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After graduating with a degree in Sport Science, I became a HCPC-registered BMS in haematology, before moving into research. I have three decades of research experience, including projects examining neutrophil interactions with platelets, the anti-inflammatory properties of APC in severe sepsis and gained a PhD investigating angiogenesis and signalling in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
Since joining the University of the Highlands and Islands, I have developed research interests in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and physical activity, as well as participating in numerous collaborations with industry involving marine biotechnology, drug development, and food and drink supplements. My role includes supervision of postgraduate students, and research governance policy and compliance within the Division of Biomedical Sciences. Current research includes looking at why COVID-19 seems more severe in patients with diabetes and tracking of long-COVID symptoms to begin to identify the underlying mechanisms and inflammatory system responses.
Bachelor of Science
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Liverpool
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Why Is COVID-19 More Severe in Patients With Diabetes? The Role of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2, Endothelial Dysfunction and the Immunoinflammatory SystemRoberts, J., Pritchard, A. L., Treweeke, A. T., Rossi, A. G., Brace, N., Cahill, P., Macrury, S. M., Wei, J. & Megson, I. L., 3 Feb 2021, In: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. 7
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The impact of glucose exposure on bioenergetics and function in a cultured endothelial cell model and the implications for cardiovascular health in diabetesFiorello, M. L., Treweeke, A., Macfarlane, D. & Megson, I., 11 Nov 2020, In: Scientific Reports. 10, 19547.
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Co-ingestion of antioxidant drinks with an unhealthy challenge meal fails to prevent post-prandial endothelial dysfunction: an open-label, crossover study in healthy older adultsGoszcz, K., Megson, I., Muggeridge, D., Treweeke, A., Hickson, K. & Adamson, J., 7 Mar 2019.
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Co-ingestion of Antioxidant Drinks With an Unhealthy Challenge Meal Fails to Prevent Post-prandial Endothelial Dysfunction: An Open-Label, Crossover Study in Older Overweight VolunteersMuggeridge, D., Goszcz, K., Treweeke, A., Adamson, J., Hickson, K., Crabtree, D. & Megson, I., 11 Oct 2019, In: Frontiers in Physiology. 10, p. 1293 1293.
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Preliminary study of hypoxia-related cardiovascular mediator-markers in patients with end-stage renal disease with and without diabetes and the effects of haemodialysisTreweeke, A., Hall, J., Lambie, S., Leslie, S. J., Megson, I. & MacRury, S., 23 May 2017, In: PLoS ONE. 12, 5, p. 1-11 11 p., e0178171.
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Iodixanol Has a Favourable Fibrinolytic Profile Compared to Iohexol in Cardiac Patients Undergoing Elective Angiography: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel Group StudyTreweeke, A. T., Maskrey, B. H., Hickson, K., Miller, J. H., Leslie, S. J. & Megson, I. L., 19 Jan 2016, In: PLoS ONE. 11, 1, p. e0147196
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Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Cohort Study to Establish the Relationship Between Glucose Control and Plasma Oxidized Low Density LipoproteinMegson, I. L., Treweeke, A. T., Shaw, A., MacRury, S. M., Setford, S., Frias, J. P. & Anhalt, H., 29 Apr 2015, In: Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 9, 3, p. 573-580 8 p.
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