Awards made to IMS-MRL/MDU researchers:
|The Society for Endocrinology have awarded Daniyal Ashraf, who will be a visiting student with the Farooqi group for summer 2022, with the Society for Endocrinology Summer Studentship Grant.|
Stephen O’Rahilly and Sadaf Farooqi – The Royal Society’s Croonian Medal 2022 “for their seminal discoveries regarding the control of human body weight, resulting in novel diagnostics and therapies, which improve human health.
Fiona Gribble and Frank Reimann – Wellcome Joint Investigator Award (2020) which will allow the group to investigate the cellular mechanisms of gut hormone secretion in human organoid models, and explore how the gut endocrine axis in humans is affected by nutrition, obesity and metabolic disease.
Sadaf Farooqi –Wellcome Principal Research Fellowship (2017). This allows Sadaf and her team to further develop their programme of basic and clinical research into the fundamental mechanisms controlling human energy homeostasis by studying people with severe obesity and thinness.
Van Lu received a Society for Endocrinology Early Career Grant (2017)
Juraj Rievaj received a Society for Endocrinology Early Career Grant (2017)
Brian Lam received a Society for Endocrinology Early Career Grant (2017)