Centre Co-Director Professor Paul Greenhaff will be awarded an honorary doctorate in Medicine by the University of Copenhagen next month at a ceremony attended by the Queen of Denmark.
We are delighted to announce that Centre Principal Investigator Dr Beth Phillips, Assistant Professor in Clinical, Metabolic & Molecular Physiology in the Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine has been chosen as the recipient of The Physiological Society’s inaugural 2018 R Jean Banister Prize Lecture.
Dr Beth Phillips appeared on the new program called ‘The Truth About Getting Fit’. Beth who has previously featured in Michael Mosley’s ‘Trust Me, I’m a Doctor’ series, stepped up to put Michael through his paces with a set of high-intensity exercises she has devised based on squats, star jumps and running on the spot to get the maximum benefit in a short amount of time.
CMAR funded clinical PhD student, Dr Daisy Wilson, won the scientific prize at the British Geriatrics Society (BGS).
Dr Beth Phillips, Assistant Professor in Clinical, Metabolic & Molecular Physiology at the University of Nottingham Royal Derby Hospital Centre has been awarded a BBSRC New Investigator Grant ‘Harnessing muscle-specific atrophy susceptibility to disentangle the mechanisms of disuse atrophy in human skeletal muscle’
Nima Gharahdaghi, University of Nottingham, wins poster prize at the 10th Annual Congress of the Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders Society
Nima Gharahdaghi an international PhD student funded by the Vice Chancellor’s scholarship, at the University of Nottingham won 1st poster prize at the 10th Annual Congress of the Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders Society held in Rome held on 8-10 December 2017.
The Young Life Scientists’ Symposium, an annual scientific conference, is organised by young life scientists, for young life scientists, and is an opportunity for scientists to showcase their work via oral and poster presentations, attend specialised workshops, and network in a positive and constructive environment. This year the symposium was organised by CMAR PhD students Jessica Cegielski, Colleen Deane, Joe Bass and Amelia Pollard.
CMAR member Dr Thomas Andrew Jackson, Clinician Scientist and Visiting Consultant in Geriatric Medicine in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, has been awarded the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) Rising Star Award for Research 2018. The competition was of a very high calibre however the votes for Dr Jackson were unanimous.
The 1st of October 2017 saw the start of Phase 2 of the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, which is funded jointly by the Medical Research Council and Arthritis Research UK. The funding provides £2.3 million over the next five years.