Research fellowship in clinical diabetes



Deadline for applications:
 
We will open for applications in autumn 2021 for 2022 awards.
The most up to date information will be on this website page.


How to apply
Please contact us for application forms and conditions and guidelines

Tel: 01293 762009
Email: ukresearchfoundation@novonordisk.com

 

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Previous successful applications

2021
The impact of total diet replacement for remission of type 2 diabetes on disordered eating; for better or for worse?
(Hammersmith Hospital, Imperical College Healthcare NHS Trust)

2020
Bile acid therapy for diabetes and obesity
(University College, London)

2019 
A qualitative study exploring the barriers and facilitators to healthy lifestyle choices in women with a history of gestational diabetes (GD)

2018 
Exploring the effect of very low calorie diet with and without adjuvant exercise training on vascular function and metabolic health in overweight individuals

2016
Syntaxin and phosphorylation as an insulin - regulatory node of GLUT 4 sorting in human muscle 

2014
Risk factors, morbidity and mortality of recurrent unscheduled attendances in type 1 diabetes

2013
Is there a shared heritability for the type 2 diabetes and depression association

2013
Preventing recurrent gestational diabetes mellitus with early metformin intervention

2012
Role of a novel recombinant adiponectic (fAd) in improving pancreatic islet β-cell function

2011
The role of microRNA 146b in modulating inflammation in human adipose tissue (joint fellowship with the MRC)

2011

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

2011
Limits of reversibility of type 2 diabetes: effect of disease duration on pancreatic composition & function

2010
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.

2009
Pancreatic and extra-pancreatic effects of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) in humans in health and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

2007
Optimising the tolerogenic potential of the dermal route of administration the development of a 'diabetes vaccine'.

2006
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?

2005
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

2004
The mechanisms underlying non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) in obesity.

2003 
Endothelium-dependent vascular behaviour in pregnancies complicated by diabetes.
Thesis - Here

January 2021

 

Research fellows

32 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.