Enabling technologies

Lead Research Organisation: University of Cambridge

Abstract

The Enabling Technologies programme consists of two core facilities that provide critical technologies and equipment to scientists in the MDU and it is crucial its success. Because metabolic disease affects the entire body, it is critical that one has model organism on which the proper study of the disease can occur. Our model of choice is the mouse. The Disease Model Core will provide facilities for the measurement of the amount of fat and muscle is in the body, and how much and what type of food that is eaten. It also has the capability to measure how much energy is burnt, either through metabolism, released as heat, or through excercise. It will also provide facilities for examining tissues and organs. On the other end of the size spectrum we have the other core facility that is part of this programme, the Genomics/Transcriptomics Core. As the disease model core studies whole organisms, this core provides the facilities to study the sub-microscopic world genes and how they function and are turned into proteins.

Technical Summary

The Enabling Technologies programme consists of two core facilities that provide critical technologies and equipment to scientists in the MDU and it is crucial its success. The Disease Model Core will provide core facilities for the evaluation of body composition, food intake, energy expenditure and intermediary metabolism in rodent models. It will also provide facilities for histological processing and analysis. Importantly, it will have close links with the core phenotyping facilities associated with the Behavioural and clinical Neuroscience Institute so that opportunities for collaborative work are enhanced. The Disease Model Core also encompasses the Core Biochemical Assay Lab (CBAL). Although this is a primarily NIHR-supported core facility supporting all of the NHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre to undertake work that is strictly human based, funding provided through MRC MDU will continue to allow the CBAL to develop and deliver assays for analytes in mouse and rat specifically driven by the programmes of the MRC MDU and the wider IMS. The Genomics/Transcriptomics Core provides, and will continue to provide, facilities for DNA sequencing, mRNA quantitation and transcriptomic analysis, and which are local to our investigators and capable of delivering rapid turnaround for small- to mediumscale projects. This is highly complementary to the Eastern Sequence and Informatics Hub (EASIH), with which we maintain a close affiliation, and with the Sanger Institute.

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Publications

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Achermann JC (2017) Genetic disorders of nuclear receptors. in The Journal of clinical investigation

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Aiken CE (2013) Suboptimal nutrition in utero causes DNA damage and accelerated aging of the female reproductive tract. in FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

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Aiken CE (2016) Decreased ovarian reserve, dysregulation of mitochondrial biogenesis, and increased lipid peroxidation in female mouse offspring exposed to an obesogenic maternal diet. in FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

 
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Type Of Material Technology assay or reagent 
Year Produced 2017 
Provided To Others? No  
Impact Improvement in quality of results by better mimicking in vivo intercellular interactions. 
 
Title Citometry 
Description Development of Flow cytometry to study adipose tissue macrophages 
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Year Produced 2014 
Provided To Others? Yes  
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Title Differentiation of ES cells 
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Title FM, quantitative mass spectoscopy for analysing neuropeptide production 
Description We used liquid chromatography tandem mass spectroscopy (LC-MS/MS) to develop quantitative methods to analyse neuropeptide production in cultured human cells and in primary human brain samples. This consists of both standard curved made with sythetic human peptides, and synthetic peptides generated to incorporate stable heavy isotopes, which are spiked into samples during preparation. This enables very accurate and sensitive quantification of peptides, and assessment of relative quantities of different peptides of interests. 
Type Of Material Model of mechanisms or symptoms - in vitro 
Year Produced 2018 
Provided To Others? Yes  
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Impact Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R. Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27. PMID: 26508640 Free PMC Article Smith MA, Katsouri L, Irvine EE, Hankir MK, Pedroni SM, Voshol PJ, Gordon MW, Choudhury AI, Woods A, Vidal-Puig A, Carling D, Withers DJ.Ribosomal S6K1 in POMC and AgRP Neurons Regulates Glucose Homeostasis but Not Feeding Behavior in Mice.Cell Rep. 2015 Apr 21;11(3):335-43. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.03.029. Epub 2015 Apr 9. PMID: 25865886 Free PMC Article 
 
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Type Of Material Model of mechanisms or symptoms - in vitro 
Year Produced 2015 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact 1. Yew Tan C, Virtue S, Murfitt S, Robert LD, Phua YH, Dale M, Griffin JL, Tinahones F, Scherer PE, Vidal-Puig A. Adipose tissue fatty acid chain length and mono-unsaturation increases with obesity and insulin resistance. Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 17;5:18366. doi: 10.1038/srep18366. 2. Tan CY, Virtue S, Bidault G, Dale M, Hagen R, Griffin JL, Vidal-Puig A. Brown Adipose Tissue Thermogenic Capacity Is Regulated by Elovl6. Cell Rep. 2015 Dec 15;13(10):2039-47. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.11.004. Epub 2015 Nov 25. 3. Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601. 
 
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Year Produced 2016 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact None yet. 
URL https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/query/acc.cgi?acc=GSE74439
 
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Year Produced 2018 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact These data describe the sequence and relative abundance of human hypothalamic peptides, and revealed that beta-MSH is likely an important peptide for human appetite regulation. 
URL http://proteomecentral.proteomexchange.org
 
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Impact None
Start Year 2018
 
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Collaborator Contribution Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
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Collaborator Contribution Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
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Country United Kingdom 
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Collaborator Contribution Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
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Country Denmark 
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Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
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Organisation University of Edinburgh
Department Centre for Integrative Physiology
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Start Year 2011
 
Description Full4health 
Organisation University of Gothenburg
Department Sahlgrenska Academy
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Start Year 2011
 
Description Full4health 
Organisation University of Leeds
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Start Year 2011
 
Description Full4health 
Organisation University of Wageningen
Department Division of Human Nutrition
Country Netherlands 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Start Year 2011
 
Description Full4health 
Organisation Utrecht University
Department Rudolf Magnus Institute
Country Netherlands 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Impact Understanding food-gut-brain mechanisms across the lifespan in the regulation of hunger and satiety for health
Start Year 2011
 
Description G/R Bertie Goettgens, Single Cell RNAseq 
Organisation University of Cambridge
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact none yet
Start Year 2015
 
Description G/R, Bart Staels, FXR 
Organisation University of Lille
Country France 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments and data
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact Publication, PMID: 26134028
Start Year 2014
 
Description G/R, Eelco de Koning, gut organoids 
Organisation Utrecht University
Country Netherlands 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments/ Provision of Research Tools (mice) Publications: PMIDs: 25500886, 24130334
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Impact Publications: PMIDs: 25500886, 2413033
Start Year 2013
 
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Organisation University of Gothenburg
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
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Impact none as yet
Start Year 2015
 
Description G/R, Full4 Health 
Organisation Harokopio University
Country Greece 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Supervision of laboratory work done
Collaborator Contribution Provision of samples and payment for consumables
Impact None yet. Multidisciplinary.
Start Year 2015
 
Description G/R, Full4 Health 
Organisation University of Aberdeen
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Supervision of laboratory work done
Collaborator Contribution Provision of samples and payment for consumables
Impact None yet. Multidisciplinary.
Start Year 2015
 
Description G/R, Full4 Health 
Organisation Utrecht University
Country Netherlands 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Supervision of laboratory work done
Collaborator Contribution Provision of samples and payment for consumables
Impact None yet. Multidisciplinary.
Start Year 2015
 
Description G/R, Holst perfused intestine and pancreas 
Organisation University of Copenhagen
Country Denmark 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experimental ideas and data
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact Publications, PMIDs: 26280129, 24525020, 26483393
Start Year 2014
 
Description G/R, Jerry Greenfield, glutamine studies 
Organisation The Garvan Institute for Medical Research
Country Australia 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Assays and discussion
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact Publications: PMIDs: 25412338, 21593352, 19056578
Start Year 2007
 
Description G/R, Karolina Skibicka, central GLP-1 
Organisation University of Gothenburg
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments/ Provision of Research Tools (mice)
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact Publication: PMID: 25793511
Start Year 2013
 
Description G/R, Kristina Schoonjans, GPBAR1 
Organisation University of Lausanne
Country Switzerland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments and ideas
Collaborator Contribution GM mouse model
Impact Publication, PMID: 26280129
Start Year 2015
 
Description G/R, Medimmune proteomics 
Organisation MedImmune
Country United States 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution We will develop mass spec gut hormone detection
Collaborator Contribution Financial and intellectual
Impact none as yet
Start Year 2015
 
Description G/R, Medimmune studentship 
Organisation MedImmune
Country United States 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution joint supervision of PhD student
Collaborator Contribution joint supervision of PhD student
Impact too early in the studentship
Start Year 2014
 
