Centre for In Vivo Imaging

Staff Profiles

Professor Mark Walker

Strategic Research Adviser


Roles and Responsibilities

Professor of Molecular Diabetic Medicine, University of Newcastle
Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust and Newcastle Primary Care Trust
Former Director, Newcastle NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility


BMedSci (1st class Hons) University of Newcastle 1980
MB BS University of Newcastle 1983; MRCP (UK) 1986;
MD University of Newcastle 1992; FRCP London 1997.


Research Interests

Genetic and metabolic abnormalities in families with Type 2 diabetes; biochemical and genetic basis of insulin resistance in Type 2 diabetes;  mitochondrial related diabetes.