We are based within the University of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, at the John Radcliffe Hospital.



Karl Morten, PhD

Group Lead, Senior Scientist, Principal Investigator


Primary area of interest: Mitochondria & Metabolism


Project: Principal Investigator for various projects covering mitochondria, metabolism in ME/CFS & drug toxicity


See Dr Karl Morten's University of Oxford profile and publications (Research Gate) here.


Tiffany Lodge, DPhil (Oxon)

Post-Doctoral Research Associate



Identifying different metabolic signatures in patients with ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other patient groups.


See Dr Tiffany Lodge's University of Oxford profile and publications (Research Gate) profile.


Sarah Hutchinson, DPhil (Oxon)

Research Technician



Mitochondrial morphology following cellular stressors.


See Dr Sarah Hutchinson's University of Oxford profile.




Megan Stoker

MREs Candidate, University of Oxford



Investigating antiviral drug impact on mitochondrial function.





Internal Collaborators

James WL Strong, AMRSB

Data Scientist

MSc Evidence-Based Health Care (Medical Statistics), University of Oxford



Metabolic profiling in ME/CFS and determining interplay with autonomic physiology and clinical symptomatology.


See James Strong's LinkedIn profile.


James McCullagh, DPhil (Oxon)

Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Director of the Mass Spectrometry Research Facility


See Professor James McCullagh's profile.









Wei Huang, PhD

Associate Professor of Synthetic biology


See Professor Huang's profile.







External Collaborators

Pawel Zalewski, PhD

Associate Professor of Physiology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland


See Professor Pawel Zalewski's profile.






Elisa Oltra, PhD

Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, Universidad Católica de Valencia "San Vicente Mártir", Valencia, Spain


See Professor Elisa Oltra's profile.






Brooke Scoles, MPhil (Oxon)

PhD candidate at London School of Economics


See Brooke's thesis here.








Patient Advocates


European ME Coalition 


The European ME Coalition is an advocacy group for persons suffering from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) in Europe. Our team consists of ME/CFS patients and carers who strive for high-quality scientific research so that one day an effective treatment for this debilitating illness can be found.


The Morten Group strives to reach out to our patient partners during concept development and during the research process.


Find out more here.

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