Description G/R, Novartis RNAseq 
Organisation Novartis
Country Global 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Providing information, developing new techniques
Collaborator Contribution Development of new techniques
Impact Developed a priliminary technique to isolate RNA from human enteroednocrine cells
Start Year 2012
 
Description G/R, Patrik Rorsman, islet studies 
Organisation University of Oxford
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments/ Provision of Research Tools (mice)
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact Publications: PMIDs: 25172946, 24315372, 20519125
Start Year 2009
 
Description G/R, Pedro Herrera, Islet transdifferentiation 
Organisation University of Geneva
Country Switzerland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments/ Provision of Research Tools (mice)
Collaborator Contribution Experimental contributions
Impact Publication: PMID 25141178
Start Year 2013
 
Description G/R, Peter Spegel, islet studies 
Organisation Lund University
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments/ Provision of Research Tools (mice)
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact Publication: PMID: 25731850
Start Year 2015
 
Description G/R, Roche TAAR1 
Organisation F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Country Global 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Experiments
Collaborator Contribution provision of information and research compounds
Impact Publication: PMID 26241122
Start Year 2013
 
Description G/R, Thue Schwartz, enteroendocrine GPCRome 
Organisation University of Copenhagen
Country Denmark 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments/ Provision of Research Tools (mice)
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact Publications: PMIDs: 25453189, 26483393
Start Year 2010
 
Description G/R, Yvan Gosmain, islet studies 
Organisation University of Geneva
Country Switzerland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Experiments/ Provision of Research Tools (mice)
Collaborator Contribution Experiments
Impact Publication: PMID: 26696123
Start Year 2014
 
Description GIP receptor localisation and function 
Organisation University of Toronto
Country Canada 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution We generated a gipr knockin mouse, which has been shipped to Toronto
Collaborator Contribution Analysis of the genetically modified mouse in Toronto
Impact None to date
Start Year 2016
 
Description Gastrectomy clinicians 
Organisation Addenbrooke's Hospital
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Physiological studies on humans after gastrectomy plus in vitro analysis of tissue samples
Collaborator Contribution Identification of suitable patients
Impact Publications
Start Year 2015
 
Description Generation of organoids from transgenic models 
Organisation Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Department Hubrecht Institute
Country Netherlands 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution We provided tissue from transgenic mouse models
Collaborator Contribution Collaborators will generate organoids for use in their research programme
Impact None to date
Start Year 2016
 
Description HM 2013 CCTN 
Organisation Canadian Clinical Trial Network (CCTN)
Country Canada 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution PI for 4 UK sites for the CONCEPTT clinical trial. Will contribute approx 1/3 of th etotal recruits
Collaborator Contribution similar contributions to above
Impact publication: PMID: 23801793
Start Year 2013
 
Description Holst and Schwartz 
Organisation University of Copenhagen
Country Denmark 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Transcriptomic and experimental findings
Collaborator Contribution Perfused intestine experiments
Impact Multiple publicatoins
Start Year 2013
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation Charité - University of Medicine Berlin
Department Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Country Germany 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation German Cancer Research Center
Country Germany 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Department The Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation Helmholtz Zentrum München
Department Institute of Stem Cell Research
Country Germany 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation Julich Research Centre
Country Germany 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation Max Planck Society
Department Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research
Country Germany 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation RWTH Aachen University
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation University Clinic Dresden
Country Germany 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation University Clinic Lubeck
Country Germany 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation University Duisburg-Essen
Department Faculty of Medicine
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation University Hospital Tuebingen
Country Germany 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation University Medical Center Freiburg
Department Department of Radiology
Country Germany 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation University of Leipzig
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description ICEMED 
Organisation Yale University
Department School of Medicine
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner
Collaborator Contribution Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Impact Imaging and Curing Environmental Metabolic Diseases' Consortium award amount
Start Year 2012
 
Description KM, RUSH system 
Organisation Curie Institute Paris (Institut Curie)
Country France 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Provided technical expertise of benefit to the research
Collaborator Contribution Provided technical expertise of benefit to the research
Impact still too early in the collaboration to list material outputs
Start Year 2017
 
Description LGC peptidomics 
Organisation LGC Ltd
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Supporting a BBSRC iCASE studentship
Collaborator Contribution Analysis and training
Impact One publication to date
Start Year 2017
 
Description Larraufie Paris lab 
Organisation French National Institute of Agricultural Research
Country France 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Experimentation
Collaborator Contribution Experimentation and project planning
Impact Publications
Start Year 2016
 
Description Lilly GIPR 
Organisation Eli Lilly & Company Ltd
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Research in the field of central GIPR signalling
Collaborator Contribution Tool compounds and unpublished data
Impact None yet
Start Year 2018
 
Description ME Hypocompass 
Organisation Newcastle University
Department Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution mulicentre clinical study to Investigate the merits of insulin pumps, continuous glucose sensors in type 1 diabetes with hypoglycaemia unawareness and severe hypoglycaemia. recruited and studied patients
Collaborator Contribution recruited and studied patients
Impact PMID:24130355 PMID:23237320
Start Year 2010
 
Description Mechanisms of CNS control of Energy Balance 
Organisation University of Santiago de Compostela
Country Spain 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution We provide the generation and metabolic charaterisation of murine models.
Collaborator Contribution Dr Miguel Lopez was a former fellow in my lab and now has established his own lab in Santiago. He is an expert in Neuroanatomy and as such he provides his expertise to the CNS characterisation of our genetically modified mouse mopdels
Impact Whittle AJ, Carobbio S, Martins L, Slawik M, Hondares E, Vázquez MJ, Morgan D, Csikasz RI, Gallego R, Rodriguez-Cuenca S, Dale M, Virtue S, Villarroya F, Cannon B, Rahmouni K, López M, Vidal-Puig A. BMP8B Increases Brown Adipose Tissue Thermogenesis through Both Central and Peripheral Actions. Cell. 2012 May 11;149(4):871-85. Carobbio S, Hagen RM, Lelliott CJ, Slawik M, Medina-Gomez G, Tan CY, Sicard A, Atherton HJ, Barbarroja N, Bjursell M, Bohlooly-Y M, Virtue S, Tuthill A, Lefai E, Laville M, Wu T, Considine RV, Vidal H, Langin D, Oresic M, Tinahones FJ, Fernandez-Real JM, Griffin JL, Sethi JK, López M, Vidal-Puig A. Adaptive changes of the Insig1/SREBP1/SCD1 set point help adipose tissue to cope with increased storage demands of obesity. Diabetes 2013 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print] Fernø J, Varela L, Skrede S, Vázquez MJ, Nogueiras R, Diéguez C, Vidal-Puig A, Steen VM, López M. Olanzapine-Induced Hyperphagia and Weight Gain Associate with Orexigenic Hypothalamic Neuropeptide Signaling without Concomitant AMPK Phosphorylation. PLoS One June 13, 2011. 2. Skrede S, Fernø J, Vázquez MJ, Fjær S, Pavlin T, Lunder N, Vidal-Puig A, Diéguez C, Berge RK, López M, Steen VM. Olanzapine, but not aripiprazole, weight-independently elevates serum triglycerides and activates lipogenic gene expression in female rats. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. August, 2011. 3.Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. 4.López M, Varela L, Vázquez MJ, Rodríguez-Cuenca S, González CR, Velagapudi VR, Morgan DA, Schoenmakers E, Agassandian K, Lage R, Martínez de Morentin PB, Tovar S, Nogueiras R, Carling D, Lelliott C, Gallego R, Oresic M, Chatterjee K, Saha AK, Rahmouni K, Diéguez C, Vidal-Puig A. Nat Med. 2010 Sep;16(9):1001-8. Epub 2010 Aug 29. PMID: 20802499 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Related citations 5.Ghrelin effects on neuropeptides in the rat hypothalamus depend on fatty acid metabolism actions on BSX but not on gender. Lage R, Vázquez MJ, Varela L, Saha AK, Vidal-Puig A, Nogueiras R, Diéguez C, López M. FASEB J. 2010 Aug;24(8):2670-9. Epub 2010 Mar 24. PMID: 20335227 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Related citations 6.AMPK: a metabolic gauge regulating whole-body energy homeostasis. Lage R, Diéguez C, Vidal-Puig A, López M. Trends Mol Med. 2008 Dec;14(12):539-49. Epub 2008 Nov 1. Review. PMID: 18977694 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Related citations 7.Brain lipogenesis and regulation of energy metabolism. López M, Vidal-Puig A. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2008 Jul;11(4):483-90. Review. PMID: 18542011 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Related citations 8.Central resistin regulates hypothalamic and peripheral lipid metabolism in a nutritional-dependent fashion. 9.Vázquez MJ, González CR, Varela L, Lage R, Tovar S, Sangiao-Alvarellos S, Williams LM, Vidal-Puig A, Nogueiras R, López M, Diéguez C. Endocrinology. 2008 Sep;149(9):4534-43. Epub 2008 May 22. PMID: 18499762 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article Related citations 10.Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. 11.López M, Lage R, Saha AK, Pérez-Tilve D, Vázquez MJ, Varela L, Sangiao-Alvarellos S, Tovar S, Raghay K, Rodríguez-Cuenca S, Deoliveira RM, Castañeda T, Datta R, Dong JZ, Culler M, Sleeman MW, Alvarez CV, Gallego R, Lelliott CJ, Carling D, Tschöp MH, Diéguez C, Vidal-Puig A. Cell Metab. 2008 May;7(5):389-99. PMID: 18460330 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Related citations
Start Year 2008
 
