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.
Studies from MRL research groups feature not once but twice in a post from Cambridge University highlighting 24 things we learned this year. The blog uses medium.com and is billed as something you can read in just 8 minutes. Have a look at numbers 2 and 16! Image: Miss Mischief (credit, Marc Dalmulder) […]
Prof Toni Vidal-Puig gave the VI Maimónides Lecture ‘Managing for Competitive Advantage in Biomedical Research’ on 13th December. This annual award, which is sponsored by the IMIBIC and the University of Cordoba, recognises a scientist of renowned international prestige in biomedicine. The award commemorates the figure of Maimonides, a medic and philosopher born in Cordoba […]