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Deciphering the role of white and brown adipocytes in metabolic disease

Our work focuses on understanding how obesity drives the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Specifically, it aims to decipher molecular determinants of adipocyte number and distribution within the body; key factors of susceptibility to obesity-associated cardiometabolic diseases. Read more

The use of green tea strategies combined with exercise training to promote enhanced fat oxidation and cardio-metabolic health: part 1

  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences. Read more

The influence of a low carbohydrate high fat diet on exercise and performance

Current and long standing nutrition guidance in the UK and most other countries advocate that carbohydrates are essential for the maintenance of health and especially for any individual engaging in regular physical activity or sport performance. Read more

Dietary intervention and efficacy in improving lipoedema symptoms among patients in the UK

About the Project. An ambitious and enthusiastic candidate is invited for one full-time PhD (self-funded or through an external fellow-ship application), starting any time between September 2021 and September 2022 (several intake times possible in this period). Read more

Central role of the adipokine chemerin in energy balance regulation and neuroinflammation

  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
Multiple factors related to modern lifestyle, such as sedentary behaviour and overconsumption calorie-dense foods disrupt energy homeostasis and facilitate weight gain. Read more

Identifying cognitive and biochemical changes underlying lifestyle risk factors for dementia

  Research Group: Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Dementia describes a group of age-associated conditions of which cognitive decline is a major feature. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and is characterised by the onset of a gradual cognitive decline. Read more

Circadian clock control of adipocyte metabolism

Obesity is a major public health issue affecting one third of UK adults, and an estimated 2.1 billion individuals worldwide. The role of circadian clock dysfunction in the development of obesity is becoming clear, with disruptive lifestyles (e.g. Read more

The role of neutrophil microvesicles in regulation of endothelial cell inflammation

Supervisor(s). Dr Victoria Ridger, Professor Endre Kiss-Toth and Professor Kong Peng Lam. Figures from the World Health Organisation show that cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death globally. Read more

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