Description MedImmune peptidomics 
Organisation MedImmune
Department MedImmune Cambridge
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution We employed a Senior research associate to develop mass spec peptidomics
Collaborator Contribution Financial contribution
Impact Publications
Start Year 2016
 
Description Medimmune BBSRC iCASE (Galvin) 
Organisation MedImmune
Department MedImmune Cambridge
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Supervision of PhD student
Collaborator Contribution Joint supervision of student, training, peptide synthesis
Impact None yet
Start Year 2016
 
Description NS - IGSF1 Clinical Care Group 
Organisation Leiden University
Country Netherlands 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Data collation, intellectual input
Collaborator Contribution Data collation, intellectual input
Impact PMID 26840047
Start Year 2012
 
Description RS 2013, Barts cancer inst 
Organisation Queen Mary University of London
Department Barts Cancer Institute
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Investigation of effect of PIK3CA activation on chromosomal stability. Two-way exchange of reagents, including primary cells and mouse tissues
Collaborator Contribution Two-way exchange of reagents, including primary cells and mouse tissues
Impact multidisciplinary collaboration
Start Year 2010
 
Description RS, treatment of overgrowth due to somatic activating PIK3CA mutations 
Organisation Genentech, Inc
Country United States 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution intellectual input, access to patient cells and samples
Collaborator Contribution provide reagents for testing on cells in culture
Impact very early stages of collaboration
Start Year 2014
 
Description RS, treatment of overgrowth due to somatic activating PIK3CA mutations 
Organisation Novartis
Country Global 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution intellectual input, access to patient cells and samples
Collaborator Contribution provide reagents for testing on cells in culture
Impact very early stages of collaboration
Start Year 2014
 
Description RS, treatment of overgrowth due to somatic activating PIK3CA mutations 
Organisation Sanofi
Department Aventis
Country France 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution intellectual input, access to patient cells and samples
Collaborator Contribution provide reagents for testing on cells in culture
Impact very early stages of collaboration
Start Year 2014
 
Description RS, treatment of overgrowth due to somatic activating PIK3CA mutations 
Organisation Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
Department Millenium
Country United States 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution intellectual input, access to patient cells and samples
Collaborator Contribution provide reagents for testing on cells in culture
Impact very early stages of collaboration
Start Year 2014
 
Description SF - Andrea Brand/Gurdon Institute 
Organisation University of Cambridge
Department Gurdon Institute
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Collaboration to use flies as a screen for novel obesity genes.
Collaborator Contribution N/A
Impact None
Start Year 2015
 
Description SF - Rhythm 
Organisation Rhythm Pharmaceuticals
Country United States 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Discussion of a phase 2 clinical trial in genetic obesity syndromes.
Collaborator Contribution N/A
Impact None
Start Year 2013
 
Description SF - Sebastien Bouret 
Organisation University of Southern California
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Development of a mouse model to explore novel human mutations.
Collaborator Contribution N/A
Impact None
Start Year 2014
 
Description SF, GPCR biology 
Organisation University of Montreal
Country Canada 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution identifying human variants in MC4R associated with obesity and creating constructs to characterise the effects of human mutations in trafficking
Collaborator Contribution characterise the effects of human mutations in trafficking
Impact manuscript being prepared for submission
Start Year 2018
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation Chiba University
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation German Cancer Research Center
Country Germany 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation Stockholm University
Department Werner Institute
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation Toho University
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation University of Graz
Department Institute of Molecular Biosciences
Country Austria 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation University of Minnesota
Department Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation University of Newcastle
Country Australia 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Thermogenesis 
Organisation University of Santiago de Compostela
Department Physiology
Country Spain 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Murine generation and Phenotyping
Collaborator Contribution Specific Thermogenic studies covering CNS, BAT and electrophysiology
Impact Whittle, A.J., S. Carobbio, L. Martins, M. Slawik, E. Hondares, (11 authors),A. Vidal-Puig, BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions. Cell, 2012. 149(4): p. 871-85. Lopez, M., R. Lage, A.K. Saha, D. Perez-Tilve, M.J. Vazquez, (17 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic fatty acid metabolism mediates the orexigenic action of ghrelin. Cell Metab, 2008. 7(5): p. 389-99. Lopez, M., L. Varela, M.J. Vazquez, S. Rodriguez-Cuenca, C.R. Gonzalez,(16 authors) and A. Vidal-Puig, Hypothalamic AMPK and fatty acid metabolism mediate thyroid regulation of energy balance. Nat Med, 2010. 16(9): p. 1001-8. Lee EY, Sakurai K, Zhang X, Toda C, Tanaka T, Jiang M, Shirasawa T, Tachibana K, Yokote K, Vidal-Puig A, Minokoshi Y, Miki T. Unsuppressed lipolysis in adipocytes is linked with enhanced gluconeogenesis and altered bile acid physiology in Insr(P1195L/+) mice fed high-fat-diet. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 30;5:17565. doi: 10.1038/srep17565. 4. Whittle AJ, Jiang M, Peirce V, Relat J, Virtue S, Ebinuma H, Fukamachi I, Yamaguchi T, Takahashi M, Murano T, Tatsuno I, Takeuchi M, Nakaseko C, Jin W, Jin Z, Campbell M, Schneider WJ, Vidal-Puig A*, Bujo H*. Soluble LR11/SorLA represses thermogenesis in adipose tissue and correlates with BMI in humans. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 20;6:8951. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9951.* Corresponding Author Schreiber R, Hofer P, Taschler U, Voshol PJ, Rechberger GN, Kotzbeck P, Jaeger D, Preiss-Landl K, Lord CC, Brown JM, Haemmerle G, Zimmermann R, Vidal-Puig A, Zechner R Hypophagia and metabolic adaptations in mice with defective ATGL-mediated lipolysis cause resistance to HFD-induced obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10;112(45):13850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516004112. Epub 2015 Oct 27 Senyilmaz D, Virtue S, Xu X, Tan CY, Griffin JL, Miller AK, Vidal-Puig A, Teleman AA. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1. Nature. 2015 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature14601 . Transforming Growth Factor-ß3 Regulates Adipocyte Number in Subcutaneous White Adipose Tissue. Petrus P, Mejhert N, Corrales P, Lecoutre S, Li Q, Maldonado E, Kulyté A, Lopez Y, Campbell M, Acosta JR, Laurencikiene J, Douagi I, Gao H, Martínez-Álvarez C, Hedén P, Spalding KL, Vidal-Puig A, Medina-Gomez G, Arner P, Rydén M. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 16;25(3):551-560.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.069. PMID: 30332637 Free Article Similar articles
Start Year 2010
 
Description Trapp 
Organisation University College London
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Mouse models and scientific discussion
Collaborator Contribution Experimentation
Impact Multiple publications
Start Year 2008
 
Description Ulster, transgenic mice 
Organisation Ulster University
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Collaboration involving transgenic mouse models generated in Cambridge, and shipped to Ulster
Collaborator Contribution Collaborators will work with the transgenic model
Impact None to date
Start Year 2016
 
Description VKC, M Bennett 
Organisation University of Cambridge
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Collaborating to generate and characterise a murine model with conditional selenoprotein depletion in vascular smooth muscle cells and test antioxidants in this model
Collaborator Contribution Collaborating to generate and characterise a murine model with conditional selenoprotein depletion in vascular smooth muscle cells and test antioxidants in this model
Impact tbc
Start Year 2017
 
