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Jul 2017 A new paper has been published, following our study which shows that the hormone oxytocin modulates how our brain responds to food pictures.

 

Jul 2017 In a study just published in the journal Scientific Reports we looked at a large number of genes in over 4000 children with severe obesity from the GOOS cohort.

 

Jul 2015

Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship

 

Fleur Talbot, a young doctor who has recently joined our team from clinical training in endocrinology, has been successful in her application for a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship.

 

 

This is a prestigious and competitive award that will fund her PhD investigating the molecular mechanisms that control the regulation of weight. The Wellcome Trust is a charity and is a major funder of research in the UK. In fact they have recently given substantial funds to our Institute to develop new facilities for Clinical Research, which Professor Farooqi will lead!