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I'm a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology  Gastroenterology. I completed my PhD at the University of Manchester in 2019, having held an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship. I now hold a Wellcome Trust Early Career Award (2023-)

My research is based within the Centre for Biological Timing. I'm interested in how nuclear receptors (including core clock proteins) and the gene regulatory environment direct energy metabolism in adipose and liver. During my Wellcome fellowship, I will be investigating the role of core clock protein NR1D1 in the development of adipocyte dysfunction in obesity.

I also work as a clinician at the Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism Centre at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (Oxford Road Campus). 

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

I am a member of the Society for Endocrinology, and served as chair of the Early Career Steering Group from 2020-2021. I'm currently on the editorial board of 'The Endocrinologist' magazine.


PhD 2019 - University of Manchester

MRCP(UK) 2012 - Royal College of Physicians

MBChB(Hons) 2009 - University of Edinburgh

BSc(Hons) Pharmacology 2006 - University of Edinburgh

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Endocrinology & Diabetes Specialist Trainee, NHS Health Education North West

Aug 2013Apr 2022


  • biological timing
  • nuclear receptors
  • endocrinology
  • metabolism


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