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Groups collaborating with the Ashcroft Group

Within Oxford University:

  • Prof. Patrik Rorsman (Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism) on ion channels in pancreatic islet cells and islet cell function
  • Prof. Mark Sansom (Biochemistry) on molecular modelling of KATP channels


  • Prof. Roger Cox (MRC, Harwell) on insulin secretion and the role of the fat mass and obesity related protein (FTO) in common obesity
  • Prof. Andrew Hattersley (Peninsular Medical School, Exeter) on KATP channel mutations causing neonatal diabetes