Supporting networking and collaborative research among early career scientists and clinicians.

Awards

2021

Mapping the effect of estrogen in DARPP-32 aberrant breast cancer

Sarah Storr, University of Nottingham

 

Targeting bile acid metabolism for the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma

Nikolaos Nikolaou, University of Oxford

 

Research experience in Denmark

Marcus (Mark) Smits, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam

 

Role of resistin in milk synthesis and tight junction formation in cellular models of lactation

Taha Elajnaf, University of Oxford

 

The Role of Prolactin in Naked Mole-rat Eusociality

James Gilbert, Queen Mary University of London

 

Sex differences in hypertension: a role for the macrophage-endothelin system?

Greg Sutton, Queen's Medical Research Institute Edinburgh

 

How does the dromedary camel survive without drinking? Transcriptomes and proteomes of the kidney

Fernando Alvira-Iraizoz, University of Bristol

 

The role of AKR1C1 in metabolic liver disease and hepatocellular cancer

Ismael da Conceicao, University of Oxford

 

Activating islet NAMPT to improve islet transplant outcomes

Daniel Egbase, King's College London

 

Corticosteroid binding globulin control of HPA axis sensitivity and sexual dimorphism

Mark Nixon, University of Edinburgh

 

The role of MRAP in adipocyte metabolism

Ruoyan Xu, University of Nottingham

 

2020

Gut feelings: Does AKR1D1 deletion affects intestinal bile acid composition and gastrointestinal health?

Anastasia Arvaniti, Oxford Brookes University

 

Localisation of corticosteroids in mouse kidney in hypertension using mass spectrometry imaging

Ioannis Stasinopoulous, University of Edinburgh

 

Validating novel inhibitors of hepatic 5β-reductase for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma

Nikolaos Nikolaou, University of Oxford

 

Requirement for GPR56 in islet adaptation to metabolic stress

Oladapo Olaniru, King's College London

 

Defining glucocorticoid receptor interactions with the Poly-(ADP-ribose)Polymerase, PARP-1

Craig Doig, Nottingham Trent University

 

Depression and SSRIs: effects on the islet adaptation to pregnancy

Lorna Smith, King's College London

 

Role of adiponectin receptor in mammary gland mitochondrial biogenesis

Xin Meng, University of Oxford

 

Neuroendocrine responses to light in people without daylight vision: Patient engagement

Manuel Spitschan, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel (UPK)

 

Characterizing mammary gland kisspeptin in cellular and mouse models of lactation

Juho Asteljoki, University of Oxford

 

Assessing the role of vitamin D metabolism in ageing

Carl Jenkinson, University of Birmingham

 

Pilot-study: Nip therapy resistance in growth hormone-secreting pituitary tumours in the bud

Eva Coopmans, Erasmus University Medical Centre Rotterdam

 

2019

Observership in Belgium, Gent

Sofia Lider, National Institute of Endocrinology 'CI Parhon' in Bucharest

 

Explore opportunities for gaining laboratory experience and establishing collaborations with the Metabolism and Steroid Hormone Group (University of Oxford, UK)

Ilaria Bonaventura, Sapienza University of Rome

 

Linking the pulmonary circadian clock to nuclear receptors and inflammatory response – initiation visit

Colleen Bartman, Mayo Clinic Minnesota

 

Analysis of the Glymphatic System and Expression of Aquaporin 4 in Astrocytes of mice under Normal Chow and High Caloric Diet

Sherif Idriss, University of Lübeck

 

Elucidate the role of 5β-reductase (AKR1D1) in oxysterol signalling in human hepatocytes

Nikolaos Nikolaou, University of Oxford

 

Explore options for joint research and fellowship applications with the Metabolism Lab (NIH, Bethesda, USA)

Lina Schiffer, University of Birmingham

 

Detection of novel batokines in blood samples for the assessment of brown adipose tissue activity in humans

Beatrice Bertozzi, University of Lübeck

 

Attending the EASD-SGGD conference to present research entitled ‘A lower birth weight is associated with increased penetrance of maternally-inherited HNF4A-MODY’

Jonathan Locke, University of Exeter Medical School

 

Characterisation of a rare neuroendocrine tumour, olfactory neuroblastoma, to establish novel treatment options

Solomon Muna, Queen Mary University of London

 

Determining the growth rate and predictors of malignant transformation in Succinate Dehydrogenase B (SDHB)-related paragangliomas

Nicola Tufton, Queen Mary University of London

 

Glucocorticoid signalling, inflammatory diseaseand the circadian clock - presentation at EBRS 2019

Polly Downton, University of Manchester

 

7th European Young Endocrine Scientists (EYES) Meeting, Athens, Greece, September 2019

EYES Committee of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE)

 

2018

Support presentation at IFPA Toyko meeting and initiating collaborations with Japanese researchers

Hannah Yong, University of Cambridge

 

Using inhibitors of valosin-containing protein to increase radioiodide uptake in combination with in vivo NIS-mediated gene therapy

Caitlin Thornton, University of Birmingham

 

Gut-brain axis: microbiome changes after deppe brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease

Julia Steinhardt, University of Lübeck

 

Endocrine insights into musculoskeletal health

Ayse Zengin, Monash University

 

Presenting a novel variant classification system using homozygosity at ASHG 2018

Matthew Wakeling, University of Exeter Medical School

 

21st Workshop on Vitamin D

JoEllen Welsh, University at Albany

 

To investigate the role of circadian clock in breast cancer

Nan Yang, University of Manchester

 

Dopamine Receptors in Thermogenic Adipose Tissue - Research stay at the University of Vienna

Francesca-Maria Raffaelli, Department of Molecular Endocrinology, University of Lübeck

 

2017

Elucidating thyroid hormone-mediated alterations in sympathetic nervous system signalling

Kornelia Johann, Center of Brain, Behavior and Metabolism, Lübeck

 

Hyperinsulinism and monogenic diabetes - presenting at the ASHG 2018 conference

Thomas W Laver, University of Exeter Medical School

 

Presentation of two research projects in the course of two symposia at the 47th ISPNE conference

Sina Radke, RWTH Aachen University

 

Computational Analysis of the Urinary Steroid Metabolome as a Novel Non-invasive Tool to Stage Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Ahmad Moolla, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital

 

The metabolome of human adipose tissue - Collaboration initiation visit

Konstantinos Manolopoulos, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, The University of Birmingham

 

Grant application to attend the 14th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium in Germany, September 2017

Anais Kahve, University of Exeter Medical School, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital

 

2016

Presentation results of testosterone project at the 30th ECNP Congress

Mikhail Votinov, RWTH Aachen University Hospital

 

Uniformity in obesity-related comorbidity definitions: developing a resource to follow children into adulthood

Andrew Beamish, The Royal College of Surgeons of England

 

Presenting our endocrine research at a non-endocrine international meeting in 2017

Carolin Höfig, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 

Development of a UK Multi Disciplinary Team Addisons Disease Behaviour Change Research Network

Lisa Shepherd, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

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