Dr Aphrodite Vasilaki BSc, PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer Musculoskeletal & Ageing Science

    Research

    Research Grants

    Bench fees for Ufuk Ersoy / 201443759

    TURKISH EMBASSY (LONDON)

    February 2021 - January 2022

    Resident senescent cells drive the ageing phenotype of skeletal muscle

    BRITISH SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH ON AGEING (UK)

    September 2015 - October 2019

    2014 allocation - Wellcome ISSF non clinical fellowships

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    May 2015 - October 2018

    Determining the mechanism responsible for frailty in older people: opportunities for novel interventions.

    THE TERESA ROSENBAUM GOLDEN CHARITABLE TRUST (THE ROSETREES TRUST) (UK)

    October 2016 - September 2019

    microRNA-based interventions against loss of muscle mass and function resulting from in utero and early post-natal protein restriction

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    May 2017 - April 2020

    Neuromuscular redox homeostasis in mice lacking SOD1 and aging wild type mice

    NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH) (USA)

    September 2016 - April 2022

    Maternal protein intake as a determinant of the total number of motor units and muscle fibres

    THE PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY (UK)

    November 2014 - October 2015

    Deficits in motor nerve function mediate failed muscle regeneration during ageing.

    RESEARCH INTO AGEING

    February 2010 - March 2013

    Motor unit remodelling contributes to the age-related loss of skeletal muscle fibres

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    June 2015 - June 2018

    Denervation of small numbers of fibres during ageing leads to dysregulation of ROS and functional changes in whole skeletal muscles

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    April 2013 - March 2016