Description VKC, Sanger, Busch-Nentwich 
Organisation The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Collaborating to revive a zebrafish Secisbp2 mutant in the archive and characterise its phenotype, access to WTSI archive
Collaborator Contribution Collaborating to revive a zebrafish Secisbp2 mutant in the archive and characterise its phenotype,
Impact tbc
Start Year 2017
 
Description VKC, Wiebke Arlt 
Organisation University of Birmingham
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Collaborating to investigate the basis of abnormal steroidogenesis in RTHalpha
Collaborator Contribution Collaborating to investigate the basis of abnormal steroidogenesis in RTHalpha
Impact tbc
Start Year 2013
 
Description Yuki Oka 
Organisation California Institute of Technology
Department Division of Biology and Biological Engineering (BBE)
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Provision of mouse models
Collaborator Contribution Research contribution
Impact Nature publication
Start Year 2017
 
Description cb, Luckman 
Organisation University of Manchester
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution identify new targets
Collaborator Contribution investigate new targets
Impact still too early
Start Year 2017
 
Description characterisation of a novel model of obesity involving a paternally expressed gene 
Organisation Max Planck Society
Department Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics
Country Germany 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution collaboration on a novel model of obesity involving imprinted paternally expressed genes detailed phenotyping of mouse model
Collaborator Contribution intellectual guidance, mouse resources
Impact publication currently being written
Start Year 2013
 
Description collaboration to study a novel model of obesity and developmental delay 
Organisation The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution just beginning this collaboration after frutiful discussion around imprinted genes and obesity
Collaborator Contribution generation and phenotyping of this mouse model
Impact no output yet
Start Year 2016
 
Description collaboration to understand a novel model of obesity 
Organisation University of Edinburgh
Department MRC Centre for Inflammation Research
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution understanding mechanisms in driving obesity in a novel mouse model
Collaborator Contribution we will host a colleague form edinburgh who can undertake laser capture microdissection of relevant tissue
Impact none to date
Start Year 2017
 
Description development of a model of metabolic consequences of glucocorticoid therapy 
Organisation University of Manchester
Department Division of Cell Matrix Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution intellectual input, murine reagents, technical expertise
Collaborator Contribution murine models, manpower, technical expertise, intellectual input
Impact Manuscript published in Endocrinology , Nov 2016 (Harno et al, PMID: 27649090)
Start Year 2014
 
Description macrophage 
Organisation Spanish Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs
Department National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC)
Country Spain 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Generation of original mouse models and characterisation
Collaborator Contribution Generation of murine models targeting specific genetic modification to macrophages
Impact Prieur, X., C.Y. Mok, V.R. Velagapudi, V. Nunez, L. Fuentes, D. (9 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Differential lipid partitioning between adipocytes and tissue macrophages modulates macrophage lipotoxicity and M2/M1 polarization in obese mice. Diabetes, 2011. 60(3): p. 797-809. Virtue S, Masoodi M, de Weijer BA, van Eijk M, Mok CY, Eiden M, Dale M, Pirraco A, Serlie MJ, Griffin JL, Vidal-Puig A. Prostaglandin profiling reveals a role for haematopoietic prostaglandin D synthase in adipose tissue macrophage polarisation in mice and humans. Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Mar 24. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2015.34
Start Year 2011
 
Description macrophage 
Organisation The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Generation of original mouse models and characterisation
Collaborator Contribution Generation of murine models targeting specific genetic modification to macrophages
Impact Prieur, X., C.Y. Mok, V.R. Velagapudi, V. Nunez, L. Fuentes, D. (9 authors), A. Vidal-Puig, Differential lipid partitioning between adipocytes and tissue macrophages modulates macrophage lipotoxicity and M2/M1 polarization in obese mice. Diabetes, 2011. 60(3): p. 797-809. Virtue S, Masoodi M, de Weijer BA, van Eijk M, Mok CY, Eiden M, Dale M, Pirraco A, Serlie MJ, Griffin JL, Vidal-Puig A. Prostaglandin profiling reveals a role for haematopoietic prostaglandin D synthase in adipose tissue macrophage polarisation in mice and humans. Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Mar 24. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2015.34
Start Year 2011
 
Title GIP-Cre 
Description GIP-Cre genetically modified mouse model 
IP Reference  
Protection Protection not required
Year Protection Granted
Licensed No
Impact MTAs in place for sharing with academic collaborators
 
Title GLP1R-Cre 
Description Transgenic mice expressing Cre-recombinase driven by the GLP-1 receptor promoter 
IP Reference  
Protection Protection not required
Year Protection Granted 2016
Licensed Yes
Impact None known to date
 
Title GLU-Cre mice 
Description Transgenic mice expressing cre-recombinase driven by the proglucagon promoter 
IP Reference  
Protection Protection not required
Year Protection Granted 2016
Licensed Yes
Impact No known impact to date
 
Title GLU-CreERT2 
Description Transgenic mice expressing tamoxifen-inducible cre-recombinase driven by the proglucagon promoter 
IP Reference  
Protection Protection not required
Year Protection Granted 2016
Licensed Yes
Impact None known to date
 
Title SF - Setmelanotide 
Description MC4R agonist being studied in a sponsor-initiated trial. 
Type Therapeutic Intervention - Drug
Current Stage Of Development Early clinical assessment
Year Development Stage Completed 2015
Development Status Actively seeking support
Clinical Trial? Yes
Impact N/A 
 
Description Barcelona, Spain. 24th-27th May 2017. EMBO workshop meeting on BAT. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Barcelona, Spain. 24th-27th May 2017. EMBO workshop meeting on BAT. Conference lecturer
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://meetings.embo.org/event/17-brown-fat
 
Description Keystone Symposia on Diabetes/Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Keystone Conference Lecture. Colorado, USA. 22nd - 27th January 2017.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://healthdocbox.com/amp/69735120-Diabetes/Diabetes-january-22-26-2017-keystone-conference-center...
 
Description Keystone Symposia on Diabetes/Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact . Colorado, USA. 22nd - 27th January 2017. Keystone Symposia on Diabetes/Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Lisbon, Portugal. 11th-15th September 2017. 53rd EASD Annual Meeting. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Lisbon, Portugal. 11th-15th September 2017. 53rd EASD Annual Meeting. >150 attendants to symposium on Obesity associated metabolic complications.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://d-net.idf.org/en/events/369-53rd-easd-annual-meeting-in-lisbon-portugal.html
 
Description Mexico. 13th-14th February 2019. Nutrition Forum 2019 Danone Institute of Mexico. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation on obesity and nutrition
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.danoneinstitute.org/nutrition-health/local-initiatives
 
Description Vienna, Austria. 15th-19th October 2016. UEG Week. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact 2. Vienna, Austria. 15th-19th October 2016. UEG Week. Main meeting on gastroenterology in Europe.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Vienna, Austria. 2nd February 2018. Seminar at Vienna Biocenter 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Vienna, Austria. 2nd February 2018. Seminar at Vienna Biocenter. Lecture to postcs in this institute and meetings with specific students to discuss their projects
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://cluster.meduniwien.ac.at/index.php?id=3732&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=3280&tx_ttnews%5Bpointer%5...
 
Description by Ionel Sandovici - KAUST conference on environmental epigenetics 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Poster Presentation titled "Epigenetic programming of chromatin during adipocyte differentiation by early life nutrition", as part of international conference on environmental epigenetics and held at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://keep.kaust.edu.sa/KAUST-Epigenetics-2017/Pages/Welcome.aspx
 
Description 'ARE YOUR GENES TO BLAME WHEN YOUR JEANS DON'T FIT?' Talk at the Hay Festival 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact ARE YOUR GENES TO BLAME WHEN YOUR JEANS DON'T FIT?, talk at the Hay Festival 2016 as part of the Cambridge series.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://www.hayfestival.com/p-11106-giles-yeo.aspx
 
Description 'If your jeans don't fit, maybe your genes don't fit?' - Authored piece for the Sunday Times, Jan 12th 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This authored piece in the 'Review' section of the Sunday Times was written in support of the BBC2 release of 'What's the right diet for you?', in which I was one of the scientific experts.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/newsreview/features/article1505198.ece
 
