Regulation of NAD+ metabolism in skeletal muscle during ageing and disease

Year of award: 2014


  • Dr Gareth Lavery

    University of Birmingham

Project summary

Gareth’s research group is at the Centre for Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Birmingham. Their work seeks to understand skeletal muscle signals and processes that mediate the health benefits of exercise along with important nutritional compounds. The aim is to define the properties of these processes and target them as a strategy to stave off the increasing incidence of metabolic and age-related decline and disease. Identifying ways to retain healthy, functional skeletal muscle that can maximally benefit from exercise and nutritional interventions will be important to support ageing societies.