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The Centre for Stress and Age-Related Disease comprises internationally recognised researchers that work on multidisciplinary projects at the biology-chemistry interface, to understand the role played by stress in the initiation and progression of age-related disease and to improve health and wellbeing in older people.

 The centre is unique in the UK; it has scientific expertise in examining the impact that a range of stressors (psychological, xenobiotic, oxidative and mechanical) have on the initiation and progression of age-related disease.

 Research takes advantage of the multi- and inter-disciplinary academic staff, with much of our research being conducted at the biology/chemistry interface, generating novel datasets and attracting significant  funding.

 A multidisciplinary approach allows us to not only understand the involvement of a range of stressors in disease initiation and progression but also allows us to develop novel ways of diagnosing and preventing disease. Our members collaborate locally, nationally and internationally with other academic institutions, charities, hospitals and businesses.

Our work focuses on three main areas of research: Chemical Biology, Cell Biology and Translational Science.

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Pharmacists Medicine & Life Sciences
Serotonin Medicine & Life Sciences
Counterfeit Drugs Medicine & Life Sciences
Nitric Oxide Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Lebanon Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Nitric Oxide Synthase Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2015 2020

Research Output 2017 2019

  • 85 Article
  • 2 Abstract
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution with ISSN or ISBN

Direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC)-mediated vasodilation: Role of nitric oxide

Mabley, J., Patel, J., Sayed, A., Arya, R. & Scutt, G. 12 Feb 2019 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitric Oxide
Vitamin K
Food-Drug Interactions

3D printable conductive materials for the fabrication of electrochemical sensors: A mini review

Bin Hamzah, H., Shafiee, S. A., Abdalla, A. & Patel, B. 13 Sep 2018 96, p. 27-31 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conductive materials
Electrochemical sensors
3D printers

Alterations in melatonin and serotonin signalling in the colonic mucosa of mice with dextran-sodium sulfate-induced colitis

MacEachern, S. J., Keenan, C. M., Papakonstantinou, E., Sharkey, K. A. & Patel, B. 25 Mar 2018 175, 9, p. 1535-1547

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dextran Sulfate
Mucous Membrane

Activities 2000 2018

British Council

Cragg, P. (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: External funding peer-review


Cragg, P. (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: External funding peer-review

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (Journal)

Cragg, P. (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication Peer-review