Current Endocrine and Diabetes Research in Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh is independently rated as one of the top 20 universities in the world. The major focus for endocrine research is within the British Heart Foundation Centre for Cardiovascular Science, which is headed by Professor Brian Walker:
ECED academic staff based in Centre for Cardiovascular Science:
- Prof Jonathan R Seckl
- Prof Brian R Walker
- Dr Roger Brown
- Prof Rebecca M Reynolds
- Dr Shareen Forbes
- Dr Roland Stimson
ECED also has an active programme of diabetes research based in both the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Western General Hospital.
Edinburgh actively contributes to the study programme of the Scottish Diabetes Research Network (SDRN).
A number of clinical diabetes and endocrinology studies are being conducted by the centre's NHS consultants, including contributions to multi-centre trials and audits.
The details of individual studies which are currently recruiting participants are listed here.