MBPhD Programme


NEARY, Marianne T



Current Position:

Qualified: 2014

PhD title:

The change in heart metabolism at birth

Principal Supervisor:

Dr Ross Breckenridge - National Institute for Medical Research/Division of Medicine

Funding Source:

National Institute for Medical Research

Description of Project:



Karra E, O'Daly OG, Choudhury AI, Yousseif A, Millership S, Neary MT, Scott
WR, Chandarana K, Manning S, Hess ME, Iwakura H, Akamizu T, Millet Q, Gelegen C,
Drew ME, Rahman S, Emmanuel JJ, Williams SC, Rüther UU, Brüning JC, Withers DJ,
Zelaya FO, Batterham RL. A link between FTO, ghrelin, and impaired brain food-cue
responsivity. J Clin Invest. 2013 Aug 1;123(8):3539-51. doi: 10.1172/JCI44403.
Epub 2013 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 23867619; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3726147.

Neary MT, Breckenridge RA. Hypoxia at the heart of sudden infant death
syndrome? Pediatr Res. 2013 Jul 17. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.122. [Epub ahead of
print] PubMed PMID: 23863852.

Neary MT, Mohun TJ, Breckenridge RA. A mouse model to study the link between
hypoxia, long QT interval and sudden infant death syndrome. Dis Model Mech. 2013
Mar;6(2):503-7. doi: 10.1242/dmm.010587. Epub 2012 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 22977222; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3597031.

Neary MT, Batterham RL. Gaining new insights into food reward with functional
neuroimaging. Forum Nutr. 2010;63:152-63. doi: 10.1159/000264403. Epub 2009 Nov
27. Review. PubMed PMID: 19955783.

Neary MT, Batterham RL. Gut hormones: implications for the treatment of
obesity. Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Oct;124(1):44-56. doi:
10.1016/j.pharmthera.2009.06.005. Epub 2009 Jun 26. Review. PubMed PMID:

Neary MT, Batterham RL. Peptide YY: food for thought. Physiol Behav. 2009 Jul
14;97(5):616-9. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2009.02.024. Epub 2009 Mar 4. PubMed PMID:


Awards & Prizes:

Curriculum Vitae:


Marianne takes the bull by the horns!  Collecting DNA samples from yaks in Colorado [Myosin Heavy Chain 15 is associated with bovine pulmonary arterial pressure, Pulmonary Circulation - publication details pending]