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Oxford Metabolic Health

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To keep up-to-date with relevant events and opportunities, join the OMH network by sending an email to omh_network-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk. All Oxford-based researchers and those from nearby facilities such as Harwell, at any level of their career, are welcome to join the OMH network and participate in our events and contribute ideas.

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Obesity

New weight-loss drug brings hope for safer obesity treatment

A collaborative research team from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge co-led by DPAG's Associate Professor Ana Domingos have developed a new weight-loss amphetamine that could potentially avoid the harmful side effects of traditionally approved treatments.

13 May 2020

updates and opportunities

Internal opportunities

The 2020 OMH Symposium is going virtual - from Tuesday 30 June to Friday 3 July! Share your research at the symposium by sending in your abstracts - deadline Tuesday 9 June - and join an excellent line-up of speakers highlighting the diverse research going on across Oxford as well as keynote speaker immuno-metabolism researcher Dr Erika Pearce (Max Planck Freiburg). To register and for details about submitting an abstract, see here.   

*POSTPONED* OMH Metabolomics Data Processing, Analysis and Visualisation Workshop - Tuesday 21 April, 10.30-4, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. We are hoping to run the workshop virtually so please look out for further details here and in the newsletter.

External opportunities 

NIHR/Diabetes UK co-funding for Programme Grants for Applied Research. NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research is partnering with Diabetes UK in all programme grant application rounds open in 2020. For more information, go to the co-funding brief webpage.