Studies led by Dr Sue Ozanne and Prof Ken Siddle from the MRL, in collaboration with scientists at the MRC Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, shed light on why a poor maternal diet reduces the ability of the offspring to store fats correctly in later life, and increases the risk of developing diabetes. […]
We would like to say a big thank you to all our study participants and update you on the research that we have carried out this year. Without your dedication and commitment to our research we could not have made this progress.
Dr Ak Reddy is elected into the EMBO Young Investigator Programme. This prestigious programme identifies some of the brightest young researchers in Europe, providing them with academic, practical and financial support. Ak will join a network of 300 of the most promising Young Investigators from all over Europe. Ak’s research looks at the molecular circadian […]
The cause of a rare and severe form of hypoglycaemia – or very low levels of sugar in the blood – is genetic, say researchers. The life-threatening condition means the body does not have enough energy to function. Scientists at the University of Cambridge say mutations in the AKT2 gene are to blame. Writing in […]