Prof. Michael R. Duchen University College London, UK1 Talk
Michael Duchen is Professor of Physiology at University College London. He studied medicine at Oxford and St George’s Hospital Medical School in London and continued to practise medicine for several years before moving to UCL to study for a PhD, and he has been at UCL ever since. His research... read morecareer began as an electrophysiologist but he became interested in the intersections between cell physiology and metabolism, and the laboratory now is primarily focused on understanding mitochondrial cell biology in cell health and disease. A major emphasis is placed on identifying pathways that alter mitochondrial function that potential therapeutic targets in intractable human disease.