Member Listing


Ed Harding


Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories




Post Doctoral

Research Summary

I am primarily interested in the neuronal control of energy balance and how this is altered in disease.

My specific focus is the influence of obesity-associated metabolic syndromes on susceptibility to neurodegenerative diseases.


Bioinformatics, Endocrinology, Neuroscience

Selected Publications

Harding EC, Franks NP, Wisden W (2020), “Sleep and thermoregulation” Current Opinion in Physiology

Harding EC, Franks NP, Wisden W (2019), “The Temperature dependence of Sleep” Frontiers in Neuroscience 13(336)

Harding EC, Yu X, Miao A, Andrews N,,Ma Y, Ye Z, Lignos L, Miracca G, Ba W, Yustos R, Vyssotski AL, Wisden W, Franks NP (2018), “A Neuronal Hub Binding Sleep Initiation and Body Cooling in Response to a Warm External Stimulus” Current Biology 28(14): 2263-2273

Hsieh B, Harding EC, Wisden W, Franks NP, Constandinou TG (2019), “A Miniature Neural Recording Device to Investigate Sleep and Temperature Regulation in Mice” 2019 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS)