Congratulations to Laura Dearden who has been awarded a Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship from the Royal Society to enable her to start building an independent research career within the IMS-MRL. Laura will be working alongside Professor Sue Ozanne to discover the molecular mechanisms mediating the effects of maternal obesity on offspring hypothalamic development and function.
Congratulations to Claire Meek who recently won both the Young Investigator Award and the Pregnancy Special Interest Group Award at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. Dr Meek is a principal investigator at the IMS-MRL where she runs the diabetes in pregnancy research group. She also works as an honorary diabetes […]
Steve O’Rahilly and Tony Coll are delighted to be co-investigators on one of two new research projects involving Cambridge scientists as part of Cancer Grand Challenges – a major initiative co-founded by Cancer Research UK and the National Cancer Institute in the US – which aims to encourage the world’s leading cancer researchers to take […]
Congratulations to Giles Yeo on being promoted to a Professorship in Molecular Metabolism at the University. Giles’ research focuses on the influence of genes on feeding behaviour and body weight. He is also programme co-lead for the MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, Scientific Director of the Unit’s Genomics and Transcriptomics Core, Honorary President of the British […]