Dr Timothy Cheetham
Consultant/Senior Lecturer

  • Email: timothy.cheetham@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 9562
  • Address: Institute of Genetic Medicine
    c/o Department of Paediatric Endocrinology
    Old Children's Out Patients
    Royal Victoria Infirmary
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 4LP
Associate Editor Archives of Disease in Childhood 
Chair of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Patient advisor and trustee, British Thyroid Foundation
Chair of the Joint Standing committee for Congenital Hypothyroidism (JSCCHT)
Member of the blood spot advisory group
Investigator and Chair of the steering committee, UK Collaborative study of Congenital Hypothyroidism (UKCS CHT)
 


 

Research program and associated publications (recent past) is in 4 key areas:
1. Thyrotoxicosis (Graves' hyperthyroidism)

PI, National Thyrotoxicosis study (BSPED Clinical Studies Group). A multicentre study of thyrotoxicosis management funded by the BTF and CGF. Recruitment complete, data analysis underway
MRC funded study of thyrotoxicosis manager to begin 2015 (PI).n young people 
2. Congenital Hypothyroidism
Local investigations into screening program performance, disease incidence and potential underlying mechanisms.
Investigator and Chair of the steering committee, UK Collaborative study of Congenital Hypothyroidism (UKCS CHT)
3. Diabetes
Local collaboration looking at disease epidemiology and underying disease mechanisms
Local lead for a number of National studies including SCIPI (subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy in children) and AdDIT (randomised trial of statin / ACE inhibitor therapy in type 1 diabetes.
4. Muscle function in health and disease 
Studies of vitamin D status and muscle function and collaboration with the muscle team.
 
Medical Students (first, fourth and final year primarily)
Ph D students (currently 2)
Postgraduate student progression panel
Faculty, ESPE summer school 2014