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Diabetes And Metabolic Medicine Theme Seminar Series 

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Seminars are to be held at the:
Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC)

Leicester General Hopsital 

Theme Leads:

  • Professor Kamlesh Khunti

  • Professor Melanie Davies


The overarching aim of the Diabetes and Metabolic Health Theme is to address this urgent health care need by undertaking and supporting the totality of translational research designed to advance knowledge around effective therapeutic strategies targeted at the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes and related conditions. Read More .

Theme Seminars Series 2015 



If you are interested in attending or presenting please contact:
Diabetes Theme Administrator
Tel: 0116 258 4005


Theme Seminar Series 2014



Tuesday 24th June 2014 at  12:30 - 13:00 - Cirrus Seminar Room LDC

  •  “Innovative practice nurse-led models of care in type-2 diabetes in Australia”
    Cirrus Seminar Room, Leicester Diabetes Centre, Leicester General Hospital
    Dr Irene Blackberry  Research Fellow in Primary Care,  Deputy Leader of Aged, Chronic Disease and Equity Research,  General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, The University of Melbourne Download poster


Friday 14 March at 14:00 - Cirrus Seminar Room 

  • “Clinical Inertia and the associated Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes”. 
    Professor Sanjoy Paul, Professor at Clinical Trials and Biostatistics Unit, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia Download poster

Thursday 6th  February 14:00 – Cumulus LDC

  •  “Clinical Research in the NHS”
    Professor Tom Walley, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at Liverpool University will be giving a seminar entitled “Clinical Research in the NHS” Download Poster 


January 28th 14.00-  LDC


  • “People with Diabetes: From Vulnerability to Resilience"
    Professor Jörg Huber -  Professor of Behavioural Health Sciences  University of Northampton

Wednesday 22 January 2014 -The Nimbus Seminar Room LDC

  • Towards a dynamical definition of glycaemic stability

    Dr Tim Holt, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer at University of Oxford 


You are cordially invited to the Diabetes & Metabolic Medicine theme 1st Education Seminar as part of the of College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology.

Date: 12th November 2013

We are hosting a Self Management Seminar on hard-to-reach groups in long term conditions on the 12th November 2013.

This will be taking place at the new Leicester Diabetes Centre.

This high profile event will include speakers from our Diabetes Research Centre and from the renowned Steno Centre in Denmark.  Professors Melanie Davies and Kamlesh Khunti will both be attending  See programme 

The Education Seminar Day will allow University and NHS Research Staff, students and clinicians, the opportunity to share their knowledge and make new contacts across Leicester’s Research community. 

For further information please contact: Professor Kamlesh Khunti and Professor Melanie Davies, Theme Leads, Diabetes Research Unit, University of Leicester, Tel: 0116 258 4005, Email: or Mrs Raj Gill, Diabetes Theme Administrator, Tel: 0116 258 4005,

For more events please link to the University Events Page


Sedentary Behaviour - Professor Stuart Biddle

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UoL-Diabetes and Metabolic theme - Seminar 12th November 2013

Information about the event Download Document

Ist LDC International Education Seminar Brochure

Information about the seminar, abstracts and biographies of the speakers Download Document

6th February 2014

Professor Tom Walley, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at Liverpool University will be giving a seminar entitled “Clinical Research in the NHS” Download Document

14th March 2014

Professor Sanjoy Paul Download Document

24th June 2014

Information about the metabolic theme Seminar . dr Irene Blackberry Austrailia Download Document