Institute of Cellular Medicine

Staff Profile

Professor Sally Marshall

Professor of Diabetes


Roles and Responsibilities

Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle upon Tyne  Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

UCAS selector

Member, Faculty Ethics Committee

Associate Editor, Diabetologia

Editorial Board Member, Diabetic Medicine


BSc with First Class Honours in Biochemistry, University of Glasgow, 1975
MB, ChB, University of Glasgow, 1978
MRCP (UK) 1981
MD, University of Glasgow, 1990
FRCP (G) 1994
FRCP (L) 1994

Previous Positions

Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer, then Reader Department of Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1986-1997
MRC Travelling Fellow, University of Aarhus, Denmark 1988-1989
MRC Training Fellow, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1984-1985.


Vice-President, European Diabetic Nephropathy Study Group, 2000 -2003
Chair, Renal Group, Evidence based guidelines for management of Type 2 diabetes. NICE / RCP/ RCGP/ Diabetes UK
Member, Renal group, Diabetes NSF, Department of Health
Member, Research Committee, Diabetes UK


Research Interests

Major interset in diabetic nephropathy - genetics, cellular biology, natural history and management

Other Expertise

Diabetes and pregnancy

Current Work

Reader in Diabetes, University of Newcastle
Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle upon Tyne Acute Hospitals Trust and Newcastle Primary Care Trust
Chair, Renal Group, UK Guidelines for the Management of Type 2 diabetes (NICE, RCP, RCGP, BDA)

Member, Renal Group, Diabetes National Service Framework (Department of Health)
Vice-President, European Diabetic Nephropathy Study Group
Member, Academic Committee, Royal College of Physicians

Associate Editor, Diabetic Medicine