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Diabetes Research Steering Group 1: Causes of diabetes

Current priorities:

  • Causes of rarer forms of diabetes
  • C-peptide and its role in diabetes
  • Cystic Fibrosis related diabetes
  • Ethnicity and diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes - phenotyping and stratification
  • MODY - the impact of incorrect diagnosis
  • The role of different fat stores on the development of type 2 diabetes
  • Novel imaging techniques in type 1 diabetes
  • Obesity prevention

Chair: Professor Rebecca Reynolds, University of Edinburgh


Professor Reynolds has an established track record in clinical experimental medicine, whilst also treating people with diabetes and diabetes in pregnancy.

Who's involved?

  • Professor Susan Wong, Deputy Chair
  • Gareth Turnbull-Jones
  • Ron McDowell
  • Francesca Wilson
  • Jasmin Heath
  • Robert Resnick
  • Jo Selwood
  • Samantha McKinnon
  • Professor Katharine Owen
  • Dr Atanu Battacharjee
  • Dr Calum Sutherland
  • Dr Cathal McCarthy
  • Dr Elisa De Franco
  • Dr Kashyap Patel
  • Dr Louise Goff
  • Dr Moneeza Siddiqui
  • Dr Sara White
  • Professor Sarah Richardson
  • John Dennis
  • Professor Keith Godfrey

If you would like to share your views with the group on where research into the causes of diabetes should be focused, please get in touch:

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