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Thomas P. Solomon

  • Ph.D.
  • Senior Lecturer & EU Marie Curie Research Fellow
  • University of Birmingham
  • 67PublicationsNumber of items in Thomas P.'s My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 20Followers

Research interests

insulin sensitivity; incretin metabolism; obesity; diet; exerciseinflammationpancreatic beta-cell function; type 2 diabetes; insulin secretion; glucotoxicity

About

I lead an integrative metabolism research group in the School of Sports, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences and Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research at the University of Birmingham in the UK. My group's first line of research is to understand hyperglycemia-induced impairments in endocrine and metabolic pathways (a process known as glucotoxicity). Our second line of research is to determine how physical exercise can improve glycemic control in hyperglycemia-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, and to understand the interaction between glucotoxicity and exercise. We have specific interests in the endocrine cross-talk between skeletal muscle cells, pancreatic beta-cells (insulin secretion), and intestinal L-cells (GLP-1 secretion), and use a bench-to-bedside clinical-translational approach to investigate the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes.

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  • Circulating soluble RAGE isoforms are attenuated in obese, impaired-glucose-tolerant individuals and are associated with the development of type 2 diabetes

    • Miranda E
    • Somal V
    • Mey J
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  • Exercise to preserve beta cell function in recent-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus (EXTOD) - a study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial

    • Narendran P
    • Solomon T
    • Andrews R
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  • FGF21 Is a Sugar-Induced Hormone Associated with Sweet Intake and Preference in Humans

    • Søberg S
    • Sandholt C
    • Jespersen N
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  • Glucose effectiveness, but not insulin sensitivity, is improved after short-term interval training in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a controlled, randomised, crossover trial

    • Karstoft K
    • Clark M
    • Jakobsen I
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  • The impact of acute bouts of interval and continuous walking on energy‐intake and appetite regulation in subjects with type 2 diabetes

    • Müller I
    • Wedell‐Neergaard A
    • Solomon T
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Professional experience

Senior Lecturer & EU Marie Curie Research Fellow

University of Birmingham

July 2015 - Present

Associate Professor

Kobenhavns Universitet Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet

January 2013 - June 2015(2 years)

Senior Researcher and Human Physiology Group Leader, Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism

Rigshospitalet

January 2010 - December 2012(3 years)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Cleveland Clinic

January 2007 - December 2009(3 years)

Education history

Ph.D. Metabolism

University of Birmingham

November 2002 - July 2006(4 years)

B.Sc. Biochemistry (Hons)

University of Birmingham

September 1999 - July 2002(3 years)