Centre Overview


To enhance and broaden the lipidomic research pertaining to nutrition, pre- and post-natal growth and development, optimal health, and neuro-visual and vascular dysfunction induced by chronic and genetic disorders. 

Primary objective

To undertake basic and applied research primarily on lipid and membrane biochemistry in relation to development and health.

Charities and organisations that have supported our research endeavours

EU and UK government EU Research Promotion FoundationEuropean Commission – FP6 Marie Curie Actions (Contract No. 29914); Food Standards AgencyMinistry of Agriculture, Food and FisheriesNATO
Charities Diabetes UKDown's Syndrome Research FoundationKitchener FundLaing TrustMarch of Dimes Birth Defect FoundationNutriciaPrisoners of ConscienceSir Halley Stewart TrustThe Christopher H. R. Reeves Charitable TrustThe Foyle FoundationThe Henry Lester Trust LimitedThe Henry Smith TrustThe Letten FoundationThe Mother and Child FoundationWolfson FoundationYews Trust
Independent charitable organisations The Royal SocietyThe Wellcome Trust
Professorional organisations St Bartholomew's & The Royal London School of Medicine Research BoardThe Foundation of American Oil Chemists SocietyThe Worshipful Company of Innholders
Industries Efamol Ltd/Wassen InternationalEquazen Ltd.; Kellogg's Co.; Martek Biosciences; Milupa Plc.; Roche UKScientific Hospital SuppliesShida Kanzume Co.; Vifor Pharma
Overseas Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth (Sultanate of Oman)