michele Michele is a Tenured Assistant Professor at the Department of Interdisciplinary Medicine of the University of Bari (Italy) and Visiting Professor in TVPLab, WT/MRC institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge. After hi... Read more
  • Profile picture of Antonio Vidal-Puig
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
    Research Summary:
    Vidal-Puig’s research focuses on elucidating the molecular mechanisms linking obesity with insulin resistance, diabetes and cardiometabolic complications and on the development of related therapeutic strategies. His research strategies include a co... Read more
  • Profile picture of Natalie Wallis
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    I study the genetics basis of obesity, with focus on neuroendocrine genes. This offers the chance to better understand the mechanisms of appetite control and energy balance in the CNS. My primary model for the genetics of obesity is canine subjects. ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Malgorzata E Wilinska
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Paediatrics, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    My main research focus is on physiological modelling and simulations to support diagnosis, treatment, and management of diabetes mellitus, and related pathophysiological conditions. As a member of Diabetes Modelling Group at the Welcome Trust-MRC Ins... Read more
  • Profile picture of Orla Woodward
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    The number of people living with obesity has tripled worldwide since 1975 with serious implications for public health. As obesity is a consequence of food intake exceeding energy expenditure, efforts are being made to better understand the neuroendoc... Read more
  • Profile picture of Giles Yeo
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    My group’s aim is to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying the central control of food intake and body-weight. The approaches we have taken include: 1.) Understanding the physiological role of known genetic modifiers influencing food i... Read more