Congratulations to Florian Merkle who is one of four researchers to be honoured this year with a Young Investigator Award from the American Association of Anatomists (AAA). The awards ceremony will take place during AAA’s annual meeting at Experimental Biology (EB) in Chicago on Tuesday, April 25 2017. AAA Young Investigator Awards recognize investigators in […]
It’s tempting to see the brain and gut as fulfilling different roles, one concerned with higher matters while the other does the dirty work: processing, absorbing and digesting the nutrients that we take in. We challenge this view and show that close interactions between the brain and the gut shape our eating behaviours. A popular […]
On Feb 1st Prof Sir Steve O’Rahilly reprised his 2016 Harveian Oration, originally given to Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians, for the Department of Medicine Grand Round series.
Prof Sadaf Farooqi shared her life scientific with Radio 4’s Prof Jim Al-Khalili, talking about her career in science and the discovery of rare genetic defects that can lead to obesity. In 1997, Sadaf noticed that two children she was studying lacked the hormone leptin. From there, she went on to discover the first single […]