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Obesity theme funding in collaboration with Rosetrees Trust

The BRC’s Obesity Theme have announced a new funding opportunity in collaboration with Rosetrees Trust, inviting applications for funding to support translational research aligned to the theme’s research strategy. Awards will be made up to the value of £40,000.

The theme is particularly interested in research that is aligned with the current and planned future priorities of the theme:

  • Proof of concept studies for the treatment of patients with NAFLD/NASH
  • Studies investigating the prevalence and treatment of non-alcoholic fatty pancreatic disease
  • Research using functional brain imaging to increase understanding of the mechanisms underlying energy homeostasis
  • Studies coupling genetics/specific cohorts (e.g. twins) and weight loss/weight maintenance interventions
  • Studies focused  on improving the health of adolescents with obesity
  • Research to investigate the mechanisms underlying the finding that medications used to treat HIV cause weight gain
  • Studies investigating the link between obesity and cancer
  • Studies aimed at assessing and reducing weight stigma

More details are on the Obesity theme page.

Applications should be submitted to joseph.mirza@ucl.ac.uk by 5pm, Friday 1st November 2019, using the following form.

 

Contingency funding available: BRC Oral Health and Disease theme

The BRC’s Oral Health and Disease (OH&D) theme is inviting applications for funding to support translational research aligned to the theme’s research strategy, focused on project completion. Awards will be made up to the value of £3,000.

Download the application form.

Completed application forms should be returned to Dr Sarah Watters (theme Operations Manager) at s.watters@ucl.ac.uk. There currently is not a deadline for applications.

More details.