What we do

Broad research areas

Early life origins of disease
Pregnancy nutrition
Animal models of healthy ageing
Infant feeding
Obesity and the metabolic syndrome


Specific Projects

Finding biomarkers that predict heart disease at birth
Fetal programming of the cell cycle

Fetal programming and the insulin signalling pathway
Intergenerational programming of reno-vascular function
Maternal trans-fats and cardiovascular disease
Fetal programming of kidney disease: the effect of sex
Magnesium and vascular endothelial cell function
Programming of behaviour
Bumps and Beyond
Nutrition policy in Uganda
The Botswana Infant Nutrition Project
Managing Weight in Pregnancy (MAGIC)
Optimal weaning


Technical approaches

Manipulation of diet in rodents
Blood pressure measurement in rodents
Wire myography
Systematic review


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