Research Grant Holders 2018

The Physiological Society's Research Grant Scheme has been running since 2012; it is intended to support physiologists in their first permanent academic position or returning to a permanent position after a career break. Funds of up to £10,000 are available to provide support for their research or to provide seed-funding to start a new project.

The recent, 2018 funding round saw 9 applications selected for funding. We would like to congratulate the awardees, listed below:

Scott Bowen, University of Leeds; Establishing an experimental model of diabetic heart failure with a skeletal muscle myopathy. 

Mike Stembridge, Cardiff Metropolitan University; Mechanisms of increased sympathetic activity in acute and chronic hypoxia; potential role for the pulmonary vascular baroreceptors.

Ioannis Delis, University of Leeds; Neural and behavioural mechanisms of active multisensory decision making.

Federico Formenti, King's College London;Intra-breath arterial oxygen oscillations as a measure of impaired regional pulmonary perfusion in an animal model of acute lung injury.

Christopher Gaffney, Lancaster University; Determining the minimal amount of acute exercise to increase glycaemic control in young and old overweight males. 

Adora Yau, Manchester Metropolitan University; Implications of fasted cycling exercise on metabolic responses, gastrointestinal function, and appetite, in overweight individuals. 

Sarah Chapple, King's College London; Does Sulforaphane attenuate metabolic syndrome following obese pregnancy?

Alun Hughes, Liverpool John Moores Univeristy; Running out of time: Exercise, skeletal muscle and the circadian system.

Dean Hammond, University of Liverpool; Using stable isotope dynamic labelling of secretomes to advance the knowledge of myofibroblast heterogeneity in gut microenvironmental niches.