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Nutrition and exercise play a significant role in cardiovascular disease, which remains the leading cause of mortality in the western world.

Research in this group encompasses several aspects of cardiometabolic health with particular expertise in the following research areas:

  • Micronutrient metabolism and cardiometabolic risk
  • Cellular and metabolic alterations in cardiovascular disease
  • Modulation of cardiovascular disease progression
  • Clinical exercise physiology
  • Cardiovascular and metabolic health
  • Physical activity, exercise testing and prescription

Applications for MRes, MPhil or PhD are welcome in all of the above areas. For informal enquiries or further information please contact us.


Dr Mike Morris

Dr Sohail Mushtaq

Dr James O’Reilly

Lizzy Deery

Recent Graduates

Tari Agbalalah

Salma Ahmed

Research Students

Jennifer Saxon