Faculty of Medical Sciences

Staff Profile

Dr Timothy Cheetham

Reader in Paediatric Endocrinology

Background

Qualifications

BSc, MB ChB, MRCP, MRCPCH, MD

Previous Positions

Clinicla Lecturer, Cambridge
Research Fellow, Oxford

Memberships

British Endocrine Society
Diabetes UK
British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Research

Research Interests

Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Research interests include thyroid disorders in young people, growth and appetite regulation in the young, autoimmune endocrine disease and diabetes.

2 PhD and 2 MD students supervised.

Current Work

Congenital hypothyroidism
Thyrotoxicosis (National multicentre study)
Diabetes including a number of portfolio studies

Postgraduate Supervision

MD students

Funding

Diabetes UK
British Thyroid foundation
National Environmental Research Council
Local Special trustees

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

Tutor, MB BS course

Postgraduate Teaching

Tertiary specialists, paediatricians with an interest in endocrinology and diabetes have been trained locally within the paediatric endocrine unit.

Publications