Cell Biology, Endocrinology, Hepatology, Metabolism (inc diabetes and obesity)
Area of Current Research Interests
Signal transduction with emphasis on the control of metabolism. Specific interests are insulin action, the biochemistry of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
Promoted to Senior Lecturer from 1.8.87.
Appointed Professor of Molecular Enzymology in the Department of Biochemistry and Genetics, 1.8.90.
Elected a Member of the Institute, November 1993.
Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 4.3.96.
Member of the MRC Advisory Board from 1.8.97.
Head of the School of Biochemistry & Genetics, 1.8.98.
Elected a Fellow Academy of Medical Sciences, 2002.
Appointed Director, International Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, 2006.
Deputy Director, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, 2007-2015.
Awarded Emeritus Professor title at Newcastle University, 2016.