Description 'Role of FTO as a brain nutrient sensor' - Invited symposium speaker at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting in New Orleans, 10/6/16 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact 'Role of FTO as a brain nutrient sensor' - Invited symposium speaker at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting in New Orleans, 10/6/16
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description -Conference "Metabolism in Action - Lifetime influence of genes and environment" (1-5th October) by the Copenhagen Bioscience Conferences, a Novo Nordisk Foundation initiative, in Hillerød, Denmark ---- Poster session: S Rodriguez-Cuenca*, S Carobbio*, R Dias , G Barcelo-Cobjlin, X Prieur, J Relat-Pardo, R Amat, M Campbell, M Bahri and A Vidal-Puig. P465L PPARg mutation confers partial resistance to the hypolipidaemic action of fibrates. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact -Conference "Metabolism in Action - Lifetime influence of genes and environment" (1-5th October) by the Copenhagen Bioscience Conferences, a Novo Nordisk Foundation initiative, in Hillerød, Denmark ---- Poster session: S Rodriguez-Cuenca*, S Carobbio*, R Dias , G Barcelo-Cobjlin, X Prieur, J Relat-Pardo, R Amat, M Campbell, M Bahri and A Vidal-Puig. P465L PPARg mutation confers partial resistance to the hypolipidaemic action of fibrates.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description . Cambridge, UK. 11th April 2016. British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Excellence Annual Event. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact 4. Cambridge, UK. 11th April 2016. British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Excellence Annual Event.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description . London, UK. 11th January 2017. Seminar at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact . London, UK. 11th January 2017. Seminar at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description 2015 Keynote Speaker Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, September 12th 2015. Title 'Genomics in Obesity Management' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact 200 diabetic nurses attended, which is not normally who I speak to. This sparked interesting discussions
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description 23/01/2017 Invited Talk, Meeting "Bile Acids, Nuclear Receptors and Nutrition" (Metabolic Control of Liver Regeneration and Hepatocellular Carcinogenesis: Nuclear Receptors and Beyond), University Medical Centre Utrecht, NL 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact 23/01/2017 Invited Talk, Meeting "Bile Acids, Nuclear Receptors and Nutrition" (Metabolic Control of Liver Regeneration and Hepatocellular Carcinogenesis: Nuclear Receptors and Beyond), University Medical Centre Utrecht, NL
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description 29/06/2017 Faculty Speaker, University Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) Summer School for University students and Working Professionals (Molecular basis of NASH development and progression; lipids and beyond). Madrid, ES 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact 29/06/2017 Faculty Speaker, University Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) Summer School for University students and Working Professionals (Molecular basis of NASH development and progression; lipids and beyond). Madrid, ES
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description 3. Tsukuba, Japan. 17th-19th September 2016. Tsukuba Global Science Week. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Tsukuba, Japan. 17th-19th September 2016. Tsukuba Global Science Week.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description ADA 2016. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact New Orleans, USA. 10th - 14th June 2016. American Diabetes Association's Scientific Session's 76th Scientific Sessions.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description AK, Einstein's Garden at the Green Man Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Took part in Einsteins Garden at the Green Man Festival. Developed an hands-on activity showing the power of nutritional biomarkers and, over 4 days of the festival, spoke to hundreds of people ab.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.greenman.net/news/discover-whats-landing-in-einsteins-garden/
 
Description AK, LifeLab Peterborough 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Took part in organised public engagement event invilving using the 'Fortune telling molecules' activity to explain nutritional biomarkers.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.camlifelab.co.uk/peterborough
 
Description Appearance on Radio 4's 'Start the week' with Andrew Marr on 6/6/16 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Appeared on R4's 'Start the week' with Andrew Marr, discussing Genes and Inheritance.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07dkk09
 
Description Authored piece in the DailyMail on the utility of commercial genetic tests in predicting disease 'Should you take a gene test to tell if you will put on weight? Don't waste your cash' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This authored piece in the DailyMail (which I only agreed to because it was authored) generated quite a bit of public interest on twitter
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2987372/Should-gene-test-tell-weight-Don-t-waste-cash.html
 
Description BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Interview 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview with BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, to discuss gut brain signalling, and the upcoming public lecture at the Science Festival
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Barcelona, Spain. 8th October 2016. CIBERDEM-MSD Symposium 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Barcelona, Spain. 8th October 2016. CIBERDEM-MSD Symposium
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Big Biology Day 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Big Biology Day - engagement activities explaining metabolic research to families
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description CB, Radio interview 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact interviewed onlocal radio as a result of a press release and publication.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description CB, short film 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact took part in a short film explaining, in lay terms, the aims of the research done at the MRL
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc-jqlG0JMc
 
Description CM, Association of Clinical Biochemistry NICE guideline advisory group 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact aimed to increase awareness of the need for appropriate biochemistry input into clinical care guidelines
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description CM, Association of Clinical Pathologists Vice chair biochemistry panel 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Encouraged increased biochemistry input into curricula
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description CM, Experiences of a chief investigator in CRN Eastern 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact presentation +Q&A session at regional meeting
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description CM, Gestational diabetes - update at CRN Eastern Reproductive Health symposium 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Increase awareness of clinical studies in reproductive health and metabolism
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Cambridge Metabolic Network/Danish Diabetes Association Course for PhD Students. 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Course sponsored by NOVO foundation from Denmark, 35 PhD students from Cambridge and Denmark.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://www.danishdiabetesacademy.dk/events/lipid-metabolism-new-methods-and-translational-aspects
 
Description Cambridge Network recruitment event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Richard Kay presented at the Cambridge Network recruitment event: "Proglucagon peptide analysis in post gastrectomy patients - bioanalysis or gut feeling?" to people interested in science jobs in the Cambridge area. (asked to present by Mike Van Der Merwe at LGC)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Cambridge Science Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Developed and staged display related to metabolism at the 'Family Weekend' sessions for the Cambridge Science Festival (4 days in total, 1 weekend in the Centre of Cambridge + following weekend at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus). ~ 25 members of the institute volunteered their time.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Cambridge Science Festival - 'Starch, Milk and Alcohol' 11th March 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This is a lecture at the Annual Cambridge Science Festival, which is the biggest 'free to attend' Science festival of its kind in the UK
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/starch-milk-and-alcohol-tickets-19842258730
 
Description Cambridge Science Festival - family activities 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Drop-in hands-on event for families and children. Sparked questions from children and parents
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016,2017,2018
 
Description Cambridge Science Festival Public Lecture 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Public Lecture: Gribble and Fletcher. "Inside out: how the gut changes the brain's view of the world". Followed by questions from the public
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Cambridge big weekend 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The institute ran a display at the Cambridge Big Weekend as part of the University 'Fun Lab' Tent. Involved 7 volunteers from the institute. The audience/participants were mainly local families and adults. The impression was that the event attracted a visitors with broader demographic profile that at the Cambridge Science Festival.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Cambridge, United Kingdom. 2nd November 2017. Cardio-metabolic meeting for Early Career Researchers 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Cambridge, United Kingdom. 2nd November 2017. Cardio-metabolic meeting for Early Career Researchers. This is a meeting organised by the Junior scientists directed to promote networking and exchange
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.metabolism.cam.ac.uk/event/cardiometabolic-early-career-researchers-event-encouraging-col...
 
Description Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Edmonton, Canada. 2nd May 2016. Distinguished Speaker Lecture, University of Alberta. !50 approx. students and post docts attended lecture.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description DD, FArewell symposium for Henrik Mortensen, Copenhagen 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Festschrift to celebrate the career of a distinguished Danish Paediatric Endocrinologist
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description DD, Genetic contributions to Type 1 diabetes (The Endocrine Society, USA) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact invited to lecture in the USA by the Endocrine Society - a symposium concerning studies of early prediction and prevention of type 1 dieabetes
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://www.endocrine.org
 
Description DD, INNODIA - what od we aim for and how to find the needle (ISPAD) International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Lecture to an international group describing how a new EU programme (INNODIA [Co-lead David Dunger]) may impact on type 1 diabetes
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://innodia.eu/
 
Description DD, Induction to the Cambridge Baby Growth Study (BioFN Kick off meeting) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact start up meeting to plan a new EU grant
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description DD, Insulin-like growth factor 1 and preterm infants (British Association of Perinatal Medicine) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Invited lecture to an invited group or neonatologists (nurses, doctors) concerning studies of IGF-1 in preterm infants
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description DD, Nephrology - what have we leatnt from AdDIT (ADOLESCENT TYPE 1 DIEABETES CARDIO-RENAL INTERVENTION TRIAL)National Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Symposium 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact update on the progress of AdDIT study
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://addit-trial.org/
 
Description DD, Patient participation within CPRU National Childrens Bureau, London 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact ~30 children involved in workshop activities
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description DD: Talk:Genetic and Lipidomic Associations with pregnancy and newborn outcomes in teh Cambridge Baby Growth Study 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact update on academic progress several aspects of the Cambridge Baby Growth Study
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description DS, Aegerion consultancy 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact member of an expert working group
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description DS, International Advisory Board for ICAN, Paris 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Member of an expert advisory group for an international institute
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description DS, Wellcome Trust Expert Review Group 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact member of an expert working group
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Diet and Genes: Can we pass on our sins? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact We held a 'question time' type panel discussion and debate about the genetics and epigenetics of obesity.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL http://www.metabolism.cam.ac.uk/event/diet-and-genes-can-we-pass-on-our-sins/
 
Description EPOS2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Wehosted the 2020 Horizon EPoS project Steering commitee meeting at St Catherine College in Cambridge to discuss the latest results on the pathogenesis, diagnostic and treatment of fatty liver and NASH.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://www.linkedin.com/in/toni-vidal-puig-md-phd-frcp-fmedsci-emba-43804113/detail/recent-activity...
 
