Faculty of Medical Sciences

Staff Profile

Professor Philip Home

Professor of Diabetes Medicine



Please see my personal web site www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/philip.home for details of my academic and clinical activities. A full CV is available there.


A full list of activities and positions is given on my personal website www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/philip.home

Previous Roles and Responsibilities

Vice-chair, Appraisals Committee, National Institute of Clinical Excellence
Chair, Clinical Guidelines Task Force, International Diabetes Federation
President, WorldWIDE Initiative for Diabetes Education


BA (Oxon) 1969; DPhil (Oxon) 1974; MA (Oxon) 1974;
BM, BCh (Oxon) 1976; MRCP(UK) 1978; DM (Oxon) 1991

Previous Positions

Vice-President, International Diabetes Federation
President, European Region, International Diabetes Federation


Research Interests

International lead on many insulin and other diabetes drug developments and evaluations, new and established
International and UK lead on evidence-based diabetes guidelines

Other Expertise

Global diabetes care, structure of care delivery, health economic evaluation

Current Work

Professor of Diabetes Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.  Emeritus from February 2020

Future Research

Clinical trials in diabetes careResearch Roles

Esteem Indicators (see full CV on personal website)

Global lead on clinical trials
Global and UK lead on evidence-based diabetes guidelines
Membership of many pharmaceutical global advisory boards
Invited lecturer many international diabetes meetings 
Invited lecture many national overseas (and national UK) meetings 

Industrial Relevance

Member of many global advisory boards (diabetes / cardiovascular), and lead external advisor on a number of recent new diabetes pharmaceuticals of high clinical significance.


Undergraduate Teaching

Newcastle University lecturing in pharmacology and M Res

Postgraduate Teaching

Many international and overseas/UK national lectures and teach-ins every year.  Scientific organizer of international meetings including IDF Congress and World Clinical Trials in Diabetes (2018,2019)