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Apr 2017 A recent BBC TV programme hosted by Professor Rachel Batterham, a world leading expert in obesity, highlighted the problems associated with obesity prejudice in the NHS.

 

Feb 2017 The Endocrine Society have just issued new Clinical Practice Guidelines advising healthcare professionals on how to assess, prevent and treat childhood obesity.

 

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!