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Professor Stephen O'Rahilly

Professor Stephen O'Rahilly

Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine

Scientific Director, NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre


Research Interests

My research focus is in the aetiology and pathophysiology of human metabolic and endocrine disease and how such information might be used to improve diagnosis, prognostication, therapy and prevention.

We use human genetic and physiological approaches, accompanied by studies in cellular and animal disease models to better understand the biological causes of highly penetrant forms of human obesity and also the mechanisms whereby more common genetic variants predispose to common forms of obesity.

Keywords

obesity

Key Publications

Full list of publications can be found in PubMed.

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