Description ER, presentation to scientists from a different field 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Researcher invited talk at a conference on peptide processing, which gave the opportunity to present work in our canine model of obesity and stimulated discussion on how using non-laboratory model organisms has value in research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.grc.org/protein-processing-trafficking-and-secretion-conference/2018/
 
Description ER, BBC Futures article 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A widely read 'long read' article on BBC Futures which sparked interest in how our and other work studying pets and production animals can inform the science of the human obesity epidemic.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190109-what-we-can-learn-from-overweight-pets-about-human-obesity
 
Description ER, Continuing education to practicing vets 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Talk to medicine specialist vets and general practitioners at a leading US clinical veterinary conference on my research and how the findings impact on clinical management of overweight dogs.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description ER, Dog obesity roadshows 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Taking our sample collection and recruitment drive to local and national dog shows generated not just samples but discussion about the importance of genetics in obesity with the dog owners attending.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://nefra.co.uk/nefra-shows/
 
Description ER, Engagement with GOdogs study participants 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact 800 dog owning members of the public have signed up to participate in our study and receive quarterly electronic newsletters detailing our findings and updates on new canine science.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.GOdogs.org.uk
 
Description ER, Interview on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire about dogs, obesity and genetics  
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Following an interview on local radio about research into dog obesity genetics, callers responded with tales of their dogs' eating (mis)adventures and how this might be genetically related.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description ER, Talk on obesity genetics to Kennel Club breeders' forum 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presenting our work on the genetics of obesity in dogs to Breed Health Coordinators at a Kennel Club Forum; attendees were particularly interested in how studying dogs can inform human focussed research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/events/
 
Description ER, careers talk at local school 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact During this workshop for 16-18 year olds interested in becoming a vet we discussed the diverse careers that veterinary science can lead to and the practicalities of working as a vet.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL http://www.hillsroad.ac.uk/
 
Description ER, public talk + Q&A at the Cambridge Science Festival by Eleanor Raffan 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A talk on how dog breeding makes dog genetics special and feeds into their value for models of human disease prompted questions about obesity genetics, canine breeding ethics, brain development and other wide ranging topics.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/woofing-it-do
 
Description Epigenetics of metabolism, panel discusssion 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Panel discussion and Q&A session for members of the general public associated with an international conference entitled 'Epigenetics of metabolism' organised in Jan 2019. Panel members were speakers at the conference plus others with a non-typical approach. The event was compered by Giles Yeo and took place in a local café. The event was very popular with tickets oversubscribed in advance and a queue of hopeful people waiting for returns.
Questions from the audience prompted several interesting discussions.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Expert contributor, Fat Family Tree, Channel 4 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Channel 4 documentary on genetics of obesity, aired on 23rd May, 2013

Increasing public awareness of genetics of obesity
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.channel4.com/programmes/fat-family-tree/episode-guide
 
Description FM, CRISPR course instructor for CamBioScience 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact 100 researchers and industry members attended a course, which sparked questions and discussion afterwards.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017,2018
 
Description FM, Participant in Roundtable discussion hosted by Nature magazine 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact A round-table discussion in front of an audience of over 100 professors, postdocs, editors, and policy makers debated the issues surrounding the safety and genetic stability of human stem cell-based research. The results will be published and disseminated via the web to reach a much larger audience.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Familial Gastric Cancer Study Day (Geoff Roberts) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Patients, carers and/or patient groups
Results and Impact 80-100 participants and family members, with familial gastric cancer, attended a study day to learn more about current research and practice. Geoff Roberts was one of the invited speakers. A number of patients expressed an interest in participating in our future research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Form the future Careers Carousel at Sawston Village College 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Form the future Careers Carousel at Sawston Village College
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Geneva, Switzerland. 23rd January 2018. Symposium: Neuroendocrine regulation of metabolism and dysfunctions in obesity/type 2 diabetes 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Geneva, Switzerland. 23rd January 2018. Symposium: Neuroendocrine regulation of metabolism and dysfunctions in obesity/type 2 diabetes
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.unige.ch/medecine/diabetescentre/fr/actualites/sym/
 
Description Harrogate, United Kingdom. 6th-8th November 2017. Society for Endocrinology BES Conference. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Harrogate, United Kingdom. 6th-8th November 2017. Society for Endocrinology BES Conference. Lecture related to Medal award.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://www.endocrinology.org/events/sfe-bes-conference/sfe-bes-2017/
 
Description Heidelberg, Germany. 12th May 2016. Seminar at German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Heidelberg, Germany. 12th May 2016. Seminar at German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description International Congress on Obesity 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Vancouver, Canada. 1st - 4th May 2016. 13th International Congress on Obesity. 250 attendes
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Interview on Real Nutrition Radio - Are gene tests worth it? 8th June 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This interview dealt with the utility of genetic testing in so-called 'nutri-genomics'....punch line, it will happen one day perhaps, but not yet!
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www.realnutritionradio.com/podcast/ep17-are-genetic-tests-worth-it-with-giles-yeo/
 
Description Interview on The Kim Hill show, on New Zealand National Radio, Sep 5th 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This was a 45 min interview about obesity on New Zealand National Radio with Kim Hill, the doyenne of NZ talk radio.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://omnyapp.com/shows/rnz-saturday-morning/giles-yeo-obesity-and-genetics
 
Description Interview with the Naked Scientists Radio Show, ' Why are people prone to gaining weight?' Jan 12th 2015, 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The initial show when out live on BBC radio cambridgeshire. The podcast of this then was released internationally. Lots of twitter comments and feedback.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/interviews/interview/1001083/
 
Description JG, 2nd Metabolomics Sardinian Scientific School 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact 2nd Metabolomics Sardinian Scientific School was aimed at post-grad students new to the field of metabolomics. We gave seminars and workshops in various tools and techniques in metabolomics.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Malaga, Spain. 19th - 21st October 2016. Congress of the Spanish Society of Endocrinology 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Malaga, Spain. 19th - 21st October 2016. Congress of the Spanish Society of Endocrinology
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Malaga, Spain. 20th-23rd March 2017. Danish Diabetes Academy Postdoc Winter School 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact On March 19-24, 2017, a total of 99 Post Doc fellows, third-year PhD students and prominent national and international speakers attended Danish Diabetes Academy's 3rd Winter School in Malaga with focus on different aspects of prevention and treatment of diabetes as well as career development. Malaga, Spain. 20th-23rd March 2017. Danish Diabetes Academy Postdoc Winter School. .
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://www.danishdiabetesacademy.dk/node/1087
 
Description NS, British Endocrine Society Meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Poster presentation given at a professional conference
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description NS, British Endocrine Society invited lecture 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A clinical presentation on central hypothyroidism attended by clinical thyroidologists
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description NS, British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Oral presentation given at a professional conference
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description NS, British Thyroid Association meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Oral presentation given at a professional conference
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description NS, British Thyroid Foundation Children's Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Patients, carers and/or patient groups
Results and Impact 30 families attended a patient-oriented conference on thyroid disease including presentations, workshops and question-answer sessions
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description NS, British thyroid association research presentation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact 75 thyroidologists attended a research presentation which sparked discussion and further collaborations
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description NS, European Congress of Endocrinology 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Invited lecture given at a professional conference
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description NS, European Thyroid Association Meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Invited lecture given at a professional conference
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description NS, European thyroid association research presentation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Thyroidologists attended a late breaking research presentation which sparked discussion and further collaborations
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description NS, European thyroid association research presentation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Thyroidologists attended a research presentation which sparked discussion
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description NS. European thyroid association invited lecture 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact thyroidologists attended an invited lecture on whole exome sequencing which sparked discussion about uses and interpretation of this technology
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Nanjing, China. 8th May 2017. Lecture at Nanjing Biomedical Research Institute. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Nanjing, China. 8th May 2017. Lecture at Nanjing Biomedical Research Institute. Talk at this institute in China in front of > 100 students.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Participating in 'Britain's Fat Fight' with chef, author and broadcaster Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The heart of this programme was the effort to get a city in the UK, Newcastle, to lose 100,000 pounds. But clearly all the lessons learnt are broadly applicable across the UK and internationally. It was a three part series and I had a role in all three episodes. The first episode had me helping Hugh place the obesity problem into context. But it was the following two episodes which saw me going to Newcastle to try and engender real change on the ground. First I was given access to the central Newcastle metro station, where I placed footsteps leading from the platform and up the stairs, in order to try and 'nudge' commuters to use the stairs instead of the escalators. In the short-term, we did manage to get significantly more people using the stairs. Then I was given access to a street in Newcastle with a number of takeaway establishments. Here I manage to get them to swap out 'full-sugar' ketchup for the low sugar option (after a taste test to demonstrate that no one would be able to tell the difference), play about with portion sizes, as well as move full sugar beverages away from eye and grab height. What happened after the cameras left? Well, I went back to give a talk in Newcastle end of 2018 (the programmes had aired May 2018), I found that those footsteps that I had only put up at the central Metro station had now spread all across the city! In other stations, as well as in council owned buildings.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b0y27w
 
