Cardiometabolic Health

Nutrition and exercise play a significant role in cardiovascular disease, which remains the leading cause of mortality in the western world.

Research in this group encompasses several aspects of cardiometabolic health with particular expertise in the following research areas:

  • Micronutrient metabolism and cardiometabolic risk
  • Cellular and metabolic alterations in cardiovascular disease
  • Modulation of cardiovascular disease progression
  • Clinical exercise physiology
  • Cardiovascular and metabolic health
  • Physical activity, exercise testing and prescription

Applications for MRes, MPhil, PhD or Professional Doctorates are welcome in all of the above areas. For informal enquiries or further information please contact


Group Members


Dr Mike Morris

Dr Sohail Mushtaq

Dr James O’Reilly



Research Students

Tari Agbalalah

Salma Ahmed

Lizzy Parker

Jennifer Saxon