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  Dr Rob Andrews
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am a Consultant Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol and an Honorary Consultant Physician at Musgrove Park Hospital,...
Keywords: diabetes | exercise | diet | obesity | insulin resistance | bariatric surgery
  Dr Nina Balthasar
Post(s): Reader in Neuroscience, School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Areas of expertise: Obesity and its related metabolic disorders are among the most pressing of today’s health-care concerns. The epidemic proportions...
Keywords: obesity | metabolic disorders | health | central nervous system | body energy homeostasis | body weight | weight
  Dr Rowan Brockman
Post(s): Senior Research Associate in Public Health, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: I graduated with distinction from Bristol University (2006) with an MSc in Nutrition, Physical Activity & Public Health....
Keywords: nutrition | physical activity | public health | diet | exercise | children | obesity
  Professor Jeff Brunstrom
Post(s): Professor of Experimental Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: I am an experimental psychologist with an interest in ‘behavioural nutrition.’ Broadly, this incorporates decisions and behaviours...
Keywords: diet | food choice | obesity | overeating | nutrition | dietary learning | appetite | portion size
  Dr Pauline Emmett
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: I am particularly interested is in the way in which early eating habits (breastfeeding, introduction of solids, type of snack...
Keywords: eating habits | breastfeeding | dietary patterns | obesity | infant feeding | childhood diet | childhood obesity
  Professor Ken Fox
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences
Areas of expertise: Spokesperson for the field of physical activity/exercise and public health. Senior scientific editor of the CMO report (2004)and...
Keywords: physical activity | exercise | psychology | obesity | public health | mental health | ageing | self-esteem
  Dr Tom Gaunt
Post(s): Reader in Bioinformatics, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: Molecular Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and obesity: I am funded by the British Heart Foundation...
Keywords: molecular genetics | cardiovascular disease | obesity | genes | bioinformatics | genome-wide association
  Professor Julian Hamilton-Shield
Post(s): Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research interests are in childhood diabetes, obesity and metabolism. I am a practising paediatrician at the Royal Hospital...
Keywords: childhood diabetes | obesity | childhood metabolism
  Dr Charlie Hindmarch
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My main focus of research interest is cardiovascular neuroscience; how does the brain control cardiovascular parameters?...
Keywords: RNAseq | microarray | cardiovascular | neuroscience | endocrinology | hypertension | bioinformatics | obesity
  Professor Russ Jago
Post(s): Professor of Paediatric Physical Activity and Public Health, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on understanding the factors that influence children and adolescents physical activity, screen-viewing...
Keywords: children | adolescence | physical activity | dietary behaviours | obesity | diabetes | parents | peers
  Dr Ruth Newbury-Ecob
Post(s): Honorary Professor, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on the genetic causes of congenital malformations, particularly of the heart and upper limb. I led the...
Keywords: congenital malformations | british heart foundation | congenital heart disease | tbox genes | new genetic technologies | obesity | Barth syndrome | inherited cardiac conditions
  Dr Angie Page
Post(s): Reader in Exercise and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: My research interests focus on the behaviours linked to childhood obesity and the determinants of children’s physical activity...
Keywords: childhood obesity | obesity | physical activity | eating behaviour | mobility | children
  Dr Simon Sebire
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity & Public Health, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: I contribute to research concerning factors that influence the physical activity and health behaviours of children and adolescents...
Keywords: physical activity | health behaviours | children | obesity | childhood obesity | health behaviours | motivation | exercise
  Professor Gareth Williams
Post(s): Research Fellow, Department of English
Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Dentistry Faculty Office, Health Sciences Faculty Office
Areas of expertise: Obesity (clinical and basic), hypothalamic control of energy homeostasis.
Keywords: diabetes | endocrinology | obesity