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Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr Catherine Aiken
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email:    cema2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  metabolism in pregnancy, reproductive aging, developmental programming
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-catherine-aiken/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Joy Archer
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ja331@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Veterinary Clinical Pathology
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ja331@cam.ac.uk
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr David Bainbridge
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    db125@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Immunology of the placenta
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/bainbridge/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Kathryn Beardsall
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    kb274@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Perinatal metabolism: impact on short term care and long term health
WWW:    http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/dr-kathryn-beardsall/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Soren Brage
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    soren.brage@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Physical activity epidemiology
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/physical-activity
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jackie Brearley
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jcb78@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Anaesthesia
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jcb78@cam.ac.uk
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Malcolm Burrows
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    mb135@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural processing in local circuits that control natural limb movements
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/malcolm-burrows
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Anthony Coll
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    apc36@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular control of appetite and obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AI/Coll/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Bill Colledge
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    whc23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mammalian reproductive physiology using transgenic mice
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/colledge/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Miguel Constancia
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    jmasmc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetics in health and disease
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/Constancia.php
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Fernando Constantino-Casas
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    fc307@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathology
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Timothy Cox
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Metabolic Medicine)
Email:    tmc12@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular pathophysiology of iron transport disorders, molecular cell pathology, lysosomal storage diseases, gene therapy in neuronal disease
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/divisions-and-research-groups/metabolic-medicine/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andrew Crawford
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ac151@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Sensory transduction mechanisms in the cochlea
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/crawford/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor David Dunger
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    dbd25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Early detection and prevention of diabetic complications and the effects of hormonal changes on glycaemic control and growth during puberty
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Dunger/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mark Evans
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology / Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    mle24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Glucose and nutrient sensing in the brain, non-invasive glucose sensing, hypoglycaemia and brain imaging
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Evans/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology; neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Tai-Ping Fan
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    tpf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pharmacology of angiogenesis and natural products
WWW:    http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/tpf1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Sadaf Farooqi
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    isf20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms in human obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Farooqi
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Walter Federle
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    wf222@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biomechanics of animal adhesion, insect-plant interactions
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/walter-federle
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alison Forhead
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ajf1005@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Endocrine control of fetal development and maturation
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/forhead/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nita Forouhi
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    nita.forouhi@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Nutritional Epidemiology in relation to diabetes and obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/nutrition
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Abigail Fowden
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    alf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Fetal physiology and development
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/fowden
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr James Fraser
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    jaf21@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Combining computer modelling and experimental work to investigate the relationship between membrane potential, cell volume and intracellular ion concentrations in normal and arrhythmic hearts
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/fraser/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Gibson
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jsg1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ion and water homeostasis in red cells and chondrocytes
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jsg1001@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Dino Giussani
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    dag26@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Hypoxia and developmental origins of cardiovascular health and disease
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/giussani
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Grace
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    aag1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Functional effects of genetic mutations associated with cardiac arrhythmias in genetically modified mice and clinical studies
WWW:    http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/grace.html
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Fiona Gribble
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research Affiliate)
Email:    fmg23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/fiona-gribble/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Berthold Hedwig
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    bh202@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Auditory processing and signal generation in insects.
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/berthold-hedwig
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, metabolic disease, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Frances Henson
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    fmdh1@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Intrinsic repair of articular cartilage
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/fmdh1@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nicola Holdstock
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    nbh10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neonatal medicine and physiology
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/nbh10@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Roman Hovorka
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    rh347@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Relationship between insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion. Longitudinal analysis of metabolic disturbances in Type 2 diabetes. Artificial pancreas
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/Staff/PI/Hovroka/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Chris Huang
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    clh11@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Calcium and cellular activation processes in skeletal and cardiac muscle, including mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmogenesis
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/huang/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Randall Johnson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    rsj33@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The micro-physiology of tissues, and how it affects growth, development, and disease in mammalian genetic systems
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/rjohnson/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Fiona Karet
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    fek1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Renal tubular homeostasis in health and disease
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/karet
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr  Albert  Koulman
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    ak675@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development of mass spectrometry for metabolomics and lipidomics
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/albert-koulman/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Claudia Langenberg
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    claudia.langenberg@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology of diabetes and cardiovascular complications
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/aetiology-of-diabetes
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Virgilio Lew
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    vll1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular homeostasis and cell volume regulation in health and disease; mathematical models of cell homeostasis
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/lew/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr L. Miguel Martins
Dept:      MRC Toxicology Unit
Email:    lm795@mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mitochondria and cell death regulation following toxic injury
WWW:    https://www.mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk/research/l-m-martins-programme
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Matthew Mason
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    mjm68@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Function of the middle ear in vertebrates
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/matthew-mason
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Patrick Maxwell
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    phm29@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Oxygen sensing and renal diseases
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/maxwell
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr  Florian Merkle
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Use of stem cell-derived hypothalamic neurones to study genetic and environmental factors contributing to obesity
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/florian-t-merkle/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sara Morais de Silva
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    slm88@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cross-talk between cell cycle proteins and metabolic pathways.
