United Kingdom

The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, with over £100m per year of research income, is one of the largest and most successful centres in the UK for the delivery of cutting-edge research, education and training. The Department of Diabetes, part of the School of Life Course Sciences, has a diverse portfolio of diabetes research including basic science, nutrition, islet biology, hypoglycaemia, technology, education and exploring the links between diabetes and mental health. The research team leading this project have a specific interest in hypoglycaemia and the use of technology to investigate and mange it. They are based at King’s Denmark Hill Campus on the King’s College Hospital site. As part of a major teaching hospital, the Department sees over 3,000 patients per year and is a key regional referral centre for hypoglycaemia and islet/pancreas transplantation.

The team are part of the Department of Diabetes within the School of Life Course Sciences at King’s College London, based at King’s Denmark Hill Campus on the King’s College Hospital site.

Prof. Stephanie Amiel

MD, FRCP, RD Lawrence Professor of Diabetic Medicine. Long-standing, award-winning track record of investigation and research in the field of hypoglycaemia for over 30 years with over 200 peer reviewed papers. These cover mechanisms, predictors and novel technological and behavioural interventions. Professor Amiel was also involved with the international hypoglycaemia study group that proposed new definitions for hypoglycaemia.

Dr Pratik Choudhary

MD, FRCP; Senior Lecturer and Consultant. Academic interest in hypoglycaemia and technology. Current studies include neuroimaging to investigate hypoglycaemia, and leading technology work stream within the DAFNEplus education program. Dr Choudhary has published studies of new technology and in particular CGM and is responsible for the islet and pancreas transplant program at King’s.