Mark Edward Cleasby
Mark Edward Cleasby was trained in veterinary medicine at The University of Edinburgh and then spent four years working in a small animal practice before embarking on a research career. Returning to the University of Edinburgh, he completed his Ph.D. degree in prenatal programming of insulin resistance by glucocorticoids, in 2002. He then spent five years working at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia, where he further developed his research interests in the area of metabolism, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes. Since 2007, he has been a Research Fellow at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, where he investigates the pathophysiological basis of insulin resistance in skeletal muscle. His particular expertise is in molecular physiology, animal models of insulin resistance, and acute genetic manipulation.
Biography Updated on 1 October 2010