UKAN Network News

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Kick starting collaborations to generate new research opportunities

January 31, 2023

Kick starting collaborations to generate new research opportunities

Through his project ‘Identifying the molecular pathways to greater muscle quality in older adults: impacts of lifestyle, socio-economic status, nutrition, and exercise’, Dr Mark Burton explains how an early MyAge collaboration initiation project has helped to address old research problems.

Comparison of force control (magnitude- and complexity-based measures) between adolescents and adults

January 31, 2023

Comparison of force control (magnitude- and complexity-based measures) between adolescents and adults

Dr Williams’s research focuses on pediatric exercise physiology is well-placed to recruit young people to research studies, while Dr Pethick provides analytical experience in muscle force control.

Kick-starting new collaborations across universities

January 31, 2023

Kick-starting new collaborations across universities

Delivering a single-cell atlas of human skeletal muscle in youth and older age, Dr Colleen Deane explains how an early MyAge collaboration initiation project has helped her to learn new skills and secure larger funding