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Applications for Research Fellowships focusing on type 1 diabetes will be shared with the JDRF for consideration for joint funding
A qualitative study exploring the barriers and facilitators to healthy lifestyle choices in women with a history of gestational diabetes (GD)
Exploring the effect of very low calorie diet with and without adjuvant exercise training on vascular function and metabolic health in overweight individuals
Syntaxin and phosphorylation as an insulin - regulatory node of GLUT 4 sorting in human muscle
Risk factors, morbidity and mortality of recurrent unscheduled attendances in type 1 diabetes
Is there a shared heritability for the type 2 diabetes and depression association
Preventing recurrent gestational diabetes mellitus with early metformin intervention
Role of a novel recombinant adiponectic (fAd) in improving pancreatic islet β-cell function
The role of microRNA 146b in modulating inflammation in human adipose tissue (joint fellowship with the MRC)
Use of microneedle technology to deliver peptide immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes.
Limits of reversibility of type 2 diabetes: effect of disease duration on pancreatic composition & function
Exploring the glucose lowering potential of the sunshine vitamin - a 12 month RCT pharmacological and maintenance dose Vitamin D replacement in insulin resistant British south Asians.
Pancreatic and extra-pancreatic effects of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) in humans in health and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Optimising the tolerogenic potential of the dermal route of administration the development of a 'diabetes vaccine'.
Are Adipocyte-derived adipokines, markers of vitamin D deficiency and oxidative stress interrelated and do such measures contribute to arterial sclerosis in South Asians independently of traditional risk markers?
Small fibre function assessed using the ‘LDI flare’ technique in people with a hereditary risk of Type 2 diabetes, IGT, and Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes.
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The mechanisms underlying non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) in obesity.
Endothelium-dependent vascular behaviour in pregnancies complicated by diabetes.
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33 research fellows have been appointed to date.
Valuable education through training courses and individual support are provided to the research fellow, in addition to their funding. Publication has resulted from the various fellowships.