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Expert in Nutrition and Diabetes

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Graduating from the University of Birmingham, UK with a B.Sc. in Biochemistry in 1983, this expert joined the Department of Biochemistry in the University of Oxford where he obtained a PhD in metabolic biochemistry in 1987. Moving to link signal transduction with metabolism, he took up a postdoctoral position with Prof. Donal Walsh in the University of California, Davis, USA in the Department of Biological Chemistry, where he worked on the regulation of protein kinases associated with glycogen mobilization in liver and muscle. He then obtained an independently funded MRC (Medical Research Council) training Fellowship which he used to work with Prof. Nick Hales in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK, where he received training in cell and molecular diabetes research, from 1990 to 1992. He moved to UCD Dublin in 1993 to take up a lectureship in Biochemistry, where he set up a pancreatic beta cell research group and became responsible for the teaching of biochemistry to medical students. He received promotion to Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry in 2002 and Associate Professor in 2007. Since his appointment to UCD, this expert has published approximately 50 research papers and reviews and has received approximately 1.8 million Euro in Grant funding as Lead Applicant as well as approximately 1.5 million Euro as a Co-Applicant. This expert now leads a team of researchers working on aspects of nutrient, immune and endocrine regulation of pancreatic beta cell function and integrity and has also collaborated with colleagues in the pharmaceutical industry.



nutritional biochemistry



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1987   PhD   Metabolic Biochemistry   Oxford University  
1983   BSc   Biochemistry   University of Birmingham  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1993 to


(Undisclosed University)


School Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences


Head of Biochemistry


Responsible for the degree programme in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research in nutrition, exercise and diabetes

Career Accomplishments:

1. Biochemical Society, London UK 2. European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Germany

Professional Appointments

Member of the Editorial Board, Clinical Science, London

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has in excess of 80 research publications to date.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Portland Press, Clinical Science  
 - Journal of Endocrinology  
 - Springer, Diabetologia  
 - Journal of Physiology  

Consulting Services:
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Market Research:
This expert collaborates with at least one large Pharmaceutical company in the area of drug discovery with respect to type-2 diabetes

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Additional Skills and Services:

Organiser of a Masterclass in exercise and diabetes, February 2010, UCD Dublin


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