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Dec 2017 Throughout November, men on the GOOS team grew a moustache to raise awareness and funds for the Movember charity project.


Dec 2017 In a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism we used metabolomics to characterise the response to acute caloric restriction. Guide to accessing the data.



May 2017

STILTS Website


Over the last few years, the GOOS team have been running a study named STILTS (Study Into Lean and Thin Subjects). The aim is to study people who are healthy and thin to find the genes that might protect them from gaining weight, or that might allow them to burn extra calories easily. Understanding the genes for thinness could pave the way for new treatments for obesity.


A new website for the study has just gone live - you can find it at