Research fellowship in clinical diabetes

Deadline for applications:
 the next round of applications for a Research Fellowship will be in 2019



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Previous successful applications

Syntaxin and phosphorylation as an insulin - regulatory node of GLUT 4 sorting in human muscle 

Risk factors, morbidity and mortality of recurrent unscheduled attendances in type 1 diabetes

Is there a shared heritability for the type 2 diabetes and depression association

Preventing recurrent gestational diabetes mellitus with early metformin intervention

Role of a novel recombinant adiponectic (fAd) in improving pancreatic islet β-cell function

The role of microRNA 146b in modulating inflammation in human adipose tissue (joint fellowship with the MRC)


Use of microneedle technology to deliver peptide immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes.

Limits of reversibility of type 2 diabetes: effect of disease duration on pancreatic composition & function

Exploring the glucose lowering potential of the sunshine vitamin - a 12 month RCT pharmacological and maintenance dose Vitamin D replacement in insulin resistant British south Asians.

Pancreatic and extra-pancreatic effects of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) in humans in health and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Optimising the tolerogenic potential of the dermal route of administration the development of a 'diabetes vaccine'.

Are Adipocyte-derived adipokines, markers of vitamin D deficiency and oxidative stress interrelated and do such measures contribute to arterial sclerosis in South Asians independently of traditional risk markers?

Small fibre function assessed using the ‘LDI flare’ technique in people with a hereditary risk of Type 2 diabetes, IGT, and Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes.
Thesis - Here

The mechanisms underlying non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) in obesity.

Endothelium-dependent vascular behaviour in pregnancies complicated by diabetes.
Thesis - Here

December 2017

Research fellows

27 research fellows have been appointed to date.

Valuable education through training courses and individual support are provided to the research fellow, in addition to their funding. Publication has resulted from the various fellowships.