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Dr Matthew Black

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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 Diabetes and Vascular Research Centre 11


Matthew Black Ph.D is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Diabetes and Vascular Medicine Research team.

Matthew's research is primarily focused on examining the role of endogenous ketone production on metabolic efficiency in people with type 2 Diabetes. Matthew also works closely with colleagues in Sport and Health Sciences to understand the determinants of exercise performance and intolerance in health and disease, and to test the impact of exercise and dietary based interventions on exercise-induced fatigue. 


Ph.D in Exercise Physiology 2017

MSc by Research in Exercise Physiology 2011

BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Sciences (1st Class) 2010 





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Research interests

Main research interests include: exercise training, exercise-induced fatigue, exercise efficiency, substrate utilisation, the physiological determinants of performance and exercise intolerance. 

Research projects

The role of SGLT-2 co-transporter inhibitors on metabolite utilisation in people with type 2 diabetes (DAMES study).


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