Description Poster presentation by Dr. Ionel Sandovici at conference Metabolism in Action 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Poster presentation titled "Mesenchymal Igf2 is a key regulator of pancreatic growth and function" at the conference "Metabolism in action - lifetime influence of genes and environment", Favrholm Campus, Denmark
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://cph-bioscience.com/en/events/metabolism-action-lifetime-influence-genes-environment
 
Description Presentation in the BBC Science Zone, at the 2015 Cheltenham Science Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This appearance at the Cheltenham Science Festival was a real experience. But the real benefit to me was I ended up being recruited to present my own BBC Horizon documentary!
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presented 'Clean eating - The dirty truth' for BBC2 Horizon, aired 19/1/17 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Presented 'Clean eating - The dirty truth' for BBC2 Horizon, aired 19/1/17
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08bhd29
 
Description Presented 'Why are we getting so fat?', a BBC2 Horizon Documentary, aired 7/6/16 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact I presented 'Why are we getting so fat' for BBC2 Horizon, which transmitted on 7/6/16. Viewing figures were 2 million in the UK. Has been aired now all over the world.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07fys2y
 
Description Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Journal of Internal Medicine - Key Symposium "Metabolic complications of obesity" 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Organisation of symposia with 150 attendants, 28 speakers from EU, USA, JAPAN, CHINA. Top symposium supported by the Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Journal of Internal Medicine.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/event/metabolic-complications-obesity/
 
Description SF, The Life Scientific - BBC Radio 4 interview 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact BBC Radio 4 programmes reach thousands of listeners. This interview sparked a lot of online debate.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08b7vyg
 
Description SF, genetics of thinness 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A press release related to a research publication concerning the genetics of thinness resulted in numerous TV, radio and newspaper articles at national and international level. press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview. Media coverage was used as a platform to start a widespread discussion around the genetic basis of thinness and, through this, a discussion into the genetic contribution to obesity
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SO, British Heart Foundation supporters event and laboratory tour 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Briefly describe the activity, please include the intended purpose and any outcomes or impacts that have arisen from it if known. For example, "60 pupils attended for a school visit to the research organisation, which sparked questions and discussion afterwards, and the school reported increased interest in related subject areas." *
Event was for British Heart Foundation volunteers to observe what research is currently happening at the University of Cambridge Biomedical Campus. They were given lab tours from multiple labs (including ours) where we presented data from our research and engaged in hands-on activities.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Academy of Medical Sciences Fellows Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited by Regional Champion of Academy of Medical Sciences to give keynote lecture at Fellows' event which was combined with THIS (The Healthcare Improvement Studies) Institute in Cambridge. The event was an opportunity for early and mid career researchers to present their work and to network with the fellows and peers and bring the East Anglia fellows together.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Cardiometabolic early careers researchers event, Cambridge 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited keynote speaker at Cambridge Cardio-metabolic early careers researchers event at St Catharine's College, Cambridge. The event is aimed at encouraging collaboration and connectivity and is a joint meeting between the Cambridge Cardiovascular Strategic Research Initiative and the Cambridge Metabolic Network and will support integrative cardiometabolic science through sessions to showcase collaboration across the research themes. There will also be sessions to help participants form new connections through mutual interest in techniques and discussions around their research connections.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - Cell Symposium, San Diego 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited speaker at Cell Symposium
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.cell-symposia.com/metabolic-therapies-2017/conference-program.asp
 
Description SOR - Dept of Vet Medicine Research afternoon 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine Research afternoon
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - EMBO Basel Life mtg, Switzerland 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to speak at EMBO Basel Life meeting on "Molecules in Biology and Medicine". A new EMBO meeting which is intended to combine general and medical biology. This meeting is a joint initiative of EMBO and a newly founded, not-for-profit organization, the European Association for Life Sciences. The scientific advisory committee envisions a top level, broad scope meeting and aims to establish it as one of the premier meetings in the life sciences. The meeting was held in conjunction with Basel Life Science Week.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Faulkner Lecture 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to give the annual John A Faulkner lectureship at the University of Michigan.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/molecular-integrative-physiology/events/201710/faulkner-lecture-prof...
 
Description SOR - Helmholtz conference, Munich (2018) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Plenary speaker at 6th annual Helmholtz Diabetes Conference, Munich. Helmholtz Zentrum München and Nature Medicine have combined forces to organize this annual high-impact conference series now for the sixth time. At this meeting, international top scientists interact to facilitate the identification of, and potential solutions to, the preeminent scientific challenges facing the prevention and treatment of diabetes. For this 6th conference, the main focus will be on the role of the brain in metabolic control.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.hd-conference.com/about-the-conference/index.html
 
Description SOR - ICE Cape Town 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Plenary speaker at International Congress of Endocrinology (ICE), Cape Town, South Africa which was held in conjunction with SEMDSA, the Society for Endocrinology,  Metabolism and Diabetes of Southern Africa. ICE is the premier global scientific gathering for endocrinology.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.ice2018.org/
 
Description SOR - IFSO World Congress, London 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Gave a talk at Best of British Symposium at IFSO (International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders) World Congress held in London
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.ifso2017.com/
 
Description SOR - Italian Debate for Endocrinology Experts (IDEE), Rome 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to give plenary lecture given involvement with 100K Genomes UK project at "Italian Debate for Endocrinology Experts 2018" meeting in Rome for Italian delegates. All speakers international.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Keynote lecture at GVS 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact The Gynaecological Visiting Society of Great Britain and Ireland's 2017 Meeting in Cambridge which is a meeting of senior academics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the UK.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - Keystone mtg, Copenhagen 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Keystone meeting: Neuronal control of appetite, metabolism and weight
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://keystonesymposia.org/index.cfm?e=web.Meeting.Program&meetingid=1458
 
Description SOR - King's College DNS Postgrad Symposium 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Gave talk at King's College London DNS (Departments of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences) Postgraduate Symposium
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - MTB Zurich 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Invited as keynote speaker to give a talk at the annual retreat of the PhD Programme in Molecular and Translational Biomedicine (MTB), University of Zurich, Switzerland
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Invited by Science and Technology Committee of the The Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, which was founded in 1781, to give a talk.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.manlitphil.ac.uk
 
Description SOR - Medical Alumni Biennial Lecture, St Andrews 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited guest speaker at Medical Alumni Biennial Lecture at University of St Andrews, Fife
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Milner Therapeutics Symposium 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited speaker at Milner Therapeutics Symposium which is a one day event, with speakers from Academia and Pharma/Biotech.
#MilnerSymp18
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - NIH OxCam Workshop, Cambridge 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to give keynote talk at the annual NIH OxCam Workshop held at Homerton College, Cambridge - a 3 day meeting that brings together supervisors and students from the NIH-OxCam PhD programme.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Oxford Metabolic Health symposium, Oxford 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to give keynote talk at Oxford Metabolic Health's inaugural symposium - a new cross-divisional and interdepartmental initiative at the University of Oxford that aims to bring together researchers with an interest in metabolism in its broadest sense, encourage interaction and exchange of ideas, and identify new strategic opportunities.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Pembroke College Campaign Launch 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Talk given by fellows of Pembroke College for its Campaign Launch
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - Pembroke College Campaign event 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Pembroke College Campaign event held at the Royal Society in London
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - RIA Masterclass and discourse 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact As newly appointed honorary member of Royal Irish Academy, invited to give masterclass and Academy discourse
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - SGC TEP Symposium, Oxford 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to give keynote lecture at SGC (Structural Genomics Consortium) University of Oxford TEP 2018 Symposium on 'Exploiting disease genomics to catalyse new medicines'- serving as an opportunity to bring together collaborators, funders, and partners alike to share the vision of the TEP concept for drug discovery.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.thesgc.org/tep-symposium-2018
 
