Konstantinos Manolopoulos

Colleges, School and Institutes

Research interests

Konstantinos Manolopoulos is a Clinician Scientist in Endocrinology with a research interest in human in vivo metabolic physiology. He is exploring the hormonal determinants of adipose tissue function, and is particularly interested in the factors causing adipocyte dysfunction in obesity. Furthermore, he investigates the cross-talk between adipose tissue and other organs such as gut, liver and muscle. He is responsible for the Human Integrative Physiology and Metabolism lab at the NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility. His research is funded by the Society for Endocrinology and the Academy of Medical Sciences.

He is an Honorary Consultant in Endocrinology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and his clinical interests range from PCOS to complex endocrine obesity.

Willingness to take PhD students

Yes

PhD projects

Dr Manolopoulos is interested in supervising doctoral research in the following areas:

Hormonal determinants of human adipose tissue function in vivo
Determinants of adipocyte dysfunction in obesity
The cross-talk between adipose tissue and peripheral organs, and the effect of exercise

Keywords

  • R Medicine (General) - Obesity, Adipose tissue physiology, Experimental Medicine, Human in vivo studies