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Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr Carlo Acerini
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    cla22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Studies in Type 1 diabetes - pathophysiology and therapeutics; male reproductive disorders - endocrine disrupting chemicals; head injury and endocrine sequelae.
WWW:    https://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/dr-carlo-acerini/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
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:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Joy-Archer
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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/david-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 Cristina Branco
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    cmm77@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Contribution of somatic cells in cancer progression and metastatic disease
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/cristina-branco
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology, 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:    https://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 Lucy  Cheke
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    lgc23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Episodic memory and episodic foresight (Memory, Obesity, Diet, Cognition, Planning)
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/directory/lucy-cheke
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health; 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 Anthony Coll
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    apc36@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular control of appetite and obesity
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/anthony-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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/bill-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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/miguel-constancia/
Themes: Developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; Metabolic medicine, integrative and compartive 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:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Fernando-Constantino-Casas
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:    ec432@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/cox/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Andrew Crawford
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ac151@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Sensory transduction mechanisms in the cochlea
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrew-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:     Dr  Lucy Davison
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ljd13@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genes and mechanisms in Type 1 diabetes mellitus
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/infection-and-immunity/Lucy-Davison
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/david-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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/mark-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:  Angiongenesis, vascular biology, immunopharmacology, drug discovery, natural products and mechanisms of action
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/fan
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, 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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/i-sadaf-farooqi/
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 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:     Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    afsmith@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental genetics and epigentics
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/ferguson-smith
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, women's health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD 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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/alison-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:     Professor Abigail Fowden
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    alf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Fetal physiology and development
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/abigail-fowden
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 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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/james-fraser
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John Gibson
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jsg1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ion and water homeostasis in red cells and chondrocytes
WWW:    https://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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/dino-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 Paloma Gonzalez-Bellido
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ptg25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural coding of motion information about prey in predatory insects
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/paloma-t-gonzalez-bellido
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, ecology and conservation, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
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:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/grace
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Fiona Gribble
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
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:     Professor Simon Griffin
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care (MRC Epidemiology Unit)
Email:    ProfGP@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Diabetes, Obesity, Prevention, Screening, Public Health
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/prevention
Themes: epidemiology and public health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
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:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Frances-Henson
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Herrtage
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    mh10001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Endocrine and metabolic disease, particularly genetic aspects
WWW:    https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/mh10001@cam.ac.uk
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nicola Holdstock
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    nbh10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neonatal medicine and physiology
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Nicola-Holdstock
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:     Dr Roman Hovorka
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    rh347@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Diabetes technology including artificial pancreas. Relationship between insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion. Modelling glucose regulation.
WWW:    http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/dr-roman-hovorka-2/
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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/christopher-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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/randall-johnson
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:    https://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: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Golnar Kolahgar
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    golnar.kolahgar@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Extrinsic regulation of intestinal proliferation and gut maintenance in Drosophila
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/golnar-kolahgar
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


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 Trevor Lawley
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    tl2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Host-microbiota interactions
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lawley-lab
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/virgilio-leon-lew
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lesley MacVinish
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    ljm1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  CFTR and cystic fibrosis
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/MacVinish
Themes: integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


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:    https://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 Medicine (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    phm29@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Oxygen sensing and renal diseases
WWW:    https://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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrew-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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/professor-sir-stephen-orahilly/
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:     Dr 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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/susan-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:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Gareth-Pearce
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 Jonathan Powell
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jjp37@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Technology and analysis of mineral structures in the biomedical field; gastrointestinal absorption and cell processing of nanoparticulate minerals.
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/infection-and-immunity/Jonathan-Powell
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
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:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Heidi-Radke
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr 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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/frank-reimann/
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 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:    https://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 vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Stewart Sage
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    sos10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Calcium signalling in blood platelets
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/stewart-sage
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


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:     Dr David Savage
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    dbs23@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of insulin resistance
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/david-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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/paul-schofield
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cancer
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:  Predicting and preventing adverse pregnancy outcome through analysis of placental dysfunction
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-gordon-smith/
Themes: Developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; Metabolic medicine, integrative and compartive physiology; Women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicole Soranzo
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    ns6@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Human Complex Traits
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/soranzo-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/teresa-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:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    lv4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Pancreatic genetics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/vallier-group
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/antonio-vidal-puig/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Erica Watson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    edw23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Folate metabolism, fetal and placental development, trophoblast differentiation
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/watson-erica
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and 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:    https://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 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:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/ian-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:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/giles-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


Name:     Professor  Massimo Zeviani
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    mdz21@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Identification and characterization of genes involved in mitochondrial diseases
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/massimo-zeviani
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


There are 77 principal investigators