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May 2017 Today (30/05/2017) will see the opening of our brand new state-of-the-art Translational Research Facility dedicated to research in Obesity and Metabolic diseases.

 

May 2017 We have been running a study involving healthy thin people - understanding the genes for thinness could pave the way for new treatments for obesity. A website for the study has just gone live - you can find it at www.stilts.org.uk.

 

Nov 2016

PhD Thesis Award

 

Edson Mendes de Oliveira, a Research Associate with our team, has recently heard that his PhD thesis was awarded an "Honorable Mention in the CAPES Thesis Award 2016".

 

 

These awards recognise the best doctoral theses in the whole of Brazil. Edson's thesis was one of the top two in Pharmacy and Biochemistry, based on consideration of all students in Universities and Research Institutes in Brazil.