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Cell biology of Diabetes - primary investigators

Name RoleKeywords
Dr Kate Ellacott  Senior Lecturer Animal models, hyperglycaemia, hypoglycaemia, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, obesity, type 2 diabetes, neuroendocrinology, brain
Professor Noel Morgan Professor of Endocrine Pharmacology Diabetes mellitus, autoimmune disease, pancreas, type 1, type 2, beta-cells, islets of Langerhans, enterovirus, insulitis, insulin secretion, proinsulin
Dr Craig Beall Research Fellow AMP-activated protein kinase, Brain, neurons, Astrocytes, Diabetes complications, Glucose sensing hyperglycaemia, hypoglycaemia, Inflammation, Obesity, Pancreas, Physiology, Liver, Muscle
Dr Katarina Kos  Senior Lecturer (E&R) (Clinical) Adipose tissue function, gene and protein expression and function, human physiology, weight loss, obesity related complications, fatty liver disease, tissue oxygenation, vascular disease
Associate Professor Lorna Harries Associate Professor Molecular Genetics Ageing, Molecular Genetics, Type 2 Diabetes, gene expression, gene regulation
Dr Sarah Richardson

Senior Lecturer

Autoantibodies, autoimmune disease, diabetes mellitus, diabetes risk factors, diagnosis, insulin, islet antibodies, pancreas, prediabetes, public and patient involvement, risk factors of diabetes, translational research, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, β cells, enterovirus, pancreas pathology, B cells

Precision diagnosis - primary investigators

Name RoleKeywords

Dr Angus Jones

NIHR Clinician Scientist Type1, Type 2, insulin, c-peptide, classification, biomarkers, diagnosis, hypoglycaemia

 

Dr Timothy McDonald 

 

Consultant Clinical Scientist/ Honorary Clinical Associate Professor Monogenic diabetes, insulin production, c-peptide, creatinine, type 2, glycaemic deterioration, biomarkers, genetics

Professor Maggie Shepherd

Honorary Clinical Professor Monogenetic diabetes, genetics, misdiagnosis, patient experience, type 1, type 2, c-peptide, clinical care

Dr Richard Oram

Harry Keen Fellow and Clinical Senior Lecturer β cells, Type 1 diabetes, C-peptide, translational research, autoantibodies, autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes, Genetic risk score, T1D GRS, Extremely early onset type 1 diabetes

Dr Beverley Shields

Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics

 

Dr Mitra Tavakoli

Senior Lecturer (E&R)

Microvascular Complications, Ophthalmic markers, Early Diagnosis, Screening , Implementation, Neurodegenerative biomarkers 

Treatment Response - primary investigators

Name RoleKeywords
Dr Angus Jones NIHR Clinician Scientist Type1, Type 2, insulin, c-peptide, classification, biomarkers, diagnosis, hypoglycaemia
Dr Timothy McDonald  Consultant Clinical Scientist/ Honorary Monogenic diabetes, insulin production, c-peptide, creatinine, type 2, glycaemic deterioration, biomarkers, genetics 
Professor Maggie Shepherd Honorary Clinical Professor Monogenetic diabetes, genetics, misdiagnosis, patient experience, type 1, type 2, c-peptide, clinical care
Professor Andrew Hattersley Gillings Chair of Precision Medicine, Professor of Molecular Medicine & Consultant Physician MODY, Neonatal diabetes, islet antibodies, gestational diabetes, genetic risk score, Bioinformatics, BMI Diagnosis
Dr Katarina Kos  Senior Lecturer (E&R) (Clinical) adipose tissue function, gene and protein expression and function, human physiology, weight loss, obesity related complications, fatty liver disease, tissue oxygenation, vascular disease

Dr Richard Oram 

Harry Keen Fellow and Clinical Senior Lecturer β cells, Type 1 diabetes, C-peptide, translational research, autoantibodies, autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes, Genetic risk score, T1D GRS, Extremely early onset type 1 diabetes

 

Dr Mitra Tavakoli

 

Senior Lecturer (E&R)  Microvascular Complications, Ophthalmic markers, Early Diagnosis, Screening , Implementation, Neurodegenerative biomarkers 

Complications - primary investigators

Name RoleKeywords
Dr Craig Beall Research Fellow AMP-activated protein kinase, Brain, neurons, Astrocytes, Diabetes complications, Glucose sensing hyperglycaemia, hypoglycaemia, Inflammation, Obesity, Pancreas, Physiology, Liver, Muscle 
Professor Angela Shore  Vice Dean (Research) Cardiovascular disease, microvascular function, type 2, blood pressure, microcirculation, Barret's Oesophasgus, primary care, public health

