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Principal investigators in theme:

Name: Dr Catherine Aiken
Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email: cema2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: metabolism in pregnancy reproductive aging developmental programming
Website: https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-catherine-aiken/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Joy Archer
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: ja331@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ja331@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr David Bainbridge
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: db125@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Immunology of the placenta
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/bainbridge/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Ines Barroso
Department: MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email: Ines.Barroso@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of metabolic disease
Website: http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/mechanisms-of-meta...
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Kathryn Beardsall
Department: Department of Paediatrics
Email: kb274@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Perinatal metabolism: impact on short term care and long term health
Website: http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-sta...
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Clemence Blouet
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: cbs69@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Characterizing how nutrients are detected by the brain to maintain energy homeostasis
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/clemence-...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Soren Brage
Department: MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email: soren.brage@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Physical activity epidemiology
Website: http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/physical-activity
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jackie Brearley
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: jcb78@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Anaesthesia
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jcb78@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Malcolm Burrows
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: mb135@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neural processing in local circuits that control natural limb movements
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/malcolm-burrows
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Dr Anthony Coll
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: apc36@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular control of appetite and obesity
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AI/Coll/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Bill Colledge
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: whc23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mammalian reproductive physiology using transgenic mice
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/colledge/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Miguel Constancia
Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: jmasmc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epigenetics in health and disease
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/Constancia.php
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Fernando Constantino-Casas
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: fc307@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pathology
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Timothy Cox
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Metabolic Medicine)
Email: tmc12@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular pathophysiology of iron transport disorders molecular cell pathology lysosomal storage diseases gene therapy in neuronal disease
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/divisions-and-research-groups/metabolic-medicine/
Themes: Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Andrew Crawford
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ac151@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Sensory transduction mechanisms in the cochlea
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/crawford/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor David Dunger
Department: 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
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Dunger/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mark Evans
Department: 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
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Evans/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sadaf Farooqi
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: isf20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular mechanisms in human obesity
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Farooqi
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Walter Federle
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: wf222@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biomechanics of animal adhesion insect-plant interactions
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/walter-federle
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alison Forhead
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ajf1005@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Endocrine control of fetal development and maturation
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/forhead/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Nita Forouhi
Department: MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email: nita.forouhi@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Nutritional Epidemiology in relation to diabetes and obesity
Website: http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/nutrition
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Abigail Fowden
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: alf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Fetal physiology and development
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/fowden
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr James Fraser
Department: 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
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/fraser/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor John Gibson
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: jsg1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ion and water homeostasis in red cells and chondrocytes
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jsg1001@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Dino Giussani
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: dag26@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Hypoxia and developmental origins of cardiovascular health and disease
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/giussani
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Grace
Department: 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
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/grace.html
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Fiona Gribble
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research Affiliate)
Email: fmg23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/fiona-gri...   
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mark Gurnell
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology / Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: mg299@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Acquired and genetic disorders of hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid function; functional imaging in endocrine neoplasia; acromegaly
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AI/Gurnell/index.php
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Berthold Hedwig
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: bh202@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Auditory processing and signal generation in insects.
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/berthold-hedwig
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Nicola Holdstock
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: nbh10@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neonatal medicine and physiology
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/nbh10@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Roman Hovorka
Department: Department of Paediatrics (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: rh347@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Relationship between insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion.  Longitudinal analysis of metabolic disturbances in Type 2 diabetes. Artificial pancreas
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/Staff/PI/Hovroka/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Randall Johnson
Department: 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
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/rjohnson/
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Fiona Karet
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: fek1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Renal tubular homeostasis in health and disease
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr  Albert  Koulman
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: ak675@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of mass spectrometry for metabolomics and lipidomics
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/albert-ko...
