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IMS-MRL seminars are primarily for staff and invited guests. External events open to a wider audience are included where appropriate.

NB: During the Covid-19 pandemic we are  running the IMS-MRL Tuesday seminar series online via Zoom. Please check the events calendar for details.

The IMS-MRL seminar series:  taking place weekly during term time, with occasional seminars from visiting scientists.

  • External Research Seminars (on Tuesdays at 1.15pm – invited audience only); – sponsored by Astra Zeneca
  • Internal ‘Research in Progress’ Seminars (on Tuesday at 1.15pm -staff only)
  • Internal ‘Hot Topics’ Sessions (on Tuesday at 2.15pm; for 1st year PhD and post-graduate students)
  • Mastering Academic Excellence in Metabolic Medicine (MAXIM), sponsored by Eli Lilly. (on Fridays at 1.15pm; sandwiches available from 1.00pm)
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Metabolic complications of obesity. Journal of Internal Medicine: 14th key symposium

September 20, 2017 - September 22, 2017

To apply, please send a letter and interest and CV to Prof Antonio Vidal-Puig ( by Friday 28th July.

The symposium is organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Journal of Internal Medicine, and the organizing committee of the University of Cambridge, Metabolic Research Laboratories, Wellcome Trust – MRC Institute of Metabolic Science.

Conference venue
The Symposium will be held in the McGrath Centre, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.
Founded in 1473, St Catharine’s College is situated in the very heart of Cambridge city and provides both modern and traditional facilities against a backdrop of history and excellence.

Accommodation costs will be covered by the Symposium and will be in St Catharine’s College Cambridge.

The Symposium will result in 5 review articles written by some of the participating top experts. They will be published in the Journal of Internal Medicine (JIM).

Please contact Katie Fisher ( with any queries.


September 20, 2017
September 22, 2017


Prof Toni Vidal-Puig


McGrath Centre, St Catherine’s College, Cambridge
Trumpington St
Cambridge , CB2 1RL United Kingdom
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