Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research (IMSR)

Changing lives and advancing knowledge through innovative metabolism, maternal health and hormone research

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    Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, taking research through from basic science discovery to clinical application.


    A unique collaboration between the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham.


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28 October 2021

Towards a brighter future for endocrinology research

Professor Chris McCabe, Professor of Molecular Endocrinology at the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, talks about the future of endocrinology research in the anniversary issue of The Endocrinologist.

28 October 2021

Leading diabetes social media influencers revealed

New research reveals that Dr Abd Tahrani is featured as being in the top five most active social media users who participate in the UK's online diabetes debate and who has published the most diabetes related posts.

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