Dr David Strain

Senior Clinical Lecturer (E&R) (HEFCE-NHS CSLA) Clinical inertia Ageing Older adults Microvascular disease Individualisation

Dr Katarina Kos

Senior Lecturer (E&R) (Clinical)  Adipose tissue function, gene and protein expression and function, human physiology, weight loss, obesity related complications, fatty liver disease, tissue oxygenation, vascular disease

Dr Mitra Tavakoli

Senior Lecturer (E&R) Microvascular Complications, Ophthalmic markers, Early Diagnosis, Screening , Implementation, Neurodegenerative biomarkers 

Genomic Medicine - primary investigators

Name RoleKeywords
Professor Andrew Hattersley Gillings Chair of Precision Medicine, Professor of Molecular Medicine & Consultant Physician MODY, Neonatal diabetes, islet antibodies, gestational diabetes, genetic risk score, Bioinformatics, BMI Diagnosis
Professor Andrew Crosby Professor of Human Genetics Genetics, Neurological diseases, Pathogenic mechanisms, Cardiovascular disease, Mutations, therapeutic approaches, inherited diseases, communities
Professor Sian Ellard Professor of Genomic Medicine Monogenic diabetes, neonatal diabetes, hyperinsulinism, next generation sequencing technology
Dr Sarah Flanagan  Sir Henry Dale Fellow Diabetes Mellitus Genetic Screening Hyperglycaemia Hyperinsulinism Hypoglycaemia Insulin Molecular Genetics Monogenic autoimmune disease Monogenic Diabetes Neonatal Diabetes

Professor Tim Frayling 

Professor of Human Genetics Bioinformatics, BMI, diabetes mellitus, diabetes risk factors, genetic risk score, genetic screening, genomic-wide association studies, hyperglycaemia, hyperinsulinism, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin, insulin resistance, microalbuminuria, molecular genetics, obesity, pancreas, polygenic diabetes, prediabetes, public and patient involvement, risk factors of diabetes, type 2, β cells

Dr Rachel Freathy 

Sir Henry Dale Fellow Birth weight, pregnancy, genome-wide association studies, polygenic diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, bioinformatics, genetic risk score, hyperglycaemia 

Associate Professor Lorna Harries 

Associate Professor Molecular Genetics Ageing, Molecular Genetics, Type 2 Diabetes, gene expression, gene regulation

 

Dr Michael Weedon

 

Associate Professor Bioinformatics, diabetes mellitus, genetic risk score, genomic-wide association studies, MODY, molecular genetics, monogenic diabetes, obesity, polygenic diabetes, risk factors of diabetes, type 2

Dr Richard Oram

Harry Keen Fellow and Clinical Senior Lecturer β cells, Type 1 diabetes, C-peptide, translational research, autoantibodies, autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes, Genetic risk score, T1D GRS, Extremely early onset type 1 diabetes

Lifestyle and Prevention - primary investigators

Name RoleKeywords
Dr Kate Ellacott  Senior Lecturer Animal models, hyperglycaemia, hypoglycaemia, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, obesity, type 2 diabetes, neuroendocrinology, brain
Professor Rob Andrews  Associate Professor of Diabetes/Honorary Consultant in Diabetes Exercise, Diet, Clinical studies, Obesity, education, Type 1, Type 2, B cell, insulin resistance, hyperglycaemia, hypoglycaemia
Dr Katarina Kos  Senior Lecturer (E&R) (Clinical) Adipose tissue function, gene and protein expression and function, human physiology, weight loss, obesity related complications, fatty liver disease, tissue oxygenation, vascular disease
Dr Alan Barker  Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Exercise and Health  Exercise, cardio-metabolic diseases, type 1 diabetes, adolescents, metabolism, vascular health, high-intensity exercise, moderate-intensity exercise

Dr Francis Stephens

Associate Professor Type 2 diabetes, ageing, insulin resistance, skeletal muscle, lipid metabolism, nutrition, exercise physiology

 

Professor Katrina Wyatt

 

Professor of Relational Health Prevention, creating the conditions for health, engaged research

Dr Jenny Lloyd 

Senior Research Fellow in Child Health BMI, diabetes risk factors, obesity, public and patient involvement, translational research