Organization profile

Organisation profile

Led by Professor Ian Megson, the mission of the division is to undertake world class research into the causes and treatment of diabetes and the cardiovascular diseases that the condition precipitates. The department also undertakes a range of contract research to support commercial entities of any size.  The department includes three different research groups that are engaged in fundamental aspects of disease development, progression and treatment.

Division of Biomedical Sciences

Diabetes Cardiovascular studies Genetics; Lipidomics (fats, cell membrane, energy storage, vitamin transfer); Antioxidants; Oxidative stress; Nitric oxide

Lipodomincs

Mass spectrometry; Chemical compound research; Lipid (fatty acid) role/makeup; Protein and Amino acid synthesis; Molecular structure

  

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Schizophrenia Medicine & Life Sciences
Nitric Oxide Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteomics Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteome Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Biomarkers Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Nitric Oxide Donors Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

Photo of Janet Adamson

Janet Adamson

Person: Academic Research Active

19972019
Photo of James Cobley
20132020
Photo of Daniel Crabtree

Daniel Crabtree

Person: Academic Research Active

20092020

Projects 2011 2020

Research Output 1985 2020

Plasma proteome profiling of freshwater and seawater life stages of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Morro, B., Doherty, M. K., Balseiro, P., Handeland, S. O., Mackenzie, S., Sveier, H., Albalat, A. & Meador, J. P. (ed.), 3 Jan 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 1, p. e0227003 e0227003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Oncorhynchus mykiss
Seawater
smolts
Proteome
proteome

Radial artery access site complications during cardiac procedures, clinical implications and potential solutions: The role of nitric oxide

Coghill, E., Johnson, T., Morris, R., Leslie, S. & Megson, I., 26 Jan 2020, In : World Journal of Cardiology. 12, 1, p. 26 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Radial Artery
Spasm
Nitric Oxide
Parasympatholytics
Nitric Oxide Donors
19 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Nitrates
Placebos
Performance-Enhancing Substances
Double-Blind Method
Cross-Over Studies

Activities 2001 2019

Millburn Academy visit

Daniel Crabtree (Member), Kirsty Hickson (Member)
27 Aug 2019

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

LifeScan - Healthy Working Lives

Daniel Crabtree (Member), Kirsty Hickson (Member), Katarzyna Goszcz (Member)
17 Jul 2019

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Women in STEM panel

Antonia Pritchard (Speaker)
3 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Student theses

The impact of antipsychotic drugs on the expression of genes associated with obesity

Author: Mustard, C., 31 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Wei, J. (Supervisor), Megson, I. (Supervisor), Whitfield, P. D. (Supervisor) & Bermano, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Determining the Rates of Protein Synthesis in the Zebrafish Heart in Response to Chronic Unpredictable Stress

Author: Geary, B., 31 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Doherty, M. (Supervisor), Whitfield, P. D. (Supervisor), Young, I. S. (Supervisor) & Cash, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Nanotoxicity of oxide-derived engineered nanomaterials: impact on cell viability and function, with conventional assays and evaluation of novel eicosanoid profiling

Author: Garrison, E., 1 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Megson, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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