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Christopher Gaffney

Lecturer in Integrative Physiology, Lancaster University

Christopher J Gaffney currently works at the Lancaster Medical School, Lancaster University. Christopher does research in the area of muscle metabolism including work in type II diabetes, spaceflight, and exercise.


  • 2018–present
    Lecturer, Lancaster University
  • 2016–2018
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Exeter
  • 2014–2016
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Nottingham


  • 2014 
    University of Nottingham, PhD Muscle metabolism
  • 2011 
    King's College London, MSc Space Physiology & Health
  • 2010 
    Liverpool John Moores University , BSc Sports Science (Physiology)

Professional Memberships

  • Physiological Society (full member)