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/sara-morais-de-silva
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Michael Murphy
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    michael.murphy@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Targeting molecules to mitochondria, mitochondrial radical production, thiol redox state and redox signalling
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/mike-murphy
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Murray
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ajm267@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mitochondrial metabolism in cardiac and skeletal muscle
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/murray/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Stephen O'Rahilly
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    so104@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular basis of severe obesity in man
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/hod/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Laura  Owen
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    lo247@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Urinary incontinence and urinary tract cancers; Wound management and reconstruction
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/laura-owen
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Susan Ozanne
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    seo10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Early programming of diabetes, obesity and longevity
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Ozanne/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gareth Pearce
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    gpp28@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Animal health and welfare involving wildlife, fish and farm animals
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/gpp28@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: ecology and conservation, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Evangelia Petsalaki
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    petsalaki@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  cell signaling, networks, models, data integration
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/petsalaki
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ann Prentice
Dept:      MRC Human Nutrition Research
Email:    ann.prentice@mrc-hnr.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Nutrition and bone health
WWW:    http://www.mrc-hnr.cam.ac.uk/people/ann-prentice/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Heidi Radke
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    hr264@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Orthopaedics in cats and dogs
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/hr264@cam.ac.uk
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Frank Reimann
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    fr222@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AffiliatePI/Reiman.php
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor David Ron
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    dr360@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Protein folding homeostasis in the endoplasmic reticulum
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/ron
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor David Rowitch
Dept:      Professor of Paediatrics; Stem Cell Institute
Email:    dhr25@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  CNS Development and Disease
WWW:    http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/Professor-David-H-Rowitch/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine,metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology,neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Milka Sarris
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ms543@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Immune cells and how they search tissues and find their way to sites of infection or tissue damage.
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/milka-sarris
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor David Savage
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    dbs23@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of insulin resistance
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Savage/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Nadia  Schoenmakers
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    naaa2@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic basis of congenital hypothyroidism
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/nadia-schoenmakers/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paul Schofield
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    pns12@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetic effects of low dose radiation, mouse pathology database
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/schofield/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ans48@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Placental development and function and its relevance for pregnancy success and life-long health
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/amanda-sferruzzi-perri
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hayley Sharpe
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    hjs49@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Receptor tyrosine phosphatase signalling in physiology and disease
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/hayley-sharpe
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Gordon C S  Smith
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email:    gcss2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Use of statistical modeling to predict and understand causes of adverse pregnancy outcome, biomarker discovery, screening test, placental function
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-gordon-smith/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Teresa Tiffert
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    jtt1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Homeostasis of human erythrocytes in health and disease; calcium regulation in malaria-infected erythrocyte
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/tiffert/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ludovic Vallier
Dept:      Department of Surgery (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email:    lv225@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine
WWW:    http://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/researchers/principal-investigators/lvallier
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Antonio Vidal-Puig
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    ajv22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms of energy balance
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/VidalPuig/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicholas Wareham
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email:    nick.wareham@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Aetiology and Mechanisms of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders of Later Life
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/aetiology-of-diabetes/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Erica Watson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    edw23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetic mechanism of folate metabolism during development
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/watson-erica
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Penny Watson
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    pjw36@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Liver and pancreas diseases in small animals
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/pjw36@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alex Whitworth
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    alex.whitworth@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic models of neurodegenerative disease
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/alex-whitworth
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, development and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Tim Williams
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    tlw27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biology of urinary exosomes and biomarkers of renal disease
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/tim-williams
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ian Winter
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    imw1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Sensory systems, central processing of auditory signals
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/winter/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Giles Yeo
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    gshy2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular control of appetite and obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/Ai/Yeo/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


There are 70 principal investigators