Description SOR - SpR training, Addenbrooke's Hospital 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Talk for Regional SpR diabetes and endocrine training day, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Sri Lanka College of Endocrine 2017 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Three talks in two days given during Sri Lanka College of Endocrine 2017 meeting in Colombo
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://ecsl2017.com/download/ecsl-2017-flyer-programme.pdf
 
Description SOR - Swedish Diabetes Summit 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited speaker at 2nd Swedish Diabetes Summit held at Gothenburg which was jointly organised by the Sahlgrenska Academy of Gothenburg University and AstraZeneca
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://neurophys.gu.se/english/Research/second-swedish-diabetes-summit
 
Description SOR - Talk at Crick Institute opening symposium 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Opening symposium of Crick Institute to include staff and scientists from the Crick, from founding partner universities (Imperial, KCL, UCL) and from the Sanger Institute.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - Talk at Harvard Medical School, USA 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited speaker at Dr Jeffrey Flier's 70th symposium at Harvard Medical School, USA. Dr Flier was 21st Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard University for 9 years. He is also an endocrinologist and an authority on the molecular causes of obesity and diabetes and previously served as Harvard Medical School Faculty Dean for Academic Programs and Chief Academic Officer for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard teaching affiliate. He is one of the country's leading investigators in the areas of obesity and diabetes. His research has produced major insights into the molecular mechanism of insulin action, the molecular mechanisms of insulin resistance in human disease, and the molecular pathophysiology of obesity.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - Talk: German Diabetes Research School 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Two talks given on two consecutive days at a joint meeting of German Diabetes Research School and Insulin Resistance meetings in Nice
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - UK Congress on Obesity 2017 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Invited speaker at UK Congress on Obesity 2017, ASO (Association for the Study of Obesity) 50th Anniversary Celebration Lecture, University of South Wales
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description SOR - WT Researcher meeting, Hinxton 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Annual presentation of work undertaken as a Wellcome Trust funding holder
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR - What next for Genomics? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact What Next for Genomics? Providing Answers, Changing Lives, Transforming the NHS' public event marking the Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report and launch of a new phase of the Genomics Conversation (organised by Progress Educational Trust, a charity working in partnership with Genomics England), Wellcome Collection, London. Audience (150) will be made up of a mixture of academics, medical professionals, patients and interested laypeople. It will be filmed. SOR expert panel member.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.progress.org.uk/genomics
 
Description SOR 61st Annual meeting of German Endocrine Society, Bonn, Germany 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Gave plenary lecture
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.dge2018.de/programm.html
 
Description SOR Cambridge Science Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gave a talk 'Science of fat' at the annual Cambridge Science Festival
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/
 
Description SOR Life Sciences Seminar Series, University in Brno, Czech Republic 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Invited to give a talk in the Life Sciences Seminar Series in Masaryk, University in Brno, Czech Republic
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SOR, Cambridge SCienec Festival talk 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Evening talk followed by a Q+A session as part of the Cambridge Science Festival. The event was ilmed and is available on our youtube channel.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiCE1FBbsv4&list=PLetI6tUdcINbTF8N3_5NGQnaglrK12RJg
 
Description SS, Cambridge Science Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Researchre met with individual school students to talk about career opportunities in research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SV, Naked Scientist podcast, Aug 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Naked Scientist podcast based on a press release/recent publication describing conversion of white to brown fat in mice.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description SV, Reddit Ask me anything 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Researcher started a Reddit 'Ask me anything' thread based on a recent publication involving brown fat. The thread had 22K views in one week, answering 'good quality questions' for a couple of days and being, at one point the 3rd most popular topic
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/99c2w4/we_are_cambridge_university_scientists/
 
Description SV, Science News article 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Study in mice suggests drug to turn fat 'brown' could help fight obesity
Article published by Science Daily based on a press release following publication of an study.
Summary:Our bodies contain two types of fat: white fat and brown fat. While white fat stores calories, brown fat burns energy and could help us lose weight. Now, scientists have found a way of making the white fat 'browner' and increasing the efficiency of brown fat. While their study was carried out in mice, they hope that this finding will translate into humans and provide a potential new drug to help fight obesity.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181126123416.htm
 
Description SV, school visit 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Researcher visitited a local school to talk about his research as well as more generally about careers in scientific research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Science Slam 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Event associated with MRC Festival of Medical Research. An evening of lightening talks aimed at local adults was held in a room at a local pub. Scientists form the institute talked about their research in short (3-minute) presentations. Encouraged to use interesting props to help demonstrate ideas. Included a lively Q+A session.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description TVNZ one breakfast show interview, Aug 27th 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This live interview on New Zealand breakfast TV in support of the release of 'What's the right diet for you?' in Australia and New Zealand
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://tvnz.co.nz/breakfast-news/understanding-three-types-eaters-may-improve-diets-video-6379052
 
Description Talk on Public Engagement at the MRC Fellows' Symposium, London, 17/5/16 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Talk on public engagement to MRC Fellows at their annual symposium day in London
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Talk on public engagement at the NIHR summer training camp, Aschridge, 7/7/16 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Talk on public engagement at the NIHR summer training camp, Aschridge, 7/7/16
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Talk to the Cambridge branch of 'Pint of Science', 25/5/16 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Public lecture to the Cambridge branch of 'Pint of Science'
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://pintofscience.co.uk/event/why-are-we-fat
 
Description The Physiological Society Public Lecture Obesity: A Physiological Perspective, Newcastle United Football Club, Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle, UK, September 10th - 12th 2014 Title 'Are your genes to blame when your jeans don't fit?' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Members of the public seemed genuinely stimulated in their discussions. I also had an increase in my 'twitter-following'
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description The World Today, ABC News, Australia Obesity: now genes may be responsible for tight jeans, Maria Hatzakis reported this story on Monday, November 2, 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This was an interview on Australia National radio on obesity.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2015/s4343585.htm
 
Description Today FM Interview, Ireland, Jan 13th, 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This interview on Irish radio in support of the BBC2 release of 'What's the right diet for you?'
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www.todayfm.com/mobile/index.php?id=13408
 
Description Tutor on the Drug Metabolism and Discussion Group (DMDG) large molecule bioanalysis course 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Richard Kay was Tutor on the Drug Metabolism and Discussion Group (DMDG) large molecule bioanalysis course. A three day course held at Loughborough University, focussed on the dissemination of knowledge for developing bioanalytical methodologies for large molecule analytes.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description University of Queensland Public Lecture, Brisbane, Australia, Nov 2nd 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This was the annual public lecture given as part of the University of Queensland annual post-graduate symposium.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.uq.edu.au/sbms/public-lecture-dr-giles-yeo-university-cambridge-are-your-genes-blame-whe...
 
Description VKC, Position statement on liothyronine 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Formulation of position statements with other members of the BTA Executive regarding the recent, unwarranted rise in the cost of liothyronine (T3) which is making its prescription prohibitively expensive
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description What's the right diet for you? Horizon special, BBC2 Jan 12-14, 2015. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Professor Fiona Gribble and Dr Giles Yeo (me) from the MRL and MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit in Cambridge, together with colleagues Professors Susan Jebb and Paul Aveyard from Oxford, featured in a 3-part BBC2 Horizon special 'What is the right diet for you?' in Jan 2015, following the trials and tribulations of 75 overweight volunteers looking to lose weight.

The programme put forward the key message that although obesity results from eating too much, the underlying influences on feeding behaviour are varied and complex, and explored whether diets could be 'tailored' to tackle these different factors.

In this instance, the investigators focussed on three groups of individuals - those with a higher genetic risk of becoming obese, those with a low gut hormone rise 30mins after a meal, and those who eat in response to stress.

By harnessing the power of genetics, together with biochemical and behavioural phenotyping, the programme provided a thoughtful and entertaining perspective on the current problem of obesity, and explored whether 'personalised' diets tailored to some of the root causes of overeating can succeed where more general dieting advice has failed.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02ddsd9
 
Description Wordfest 2013, 'Thinking aloud - Obesity' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 150 in the audience

Extending the reach and improving public knowledge about obesity research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.cambridgewordfest.co.uk/festivals/spring/event/view/thinkingaloudobesity
 
Description ns, EKEP meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Invited lecture given at a professional conference
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017