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The Diabetes Research Team - please visit the Leicester diabetes centre website

Diabetes Research at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust constitutes a multi-disciplinary team of consultants, research registrars, research nurse fellow, research nurses, research associates, assistants and administration staff.

The team carries out academic and commercial studies in all areas of diabetes to include: new oral treatments and combinations of treatments for diabetes, new insulins, including inhaled insulin. Long term cardiovascular outcomes, Pre-diabetes and prevention of Type 2 Diabetes and early detection of Type 2 Diabetes and intensive treatment.

The Team 

Professor Professor Melanie Davies CBE and Professor Kamlesh Khunti, both lead the Leicester Diabetes Centre.

The Leicester Diabetes Centre Hosts


  • The NIHR Clinical Network
  • NIHR Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit (BRU)
  • University of Leicester - Cardiovascular Science and Diabetes
  • Leicester Clinical Trials Unit (CTU)
  • East Midlands (EM) CLAHRC
  • The East Midlands Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Health