Principal Investigator: The Research group comprises three postdoctoral fellows, one research associate and four postgraduate students.
D.Sc. Oxon, 2003
D.Phil. Oxon, 1981
M.Sc. University of Malta, 1978
B.Sc. University of Malta, 1977
1978 - 81: Commonwealth Scholar, University of Oxford
1981 - 82: Postdoctoral Fellow, State University of Utrecht
1982 - 86: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Newcastle
1986 - 91: Lecturer, University of Newcastle
1991 - 94: Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle
1994 - 03: Reader, University of Newcastle
European Association for the Study of Diabetes,
American Diabetes Association,
Liver biochemistry, glucose and glycogen metabolism, regulation by insulin and neurotransmitters; regulation of glucokinase and glycogen phosphorylase, application of metabolic control analysis, metabolite control of gene expression.
Mechanism of action of anti-hyperglycaemic compounds and development of in vitro methods for screening mode of action.
Mechanisms of hepatic insulin resistance
Principal Investigator on two Project Grants (MRC and Diabetes UK) and three PhD studentships.
Current Research Funding is from:
The Medical Research Council
MBBS Stage I, NME2
MBBS, Accelerator Course (Case 8 and Case 18)