Themes: Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Claudia Langenberg
Department: MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email: claudia.langenberg@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epidemiology of diabetes and cardiovascular complications
Website: http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/aetiology-of-diabetes
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr L. Miguel Martins
Department: MRC Toxicology Unit
Email: lm795@mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mitochondria and cell death regulation following toxic injury
Website: https://www.mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk/research/l-m-martins-programme
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michael Mason
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: mjm39@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ion Channels in Leukaemia Calcium Signalling in Non-Excitable Cells
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/mason_mi
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Matthew Mason
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: mjm68@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Function of the middle ear in vertebrates
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/matthew-mason
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Patrick Maxwell
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: phm29@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oxygen sensing and renal diseases
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr  Florian Merkle
Department: 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
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/florian-t...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sara Morais de Silva
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: slm88@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cross-talk between cell cycle proteins and metabolic pathways.
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/sara-morais-de-silva
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Michael Murphy
Department: 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
Website: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/mike-murphy
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Murray
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ajm267@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mitochondrial metabolism in cardiac and skeletal muscle
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/murray/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Stephen O'Rahilly
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: so104@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular basis of severe obesity in man
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/hod/
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Laura  Owen
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: lo247@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Urinary incontinence and urinary tract cancers; Wound management and reconstruction
Website: https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-in...
Themes: Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Susan Ozanne
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: seo10@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Early programming of diabetes obesity and longevity
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Ozanne/
Themes: Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Nazima Pathan
Department: Department of Paediatrics
Email: np409@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pathophysiology of multi-organ failure in critical illness
Website: http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-sta...
Themes: Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Gareth Pearce
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: gpp28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Animal health and welfare involving wildlife fish and farm animals
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/gpp28@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Evangelia Petsalaki
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: petsalaki@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: cell signaling networks models data integration
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/petsalaki
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ann Prentice
Department: MRC Human Nutrition Research
Email: ann.prentice@mrc-hnr.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Nutrition and bone health
Website: http://www.mrc-hnr.cam.ac.uk/people/ann-prentice/
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Frank Reimann
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: fr222@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AffiliatePI/Reiman.php
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor David Ron
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: dr360@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Protein folding homeostasis in the endoplasmic reticulum
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor David Rowitch
Department: Professor of Paediatrics; Stem Cell Institute
Email: dhr25@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: CNS Development and Disease
Website: http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-sta...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Milka Sarris
Department: 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.
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/milka-sarris
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor David Savage
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: dbs23@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of insulin resistance
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Savage/
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Nadia  Schoenmakers
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: naaa2@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic basis of congenital hypothyroidism
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/nadia-sch...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Paul Schofield
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: pns12@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epigenetic effects of low dose radiation mouse pathology database
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/schofield/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ans48@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Placental development and function and its relevance for pregnancy success and life-long health
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/amanda-sferruzzi-perri
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Hayley Sharpe
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: hjs49@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Receptor tyrosine phosphatase signalling in physiology and disease
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-in...
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Gordon C S  Smith
Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email: gcss2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Use of statistical modeling to predict and understand causes of adverse pregnancy outcome biomarker discovery screening test placental function
Website: https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-gordon-smith/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ludovic Vallier
Department: Department of Surgery (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email: lv225@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine
Website: http://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/researchers/principal-investigators/lvallier
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Antonio Vidal-Puig
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: ajv22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular mechanisms of energy balance
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/VidalPuig/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Nicholas Wareham
Department: MRC Epidemiology Unit
Email: nick.wareham@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Aetiology and Mechanisms of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders of Later Life
Website: http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/aetiology-of-diabe...
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Erica Watson
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: edw23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epigenetic mechanism of folate metabolism during development
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/watson-erica
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Penny Watson
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: pjw36@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Liver and pancreas diseases in small animals
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/pjw36@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Alex Whitworth
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: alex.whitworth@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic models of neurodegenerative disease
Website: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/alex-whitworth
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Tim Williams
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: tlw27@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biology of urinary exosomes and biomarkers of renal disease
Website: https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-in...
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Infection and Immunity, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ian Winter
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: imw1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Sensory systems central processing of auditory signals
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/winter/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome

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