Aston University James Brown

Aston University

Aston University James Brown

James Brown

School of Life & Health Sciences
Dr James Brown is a lecturer in biology and biomedical science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing. He is a Trustee of the British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA), the world’s oldest biogerontology research society.

His PhD was on the role of fat-secreted hormones in pancreatic function and James now works in the related field of body fat and how excess adiposity affects health and disease.

His research areas: obesity, type 2 diabetes, frailty, cancer and ageing.

Media experience
  • James has much media experience, notably BBC TV’s Trust Me I’m a Doctor and The Truth About…and Channel 4’s How to Lose Weight Well, as well as BBC local radio, print and social media. He writes frequently for The Conversation.
Areas of expertise
  • Obesity and adipocyte function
  • Diabetes and frailty in older adults
  • The biology of ageing
  • Exercise and nutrition in older adults
  • Muscle hormones and health

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