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Metal Metabolism Research Group

The Metal Metabolism Research Group aims to understand the roles of minerals in biology, health and disease. Much of our work is mechanistically based and involves studies at the molecular and cellular levels as well as animal model systems and human. Our research focus is currently on iron and zinc.

Group leader: Professor Christer Hogstrand.

Our partners

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Wellcome Trust


Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (UKRI)

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The Francis Crick Institute

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Heart Research UK

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London Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme (LIDo)

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ZinPro Performance Minerals


National Centre for the Replacement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs)

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