Em P Graham Dockray FMedSci, FRS

Professor of Physiology Molecular Physiology & Cell Signalling

    Research

    Research Interest 1

    Transepithelial signalling

    Research Grants

    Four year PhD Programme (2008)

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    October 2008 - December 2012

    The endocrinology of the upper gastrointestinal tract.

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    October 2003 - September 2008

    Gut-brain signalling in man: modulation of the cholecystokinin-vagus nerve pathway.

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    May 2003 - September 2006

    Nutrient modulation of vagal afferent signalling.

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    September 2006 - August 2009

    Nanoscale characterisation of cell surface signalling domains.

    ROYAL SOCIETY

    October 2003 - September 2008

    Investigation of the genetic regulation of apoptosis in the stomach, with particular reference to the development of gastric atrophy.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    September 2002 - December 2007

    Gut-Brain Signalling: Roles of Lipid, Cholecystokinin and the Vagus Nerve in Man.

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    October 1999 - October 2002

    Role of MMP-7 in the pathogenesis of gastric cancer.

    NORTH WEST CANCER RESEARCH FUND

    November 2003 - November 2006

    Myofibroblast control of oesophageal squamous cancer invasion: role of chemerin

    NORTH WEST CANCER RESEARCH FUND, NORTH WEST CANCER RESEARCH INCORPORATING CLATTERBRIDGE CANCER RESEARCH - NWCR (UK)

    February 2015 - December 2018

    The role of the vagus nerve in nutrient signalling from the gut to the brain.

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    March 2002 - February 2004

    The neuroendocrinology of the upper gastrointestinal tract

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    October 1998 - September 2003

    The role of Reg and its putative receptor EXTL3 in the gastric epithelium.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    October 1999 - September 2003

    Wellcome Trust 3 year PhD - cellular and molecular physiology

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    October 2010 - September 2013

    Cellular biology of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas in health and disease.

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    January 2005 - December 2009

    Cellular Biology of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas in Health and Disease.

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    January 2000 - December 2004

    Four year PhD Programme in Cellular and Molecular Physiology.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    October 2003 - September 2007

    Identification of molecular mechanisms involved in the signalling of NMDA receptors to Ras.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    October 2001 - September 2006

    Bridging and accelerating the translation of novel scientific findings for health and wealth gain

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    March 2014 - August 2015

    Actions of cholecystokinin on vagal afferent neurons

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    December 2009 - January 2013

    Mechanisms of promotion of colorectal carcinogenesis by the non-amidated precursors of gastrin in vitro and in vivo.

    NORTH WEST CANCER RESEARCH FUND

    January 2001 - August 2004

    Modulation of gut-brain signalling: CCK effects on nodose ganglion neurones.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    October 2002 - September 2006

    Four year PhD Programme in Cellular and Molecular Physiology.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    October 2000 - November 2004

    Quantitative high-throughput proteomics for biomedical research.

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    March 2005 - March 2008

    Application of automated, high-content, live-cell, fluorescence imaging in multidisciplinary studies of epithelial, neuronal and stem cell function.

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    April 2007 - March 2008

    Intracellular and extracellular regulation of epithelial cell function in the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    April 2000 - September 2003

    Research Collaborations

    Professor David Thompson

    External: The University of Manchester

    Continuous collaboration since 1995 on gut-brain signalling, mostly supported by BBSRC

    Profs Dockray, Varro and Dimaline

    Internal

    Profs Dockray, Varro, and Dimaline

    Internal

    Collaboration on role of gastrin in gastrointestinal physiology