Victor Gault

Professor

  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 3464 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
19992019
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Personal profile

Biography

Professor Victor Gault, PhD, is currently Professor of Experimental Medicine and Head of School of Biomedical Sciences.

Victor has over 20 years’ experience in diabetes research with specific expertise in brain-gut peptides. His primary interests focus on the function of incretin hormones and mimetics in normal physiology, their mechanism of action, and potential role in pathophysiology and treatment of diabetes and related disorders. Victor’s most recent research has highlighted the beneficial effects of long-acting gut peptides on improving cognitive function in diabetes and obesity.

Victor has published over 170 scientific articles in high impact peer-reviewed journals , presented his research at numerous national / international conferences and has attracted significant external research funding. He is the holder of several international patents in the use of peptide analogues in diabetes-obesity therapy and a member of several professional societies / committees and Editorial Boards.

He has also been recipient of several prestigious awards for his research including: Distinguished Research Fellowship (Ulster University), Nick Hales Young Investigator Award (Diabetes UK), European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Rising Star Award, and RD Lawrence Lecturer Award (Diabetes UK).

In addition to his significant administrative responsibilities and research activities, Victor continues to teach in the areas of Bioanalytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Clinical Biochemistry and Professional Skills.

 

 

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Research Output 1999 2019

  • 3464 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
  • 185 Article
Gastrins
Hypoglycemic Agents
Fats
Glucose
Peptides
Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide
Medical problems
Insulin Resistance
Obesity
Insulin
File
Insulin-Secreting Cells
Rodentia
Glucose
Peptides
Insulin
Open Access
File
Insulin-Secreting Cells
Growth
Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4
Ac-Nal(1)-Cpa(2)-Pal(3,6)-Arg(5)-Ala(10)-lHRH
peptide YY (1-36)
Peptide Fragments
Islets of Langerhans
Metabolism
Glucose
xenin 25

Prizes

Thesis

The generation and evaluation of novel gut derived peptides for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes and obesity

Author: Perry, R., Feb 2019

Supervisor: Irwin, N. (Supervisor) & Gault, V. A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis