At the Metabolic Research Unit (MRU) we look at how metabolic diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes develop, and research the compounds that could treat them.
We have a strong platform in cell culture and molecular biology, which allows us to focus on the pre-clinical development of new drugs.
Disease developmentWe use cutting-edge techniques to discover the factors that lead to obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Compounds for treatmentUsing knowledge about the diseases, we investigate novel compounds that may be developed as drugs to treat them.
We have an experienced team of researchers at MRU, each with unique and shared research themes.