Professor of Molecular Diabetic Medicine, University of Newcastle
Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust and Newcastle Primary Care Trust
Chairman of the Specialty Committee for Diabetes and Endocrinology for the Northern Region
Member, Basic & Clinical Sciences Section, British Diabetic Association
BMedSci (Ist class Hons) University of Newcastle 1980
MB BS University of Newcastle 1983; MRCP (UK) 1986;
MD University of Newcastle 1992; FRCP London 1997.
Genetic and metabolic abnormalities in families with Type 2 diabetes; biochemical and genetic basis of insulin resistance in Type 2 diabetes; mitochondrial related diabetes.
DIRECT is a consortium funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI).